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?