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TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 2013

Indians can reach playoffs with solid finish

The final six regular-season games of the Northwest League season begin Wednesday, and the 35-35 Spokane Indians can make the playoffs by getting hot against the Everett AquaSox. Spokane could possibly win the North Division title, but its best chance could be finishing with a…

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WSU practices, Leach, Breske speak

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It was a standard Tuesday practice for Washington State, which continues to prepare for an up-tempo style of play in Auburn on Saturday. Afterward, coach Mike Leach and defensive coordinator Mike Breske addressed the media. Read on for notes and such.

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Stolen Morrison rings found

Burglars broke into Adam Morrison's parents' home recently and among the items taken were Morrison's three WCC championship rings. Two of the three rings have been located but the third remains missing. Three suspects have been arrested. Morrison will be a student assistant coach with…

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Notes from Leach on Pac-12 call

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- There is no greater indication that a new season of college football is upon us than the 2013 debut of the Pac-12 coaches teleconference. The first one is in the books. Here are some notes from Mike Leach's segment.

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Few surprises on WSU depth chart

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Hey, there's an official depth chart out. It's listed below. As expected, Connor Halliday is listed by himself as the starting quarterback. The defense looks exactly how I expected. The only relatively mild surprise is true freshman River Cracraft being listed…

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Eastern and Big Sky links 

I'll be at practice later today, but in the meantime, here are some links: First, Oregon State has named Sean Mannion as the starting quarterback for Saturday's opener against Eastern Washington. ... Also from the Oregonian, writer Ken Goe decries what he calls "body bag"…

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Looking at Auburn (and Jeff Tuel) 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Hard to believe Washington State will practice just twice more before departing for Auburn (though they will hold a closed practice on Friday). One of those sessions is later this afternoon, at 3:30, and we'll pass along anything noteworthy afterward. For…

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