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TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2010

Same ol' story for Chiefs

First, congratuations to Chiefs Tyler Johnson and Jared Cowen for their medals at the World Junior Tournament. Johnson and Team USA ended Canada's five-year gold streak with a wild 6-5 win in the championship game Tuesday night in Saskatoon."It feels pretty good," said Johnson, who…

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Catching up with WSU 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 4 P.M. Spent the morning watching Washington State get ready for what is quite possibly the toughest road trip in the Pac-10. First the Cougars get an Arizona team at home coming off a split in Los Angeles and a 30-point whupping…

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WCC, WAC open league play

Starting to get overwhelmed by figure skating preparation and with three hockey games this week women's basketball posts and links are a bit thin.Our unedited notebook follows, as well as the Top 25 vote, with quite a bit of shakeup at the bottom. Gonzaga and…

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Poling transferring  

Gonzaga redshirt freshman forward Andy Poling has decided to transfer, Poling's mother, Jenny, confirmed.The 6-foot-11, 230-pound Poling played 23 minutes in six games. He was seeing limited minutes behind Rob Sacre, Elias Harris, Will Foster, Kelly Olynyk and Bol Kong, who has played some at…

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A quick post from WSU 

Just wanted you to know the Cougars are practicing early this morning - school doesn't start again until next Monday - and then it's right to coach Ken Bone's press conference for us. We'll put together our usual morning post then.

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San Jose St. drops Vandals

A taut, back-and-forth contest swung in San Jose State's favor late, as the Spartans nipped Idaho 78-75 in WAC men's basketball action. There were 28 lead changes and 12 ties in the game. Mac Hopson and Steffan Johnson again flourished offensively for UI -- combining…

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