FROM PULLMAN — It's another Wednesday at Sportslink, which means a live chat later this afternoon at 1 p.m., and another Washington State football practice tonight. We have some reading material for you. Read on.
In today's newspaper, we have a Pac-12 notebook taking a look at the idea of a standardized injury report in the Pac-12. We recapped Mike Leach's segment of the Pac-12 coaches call, and have some notes about practice and Bobby Ratliff on the blog. … Some interesting perspective on WSU (and Idaho) in this VarsityCDA interview with WSU linebackers coach Jeff Choate. … The Seattle Times is holding a live chat with Bill Moos at noon (but make sure you're back here at 1 p.m.) … WSU and Colorado are heading in different directions. Colorado: A former Buffaloes coach has the current coach's back. The young players aren't the problem.
Around the Pac-12 … Washington is trying to improve its pass rush. … Arizona says it's them against the world this week with Oregon on tap. … Arizona State got one of its big boys back last week. … The Ducks' fastest player made the cover of Sports Illustrated. … Oregon State benefited from all of its time off. … Matt Barkley is keeping his head up despite criticism from his coach. … UCLA is getting some youngsters to step up in its secondary. … Stanford doesn't want its big win over USC to linger any longer. … California has another tough road game this week. …Utah coach Kyle Whittingham has no problem with a standardized injury report.
Check back at 1 p.m. for our live chat. Did I mention the live chat?