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SATURDAY, OCT. 16, 2010

WSU and UA ready to go 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 4:10 P.M. Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott is in Pullman today and is speaking right now on the Cougar Road Show with Bud Nameck. John Blanchette is over in Hollingbery Fieldhouse and will talk with Scott when the radio show is done, so...

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WSU gives UA a chilly reception 

COUGARS It's game-day morning on the Palouse and it got cold last night – I hope all those RVs are heated. Not as cold as say next month, when Cal comes to town, or certainly not as cold as it should be for a December...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 15, 2010


A busy Friday at WSU 

COUGARS Not only does Saturday's football game with Arizona start the second half of the season, the men's basketball season officially starts around the nation tonight – and in Bohler Gym. The Cougar men and women will hold a Midnight Mayhem exhibition at 8 p.m....

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THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010

WSU going extra mile for UA

COUGARS When a college football team prepares for a game, there are certain players on the other squad that demand a plan. Where is so-and-so is crucial in an offense's and a defense's prep work. For more on that, and other items from Thursday's practice,...

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Catching up with WSU 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 10:05 A.M. Wow. You take a day and the emails pile up, the number of stories to link becomes nearly unmanageable and basketball season jumps into the picture. It's overwhelming. The moral of the story? Never take a day. Read on for...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010

WSU hits hard at practice  20 

COUGARS The Washington State Cougars have finished their first true practice of the week, at least the first one in full pads, and are well on their way in preparation for the University of Arizona this Saturday. The practice featured a lot of hitting once...

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Tuesday morning WSU links 

COUGARS • UPDATE: 11 A.M. This is an interesting week in the Pac-10, with four teams having byes, including the two highest ranked ones. But there is some news for a Tuesday morning, so read on. • UPDATE: There is a story in SI this...

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MONDAY, OCT. 11, 2010

WSU's late Monday practice over 

COUGARS Had a chance to talk with Paul Wulff after Monday's practice and asked him some questions concerning a big hit in the Oregon game and some off-field problems. Read on for what he had to say and news about a receiver who will be...

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Monday morning WSU links and notes 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 3:30 P.M. It's Monday morning and, hey, I got a coffee maker for my birthday, though I really don't know how to use it. And never want to clean it. But it will make a great space-eater on the counter. Yeah. I...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 10, 2010


WSU's defeat to Oregon, the day after 

COUGARS The great thing about college football in general and the Pac-10 Conference in particular, is no matter how good or bad things get, looking back is only an option for about, oh, 30 minutes. The No. 3 team – Oregon, for now – may...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 9, 2010


WSU falls 43-23 to Oregon 19 

COUGARS We're up in the interview room, but before anyone arrives, wanted to put up a post so you folks can comment. Up until Jeff Tuel's interception at the end of the third quarter, WSU still had a shot at the No. 3 team in...

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WSU, Oregon ready to get going 

COUGARS You know, for mid-October, this is a perfect day. Too bad it has to be ruined by a football game (insert rim shot here). But in a sense, this day would be perfect to fly a kite, fertilize the lawn, blow out the sprinklers,...

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Saturday morning WSU vs. Oregon post 

COUGARS It's football Saturday on the Palouse. The smell from the homecoming bonfire was still quite evident at 1 a.m., which just gave the party noises coming from the apartment complex a different feel than the usual Friday night. Another thing that's different? The town...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 8, 2010

Friday morning from WSU 45 

COUGARS Sometimes even news you have been expecting for weeks can blindside you and make it impossible to sleep. Such is the case this morning, so we're getting our morning post out of the way, then going back to sleep (we hope). As you start...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 7, 2010


A conversation with WSU's Reggie Moore 

COUGARS For the first time today it felt as if basketball season was around the corner. That's because, for the first time this fall, I had to put on a sweatshirt to make the trip to the gym. It was that cool. And wet. Basketball...

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Duck weather at WSU today 10 

COUGARS After a beautiful day yesterday, we're greeted with Eugene-like weather today in Pullman, low clouds and a soaking rain. Maybe it will clear before practice today. If not, this afternoon will be an exercise in trying to keep the notebook and tape recorder dry....

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6, 2010

Freshmen focus of WSU practice 12 

COUGARS Reason No. 1,459 not to become a sportswriter. You're on the practice field watching another form tackling drill while Roy Halladay is tossing only the second no-hitter in postseason baseball (thanks for the catch Andrew). But, boy, was that drill riveting. For more on...

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Heat on at WSU practice 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 11 A.M. How is everyone this morning? Take a moment today and walk around, feel the sunshine, enjoy the heat. If you live in the Inland Northwest, it more than likely will be your final day of 70-degree weather until spring. Build...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 5, 2010

A busy Tuesday at WSU 

COUGARS The following post is going to be a long one. It's going to contain a summary of what Paul Wulff had to say on the Pac-10 Conference media call and what he added during his local media press availability. Then it will finish with...

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