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John Blanchette: Progress isn’t in WSU’s basketball vocabulary

In fact, the Cougars’ 78-66 loss to Stanford at high noon on Saturday was a mad dash into an open manhole. If somebody slides the cover back on, we may …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Analysis: Sluggish Washington State suffers first home defeat, losing to Stanford 78-66

Sleepy passes flew into the scorer’s table. Botched defensive assignments led to unchallenged dunks. Point-blank layups rolled around the lip of the rim and fell right out.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:43 p.m.

Washington State looking to double up against Bay Area schools when Stanford visits Saturday

Washington State no doubt cleared a major hurdle Thursday night, beating Cal by a healthy margin to snatch its first Pac-12 Conference win and put a six-game losing streak to …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:01 p.m.

Washington State QB Gardner Minshew selected as one of seven finalists for Lombardi Award

The six other finalists for the award are Oregon safety Ugo Amadi, Notre Dame cornerback Julian Love, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Kansas State offensive tackle Dalton Risner, Alabama offensive tackle …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:55 p.m.

After four-game absence, Washington State’s Robert Franks cleared to play against Cal

Either the Cougars (7-9, 0-3) or Golden Bears (5-11, 0-4) will claim their first Pac-12 win and end an extended losing streak when the teams go head to head in …


Washington State community urged to remember Tyler Hilinski

Members of the Washington State community were urged to light a candle and hold a moment of silence in memory of quarterback Tyler Hilinski on the one-year anniversary of his …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 7:55 p.m.

Hilinksi’s Hope announces merger with NCAA Sports Science Institute to promote mental health awareness

The foundation started by the family of former Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski announced a major partnership on Monday as it continues to put a lens on mental health awareness …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Utah dominates Washington State for 88-70 victory

Timmy Allen scored 15 points and collected nine rebounds while Both Gach added 14 points to lead Utah to an 88-70 victory over Washington State. Charles Jones, Jr. and Riley …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 8:38 p.m.

Sources: Eastern Washington QB Gage Gubrud ‘looking at Washington State’ as potential transfer destination

Pullman is apparently on the shortlist for the FCS All-American and two-time Walter Payton Award finalist, and a source confirmed to The Spokesman-Review Friday Gubrud is “looking at WSU” as …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 9:42 p.m.

Tyler Brey scores 26 as Colorado beat Washington State 92-60

Tyler Bey scored a career-high 26 points, Shane Gatling had 17 and the Colorado Buffaloes routed short-handed Washington State 92-60 for its first conference win of the season. Bey added …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 3:16 p.m.

Hip contusion to keep Washington State’s Robert Franks out against Colorado, Utah

The senior forward, whose 22.1 points per game lead the Cougars this season, announced on Twitter account the hip injury would keep him out of a third straight contest.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 6:49 p.m.

Alabama, Clemson lead too early 2019 top 25 college football rankings, Washington State projected 24th

Now that the 2018 college football season has come to a close, here are my 2019 never-too-early top 25 college football rankings.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:26 p.m.

Junior college linebacker/long snapper David Aldapa orally commits to Washington State

As a sophomore at Golden West, Aldapa recorded 61 tackles – 36 of those solo and 25 assisted – from his inside linebacker position. He also had one sack and …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

Washington State’s Mike Leach named AFCA Coach of the Year after leading Cougars to historic season

The Cougars finished with an 11-2 record under the seventh-year coach and capped the winningest season in school history with a 28-26 win over Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl. …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 11:52 a.m.

Washington State finishes season No. 10 in Associated Press Top 25 poll, Washington comes in at No. 13

Hours after Clemson beat Alabama in the national championship, the Cougars, who closed out the season with a 28-26 win over Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl, moved up two …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

Former Washington State, Idaho coach Dennis Erickson calls Palouse ‘my first love’ on day of Hall of Fame induction

Erickson, who posted a 179-96-1 records in his 23 years as a college head coach, was one of 15 members inducted Monday to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 7:01 p.m.

No. 5 Oregon rolls past WSU; No. 11 Oregon State beats Huskies

Sabrina Ionescu extended her NCAA record to 15 triple-doubles and Ruthy Hebard scored a career-high 34 points as No. 5 Oregon raced past Washington State 98-58 on Sunday in Eugene.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 10:31 p.m.

Washington uses late surge to down rival Washington State in Pac-12 opener for both teams

David Crisp scored a season-high 23 points and Jaylen Nowell added 20 as Washington defeated Washington State 85-67.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Running back James Williams leaves Washington State for NFL Draft. ‘I feel like I’m ready for it’

Washington State running back James Williams, a redshirt junior from Burbank, California, announced Saturday he plans to forfeit his final season of college eligibility with the Cougars and will instead …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

Washington State has clean bill of health heading into Pac-12 hoops opener at Washington

With three consecutive losses, Washington State’s basketball team might be limping into Pac-12 Conference play this week, but at least it’s only a figurative term for the now healthy Cougars …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:05 p.m.

From Lamonte McDougle to Mike Leach’s reunion with Dana Holgorsen, 19 reasons to follow Washington State in 2019

Officially, WSU doesn’t kick off again for another 240 days, but it’s never too early to peer into the future.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:37 p.m.

Longtime Washington State Director of Football Operations Antonio Huffman leaving Cougars for Texas Tech

The former Red Raiders cornerback was a three-year starter for Leach at Tech and returns to his alma mater more than 10 years after his playing career ended. Formerly the …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 4:37 p.m.

Former Wichita State forward, four-star recruit Chance Moore transferring to Washington State

Chance Moore, a 6-foot-6 wing who played sparingly in his freshman season at Wichita State, announced Monday he’d be transferring to WSU, one day after an official visit to the …


Year in review: 2018 a tough year to beat when it comes to success of local sports teams

From ESPN GameDay finally visiting Pullman to the success of Central Valley’s Lexie and Lacie Hull, here’s our top sports stories of 2018.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Shorthanded Washington State falls to Santa Clara in nonconference finale

The Cougars have lost three straight games, and they wrapped up the nonconference portion of their schedule with a 7-6 record.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Washington State’s consistency pays off in Alamo Bowl victory over Iowa State

There probably wasn’t quite enough scoring on either end of Friday’s Alamo Bowl to coin the game a “Texas Shootout.”


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 12:01 a.m.

Analysis: Washington State captures program-record 11th win, beating Iowa State 28-26 in Alamo Bowl

It was something they’d become obsessed with this month.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 12:03 a.m.

John Blanchette: Gardner Minshew saves his best trick for last – making a bowl game memorable

When Iowa State’s Willie Harvey reached ramming speed and drove the crown of his helmet straight at Minshew’s nose early in the second quarter of Friday’s Alamo Bowl, all the …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:53 p.m.

Difference makers: Seniors Gardner Minshew, Peyton Pelluer lead Washington State in 28-26 Alamo Bowl win

Difference makers from Washington State’s 28-26 victory over Iowa State at the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:52 p.m.

TV Take: Gardner Minshew makes most of final showing in crimson and gray as Washington State outlasts Iowa State in Alamo Bowl

The senior transfer quarterback not only threw for 299 yards, ran for one touchdown, threw for two others, set WSU and Pac-12 single-season passing records but also made the play …