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FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2013

Zags roll in exhibition opener

The Gonzaga Bulldogs got an easy win in their exhibition opener and Mark Few picked up some nice reading material. All in all, a good opening night for the Zags, who routed Simon Fraser 103-68. My unedited game story is below.

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WSU men's basketball to host free clinic

Boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade can participate in a free basketball clinic presented by the Washington State men's basketball team on Sunday from 4-5 p.m. in the basketball practice gym, PEB 146, at WSU. Check-in for the clinic will be held in...

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WSU Friday football practice 

From Pullman -- Because next week's game against Arizona State is being played on a Thursday, the Washington State football team has moved its weekly schedule ahead three days. That mean's tonight's practice was treated as a Sunday practice, and the Cougars won't practice on...

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Non-breaking news: Zags favored

The WCC held its annual tip-off event in Los Angeles on Thursday and to the surprise of no one Gonzaga was picked to win the conference title in the preseason poll. Perhaps the only surprise was the margin -- Gonzaga received eight of 10 first-place...

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A change of seasons? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS After watching the second game of the World Series last night, did you think, "It's a good time for college basketball to start?" Well, if you did, you are in luck. Read on.

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Eastern and Big Sky links

Odds are, Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp will score a touchdown Saturday at Montana; after all, he's done it every game so far this season. Here's my feature on Kupp, along with the replay of Thursday's live chat. Before I pack my bags for the...

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Friday Morning Links

No pressure for the Washington State football team this weekend, but the rest of the Pac-12 is gearing up for Saturday's games. Here are some links from around the conference. ...

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