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A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s get this out of the way at the start. There is no hangover here. No champagne flowed in the living room last night after the Dodgers, the team of my youth (and now, old age), won their first World Series title since my youngest was in diapers.
Gonzaga senior wing Corey Kispert was named to CBS Sports’ preseason All-America first team.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some days, news comes at you in unexpected ways. Thank goodness, yesterday wasn’t one of those days.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Since Orel Hershiser struck out Oakland’s Tony Phillips for the final out of the 1988 World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have played 5,014 regular-season games and 113 more in the postseason in pursuit of their next title. They have spent $3.69 billion in player payroll over 32 seasons.
The Idaho state football and volleyball playoffs start Friday and several North Idaho teams are ready to contend for titles.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was no way anyone, or any team, was going to harsh my mellow, as The Dude might say. Which is why the end of the Seahawks’ game passed by without a second glance. Not with the Dodgers a game away from a World Series title.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The NFC West has a new challenger for the top that's won three straight games. The Arizona Cardinals earned a few style points with the way they pulled off this prime-time thriller, too.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Clayton Kershaw’s glittering career lacked two of the most satisfying accomplishments: a win deep in the World Series and a championship ring.
ARLINGTON, Texas – For all the talk about pride in advancing runners and manufacturing runs, teams in the postseason have really dug the long ball.
FORT WORTH, Texas – Sheldon Creed got a little bump from a friend who was already in the final four for the NASCAR Truck Series.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s keep this short and sour, shall we? After all, you want to get to the NFL on a Sunday in which the Seahawks play the day’s final game. That leaves all of the daylight hours to watch RedZone, snack and prepare yourself for whatever happens in the Phoenix area tonight.
Check out all the sights and sounds from the 2020 State Cross Country Meet at Rebecca Farms in Kalispell.
WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White House said Saturday.
Nathan Chen found himself in a familiar place Saturday on the top step of the podium.
Zach Johnson scored three touchdowns and visiting Lake City came back from a halftime deficit to beat Lewiston 36-12 in an Inland Empire League 5A game on Saturday.
WARSAW, Poland – Polish President Andrzej Duda says he feels well despite testing positive for the coronavirus, and he apologized Saturday to everyone who must quarantine because they had contact with him.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s kind of fun when the weather changes. It’s part of the joy of living in an area with four distinct seasons. But when the snow gods decide to visit with more than a half-foot of fun in late October, that seems a little over the top. Still, high school football went on in North Idaho, even as the white stuff obscured much of the fields.
You would think playing a district title football game in a snowstorm would lead to a lot of handoffs, ball control and defense.
Graham Mertz threw five touchdown passes to match the Wisconsin record in a commanding first career start and the No. 14 Badgers beat Illinois 45-7 on Friday night to open the pandemic-delayed Big Ten football season.