Stories tagged: mariners
Fri., March 27, 2020
A Grip on Sports: The most-accomplished women’s college basketball players in our lifetimes have accomplished so much
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s that time again. After a few days of news, it’s time to get back to looking back. And making a list. Checking it twice. …
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
A Grip on Sports: The Zags messed up their poll ranking by – and we’re not joking – winning two games at home by big margins over good-to-decent teams
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see how this worked. Team A won two games at home against teams ranked quite a bit higher in the metric the NCAA uses …
Mon., July 29, 2019
A Grip on Sports: Keith Lincoln was an integral part of WSU’s football history, from his nickname to his legacy
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Keith Lincoln is a legendary figure around Pullman and Washington State. But did the man match the myth? In some ways no, but in the …
Tue., June 25, 2019
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We spent part of our Monday morning watching the U.S. women fight its way to a 2-1 victory over Spain in the knockout round of …
Tue., May 28, 2019
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
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s a lot going on today. Let’s get right to it.
Sun., April 21, 2019
Out of the Park 20 PC Review: Getting closer to perfect
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
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
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
Former Mariners pitcher and Hall of Famer Randy Johnson has placed his Paradise Valley, Arizona, home up for auction.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
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
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Wednesday was about winning. And losing. And about the past and the future. Read on.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …