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Friday, January 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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NCAA football

Sports >  EWU football

Plenty of talent and high hopes returning for EWU

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 10:08 p.m.

By the time Eastern Washington reached the program’s second FCS national title game Saturday at Toyota Stadium – it fell 38-24 to juggernaut North Dakota State – the Eagles’ best redshirt freshmen and sophomores were seasoned commodities. Couple that with a proven junior class and key players returning from injury, and the 2019 Eagles should have the means to make another deep postseason run.
Sports >  NCAA football

Alabama-Clemson IV: Can Saban’s dynasty reach new heights?

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:34 p.m.

Alabama-Clemson IV, the third meeting with the national championship on the line, will be played Monday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Tide vs. Tigers might be getting old for some fans, but the latest chapter is a feature, not a bug, in the five-year-old playoff to Clemson coach Dabo Swinney.