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SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013


Good news, more bad news for WSU 

COUGARS News of another oral commitment broke yesterday -- though this one is from a player who plans to arrive this season -- but some more bad news also broke for the WSU football team. Keep reading for accounts of both.

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SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013


FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013


Shock trying to get back on course

Spokane has made some lineup changes in preparation for tonight's game against New Orleans in the Arena. The Shock (5-3) have dropped three straight and slipped from first to third in the four-team West Division. They're 1-2 at home. More about Spokane's roster moves and…

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Let's not get too excited just yet

A GRIP ON SPORTS It is the middle of May, right? Not September or October? Good. After reading about the atmosphere in the Mariners' clubhouse yesterday, I was afraid I had fallen asleep and awoken three or four months in the future. Read on.

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THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013

WSU cancels afternoon classes on Halloween 

COUGARS WSU announced Thursday that it will cancel all afternoon classes on the Pullman campus on Oct. 31, which is when the Cougars host Arizona State. It's also a Thursday night. It's also Halloween. Here's the release from the office of president Elson Floyd: In…

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WSU's Caldwell arrested on May 7

COUGARS Washington State running back Teondray Caldwell was arrested on May 7 on suspicion of assault and burglary stemming from an April 28 incident at a Pullman residence. KQQQ 1150 AM in Pullman reported that Caldwell and a group of WSU football players were denied…

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Want to lend a hand? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS You are walking down the street. You come across David Stern's limo, which has a flat tire. He is standing outside the car, holding a dead phone in his hand. No one else is around. Do you: A) pull out your…

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013

Zags miss out on another transfer

Gonzaga was hoping to land UNLV transfer Mike Moser, but he ended picking Oregon. Now comes the news that Tulane transfer Josh Davis has chosen San Diego State. The Zags have been trying to beef up their front court, which returns Sam Dower and Przemek…

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Kibbie Dome to get new video board 

The reshaping of the nearly 40-year-old Kibbie Dome continued Wednesday, when the University of Idaho gained approval from the State Board of Education to install a 50-foot wide, 30-foot tall video board on the east wall of the stadium. The board will be ready for…

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TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013

Top this Franklin

A GRIP ON SPORTS There have been some weird baseball injuries over the years. Joba Chamberlain on a trampoline with his son. Josh Outman throwing up and straining a muscle. Luke Scott pulling a hamstring in a home run trot. But last night I may…

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MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013


SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013


SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013

Shock blow lead, fall to Orlando

There is no such thing as a sure thing in arena football, as Spokane found out the hard way Saturday night. Spokane blew a 13-point lead -- with possession of the ball -- in the final minute. The result: The Shock lost a game it…

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FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013


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