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MONDAY, DEC. 20, 2010

Eagles easing into title game preparations

Coach Beau Baldwin and his top-ranked Eastern Washington football team will get in a couple of practices prior to taking a brief break for the upcoming Christmas holiday. And once the Eagles return, they will begin all-out preparations for their Jan. 7 showdown against Delaware…

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UConn coach Geno Auriemma, center, and assistants Chris Dailey, left, and Shea Ralph express themselves during the first half of the Huskies’ win over Baylor. (Associated Press)

Just enjoy UConn's streak 

It's been interesting as the UConn women's basketball team neared, has now tied, and will soon pass the record of 88 straight wins achieved by the UCLA men's team when I was young enough to be influenced into becoming a sports writer.What we have here…

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Gonzaga notebook

Media day today and I put together a notebook, with the first item an update on Steven Gray's back, that will run in Tuesday's S-R.Gray was in good spirits after Monday's practice (he was a spectator, not a participant), but he's still dealing with a…

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WSU's win over Santa Clara, next-day look 

COUGARS • UPDATE: 2:20 P.M. Let's see. The Cougar men's basketball team will be taking the long flight to Hawaii today, where it will be somewhere in the neighborhood of 80 degrees when they disembark. Here in Eastern Washington, more snow fell over night, which…

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