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Utah asked to make it a Pac-12 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 5 P.M. The expected (inevitable?) has happened. The Pac-10 has invited Utah to join the party. The Utes will accept their invitation tomorrow. The Pac-10 will likely become the Pac-12 either next year or the year after. Now all that seems to…

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Shock hold steady at No. 2 

For the third straight week Spokane is No. 2 in the AFL coaches poll. Jacksonville stayed in the top spot. Milwaukee is No. 3, followed by Arizona.UPDATE: On the expansion front, San Jose, one of the league's most successful franchises, is returning to the AFL.…

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Vilarino schedules three visits

A quick update on former Zag guard G.J. Vilarino.Gerry Vilarino, G.J.'s father, said his son has at least three visits scheduled, one an unofficial trip to a university Gerry declined to identify.Vilarino will visit Appalachian State and another school (it's apparently not in the Northwest)…

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Details of Akey's deal released

A nearly $100,000 raise -- that is what's in store for Idaho football coach Robb Akey, who negotiated a new contract with UI after the team's most successful season in 11 years. Keep reading for all the details of the five-year deal, which will pay…

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