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FRIDAY, SEPT. 27, 2013

Undefeated Chiefs set for home opener

Before the Western Hockey League season began, Spokane Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur mentioned how the team's difficult early-season schedule would allow the players to bond. The Chiefs are playing eight of their first 10 games on the road, but three of those road games are…

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Zags await practice opener

Gonzaga and area D-I schools can begin practicing as early as today (Saturday in GU's case) so we put together a short preview for Friday's S-R. Under a new NCAA rule, teams have 42 days before their season opener to conduct 30 practices. Teams can…

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Roundup of Idaho football, hoops news

For just the second time this season, the Idaho football team is at home -- for homecoming, no less. It plays host Temple on Saturday (2 p.m., SWX), and the Vandals and Owls will kick off about the time the Idaho basketball team ends its…

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Care to make it three in-a-row? 

A GRIP ON SPORTS For consecutive days we've had pretty spirited discussions here. The first was on my misbegotten thoughts – to some – concerning the women's basketball tournament. The second was about the best detective shows of the 1970s. Talk about eclectic. Read on.

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Friday links from Pullman 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- We're off to Seattle in a few hours -- both for Saturday's game and for the foreseeable future -- but not before putting together a few links while we wait for the movers to arrive. Let's get to it.

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