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SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016

Cougars wide receiver Robert Lewis hauls in a touchdown pass during WSU’s 56-6 victory over Idaho on Saturday, the last action for the Cougars before an Oct. 1 matchup with Oregon in Pullman. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Cougars begin bye week, but it won’t be vacation

PULLMAN – Well, the Cougars may have found out how to best prepare themselves for the upcoming Pac-12 football season, in which they will need a winning record to become bowl eligible. Unfortunately for the Washington State players, it appears ...

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In Gee Chun of South Korea celebrates winning the Evian Championship, the final women’s major. (Laurent Cipriani / AP)

In Brief: In Gee Chun wins Evian Championship

GOLF: Walking toward the 18th green at the Evian Championship in Evian-Les-Bains, France, with one putt to make golfing history, In Gee Chun felt the nerves gripping her. After some motivating words from her caddie, she steadied herself and sank ...

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Men’s soccer: Whitworth wins, Gonzaga loses

Jonah Snyder scored in the 87th minute to lift Whitworth over Linfield 1-0 on Sunday in Northwest Conference men’s soccer in Spokane. Rylan Berriman sent a cross from the left endline over to Snyder who was able to finish for ...

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On the air

Monday's TV highlightsBaseball, MLB 7 p.m.: Arizona at San Diego ... Fox Sports 1 7 p.m.: Toronto at Seattle ... Root Football, NFL 5:15 p.m.: Philadelphia at Chicago ... ESPN Hockey, World Cup Noon: Group stage, Europe vs. Czech Republic ...

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Area Sports Menu for Monday, September 19

GolfCollege men: Idaho at Colorado State’s Ram Masters. Whitworth at PLU Invitational at The Home Course in Dupont, Washington. College women: Idaho, Eastern Washington at Cougar Cup in Pullman. Gonzaga at Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational in San Jose, California.SoccerHigh school ...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016

Washington State Cougars nose tackle Robert Barber (92) reacts after he blocked a kick Idaho Vandals place kicker Austin Rehkow (5) during half of a college football game on Saturday, Sep 17, 2016, at Martin Stadium in Pullman. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Robert Barber ignites Cougars to 56-6 win over Idaho

At the end of a hellish week that saw him arrested and possibly kicked out of school, Robert Barber made a play that injected life into his lethargic team and sprung the Cougars to a 56-6 victory over the Vandals that the program and fan base sorely needed.

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John Blanchette

John Blanchette

John Blanchette: Upset Sherman reaches hurricane force

Richard Sherman wasn’t himself Sunday afternoon. The Seattle Seahawks’ singular cornerback was nature’s fury – the crackle of random lightning bolts, the centripetal madness of a tornado and all the gusty anger Seattle was supposed to endure over the weekend but didn’t.




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