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TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2012

Akey on firing, discipline and more

Robb Akey told The Spokesman-Review this afternoon that he knew his win-loss record at Idaho wasn't good enough. Nonetheless, he didn't expect to get fired Sunday, with four games left in the season. Because he was let go before the end of the year, he...

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EWU and Big Sky links

Despite a close call last week, Eastern Washington solidified its hold on the No. 1 spot in the FCS poll after No. 2 James Madison fell to Richmond. I'll be at practice today as the Eagles prepare for Southern Utah, which fell last weekend to...

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Tuesday links from WSU 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Not real upset about traveling to northern California this weekend, considering the temperature outside at the moment. And I'm too cheap to turn the heat on. So here we go with today's links, hands unthawed and everything.

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MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012

Nachbaur picks up another part time gig

Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur is a wanted man these days. He's already on board to assist Canada's World Junior team this winter, and on Monday, the Canadian Hockey League announced that Nachbaur will be the head coach for Team WHL in the annual six-game...

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A regular Monday

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's game week again in Pullman, as Washington State holds its usual media availability later today to preview Saturday's game against Stanford. First, we have links and such. Read on.

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SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012

Gary Bell Jr., left and Gerard Coleman battle for control of the ball. (Colin Mulvany)

Day after Kraziness

Back with a day-after post from Saturday's Kraziness in the Kennel . Yes, I forgot to post my article on the blog last night, but I did remember to tweet it. I tweeted 11 times during the event, and probably tweet more than that during...

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Official Anthony Guzzo hits ice after collision with Chiefs’ Jeremy Mcintosh (4) and Giants’ Austin Vetterl. (Colin Mulvany)

Chiefs remain unbeaten at home

If you thought the Spokane Chiefs were busy last week, you were right. After a quick trip over the mountains to play their third U.S. Division game of the season (first against Seattle) on Tuesday, the Chiefs picked up a pair of one-goal wins when...

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Recapping a Pac-12 Saturday 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Saturday just meant another football practice for Washington State, which bids adieu to its bye week and begins earnest preparation for Stanford. But yesterday was busy for most of the Pac-12, so read on.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2012

Wilson returns, Cougs toss eggs

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Consider this a victory: today was the first time this season I had to don a rain jacket for practice. And even then, it didn't really rain. But it's most certainly fall in Pullman, as the temperature indicated during WSU's Saturday...

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Idaho overwhelmed by Tech

Twelve seconds into the game, the Vandals were down 7-0. By the end of the first quarter, they were on pace to give up 140 points. Louisiana Tech's blistering offense cooled a bit after that, but never enough for Idaho to catch up in a...

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WSU's Kingma arrested early Saturday morning 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State guard Brett Kingma, who joined the team this season after transferring from Oregon, was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of possession of marijuana less than 40 grams, and minor exhibiting the effects of having consumed alcohol in a...

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EWU and Big Sky links

Eastern Washington is set to defend its new No. 1 ranking today against Sacramento State. Here's our preview. From the Sacramento Bee, a story on the Hornets' fast start and a feature on standout linebacker Jeff Badger. Montana State tried to make the most of...

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A Saturday without Cougar football 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It comes 'round once per year -- a Saturday during football season that doesn't include a Washington State football game. There is, of course, plenty of other Pac-12 action on tap, and the Cougars also practice later tonight. Read on.

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Vandals get a lot accomplished

With so much in doubt the past few months, Idaho fans were getting restless. Actually, many were beyond restless. But UI athletic director Rob Spear and president Duane Nellis made two announcements Friday that put the Vandals on more secure ground. We've got the details...

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