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TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

Spring Practice Report: Day 6

From Pullman -- Washington State's youth in the secondary has been apparent throughout spring. But on Tuesday the offense worked on deep throws and the inexperience of WSU's defensive backs was particularly apparent. "We went downfield the whole time," coach Mike Leach said after practice....

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Chiefs Helewka, Bobyk make final rankings

Left wing Adam Helewka and defenseman Colton Bobyk were the Spokane Chiefs' representatives on the NHL Central Scouting's final rankings of North American skaters for 2014. Kootenay's Sam Reinhart, at No. 3, was the top player from the Western Hockey League. Read story

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Get to know Ernie Kent

If you're in Spokane tomorrow, April 9, and would like to get to know WSU's new men's basketball coach drop by the Davenport Hotel in Downtown Spokane from 7-8:30 p.m. for a free reception. It sounds like there will be some food provided, but make...

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Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos slices between Cowboys Leyton Hammonds, left , and Markel Brown. Pangos led the Zags with 26 points, his highest total since November. (Dan Pelle)

Zags have strong crew returning

The college basketball season ended last night with UConn winning the national title over Kentucky. Gonzaga's season ended March 23rd with an 84-61 loss to Arizona. I took a look back and look ahead for the Zags, who will be under the expectation spotlight again...

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Something just didn't add up last night 

A GRIP ON SPORTS After watching Connecticut win another national title last night, it hit me. The Huskies' win should give seventh seeds every year the realization even they can win the NCAA tournament. Seventh seeds with NBA first-round draft picks in the backcourt and...

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Tuesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- We have a new champions in college basketball, and it's Todd, winner of our tournament bracket challenge. Todd finished with 79 points and 40 correct picks. Congratulations, Todd, I'll reach out to you on Yahoo about your prize information but if for...

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