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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

Idaho football hopes to bounce back quickly against Western New Mexico

Whatever else Idaho sees when it opens the home season Saturday against Western New Mexico, the Vandals will be facing a team that must really like football. The Mustangs endured …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:44 p.m.

Washington State sees plenty of itself in nonconference matchup versus San Jose State

It may not match the mind-numbing passing display put up by Cal and WSU in 2014 – a game in which Connor Halliday and Jared Goff combined to sling it …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against San Jose State

Keys to a potential Washington State victory Saturday against San Jose State at Martin Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

ESPN to air College GameDay feature on tragic bond between Ivan Maisel, family of ex-Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski

The emotionally charged segment will air during Saturday’s show, which runs from 6-9 a.m. PDT on ESPN’s primary network and can also be viewed on the web at WatchESPN.com.


For Washington State’s Patrick Nunn and San Jose State’s Leki Nunn, a long journey comes full-circle Saturday night

At Trinta Park in San Mateo, California, Vika Sinipata would station herself in the middle of the two baseball diamonds, planting a lawn chair behind one home run fence but …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6:05 a.m.

Eastern Washington notebook: Northern Arizona star receiver Emmanuel Butler poses a major threat to EWU’s experienced secondary

The first time Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best met Emmanuel Butler, he threw the Northern Arizona receiver a red jersey and jokingly requested his services in Cheney.


‘No plan’ on how No. 3 Georgia will use QBs vs. South Carolina

There seems little debate that Jake Fromm is No. 3 Georgia’s starting quarterback, but questions linger about how much playing time freshman Justin Fields will get. Both played in a …


Denzal Brantley, Jalen Hoover ‘quarterbacks of the defense’ for the Idaho Vandals

The Idaho Vandals playing two quarterbacks has been closely watched and widely debated through the preseason and first game, against Fresno State.


Big 12’s older QBs include a 5th-year, 1st-time starter

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy considers starting quarterback Taylor Cornelius something a dinosaur. Cornelius is 22 and one of the older quarterbacks in the Big 12. He waited and is …


Michigan, Illinois to be on guard against in-state opponents

Michigan and Illinois will face instate foes on Saturday as part of their non-conference schedule. Western Michigan coach Tim Lester says visiting the Big House will be a special occasion, …


College football teams get creative to reward big plays

College football sidelines across the country are featuring everything from wrestling-style robes to boxing gloves as teams try to mimic the success Miami had last season with its turnover chain. …


‘Help and hope’ the strategy Washington State is employing to honor former QB Tyler Hilinski

It’s easy to sense the fatigue and grief in Dr. Sunday Henry’s voice as Washington State’s director of athletic medicine talks about Tyler Hilinski near a chain link fence on …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:12 p.m.

Pac-12 picks: Week two serves up USC-Stanford and a few marquee nonconference matchups

Come for Arizona vs. Houston. Stay for Colorado vs. Nebraska, USC vs. Stanford and Michigan State vs. Arizona State. And take your chances on UCLA vs. Oklahoma.


Washington State football chat transcript - 9/5

A full transcript from this morning’s live chat with The Spokesman-Review’s Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10:53 p.m.

In keeping Gardner Minshew clean, Washington State O-line does something it’s done just seven times under Mike Leach

Wyoming’s defensive line could hardly sneak a glance at Gardner Minshew on Saturday afternoon, let alone forge a path into the backfield and bring the Washington State quarterback to his …


Washington State DL Misiona Aiolupotea-Pei could return for San Jose State game

Aiolupotea-Pei, a JC transfer from California’s Riverside City College, didn’t travel with the team for last week’s season opener at Wyoming because the NCAA was still processing his paperwork, Leach …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:11 p.m.

Pac-12 power rankings: College Football Playoff chances, Heisman hopes both take hits after opening weekend

The weekly Pac-12 power rankings from Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Despite taking a stinging one-two punch, Huskies’ hopes haven’t hit the canvas

If you’re a Washington football fan, you might have cracked one more brew than you should have over Labor Day weekend. You might have needed a way to dull the …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 11:45 a.m.

Washington State receiving six votes in latest edition of Associated Press Top 25

WSU had not received any votes in the preseason AP Top 25, but got seven in the Coaches’ Poll. The Cougars are now getting 11 votes in week two of …


As youngster in Cody, Wyoming, Washington State’s Mike Leach had aspirations of becoming town ‘garbage man’

The town’s most coveted job was the one that eluded him – something Leach still laments this day even as the seventh-year coach of the Pac-12 Cougars is set to …


San Jose State still shuffling between quarterbacks ahead of Washington State game

Time consuming as this week might be for the Cougars and their defensive coaches, Mike Leach suggests a three-QB system could be equally challenging for the Spartans, who may not …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 11:07 p.m.

WSU’s bizarre trick play was a collaboration between Mike Leach, Microsoft engineer

The concept that produced the 9 most interesting yards of Saturday’s game was not devised during one of Mike Leach’s long strolls to work – often used as brainstorm sessions …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:39 p.m.

First look: San Jose State at Washington State

Washington State (1-0) will face its second Mountain West team in as many weeks when the Cougars play host to San Jose State (0-1).


No. 25 LSU off and running with 33-17 win over No. 8 Miami

Nick Brossette ran for 125 yards with two touchdowns, grad transfer quarterback Joe Burrow won his first college start and No. 25 LSU made an opening statement with a 33-17 …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:23 p.m.

What question marks? Washington State’s defense clears up any uncertainty in season opener

Due to graduation and one early defection to the NFL, the Cougars are forfeiting plenty of experience at a number of spots on defense this season – and some considerable …


Fresno State jumps on Idaho early, often in season-opening 79-13 rout

The Vandals got in trouble early. They suffered a disastrous first half, largely of their own making. They had two of Cade Coffey’s field-goal attempts blocked and returned for touchdowns …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:50 p.m.

First impression: Washington State running back James Williams has another solid season-opening performance

One year after bursting for 211 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in a 28-0 win over Montana State, the junior tailback once again found his groove in the first game …


Nnamdi Oguayo makes big impact for Washington State after absence in August

Nnamdi Oguayo’s mere presence seemed to uplift the Cougars, who’ve been confronted with adversity on the defensive line all preseason – first when highly-touted nose tackle Pono Lolohea left the …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

Big Sky roundup: Dalton Sneed helps Montana to win over N. Iowa in Hauck’s return

Bobby Hauck, who guided the Grizzlies (1-0) to Big Sky Conference titles in each of his seven seasons as the helm from 2003-09, saw his defense hold Northern Iowa to …


Washington State freshman Max Borghi makes amends for early mistake with strong showing against Wyoming

Max Borghi will make fewer of those “freshman mistakes” than the majority of his peers this season, and if the running back’s college debut was any indication, he doesn’t let …