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SUNDAY, OCT. 6, 2013

Morning after links 

The Cougars improved to 2-1 in conference play on Saturday afternoon, and 4-2 overall. Connor Halliday bounced back from the Stanford game by throwing over halfway to 1,000-yards in a single game, 521 to be exact. Here's our story on the game... a couple of...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 2013

WSU Gameday Links 

From Berkeley, Calif. --Today at 1p.m. the Cougars will take on California in what could easily be WSU's most important game of the season. We detail what they'll need to do to win here ... If Cal wins, blame the socks ... Not helping matters...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 4, 2013

Friday Morning Links 

In case you missed it, Utah and UCLA kicked off this week's Pac-12 play last night. Entering the game, Travis Wilson and Brett Hundley had similar stats. That certainly wasn't the case during the game, as Hundley found three different ways to score a touchdown...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2013

Thursday Morning Links

Good morning! The Cougars had a fine practice yesterday. Connor Halliday highlighted the evening with a 30-yard touchdown pass to Gabe Marks. The team had a mixed special teams session, as Feddie Davey ran into punter Wes Concepcion and Alex Jackson fumbled while running back...

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Pac-12 Power Rankings 

From Pullman -- As this is the first iteration of my Pac-12 power rankings, there has been no movement from the previous week. I promise it won’t happen again. Keep in mind that these are merely snapshot of how these teams matchup on Wednesday morning,...

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Wednesday Morning Pac-12 Links 

From Pullman -- As you wrack your brain in search pertinent of questions for the live chat we'll be holding on SportsLink at 11 a.m., why not prep by reading our Pac-12 notes? ... The basketball team got some bad news with the suspension of...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 11, 2013

Arizona ends Spokane's season

The Spokane Shock finally shook the slow starts from their previous three games that they'd overcome with huge second halves. This time it was Spokane that started fast but was run over in the final 30 minutes. Make that 31 minutes or so as Arizona...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 10, 2013

Shock, Rattlers one more time

Spokane-Arizona, volume 3.The first two games were among the most anticipated of the 2013 AFL season and tonight's showdown will be the game of the year -- until next week. Tonight's winner moves on to the ArenaBowl, where they'll be favored against the Jacksonville-Philadelphia winner....

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Kurz: Ruling was clear to teams

AFL commissioner Jerry Kurz said Tuesday that a late-season flap over National Conference seeding and a questionable tiebreaker was much ado about nothing. Kurz took issue with Shock owner Brady Nelson's contention that he was never informed Arizona had clinched the division title. The commissioner...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 4, 2013

Spokane will face Arizona for third time

Arizona and Spokane will meet for the third time this season, this time with the National Conference championship on the line. The top-seeded Rattlers rallied to defeat San Jose 59-49 Sunday in Phoenix. Arizona (16-3) will entertain Spokane (15-4) on Saturday at US Airways Center....

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FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

Shock knock off No. 1 Arizona

Second-ranked Spokane put together a dominating fourth quarter, scoring 24 points and registering two key defensive stops to pull away from No. 1 Arizona 66-49 on Friday at the Arena. Erik Meyer tossed eight touchdown passes, four to Adron Tennell and three to Kamar Jorden....

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Shock, Rattlers battle for West lead

By 10ish tonight, Spokane and Arizona will have determined the early pecking order in the AFL West Division. Both teams are undefeated entering the 7 p.m. showdown at the Arena, the Shock's first home game of the season. The Rattlers were the best team in...

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SATURDAY, FEB. 23, 2013

SATURDAY, FEB. 2, 2013

Tale of the tape: Arizona 79, WSU 65 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State's 79-65 loss to Arizona here on Saturday night was unlike the Cougars' previous six conference losses. In each of those, they led at some point in the second half. In this one, they trailed by 10 points or more...

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Pregame thoughts before a white-out

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Fans are encouraged to wear white to tonight's game between Washington State and Arizona. Just how many will show up, well, that's another matter. But we're here, and we have some thoughts before the Cougars host another tough opponent. Read on.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012

Arizona routs Shock 61-35

A couple times this season Spokane has appeared to hit its stride only to come unraveled a week later. It happened again when Spokane, a week after crushing San Jose 90-63, was blasted at home by No. 1 Arizona 61-35 Friday. Kyle Rowley, who tossed...

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Shock give one away, 57-53

Quarterback Kyle Rowley gave the offense a boost in his first game back, but Spokane committed four turnovers, including a botched center-quarterback snap with just over 1 minute left and Arizona rallied for a 57-53 win Friday in Phoenix. Spokane led most of the game...

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Shock face No. 2 Rattlers

Game day for the Shock in Phoenix where they'll face the second-ranked Arizona Rattlers. Most consider Arizona one of the favorites to win the ArenaBowl. The Rattlers were loaded a year ago and may be even better this season, but they are missing two key...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

Pregame from McKale Center 

COUGARS FROM TUCSON -- We've made it to press row at McKale Center, where Arizona and Washington State will try to stay awake long enough to play each other tonight (the game doesn't start until 8:30 p.m. Mountain Time). We have some pregame thoughts, so...

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Game day from the desert 

COUGARS FROM TUCSON -- Or at least we will be in Tucson, eventually. Making the drive from Phoenix in a bit. While I'm behind the wheel, you can pull up to your computer monitor and read the links we've provided for you, plus a conversation...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 17, 2011

FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011

Shock season ends in Phoenix

Turns out Spokane didn't need its 'A' game to beat No. 1-ranked Arizona on Friday night. The Shock's 'B-' game might have been enough, but they couldn't muster that, committing five turnovers and failing to take advantage of three Rattlers' turnovers in a 62-33 playoff...

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