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MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2012

WSU vs. Stanford set for 3:15 p.m.

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Just a quick note to pass along the news that Washington State's game at Stanford on Oct. 27 has been selected by the Pac-12 Networks for a 3:15 p.m. kickoff. So that will make four day games and four night games...

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Tuel talk on a Monday 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State senior quarterback Jeff Tuel was one of three Cougars players selected to speak with the media today. He answered questions for about 10 minutes. WSU coach Mike Leach said Tuel will take the starter's reps with the No. 1...

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Monday links to start bye week 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It might be bye week for Washington State, but nothing will change for the next few days. That means the standard Monday press conference with coach Mike Leach and three Cougars players later this afternoon, then two days of practice (Tuesday...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2012

Another rough morning after 12 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- And another late night in the Bohler athletic complex, as this 7:30 p.m. start meant some hectic times afterward. But we've got plenty of time now to sit down and sort through the links for you. Read on.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 13, 2012

Vandals go quietly at Texas State 

Idaho hasn't been a good second half team all year. But the Vandals hit their low point tonight at Texas State, giving up 24 unanswered points after halftime in a 38-7 loss to a team in their first full year at the FBS level. UI...

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Just make a pick dang it 

A GRIP ON SPORTS There are a lot of things in life we all have to do. Pay taxes. Change diapers. Eat a balanced breakfast. Rake leaves in the fall. There are not fun, but we have to do them. It's expected. I feel that...

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EWU and Big Sky links

They take it Montana State football pretty seriously here in Bozeman, where the EWU-MSU game preview is the top story of the day. Here's a link to the PDF of the entire Bozeman Chronicle Game Day pullout section. I can't compete with that, but here's...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012

Zags get down to work

It's a bit of a misnomer to say that college basketball teams held their opening practices Friday. NCAA rules now permit summer and pre-Oct.12th individual and team practices, but Friday still was generally recognized as the official lid-lifter to the season. Gonzaga opened against a...

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It's time to bounce the ball 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Yes, I know it's the mid-point of the college football season. And I know high school football is in the stretch run before the playoffs. And heck, I even know major league baseball is in the midst of its playoffs. But...

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EWU and Big Sky links

I'm catching a ride to Bozeman in a couple of hours for tomorrow's game, arguably the biggest FCS game of the week (now if only they had FCS Gameday ...). We had a live chat yesterday, and here is the transcript. ...Also, a feature on...

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Plenty on tap for a Friday

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Fridays during football season -- when the Cougars are playing at home, anyway -- are usually pretty quiet. But not this time. There are basketball matters to tend to. Read on.

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THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012

Choate on LBs, practice notes 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Thursday means light work for Washington State, and that was the case again this afternoon. Not a whole lot to report on the practice front, though we did speak with linebackers coach Jeff Choate afterward, and have his comments below. Read...

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