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SUNDAY, SEPT. 2, 2012

Leach speaks, other WSU notes 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Now that the season has started, it seems we're going to see shorter practices, as coach Mike Leach is want to do once games are played. So the Cougars practiced for about an hour and a half on Sunday, and we…

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College football Saturdays are back 

A GRIP ON SPORTS The first Saturday of the college football season was pretty good if you are a fan of the nation's top-ranked teams. That means you USC and Alabama fans. You can whoop and holler as much as you want. But see that…

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EWU and the Big Sky, Week One

This being an election year, I can report that we have results in a few football precincts, and the early trend is red. Fan exit polls show a strong defense in Cheney, uncertainty in Missoula and Portland, and mixed results from North Dakota to San…

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So-so showing for Pac-12 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- The Pac-12 teams with earlier games did not fare very well, with the exception of USC. Neither did the teams that played later on -- for the most part -- but at least they managed to win. Read on for reading…

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