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TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2012

Vandals unveil men's hoops schedule

Games at Washington State, New Mexico and UTEP -- and a neutral-site game with Boise State -- highlight the Idaho men's basketball schedule, announced this evening. "It’s the best schedule we’ve had since I’ve been here, bar none," coach Don Verlin said. More after the…

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EWU volleyball coach Kydd resigns

Four matches into his fifth season, Eastern Washington volleyball coach Miles Kydd has resigned, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. Kydd, the Big Sky Conference coach of the year in his first season in 2008, is leaving for personal reasons, athletic director Bill Chaves said in…

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EWU football and a Live Chat

Don't forget: Live Chat at noon today on Eastern football, right here on SportsLink, focusing on the season opener Thursday at Idaho. In the meantime, here's my story on the EWU starting lineup and a feature on EWU senior safety Jeff Minnerly of Spokane.

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Two days 'til kickoff

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's crunch time. And I'm not just talking about the cheesy gordita crunch I ordered at Taco Bell last night. OK, I am. Mmm. Taco Bell. Anyway, keep reading for more words.

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MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2012

Cougars waiting for Thursday

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It was another hectic day for yours truly in terms of trying to do a bunch of things at once. But we did see most of practice, from one angle or another, and have some notes for you.

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Wilson is more than fans' choice 

A GRIP ON SPORTS The people have spoken. But more importantly, so has Pete Carroll. Sure, more than three-quarters of those who participated in our web poll (left) on whether Russell Wilson should start as the Seahawks quarterback answered in the affirmative. Impressive, yet immaterial.…

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SUNDAY, AUG. 26, 2012

Cougars preparing for Cougars 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State practiced for a little more than two hours today, continuing preparations for Brigham Young. They spent the entire session on Rogers Field for the first time in a few days. We watched and have some notes.

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Game week starts today

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Going by Mike Leach Time, it's actually Tuesday morning. And with Washington State returning to the practice field this afternoon to continue its preparation for Brigham Young, we can safely say that game week is upon us. Read on.

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SATURDAY, AUG. 25, 2012

Mike Leach speaks 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Mike Leach spoke about a wide array of topics this afternoon during the first of his weekly conference calls. It went for about 33 minutes, so we'll post the first half of his transcript now and pass the rest along later.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 24, 2012

Notes from an evening practice 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It might be Friday in the real world, but it's Sunday for the Washington Statae football team. That meant a light, slightly-more-than-an-hour practice at Martin Stadium. And for the first time since practice began, I wore jeans instead of shorts. That…

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Hope the suspension is in good order

A GRIP ON SPORTS Remember how I told you yesterday morning to take a breather, rest a bit, recharge the batteries? I hope you listened to the advice because you'll need the energy today. Not like there's a lot going on. The Mariners take an…

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