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FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013






THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 2013

Week 14 Pac-12 picks

From Seattle -- It’s rivalry week in the Pac-12, and just because the Las Vegas oddsmakers don’t expect many of the games to be close doesn’t mean we shouldn’t expect an upset or two. Arizona State and Stanford will have to find motivation despite having…

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013

Wednesday WSU practice report 

From Pullman -- With a game on Friday the Cougars had their underclassmen scrimmage a day early. The portion of practice that involved the entire team was relatively short, but WSU still got plenty of work in. The team briefly had a 1's vs. 1's…

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Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 14

From Pullman -- Pac-12 dominance has migrated south after the conference’s craziest weekend yet. After years of Oregon and Stanford carrying the conference, Arizona State, USC and UCLA are asserting themselves as the next generation of West Coast powerhouses. A couple of furious comebacks fell…

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Wednesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Washington's Steve Sarkisian and Washington State's Dennis Simmons will be rival coaches on Friday, but first, they were teammates ... Our very own John Blanchette weighs in on WSU athletic director Bill Moos' decision to ban some fans from a bowl game…

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TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

Eight WSU football players earn All-Academic honors

From Pullman -- Eight Washington State football players have been honored for the success in the classroom, the Pac-12 announced Tuesday. Junior receiver Kristoff Williams was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic first team for sporting a 3.65 grade-point average while majoring in criminal justice. Williams…

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Tuesday WSU practice report 

From Pullman -- The Washington State defense carried the day during what may have been WSU's shortest practice of the year, harassing scout-team quarterback Tyler Bruggman and looking sharp heading into Friday's Apple Cup. The Cougars' defense took a page from the Seahawks' book, ending…

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Tuesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Cougars practiced long into the night on Monday to prepare for Friday's Apple Cup showdown ... Don't expect to attend WSU's bowl game if you sent Bill Moos vitriolic emails last year ... It's still anyone's guess where the Cougars will…

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MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

Monday WSU football practice report

From Pullman -- Cyrus Coen was the first WSU football player out on the field for Monday night's practice, which didn't end until around 10:45. The Cougars were in fine spirits for their first rivalry week practice, whooping and hollering after big plays. No position…

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WSU Football Unit Grades: Utah 

From Pullman -- The Cougars have been acing their tests of late and if they keep bringing home grades like these they just might get that Red Rider bb gun for the Holidays after all. While the Cougars weren't perfect against Utah, they graded out…

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Monday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- It's Apple Cup week and for the first time in awhile, more than bragging rights are on the line ... the Cougars got the week started off on the right foot, reported picking up a verbal commitment from Darren Gardenhire ... A…

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SUNDAY, NOV. 24, 2013


Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Game day couldn't have gone much better for the Washington State football team. While the defense struggled at times and the Cougars didn't run away with the game, all that seems relatively unimportant after WSU's biggest win in years. The Cougars raced…

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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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