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SATURDAY, AUG. 10, 2013

Day 9 is a short one for WSU

COUGARS FROM LEWISTON -- It was about 2:40 p.m. when Washington State huddled to begin practice with its bull-in-the-ring drill. And it was about 3:42 p.m. when they huddled again to signify the end of practice. There isn't a whole lot to pass along, but…

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Petrino on first scrimmage

The Idaho football team scrimmaged for just over two hours Saturday morning and early afternoon, and that was after 30 minutes of warm-ups and position drills. It was a long day in the heat. Afterward, first-year coach Paul Petrino met with reporters. The full transcript…

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Shock, Rattlers one more time

Spokane-Arizona, volume 3.The first two games were among the most anticipated of the 2013 AFL season and tonight's showdown will be the game of the year -- until next week. Tonight's winner moves on to the ArenaBowl, where they'll be favored against the Jacksonville-Philadelphia winner.…

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Celebrating the fond memories 

A GRIP ON SPORTS There was a time when I used to love watching the explosions in the sky brought on by a thunderstorm. But that was before we opened our home to a Great Dane who thinks the noise is someone out to punish…

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EWU and Big Sky links

So how are the 19 football players from eastern Washington doing at Eastern Washington University? Just fine, thanks. Here's my story, which stretches the word "local" all the way to the Cascades, which isn't another excuse to interview Cooper Kupp. Other Eagle opponents were busy…

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WSU links to start your weekend

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- The finish line is in sight as the Washington State football team approaches the final days of its Lewiston Experience. Today's practice will start at 3 p.m., like usual, though it was originally scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Keep that…

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