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THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 2010

A conversation with WSU's Ken Bone 17 

COUGARSWith Washington State's basketball practice starting in less than a month, we decided to try something new this season, with today's installment the first step on that path. We're planning on putting together a weekly Q&A with a member of the basketball team prior to...

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WSU winds down prep for USC 14 

COUGARS The hitting at practice is over for another week as Washington State will spend the next couple days fine-tuning the game plan for Southern California on Saturday. It's a game that should be quite a bit different than the one between the schools here...

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WSU in high spirits at practice 

COUGARS As the time winds down to Saturday's home game with USC, the Washington State Cougars put together a spirited practice Wednesday, staying on the practice field about 20 minutes shorter than the previous day. For what they accomplished, read on.

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Wednesday morning links from WSU 

COUGARS Every Wednesday morning is like this. A day with so many stories to read, the eyes start hurting before 8 a.m. Today is no different. More crowded, actually, with the news yesterday afternoon Colorado was able to play a $6.863 million get out of...

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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


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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