FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 2007
Fri., Aug. 31, 2007, 12:32 p.m.
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Fri., Aug. 31, 2007, 11:34 a.m.
The basketball coaching contract of Freeman’s Mike Thacker has been terminated by the school district’s board of directors.No reason was given, although Superintendent Sergio Hernandez confirmed the decision.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2007, 9:14 a.m.
COUGARSI have a list about as long as Fabian Boeke's arms to do this morning – in case you don't know, the WSU freshman from Germany has a 747's wingspan – so here's my plan:A post this morning with links, etc. Then tonight, after I've...
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2007
Wed., Aug. 29, 2007, 11:15 a.m.
COUGARS • UPDATED: 2:30 P.M.We're going to have quick post this morning – and I promise when I have Internet access at my apartment I'll post earlier – because my plate is full and I don't mean with breakfast … hmmm, breakfast … but with...
TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2007
Tue., Aug. 28, 2007, 11:18 a.m.
COUGARSSorry this is later than usual, but I got involved in writing tomorrow's story (on Wisconsin – wait, isn't that a song?) and trying to get into the Pac-10 conference call – phone problems, so I'll have to wait for the tape (coaches, waiting for...
MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2007
Mon., Aug. 27, 2007, 11:21 a.m.
COUGARSThis might be a pretty long post, so we are going to use the read full entry link. We're doing that because we are trying to get you, the SportsLink reader, trained to just read this intro blurb, then click on the full entry link...
Mon., Aug. 27, 2007, 8:26 a.m.
By Joe DavidsonSacramento BeeDennis Erickson is as vagabond as they come.Twenty five years and nine different head coaching gigs. From coast to coast, small college to big-time university; to the NFL and back to college.
SUNDAY, AUG. 26, 2007
Sun., Aug. 26, 2007, 2:51 p.m.
COUGARSIt's been a long day already, and I realized just recently –when I received an e-mailed question – I haven't checked in with you folks. So how's your Sunday going? I've been working on a story for Tuesday and doing laundry, so I hope your...
SATURDAY, AUG. 25, 2007
FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2007
Fri., Aug. 24, 2007, 9:10 a.m.
COUGARSPractice yesterday was going along pretty non-descript. There was no great plays on either side of the ball, the drills were the typical, get-better-by-working-on-fundamentals type, the weather wasn't even too hot or too cold. It wasn't a bad practice, actually it was pretty intense, but...
THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2007
Thu., Aug. 23, 2007, 12:20 p.m.
SPOKANE (Associated Press) - Butch van Breda Kolff, who coached the Los Angeles Lakers to two NBA finals appearances and won 482 games as a college coach, has died after a long illness.Van Breda Kolff, 84, died Wednesday afternoon at a nursing home in Spokane,...
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22, 2007
Wed., Aug. 22, 2007, 9:10 a.m.
COUGARSOnly three more position previews to go. Today's preview covered the quarterback spot, and when you are talking QB at WSU you're really talking Alex Brink. The senior is the most prolific of all the starters no matter the position.Tomorrow we look at the running...
TUESDAY, AUG. 21, 2007
Tue., Aug. 21, 2007, 9:39 a.m.
COUGARSOK, you can beat me with a wooden spoon. I know I spelled Tyron Brackenridge's first name wrong, but honestly I knew there was no e when I looked him up on the NFL's website. Why I didn't fix it, now that I don't know.If...
MONDAY, AUG. 20, 2007
SUNDAY, AUG. 19, 2007
Sun., Aug. 19, 2007, 10:40 a.m.
MORNING NEWSI know this space is being dominated by WSU news, but there are other stuff I still want to call to your attention.• Eastern had its first full-contact drills on Saturday and Steve Bergum was there. Here's his story.• Bergum also had this story...
SATURDAY, AUG. 18, 2007
Sat., Aug. 18, 2007, 4:39 p.m.
COUGARS • UPDATED: 7 P.M.Just had to drop this link on you.If you feel Washington State never gets any respect nationally, you are right. And this column by ESPN's Mark Schlabach proves it.The Cougars have been the most underrated team in the past 10 years...
FRIDAY, AUG. 17, 2007
Fri., Aug. 17, 2007, 8:56 a.m.
COUGARSThe intensity was up last night at practice and in at least one case it boiled over. But such is the deal with college football. I was trying to figure out recently when the last time I had seen a full-pad college practice where there...
THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2007
Thu., Aug. 16, 2007, 9:49 a.m.
COUGARSFirst off this morning I want to say thanks to those of you who supported my arguments on the posts below. But I wish such phrases as "talking out of his ass," weren't used. There's no need to go there. If someone doesn't understand my...
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15, 2007
Wed., Aug. 15, 2007, 1:08 p.m.
AFTERNOON NEWSI couldn't wander out to the Cougars' second scrimmage of the fall without sending you to John Blanchette's column from this morning. It's about Gonzaga's Mike Redmond, in about his 45th season with the Twins, and his unique – and veteran – insight into...
TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2007
Tue., Aug. 14, 2007, 5:02 p.m.
COUGARSAs we are between practices in sunny Pullman – it is more than 90 degrees in the hard-to-avoid sun – I have a little time to catch up.And there is a lot to catch up with.• Reserve linebacker Andy Mattingly has his right ankle in...
MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2007
Mon., Aug. 13, 2007, 6:58 p.m.
COUGARSOK, you've got questions, I've got answers …Jimmy asks: What is the status of Mixon? Well, Jimmy, Terry Mixon is still nursing a hamstring strain. The highly thought of junior college transfer (Grossmont CC in San Diego) wasn't participating in practice Sunday and I'm not...
Mon., Aug. 13, 2007, 8:36 a.m.
MORNING NEWSThough Cougar coverage is taking up most of my time, I still find a few moments to cruise up and down the Web like a crazed spider, running down bits and pieces of information about Inland Northwest sports. And this is what I found...
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