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THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

Sorry this is so late, but I had to catch up on sleep after two straight nights of high school district soccer. I also wrote an Eastern and Big Sky notebook, and I'm looking forward today's live chat at noon on Eastern football. I also…

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Hallow's Eve links 

From Pullman -- Happy Halloween and game day all rolled into one. Washington State's football team will take on Arizona State tonight ... But what can the Cougars do to ensure a victory? ... Our predictions for that and the rest of the Pac-12 games…

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

The Eastern Washington football team is making some adjustments in the secondary. Here's my story from Tuesday's practice, along with previews of Saturday's game from EWU and from ISU. The Idaho State Journal has a recap of the Bengals' narrow last week to Southern Utah.…

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Wednesday Morning Links 

From Pullman -- The Cougars had their Thursday Night Football scrimmage on Tuesday, due to the accelerated schedule caused by Thursday's Halloween football game ... Washington State will get a little help from the weather ... There weren't any surprises in the Pac-12 last weekend,…

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TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013

Idaho's prep for Texas State begins

The Idaho football team had its first full practice in preparation for Texas State, and we've got notes to share with you after the jump. The Vandals (1-7) host the Bobcats (5-3) on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Kibbie Dome. Texas State, a Sun…

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Tuesday Morning Links 

From Pullman -- Finally some semblance of order as the Pac-12 coaches teleconference will take place on Tuesday, today, just like always. We'll also have our weekly Wednesday WSU football chat tomorrow at 11 a.m., so keep an eye out for that. The Cougars are…

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MONDAY, OCT. 28, 2013

Davis likely to start again for Idaho

Idaho is preparing to host Texas State on Saturday afternoon, and it's building its game plan around senior Taylor Davis at quarterback, Vandals coach Paul Petrino said Monday. Davis, the Vandals' third-string QB to open the year, started for the first time last week in…

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Monday practice report and an award finalist 

From Pullman -- The Cougars had a Monday practice today because of the skewed schedule stemming from a Thursday night football game this week. Things got a bit chippy during the session when freshman Emmitt Su'a-Kalio appeared to good-naturedly hold down running back Theron West…

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Busy day/night on GU beat

I put together a short feature earlier on Gonzaga freshman center Ryan Edwards, who is making the adjustment from high school to NCAA basketball. You can my article, which will run in Tuesday's S-R, here. I spent most of the evening gathering information on 2014…

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Monday Morning Links 

From Pullman -- The Cougars had their typical Monday press conference on Thursday of last week, so there won't be any new news or video from today ... We've got a story in the S-R about how the Washington State basketball team is already feeling…

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SUNDAY, OCT. 27, 2013

Sunday practice report

From Pullman -- The Washington State football team took Saturday off, but was back at it for a full practice on Sunday. The first team defense struggled, as scout team quarterbacks Tyler Bruggman and Luke Falk found a number of receivers behind the secondary, drawing…

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Book signing with co-author of The System 

Released in mid-September, "The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football" is the latest vignette-styled, behind-the-action look at college football. The 386-page book offers insight and access into the recruiting, game planning, struggles and successes of the college football season. WSU fans will…

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A new way to end a game 

A GRIP ON SPORTS You never know what type of weird glitches you may find after changing an operating system on your computer. I installed Maverick on my MacBook Pro yesterday and everything seemed to go just fine. But when I opened this file today,…

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