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FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2007

Optimism reigns in Los Angeles

COUGARSAs I promised yesterday, here are the links to today's S-R stories on the Cougs and Pac-10 football media day in LA.The first is the overview with Alex Brink's comments. Then we have the media poll. And, if you didn't see it, the Andy Roof…

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Roof suspended from WSU

COUGARSThe Cougars, who can't afford to lose too many players up front, have already lost one potential starter.Andy Roof, the right guard from East Valley High who started five games last season, has been suspended from school for alcohol violations.For more on this, click on…

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WSU picked to finish eighth

COUGARSThe media day has started with the first order of business the media's poll of who will win the conference title.And, if the past seven years are any indication, USC will win the Pac-10 title again.The Trojans, who have won or shared the past five…

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Zags will face Emporia this year

BULLDOGSIt looks like the Zags will be playing Emporia State as one of their exhibition games this upcoming season. The Kansas school made the announcement Friday. Here are links to the school's release via a TV website and to the story in the Emporia Gazette.

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FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2007

Cougs to face the Irish in Texas

COUGARSI'm out of town, but saw this story on our website about the Cougars playing Notre Dame in San Antonio in a couple years.This is a big deal for coach Bill Doba, as he's an Indiana guy who understands and respects the Notre Dame football…

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TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2007

Big point guard picks Gonzaga

BULLDOGS • UPDATED: 8 A.M. WEDNESDAYHighly regarded 6-foot-5 point guard Grant Gibbs of Lin-Mar High in Marion, Iowa, has committed to Gonzaga, The Spokesman-Review learned today.Gibbs, one of the top point guards in the class of 2008, picked GU over Iowa State and after recently…

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More on Low and Weaver headed to Brazil

COUGARSWe are trying to follow up on Derrick Low and Kyle Weaver being named to the Pan-Am Games' basketball squad (I wasn't wrong the other day; just precognizant) but as we work the phone lines, I'll share these links with you.• The official release from…

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MONDAY, JULY 16, 2007

Dispatches from the Open - Part Four

GOLFAustralian pro golfer Ewan Porter is playing in the British Open starting Thursday with Rypien Foundation president Randy Brawner carrying his bag.Porter has arrived in Scotland and has continued his preparations for the Open by playing the home of golf, St. Andrews, and hitting the…

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FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2007

UW takes a hit at wide receiver

MORNING NEWS – HUSKIES, MARINERSA couple of incoming UW football players will not be eligible to play when the season starts Aug. 5.Wide receivers Devin Aguilar and Anthony Boyles did not earn high enough test scores to be eligible in the fall. There is a…

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TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2007

Gonzaga, WSU guards on the big-time radar

COLLEGE BASKETBALLOne last post before I hit the sack.Check out this link to Slam online. It is a review of LeBron James' Skills Academy, a camp for college and high school players. Mentioned in the piece is Gonzaga point guard Jeremy Pargo (about a quarter…

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A tale of two (possible) GU point guards

MORNING NEWS – BULLDOGS • UPDATED: 11 A.M.Ya, I know. My doctor tells me to stay away from the computer. But I can't. I'm hooked. And when I checked my messages and buzzed around the Web this morning I found two interesting Gonzaga basketball nuggets.•…

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How's the summer going?

MORNING NEWSJust a quick note for this Saturday morning. …While on vacation, I thought I would post any local item that seemed appropriate (translation: a really big deal), plus any Northwest sports stories that weren't to be missed (translation: when the M's fire Bill Bavasi…

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My golf game is really suffering

COUGARSI'm trying to take some time off, but it doesn't seem to be working, thanks to Cougar news.Not only did we have the Mark McLaughlin commitment today (here is the Seattle Times' story), but we also had this piece about Bobo Brayton and John Olerud's…

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Murrell finds happiness in Oregon

COUGARSOne note this evening …Former WSU women's coach Sherri Murrell was named coach at Portland State on Sunday. Murrell was the choice of PSU's new Athletic Director Torre Chisolm, who came to the Vikings from UC Irvine. I met Chisolm in Omaha recently - he…

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MONDAY, JULY 2, 2007

Bizarro day for M's

MARINERSJust another Sunday, right?The M's win again (that makes eight in a row), Jeff Weaver pitches another superb game (yielding just a solo home run to Frank Thomas), Adrian Beltre scores the game winner on Jose Guillen's single to left (after drawing a walk) and,…

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SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2007

Resignation news overshadows winning streak

MARINERSThe Mike Hargrove resignation overshadows everything, the seven consecutive wins, the almost perfect homestand, pulling within four games of the Angels.Throughout the day there will be updates on Hargrove, so we'll try to catch up later today (the AP story is here and the Times'…

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Mallon to play in Europe

HOOPFEST, PART IV – COLLEGEFormer Gonzaga University player Sean Mallon will be playing this fall in Germany. Heard that piece of news from a former teammate today as I wandered around watching the winner's bracket games (more on that in a second).From what I understand,…

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