Stories tagged: Mariners
Tue., May 28, 2019, 8:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We lost a valued member of our household over the weekend, one that served us well from nearly 25 years. It’s hard to let go.
Sat., May 18, 2019, 7:22 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s a lot going on today. Let’s get right to it.
Sun., April 21, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
Out of the Park 20 PC Review: Getting closer to perfect
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
Ichiro Suzuki showered with cheers and chants while taking his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
With Mariners pitchers and catchers scheduled to report Monday in Peoria, Ariz., here are five things to watch this spring.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Former Mariners pitcher and Hall of Famer Randy Johnson has placed his Paradise Valley, Arizona, home up for auction.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 2:48 p.m.
Speedy outfielder and leadoff hitter Mallex Smith has been acquired by the Seattle Mariners from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher Mike Zunino and outfielder Guillermo Heredia as part of …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Wednesday was about winning. And losing. And about the past and the future. Read on.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a bit of rhythm to a college football week. It starts with a slow shuffle and moves with a quicker beat as Saturday …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It has come to this: The Mariners need a miracle and the Seahawks were raving about their punter. This wasn’t the scenario we thought we …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first Sunday of NFL football is over. Why is it that, despite wholesale changes in the offseason, so many teams haven’t really changed at …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From emotional releases to penalties to calling off the fight, yesterday’s action kept our attention
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may not have been officially be Flag Day, but that’s how it felt Saturday around here. Washington State raised its Cougar one in an …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another college football Saturday awaits. But if you want to watch it all, you better be ready to give it about 18, 19 hours. Wait, …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The most famous football player in Florida State history died yesterday. And Burt Reynold’s passing brought back a bunch of memories, from “Deliverance” to “Evening …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As Washington State opens its home football season, the Cougars move forward instead of moving on
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Everyone has experienced sadness mixed in with the joy sports can bring. That’s part of how sports mirror life. But one would hope a certain …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A lot happened in the regional sports scene yesterday, much of it self-evident. But the most important items were a bit hidden. Read on.
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The long stretch run is upon us. We’re not really referring to the baseball season, but that too. It coincides with the unofficial end of …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:20 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may be the beginning of football season, but it’s still a bit early to give up on baseball, isn’t it? Especially when the local …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football’s first full Saturday at times made us sore, but also offered some exercise
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is your backside sore? You know, after spending from 9 in the morning until after 11 at night sitting and watching college football? No way …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is here. Finally. It is the first full Saturday of college football season. Everyone plays. And everyone gets to cheer. Or moan. Read on.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 8:23 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s still August, isn’t it? For a few more hours at least. But yet high school football is in full-go mode. It’s not something that’s …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From signings to trades to losses to endings to special sections, it is one packed day
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So much happened yesterday, time constraints make it impossible to get to it all. Not for me, but for you. Who has an entire day …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If it weren’t for the National League West, the M’s would have a better view of the postseason
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The question has to be asked as we enter the last few days of August. It has to be asked of the Mariners and their …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: You can call it a depth chart or a two-deep or whatever – just don’t call it definitive
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s in a two-deep? In college football, more than two players at every position, obviously. Which doesn’t really make sense, does it? Read on.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:32 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s game week for the local college football teams. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Heck, it is even raining in Spokane this …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes it only takes one improbable win to propel a team to heights unexpected. And other times that unexpected victory is just a footnote in …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks come up short but their overall performance has to be considered an improvement
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s getting to be that time of year. You know, when weekends become so busy there is no time to mow the lawn. Or wash …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If the Seahawks are supposed to save what’s been a tough late summer, they better get started tonight filling in the gaps
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So what’s going on? Not the M’s, who were off yesterday. At least the Seahawks are playing tonight, albeit a preseason game. Read on.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 7:44 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Instead of lamenting the state of the Mariners this morning, we’re going in another direction: lamenting the hypocrisy of fans. It’s a well that may …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Would you want a bunch of your ‘fans’ to decide if you keep your job? That’s what happens in Seattle
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every four years, Seattle Sounder fans do something no other fan base in North American professional sports are allowed to do: They vote whether to …