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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

Cornerback Myles Green-Richards leaves Washington State football program

Green-Richards is one of two freshman DBs to transfer from WSU this fall. Safety D’Angelo McKenzie left the team on Nov. 9, then announced Thursday on Twitter he’d be continuing …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 8:23 p.m.

New York Times story details how family of Tyler Hilinski has dealt with Washington State QB’s suicide

Since his older brother’s death 11 months ago, Ryan Hilinski has ascended national recruiting leaderboards, earned the distinction of being the country’s top high school pocket passer and collected dozens …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

Ranking college football’s top 10 bowl games you won’t want to miss

College football’s postseason is here and it rarely disappoints. This year should be no different with marquee matchups and storylines abound in the 39 bowl games.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 3:46 p.m.

Five to watch: Keep an eye on these Washington State football commits as NCAA’s early signing period approaches

WSU has 20 players orally committed right now according 247Sports, and the Cougars are expected to sign another large batch in about a week’s time.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

Washington State’s Ernie Kent on transfer Arinze Chidom: ‘He has done everything we’ve asked him to do, I’m going to miss him’

Chidom announced late Thursday night in a Twitter post he intends to transfer from WSU, citing his desire to “find a new home to compete at and complete my education.”


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

USA Today tabs Washington State right tackle Abraham Lucas as Freshman All-American

Lucas started all 12 games on WSU’s offensive line during the regular season and helped the Cougars reduce their sacks total from 44 in 2017 to just 11 in 2018. …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 5:29 p.m.

Hot ticket? Iowa State up to 13,500 tickets sold for Alamo Bowl while Washington State reports 4,700

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Cyclones still had a commanding lead on the Cougars in terms of how many tickets each program has sold to the Dec. 28 game in …


Washington State’s Andre Dillard earns third team All-American recognition from Associated Press

It marks the third straight year WSU has had an offensive lineman on one of the AP All-American teams. Former left guard Cody O’Connell was a first-teamer in 2016 and …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:47 p.m.

Washington State’s Mike Leach one of six finalists for Munger Award

The Washington State coach was named a finalist for the first time since he arrived in Pullman seven years ago. Joining Leach, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly and Alabama’s Nick Saban …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:28 p.m.

Washington State’s Andre Dillard earns third team All-American recognition from Associated Press

It marks the third straight year WSU has had an offensive lineman on one of the AP All-American teams. Former left guard Cody O’Connell was a first-teamer in 2016 and …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 8:41 p.m.

Washington State gives up 16 3-pointers, absorbs 95-90 loss to Montana State in Tri-Cities

Ernie Kent’s team failed on the promotional front Sunday against Montana State, and certainly on the basketball front, falling to the Bobcats 95-90 in front of 1,807 fans at the …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 10:38 p.m.

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew finishes fifth in Heisman Trophy voting

The fifth-year graduate transfer became the eighth player in WSU history to finish in the top-10 of the Heisman voting when the final numbers were released Saturday evening, shortly after …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:22 p.m.

Iowa State’s Matt Campbell: ‘I’ve read the book’ penned by Washington State’s Mike Leach

Campbell’s playbook may not mirror Leach’s, but the 39-year-old ISU coach still knows a fair amount about the coach he’ll be opposing at the Dec. 28 Alamo Bowl (6 p.m. …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:59 p.m.

Dynamic duo: Washington State’s Gardner Minshew, Mike Leach named Pac-12’s Player of Year, Coach of Year by Associated Press panel

WSU placed three other players on the AP All-Pac-12 teams. Senior left tackle Andre Dillard was named to the first team offense, while senior defensive end Logan Tago and junior …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:42 p.m.

Transcript: Washington State’s Mike Leach and Iowa State’s Matt Campbell talk football, parenting, San Antonio history during Alamo Bowl press conference

Washington State’s Mike Leach and Iowa State’s Matt Campbell held a joint press conference Thursday morning in San Antonio. Here’s everything the coaches of the Dec. 28 Alamo Bowl had …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

CJ Elleby, Robert Franks guide Washington State to 90-70 win over Idaho in Battle of the Palouse

Charged by a 22-point outing from their top scorer, Robert Franks, and 20 more from C.J. Elleby, a freshman who continues to look more comfortable in a crimson jersey, WSU …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:38 p.m.

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the year, Mike Leach named Coach of Year

Mike Leach and Gardner Minshew may not have drawn it up exactly like this when the seventh-year Washington State coach recruited his next starting quarterback over the phone last spring, …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

The Battle of the Palouse turns 114 when Washington State, Idaho meet on hardwood Wednesday

For the 114th time since 1906, the Cougars (4-2) and Vandals (3-4) will link up Wednesday night with regional bragging rights on the line. Tipoff at Beasley Coliseum is set …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 3:19 p.m.

Led by Gardner Minshew and Andre Dillard, Washington State places a dozen on All-Pac-12 teams

A dozen Washington State football players were recognized on the Pac-12’s All-Conference teams Tuesday afternoon and it may just be the start of what could be a banner day for …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

Two bye weeks, six road games on the docket for Washington State football in 2019

PULLMAN – The college football season will span across 14 weeks next year, meaning Washington State and each of its 11 Pac-12 Conference peers will have two bye weeks rather …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

Gardner Minshew misses out on chance to become second Washington State Heisman finalist

Despite turning heads in his first and only season as the Cougars’ quarterback, Gardner Minshew missed out an opportunity to become the school’s second Heisman Trophy finalist – and first …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 9:23 p.m.

Taylor Comfort leads crew of Washington State players recognized by Pac-12 for academics

Comfort was the lone WSU player to earn a spot on the 25-man first team, but four Cougars were named to the second team: running back Clay Markoff, defensive lineman …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 2:46 p.m.

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew wins 2018 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm award

The WSU quarterback beat out four other finalists: West Virginia’s Will Grier, Missouri’s Drew Lock, UCF’s McKenzie Milton and Michigan’s Shea Patterson.


WSU coach Mike Leach thinks his Cougars should have made the New Year’s Six. Here’s why his wallet agrees with him.

Similar to other coaches, Mike Leach has hundreds of thousands of dollars in incentives wrapped up in his employment contract.


John Blanchette: Washington State can still have it all at Alamo Bowl

Fans can party it up every bit as much – and maybe better – on the Riverwalk as they can in Buckhead or Old Town Scottsdale. And better still? They …


Washington State opens as slight favorite against injury-riddled Iowa State in Alamo Bowl

Hours after WSU learned it would be playing the Cyclones in the San Antonio-based bowl game, the Cougars opened as a 1 1/2-point betting favorite to beat their Big 12 …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 9:54 p.m.

Washington State to face Big 12 foe Iowa State in Alamo Bowl

WSU (10-2, 7-2) will appear in its fourth consecutive bowl game for the first time in school history on Dec. 28 when the Cougars take on Big 12 opponent Iowa …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, noon

Washington State finishes No. 13 in final College Football Playoff rankings, misses out on NY6 bowl

The Cougars finished No. 13 in the final edition of the College Football Playoff rankings, eliminating the possibility of an appearance in one of the prestigious New Year’s Six bowl …


AP Top 25: Washington State 12th in final regular-season poll

The Washington State Cougars remained No. 12 in the Associated Press Top 25 final regular-season poll, released Sunday.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 11:25 p.m.

Analysis: Handicapping Gardner Minshew’s chances of becoming Washington State’s first Heisman Trophy finalist since 1997

Between a snow layer that smothered the field at Martin Stadium for the better part of three quarters and a Washington defense that smothered the Cougars’ offense for all four, …