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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against San Jose State

Keys to a potential Washington State victory Saturday against San Jose State at Martin Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

ESPN to air College GameDay feature on tragic bond between Ivan Maisel, family of ex-Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski

The emotionally charged segment will air during Saturday’s show, which runs from 6-9 a.m. PDT on ESPN’s primary network and can also be viewed on the web at WatchESPN.com.


For Washington State’s Patrick Nunn and San Jose State’s Leki Nunn, a long journey comes full-circle Saturday night

At Trinta Park in San Mateo, California, Vika Sinipata would station herself in the middle of the two baseball diamonds, planting a lawn chair behind one home run fence but …


College soccer: No. 17 Washington State women shut out Idaho

Maegan O’Neill and Hailey Smith scored their first goals of the season Thursday to power 17th-ranked Washington State to a 3-0 nonconference women’s soccer win over visiting Idaho.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5:55 p.m.

Washington State volleyball standout Taylor Mims living the dream

Jeff Carroll first met Taylor Mims when she was a seventh-grader attending his volleyball camp. Carroll, who retired two years ago after a 31-year career at Billings Senior High, asked …


‘Help and hope’ the strategy Washington State is employing to honor former QB Tyler Hilinski

It’s easy to sense the fatigue and grief in Dr. Sunday Henry’s voice as Washington State’s director of athletic medicine talks about Tyler Hilinski near a chain link fence on …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:54 a.m.

Locals in the NFL: Idaho’s Jesse Davis, Eastern Washington’s Kendrick Bourne make most of opportunities

For every Deone Bucannon, Cooper Kupp and Mike Iupati there’s a surplus of of Washington State, Eastern Washington, Idaho alums fighting for permanence in the National Football League. Over a …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:12 p.m.

Pac-12 picks: Week two serves up USC-Stanford and a few marquee nonconference matchups

Come for Arizona vs. Houston. Stay for Colorado vs. Nebraska, USC vs. Stanford and Michigan State vs. Arizona State. And take your chances on UCLA vs. Oklahoma.


Washington State football chat transcript - 9/5

A full transcript from this morning’s live chat with The Spokesman-Review’s Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10:53 p.m.

In keeping Gardner Minshew clean, Washington State O-line does something it’s done just seven times under Mike Leach

Wyoming’s defensive line could hardly sneak a glance at Gardner Minshew on Saturday afternoon, let alone forge a path into the backfield and bring the Washington State quarterback to his …


Washington State DL Misiona Aiolupotea-Pei could return for San Jose State game

Aiolupotea-Pei, a JC transfer from California’s Riverside City College, didn’t travel with the team for last week’s season opener at Wyoming because the NCAA was still processing his paperwork, Leach …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:11 p.m.

Pac-12 power rankings: College Football Playoff chances, Heisman hopes both take hits after opening weekend

The weekly Pac-12 power rankings from Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 11:45 a.m.

Washington State receiving six votes in latest edition of Associated Press Top 25

WSU had not received any votes in the preseason AP Top 25, but got seven in the Coaches’ Poll. The Cougars are now getting 11 votes in week two of …


As youngster in Cody, Wyoming, Washington State’s Mike Leach had aspirations of becoming town ‘garbage man’

The town’s most coveted job was the one that eluded him – something Leach still laments this day even as the seventh-year coach of the Pac-12 Cougars is set to …


San Jose State still shuffling between quarterbacks ahead of Washington State game

Time consuming as this week might be for the Cougars and their defensive coaches, Mike Leach suggests a three-QB system could be equally challenging for the Spartans, who may not …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 11:07 p.m.

WSU’s bizarre trick play was a collaboration between Mike Leach, Microsoft engineer

The concept that produced the 9 most interesting yards of Saturday’s game was not devised during one of Mike Leach’s long strolls to work – often used as brainstorm sessions …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:39 p.m.

First look: San Jose State at Washington State

Washington State (1-0) will face its second Mountain West team in as many weeks when the Cougars play host to San Jose State (0-1).


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:23 p.m.

What question marks? Washington State’s defense clears up any uncertainty in season opener

Due to graduation and one early defection to the NFL, the Cougars are forfeiting plenty of experience at a number of spots on defense this season – and some considerable …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:50 p.m.

First impression: Washington State running back James Williams has another solid season-opening performance

One year after bursting for 211 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in a 28-0 win over Montana State, the junior tailback once again found his groove in the first game …


Nnamdi Oguayo makes big impact for Washington State after absence in August

Nnamdi Oguayo’s mere presence seemed to uplift the Cougars, who’ve been confronted with adversity on the defensive line all preseason – first when highly-touted nose tackle Pono Lolohea left the …


Washington State freshman Max Borghi makes amends for early mistake with strong showing against Wyoming

Max Borghi will make fewer of those “freshman mistakes” than the majority of his peers this season, and if the running back’s college debut was any indication, he doesn’t let …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 9:01 p.m.

Analysis: Led by fresh faces, Washington State trounces Wyoming in season opener

The amount of confidence pollsters and prognosticators have in the 2018 Washington State Cougars was perhaps best illustrated in an early-August preseason ranking of all 129 FBS teams, courtesy of …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:56 p.m.

John Blanchette: Surrounded by oddities, Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew was the Cougars’ key to staying calm

What restored the psychic equilibrium, oddly enough, was something the Cougars had that maybe no one was quite ready to accept: an assured, tested, steady hand at quarterback, who looked …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:10 p.m.

College volleyball: Taylor Mims’ career-high 26 kills lead Washington State past No. 17 Northern Iowa

Taylor Mims had 19 of her career-high 26 kills in the final two sets Saturday to power Washington State to a 3-1 volleyball win over 17th-ranked Northern Iowa in nonconference …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

TV Take: Washington State fans greeted by familiar broadcast voice of Rich Waltz in victory at Wyoming

Rich Waltz began his career here, calling Indians and Chiefs games fresh out of college in the mid-1980s. That started him down a road that led to a variety of …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 4:53 p.m.

Difference Makers: James Williams and Gardner Minshew lead offensive charge in Washington State’s 41-19 win over Wyoming

The junior running back finished with 135 total yards and two scores for the Cougars


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 4:40 p.m.

Former Washington State quarterback Luke Falk, wide receiver River Cracraft waived by NFL teams

Former cornerstones of Washington State’s Air Raid offense, quarterback Luke Falk and wide receiver River Cracraft weren’t able to hold onto jobs Saturday as NFL teams trimmed their rosters down …


The pick: Why Washington State will (barely) beat Wyoming

Wyoming could be better on the offensive line, but the Cougars have the more experienced at quarterback, are vastly more talented at wide receiver and probably have the slight edge …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:36 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Washington State uses late surge to top Wyoming 41-19

Recap and highlights from Washington State’s 41-19 season-opening win over the Wyoming Cowboys in Laramie, Wyoming.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 12:20 a.m.

Retooled, reloaded Washington State Cougars brace for season opener against Wyoming

In all likelihood, a football game played between Wyoming and Washington State in 2017 would’ve been more appealing from a promotional standpoint, would’ve come with a different level of fanfare …