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FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012

WSU 35, UNLV 27: tale of the tape 

COUGARS FROM LAS VEGAS -- For the second consecutive week, Washington State escaped with a closer-than-it-should-have-been victory. But this one came against a considerably weaker opponent than Eastern Washington. We have our capsulated look at the game after the jump.

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Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. (Christian Caple)

It's almost game time in Vegas

COUGARS FROM LAS VEGAS -- When you think of this city, you do not think of Sam Boyd Stadium. There is a reason for that. First of all, it's about a 25-minute drive from the strip, ensuring that otherwise semi-interested visitors won't bother attending games…

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Pac-12 power rankings, week 3

(Getting to these a little late, but here you go) 1. Southern California (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12; last week: 1) – Some question about the Trojans’ lack of dominance last week against Syracuse. They can put those to rest with a convincing win over Stanford. 2.…

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No time for fun in Vegas 

A GRIP ON SPORTS There was a tweet from one of the Washington State football players last night – and no, I'm not going to rat him out – that said it all about playing a game in Las Vegas. The essence of the tweet…

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AFL won't return to Ironman days

The AFL pondered a return to the Ironman rules that were trademarks of the league until 2007, but decided to stay with the current format of free substitutions (read: one-way players). That was one of several news items to come from the league meetings held…

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Gameday links from Vegas

COUGARS FROM LAS VEGAS -- It's that time again. We'll see the Washington State football team play a game under coach Mike Leach for the third time later this evening. But first, some links, as usual.

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