Exploiting secondaries could be key for WSU, Rutgers

At first glance it appears that two similar teams will open their season away from home in Seattleon Thursday. Rutgers finished last season 6-7 and lost its bowl game. So did Washington State. Read more

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WSU game day links

Well, everyone, the countdown is over. Zero days until Cougar football. Still quite a few hours however, now that college…

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Cougars counting on fast start from QB Connor Halliday in opener against Rutgers

SEATTLE – At first glance it appears that two similar teams will open their season away from home in Seattle today. Rutgers finished last season 6-7 and lost its bowl game. So did Washington State. Both teams have inexperienced defensive backfields and both teams have experienced quarterbacks that hope to take advantage of those young secondaries. And both teams could really use a win today before attempting to navigate tough conference schedules – the Pac-12 for WSU and an inaugural run through the Big Ten for Rutgers. Read more

Good news for Dish subscribers

I just arrived in Seattle and saw that there is some good news for Dish subscribers who want to watch…

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Pac-12 power rankings: Week 1

The first iteration of our weekly power rankings are in the paper today. I'm also going to share these…

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One more day to Cougar football

Today is the last day of Washington State's offseason. We'll wrap it up today with a live WSU…

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Jacob Thorpe’s weekly Pac-12 power rankings

We’re back with our first Pac-12 power rankings of 2014 and because it’s the first, this one is going to be a little different. Normally I remind readers that these are not necessarily a predicted order of finish, but rather a weekly snapshot into which teams are playing well and which teams are struggling. Read more

Hits highlight underclassmen scrimmage

One thing I love about watching these underclassmen scrimmages, the young defenders always load up for the big hit. Not…

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The end of the Seattle game

Bill Moos had a full day in Seattle yesterday, promoting Washington State athletics as part of Seattle Week leading up…

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No LaRue at WSU’s practice

Tomorrow will be a Thursday Night Football underclassmen scrimmage, Wednesday will be a walk-through and travel day and on Thursday…

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No more home games in Seattle for WSU

The Cougars will not play a home game in Seattle next season, and athletic director Bill Moos has indicated that the WSU football team is unlikely to cross the Cascade Mountains again unless it’s for an Apple Cup. Read more

Rutgers game at 26,000 tickets sold

As of early Monday afternoon Washington State's game in Seattle against Rutgers has sold around 26,000 tickets. WSU…

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Cougar Calls with Bill Moos highlights

Bill Moos joined Bud Nameck for his weekly call-in show earlier today. In case you missed it you can listen…

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DISH subscribers could miss WSU game

As Bud Withers of the Seattle Times pointed out yesterday, Washington State's season-opener against Rutgers on Thursday night is…

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A different sort of Monday

Today's the first Monday of the 2014 WSU football season, but don't expect the usual press conference. Because…

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Pac-12 picks: It’s mostly a gimme week for Pac-12 football teams

Welcome back everybody, college football is finally here again. The Pac-12 schools elected to ease into the season, and if the oddsmakers have their way the conference will finish the week with just one loss. But when have the oddsmakers had their way? There is bound to be an upset or two somewhere in these early gimmes, but if you can find it you’re a better bettor than I. Read more

Young Rutgers secondary to be tested against WSU

For a decade Rutgers was the Harvard of the Secondary and getting a degree in defensive back was a surefire start to a career as a professional football player. Read more

Singleton and Ware off the WSU roster

Washington State just finished up a two-and-one-half hour practice on Rogers Field, their last in full pads before opening the…

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