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WSU’s Apple Cup defeat, the early edition


It's the day after the Apple Cup and the day we should learn the future of Washington State's football program. To recap: Bill Moos says all year he'll decide Paul Wulff's fate at the end of the year; WSU lost the Apple Cup to Washington 38-21 at CenturyLink yesterday to finish the season 4-8; within minutes after the game the Seattle Times posts a story that Moos has decided to let Wulff go. Read on.


• Washington State: As we passed along last night and included in our notebook for today's S-R, our attempts to provide corroboration to Bud Withers' report in the Times were unsuccessful. So we'll keep trying today. ... As for yesterday's game, we'll pass along all the links we could find now, then add the Pac-12 stuff later, after we've done some other work. ... Besides our notebook, we had our game story, statistics, scoring and keys to the game. John Blanchette has this column on Wulff. ... From the Seattle Times, Bob Condotta has this game story, with columns by Steve Kelley and one from Jerry Brewer. ... The News Tribune has a gamer from Ryan Divish and John McGrath's Wulff column along with one from Dave Boling and a sidebar on the punt block from Todd Milles. ... Finally, the Kitsap Sun has a couple pieces, one on the punt block and one on Marshall Lobbestael's final game as the Cougars' quarterback.


• That's it for right now. After we get to the airport and do some reporting, we'll try to update this post with news from around the Pac-12 – how about those Bruins, huh, the South Division's representative in Friday's championship game – and more from CenturyLink. Until later ...

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