Stories tagged: WSU athletics
MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
New WSU president says he’ll curb overspending
Washington State University’s new president says the school’s spending habits are “simply not sustainable.” But he plans to change that.
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015
Jim Kershner’s This Day in History
From our archives, 100 years ago “With very few exceptions, every man and woman enrolled last year” at Washington State College in Pullman took advantage of the school’s athletic programs, …
SATURDAY, JAN. 10, 2015
WSU runs $13 million deficit for athletics
Uncommon expenditures on coaching salaries, buyouts and debt service left Washington State University’s athletic department with a $13 million deficit at the end of last year. WSU’s revenue rose from …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 6, 2014
WSU to open store in downtown Spokane
Washington State University is opening a downtown Spokane store that will be a one-stop shop for fans and alumni. Spokane’s store at Riverside Avenue and Wall Street will be a …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014
‘Secondary’ violations cast large shadow within NCAA
If only the East Germans had known Kelli Kamimura’s doping methods, they could have built the Berlin Wall with Olympic medals. The Washington State women’s golf coach’s transformation into a …
SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014
Meticulous Moos has made sweeping changes
Bill Moos is meticulous, everything in its proper place. He notices a coaster is missing and adjusts a chair before beginning an interview. Not the chair he will sit in, …
SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2012
Spin Control: Political force is strong in this one
Politicians are always looking to expand their base, even when they divide the electorate into different groups. Business owners. Union members. Blue collar workers. Soccer moms. Seniors. College students. John …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010, 10:06 P.M.
There’s some hard truths for Pac-10
Dan Beebe told some whoppers in his bid to save the Big 12, but he also revealed some disturbing truths, says columnist John Blanchette.
THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010, 5:53 P.M.
Cougars could cash in
If the Pac-10 expands to 16 teams, Washington State athletics could enjoy more funding.
THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010, 5:40 P.M.
Pac-10 welcomes Colorado
The first step in what could be a complete reshaping the college sports landscape began Thursday, when the University of Colorado accepted an invitation to join the Pac-10 Conference.
SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2010
Bill Moos seemed destined to end up in Pullman
PULLMAN – Bill Moos likes to say all roads lead to Pullman. He says it, more than likely, because he’s lived it. He traveled the back roads to Pullman as …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2010
Washington State gets its man
PULLMAN – Bill Moos said yes Monday to Washington State University’s offer to replace Jim Sterk as athletic director, multiple sources confirmed to The Spokesman-Review on Tuesday. Moos told WSU …
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2010, 11:36 A.M.
Moos says yes to WSU athletic director job
PULLMAN — Bill Moos said yes today to Washington State University’s offer to replace Jim Sterk as athletic director, a source confirmed to The Spokesman-Review.
SATURDAY, FEB. 20, 2010
Sterk left on own terms
PULLMAN – Jim Sterk is back in Pullman. His whirlwind tour through San Diego, where he was introduced as San Diego State University’s athletic director earlier this week, is over. …
FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2010
WSU offers job to Moos
PULLMAN – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd offered the school’s vacant athletic director position to Bill Moos on Thursday afternoon. “He did extend the offer,” Moos said when …
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010
Coug world embraces Moos
PULLMAN – If the group in room T101 of the Food Sciences and Human Nutrition Building at Washington State University had their way, Bill Moos would already be the Cougars’ …
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010
PULLMAN – It seems like a question every WSU fan is asking. What are the Cougars’ postseason chances? With a 15-10 overall record, 5-8 and losers of five of their …
FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
Cougars feel budget pinch
PULLMAN – The economic tsunami that swamped Washington state’s academic institutions, resulting in budget deficits and tuition increases, will have an impact on Washington State University athletics. But probably not …