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TUESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2010


Wulff talks with the media at WSU

COUGARS Each Tuesday afternoon, Paul Wulff holds a press conference in which he looks forward to the next opponent, in this case USC. The Trojans will be in Martin Stadium on Saturday (noon; FS Northwest) for the first time since the 69-0 shellacking in 2008....

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MONDAY, SEPT. 20, 2010


Monday morning from WSU 

COUGARS It's your typical Monday morning in cyberspace (and I learned this weekend where that term came from, which is cool; life should be a continuing education class each day) with some folks looking back at Saturday and others already looking ahead. We have some...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 19, 2010

WSU's loss at SMU, the day after 38 

COUGARS This is a first for me. I am in the midst of joining the blogging world's Mile-High Club. Hey, get your mind out of the gutter. I mean I'm blogging from the Alaska flight from Dallas to Seattle. With a 7:15 departure time and...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 18, 2010




WSU tries to break road losing streak 

COUGARS Another game day dawns, this one in Dallas, Texas. Washington State gets ready to take on the Mustangs of SMU in about six hours or so. And if you're wondering, there is a two-hour time difference, so that's why this post is early. We...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 17, 2010

WSU has to solve SMU's puzzling defense 

Saturday Washington State kicks off its final non-conference game of the season – the next time the Cougars take the field after this will be against USC in Martin Stadium. As we do each Friday, we put together an advance for the game. Here it...

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Will WSU roast in Texas heat? 16 

COUGARS It's warm and humid in Dallas, which must do something for the beef, because the steak I had last night was tasty. Really wanted barbecue though, but the place recommended to me by a local closed at 8 freakin p.m. 8? What is this,...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 2010


WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2010

WSU preps for SMU 

COUGARS Washington State is done hitting for the week and not a moment too soon. The number of players fighting little injuries seemed to be growing as the day went on. For more, and links to our stories, read on.

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An eclectic WSU morning post 

COUGARS This time of year football dominates the discussion, and information, each morning here. But today we're going to veer off into some uncharted territory. Oh sure, we're going to still have your football news. We never miss that. But we're also going to discuss...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2010

Tackling a Tuesday emphasis at WSU

COUGARS Washington State is off the practice field and has already eaten dinner, so we better get to our practice notes. Read on for those. Earlier today, we summarized Paul Wulff's press conferences, which you can read here. You can also watch his local one...

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Wulff talks SMU, WSU 

COUGARS Paul Wulff has held two conference calls already on this Tuesday, and he still has his coach's show yet to go. We have a summary of what he's had to say, so read on.

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Tuesday mornings with WSU 18 

COUGARS There is nothing like opening up a new computer. The fresh computer smell. The faster processor. The cool keyboard. The inability to access half your favorite websites because you can't remember the passwords. The loss of all your macros. How fun. We have your...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 13, 2010

Looking ahead to SMU

COUGARS So we finally figured out how to get into our system – went out and plucked a 12-year-old off the street to hack in – and we have a post for you. It’s our first look at SMU, so read on.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010

Buffs would like to bolt earlier 

Colorado would like to join the WSU Cougars and the rest of the Pac-10 a year earlier than planned. And there is a chance the Big 12 would let them. Now the Buffaloes wait to see how much it will cost. Associated Press writer Arnie...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2010

Chaves comments on 2012 WSU game 

I was unable to reach Eastern Washington's athletic director Bill Chaves on Thursday night after learning of the Eagles' agreement to play Washington State in football in 2012. But Chaves did issue this statement through EWU's sports information department on Friday morning.We would like to...

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MONDAY, OCT. 26, 2009

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Former Cougar Haskins dies suddenly 

In an email from Cheryl Haskins to the church about the sudden passing of her husband and pastor Aaron Haskins Monday morning.The former Washington State basketball player was the subject of a Then and Now in the Spokesman-Review Dec. 23, 2008.Keep reading for the note...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009

Does Apple Cup belong at Qwest Field? 23 

<a href ="http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1543391/" >Should Seattle's Qwest Field be the yearly site for the Apple Cup football game between Washington and Washington State?</a> <br/> <span style="font-size:9px;" mce_style="font-size:9px;" mce_style="font-size:9px;" mce_style="font-size:9px;" mce_style="font-size:9px;"> (<a href ="http://www.polldaddy.com"> online surveys</a>)</span>

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MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2009

Monday morning Pac-10 links 

COUGARS So what's on the agenda for this morning? If it's reading a lot of stories about WSU in particular and the Pac-10 in general, you might as well put together a list of alternatives. There isn't all that much out there. But read on...

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