Stories tagged: defense
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
After a bye week and lots of change, Washington State’s defense aims to get back on track against Arizona State
Before Roc Bellantoni’s group interview in Pullman on Wednesday – not his first, but his first as Washington State’s interim defensive coordinator – the man who’ll be making the tough …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
The numbers aren’t pretty: Through five games, the Seahawks defense has accumulated just 10 sacks and 16 tackles for loss, both of which rank near the bottom of the NFL …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
In the wake of losing the highest-scoring football game in Pac-12 history, the Washington State defense is looking to bounce back against a Utah team that might be without two …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Triple-threat: Washington State must stop trio of the Pac-12’s best running backs to open conference slate
Gouged by the likes of Patrick Carr and Milo Hall the last two weeks, the Washington State Cougars’ front seven is about to face three of the best ball carriers …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
Of the four cornerbacks who shared reps in Eastern Washington’s ball-hawking 2018 secondary, the youngest were fifth-year seniors.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
In-depth glance: Projecting and examining the three-deep at every defensive and special teams position for Washington State
As the season approaches, we give you our idea of what WSU’s three-deep will like when the Cougars host New Mexico State on Aug. 31, with in-depth looks at every …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
When Washington’s defense sprints onto the Husky Stadium turf on Aug. 31, All-American linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven won’t be there.
Tue., July 30, 2019
The military-industrial complex isn’t bankrupting us – though some on the left still cling nostalgically to the belief that it is. It’s fiction.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
A federal judge has dismissed allegations that bidding for a $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Pentagon was rigged to favor Amazon.
Fri., July 12, 2019
Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first “war cloud” computing system. But Amazon’s early hopes of a shock-and-awe …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Raytheon and United Technologies will join to create a massive aerospace and defense company in a sector that is already rapidly consolidating.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy Thursday for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
The sooner-than-expected departure of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis shifts the focus to President Donald Trump’s appointment of an acting Pentagon chief and plans for a permanent replacement.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
North Carolina’s student section serenaded Gonzaga in the final minute with the time-honored taunt “Same as last time.” They were half right. The Tar Heels did get the better of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Federal prosecutors are challenging how defense lawyers are being paid in the case against a self-improvement organization accused of branding female followers.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
When Eastern Washington linebacker Ketner Kupp ran back a 95-yard interception return in the closing minutes of the Eagles’ 42-21 dispatching of Nicholls State on Saturday, it was a familiar …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 1:35 p.m.
The latest Gonzaga rewind addresses Perkins’ ridiculous stat line, the impact of the defense and the good and bad of the Zags’ final few minutes.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Everything is a work in progress this early in the college basketball season.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Ex-Cal Poly coach Eti Ena’s defensive ends step up to slow Mustang rushing attack
Just three years removed from his stint as a Cal Poly assistant, Ena knew the chore the Eagles’ defensive line would have in stopping the Mustangs’ triple-option offense, an old-school …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Nnamdi Oguayo’s mere presence seemed to uplift the Cougars, who’ve been confronted with adversity on the defensive line all preseason – first when highly-touted nose tackle Pono Lolohea left the …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United States and could …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 8 a.m.
Two women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after the judge found evidence of a “well-planned …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 11 a.m.
Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
In a chaotic 28 hours at NATO, President Donald Trump disparaged longtime allies, cast doubt on his commitment to the mutual-defense organization and sent the 29-member pact into frenzied emergency …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
The Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Google has pledged that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms or that works in ways that go against human rights.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Jurors at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments that portrayed the comedian both as a calculating predator who’s finally …
Mon., April 23, 2018, 12:16 p.m.
Bill Cosby opted not to testify in his sexual assault retrial as his lawyers rested their case Monday, setting the stage for closing arguments and jury deliberations.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
The judge in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial gave his legal defense a huge boost Tuesday, ruling his lawyers can call a witness who says the accuser talked about framing …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
Seattle didn’t make the playoffs, but its defense essentially did.