From Pullman — It's finally here. In just a few hours we'll be heading out to watch Washington State's first football practice of the spring. Here's our story previewing the upcoming 15 practices and we've transcribed yesterday's interview with WSU coach Mike Leach. Later today we'll have more coverage from the Cougars first practice so look out for that. Tomorrow will also be holding a chat at noon to talk about WSU football.
Stanford's Johnny Dawkins was on the hot seat just a couple weeks ago. Now his team is playing for a spot in the Elite Eight … UCLA will try to stop Florida's runaway winning train … Arizona and San Diego State return to California for a duel to see who's best in the Southwest … Here's a good story on Xavier Thames' journey from Pullman.