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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Reviewing the spring, plus other links


FROM PULLMAN -- With spring practice over, it's time to take a look back. So we continue to have links for you. Fancy that. Keep reading.


In today's newspaper, we tried to catch you up to speed with a position by position rundown of where the Cougars stand as they head into the summer. ... We also have a basketball note: coach Ken Bone confirmed something yesterday I'd been told last week -- that walk-on Bryce Leavitt will transfer to North Idaho College. Leavitt had hoped to earn a scholarship at WSU, but there simply wasn't enough room for him. Bone did say he expects walk-ons Dominic Ballard, George Hill and Keaton Hayenga to return. ... Another basketball note: DaVonte Lacy has been running and playing again for the past couple weeks, Bone said, so his recovery from knee surgery appears to be going just fine.

Around the Pac-12 ... A former Pac-12 player, Jason Collins, who starred as a basketball player at Stanford, became the first openly gay male athlete in a major sport by coming out in this Sports Illustrated article. The reaction has been mostly positive, save for a select few. ... A Colorado player who used to be a receiver is now a cornerback, and he likes it. ... Former Arizona State linebacker Arizona State encourages another ASU player to play with a chip on his shoulder. Preferably a Dorito.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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