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  • Stanford trips up second-ranked USC

    Even without Andrew Luck, Stanford still has every answer for Matt Barkley and Southern California. Josh Nunes threw a go-ahead 37-yard touchdown to Zach Ertz, Stepfan Taylor ran for 153 …

  • Still licking wounds, Huskies face Portland State

    SEATTLE – Beaten, battered and, perhaps, a little embarrassed on the Bayou, Washington would seem to have the perfect remedy coming to town. But don’t tell Portland State it is …

  • Halliday throws four TD passes in WSU victory

    LAS VEGAS — Mike Leach is talking about different aspects of his Washington State football team, but he’s saying the same thing. Over and over, he’s saying the same thing.

  • Portland State coach Burton played for Washington

    SEATTLE – While starring as an undersized defensive back at Washington, Nigel Burton envisioned a life as an accountant. At 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds, he never seriously entertained playing beyond …

  • Cougars won’t count on another rout

    LAS VEGAS – Mike Leach has most certainly told his team that it doesn’t matter anymore, but Washington State’s opponent here today provided the opportunity for one of WSU’s highest …

  • WSU QB Halliday may draw start against UNLV

    PULLMAN – Perhaps it’s fitting that Connor Halliday’s first start of the 2012 season might come in Las Vegas.

  • UCLA upsets No. 16 Cornhuskers

    Brett Hundley passed for 305 yards and four touchdowns in an outstanding Rose Bowl debut, Datone Jones sacked Taylor Martinez for a tiebreaking safety with 8:44 to play, and UCLA …

  • Cougars want to fly like Eagles

    PULLMAN – The team on the video screen had plenty of energy. They “flew around,” as coaches like to say. And they certainly weren’t pouting. So Mike Leach noted to …

  • Utah State tops Utes in overtime

    LOGAN, Utah – Chuckie Keeton threw two touchdown passes, Kerwynn Williams scored on 1-yard run on the first possession of overtime and Utah State beat Utah 27-20 on Friday night …

  • Pac-12 picks

    Well, that wasn’t great. The winners weren’t difficult to predict in the Pac-12 last week. To that end, we posted a 10-1 record, missing only on Nevada’s upset of California.

  • Blanchette: Cougs’ new digs show they belong

    A magazine devoted to Pac-12 football currently on newsstands includes a photo essay on the conference’s stadiums.

  • Cougars need better results in running game

    PULLMAN – There is no ideal yardage number in mind, coach Mike Leach says, when it comes to how much he wants Washington State to move the ball on the …

  • Top-ranked USC looks the part in win over Hawaii

    Marqise Lee caught a 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage and returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score, and No. 1 Southern California rolled to a …

  • Huskies hold back Aztecs

    SEATTLE — It started off like a rout.

  • WSU Cougars must regroup after loss

    PULLMAN – The Washington State Cougars returned home in Friday morning’s wee hours, attended classes and practiced for about an hour last night after their disappointing season-opening loss at Brigham …

  • WSU-BYU: How they scored

    First quarter BYU 7, WSU 0

  • WSU fails to score touchdown as BYU spoils Leach’s debut

    PROVO, Utah – They played with tempo. They played with confidence. They moved the ball up and down the field, in short bursts, long bursts, by pass and by run. …

  • Apparent injury keeps freshman starter sidelined

    PROVO, Utah – Redshirt freshman Xavier Cooper was listed atop the Washington State depth chart at defensive tackle, but he wasn’t able to play in the team’s season opener against …

  • Roddick announces retirement

    Tennis: Andy Roddick’s tennis career will close at the U.S. Open, the site of his biggest triumph. The 2003 champion at Flushing Meadows and former No. 1-ranked player decided to …

  • Leach gets first chance to see what Cougs can do

    PROVO, Utah – If you’re wondering what to expect out of the Washington State football team when it opens its season against Brigham Young this evening, you’re not alone. Mike …

  • BYU’s Nelson gets his turn to lead

    PULLMAN – It might have been difficult two seasons ago to imagine that Riley Nelson would be where he is today, entering his senior year as Brigham Young’s unquestioned starter …

  • Pac-12 coaches calculate new kickoff rules

    No team in the Pac-12 has benefited more from stellar special teams play in recent years than the Oregon Ducks.

  • Cougs in school, think it could be advantage

    PULLMAN – Washington State isn’t the only Pac-12 football team in the Northwest conducting practices in preparation for the 2012 season. The Cougars are, however, the only Pac-12 football team …

  • Cougs in school, think it could be advantage

    Washington State isn’t the only Pac-12 football team in the Northwest conducting practices in preparation for the 2012 season.

  • Tuel, Halliday share highlights at WSU scrimmage

    Both Washington State players performed well in Saturday’s scrimmage, and both split their repetitions between the first- and second-team offenses.

  • Hundley earns job as UCLA’s starting QB

    UCLA coach Jim Mora has chosen redshirt freshman Brett Hundley to be the Bruins’ starting quarterback. The first-year coach made the announcement in a news release Friday. Hundley was competing …

  • Pac-12 volleyball coaches pick WSU 11th

    Washington State was tabbed for 11th place in the Pac-12 Conference preseason volleyball poll of coaches, the conference announced Thursday. The Cougars received 22 points to finish only ahead of …

  • Leach scolds Cougar offense for lack of focus

    PULLMAN – Near the end of Washington State’s eighth practice of the preseason, with passes being dropped and communication lacking, coach Mike Leach sent his defense to the other side …

  • Cougars’ Mayes bulks up on offseason liquid diet

    PULLMAN – So you take some peanut butter, Logan Mayes said, and some Ensure, some protein powder, some yogurt, some Carnation instant breakfast and a little bit of milk. And …

  • Washington State star WR shows modesty

    PULLMAN – If there is a topic Marquess Wilson likes discussing less than his own play – much of which has been outstanding through the first two seasons of his …



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