Stories tagged: Bill Moos
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Nebraska fires Mike Riley after 4-8 record in his 3rd season
Nebraskas fired coach Mike Riley on Saturday after three seasons in which he was unable to return the Cornhuskers to national prominence let alone make them a factor in the …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Shawn Vestal: Could WSU decide to take football out of the driver’s seat?
Now that Bill Moos is climbing the ladder from WSU to Nebraska, here’s a question for Cougar Nation: How much is a good football team worth?
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Guest column: For the sake of Washington State athletics, protect Mike Leach
Kind of a lost weekend for Coug fans, huh? I’m writing to you as a WSU alum and Cougar fan who happens to live in Omaha, Nebraska.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Washington State President: School to look both in-house and out-of-house for next athletic director
If it all goes according to plan, Washington State will have a new athletic director named by approximately Feb. 1, the school’s president said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Bill Moos gets extra $1.25M if he stays at Nebraska 5 years
Bill Moos will receive a payment of $1.25 million if he still is Nebraska’s athletic director at the end of 2022, and he is eligible for some $500,000 in bonuses …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Washington State coach Mike Leach: Bill Moos ‘the best (athletic director) I’ve ever met’
The Cougars AD who left Sunday for a job at Nebraska leaves behind a legacy at Washington State, Leach says.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
John Johnson tapped to lead Washington State while school finds AD replacement for Bill Moos
John Johnson, who currently serves as WSU’s senior associate director of athletics, was named by school president Kirk Schulz Monday afternoon as the school’s interim AD. He’ll take over those …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Who’s next? Four potential candidates to replace Bill Moos as Washington State’s athletic director
A call to Colorado State’s Joe Parker could be one of the many that WSU President Kirk Schulz makes in the next week or two.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
John Blanchette: As Moos runs ‘wholeheartedly’ to Nebraska, who and what does he leave behind?
In 1994, athletic director Jim Livengood departed for Arizona and Bill Moos – an assistant to three different Cougar ADs who’d detoured to Montana to apprentice at running his own …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
From wheat fields to corn country: Cougs AD Bill Moos heads to Nebraska as WSU launches search for replacement
In a surprising move, Bill Moos was hired Sunday afternoon to become the athletic director at Nebraska. The school announced the hire in a news release. Moos leaves Pullman after …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
Through the years: Bill Moos and his Northwest connections
Athletic director Bill Moos, who decided to depart Washington State on Sunday to take the reins at Nebraska, also is leaving behind some deep Northwest roots.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Athletic director Bill Moos turns focus to monetary pledges when it comes to funding WSU athletics
Here is a little insight into the current fundraising strategy for Washington State Athletics, which is not entirely unlike fraternity recruitment: It’s all about the pledges.
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Washington State assistant football coaches receive raises
Mike Leach’s contract has been extended by one year, and athletic director Bill Moos says the two will have a discussion about a raise. That part comes later, but Leach …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Editorial: WSU fumbles response to crime issue
WSU’s brand has been damaged, and President Shulz should at least say that something is seriously wrong when so many athletes are running afoul of the law. If the university …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: WSU’s Schulz, Leach, Moos punt responsibility
WSU president Kirk Schulz’s football first mantra fails the leadership test needed to deal with the problem of player arrests.
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 4 a.m.
Questions and accusations swirl in WSU football program as felony arrests mount
With four felony arrests of Washington State University football players in the past month, the athletic department has suddenly found itself answering more questions about the hits players are delivering …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
Blanchette: For first time all week, Cougars learn some lessons
And in a fitting end to the week that was, Washington State had a player ejected from Saturday’s game against Idaho for throwing a punch.
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Robert Barber one of two WSU players arrested Friday on preliminary charge of felony assault
The Pullman police will recommend that two Washington State football players and two other people be charged as the result of a July 23 party fight that resulted in multiple …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 7:44 p.m.
WSU president, athletic director create plan for department to pay down debt
The Washington State University athletic department’s financial woes will not end in the near future, but new president Kirk Schulz and athletic director Bill Moos have a plan for the …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 9:29 p.m.
Cougars announce home-and-home agreement with Utah State
Say one thing about those Cougars: When they say “anytime, any place,” they usually live up to the second promise.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
New WSU president says he’ll curb overspending
Washington State University’s new president says the school’s spending habits are “simply not sustainable.” But he plans to change that.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
WSU athletics posts $13 million deficit; solvency ‘a moving target’
Washington State University’s athletic department will run a deficit of more than $13 million for the second year in a row.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
Pac-12 television network falls far short of profit projections
When the presidents and athletic directors of Pac-12 schools came together to launch the Pac-12 Network, they envisioned a television cash spigot that would flood the athletic budgets of every …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Raises across the board for WSU football coaches
Athletic director Bill Moos likes to say that merit and the market are the factors he uses to determine coaching salaries, but there is also a preventative consideration.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
WSU extends contracts for Alex Grinch, Joe Salave’a; Leach contract rolls over
Washington State has extended the contracts of defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and defensive line coach Joe Salave’a.
Fri., Dec. 18, 2015, 10:48 p.m.
WSU’s football success has financial impact
The economic theory underpinning major college athletics centers around the redistribution of wealth, at its surface.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2015, 5:48 p.m.
WSU football team has seven games in Pullman next season
The most highly anticipated Washington State football season in at least a decade will play out primarily in front of its home fans.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 6:55 p.m.
Women’s soccer: Washington State extends contract of head coach Todd Shulenberger
Washington State University director of athletics Bill Moos announced Wednesday a contract extension through June 30, 2020, for head women’s soccer coach Todd Shulenberger.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
John Blanchette: Future WSU football schedules dressed for success
The gesture by Washington State to make complimentary – just the right word – tickets to the Cougars’ football opener today available to area firefighters is dialed in, generous and …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
Wildfires may force WSU football to move opener
PULLMAN – The wildfires that have ravaged Eastern Washington during this abnormally hot and dry summer have been a thorn in Bill Moos’ side. The fires threatened the ranch near …