FROM PULLMAN — A little later on today, we'll be in attendance at Ken Bone's press conference to preview the beginning of practice. Then we'll take our usual perch atop the library to watch the football team practice. But right now, it's time to read.
First, a reminder that we'll be holding a live chat this afternoon at 1 p.m. Stop on by. … In today's newspaper, we had our usual Pac-12 notebook, along with this story looking at some of the changes for the basketball team. On the blog, we recapped Mike Leach's appearance on the Pac-12 coaches call, and recapped practice, too. … Howie Stalwick has this story about some of WSU's offensive statistics. … Here's an AP story looking at WSU. … From California: The Bears' intercepting cornerback regained the confidence of his coaches. … The return of a Bears tight end has provided a spark.
Around the Pac-12 … Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant will have his hands full against USC's receivers. … Stanford will be missing its top receiver against Notre Dame. Running the ball might be a challenge for the Cardinal. … Utah wants to get one of its receivers more touches. … A Colorado running back is making his way back. … UCLA's cornerbacks are trying to turn things around. … T.J. Simers writes about Lane Kiffin, paranoia and all. … A midseason report card for Oregon. … It's going to be a battle of backups when Oregon State and BYU get together this weekend. … An Arizona State defensive end is mad and wants to play better.
See you at 1 p.m.