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THURSDAY, JAN. 4, 2007

Defense once again sparks WSU offense

COUGARSThere is no doubt Washington State can play defense. Its 75-55 win over Arizona State on Thursday night – raising WSU's overall record to 13-2 and its Pac-10 record to 2-1 – was built on defense.The Cougars scored 22 points off the Sun Devils' 16…

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Don't worry, Hawks will be fine

SEAHAWKSOnly a couple of more days until the most important game ever for Seattle. (Hype included at no extra charge.)When the Cowboys come to town Saturday the Hawks will be playing without both usual starting cornerbacks and with a makeshift offensive line. Think coach Mike…

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Need a laugh?

ZAGSOK, Zag fans, feel like crying but know you really need a laugh?Go to this John Blanchette column and you might get both.You may cry because you're laughing so much. That is, if you don't mind him making sport of your obsession with the Bulldogs.What's…

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Mallon lone bright spot

CAVS, 50-22The most positive aspect coming out of the past few games for GU as it gets ready for WCC play is the emergence of Sean Mallon.The fifth-year senior has always been a role player, willing to do little things a team needs to be…

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GU starts glacially slow

CAVS, 24-8In such a key game, is it surprising that GU came out so, for lack of a better word, passive?There seemed to a lack of fire to start and UVA took advantage, especially in the offensive end, where the Cavs hit their first four…

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Today's Question

The big story today is Nick Saban pulling a Denn … no, I'm not going there … accepting the Alabama job after repeatedly denying even being interested in it.In what has to be the talk radio bit of the year, Colin Cowherd on ESPN this…

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Virginia game bigger than it first appeared

ZAGSWhen the schedule came out prior to the season, tonight's game (6; ESPN2; 1510-AM) at Virginia didn't seem like a big deal. After the December GU had scheduled, an early January non-conference game with an average ACC team probably ranked pretty low in the grand…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 2, 2007

Start typing or the Hawk gets it

SEAHAWKSWe're thinking about phasing out Seahawks' coverage on this column, because no one seems interested.Write something about Gonzaga, get a response. Don't write enough about WSU, get a real response. A coach leaves for ASU, get 1,000 responses.But ask a simple question about the playoff-bound…

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