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TUESDAY, AUG. 17, 2010

WSU ready to return to practice 

COUGARS Washington State gets back to work today after their first day off of the fall. The Cougars will go through another two-a-day, with practice starting at 8:30 this morning. The second will be at 3:30 this afternoon. Before they get underway, we have some...

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WSU responds to expansion 

COUGARS We've spent the afternoon getting Washington State reaction to the addition of Colorado to the Pac-10 Conference. We put together a couple stories for tomorrow's paper, one on the overall news and the WSU response, the other on the financial bump the school may...

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USC, Pac-10 expansion and WSU 

COUGARS • UPDATED 9:30 A.M. It could be D-Day for USC today. Or Pearl Harbor, if that's your leaning. Whatever, it looks like the Trojans are in trouble. It also seems we're getting closer to some sort of landslide toward expansion and realignment of the...

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WSU baseball season ends 

COUGARS Well, that's that. The most successful baseball season in recent memory is over, with Washington State falling 7-2 to Arkansas last night in Fayetteville. We have some thoughts, some links and some notes on the link, so read on.

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MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010

WSU alive, Big 12 might be toast 14 

COUGARS A quite full Monday morning, what with the Washington State baseball team still playing – that looked doubtful early Sunday – and Pac-10 commissioner getting the go ahead from the conference presidents Sunday to pursue expansion and to do it quickly. We have items...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2010

WSU stops Arkansas, will play Monday 

COUGARS There was nothing easy about this Sunday for the Washington State baseball team. First the Cougars had to win a loser-out game with Kansas State. They did, 9-6. Then they had to face the host Arkansas Razorbacks knowing they had to beat the top...

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WSU stays alive with win over KSU 

COUGARS A quick post to update you on what's going on with Washington State's baseball team in the NCAAs. The Cougars fell behind 6-1, then rallied with eight runs in the fifth and sixth innings combined before holding on for a 9-6 victory. Derek Jones...

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WSU has a long day ahead

COUGARS Washington State's baseball team will be back at it today with a possible doubleheader. First the Cougars will face a noon (PDT) rematch with Kansas State, a 9-8 winner over Grambling on Saturday, before – if they win – having to face host Arkansas...

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WSU falls 6-4 to Arkansas 

COUGARS Washington State struggled to solve the puzzle of Arkansas' Drew Smyly and, what was even more puzzling, had some uncharacteristic defensive lapses as well. But despite two crucial errors, the Cougars went into the bottom of the eighth trailing by just two runs, 5-3....

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FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010

WSU wins 8-6 

COUGARS Cody Bartlett, the 5-foot-8 second baseman we wrote about in this morning's S-R, pounded a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth and Washington State rallied to defeat Kansas State, 8-6, the Cougars' 19th come-from-behind victory of the season. They led...

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WSU baseball and Pac-10 expansion 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 5:15 P.M. We have some more on the NCAA baseball regional that begins tomorrow, but probably of more interest is a report about Pac-10 expansion. This story seems to be getting some traction. Read on.

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WSU sees its story in Kansas State

COUGARS The more you read about Washington State's opponent Friday, Kansas State – and there is another story on the link – the more you understand why WSU coach Donnie Marbut keeps saying the Wildcats are a lot like his Cougars. However, there are significant...

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Examining WSU's late surge

COUGARS • UPDATED: 5 P.M. The Washington State Cougars' baseball team was as hot as anyone down the stretch of the Pac-10 season, winning 9 of its final 12 conference games. We have a story examining one of the main reasons behind the surge for...

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Some WSU links 

COUGARS Washington State will practice in Pullman today then get on a plane tomorrow for the trip to Arkansas and the NCAA baseball tournament. If the Cougars can survive the four-team regional, they would probably head to Tempe and a super regional showdown with Pac-10...

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MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010

WSU's thoughts on NCAAs 

COUGARS We talked with some of the Washington State baseball players and coach Donnie Marbut this morning and put together a story for tomorrow's S-R. You can read the rough draft on the link if you want.

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WSU headed to Arkansas

COUGARS Washington State earned a two seed and will be heading for Fayetteville, Arkansas, where the NCAA baseball tourney will start Friday. I am always astounded by the way the NCAA seeds teams, with Stanford a two seed at Cal State Fullerton. Though WSU finished...

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