MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2015
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015, 7:39 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a touch of fall in the air, and we’re not referring to the smell of burning leaves. It’s more the nip this morning’s air left on your skin. That can mean only one thing: It’s football season. Read on.
SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2015
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015, 10:12 p.m.
The Cougars held a short practice at 8 p.m. on Sunday night. Afterwards, coach Mike Leach answered some questions that little or nothing to do with football.
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015, 7:35 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One quick question. If Steven Hauschka’s field goal last night had traveled a foot less, would you still feel the same way about the Seahawks this morning? Read on.
SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2015
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015, 6:20 p.m.
The Gonzaga men’s basketball team continued to bolster its future frontcourt by landing a verbal commitment Saturday from forward Killian Tillie. The 6-foot-8 native of France chose Gonzaga over Georgia Tech and Utah. Tillie’s older brother Kim played for the Utes. More below.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015, 4:24 p.m.
WSU assistants Graham Harrell and Ken Wilson answered some questions after practice.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015, 7:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s raining in Seattle this morning, washing the streets clean. The wind is expected to blow as well, but not with the ferocity it blew through the Mariners’ front office yesterday. Read on.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015, 6 a.m.
The Pac-12 Networks may soon be available on DirecTV. Read about all that and more in today's links.
FRIDAY, AUG. 28, 2015
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 7:06 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is an old Simon and Garfunkel song – wait, is there any other kind? – with a lyric that runs through my head often. It’s from Paul Simon and it is contained in “The Only Living Boy in New York:” “I get all the news I need on the weather report.” Me too. Read on.
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 6 a.m.
You probably know this, but Washington State has a deep group of wide receivers. If you didn't know, you should check out our position preview in today's paper.
THURSDAY, AUG. 27, 2015
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, 7:08 p.m.
Washington State held its first Thursday Night Football underclassmen scrimmage this week. Dylan Hanser and the defense did not give the offense much to work with.
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, 7:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State University said goodbye to President Elson Floyd yesterday in a ceremony at Beasley Coliseum. The governor gave the eulogy. Stories were told. Memories were shared. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2015
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015, 6:49 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Who would have thought the most important number associated with Washington State football right now would be 100. As in the air quality index and the line between healthy and unhealthy air. Read on.
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015, 6:40 a.m.
When fans think of Eastern Washington football, the first thing that comes to mind is the passing game. But the Eagles need to keep opposing defenses honest, and that task will fall to what looks like a solid group of running backs.
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