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SUNDAY, OCT. 27, 2013

SATURDAY, OCT. 26, 2013

Ole Miss pulls away to trounce idaho

There were promising moments here and there Saturday night for the Idaho football team, which briefly made its game at Ole Miss interesting in the second quarter before bowing out, 59-14. The Vandals fell to 1-7 and lost their 27th consecutive game to traditional BCS...

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Eastern and Big Sky links

MISSOULA - I'll admit it: I'm jealous.I just walked to the hotel lobby and picked up the local newspaper - in this case the Missoulian. Tucked inside is a 24-page special tabloid section devoted solely to today's big Eastern Washington-Montana game. Sure, I wrote this...

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Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman--Fans of the Washington State football team can enjoy a stress-free Saturday for the first time this season, as the Cougars rest up with a bye. But outside of Pullman the world maintains its busy schedule, an infinite story lines will play out in...

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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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THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 2013

Idaho vs. BCS teams: 1-28 since 2000

When the Idaho Vandals meet Ole Miss on Saturday (4:30 p.m. PDT, ESPN3), it will be their second trip to face an SEC team in the last two seasons -- and their 30th game against a traditional BCS conference team since 2000. They've won just...

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Thursday Night Lights

While the Cougars have adjusted their practice schedule this week to accommodate next week's Thursday night game, Washington State still held its weekly Thursday Night Football practice at the regular time. The event, which follows a normal practice, is a full-contact scrimmage for the team's...

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Karma can be a pitch away

A GRIP ON SPORTS Not too long ago, I was stuck behind a Subaru Outback over by the Unitarian church. On the bumper was a sticker that includes some sort of star-like symbol and a saying, karma is a witch or a stitch or a...

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Eastern and Big Sky links

Here's my feature story on the comeback by Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson, and in case you missed it, the Eagles' preparation for playing at Montana. ... We can discuss that and more in today's live chat, starting at noon here at SportsLink. Want more on...

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