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UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 5:49 p.m.

WSU’s loss is Tara VanDerveer’s 900th win at Stanford in 33 seasons

Sure, Stanford celebrated Alanna Smith’s brilliance on the court Sunday in an 85-64 victory by the sixth-ranked Cardinal against Washington State that helped Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer reach …


John Blanchette: Progress isn’t in WSU’s basketball vocabulary

In fact, the Cougars’ 78-66 loss to Stanford at high noon on Saturday was a mad dash into an open manhole. If somebody slides the cover back on, we may …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Analysis: Sluggish Washington State suffers first home defeat, losing to Stanford 78-66

Sleepy passes flew into the scorer’s table. Botched defensive assignments led to unchallenged dunks. Point-blank layups rolled around the lip of the rim and fell right out.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:43 p.m.

Washington State looking to double up against Bay Area schools when Stanford visits Saturday

Washington State no doubt cleared a major hurdle Thursday night, beating Cal by a healthy margin to snatch its first Pac-12 Conference win and put a six-game losing streak to …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 8:35 p.m.

Jaylen Nowell leads four players in double figures as Washington remains unbeaten in Pac-12

Jaylen Nowell scored 22 points, Nahziah Carter made 6 of 7 shots and added 13 points off the bench and Washington won its sixth straight game, 80-64 over Stanford on …


Cameron Scarlett scores both TDs, Stanford tops Pittsburgh 14-13 Sun Bowl

Cameron Scarlett scored on a 1-yard run and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a second score to lead Stanford to a 14-13 victory against Pittsburgh in the …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

Stanford pulls away from Eastern Washington, 78-62

Daejon Davis scored 19 points, one of four to reach double figures, and Stanford beat Eastern Washington 78-62. Cormac Ryan scored 12 points, all on three pointers, for the Cardinal …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 11:02 p.m.

College volleyball: Top-seeded Stanford eliminates Washington State in NCAA Tournament regional

Kathryn Plummer tallied 24 kills and 12 digs, Jenna Gray added 52 assists, and No. 1 seed Stanford beat Washington State 25-17, 24-26, 25-14, 25-19 Friday in an NCAA Tournament …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:33 p.m.

WSU volleyball accentuating positives for clash with No. 1 Stanford

The 16th-seeded Cougars take their swing at No. 1 Stanford in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 at Maples Pavilion on Friday.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 7:36 p.m.

Gonzaga women upset No. 8 Stanford behind 20 points by Chandler Smith, Jill Townsend’s 15

Chandler Smith scored 20 points, including two late free throws, as Gonzaga beat No. 8 Stanford 79-73 on Sunday.


Men’s Top 25 capsules: No. 2 Kansas holds off Stanford in overtime

Lagerald Vick hit the tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds of regulation, and then had eight of his 27 points in overtime, leading No. 2 Kansas over Stanford 90-84.


Stanford wins 9th straight Big Game, 23-13 over California

Paulson Adebo made two interceptions in the fourth quarter, including a spectacular one-handed grab in the end zone, to help prevent the game-tying score, as Stanford relied on its defense …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 9:44 p.m.

Gonzaga women host No. 8 Stanford in homecoming game for Lacie Hull, Lexie Hull and Melody Kempton

When Gonzaga hosts No. 8 Stanford on Sunday at 2 p.m., perhaps the biggest cheering section in the Kennel will be for two players for the opposing team.


NCAA Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Stanford’s Anna Wilson hurt in Cardinal’s win over Hawaii

Alanna Smith scored a season-high 30 points before No. 8 Stanford’s game against Hawaii was called with 48.2 seconds left when Cardinal guard Anna Wilson got hurt Sunday, at Honolulu. …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 11:23 p.m.

Cal-Stanford Big Game postponed because of wildfire smoke

The annual Big Game between Stanford and California that had been scheduled for Saturday was postponed two weeks because of the unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area resulting from …



Who is Max Borghi? Washington State running back returns to state where he fell in love with football

If Max Borghi told you he was a third- or fourth-generation running back, you’d have no choice but to believe it – and yet it wouldn’t be any further from …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 10:45 p.m.

Washington holds off Stanford’s late rally, wins 27-23

Myles Gaskin returned after missing two games due to a shoulder injury to rush for 148 yards and one touchdown, and Washington built a big early lead before needing Taylor …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Pac-12 North Thud: Disappointing Washington hosts Stanford

Saturday’s Washington-Stanford loser will be saddled with three conference losses and will need a lot of help to catch division leader Washington State by the end of the regular season.


Mike Leach praises Washington State DBs for grit and toughness against Stanford’s imposing WRs

Mike Leach thought his defensive backs handled themselves well Saturday, even if they were constantly picked on by three Stanford pass-catchers who looked just as capable of forming an NBA …


Cougs play top-ranked Cardinal to 1-1 draw

Morgan Weaver scored an unassisted goal in the 77th minute and goalkeeper Rachel Thompson made a career-high nine saves as the Washington State Cougars (11-5-1, 4-5-1) played the top-ranked Stanford …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 10:07 p.m.

Washington State in driver’s seat atop Pac-12 North after Stanford win

Mike Leach and his Washington State football team may be the top target for Pac-12 referees who’ve been peeved by the aggressive text messages the Cougars’ coach sent off to …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 11:36 a.m.

Washington State moves up four spots to No. 10 in Associated Press Top 25; Washington falls out of national poll

The Cougars are back inside the top 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 rankings for the first time since last October.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 1:50 a.m.

Washington State’s Blake Mazza nails first game-winning field goal of career in win over Stanford

Anticipating Blake Mazza’s right leg would probably determine WSU’s fate at some point this year, the Cougars began their screaming ritual just last week. Their timing, suffice it to say, …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

Analysis: No. 14 Washington State uses second-half surge to claw back, top 24th-ranked Stanford

WSU quite easily could’ve been the next victim on a bizarre day for the Pac-12 – one that saw Cal upset No. 15 UW, Oregon State stun Colorado for its …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:12 p.m.

John Blanchette: In unpredictable Pac-12, Washington State continues to be the cream of the crop

There were a lot of 6-6s projected, or maybe five wins and you could even find a 3-9 prediction or two out there, though that seemed the fuzziest of math …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Difference makers: Blake Mazza boots Washington State into Pac-12 North lead with win over Stanford

Difference makers from Washington State’s 41-38 victory over Stanford


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

TV Take: Well-known Washington State impresses Pac-12 Network broadcasters again in win over Stanford

With familiarity comes respect, if the familiar relationship is a respectful one. Such is the case with the Pac-12 Network’s top football announcing duo, Ted Robinson and Yogi Roth, and …


Corner Sean Harper Jr. not available for Washington State-Stanford, but D-end Nnamdi Oguayo could return

For the second straight game, Washington State will be shorthanded in its defensive secondary.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:24 p.m.

Recap and highlights: No. 14 Washington State rallies in second half to beat No. 24 Stanford

Washington State graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew was excellent again, completing 40-of-50 passes for 438 yards and four touchdowns, and redshirt freshman kicker Blake Mazza drilled a winning 42-yard field …