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EWU spring football: Eagles LBs learning to play new scheme

Linebacker John Kreifels couldn’t wait to get on the field for Tuesday’s practice.


Przemek Karnowski will return to Gonzaga for senior season

Center Przemek Karnowski announced Friday that he will return to Gonzaga for his senior season.


EWU spring football: Eagles work to mesh defensive line

This is the fifth in a series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the defensive line.


Idaho men’s basketball signs players who could have immediate effect

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin had a similar theme for each of the three new basketball signings he introduced during a teleconference Thursday afternoon. The eighth-year …


WSU spring football: Cougars’ defense amps up pressure on quarterbacks

PULLMAN – When evaluating candidates for the vacant defensive coordinator position following the 2014 football season, Mike Leach had a general idea of the qualities he was looking for in …


WSU spring football: Cougars’ defense amps up pressure on quarterbacks

PULLMAN – When evaluating candidates for the vacant defensive coordinator position following the 2014 football season, Mike Leach had a general idea of the qualities he was looking for in …


EWU spring football: Eagles work to mesh defensive line

Eastern Washington’s young defensive linemen are still a work in progress, so it’s a good thing the coaches are sharing the workload.


Idaho men’s basketball signs players who could have immediate effect

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin had a similar theme for each of the three new basketball signings he introduced during a teleconference Thursday afternoon.


WSU’s Ernie Kent signs two guards on first day of spring signing period

PULLMAN – The Washington State basketball roster will look considerably different after Ernie Kent’s first year in Pullman. After signing guards Charles Callison and Viont’e Daniels to national letters of …


Gonzaga recruit Jesse Wade completes big senior season in Utah

Jesse Wade, who signed in November and is the only member so far of Gonzaga’s 2015 class, had a big senior season at Davis High (Kaysville, Utah). Wade led the …


Don’t call them Army! It’s ’Army West Point’ now

No more separating Army and West Point. After a rebranding process with Nike that took 18 months, the athletic teams of the United States Military Academy will be called Army …


Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half-billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 …


WSU spring football: RB Keith Harrington impresses, but must become more consistent

PULLMAN – Flashes and bursts are the images most appropriately associated with the inconstant nature of freshman running back Keith Harrington, whose coaches are annoyed by his inconsistency, but beguiled …


EWU spring football: Eagles QBs focused on improving

Perhaps a little adversity is the best thing for Eastern Washington’s quarterbacks. After going a combined 7 for 16 in last weekend’s scrimmage, they seemed to play with a bit …


College baseball: Recent play has Gonzaga thinking postseason

PULLMAN – Although righty Andrew Sopko has been one of the most effective starting pitchers in the West Coast Conference all season, until last week he’d never started a game …


WSU spring football: RB Keith Harrington impresses, but must become more consistent

PULLMAN – Flashes and bursts are the images most appropriately used to describe the inconstant nature of freshman running back Keith Harrington, whose coaches are annoyed by his inconsistency, but …


EWU spring football: Eagles QBs focused on improving

Perhaps a little adversity is the best thing for Eastern Washington’s quarterbacks.


Let’s put the refs back in charge

Monday: There has been a lot of discussion this season on improving college basketball. The game has gotten too physical, the narrative goes, and changes have to be made. Attendance …


Schmitz: Mavs owner Mark Cuban spot-on in college hoops critique

When critiquing college basketball from a pro basketball summit, you’re always at risk of sounding like an NBA snob. So be it.


Area roundup: Spencer Ansett, Dan Scheibe pitch Whitworth to sweep of Pacific

Spencer Ansett and Dan Scheibe helped Whitworth put an end to a three-game losing skid with a pair of standout pitching performances in a Northwest Conference doubleheader against Pacific Saturday …


Nigel Williams-Goss, two others to leave Washington basketball

Washington leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss and two others have been granted their release and will transfer from the Huskies program. Washington announced that Williams-Goss, sophomore guard Dustin Johnson and junior …


Bobby Hurley quickly becomes popular hire at Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. – The theater inside Arizona State’s athletic complex was packed, television cameras everywhere. Even football coach Todd Graham and his staff showed up. Bobby Hurley can draw a …


Area roundup: Andrew Sopko leads Gonzaga over Gaels

Andrew Sopko was masterful through eight innings Friday, and Gonzaga opened a three-game West Coast Conference set with Saint Mary’s with a 7-0 win at Patterson Complex in Spokane. Sopko …


College basketball: Students honor Lauren Hill

Lauren Hill’s teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: “Never give up.” An example she lived by as she fought a brain …


Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg to have heart valve replaced

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State fans wondered all last season why coach Fred Hoiberg had suddenly stopped wearing ties. Hoiberg skipped the neckwear because it made him dizzy – one …


EWU spring football: Eagles’ receivers figure to adjust well

This is the third of an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: the wide receivers. Eastern Washington’s wide receivers have proven it for years: There’s more than …


WSU spring football: Cougars find punting alternatives

PULLMAN – While there are no punters listed on the Washington State football spring roster, the Cougars must have somebody do it. The group of specialists that special teams coach …


Bobby Hurley takes over Sun Devils after 2-year stint at Buffalo

Arizona State hired Bobby Hurley as its basketball coach, the school announced Thursday. The 43-year-old Hurley spent the past two years as the head coach at Buffalo, which he led …


Kentucky sends record seven players off to NBA draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A record seven players are leaving a mighty Kentucky team after a season that fell two wins short of a championship. They can look forward to a …


College baseball: J.J. Hancock helps WSU edge Washington

PULLMAN – J.J. Hancock had two hits, none bigger than a run-scoring, seventh-inning triple, and the Washington State Cougars’ bats woke up just in time to defeat the Washington Huskies …