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Washington State women fall to Colorado fourth-quarter rally

Kennedy Leonard scored 16 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter to help Colorado pull away and beat Washington State 70-58 in Pac-12 play in Boulder, Colorado, on Friday …

Washington State overcomes late chaos to sign impressive class

In recent years college football recruits have committed to programs earlier, only to change their minds at least once before signing their letters of intent. That trend might have even …

Ben Moos, son of Washington State A.D. Bill Moos, signs with California

Ben Moos, son of Washington State athletic director Bill Moos, signed to play football at Cal on Wednesday.

Washington State again falls short of the upset, losing to No. 11 UCLA

Once again Washington State proved surprisingly sticky while a top-team tried to shake them. And once again the Cougars were just a little too sloppy to spring an upset, falling …

Washington State agrees to restructured contact with volleyball coach Jen Greeny

Washington State and women’s head volleyball coach Jen Greeny have agreed to a restructured contract, Cougars Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Wednesday. The agreement will run through June of …

Caleb Perry’s speed immediately impressed Washington State’s football coaches

It only took one minute for Jim Mastro to break the mold. The Washington State running backs coach has always preferred to recruit a certain type of player – big, …

Tacoma pipeline: Ernie Kent’s Cougars cashing in on emerging South Sound talent pool

Ernie Kent and Curtis Allen sat in the Tacoma recruit’s living room, and Kent tried to convince the young basketball star to come play for his program. Just like usual, …

WSU ends first half of Pac-12 play with a win at Arizona State

Prior to Sunday’s game at Arizona State, Washington State coach Ernie Kent pulled aside Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson and said he needed them to step up and carry their …

Washington State women snap four-game losing streak

Alexys Swedlund scored 18 points and Ivana Kmetovska a career-high 16 and Washington State defeated Cal 84-79 on Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 4:22 p.m.

Cougars look for road split at ASU

Washington State will try to come away from its longest Pac-12 road trip of the season with a split at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Arizona State.

WSU linebacker Logan Tago again suspended for role in summer assault

Washington State linebacker Logan Tago has been suspended by athletic director Bill Moos for the second time because of his role in an alleged incident on June 4, for which …

Washington State women fall to No. 10 Stanford

Karlie Samuelson had 16 points and seven rebounds to help visiting No. 10 Stanford turn a dominating interior performance into a 76-54 win over Washington State on Friday and maintain …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:05 p.m.

Washington State can’t hold on for upset at No. 7 Arizona

Washington State played its most valiant game in two years on Thursday, trading baskets for all but a few minutes despite a hostile crowd and talented opponents at No. 7 …

Andy Whalen leads WSU golfers in Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. – The Washington State men’s golf team finished 12th (+47, 899) after the final round of the Arizona Intercollegiate, Tuesday, at the Sewailo Golf Club. After carding a …

Former Washington State linebacker Jeremiah Allison tackles new duties in Olympia

Former WSU linebacker Jeremiah Allison’s new surroundings are at least as opulent as college athletics facilities, though he has traded in trendy and modern for a more enduring, classical look.

Derek Sage’s constant recruiting finally lands him coaching job at Washington State

The stereotype about young assistant coaches in college football is that they are ace recruiters, hired despite their lack of experience because of their ability to form connections with high …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:36 p.m.

Cougars hope to salvage Bay Area trip at Cal on Saturday

Washington State can still salvage a split from its Bay Area road trip and emerge from the third weekend of Pac-12 play with a winning conference record. But to do …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 3:54 p.m.

Oregon paid big bucks to get Joe Salave’a from WSU

Poaching assistant football coach Joe Salave’a from Washington State was a splurge, even by nouveau riche Oregon’s standards.

John Blanchette: Luke Falk’s decision to return will allow Cougars to take big shot next season

You can think of it two ways: Luke Falk went through his reads, weighed the high risk/high reward options and checked down to something more prudent – coming back to …

Luke Falk will return to WSU for his senior season

Washington State’s chances of winning eight or more football games for the third consecutive season next year improved immeasurably on Wednesday morning, as quarterback Luke Falk announced he would return …

Chris Boucher leads No. 15 Oregon to win over Washington State

When Oregon’s Chris Boucher made his first shot during Saturday’s 85-66 win at Washington State, the arena public address announcer mistakenly referred to him as “Charles.”

WSU downs Oregon State, 75-62, to remain undefeated in Pac-12

What a difference a year makes. A year and a point guard who hasn’t lost enough to know when he’s not supposed to win.

WSU and UW hope to continue winning streaks in Pac-12 opener

Well one of the Pac-12 Northwest’s precocious freshman point guards is going to begin his first season’s second chapter with a big win.

Area women’s roundup: Washington State rocked by No. 22 Oregon State

Marie Gulich had career highs of 27 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 22 Oregon State beat Washington State 80-58 in the Pac-12 opener for both teams on Friday …

Blanchette: Uninspired bowl game puts topping on what may be Cougars’ worst best season

So what will be the first point of reference for Washington State’s 2016 football season?

Leach wonders whether or not Cougars took Gophers seriously

During a tense, emotional postgame press conference – they always are when a team loses its final game – Washington State coach acknowledged that the outside noise might have gotten …

Luke Falk remains mum on whether or not he will enter the draft

For the first time since it became an issue, Washington State quarterback Luke Falk himself was asked whether or not he will be returning next season or entering the upcoming …

Key players in Minnesota’s 17-12 Holiday Bowl win over WSU

Player of the game, as well as offensive and defensive MVPs from Minnesota’s 17-12 win over Washington State in the Holiday Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 in San Diego.

Key moments in WSU’s 17-12 defeat to Minnesota in Holiday Bowl

Key moments from Washington State’s 17-12 Holiday Bowl defeat to Minnesota on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 in San Diego.

Minnesota outplays WSU, wins Holiday Bowl 17-12

And to think Minnesota was the team that some folks worried would not show up for the Holiday Bowl. The Washington State Cougars were present, but played like they were …