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SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013

New Mexico Bowl Tickets

Athletic director Bill Moos told reporters this evening that 2,500 fans have already reserved tickets to attend WSU's bowl game, regardless of which bowl the Cougars were invited to. With the announcement that it will be the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque on the 21st…

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An early look at Colorado State

From Pullman -- It's not official yet but all signs say Washington State will take on Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl. So let's take an early look at WSU's opponent. Like WSU, a second-year coach has led the Rams to their first non-losing…

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ESPN reports WSU to New Mexico bowl 

From Pullman -- ESPN's Brett McMurphy tweeted that Washington State will play Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl, which is owned by ESPN. The game will be played on Dec. 21, in Albuquerque, N.M. Keep in mind that this is neither official nor confirmed,…

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Final bowl projections

From Pullman -- Washington State will find out if, when, and where it will be going at some point today. Follow the jump for all of the final bowl projections, including my own. ...

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Could WSU be headed to Hawai'i? 

UPDATE: Reports are coming in that Oregon State will take on Boise State in the Hawai'i Bowl. Fight Hunger Bowl directors told the Spokesman-Review this week that they will not be selecting the Beavers, leaving only the New Mexico Bowl as a possibility. That could…

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Day after New Mexico State

Business is about to pick up for Gonzaga, which faces its first true road game Tuesday at West Virginia, then takes on South Alabama in Seattle and Kansas State in Wichita. The Bulldogs enter that stretch following an 80-68 victory New Mexico State on Saturday,…

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Yes, it is a big Sunday 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Can't quite remember a bigger Sunday. The Seahawks are in San Francisco for an afternoon battle with the 49ers. The Cougars will find out their bowl fate. And I promised Kim we would get a Christmas tree. Guess which one is…

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Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

Video courtesy of Thomas Backman on YouTube. From Pullman -- There was only one Pac-12 football game this weekend and it was a big one. Stanford thrashed Arizona State to win the Pac-12 championship and secure a Rose Bowl berth. But just because the rest…

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