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UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 6:03 p.m.

The leftovers: Nuggets, notes & quotes from Washington State’s 45-7 win over Nevada

It wouldn’t be a Saturday without Luke Falk breaking more records and climbing another rung up the Pac-12’s all-time passing ladder. Here are all of the “Falk Facts” you may …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 8 p.m.

Washington State freshman WR Bell bringing upbeat attitude, production to Cougars

Bell turned four passes into 113 receiving yards Saturday night and the inside receiver has been one of Luke Falk’s best safety valves this season despite debuting as a Pac-12 …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

Jim Meehan: Preliminaries over, time to see how Washington State stacks up

Thankfully, the prelims are over, though USC nearly didn’t get the memo. The Trojans needed a huge fourth quarter for a 30-20 road win over Cal. Now it’s WSU (4-0, …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 9:18 p.m.

No Peyton Pelluer, no problem for Washington State defense

When Washington State coach Mike Leach was asked about the obvious absence of his prized linebacker, Peyton Pelluer, on Saturday, the never-speak-of-an-injury Leach wouldn’t recognize the fact he didn’t register …

Washington State’s Luke Falk, now with 103 TD passes, continues to ascend all-time lists

When Luke Falk connected with Tavares Martin Jr. on a 40-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of Washington State’s 45-7 victory over visiting Nevada on Saturday, it marked Falk’s …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:17 p.m.

Washington State defense nearly had another shutout in big win over Nevada

Not since 1981 had Washington State’s defense posted multiple shutouts in the same season.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:17 p.m.

Hercules Mata’afa leads day of dominance for Washington State defense

Washington State’s defensive line – primarily defensive tackle Hercules Mata’afa – disconcerted Nevada, sacking quarterback Kaymen Cureton four times in the first quarter of the Cougars’ 45-7 victory on Saturday.

Difference makers: Hercules Mata’afa and Washington State defense shut down Nevada

The three difference makers in Washington State’s 45-7 win over Nevada in Pullman on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

Vince Grippi’s three takes: This Cougars team continues to show special qualities

The signs were there before the season began. This Washington State football team could be something special.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 11:10 p.m.

No. 18 Washington State blasts Nevada 45-7 as Luke Falk throws for 5 TD passes

The 18th-ranked Cougars led by 35 points at halftime and Luke Falk had another mega passing day as WSU dispatched Nevada 45-7 in front of 30,317 fans in Pullman to …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 4:46 p.m.

Freeman High flag makes cameo on ESPN College Gameday alongside Washington State’s Ol’ Crimson

The Washington State flag has appeared on every College GameDay show since Oct. 4, 2013. The Freeman High flag made its debut Saturday morning.

Washington State-Nevada to experiment with shortened 15-minute halftime today

Washington State and Nevada will return to the field for the second half five minutes earlier than normal this afternoon.

The pick: Why Washington State will beat Nevada

No longer are the Washington State Cougars losing to vastly inferior football programs. It seems they’ve passed that ailment over to the Nevada Wolf Pack.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:32 p.m.

Washington State, Nevada football programs have plenty in common

The Cougars will face variations of the spread offense throughout the year, but Mike Leach’s system is a breed of its own, with a handful of stylistic twists WSU probably …

Two-minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Nevada

Theo Lawson’s keys for a possible Washington State victory over Nevada on Saturday at Martin Stadium.

The architect, his pupil, and his son: Hal Mumme, Mike Leach and Matt Mumme are wedded to the Air Raid offense

The year was 2000 and Matt Mumme had decided to tag along with his father, Hal, for an American Football Coaches Association convention in Florida. The two were strolling through …

Video: Washington State outside receivers coach Derek Sage post practice Sept. 20

Washington State outside receivers coach talks about the play of Tavares Martin Jr. and Isaiah Johnson-Mack against Oregon State.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:18 p.m.

As he continues to seek work in NFL, Colin Kaepernick has two major supporters at Washington State

Colin Kaepernick is still out of work and that’s a hard pill for many fans to swallow – including two Washington State assistants who remain close to the ex-San Francisco …

Washington State football chat transcript - 9/20

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

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:32 p.m.

Video: Washington State right tackle Cole Madison post practice Sept. 19

Washington State right tackle Cole Madison talks about the offensive line play since Mike Leach called out the group in a press conference eight days ago.

Video: Washington State safety Robert Taylor post practice Sept. 19

Washington State safety Robert Taylor talks about his hometown Oakland Raiders and this weekend’s test against Nevada.

Video: Washington State quarterback Luke Falk post practice Sept. 19

Cougars quarterback Luke Falk talks about his game against Oregon State and previews Nevada.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:08 p.m.

Video: Washington State coach Mike Leach post practice Sept. 19

Washington State coach Mike Leach previews Nevada and talks about Tuesday’s practice.

Lopsided run-to-pass ratio not a concern of Washington State’s Leach through three games

PULLMAN – In Saturday’s 52-23 rout of Oregon State, Washington State fans saw the Air Raid offense in peak shape. Quarterbacks Luke Falk and Tyler Hilinski threw the ball 58 …

Kaleb Fossum’s return to Washington State could be spoiled by knee injury

PULLMAN – Former Washington State football player Kaleb Fossum may not get the Pullman Homecoming he’d planned on. Fossum, a former walk-on wide receiver/returner for the Cougars, transferred to Nevada …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 6:25 p.m.

Washington State’s Falk named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after six-touchdown performance

A Washington State football player was named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 5:20 p.m.

First look: Nevada at Washington State

What is it? Nevada (0-3, 0-0) comes to Pullman to play No. 18 Washington State (3-0, 0-0) in the Cougars’ final nonconference game of the season. Where is it? Martin …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Washington State standout linebacker Peyton Pelluer reportedly out for season with foot fracture

PULLMAN – Washington State middle linebacker Peyton Pelluer won’t play another snap this season after fracturing his foot during the first half of the Cougars’ game against Oregon State, the …