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MONDAY, DEC. 23, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links 

From Albuquerque -- Fun fact: It's actually cheaper to stay an extra day in New Mexico than it is to fly out the day after a bowl game with Christmas right around the corner. I guess there was a demand for Southwest Airlines' supply of...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 22, 2013

Sunday morning postgame links 

From Albuquerque -- Well, Washington State certainly provided a memorable start to the 2013 bowl season, even it was due to an 18-point collapse in the fourth quarter. The Cougars lost, 48-45, and we've got a game story for masochistic WSU fans and Rams who...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 21, 2013

Bowl-drought ending Pac-12 links 

From Albuquerque -- The day is finally here. In five short hours, WSU's decade-long bowl drought will finally be in that over. A lot has happened in that decade. Coaches have come and gone, control of the House of Representatives, Senate, and Presidency have all...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2013

Friday morning Pac-12 links

From Albuquerque -- Thursday was eventful for the Cougars, who regained the services of defensive end Kalafitoni Pole ... It was eventful for us on SportsLink as well, as we hosted a live WSU chat ... The Cougars will hope for another big game from...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013

Thursday morning Pac-12 links 

From Albuquerque -- News broke yesterday that WSU won't have defensive lineman Kalafitoni Pole available in Saturday's New Mexico Bowl. The junior was sent home per NCAA guidelines because he is academically ineligible ... So you think you know WSU football history, huh? Test your...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Today's morning links will be short, since I'm about to head to New Mexico for the game and will be in transit for most of the day. However, I'll try and put up some more links early this afternoon. Unfortunately, we also...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 17, 2013

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Game week has started and that means it's time to take a First Look at WSU's opponent, Colorado State ... We relive the 1992 Copper Bowl in yesterday's bowl rewind ... WSU picked up a verbal commitment from a Herculean recruit ......

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MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Washington State football team has just one more day in Pullman before heading south for the New Mexico Bowl. It'll be a business trip for the Cougars, but they're looking to have some fun as well ... Maybe as much fun...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 15, 2013

Sunday morning links

From Pullman -- In the paper today we have a story on WSU's new weight room, and what it could mean for players and recruits ... In yesterday's Bowl Rewind we took a look at the 1981 Holiday Bowl against BYU ... The Cougars went...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 14, 2013

Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- After taking Thursday off from practice, the Cougars took to the field on Friday and we've got a report ... We continue our WSU bowl rewind with a look at the 1931 Rose Bowl ... A number of recruits are in town...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 13, 2013

Friday morning WSU links 

From Pullman -- The Cougars didn't practice yesterday but will return to the field this afternoon. My story in today's paper focuses on how the Washington State's coaches have used the bowl practices up to get extra time with young players and improve for next...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

Thursday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Just nine more days until the Cougars take on Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl, which means Washington State needs to make the most of its extra practice time. The upperclassmen are now spending all of practice with the younger players...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013


Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Plenty of WSU news today as we've got stories on the seniors who are continuing to add to their legacy on the football team, a notebook on why the Cougars basketball practice are extra intense this week, and blog posts looking at...

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MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links 16 

From Pullman -- Washington State's long wait is at an end. After 10 years and a presumably nerve-wracking final week, the Cougars are headed to the New Mexico Bowl ... They'll face the Colorado State Rams, who we take an early look at here ......

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SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

Video courtesy of Thomas Backman on YouTube. From Pullman -- There was only one Pac-12 football game this weekend and it was a big one. Stanford thrashed Arizona State to win the Pac-12 championship and secure a Rose Bowl berth. But just because the rest...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 7, 2013

Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Pac-12 championship game is today. Because the winner is going to the Rose Bowl either way, it does not really matter who you root for as the game should have no impact on WSU's bowl situation. Maybe a Stanford win would...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013

Friday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The slow march towards Sunday's bowl announcements took another step forward on Thursday, as the Cougars returned to practice for the first time since the Apple Cup. It was a skeleton coaching staff, however, as all the coaches but head man Mike...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

Thursday morning links

The Washington State coaches are back from recruiting and today the Cougars will take the practice field for the first time in over a week. WSU will have three practices before the bowl invitations start to come out on Sunday, and continue to practice if...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013

Wednesday Pac-12 lunchtime links

Good morning (barely) everyone, sorry about the lateness of these links. There were some issues with the website on my end last night that didn't get resolved until recently so I'm just now getting to these. If you haven't seem then already, we've got stories...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

Just when you think everything's going to be quiet for awhile, all heck breaks lose. Yes, the similarities between Pac-12 football and my 10th grade battle with acne truly are a wonder. Steve Sarkisian cooled talk that he was on the hot seat with an...

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MONDAY, DEC. 2, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links

Washington State athletic director Bill Moos will begin politicking and lobbying various bowl games in earnest, today. But with no practice on Monday, today will be another day in limbo for the Cougars, as all bowl eligible Pac-12 teams wait for Dec. 8th, when the...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 2013

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

Saturday was day one of Bowl Watch 2013 for the Cougars, who can't do much but sit and wait ... A lot happened to affect the bowl picture on Saturday and we've got an update on the situation ... Now that coach Mike Leach's 24...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 2013

Saturday morning links 

From Seattle -- There was sense of deja vu surround yesterday's Apple Cup, as the game seemed to play out in a very similar fashion to last season's contest. Until the end, at least ... Bishop Sankey made the difference in Washington's win ... Just...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013


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