DAY 2, FROM PULLMAN -- We turn our focus today toward Washington State's second practice of the preseason, which is also the second of a 10-day stretch of practices before the team's first day off. We'll be there. But first, links.
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Our story in today's newspaper focuses on the business-like nature of WSU's first practice of camp, while also making mention of how much healthier the team appears to be than it was during the spring. We have some more details, notes and quotes in this blog post, plus some video of Wade Jacobson. ... Freelancer extraordinaire Howie Stalwick wrote a story for the Kitsap Sun, as well as every other daily newspaper in North America.
Around the Pac-12 ... The conference is represented with two teams in the top 5 of the preseason AP poll. Hint: one is USC, and the other is Oregon. ... Here are five camp storylines from Arizona State. ... Arizona also started training camp on Thursday, and it had a quicker pace to it. ... Utah started, too, and the Utes' newcomers caught the attention of their coach. A Utah safety is contrite after being suspended. ... Here's an unofficial projection of what Washington's depth chart may look like.
All for now. We'll be back tonight with plenty from practice.