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SATURDAY, NOV. 1, 2014

Vandals undone by eight turnovers

Somehow, the Idaho Vandals weren't completely out of it early in the fourth quarter with five turnovers to Arkansas State's one. They had weathered two Matt Linehan interceptions in his four pass attempts. They had overcome a crushing fumble by Linehan inside ASU's 10 that...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 7, 2014


Idaho, Florida an official 'no contest' 

They're known as body-bag games in the college football trade. A pummeling for a paycheck. But now the Idaho Vandals will get the paycheck without having to endure the pummeling. For more on the termination of the Idaho-Florida game, follow the link to the jump.

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

The suspension, and suspense, continue

Say, maybe the Idaho Vandals and Florida Gators can play each other on Xbox 360. It may come to that. Another day passed with no resolution on whether the two teams' game -- washed out by rain and lightning last Saturday -- will be played...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 30, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 28, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

SATURDAY, AUG. 16, 2014

No clarity in Idaho QB race

We posted Paul Petrino's comments earlier. Below is our recap of Idaho's second fall scrimmage, with special focus on the muddied quarterback battle between Chad Chalich and Matt Linehan. Also, a personal note: Today was my last covering the Vandals for the Spokesman-Review as a...

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Petrino Q&A after second fall scrimmage

Paul Petrino went easy on his players Saturday morning, at least compared to what they're used to. Idaho scrimmaged just over 120 plays -- instead of their customary 150-plus plays -- over the course of about two hours in the Kibbie Dome. Petrino's full comments...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13, 2014

Idaho camp notes: Hampton in the fold

Idaho completed its second two-a-day of the week on Wednesday, and coach Paul Petrino was again happy with what he saw. In fact, he said the Vandals' morning practice session "might have been the best practice we've had since I've been here." The second-year coach...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

Petrino pleased after first two-a-day

The Vandals practiced outside Monday morning in the smoke-clogged air, then worked for about two hours at the Kibbie Dome. After the first two-practice day of fall camp, Idaho coach Paul Petrino was happy with how his team went about its work. "I thought we...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 2014

Idaho through four days of camp

The full pads didn't go on as planned Thursday night, but Idaho still had a lively practice under the lights on its Sprinturf field adjacent to the Kibbie Dome. We have a full report from Day 4 after the jump.

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Vandals release hoops schedule

The Idaho men's basketball team will make its return to the Big Sky Conference on New Year's Day against Idaho State. But before that, its schedule includes games against Boise State at CenturyLink Arena in Boise (on Nov. 25) and at Washington State (Dec. 3)....

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MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014

SUNDAY, AUG. 3, 2014

Idaho fall camp preview

The Idaho Vandals start fall camp tomorrow with a 6 p.m. practice. We've got a preview of camp, including the burning questions that UI needs to answer, and a boatload notes on players coming and going. Read all of it below.

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TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014

Petrino, Idaho at Sun Belt media day

Paul Petrino got a taste of the Sun Belt football media day last summer after Idaho accepted an invite to the New Orleans-based conference. But on Tuesday, with the Vandals an official football-only member of the Sun Belt, Petrino and the rest of the UI...

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Three Vandals on preseason all-Sun Belt teams

Center Mike Marboe and punter Austin Rehkow were named to the Sun Belt's first-team preseason all-conference team, while defensive end Maxx Forde was a second-round selection. The three Vandals were named Monday, the day before the Sun Belt's media day in New Orleans. Marboe and...

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MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014

SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014

Idaho dismisses WR Dezmon Epps

Dezmon Epps, Idaho's most productive wide receiver last year, has been booted from the team for a violation of team rules, coach Paul Petrino announced this afternoon. He was arrested in April on suspicion of driving under the influence. In June, he was sentenced to...

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Sun Belt coaches pick Idaho ninth

In its first year back in the Sun Belt Conference since 2004, the Idaho football team has been tabbed to finish ninth out of 11 teams by the league's coaches. The preseason poll, released Saturday afternoon, had the Vandals just ahead of Georgia State and...

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Report: Idaho hires Molnar as WR coach

Charley Molnar, the former head coach at UMass and offensive coordinator at Notre Dame, has accepted an offer to become the wide receivers coach at Idaho, according to Pete Roussel of Molnar was fired by UMass in December after going 2-22 in the Minutemen's...

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SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

Idaho O-line coach Carvin leaves staff

For the fifth consecutive season, the Idaho football team will have a new offensive line coach this fall. Jon Carvin, who held the post last season in Paul Petrino's first year as head coach, has left the program, the school confirmed on Saturday. He'll be...

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How Idaho fared in the APR

The Idaho men's basketball program scored a perfect 1,000 in the latest year of the NCAA's Academic Progress Rates that were unveiled today -- one of two single-year perfect scores for UI athletic programs. The women's golf team had the other 1,000 for 2012-2013. That's...

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SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2014

Former Idaho RB Baker signs with Chiefs

Former Idaho running back James Baker told the Spokesman-Review that he's headed to the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. After he wasn't selected in the seven-round NFL draft, Baker quickly latched on with the Chiefs. Kansas City was one of two teams...

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