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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20, 2010

Eastern's turn in the spotlight 

Taking a basketball break between figure skating stories I surfed over to ESPN and saw Charlie Creme's bracketology and story. Holy smoke, Eastern Washington is in the field. Holy smoke, I forgot to blog my women's notebook, with the Eagles, unbeaten in Big Sky Conference…

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Shock add WR Redd

Spokane, already with an accomplished group of receivers on its roster, added another Wednesday in Robert Redd. He's a three-year AFL veteran who also played three seasons in NFL Europe. He was on the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad in 2005.More below.

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WSU will try to weather LA trip 15 

COUGARS How often in January does one travel from Spokane, Wash., to Los Angeles, Calif., and arrive to much, much worse weather? Once, in my almost 30 years of doing just that. And this is the week. Left a clear, crisp 48-degree day in the…

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GU Head Coach Dan Fitzgerald gives an official his displeased look after a foul was called on the Zags during a game with San Diego.   The game was the last home stand for Fitz who retired after 15 years at the helm.  (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

The passing of a GU legend 

Dan Fitzgerald, described by his former assistant coach Dan Monson as the "founding father" of Gonzaga basketball, died Tuesday night at the age of 67. Fitzgerald, GU's coach from 1978-97 (taking four years off to concentrate on his A.D. duties from 1981-85) apparently suffered a…

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