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TUESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2013

Receivers, RBs, QBs stay late for WSU 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- The rain started early Tuesday afternoon and didn't stop, making this Washington State's wettest practice of the season. It was also the longest practice of the year for a select few players. Read on for details.

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Winterhawks stand tall in WHL U.S. Division

Until the Spokane Chiefs, Tri-City Americans, Seattle Thunderbirds and Everett Silvertips can prove otherwise, the Portland Winterhawks are the elite team in the Western Hockey League's U.S. Division. The Winterhawks are strongly favored to win the division race this 2013-14 season. Portland easily won the…

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Today's subject just flitted away

A GRIP ON SPORTS Ever watch a hummingbird attack a hanging pot of flowers? It flits here and there, probing a virtual buffet of blooms before heading off, I presume, in search of a safe place to sleep off an overdose of nectar. That's how…

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WSU, Idaho and links

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- So this Washington State/Idaho rivalry is still a rivalry, yes? No? Doesn't seem like it from here. We touch a bit on that subject in today's newspaper, so read on for that and other links.

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