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UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.

Golden chances: Kerith Burke’s broadcasting career started at WSU and has taken her from one basketball dynasty to another

It wasn’t long ago that Kerith Burke was spending her days at a Whole Foods grocery store. Now she’s working the sideline for the defending NBA champions.

UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 8:44 p.m.

Trail blazed: Washington State grad Brooke Olzendam found her calling on the hardwood. Now she’s living out her dream

Born into a basketball family, the Spokane native has persevered land a job back in the Pacific Northwest as the sideline reporter for the Portland Trail Blazers.

College baseball: USC topples Washington State 8-6 in series opener

Southern California scored three runs in the sixth and ninth innings to overcome two home runs by Washington State’s Blake Clanton and defeat the Cougars 8-6 on Friday in a …

UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

Aztec pipeline: Ex-Washington State point guard Malachi Flynn becomes third Cougar in 8 years to leave for San Diego State

On Monday, Malachi Flynn, who just completed his sophomore season with the Cougars, announced he’d complete his career at Mountain West power San Diego State, which has only missed out …

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 9:14 p.m.

Oregon State shells out 17 more hits to beat Washington State 9-1, clinches Pac-12 series

The Cougars (14-24, 6-13) will try to avoid getting swept and the Beavers (34-7, 13-6) will gun for the third sweep of the league season when the Pac-12 teams meet …

Locally: New Washington State women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge announces first recruits

Borders have not restricted Washington State women’s basketball recruiting. It appears that practice will continue.

UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

From worst to first, ranking the 12 teams on Washington State’s 2018 schedule

Washington State could see a College Football Playoff finalist this fall. It could also see a Mountain West Conference bottom-feeder – and everything in between. On the toughness scale, it …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 8:16 p.m.

Minnesota Vikings take on Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa as undrafted free agent

Most expected Hercules Mata’afa to become the third Cougar selected in the 2018 Draft, next to offensive lineman Cole Madison and quarterback Luke Falk, who were respectively taken Saturday by …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk plays waiting game, finally gets scooped up by Tennessee Titans with 199th pick

There’s already one Pac-12 record-setting quarterback in Tennessee. The Titans picked up another one, selecting Washington State’s Luke Falk with the 25th pick of the sixth round of the 2018 …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 6:37 p.m.

From the Northwest to the Midwest: Washington State OL Cole Madison taken by Green Bay Packers in fifth round

Cole Madison was chosen with the first pick of the fifth round, the 138th pick overall, by the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. He becomes the first Cougar selected in …

Huskies roll past Cougars 15-2 in baseball series opener

Seven Washington batters drove in two runs apiece and the Huskies cruised to a 15-2 victory over Washington State on Friday night in the opening game of a Pac-12 baseball …

UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Washington State athletic department projects $67 million hole, will discuss plans to reduce debt at Board of Regents meeting

Washington State anticipates its multiyear athletics debt will reach $67 million by the end of the 2018 fiscal year, a school spokesperson confirmed to The Spokesman-Review Friday, and the school’s …

UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 6:31 p.m.

Milan Acquaah announces transfer from Washington State, becomes fourth guard to leave program

Acquaah joins starting point guard Malachi Flynn and little-used reserve guard Jamar Ergas as the fourth member of Kent’s backcourt to leave the program this offseason. Walk-on guard TJ Mickelson …

UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 7:53 p.m.

Projecting the depth chart: QB still very much unsettled at Washington State, but spring ball brings clarity to other positions

From 14 days of spring camp in Pullman and one scrimmage, we’ve gleaned much about what the Cougars’ depth chart could look like this fall when WSU travels to Wyoming …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 11:09 p.m.

Draft day: Washington State expecting at least three players to hear names called at NFL Draft

The 2018 NFL Draft gets going tomorrow night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and maybe it’s fitting that, in the state where everything is bigger, Washington State could have …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:48 p.m.

Washington State’s Ernie Kent, NABC panel recommended change to Condoleezza Rice’s NCAA task force in December

Not unlike many of his peers, Ernie Kent is eager to see college basketball change for the better. But the Washington State coach is also among a small percentile of …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 3:29 p.m.

Washington State, Wyoming set lunchtime kickoff for season opener in Laramie

On Wednesday, the school announced a kickoff time for its season opener at Wyoming on Sept. 1. The Cougars and Cowboys will kick off at 12:30 p.m. PDT at War …

Video: Washington State wide receiver Dezmon Patmon post practice April 24

WSU wide receiver Dezmon Patmon talks about the Cougar quarterbacks and Easop Winston’s emergence this spring.

Video: Washington State linebacker Jahad Woods post practice April 24

Cougars linebacker Jahad Woods talks about the final day of spring camp and his position group heading into the fall.

Video: Washington State defensive lineman Nick Begg post practice April 24

WSU defensive lineman Nick Begg reflects on the Crimson and Gray game and talks about former teammate Hercules Mata’afa.

Video: Washington State center Fred Mauigoa post practice April 24

WSU center Fred Mauigoa talks about spring camp and what he’s done to refine his snapping.

Video: Washington State special teams/outside linebackers coach Matt Brock post practice April 24

New Cougars assistant Matt Brock talks about his first three months in Pullman and what he’s doing with the special teams.

Video: Washington State coach Mike Leach post practice April 24

Cougars coach Mike Leach reflects on spring camp and gives an update on the quarterback competition.

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Washington State center Fred Mauigoa has spent spring camp refining snapping technique

This spring, WSU’s starting center encountered some unexpected turbulence snapping the football. He’s been more consistent as of late and finished spring camp on a good – and accurate – …

Third junior college transfer, Marvin Cannon, signs with Washington State basketball team

Marvin Cannon, a 6-5 small forward from Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, became the third JC player and fifth player overall to sign with coach Ernie Kent and …

Nnamdi Oguayo responds to challenge from Washington State’s defensive coaches

Washington State coaches tried a new strategy for pushing Nnamdi Oguayo to new heights – they demoted him.

Video: Washington State quarterback Trey Tinsley post Crimson and Gray game

Trey Tinsley talks about his own performance and grades fellow QB Anthony Gordon after the spring scrimmage.

Video: Washington State defensive end Nnamdi Oguayo post Crimson and Gray game

Nnamdi Oguayo talks about the defensive performance during Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game.

Video: Washington State wide receiver Kyle Sweet post Crimson and Gray game

Kyle Sweet talks about his individual performance and grades the Cougar quarterbacks after the spring game.

Video: Washington State cornerback Darrien Molton post Crimson and Gray game

Cougars cornerback Darrien Molton speaks about the defensive performance during Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game.