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WSU’s new holders, plus links

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FROM PULLMAN — Decided to write about Washington State's holder position yesterday. Yeah, spring must be close to over. Keep reading.

Cougs go no pads, prep for spring game

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FROM PULLMAN — The biggest news from Washington State's practice today may be that the Cougars have split up their roster in preparation for Saturday's Crimson and Gray game. Read on for who's playing with who.

12 down, 3 to go (and a live chat)

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FROM PULLMAN — The headline refers to spring practice sessions remaining for Washington State, though there are really only two, if you exclude the spring game. Keep reading for links.

WSU offense sharp in team session

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FROM PULLMAN — The Cougars went with just shoulder pads and helmets today (and jerseys and shorts and shoes, too, for those of you scoring at home), but they also brought out some officials and ran through a fairly competive team session. You can read about it after the jump.

WSU back to practice today

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FROM PULLMAN — WSU continues spring practice later today, taking the field for the 12th, and second-to-last time before Saturday's spring game. We have a few links after the jump.

Sparse WSU links on a Monday

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FROM PULLMAN — As we grind toward the end of spring, the links in this space will be at a premium. Soon enough, we'll taper down the blog activity as spring turns to summer. For now, we have a few items to pass along.

Sunday links after a scrimmage

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FROM PULLMAN — Plenty to catch you up on after yesterday's scrimmage for Washington State, so keep reading if you're in the mood to keep reading.

Defense starts strong in WSU scrimmage, offense wakes up later

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FROM PULLMAN — The wind and hail didn't stop Washington State from scrimmaging on Saturday. But it did keep the Cougars from executing as well as they could have. Offensively, at least. Keep reading.

Day 10 goes to the defense

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FROM PULLMAN — Mike Leach appeared visibly frustrated with WSU's offense early in Thursday's team session, and he said afterward that the defense simply got the better of most of the drills today. Most, but not all. Keep reading.

WSU’s 10th practice awaits

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FROM PULLMAN — Today marks the two-thirds point in WSU's spring practice schedule. Only four more actual practices after today, plus the spring game. We shall attend each. Also, here are links.

Another Wednesday, another live chat

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FROM PULLMAN — Make sure to stop by the blog later today — 2:30 p.m., to be exact — for another live chat. And make sure to read the rest of this entry for links and such.

Full contact for WSU on Day 9

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FROM PULLMAN — The Cougars are still a little shorthanded, but that didn't stop them from getting after it in a pretty spirited fashion during Tuesday's practice. We have more details below.

Getting going on a Tuesday with WSU

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FROM PULLMAN — The Washington State football team will knock out practices No. 9, 10 and 11 over the next six days, beginning this afternoon at 3 p.m. There are links to read in the meantime.

Ease into Monday with these links

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FROM PULLMAN — Today marks another day off for Washington State's football team before returning to the practice field on Tuesday. Thus, it is a slow day for links. But keep reading, regardless.

Halfway through spring, we have links

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FROM PULLMAN — Only 13 days until WSU's spring game, and only 16 days until spring practice is officially over. There are seven more sessions in that time. There have been eight sessions so far. Let's celebrate the past-halfway point with some links, shall we?

Crutches join Cougs on Day 8

(Apologies for the poor sound quality on the Marks video. The wind was killer. But you can hear at least a couple of his answers.)

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FROM PULLMAN — Well, we lied. There was no scrimmage today, for reasons Mike Leach discussed afterward. There is plenty to report, however, so continue reading.

A scrimmaging kind of Saturday

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FROM PULLMAN — Want to see Washington State football players put on pads and run plays and catch passes and hit each other? Sure you do. Today is your chance. Keep reading.

Catching up on defections, plus links

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FROM PULLMAN — Before Washington State returns to the practice field this afternoon for its seventh workout of the spring, we decided it might be a good idea to recap the list of players who have left the team in recent weeks. Also, we have links. So read on.

Sunny Easter Sunday links

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FROM PULLMAN — Funny how much different this place looks when the weather is nice. Or maybe it's just because I actually left my apartment yesterday. Either way, we have links — Easter links, even — so read on.

WSU offense, defense trade jabs in the sun

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FROM PULLMAN — Mike Leach was sure to point out that the defense played well during team session, and it did. But WSU's offense — the receivers, particularly — had its moments in 1-on-1 drills, too. Read on.

A busy week ends with links

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FROM PULLMAN — Plenty of happenings on the WSU front yesterday, though today figures to be much quieter. There's a lot to read for now, though. Get your coffee/orange juice/Tang ready, and read on.

WSU chips away on Day 4

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FROM PULLMAN — Things got a little heated on more than one occasion at Washington State's spring practice Thursday, though nothing too outlandish went down. Otherwise, things were pretty standard. Read on.

Wednesday spring links

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FROM PULLMAN — Not a lot going on today on the Palouse, as the football team is off for a day before returning to the field for its fourth practice of the spring. We have links and notes from yesterday's practice, so read on.

Spring practice continues today

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FROM PULLMAN — The blog will be back and running in earnest later today, as Washington State takes the field for its third practice of the spring. We'll be there this time. Read on.

Pac-12 notes on a Sunday morning

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FROM SALT LAKE CITY — It's time to head back to the Palouse, and because Gonzaga lost last night, we'll be home for the foreseeable future. As we make our way back, read these links to stories with words and such.

Saturday’s tourney roundup

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FROM SALT LAKE CITY — There isn't much to report on the WSU front today (unless you're talking about Wichita State, but you're not). So what follows is a small dose of Pac-12 links. They aren't happy ones, especially if you're a Ben Howland fan. Read on.

First spring practice in the books for WSU

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FROM SALT LAKE CITY — Sounds like it was quite the weather experience on the Palouse yesterday. Wasn't there, but Josh Wright was kind enough to fill in and file a story from WSU's first football practice of the spring. That and more after the jump.

Spring starts today at WSU

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FROM SALT LAKE CITY — Maybe it doesn't quite feel like it outside. Or maybe it does. I'm not in Pullman. In any event, it's spring, especially because Washington State begins spring football practices today at Martin Stadium (and, too, on what's left of Rogers Field). Read on.

The defense: WSU spring position preview

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FROM SALT LAKE CITY — As promised, here's a brief look at WSU's defense and special teams as the Cougars open spring practices this afternoon.