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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8, 2014


Kelowna maintains top ranking

The Kelowna Rockets (33-4-0-2) of the Western Hockey League remained No. 1 in the Canadian Hockey League rankings for a second consecutive week. The other ranked WHL teams are Calgary, which moved up one spot, and Portland, which dropped two. Victoria is still an honorable...

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WSU releases 2014 football schedule

If home is where the heart is than the Cougars should show plenty of it in the 2014 football season. After opening the season against Rutgers in Seattle's CenturyLink Field on August 28th, the Cougars will have five home games in Martin Stadium. The game...

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Kyle Wiltjer averaged 10.2 ppg as a sophomore. (Associated Press)

Wiltjer works on body, game

Kyle Wiltjer's games come in the weight room, as he tries to reach his next goal. They come in agility/flexibility training with strength and conditioning coach Travis Knight with the goal of making quicker decisions and transferring that to the rest of his body. They...

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Will Edgar ever be a Hall of Famer? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS It won't be a good day in the Edgar Martinez household. The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its 2014 inductees this morning and once again the best line-drive hitter to ever wear a Mariners uniform will be disappointed. Read on.

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Wednesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- We now live in a world in which the Cougars have a winning streak over the Huskies in women's basketball. For perspective, I was turning five the last time that happened, and Grippi was turning 25. The Cougars ended WSU's 36-game winning...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

Video: WSU women react to the win

From Pullman -- Coach June Daugherty and players Lia Galdiera, Tia Presley and Shalie Dheensaw spoke to the media after Washington State's 82-80 victory over Washington in women's basketball. The video of coach Daugherty is below and the players are after the jump.

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Down goes The Streak

From Pullman -- All things, good and bad, come to and end. Except The Simpsons. UW's dominance over WSU in women's basketball came to an end today as the Cougars won, 82-80, for the first time since 1996. Our story, after the jump. ...

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WHL notes: Vancouver makes its move

Most of the teams in the Western Hockey League's 10-team Western Conference have put together one (or more) hot streaks this year. The Vancouver Giants, who finished in last place in the conference last season and started poorly this season, have steadily moved up the...

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DaVonte Lacy out with new injury

From Pullman -- The good news for DaVonte Lacy and the WSU men's basketball team is that the talented guard was suffering no lingering affects from his appendectomy when he left the Arizona State game after just 10 minutes. Returning just eight days after the...

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Logan Mayes finds a new home 

From Pullman -- It was announced before the football season that defensive end/BUCK linebacker Logan Mayes would be transferring out of the Washington State football program in search of more playing time. Today it was announced what school will be his new home. Find out...

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Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Yesterday Bill Moos appeared on Cougar Calls and WSU coach Mike Leach made a guest appearance. We've transcribed some of the highlights. While the call was centered on football, Moos also touched on the men's and women's basketball teams. We've got a...

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MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014


WSU men's basketball: recapping the road trip 

The Washington State men's basketball team's trip to the desert wasn't the cleansing experience often experienced by participants at Burning Man or those on various spirit quests. Rather, WSU's offensive drought was more reminiscent of one Wile E. Coyote -- always chasing that blasted bird...

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Monday morning Pac-12 links

Things didn't go well for the Cougars in Tempe as WSU lost not only the game, but again lost DaVonte Lacy, who made his first start in over a week but was re-injured midway through the first half. Even more problematic, the Cougars scored just...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014






Bulldogs’ Sam Dower snatches rebound away from Tigers’ Sama Taku during second-half action on Saturday. (Colin Mulvany)

Day after Pacific

Yup, we're starting a little slow this Sunday morning, just like the Pacific Tigers were slow out of the gates Saturday night. Gonzaga built a huge early lead, weathered a Pacific comeback and cruised to an 86-64 win, capping a busy four-games-in-eight-days stretch. Here's my...

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Sunday morning Pac-12 links

From Tempe -- Unless a team is contending for the conference championship, a Pac-12 road split in basketball is nearly always a success. So Washington State can still make something out of this Arizona trip with a win tomorrow ... It's time to sign up...

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