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MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 2014

Heading into another game week

Sundays are always a quiet day on the Pac-12 college football landscape as teams and reporters alike gear up for another week of press conferences, teleconferences, practices and previews. Still, we've found some links from around the conference to pass along before today's Monday press...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 7, 2014

An offensive Saturday of Pac-12 games 

There weren't so many fireworks in Arizona's win over Texas-San Antonio on Thursday and Washington State's loss on Friday was a defensive struggle. But Saturday was a series of shootouts for the Pac-12 and with the exception of the two teams involved in USC's 13-10...

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WSU falters at Nevada 

Well, that was unexpected. Sure, there were Washington State partisans that figured winning at Nevada would be a tall task. Even the always faithful Jim Moore called the upset. But those pundits imagined the Cougars coming up just short in a shootout. I don't think...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 5, 2014

Now it's WSU's chance 

Last night the Mariners and Seahawks of Seattle combined to outscore their opponents 46-18. Today, Washington State has the spotlight and can keep the good Northwestern vibes going with a similar performance in a 7:30 p.m. ESPN game. This will be the Pac-12's weekend and...

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Jim Mastro's strong Nevada ties 

There are many connections between the two teams that will face off tomorrow. Linebacker Reggie Coates just transferred from Nevada to Washington State and his new position coach, Ken Wilson, originally recruited him to Reno. Wilson's son still plays for the Wolf Pack as a...

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Some new Cougars

Washington State's roster was updated yesterday to include the walk-ons that joined the team when classes started. There are plenty of new names to file away in case one of them turns into an Elliot Bosch or Luke Falk and contributes for the Cougars. One...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 2, 2014

Halliday's leadership on full display 

One of the best things to come out of Thursday night's loss was the image of quarterback Connor Halliday rallying the Cougars on the sideline. In the past Halliday has lost his cool, not without reason, but the result is almost never positive. This offseason...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014

Another game week begins 

It's Monday and that means the start official start of the Spokesman Review's game week. The Cougars have been thinking about this game since the last one, but we start looking ahead with our weekly First Look at WSU's opponent. The Cougars have just a...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 31, 2014

They aren't who you thought they were 

What's the most predictable thing about college football? It's the unpredictability. Jameis Winston hardly looked like a Heisman Trophy winner while defending champion Florida State eked out a win over Oklahoma State, West Virginia gave Alabama all it could handle and who knew Marshawn Lynch...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 30, 2014

Saturday morning Pac-12 links

Some teams still play their games on Saturday and without a Washington State game it's the perfect opportunity to spend a day on the couch flipping between two or three matchups. The Cougars will hold their weekly press availability today so keep an eye out...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 29, 2014

Morning after links 

Washington State overcame an early deficit to take a solid lead against Rutgers in Seattle yesterday, but was unable to sustain it, eventually falling 41-38. Links from that game and from around the Pac-12 are after the jump. …

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2014

The end of the Seattle game

Bill Moos had a full day in Seattle yesterday, promoting Washington State athletics as part of Seattle Week leading up to Thursday's game against Rutgers. He did radio, television, and even stopped by the Seattle Times for a live chat. It may be the last...

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MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2014

A different sort of Monday

Today's the first Monday of the 2014 WSU football season, but don't expect the usual press conference. Because the Cougars play on Thursday, they're considering today a Wednesday. Confused? So are we. But hey, we can look forward to Thursday Night Football tomorrow. Links after...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 24, 2014

SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2014

FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2014

THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2014

One more week

Eastern Washington kicks off the college football season in just a couple days and we're only one week away from Cougar football. So what better time to preview the college football season? Are we really starting a new season, however? Or just starting the game-playing...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014

Give the defensive line a break

Destiny Vaeao, Toni Pole and Xavier Cooper probably won't play as much for Washington State this season, and that's a good thing. Why it's a good thing is the subject for our story in today's paper. More links after the jump. *We'll be holding our...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

WSU linebackers a veteran bunch 

How experienced is Washington State's linebacking corps? Even the backups have starts under their belt. The Cougars' deep linebacking corps is the subject of our story in today's paper. More links after the jump. ...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 17, 2014

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

Good morning, everyone. I hope you were able to sleep in today or had an otherwise productive morning. If not you can make up for it by reading our Pac-12 links and catching up on all the conference happenings, after the jump. ...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 16, 2014

WSU's new specialists

The Washington State coaches value special teams pretty highly. All coaches do to some degree, of course, and all will say that it's a third of the game, etc. Still, many coaches see coverage teams as a place to stick second string players, and save...

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