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UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

Washington State’s Fred Mauigoa one of 10 Pac-12 centers to earn Rimington watch list nod

Mauigoa, an Iliili, American Samoa, native who started all 13 games for the Cougars last season as a sophomore and anchored the nation’s second-best passing attack, is the first WSU …

Washington State names Matt Leach as women’s swimming coach

Washington State has hired former Indiana State coach Matt Leach as head women’s swimming coach, Director of Athletics Patrick Chun announced Thursday.

Duke basketball to appear in all-access show this fall

Duke’s basketball team will be the subject of an all-access show this fall. The eight-episode series titled “Earn Everything” will document the Blue Devils as they prepare for the season …

UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 5:23 p.m.

Spokane chosen as regional site for 2021, 2022 Women’s NCAA Tournament

Spokane will host NCAA women’s basketball regionals in 2021 and 2022. Other hosts for 2021 are Cincinnati; Albany, New York; and H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas, near Austin. In …

New Whitworth women’s basketball coach Joial Griffith ‘ecstatic’ to lead Pirates

On Tuesday night at the historic home of Whitworth alum Frank Knott – the large, renovated structure is a 112-year-old former electric powerhouse on the bluff above Liberty Park – …

College Football Playoff hires Big Sky commissioner Andrea Williams as chief operating officer

Andrea Williams has led the Big Sky for the past two years. She has also been a member of the College Football Playoff’s advisory committee and stadium operations team.

Washington State safety Jalen Thompson added to Bednarik Award watch list

Jalen Thompson is presumed to be one of the top returning safeties in the Pac-12 Conference this season and Monday, the Washington State junior featured on a watch list of …

Montana State quarterback Chris Murray to miss season, focus on academics

Chris Murray, Montana State’s starting quarterback for the past two seasons, will miss the 2018 season to focus on academics.

UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:54 p.m.

Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title

An attorney representing a group of former Louisville men’s basketball players says they have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization’s vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 national championship …

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 5:26 p.m.

Washington State to take part in pre-Christmas Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic

Drake, New Mexico State and San Diego will join the Cougars in Las Vegas for the final rounds of the tournament. All four teams are guaranteed four games and WSU …

UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 9:58 a.m.

Maryland releases subpoenas for records in FBI hoops probe

Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school released two subpoenas to The …

UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Sacramento Kings add ex-Washington State guard Ike Iroegbu to Summer League roster

Former Washington State guard Ike Iroegbu will put on a familiar jersey this week at the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

NCAA prepares minority coordinators for head coaching jobs

The NCAA is unable to compel schools to interview minority coaching candidates like the NFL’s Rooney Rule does. So it is putting rising candidates through mock interviews and a comprehensive …

UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

Oregon State wins College World Series, beating Arkansas 5-0

Freshman Kevin Abel threw a two-hitter for his record fourth victory in the College World Series, and Oregon State beat Arkansas 5-0 on Thursday night for its third national championship.

Oregon State wins 5-3 to force Game 3; Hogs crying over foul

Oregon State’s Trevor Larnach hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the top of the ninth after Arkansas blew a chance to lock up a national championship, and the Beavers forced …

UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:40 p.m.

Arkansas beats Luke Heimlich, Beavers 4-1 in CWS finals opener

Arkansas broke through for four runs against a faltering Luke Heimlich in the fifth inning and moved a step closer to its first national championship in baseball with a 4-1 …

UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 6:11 p.m.

John Beilein: Offer from Pistons would have been tough decision

John Beilein says he was never offered the Detroit Pistons’ coaching job, but if he had been, it would have been a tough decision. Beilein is now looking ahead to …

Oregon St. beats Miss. St. 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland combined on a four-hitter, Tyler Malone hit his third home run of the College World Series, and Oregon State survived some ninth-inning drama to beat …

UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 3:34 p.m.

Gonzaga Prep guard Liam Lloyd, son of longtime Gonzaga assistant coach, offered by EWU

Gonzaga Prep prep guard Liam Lloyd, the son of longtime Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd, announced on Twitter Thursday that his first scholarship offer is from Eastern Washington.

UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:19 a.m.

UConn: Kevin Ollie fired for impermissible contact, workouts

UConn says it fired coach Kevin Ollie after finding NCAA violations that included improper workouts and contact with recruits by Ollie and former UConn star Ray Allen. The violations are …

UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

North Dakota grad transfer Geno Crandall planning visit to Gonzaga

Gonzaga is in the mix for North Dakota graduate transfer Geno Crandall. Crandall is expected to visit Gonzaga’s campus next weekend

UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Mississippi State earns walk-off win over Washington Huskies in College World Series opener

Luke Alexander’s drive to right field got past Christian Jones in the bottom of the ninth inning, allowing Hunter Stovall to score from second base to give Mississippi State a …

UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 5:02 p.m.

Eastern Washington ranked high in three preseason FCS football polls

HERO Sports, Athlon Sports and Street and Smith’s magazine have the Eagles ranked No. 4, No. 6 and No. 14, respectively, in their recent preseason Top 25 polls.

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 6:25 p.m.

NCAA eases rules on athlete transfers

College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school. The NCAA Division I Council approved the change and …

UPDATED: Sun., June 10, 2018, 10:16 p.m.

Washington Huskies win in 10th to advance to CWS for first time

Before Sunday, Washington was the only team in the tradition-rich Pac-12 to never make it to the College World Series.

UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:29 p.m.

Tommy Wilson, Cal State Fullerton beat Washington 5-2, force Game 3

Junior right hander Tommy Wilson pitched seven strong innings, leading Cal State Fullerton to a 5-2 victory over Washington on Saturday to even their best-of-three Super Regional series at a …

Pat Summitt’s spirit hovers over Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Former Tennessee star Chamique Holdsclaw and assistant coach Mickie DeMoss thank former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt while getting inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The induction class …

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Area roundup: WSU’s Kaile Keefe runs lifetime best, just misses NCAA finals

Keefe ran a lifetime-best 4 minutes, 15.39 seconds in a semifinal heat of the 1500-meter run at History Hayward Field, finishing sixth. The top five advance to Saturday’s final.

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 5:10 p.m.

Washington Huskies baseball two wins away from first College World Series berth

Reminders are all around the Washington baseball facility. The Huskies make clear their No. 1 goal: to get to Omaha, Nebraska, home of the College World Series.

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

Mead grad Andrew Gardner reaches finals at NCAA track and field championships

Gardner, one of four local men who competed at the NCAA meet Wednesday, finished ninth overall (8:41.48) in the men’s steeplechase and will compete for a medal in Friday’s final.