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Sports >  WSU football

‘National crisis averted.’ Ol’ Crimson streak lives to see appearance No. 225 at Magic Kingdom

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 1:09 p.m.

Ol’ Crimson, the Washington State flag that’s appeared on every ESPN College GameDay set since the 2003 football season, wasn’t to be stifled Saturday morning at Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, despite initial concerns the park’s rules and regulations would be a roadblock for one of the longest streaks in college football.
Sports >  NCAA football

NCAA places Mississippi State on three years probation

Mississippi State has been placed on three years’ probation by the NCAA after an investigation determined a part-time student tutor completed coursework for 10 football players and one men’s basketball player in an online course. Penalties include vacating an unspecified number of wins from the 2018 football season and the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. Ten football players will miss eight games in the upcoming season.
Sports >  Idaho football

Jeff Cotton, Lloyd Hightower exemplify Idaho Vandals’ improvement

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 5:52 p.m.

From now on, Idaho will be into a regular-season routine of preparing for upcoming opponents, beginning with Penn State Aug. 31. But as the team leaves behind running endless reps of the same plays every day, punctuated with several scrimmages, head coach Paul Petrino came away from that grinding exercise feeling he has something to work with.
Sports >  WSU football

Practice report from Day 17 of Washington State preseason camp: Cougars continue to gear toward game week in final open practice

A daily fall practice update from The Spokesman-Review’s Washington State beat writer, Theo Lawson (@TheoLawson_SR). We set the scene, list the day’s important notes, highlight one big play, pick the standouts and slip-ups, track the quarterback race and dissect one talking point from post-practice interviews.