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Sunday, August 25, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Give the defensive line a break

Destiny Vaeao, Toni Pole and Xavier Cooper probably won't play as much for Washington State this season, and that's a good thing. Why it's a good thing is the subject for our story in today's paper.

More links after the jump.

*We'll be holding our weekly live WSU football chat today at 11 a.m.


-- Yesterday's practice was highlighted by an underclassmen scrimmage that was exciting, if not particularly crisp.

-- Washington State has its quarterback for the class of 2015 and he's going to be arriving early.

-- Jim Allen takes you inside WSU's new $4 million soccer facility. Few people can get a Mike Tyson anecdote in such a story, but Jim manages.

-- Washington's new coach may have given up fighting the Twitter phenomenon, but he still insists you stay the heck off his lawn.

-- The third time is the charm for this Arizona tight end.

-- Arizona State's Marcus Ball is almost ready for full contact.

-- California is riding six-deep at defensive tackle.

-- Colorado is hoping that kick returns will be an advantage this season.

-- Hroniss Grasu is grateful to be a Duck for one more season.

-- Oregon State had a scary moment when a basketball player collapsed during practice.

-- NBC Sports previews Stanford.

-- Like many of us, UCLA's Mossi Johnson can't wait for the season to start.

-- USC could be missing an offensive lineman for awhile.

-- After a serious injury, Travis Wilson is back as Utah's starting quarterback.

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Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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