COUGARS • UPDATED: 1 P.M.
As I was on the Arizona Republic website anyway, looking for ASU stories, I thought I would read about the Cardinals win over the Seahawks. Three paragraphs in, I had to stop. It's hard to see the Seahawks, a couple yellow hankies from being a Super Bowl champion just a few years ago, fall so far so fast. Oh well, back to Washington State and the Pac-10. It is a busy Monday. Read on.
• UPDATE: Washington State has announced the game Saturday with Oregon State will start at 2 p.m. There will be no live TV.
• Washington State: We had our look back at the game Saturday and our follow. To be perfectly clear, of all the injured starters, only Bernard Wolfgramm would be more than doubtful this week, and he probably won't practice much with his back issue. ... The soccer team also bowed out of the NCAA playoffs. ... Freelancer Howie Stalwick shares his opinion of the Cougar woes.
• Around the Pac-10: Wow. ESPN.com's Ted Miller was busy. He breaks down the Pac-10 race. He also has his Pac-10 power rankings and what we learned from the weekend. Finally, he tells us where each team will go bowling. ... Buster Sports Nick Daschel gives out weekend grades. ... Washington: The Huskies scheduled smart this year. They have a bye week before their biggest game of the season: the Apple Cup. ... Oregon State: The Beavers are ranked headed into Pullman. ... Oregon: The Ducks need to stay new deal for coach Jim Harbaugh. ... USC: Matt Barkley will remain the starter. ...UCLA: A couple of stories, one about the Bruins this year and another about a missed chance to build an on-campus facility. ... Arizona State: Who will be the Sun Devils' quarterback this week? ... Arizona: Oregon, and "GameDay" are coming to Tucson on Saturday.
• That's it for this morning. We'll be back this evening with out first look at Oregon State and the basketball coverage. Until then …