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Sunday nights from WSU

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We spent some time talking with and listening to Paul Wulff on his Sunday night conference call with the media, which allows us to put together a follow story and pass along even more nuggets to you. Read on.

WSU’s rout of UNLV, the morning after

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It was about this time 10 years ago today everyone's life changed. Seems like only yesterday, to be honest. I don't know what the printed word's equivalent to a moment of silence is, but let's take one. … Thanks. Now you can read our usual morning after post, though there is little usual, compared to the past three years, about what follows.

WSU near-perfect in 59-7 win

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That was total domination. Nothing else. Count me one of those surprised by the depth of it. Read on.

Some pregame thoughts from WSU

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Well it's time for the pregame post. We have something to say. Nothing big. Kinda boring. Heck, read on only if you're bored.

Another game day at WSU

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It's game day on the Palouse, with the sun shining (it's going to probably hit the low 90s during the game), the fans sleeping off the revelry (loud last night) and coffee warming up (not one to waste money, I'm warming up yesterday's leftovers). As usual, we have links to get you ready for the games. Read on.

A memory from WSU

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Maybe I am getting old enough to retire. After all, something happened yesterday afternoon that, as soon as it was done, I said to myself, “hey, you've got to blog about that.” Then it disappeared, only to reappear in my head this afternoon when I walked past the same spot in the Bohler Gym hall. And I said to myself, “hey dumb&%#, you forgot to blog about that.” So now I am. Read on.

WSU has one more day to prep for UNLV

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The game is tomorrow. Before then, Washington State's football players will have more film work, they'll have a walk-through and they'll head off to the hotel for meetings and a good night's rest. Then there is the game, with UNLV heading up from the desert to challenge them. It's been a challenging week already. Read on.

WSU finishes Thursday workout

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Quite a light afternoon for Washington State, as Paul Wulff's press conference was delayed and practice was all about fine-tuning the game plan for Saturday. Read on.

We have WSU news once again

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I've written this before but it bears repeating. The football season has a bit of a “Groundhog Day” feel to it. Every day, while not the same as the previous one, is really similar to its corresponding day the week before. If it's Thursday, we must be blogging. And then heading over to Washington State for Paul Wulff's press conference. And blogging. And heading to practice. And blogging. See? But nothing happens on any day until we put together your morning post, which we have now done. Again. So read on.

Weather Vegas-lite at WSU

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The temperature is rising as we move toward Saturday, with the high that day expected to be in the low 90s. Wonder how the guys from UNLV, where the temperature is expected to hit 102 degrees tomorrow, will adjust to the cool weather? We have more from practice, so read on.

Another Wednesday from WSU

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The sun is just starting to peek its head over the wheat field behind my apartment as I begin this post this morning, so you know it's early. And it's also already beginning to get warm, so you know it's early September. Read on.

WSU moves forward with UNLV prep

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Washington State is off the practice field on hot, sunny Tuesday in the Palouse, the first such day this season with senior Marshall Lobbestael as the man in charge of the offense. We have some notes about how it went, so read on.

Wulff speaks about UNLV, Tuel

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Paul Wulff spoke for a little more than 10 minutes with the Pac-12 media, than another 12 with the local today. If I were in his shoes, I would walk out of the second one thinking, “There are 22 minutes of my life I'll never get back.” But it's also 22 minutes we summarize on the link. Read on.

Tuesday morning from flu central, WSU

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It was kind of quiet on the practice field last night, what with school out, so few spectators were about. And the Cougars were missing quite a few players due to a virus. Read on.

WSU fighting a virus as week starts

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It's late but we promised you a post, so read on.

A holiday Monday morning from WSU

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Today marks the unofficial end of summer, the last day to wear white pants at the Hamptons. At least that's what my friend Jay Gatsby used to tell me. But it's also the beginning of the college football season, when half the teams are still undefeated and possibilities seem endless. Except maybe in the state south of us. Read on.

Wulff talks about ISU and beyond

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Paul Wulff held his day-after – or, to be more accurate, evening-after – press conference today and we'll share everything we didn't put in our story. Read on.

WSU’s rout of Idaho State, the morning after

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The first week of the Pac-12 is now in the books, though it seems, after listening to Larry Scott's comments in Dallas, it might be the only season of the Pac-12. Washington State's first week of 2011 is now in the books, though it seems, after reading some of the message board comments, a few fans believe it might be over before it really gets going. We look at all that, plus add in some comments from the postgame, on the link, so read on.

WSU wins big but loses Tuel for a while

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Don't think anybody who is reading this doesn't already know about Jeff Tuel and his broken left clavicle. So we're not going to talk about … oh, yes we are. But we also have some other things to cover about WSU's 64-21 domination of Idaho State, so read on.

Pregame post from Martin Stadium

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We got here early today because there is one truisim in college football: Something will always be messed up for the first game. And that happened, as there is a new way to get on the Internet in the Martin Stadium press box and I'm locked out. Luckily, we always have a backup plan. So we're able to present our pregame notes. Read on.

It’s game day at WSU

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There are so many links to get through this morning, they seem to be overwhelming Firefox. So I had to put up this morning's post in two phases. Read on.

It’s a football Friday in Pullman

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The prep is all done for Washington State. The players are on the way to the hotel and tomorrow they'll open the 2011 football season in Martin Stadium against Idaho State. We have more, so read on.

College football season finally kicks off

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Two Pac-12 teams opened their 2011 season last night, with one really happy with a rout and the other, not so much. Read on for more on that, plus Washington State news.

Game day draws closer at WSU

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One less day until the 2011 football season begins. We have some thoughts after the Thursday run through. Read on.

Too much today from WSU, Pac-12

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The college football season kicks off tonight. With that in mind, there is not time for chit-chat. Way too many stories to pass along, from around here first-and-foremost, than up-and-down the West Coast. So many, we had to use up our monthly quota of hypens. And it's only the first. Read on.

WSU focused at Wednesday’s practice

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Practice is over for Wednesday afternoon. Which means just two more practices, probably neither in full pads, before the opener Saturday vs. Idaho State. We have a few things from practice and some other, more personal, thoughts, so read on.

The first game is getting closer

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Can you remember back to, say, when you were eight? And that week before Christmas? Remember how the time seemed to pass by so slowly? Every day seemed like a week, every hour like a day. Christmas would never come. Well, this week is nothing like that. Sure, the college football season opens this week, but waiting for another kickoff is nothing like waiting for Santa Claus. Just forget I brought it up. Read on.

Post-practice post from WSU

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Coach Paul Wulff's radio show is about to begin and we don't want to miss all the excitement, so we'll keep tonight's post-practice post short. Read on.

Wulff meets with the media

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Coach Paul Wulff just finished his Tuesday afternoon local press conference and the subjects ranged from facing Idaho State and its coach Mike Kramer – who has a long history with Wulff – to personnel questions among the Cougars. Read on.

WSU prepares for Idaho State

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What type of team is Idaho State? Well, no one really knows. It's easy to look at last year's record (1-10 and winless in the Big Sky) and figure the Bengals are just this side of hapless. Last year they were. But that was before Mike Kramer took over in Pocatello. Read on for more.