Stories tagged: WSU cougars
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
WSU may face another backup QB against ASU
PULLMAN – The topic of Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins’ health is the cause for speculation among Washington State fans, and debate in his own locker room. Wilkins insists he …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
WSU tackle Robert Barber’s expulsion reduced to suspension
PULLMAN – The Spokesman-Review has confirmed a Seattle Times report citing multiple sources who say Washington State nose tackle Robert Barber will be allowed to play in this weekend’s game …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 8 Pac-12 Power Rankings
While we’re all bemoaning the perceived decline of the American middle class, let’s not forget to pour one out for the tragedy befalling the Pac-12’s formerly robust bourgeoisie.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 8:54 p.m.
WSU’s Mike Leach wary of ASU’s reputation for stealing signals
One of the enduring images of the 2015 college football season is that of five Oregon assistant coaches running up and down the sideline with a huge sheet during the …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 8:53 p.m.
First Look: WSU at ASU
Here is staff writer Jacob Thorpe’s first look at Saturday’s game between Washington State and Arizona State. What is it: Washington State (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12) tries to keep its winning …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Cougars credit communication for improved pass rush
Though the causation is probably only mild, the correlation is undeniable: The Washington State football team’s ascension over the last month has coincided perfectly with its increased ability to put …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
WSU will play another national night game at OSU
PULLMAN – Washington State’s Oct. 29 game at Oregon State will kick off at 7:45 p.m. and be televised on ESPN2, the school announced Monday. This makes five consecutive games …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 9:58 p.m.
Former Cougars star Utley saluted
Former WSU football player Mike Utley was jointly honored by the school, National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute during the …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
Wet weather plays into WSU’s hands against UCLA
For all the game plans, film studies and other preparation that goes into each football game, the Washington State Cougars would have you believe that a weather report is not …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 5:17 p.m.
2 Minute Drill: WSU’s keys to victory on Saturday against UCLA
WSU’s keys to victory on Saturday against UCLA
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
The numbers behind WSU’s winning streak
PULLMAN – Over the last four weeks, Washington State has gone from a team dragging down perceptions of the Pac-12 to one of the most dangerous teams in the conference. …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
WSU linebacker Logan Tago will practice while suspended
Washington State linebacker Logan Tago will continue to practice with the team while suspended
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 1:08 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 7 Pac-12 picks
In order to provide the best game-picking experience for everyone, we are making a change to how we have done the picks the last few years. While my Pac-12 picks …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
WSU linebacker Logan Tago suspended
Washington State University president Kirk Schulz told Spokane TV station SWX that Cougar linebacker Logan Tago is suspended from football activities per university policy while under charges for felony robbery …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 7 Pac-12 Power Rankings
Now that there have been three weeks of Pac-12 games, the conference is starting to sort itself. But definitely not the way we expected it to at the start of …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
Felony robbery charges against WSU linebacker Logan Tago may trigger suspension
PULLMAN – Prosecutor Denis P. Tracy filed criminal charges of second-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault against Washington State linebacker Logan Tago in the Whitman County Superior Court on Monday, triggering …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
First Look: WSU vs. UCLA
Here is staff writer Jacob Thorpe’s first look at Saturday’s game between Washington State and UCLA. What is it? WSU (3-2, 2-0 Pac-12) hopes to maintain its place atop the …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Despite early struggles, WSU Cougars control their own destiny
Imagine that an anxious Washington State football fan had asked a rational person how many wins the Cougars could achieve in 2016.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Women’s volleyball: No. 10 WSU suffers first Pac-12 defeat
No. 20 Oregon handed the 10th-ranked Washington State women’s volleyball team its first Pac-12 loss this season, sweeping the Cougars 25-21, 25-10, 25-14 in Eugene on Sunday.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Cougars prove their toughness by manhandling Stanford on the road
It wasn’t just the blowout nature of WSU’s win over No. 15 Stanford on Saturday, although it certainly undeniably a beat down.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 11:47 p.m.
WSU players of the game
WSU players of the game
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Key moments in Washington State’s win over Stanford
The WSU defense forced three-and-outs on each of Stanford’s first two drives and forced the Cardinal to punt on its third. By holding early, the defense gave the WSU offense …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
WSU notebook: Cody O’Connell blends size, agility on Cougars’ offensive line
It’s not hard to miss Washington State’s best offensive lineman. At 6-foot-8, 354 pounds, Cody O’Connell stands out even in a crowd of the biggest football players on the team.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
Cougars want to continue to play with new-found toughness against Stanford
Mike Leach’s Washington State Cougars were not a finesse team this year because they liked to spread defenses out, attack space and play with a fast, open style of play …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
2-Minute Drill: What to watch when WSU takes on Stanford
Don’t take your eyes off Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy last season and is leading the NCAA with 214.5 all-purpose yards per game. …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
Defense excels during WSU underclassmen scrimmage
Since Washington State is about to play its fifth football game, and thanks to a few big wins allowing the Cougars coaches to get backups on the field, which freshmen …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Why WSU will win on Saturday
I have a theory about the decline and fall of great civilizations, er, football programs. Well, I guess it is applicable to either.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
NCAA proposes to add college football early signing period, 10th assistant coach
The NCAA’s Division I council proposed two rule changes to college football on Wednesday that, if adopted, would significantly change the sport.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 6 Pac-12 picks
All the talk this week is about No. 5 Washington and how it is likely to end its 12-year drought against the Oregon Ducks, but there is another losing streak …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Pac-12 coach has high praise for the Cougars
John Canzano is a columnist at The Oregonian and a radio host at 750 AM radio and 102.9 FM radio in Portland. In those capacities, he frequently speaks with college …