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UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 10:20 p.m.

Atlanta Falcons trade up to make Kaleb McGary the Huskies’ lone first-round pick of 2019 NFL draft

Kaleb McGary, the Huskies’ rock of a right tackle the past four years, was selected with the 31st pick of the first round in the NFL draft on Thursday, making …


Brandon man: Gardner Minshew has a whole town behind him as NFL draft arrives

Brandon, Mississippi, is supposed to be SEC country. So watching a school from the Pac-12 North infiltrate the pecking order last football season had to be unfamiliar and unprecedented – …


UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

Washington State reviews film, corrects mistakes in final practice of spring camp

For years, it’s been an unorthodox staple of the spring football routine for one of the most country’s unorthodox coaches.


UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

New Eastern Washington cornerbacks coach Allen Brown happy with talented, inexperienced group

Allen Brown couldn’t turn down the opportunity to return to Cheney – his third Big Sky job in five months – to coach at his alma mater and the conference …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Crimson and Gray notes: Will Rodgers III leads Washington State pass rush with three sacks

Will Rodgers III will be one the players anchoring WSU’s pass-rush in 2019, and Saturday’s spring scrimmage offered a glimpse of how effective that could be this the fall. One …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

He’s retired from competitive dance and kung fu, but Washington’s Kyler Gordon is still Mr. Spotlight

Kyler Gordon was an athlete before he was anything else.


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:20 p.m.

Anthony Gordon shines (and separates himself?) with three touchdowns in Washington State Crimson and Gray Game

For anyone hoping to unearth some clues about the quarterback competition at Washington State, and where it stands through 14 of 15 spring practices, Saturday’s spring scrimmage was awfully helpful …


Veteran offensive line sets tone in Idaho’s Silver and Gold Game

Although it has three practices next week focused on specific opponents in the upcoming season, Idaho, for the most part, culminated spring ball with its annual Silver and Gold game …


Three-star defensive tackle from Indiana commits to Washington State

Nathaniel James, a 6-0, 250-pound defensive tackle from Avon, Indiana, pledged to Washington State’s football team Friday night, giving the Cougars their first defensive lineman commit in the class of …


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9:11 p.m.

Crimson and Gray Game makes long-awaited return to Martin Stadium

Washington State brought its spring scrimmage home this year, hoping to pipe in the same atmosphere the Cougars get six or seven times at Martin Stadium every fall.


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Five to watch: Keep an eye on these players during Washington State’s Crimson and Gray Game

Here are five Washington State players for fans to keep an eye on during Saturday’s Crimson and Gray Game (1 p.m., Pac-12 Networks) at Martin Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 7:42 p.m.

NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team’s scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA.


UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 1:26 p.m.

Plenty of coaching changes around SEC during offseason

There has been plenty of coaching turnover around the Southeastern Conference this offseason. It just didn’t involve the men in charge. The 2019 season shapes up as the first time …


14 Big Ten football players poised to break out in the fall

A look at football players in the Big Ten this spring who are poised to have standout seasons this fall


7 Big Ten teams will extend QB competitions into preseason

Seven of the 14 Big Ten teams are coming out of spring practices planning to continue quarterback auditions in August. Incumbents Peyton Ramsey at Indiana and Arthur Sitkowski at Rutgers …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

A move to inside receiver has been fortuitous for Kassidy Woods, Washington State

When spring camp opened, coaches ran an interesting concept by Kassidy Woods, an outside receiver who played sparingly on special teams in 2018, but preserved his redshirt by appearing in …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 5:43 p.m.

Deep Cyclones seeking replacements for Hakeem Butler, David Montgomery

Iowa State should have one of the most talented teams in school history. The Cyclones will also be without two of the most gifted players they’ve ever had in wide …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:39 p.m.

QB Matthew Baldwin signals intent to transfer from Ohio State

Ohio State quarterback Matthew Baldwin has signaled his intention to transfer. A school spokesman confirmed the redshirt freshman has entered his name into the NCAA transfer portal. He was competing …


Coach Joe Moorhead puts focus on Mississippi State’s offense

Mississippi State’s lack of a consistent passing offense wrecked what could have been a special season in 2018 for the Bulldogs. Second-year coach Joe Moorhead is working to correct the …


14 ACC players who could break out during fall camp

A look at football players in the Atlantic Coast Conference this spring who are poised to break out this fall.


ACC teams look to answer questions at quarterback

The list of proven quarterbacks in the Atlantic Coast Conference is short. In fact, it basically starts and ends with Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence. Ten schools faced questions of varying degrees …


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Finally healthy, Hunter Bryant looks to make big impact for Huskies

Hunter Bryant is more excited to be sore than any athlete you’ll ever meet.


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 10:08 p.m.

After breakout year at free safety, Washington State’s Skyler Thomas entering a new role with an open mind

Thomas’ 76 tackles in 2018 were complemented by two interceptions, three pass breakups and one tackle for loss.


UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 10:21 p.m.

Washington State offense totals 11 touchdowns in second spring scrimmage

PULLMAN – Cammon Cooper threw for four touchdowns and Trey Tinsley threw three during Washington State’s second spring football scrimmage Saturday at Martin Stadium. The WSU offense totaled 11 touchdowns, …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 8 p.m.

Chris Tormey’s extended football coaching journey started with a beer and sandwich at Jack & Dan’s

MOSCOW, Idaho – Had life taken a different course, Chris Tormey’s athletic legacy would be bounded by the universe of Gonzaga Prep and Idaho Vandals fans in the early- and …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:54 p.m.

The name isn’t as important as the title for Ron Stone Jr. in quest to be starting “Rush” LB at Washington State

Everything considered, it’s a pretty trivial matter. But since Washington State’s redshirt freshman “Rush” linebacker could see some real playing time in the near future, we might as well settle …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 8:34 p.m.

High school offensive lineman Dylan Mayginnes pledges to Washington State

Mayginnes is a 6-5, 285-pound offensive guard from Hamilton High in Chandler, Arizona, and the younger brother of current WSU O-lineman Hunter Mayginnes, who’s been the Cougars’ second team right …


No rain check: Washington State battles brutal showers during ninth spring practice

Temperatures dipped back down into the 40’s and violent winds caused heavy rainfall to drift left to right and then right to left as the Cougars held their ninth spring …


UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 10:08 p.m.

Left tackle Andre Dillard to become first Washington State player to attend NFL Draft since 1998

The phone call nearly went to voicemail, but after a few rings Andre Dillard reluctantly put the controller down, paused his video game and picked up.


UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 9:33 p.m.

New Eastern Washington offensive coordinator Ian Shoemaker looks to keep Eagles buzzing

Heavy raindrops poured onto Ian Shoemaker as he doled advice to a group of quarterbacks Tuesday at Roos Field, but his smile still beamed through the dreary spring football weather.