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Ralph Walter: Don’t be blindsided by our film-inspired football section this year

Last year, we had an obvious hook: the local star power at quarterback. From high schools to colleges and even the Seahawks, the talent was historic. This year proved more …


John Blanchette: Football not under siege, but movies about the sport should be

The football establishment has mobilized and its message is clear: football is under siege. Except it’s not. But I know what should be. Football movies.


The Hollywood All-Stars: Forrest Gump takes the kickoff, and it just gets better from there

Uncle Rico, Rod Tidwell and Bobby Boucher are easy selections for our All-Star team


Script flipped: With several key pieces gone, Washington State must rebuild to stay in Pac-12 title discussion

As offseasons go, there isn’t a college football team that experienced a more turbulent one than Washington State – and thus you won’t find a group more eager to get …


Block buster: Peyton Pelluer, Washington State’s beloved middle linebacker, is preparing for his swan song with the Cougars … again

A debilitating foot injury could’ve spelled the end of Peyton Pelluer’s career with the Cougars had it come exactly one week later. Instead, the hearbeat of Washington State’s defense is …


Role reprisal: With 0-12 season in the past, the Washington Huskies are once again national title contenders

Even back in the bad, bad days of 0-12 – just a decade ago, can you believe it? – the Washington Huskies did their best to pass themselves off as …


Big Sky sequel: Idaho Vandals not expecting sympathy in move from Sun Belt

Life being what it is, the University of Idaho isn’t going to get sympathy because the Vandals were forced to abandon the Football Bowl Subdivision after 22 years, and return …


Block buster: Kaden Elliss brings intensity, versatility to field for Idaho Vandals

Kaden Elliss is the immensely talented linebacker whose role with the Vandals has expanded to the point he plays a half-dozen positions on both sides of the ball, plus special …


Action flick: High-powered Eastern Washington has eyes set on a January trip north of Dallas for FCS title game

With one of its most experienced and talent-stocked rosters in recent history, Eastern Washington has no intention of letting the FCS Playoff Committee dictate its postseason fate.


Block buster: Back from injury, Eastern Washington’s Jay-Tee Tiuli ready to wreak havoc in Big Sky backfields

Over the last four years, Jay-Tee Tiuli, a preseason All-American, has bullied centers, guards and ballcarriers with his ferocity, size and off-the-ball speed. He’s establishing himself as one of the …


Casting call: Quarterback still a question mark for Whitworth team with high expectations

The cast of characters is changing at Whitworth. However, the entertainment factor will remain high at the Pine Bowl, where the Pirates will host six games while continuing coach Rod …


Brett Rypien has made most of opportunities at Boise State after phenomenal prep career at Shadle Park

Brett Rypien may not have been here, sitting on a chair inside the recruiting lounge of the Blaymaier Football Complex talking about preparing for his final season at Boise State. …


Start rolling: Seattle Seahawks need to get ground game going to find way back to Super Bowl contention

They can run, but they can’t save their hides. OK, well maybe Russell Wilson can – running is all that’s saved his in the past two seasons as quarterback of …


Big 12 preview: Heisman hopeful Will Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st title

Oklahoma is be the preseason favorite to win another Big 12 Conference title. West Virginia was picked second in the preseason media poll, ahead of TCU, Texas and Oklahoma State. …


Mountain West preview: Boise State leads way as conference begins season No. 20

Boise State hopes to make this a memorable 20th season for the Mountain West. The Broncos have the leadership and experience to contend for a big-time bowl game. Still, Broncos …


Big Ten preview: Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging East dominance

The Big Ten West might not be best but appears closer to challenging the East Division’s conference dominance. Wisconsin returns the entire offensive line and a 1,900-yard rusher from its …


ACC preview: Clemson aims for 4th straight title in dominating run

Clemson is the overwhelming favorite to win a fourth straight Atlantic Coast Conference championship. The Tigers have lost just two games against league opponents in the past three seasons. Another …


Pac-12 preview: Huskies lead favorites in search of league redemption

Washington coach Chris Petersen has a roster loaded with NFL-caliber talent to make a run at the Huskies’ second College Football Playoff berth in three seasons. But Petersen isn’t happy …


SEC preview: Alabama, Georgia could be on collision course – again

Georgia coach Kirby Smart gave mentor Nick Saban and Alabama a run for their money in the national championship game – and did it again in the offseason. Smart brought …