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FRIDAY, DEC. 13, 2013

Friday morning WSU links 

From Pullman -- The Cougars didn't practice yesterday but will return to the field this afternoon. My story in today's paper focuses on how the Washington State's coaches have used the bowl practices up to get extra time with young players and improve for next...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 2013

Thursday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Just nine more days until the Cougars take on Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl, which means Washington State needs to make the most of its extra practice time. The upperclassmen are now spending all of practice with the younger players...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013


Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Plenty of WSU news today as we've got stories on the seniors who are continuing to add to their legacy on the football team, a notebook on why the Cougars basketball practice are extra intense this week, and blog posts looking at...

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MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links 16 

From Pullman -- Washington State's long wait is at an end. After 10 years and a presumably nerve-wracking final week, the Cougars are headed to the New Mexico Bowl ... They'll face the Colorado State Rams, who we take an early look at here ......

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SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

Video courtesy of Thomas Backman on YouTube. From Pullman -- There was only one Pac-12 football game this weekend and it was a big one. Stanford thrashed Arizona State to win the Pac-12 championship and secure a Rose Bowl berth. But just because the rest...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 7, 2013

Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Pac-12 championship game is today. Because the winner is going to the Rose Bowl either way, it does not really matter who you root for as the game should have no impact on WSU's bowl situation. Maybe a Stanford win would...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013

Friday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The slow march towards Sunday's bowl announcements took another step forward on Thursday, as the Cougars returned to practice for the first time since the Apple Cup. It was a skeleton coaching staff, however, as all the coaches but head man Mike...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

Thursday morning links

The Washington State coaches are back from recruiting and today the Cougars will take the practice field for the first time in over a week. WSU will have three practices before the bowl invitations start to come out on Sunday, and continue to practice if...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4, 2013

Wednesday Pac-12 lunchtime links

Good morning (barely) everyone, sorry about the lateness of these links. There were some issues with the website on my end last night that didn't get resolved until recently so I'm just now getting to these. If you haven't seem then already, we've got stories...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

Just when you think everything's going to be quiet for awhile, all heck breaks lose. Yes, the similarities between Pac-12 football and my 10th grade battle with acne truly are a wonder. Steve Sarkisian cooled talk that he was on the hot seat with an...

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MONDAY, DEC. 2, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links

Washington State athletic director Bill Moos will begin politicking and lobbying various bowl games in earnest, today. But with no practice on Monday, today will be another day in limbo for the Cougars, as all bowl eligible Pac-12 teams wait for Dec. 8th, when the...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 1, 2013

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

Saturday was day one of Bowl Watch 2013 for the Cougars, who can't do much but sit and wait ... A lot happened to affect the bowl picture on Saturday and we've got an update on the situation ... Now that coach Mike Leach's 24...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 2013

Saturday morning links 

From Seattle -- There was sense of deja vu surround yesterday's Apple Cup, as the game seemed to play out in a very similar fashion to last season's contest. Until the end, at least ... Bishop Sankey made the difference in Washington's win ... Just...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 29, 2013

Morning Pac-12 links: Apple Cup Edition 

From Seattle -- It's Apple Cup Friday and we've got you covered for stories on the game. Get started with our advance of tomorrow's game, featuring a familiar foe for WSU fans and check out our story on what Bill Moos thinks an Apple Cup...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 2013

Week 14 Pac-12 picks

From Seattle -- It’s rivalry week in the Pac-12, and just because the Las Vegas oddsmakers don’t expect many of the games to be close doesn’t mean we shouldn’t expect an upset or two. Arizona State and Stanford will have to find motivation despite having...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Washington's Steve Sarkisian and Washington State's Dennis Simmons will be rival coaches on Friday, but first, they were teammates ... Our very own John Blanchette weighs in on WSU athletic director Bill Moos' decision to ban some fans from a bowl game...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 26, 2013

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Cougars practiced long into the night on Monday to prepare for Friday's Apple Cup showdown ... Don't expect to attend WSU's bowl game if you sent Bill Moos vitriolic emails last year ... It's still anyone's guess where the Cougars will...

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MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- It's Apple Cup week and for the first time in awhile, more than bragging rights are on the line ... the Cougars got the week started off on the right foot, reported picking up a verbal commitment from Darren Gardenhire ... A...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 24, 2013

Sunday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- Game day couldn't have gone much better for the Washington State football team. While the defense struggled at times and the Cougars didn't run away with the game, all that seems relatively unimportant after WSU's biggest win in years. The Cougars raced...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 2013

Game day Pac-12 Links

From Pullman -- There won't be much time to read these links if you're heading to the game, which starts at 12:30 in Pullman. But if you'll be watching the game on the Pac-12 Networks, read on. It will be the final home game for...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013

Thursday morning links 

From Pullman -- The Washington State football team had a frigid practice on Wednesday and Eric Russell shared his thoughts on some special teams struggles ... The Cougars got some good grades this week ... WSU's Elliott Bosch was nominated for a postseason honor ......

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2013

Wednesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- We'll be hosting a live chat right here on SportsLink at 11 a.m., so clear that schedule! In fact, you better take the whole day off, because you won't get anything done anyways once you start getting into these links. Here at...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 19, 2013

Tuesday morning Pac-12 links 

From Pullman -- The Cougars are trying to put together a winning streak for the first time in over a month, and are likely to do so according to vegasinsider.com, which has WSU listed as a one point favorite over Utah. Coming off their third...

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MONDAY, NOV. 18, 2013

Monday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- The Cougars are one win away from a bowl, though you wouldn't know it to ask them ... Deone "Big Play" Bucannon is looking at a big payday ... The Wildcats suffer from an inability to get off the field on third...

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