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WSU football troubles

Ongoing coverage: With growing count of felony arrests, the WSU football program is gaining national notoriety off the field. The number of arrests leads the nation, but school officials say an overzealous police department targets players.


Pullman Police chief denies Mike Leach allegations of profiling

The chief of police of this college town said he understands why Washington State coach Mike Leach may be frustrated with the number of assault investigations involving his players, but the chief denied that Pullman officers go out of their way to target Cougars.

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Six WSU football players persons of interest in weekend assault

Six Washington State football players are persons of interest after a weekend brawl that left two students hospitalized and more with minor injuries. Pullman police commander Chris Tennant said the police have confirmed WSU football players were present at the party but expects a lengthy investigation to determine their level of involvement.

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WSU releases spring roster and depth chart

From Pullman -- Washington State will hold the first of its 15 spring football practices on Thursday, continuing every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The Crimson and Gray game will be held at Spokane’s Joe Albi Field on Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m. and spring...


DaQuawn Brown arrested

From Las Vegas -- Washington State cornerback DaQuawn Brown was arrested Friday and booked into the Whitman County Jail on charges of felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor assault. The rising sophomore was released on Monday. Police logs indicate he was also arrested earlier this month...

WSU’s Gabe Marks cited for MIP-Exhibiting

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State receiver Gabe Marks was cited for minor exhibiting effects of having consumed alcohol early Sunday, WSU Police Officer Joe Kirshner confirmed. Kirshner said he was not permitted to release further details. According to the department’s activity log, Marks, 18,...

WSU’s Brooks arrested for DUI

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State running back Leon Brooks was arrested early Sunday morning by a Whitman County Sheriff's Deputy on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The sheriff office’s arrest log shows Brooks was arrested at 3:01 a.m. on Sunday. According...