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First look: Montana State at WSU

Time: 4 p.m. Saturday TV: FSN alternative


EWU gets next shot at a D-II

Montana, Montana State, Northern Colorado and Northern Arizona, the four Big Sky Conference teams that opened their college football seasons against Division II schools last week, outscored their opponents 234-12. …


Boise State edges Virginia Tech

Kellen Moore and Boise State look as if they are going to be in this national championship chase for a while.


Stunned Cougars move on

PULLMAN – It was a confused company of Washington State University players who entered the media room in Gallagher-Iba Arena on Saturday night. They had just been steamrolled 65-17 by …


Boise takes first step toward possible BCS title game

No. 3 Boise State has in many ways never played a more important game than it will tonight, when the Broncos face No. 10 Virginia Tech at FedEx Field. For …


Sloppy second half costs Huskies in loss to BYU

PROVO, Utah – Steve Sarkisian didn’t show up for the halftime celebration that honored him and seven other former Brigham Young University quarterbacks on Saturday. And then Sarkisian’s University of …


Blanchette: Time has run out on ‘We’ll be better’ slogans

STILLWATER, Okla. – Is it already time to reconsider the “Maybe it won’t be as bad as we think” season of Washington State football? Hey, it’s always good to be …


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

What went right Washington State freshman wide receiver Marquess Wilson showed what all the fuss was about in fall camp. The 6-foot-3, 173-pounder from Tulare, Calif., made his first appearance …


WSU’s season-opening drubbing has familiar feel

STILLWATER, Okla. – The first play was a simple run designed to go around right end, a way to ease into the season. But running back James Montgomery and quarterback …


Freshmen have mixed results against Oklahoma St.

STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State just doesn’t seem the right place for Washington State freshmen. Back in 2004, then-basketball coach Dick Bennett brought his freshman-dominated team here for a nonconference …


WSU-Oklahoma State: How they scored

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WSU-Oklahoma State statistics

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Pac-10 roundup: Kansas St. runs over UCLA

Culturally and geographically it’s a long, long way from the beaches of Southern California to the farms and hamlets of the Kansas Flint Hills. With Daniel Thomas carrying the ball, …


Top 25 roundup: TCU holds off Oregon State

Andy Dalton ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score to make up for his two interceptions and No. 6 TCU opened the season with a 30-21 victory over …


In brief: Irish win in Kelly’s debut

Dayne Crist threw for 205 yards and a touchdown in his first start, Armando Allen ran for a score and Notre Dame’s defense was solid Saturday in a 23-12 win …


Big Sky briefs: BC bounces back, beats Weber St.

Dave Shinskie rebounded from an interception on the first play of the season by throwing touchdowns on consecutive first-quarter drives Saturday and the Boston College Eagles rolled past the Weber …


Fresno State Bulldogs end Cincinnati Bearcats’ run

Ryan Colburn matched his career high with four touchdown passes and Fresno State overcame a slow start in the season opener before snapping Cincinnati’s 18-game regular-season winning streak with a …


Whitworth starts with tough challenge

This matchup isn’t to be confused with the approach some schools take of easing into the college football season against an overmatched opponent. When the Whitworth Pirates entertain Hardin-Simmons at …


No more moral victories

Close won’t be good enough this time. When the University of Washington football team opened its season this time last year, a narrow loss to a Top 25 program was …


What a victory would do

STILLWATER, Okla. – It only happened once last season. And it came in the season’s third game. The “it” would be a Washington State University football victory, of which there …


Arizona whips Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio – Nick Foles threw for 360 yards and accounted for three touchdowns to help Arizona pound Toledo 41-2 on Friday night. Foles tossed two TD passes and ran …


2 Minute Drill

1 The Cougars must start faster. Or at least faster than last year. Washington State scored all of six points in the first quarter last season – a field goal …


Idaho defense stars as offense errs in season opener

MOSCOW, Idaho – Maybe this was to be expected for a weeknight season opener. Penalties, bungled assignments, miscommunication – all came in bunches for the University of Idaho on Thursday …


WSU freshmen must prepare for raucous OSU crowd

PULLMAN – Last year at this time, Deone Bucannon was prepping to play his last football season for Vanden High in Fairfield, Calif. The opponent in the opener? Armijo High, …


Nevada downs EWU despite Eagle’s effort

RENO, Nev. – Coach Beau Baldwin found out a lot about his Eastern Washington University football team Thursday night. Some things – like Taiwan Jones being a budding superstar – …


Blanchette: At the zero hour, Idaho defense puts one up

MOSCOW, Idaho – Before the Humanitarian Bowl went all wild-hairs-and- whoopie-cushions last December, Idaho coach Robb Akey had the play of the day – fixing his stare directly into the …


Vandals look to get team off to quick start

MOSCOW, Idaho – It wasn’t until October last fall that the University of Idaho football team’s identity – potent, if slow-starting, on offense and vulnerable on defense – fully materialized. …


Blanchette: WAC has that finger-in-the-dike feel to it

When the Idaho Vandals are done hanging their Humanitarian Bowl banner tonight, can they please pass the duct tape to Karl Benson? The commish needs it to try and keep …


Transitioning Wolf Pack hard to read as EWU prepares for opener

RENO, Nev. – Listening to Eastern Washington University’s football coaches, it becomes difficult to determine what concerns them most about tonight’s season opener against the University of Nevada – what …


Pac-10 picks by Vince Grippi

If you were smart enough to use this feature as a reverse barometer last season, it was a good move for your pocketbook, as we finished nine games under .500 …