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Another day in Paradise, WSU style 

COUGARS • UPDATE: 10:15 A.M. Spring is here. Too bad there isn't a spring football practice scheduled for today. Being outside would be a good thing with the sun shining and the temperatures hitting the high 60s. But no. It's another day of hitting the...

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Another WSU search update 

COUGARS We're calling it a night. One of the candidates expressed the opinion WSU's search for a men's basketball coach would come to a conclusion tonight, but as far as we can discern, that hasn't been the case. Which, of course, doesn't mean the job...

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More on WSU coaching search 

COUGARS We've been working the phones tonight trying to run down as much as we possibly can on the search for a new basketball coach. Check the link for the unedited version of the story we will have in tomorrow's S-R..

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UI QB Nathan Enderle will have to learn from the sidelines.Associated Press
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Vandals' first scrimmage in the books 

Idaho is still working out the kinks, but the football club flashed a few promising signs Saturday in its first scrimmage of the spring. The passing game is clicking -- with Nathan Enderle (in photo above), Justin Morales and Brian Reader at quarterback. And the...

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WSU closer to hire 

COUGARS A quick post to update you on the basketball coaching search. Jim Sterk, John Johnson and Anne McCoy are on their way back from Detroit having finished their interviews there, according to a source. We are sure they interviewed UAB's Mike Davis along with...

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Associated Press WSU’s Marshall Lobbestael had an MRI on his knee Sunday. (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

WSU's Lobbestael bouncing back 

COUGARS Let's get back to football for a while. The Cougars worked out in Martin Stadium this morning, allowing fans access to the day's workout. They ended it with a 35-minute scrimmage matching ones vs. twos. One observation: It's tough to tell whether the Cougars...

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Shock’s Charles Dillon reaches out for a touchdown catch.  (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

About those stats ....

Here's our game coverage of the Shock's 59-42 season-opening win over Stockton. First, my game story and John Blanchette's column. I don't know why the stats I tried to post four times last night didn't work -- probably some coding issue -- but I'm hoping...

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Shock cruise in af2 opener

Spokane opened its 2009 arenafootball2 season in familiar fashion, thumping Stockton 59-42 at the Arena.Read on below for my unedited game story that will run in Saturday's S-R. (I'm going to try something new here. I'm going to post stats below the game story and...

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WSU to interview Davis 29 

COUGARS Sources in Pullman and Birmingham confirm Washington State University will interview current Alabama-Birmingham and former Indiana University men's basketball coach Mike Davis on Saturday for the Cougars open head coaching position. Davis has been at UAB for three seasons, amassing a 60-38 record there....

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WSU moves indoors for a day 

COUGARS Washington State moved practice indoors today, thanks to the morning snow, which threatened to make Rogers Field a mess. The two-hour-plus workout attracted quite a few spectators. Read on for the unedited version of our story.

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Shock finally take the field

The Spokane Shock have watched the 24 other arenafootball2 teams play games. Now it's their turn. Spokane opens its 2009 season against Stockton on Friday at 7 in the Arena. Read on for my unedited preview.One name to keep an eye on: Defensive linemen Jonal...

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Catching up with WSU news

COUGARS We're going to do this quickly this morning because we have a lot on our plate today. We will have an exclusive interview for you today that we put together past deadline last night. And then there's all the other stuff going on at...

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Baylor running back Jay Finley breaks away from WSU’s Andy Mattingly for a 46-yard touchdown run. (Associated Press / The Spokesman-Review)

An injury at WSU 19 

COUGARS We have a couple of stories in tomorrow's paper, one on football and one basketball related. Read on for the unedited version of each, along with some web-only notes.

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Source says Few isn't Arizona bound 

The rumor mill went into overdrive Wednesday and it involved Gonzaga's Mark Few. First, there was internet speculation that Few had accepted the job at Arizona. Then came a report that the Arizona's job was Few's if he wanted it. Then came a report that...

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As Bennett moves on, WSU searches for future 45 

COUGARS Another interesting day dawns in Pullman in this, the post-Tony Bennett era. Bennett will have has introductory press conference in Charlottesville, Virginia today – makes one wonder what Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the University of Virginia, would think of all this – and...

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Gonzaga head coach Mark Few brings his players together for a huddle after Thursday’s practice in Memphis, Tenn.  (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Oregon keeping Kent, Arizona looking 

Oregon has decided to retain head coach Ernie Kent for at least one more year, though he's being asked to make staff adjustments, according to the Register-Guard in Eugene.The Ducks apparently made a run at Gonzaga coach Mark Few, but he had several reasons for...

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