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NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements

The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer. Two of the league’s top medical experts spent two days in Indianapolis sharing data from their research with …


UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019, 9:34 p.m.

Report: Former Notre Dame RB Deon McIntosh has joined WSU, will be eligible this fall

Former Notre Dame running back Deon McIntosh has apparently joined the Washington State football team and will be eligible to play this fall, cementing the Cougars’ depth at a position …


‘This isn’t for everyone’: A labor of love for football refs

Being a college football official has never been more difficult. Those who do it face relentless criticism and attacks on their credibility. The Southeastern Conference is exploring ways to publicly …


United Airlines, USC agree to modify L.A. Coliseum naming deal

United Airlines and the University of Southern California have reached a new naming rights agreement for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resolve criticism that putting a corporate name on the …


Euro steps: Top football programs discover European recruits

A former college football player from Ohio now living in Germany is trying to open a pipeline to the United State for European recruits. Brandon Collier has worked with players …


UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 5:31 p.m.

Former Coeur d’Alene High, Washington Huskies quarterback Colson Yankoff transfers to UCLA

Former Washington quarterback Colson Yankoff has found a new home in the Pac-12.


UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 1:48 p.m.

Vegas, baby! SEC, Big Ten to share bowl spot in new stadium

The Big Ten and Southeastern conferences will be heading to Las Vegas for bowl season in upcoming years. The two leagues will take turns sending a team to face the …


Analysis: Picking the 2020 class for college football hall

A glance at the list of candidates eligible for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame is likely to produce the following reaction: How is that guy not in …


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 8:05 p.m.

Five pressing questions for Washington State football in 2019

Last week, we listed five predictions for the Washington State football team in 2019. Now, here are five pressing questions facing the Cougars this fall, starting with the most obvious …


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 7:45 p.m.

Five pressing questions for Washington football in 2019

More than a week ago, we offered predictions for the upcoming Washington Huskies football season. Today, we ask five important questions.


UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 7:49 p.m.

Kickoff times, television selections announced for four Washington State games

Kickoff times and television slots for four Washington State football games were revealed Thursday, when the Pac-12 Conference released its TV selections for the first three weeks of the 2019 …


Transfer, play right away? Don’t bank on it, NCAA cases show

A string of recent high-profile transfers gave the college football world the impression it was getting easier for players to switch schools and compete right away. The reality is much …


UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 7:17 p.m.

Pac-12 revenue drops $12 million, but school payouts rise

Pac-12 revenue fell by $12 million in 2018 to $497 million because the conference could not make up for lost Rose Bowl revenue from when the game hosted a College …


Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79

College Football Hall of Famer Bob Schloredt, the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl, has died at the age of 79. The University of Washington issued a statement on …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 7:52 p.m.

Five predictions for Washington State’s football team in 2019

With more than 100 days until the opening kickoff of Washington State’s season, we play the guessing game and use what we learned during spring camp to make five predictions …


Coach Dan Mullen responds to Florida’s recent legal troubles

Florida coach Dan Mullen’s personal beliefs about violence toward women haven’t resulted in a zero-tolerance policy for his program. Mullen expressed disappointment in having two players and a staff member …


NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names

The NCAA says it is forming a working group to consider how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for use of their names, images …


Five predictions for Washington Huskies’ football team heading into Aug. 31 opener against EWU

Regardless of the program, spring football and its 15 practices provide very little in the way of stone-cold certainties. But here are five predictions as coach Chris Petersen and his …


UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 4:58 p.m.

Before he became Washington’s new receivers coach, Junior Adams helped Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp launch NFL career

Cooper Kupp’s results are indisputably impressive. But this is a story about a process – and a person – that made them possible.


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 7:50 p.m.

Perfect APR scores for men’s, women’s golf highlight successful academic year for Washington State teams

All 17 Washington State athletic programs kept up strong Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and stayed clear of NCAA infractions when marks for the 2017-18 school year were released Wednesday.


Big Sky Conference announces football schedules for 2020 through 2023 seasons

There will be more Montana on Idaho’s football schedule and less Montana on Eastern Washington’s.


UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

Whitworth football: Pirates don’t get a spring game, but they have fun by other means

The Pirates – and all other NCAA Division III programs – aren’t allowed to suit up during the spring.


UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Washington State spring game raises more than $80,000 for Cougar Health Fund, generates conversation around mental health

The 2019 Crimson and Gray Game was a fine preview trailer for the 5,059 fans that attended, but it was also much more than a football showcase.


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 9:01 p.m.

Miami Dolphins waive former Washington State QB Luke Falk

The Miami Dolphins, who recently acquired former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen from the Arizona Cardinals, waived Falk and two other players Wednesday afternoon.


UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 9:20 p.m.

Washington QB, former CdA standout Colson Yankoff enters transfer portal

Dual-threat quarterback Colson Yankoff, a graduate of Coeur d’Alene High School, plans to leave the University of Washington’s football team, a source confirmed to the Seattle Times on Monday.


UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 10 p.m.

Washington State’s Mike Leach to Eric Dickerson: ‘The NFL doesn’t tell us who to recruit and we don’t tell them who to draft’

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson’s frustration with Mike Leach stemmed from a tweet shared by the WSU head coach after the 2019 NFL draft concluded. The tweet, originally …


UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Five Washington State players who could hear their names called next year at the NFL draft

Knowing there are plenty variables in play between now and then, we take a look at five WSU players who could hear their names called this time next year, from …


UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019, 10:56 p.m.

Washington State’s Christian Haangana, Fa’avae Fa’avae arrested on felony vandalism charges

Christian Haangana and Fa’avae Fa’avae, both members of the Washington State football team, were arrested Saturday morning on felony vandalism charges after reportedly stomping on and damaging multiple vehicles at …


UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 6:47 p.m.

Washington State’s Darrien Molton, Kyle Sweet, Logan Tago headed to NFL rookie minicamps

One day after the NFL draft, three more seniors from Washington State’s Alamo Bowl-winning football team collected rookie minicamp invitations.


UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

Eric Dickerson fires off tweets at Washington State’s Mike Leach, criticizing coach for “talking down” James Williams

Eric Dickerson, the former NFL Pro Bowler who’s represented Washington State’s James Williams since the running back declared for the NFL, fired off a series of tweets Sunday morning, chiding …