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THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2013


EWU tickets up for grabs

Take our news quiz and win a chance at four tickets to the EWU-Sacramento State men's basketball game on Saturday. You can also win movies tickets and a $50 gift card to the Davenport. Click here to take the quiz and you will be automatically...

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This is where everyone knows your name 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Years ago I used to look forward to Thursday nights because it meant "Hill Street Blues" and "Cheers." Now I look forward to Thursday nights because it means a full night of college basketball. These days are better, though I miss...

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Gonzaga's Guy Landry Edi and St Mary's Matthew Dellavedova scramble for a loose ballin the 1st half, Feb. 9, 2012. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Game day for Zags, Gaels 

Good morning. The WCC title will be decided over the next eight weeks and the two Gonzaga-Saint Mary's contests always play a large part in the outcome. The first one is tonight at 8 at the MAC. The Zags will have eight 8 p.m. tipoffs...

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Live chat, wrapping up Stanford 

COUGARS FROM OAKLAND -- Technically we're in Fremont, but you get the gist. Time to put a bow on Washington State's loss to Stanford last night while also taking a look around the conference, as usual. And don't forget to tune in at 1 p.m....

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013



Tale of the tape: Stanford 78, WSU 67 

COUGARS FROM STANFORD -- Another game WSU felt it could win slipped away from the Cougars here in the Bay Area, as Stanford scored 14 unanswered points late in a 78-67 win at Maples Pavilion. Read on for our tale of the tape.

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Stewart gives Spokane 2-1 edge

Liam Stewart, who scored the winning goal during Tuesday's game at Seattle, has given the Spokane Chiefs a 2-1 advantage over the Thunderbirds with an early second-period goal Wednesday at the Arena. Stewart has 10 goals this season. The third period is 10 minutes away.

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Pregame from Maples Pavilion 

COUGARS FROM STANFORD -- Checking another Pac-12 arena off my list tonight, as Washington State makes its first visit to Stanford since the 200-11 season. OK, so that wasn't all that long ago. Anyway, we have some thoughts before things get going, so read on.

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Chiefs come back home

The Spokane Chiefs have returned home for the first time since Dec. 29. The Chiefs will host the struggling Seattle Thunderbirds in about 25 minutes at the Arena. Seattle has lost 11 consecutive games, including Saturday and Tuesday setbacks against Spokane. Spokane has won six...

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Report: Leach close to hiring offensive coach 

COUGARS FROM STANFORD -- There's a report out of Missouri tonight that David Yost, formerly the offensive coordinator at Missouri under coach Gary Pinkel, has interviewed with Mike Leach to fill the opening on Washington State's offensive staff. It's not entirely clear from the Columbia...

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The final report on WSU 

A GRIP ON SPORTS The Pac-12 released its investigation into the Washington State football program yesterday and, at its core, refuted any allegations of abuse of the players. But it did something else. It shed a light on what happens at football practice and some...

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Putting the past in the past 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's about time to get on an airplane and transport ourselves down to Oakland. But if memory serves, there are a few things we still need to wrap up from yesterday. Read on.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013


Stewart's goal lifts Chiefs to win

Liam Stewart's unassisted third-period goal Tuesday night gave the Spokane Chiefs their sixth consecutive win over the Seattle Thunderbirds, 4-3 in Kent, Wash. The teams meet again Wednesday night at the Arena. Read story

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Stanford defeats California

Stanford and California figure to battle it out for the Pac-12 title this season. Stanford won Round One on Tuesday night. Washington State won't meet these teams until the final weekend of the season, at Pullman. Read story

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Tuesday with Ken Bone 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's been a little busier around here today than originally anticipated, but we do finally have a summary of Ken Bone's press conference for you. Read on.

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