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TUESDAY, OCT. 1, 2013

Idaho's revamped O-line takes big step

Idaho offensive line coach Jon Carvin was asked after Tuesday's practice if he was "a little bit scared" to start true freshman Steven Matlock at guard last week. Carvin talked about Matlock's impressive practices. He talked about his toughness and learning the offense. He talked…

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WSU basketball player Jordan Railey suspended 

From Pullman -- Due to an unspecified violation of team rules, junior center Jordan Railey of the Washington State University men's basketball has been indefinitely suspended from team activities. According to a release from the school, "The coaches have and will continue to take appropriate…

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Tuesday practice notes and quotes 

From Pullman -- The Cougar football team had a cold, wet practice at Martin Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. There were some highlights, such as a beautifully lofted throw from Austin Apodaca that fell into Dominique Williams' breadbasket and a stunning, one-handed catch by Kristoff Williams.…

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Sam Dower, at 238 pounds, says he’s never been stronger or lighter in his time at Gonzaga. (Dan Pelle)

Dower's time arrives

It was just about this time a year ago that a national college basketball writer picked Sam Dower as his breakout player of the year. As it turned out, Dower's teammate and good friend Kelly Olynyk had the breakout season. Dower now seems primed for…

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Another Tuesday looms 

A GRIP ON SPORTS It's only Tuesday but our eyes turn to the Seahawks, who don't play again until Sunday. But, really, can it ever be too early to talk about a 4-0 team? Read on.

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Eastern and Big Sky links

Finally, the Eagles are getting into the Big Sky Conference portion of their season, starting with Saturday's home game against Weber State. I'll be at practice later today, but in the meantime, here's an early look at the game from Eastern sports information director Dave…

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I come bearing links 19 

From Spokane -- Hello there, Coug fans! You may have noticed that at the top of the page it doesn't say, "Christian Caple." That's because I am not, in fact, Christian Caple. I'm his replacement, the guy who will take over his beat covering WSU…

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