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Bill Moos riding high at Nebraska in wake of big-time hires

Bill Moos has rolled with the punches. Now he is just on a roll. Nebraska’s 68-year-old athletic director has pulled off two of the splashiest hires in college athletics in …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019

Jon Wilner: What are the Pac-12 Networks worth to members? Apparently, not much

Some Pac-12 schools are receiving annual payouts from the Pac-12 Networks that are a fraction of what they’d hoped for – and a fraction of what has been reported in …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018

WSU investigation finds Jason Gesser violated sexual harassment policy

Alyssa Bodeau didn’t know how her life would change after she decided to come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against former Washington State University quarterback Jason Gesser.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018

Jason Gesser resigns from WSU as new allegations of sexual misconduct surface

The resignation Tuesday of WSU assistant athletic director Jason Gesser blunted the career of a former standout Cougar quarterback who returned home to raise money for his alma mater. But …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018

WSU places Jason Gesser on leave after former nanny files formal complaint alleging sexual misconduct

Washington State University placed Jason Gesser, a former quarterback and current athletic department employee, on administrative leave Monday after a former Cougar athlete came forward with new allegations that Gesser …

Bill Moos tells AP his jab at Urban Meyer, Jim Harbaugh ‘tongue in cheek’

Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos tells The Associated Press his luncheon comment about coaches Urban Meyer of Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh of Michigan running a little bit scared in …

UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018

Investigation finds harassment, discrimination by associate athletic director who resigned last year

A internal investigation by Washington State University has found that over a three-year period, a former athletics administrator violated the school’s Title IX policies by making inappropriate comments in the …

Nebraska fires Mike Riley after 4-8 record in his 3rd season

Nebraskas fired coach Mike Riley on Saturday after three seasons in which he was unable to return the Cornhuskers to national prominence let alone make them a factor in the …

Shawn Vestal: Could WSU decide to take football out of the driver’s seat?

Now that Bill Moos is climbing the ladder from WSU to Nebraska, here’s a question for Cougar Nation: How much is a good football team worth?

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017

Guest column: For the sake of Washington State athletics, protect Mike Leach

Kind of a lost weekend for Coug fans, huh? I’m writing to you as a WSU alum and Cougar fan who happens to live in Omaha, Nebraska.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Washington State President: School to look both in-house and out-of-house for next athletic director

If it all goes according to plan, Washington State will have a new athletic director named by approximately Feb. 1, the school’s president said Tuesday.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017

Bill Moos gets extra $1.25M if he stays at Nebraska 5 years

Bill Moos will receive a payment of $1.25 million if he still is Nebraska’s athletic director at the end of 2022, and he is eligible for some $500,000 in bonuses …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017

Washington State coach Mike Leach: Bill Moos ‘the best (athletic director) I’ve ever met’

The Cougars AD who left Sunday for a job at Nebraska leaves behind a legacy at Washington State, Leach says.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017

John Johnson tapped to lead Washington State while school finds AD replacement for Bill Moos

John Johnson, who currently serves as WSU’s senior associate director of athletics, was named by school president Kirk Schulz Monday afternoon as the school’s interim AD. He’ll take over those …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017

Who’s next? Four potential candidates to replace Bill Moos as Washington State’s athletic director

A call to Colorado State’s Joe Parker could be one of the many that WSU President Kirk Schulz makes in the next week or two.

John Blanchette: As Moos runs ‘wholeheartedly’ to Nebraska, who and what does he leave behind?

In 1994, athletic director Jim Livengood departed for Arizona and Bill Moos – an assistant to three different Cougar ADs who’d detoured to Montana to apprentice at running his own …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017

From wheat fields to corn country: Cougs AD Bill Moos heads to Nebraska as WSU launches search for replacement

In a surprising move, Bill Moos was hired Sunday afternoon to become the athletic director at Nebraska. The school announced the hire in a news release. Moos leaves Pullman after …

Through the years: Bill Moos and his Northwest connections

Athletic director Bill Moos, who decided to depart Washington State on Sunday to take the reins at Nebraska, also is leaving behind some deep Northwest roots.

Athletic director Bill Moos turns focus to monetary pledges when it comes to funding WSU athletics

Here is a little insight into the current fundraising strategy for Washington State Athletics, which is not entirely unlike fraternity recruitment: It’s all about the pledges.

UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017

Washington State assistant football coaches receive raises

Mike Leach’s contract has been extended by one year, and athletic director Bill Moos says the two will have a discussion about a raise. That part comes later, but Leach …

Editorial: WSU fumbles response to crime issue

WSU’s brand has been damaged, and President Shulz should at least say that something is seriously wrong when so many athletes are running afoul of the law. If the university …

Shawn Vestal: WSU’s Schulz, Leach, Moos punt responsibility

WSU president Kirk Schulz’s football first mantra fails the leadership test needed to deal with the problem of player arrests.

Questions and accusations swirl in WSU football program as felony arrests mount

With four felony arrests of Washington State University football players in the past month, the athletic department has suddenly found itself answering more questions about the hits players are delivering …

Blanchette: For first time all week, Cougars learn some lessons

And in a fitting end to the week that was, Washington State had a player ejected from Saturday’s game against Idaho for throwing a punch.

Robert Barber one of two WSU players arrested Friday on preliminary charge of felony assault

The Pullman police will recommend that two Washington State football players and two other people be charged as the result of a July 23 party fight that resulted in multiple …

WSU president, athletic director create plan for department to pay down debt

The Washington State University athletic department’s financial woes will not end in the near future, but new president Kirk Schulz and athletic director Bill Moos have a plan for the …

Cougars announce home-and-home agreement with Utah State

Say one thing about those Cougars: When they say “anytime, any place,” they usually live up to the second promise.

New WSU president says he’ll curb overspending

Washington State University’s new president says the school’s spending habits are “simply not sustainable.” But he plans to change that.

WSU athletics posts $13 million deficit; solvency ‘a moving target’

Washington State University’s athletic department will run a deficit of more than $13 million for the second year in a row.

Pac-12 television network falls far short of profit projections

When the presidents and athletic directors of Pac-12 schools came together to launch the Pac-12 Network, they envisioned a television cash spigot that would flood the athletic budgets of every …