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TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012

Spitz absent again from WSU practice 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State began its preparation for Oregon earlier this afternoon, going through a two-hour session of scout work and special teams drills. They did all of it without an offensive lineman who had returned to the team only two days prior.…

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Zags get tricky in video

The Monday Night Football fiasco was running wild on Twitter late last night when GU guard Kevin Pangos tweeted to his 6,600-plus followers: "Its finally here! Check out our video and spread the word!!" The corresponding link takes you to a 5-minute, 47-second video featuring…

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Gonzaga Prep Bullpups quarterback Zach Bonneau picks up yards as Ferris’ Adam Martin (57) tries to make the tackle. (Jesse Tinsley)

Thursday showdown: Mead/G-Prep 13 

UPDATED Just two teams remain unbeaten in Greater Spokane League football - Mead (4-0) and Gonzaga Prep (4-0) - and they meet Thursday night at Joe Albi Stadium. Kickoff is at 6:15. Last week, an enormous crowd of 12,568 watched Mead hold off upset-minded Mt.…

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EWU and Big Sky Links

It's a big week for Eastern and Montana, who meet Saturday at Roos Field with a lot on the line. For the injury-plagued Eagles, it's the hope opener, a near-sellout crowd, the debut of the new scoreboard, and the chance to give their rivals an…

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A photo finish in Seattle 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Roger Goodell is a freakin' genius. Admit it. That was the most exciting Monday Night Football game in years. And all because Goodell has realized the added attraction of over-their-head officials has reinvigorated the sport. Read on.

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MONDAY, SEPT. 24, 2012

Mondays with Mike Leach, part 1

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Mike Leach met with reporters for about 20 minutes today, covering topics ranging from the Colorado game to Oregon to Matthew McConaughey. Read on for a transcript of the first half of his press conference.

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WSU depth chart, week 5 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- As usual, there are a few changes to Washington State's depth chart. Most notable might be the movement of Gabe Marks from outside receiver to inside receiver. He's now listed as the starter at the "Y" receiver spot that was previously…

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A new week starts with links 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Saturday wasn't fun for Washington State. But the Cougars can't dwell on it. Not with preparation for No. 2 Oregon already in the works. Read on for links to get the week started.

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 23, 2012

EWU football, the morning after

SALT LAKE CITY - Last night's Eastern game had it all - too much to encompass in one late-night story - so I'll try to follow up later today after I fly out of here. So many questions: the injuries to Zach Johnson and Nick…

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A rough morning after 25 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Not sure how much is left to say about Washington State's 35-34 loss to Colorado yesterday, but we'll go ahead and summarize that -- and the rest of yesterday's Pac-12 action -- in our morning post. Read on.

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This is how not to wave the flag 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Sometime in the fourth quarter Saturday at Martin Stadium, public address announcer Glenn Johnson asked what was left of the crowd of 31,668 to grab the WSU flags left on their seat for homecoming and wave them. It was an impressive…

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 22, 2012

Vandals fall in OT to Wyoming

It was right for the taking for Idaho -- a possible interception from Trey Williams in overtime and a victory over Wyoming. But as happened so often Saturday, Idaho's secondary didn't come up with the play. The Vandals lost 40-37 in overtime to the Cowboys…

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