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FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2013

WSU Friday football practice 

From Pullman -- Because next week's game against Arizona State is being played on a Thursday, the Washington State football team has moved its weekly schedule ahead three days. That mean's tonight's practice was treated as a Sunday practice, and the Cougars won't practice on…

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Friday Morning Links

No pressure for the Washington State football team this weekend, but the rest of the Pac-12 is gearing up for Saturday's games. Here are some links from around the conference. ...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 2013

Thursday Night Lights

While the Cougars have adjusted their practice schedule this week to accommodate next week's Thursday night game, Washington State still held its weekly Thursday Night Football practice at the regular time. The event, which follows a normal practice, is a full-contact scrimmage for the team's…

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Morning links, and a new recruit 

From Pullman--Kind of a hectic day for Washington State football recruiting. While one committed player may no longer have the option of enrolling at WSU, the Cougars also received a commitment from a defensive lineman on Wednesday as reported by The player, Sacramento's Feaomoengalu…

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23, 2013

Spokane O-lineman no longer has WSU offer 

Multiple recruiting websites are reporting that Cougars commit Jordan Rose no longer has a scholarship offer from coach Mike Leach following an undisclosed incident off the field. Rose, who attends 1A Freeman High School outside of Spokane, has been a verbal commit to Washington State…

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Live WSU Football Chat: Bye Week

We're going to experiment with a 3 p.m. chat this week to see if a time that's later in the day works better for people. Feel free to submit questions or comments in advance. Try Relay: the free SMS and picture text app for iPhone.

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Pac-12 power rankings: Week 9

Chaos and disarray reign supreme in the “Conference of Champions.” Utah beats Stanford, Arizona beats Utah. Cats and birds living together in perfect harmony. Is nothing sacred? For those of us who bristle at the idea of change and want our porridge to taste exactly…

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Wednesday Morning Links

The Pac-12 conference is having a very good year ... But who is best? More importantly, who is the second best? Third? ... There's going to be fancy, new hotel soon in Pullman ... WSU Athletics has a spotlight on kicker Andrew Furney ... The…

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TUESDAY, OCT. 22, 2013

Mike Leach teleconference transcription

From Pullman--The Pac-12 coaches had their Tuesday teleconference today. Since the Cougars are taking a bye-week break this was our only opportunity to speak with coach Mike Leach until Thursday's practice. Continue reading for a transcript of what Leach had to say: ...

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Tuesday morning links 

From Pullman--Following a hectic week both in the Pac-12 and around the country, the Pac-12 has made a clear case for the arugment that it is the nation's deepest conference. However, according a Las Vegas insider says that its the toughest at the top as…

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MONDAY, OCT. 21, 2013

WSU at Oregon: Unit Grades 12 

From Pullman -- Things certainly could have gone worse against the Ducks. The Cougars put up more first-half points on Oregon than any other team this year, and the defense made quarterback Marcus Mariota look human, if only briefly. Still, only a pair of late-game…

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Monday Morning Links 

From Pullman--Well, the Cougars have finally made it to the bye week and with just four games left they need to make the most of it ... The Oregon assistant who blasted WSU coach Mike Leach yesterday has apologized for his remarks ... While the…

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SUNDAY, OCT. 20, 2013

Postgame links 

From The Heavens -- David's shot missed its mark last night and Goliath, Oregon, pummeled the Cougs in a 62-38 victory. It was a dishonorable defeat for WSU, according to an Oregon assistant, who was apparently miffed at the insubordination the Cougars showed by not…

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SATURDAY, OCT. 19, 2013

Pac-12 gameday links

From Eugene--Lots of good college football today and what better way to prepare yourself than by reading the advances from all the Pac-12 beat writers? What's that? You have three TVs, a keg of ginger ale and those amazing chips that are scientifically engineered for…

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FRIDAY, OCT. 18, 2013

Friday Morning Links 

From San Francisco -- It's that time again. The coffee is brewing, the birds are chirping and there's a new set of links for you to peruse. The kids are still asleep, and this solitary hour is for you to treasure. I won't keep you.…

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THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2013

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott

From San Francisco-- After the players and coaches were done, Pac-12 commissioner took the stageat the2013 Pac-12 basketballmedia day to address topics such as scheduling, DIRECTV and basketball players leaving school early. You can watch the video or read the transcript below. Larry Scott Transcription

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Cougars at media day 

From San Francisco -- Coach Ken Bone and guard DaVonte Lacy led off a busy Pac-12 Basketball Media day. Below is the video provided by the Pac-12 and continue reading for a transcription.

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Pac-12 picks for week 8 

From San Francisco --Well, we came back down to earth a little bit this week. But really, if you’re a Utah fan, you don’t mind losing a little money for a victory like that. Lots of big games in the conference this week and at…

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