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SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2012

FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2012

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

Pregame from McKale Center 

COUGARS FROM TUCSON -- We've made it to press row at McKale Center, where Arizona and Washington State will try to stay awake long enough to play each other tonight (the game doesn't start until 8:30 p.m. Mountain Time). We have some pregame thoughts, so...

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Game day from the desert 

COUGARS FROM TUCSON -- Or at least we will be in Tucson, eventually. Making the drive from Phoenix in a bit. While I'm behind the wheel, you can pull up to your computer monitor and read the links we've provided for you, plus a conversation...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2012

Dave Emerick, Ken Bone and some links 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's just about time to hop on a plane for Phoenix, but before we do, we have plenty of stories -- both WSU-related and from around the conference -- to guide you to. Read on for many words about sports.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2012

SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2012

FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2012

Some notes and a Stanford scouting report 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- No matter your age, there always seems to be a little more excitement in the air when school gets canceled. That's what it feels like here, as WSU has canceled Thursday's classes due to inclement weather. We're still working, though, and...

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Morning links on a Wednesday 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN – In Seattle, they’re losing their minds over the forecast of a few inches of snow. Here? The roads are coated and it’s business as usual. That applies to your morning links, too, so have at ‘em.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2012

SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2012

TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012

Tuesdays with Ken Bone 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Ken Bone has concluded his weekly conference calls -- one with the local media, the other with media around the conference -- and we have a summary of both of them, plus some video, posted below. Read on.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 2012

A nameless first post 

???? This feature wasn't supposed to start until Tuesday. Really haven't figured out a name yet – thanks for all the suggestions by the way, but want to run them by the boss and see what sticks – or a format, but what is the...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2011

WSU set to face Oregon State 

COUGARS We got to the Spokane Arena early today for a lot of reasons, but the main one is simple. This is my final day as The Spokesman-Review's Washington State beat writer and we wanted it to last as long as possible. Read on.

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Another in a long line of morning posts 

COUGARS What is it with dogs and squirrels? No reason, and no relevance, but just wondered if you knew of some longstanding war between the two species. Our dog, Yogi (named after a certain catcher) and the gray-white squirrel that lives in our maple tree,...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011

THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011

WSU blown out by Oregon, 92-75 

COUGARS I've been watching Washington State basketball off-and-on since the early 1980s, real closely the past five years. And I don't remember a poorer defensive showing by the Cougars. Read on.

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WSU ready to play Oregon in Spokane 

COUGARS Welcome from the Spokane Arena, home of the Inland Northwest Hall of Fame and now the second home of the Washington State Cougars. Like any second home, it's a bit different. Rather it will be as crowded as the lake place on the 15th...

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