COUGARS• UPDATED: 12:40 P.M.
Up early this morning to catch WSU's basketball workout. Coach Ken Bone has to catch a plane to Los Angeles this afternoon for Pac-10 media day, so the Cougars are going at 6. With football and basketball practices conflicting, thought this would be a good day to watch. Now wondering what I was thinking. But I'm up, so I'm headed out the door. Read on.
• Washington State: This is really all I have time for before I leave. Here is our Pac-10 notebook and a link to my practice post from last night, which is full of news items. Also, we ran this wire story about Notre Dame and the trip to San Antonio. ... Freelancer Howie Stalwick has this WSU notebook which is chock full of Notre Dame items. ... Notre Dame's home game road trip is the subject here as well. ... Hey, in this story as well. ... For actual football news, try this piece.
• UPDATE: Now that I have a few moments, I'll pass on a note or two along with a link. ... On the note side, Nik Koprivica is the Cougar player rep at tomorrow's Pac-10 media day. But Koprivica is hobbled a little right now at practice with a groin issue. He just did conditioning and light shooting in the morning. ... Everyone else seems healthy and all have taken steps in the past week. They are starting to get the idea of what coach Ken Bone is looking for from them. ... The Times' Bud Withers takes a look at what not being on TV means to WSU. ... Conference-wise, ESPN.com's Ted Miller wonders who will be the All-Pac-10 quarterback.
• That's it for now. We'll be back later, unless I fall asleep. Until then …