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MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014

Cougar Calls with Bill Moos highlights

Bill Moos joined Bud Nameck for his weekly call-in show earlier today. In case you missed it you can listen to the podcast later on iTunes and if you can't wait I've written down some of the highlights below. Moos will also be joining the...

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MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014

WSU gives Mike Leach a $500,000 raise 

As the on-field performance of the Washington State football team improves, so does its coaches' salary. WSU athletic director Bill Moos amended the contract for football coach Mike Leach to raise his annual media compensation from $100,000 per year to $600,000 per year, raising his...

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

WSU announces CAF staff changes 

Washington State athletics just announced some staff changes to the Cougar Athletics Fund, including the hiring of former WSU quarterback Jason Gesser as assistant director of athletics. Gesser also recently joined the IMG broadcast team for WSU football. The release is after the jump. ...

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SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014

WSU emphasizes nutrition in athletics 

In today's paper I had a story taking a broad look at the sweeping changes the Washington State athletic department has seen in four years under Bill Moos. One area of WSU athletics that has seen a lot of growth is nutrition, which is featured...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014

WSU to host Eastern in 2018 

From Pullman -- Washington State announced on Wednesday that the school will host the Eastern Washington football team for a game on Sept. 15, 2018. The release from the school is below. ...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- It's Spokane Week for the Washington State athletic department and here in Pullman the Cougars have just one week left of spring football. We began the week yesterday with a lunchtime chat. We also had a blog post on Gabe Marks' successful...

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MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

Bill Moos says no more Pac-12 Seattle games 

From Pullman -- Washington State has played a Pac-12 opponent in Seattle the past three season with pretty paltry results. The Cougars, hosting some stiff competition, went 0-3 in their home games away from Pullman, losing to Oregon State, No. 2 Oregon and No. 5...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014

WSU AD Bill Moos on Gonzaga series and more 10 

From Pullman -- Yesterday we reported that the Washington State men's basketball team will play Gonzaga in Spokane again next season as part of a three-year contract. The news drew a wide range of reactions from people like our own Vince Grippi, to CougCenter's Jeff...

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MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

Cougar Calls highlights 

From Pullman -- Bill Moos joined Cougar Calls with Bud Nameck on Monday for his weekly radio appearance. You can listen to the podcast when it's put up here, and we've put together some highlights after the jump. ...

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MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014

Cougar Calls highlights 

From Pullman -- Washington State athletic director Bill Moos joined Bud Nameck on KXLY 920 for Cougar Calls this morning and it was a pretty eventful show. Spring football starts on Thursday for WSU so the duo hosted both defensive coordinator Mike Breske and head...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman --Lots of news out of Pullman today with men's basketball coach Ken Bone and Washington State parting ways. Here is our story on Bone's termination, an interview with Bone about next year's team, an interview with athletic director Bill Moos about the decision,...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014

Bill Moos on decision to fire Ken Bone

Opening Statement Hello everybody. At 10 o’clock this morning I met with Ken Bone to tell him that he would not be returning as men’s basketball coach at Washington State. I got to say that I felt all along that Ken was a good coach...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

Ken Bone's future at WSU uncertain 

From Pullman -- Ken Bone and the Washington State basketball team are aware of the uncertainty surrounding the coach's future at WSU. While Bone has two more years left on his contract, athletic director Bill Moos hinted before the season began that a coaching change...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 13, 2014

MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014

Cougar Calls with Bill Moos recap

From Pullman -- Cougar Calls -- Bud Nameck's weekly radio show on KXLY with WSU athletic director Bill Moos -- can be heard every Monday at 10 a.m. Moos wasn't available today so associate athletic director Mike Marlow appeared in his stead. A podcast will...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Yesterday Bill Moos appeared on Cougar Calls and WSU coach Mike Leach made a guest appearance. We've transcribed some of the highlights. While the call was centered on football, Moos also touched on the men's and women's basketball teams. We've got a...

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MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

WSU AD's son a freshman All-American

Washington State athletic director Bill Moos has put together quite the biography. By revolutionizing college football marketing at Oregon he put the Ducks on a course for success that routinely has them playing in BCS bowls. His attempts to do the same at Washington State...

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MONDAY, DEC. 2, 2013

Q&A with WSU AD Bill Moos 

I've had the opportunity speak with Washington State athletic director Bill Moos to talk about the Cougars bowl situation, future construction plans and his vision for branding and marketing Cougars athletics going forward. Of course, the vast majority of what he said didn't make it...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 27, 2013

Book signing with co-author of The System 

Released in mid-September, "The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football" is the latest vignette-styled, behind-the-action look at college football. The 386-page book offers insight and access into the recruiting, game planning, struggles and successes of the college football season. WSU fans will...

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