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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 11:39 p.m.

Washington’s offense wakes up in second half to down Arizona in the desert

The Huskies snapped one streak and continued another with their 51-27 win at Arizona.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

Top 25 football roundup: South Carolina stuns No. 3 Georgia

Israel Mukuamu returned the first of his three interceptions 53 yards for a touchdown and South Carolina took advantage of Jake Fromm’s four turnovers to beat No. 3 Georgia 20-17 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Big Sky football roundup: Sacramento State defeats Montana State

Kevin Thomson threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores and Sacramento State beat Montana State 34-21 in Bozeman on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 10:04 p.m.

Pac-12 football roundup: No. 9 Notre Dame holds off USC 30-27

Tony Jones Jr. rushed for a career-high 176 yards and Jonathan Doerer kicked three long field goals as No. 9 Notre Dame held off longtime rival Southern California 30-27 Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 8:30 p.m.

Specialists provide bright spot for Washington State in loss to Arizona State

With just under eight minutes to play at Sun Devil Stadium, Oscar Draguicevich III stood at Washington State’s 39-yard line, caught the snap and put his foot through the football, …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 8:29 p.m.

Eastern Washington notebook: Talolo Limu-Jones another big target for Eagles

Of the seven passes Eastern Washington receiver Talolo Limu-Jones has hauled in this season, five were of the touchdown variety.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

Hoping to eliminate distractions, Mike Leach introduces social media ban for Washington State players

Washington State football players, usually avid social media users, have been noticeably quiet on Twitter and Instagram since their 38-13 loss to Utah two weeks ago.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Analysis: Defensive woes follow Washington State into the desert in 38-34 loss to Arizona State

At times, it looked better for Washington State, and Mike Leach said as much in his postgame press conference. But, far too often in their 38-34 loss to No. 18 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 7:34 p.m.

Gonzaga women see blend of old reliables, new blood at FanFest

Two minutes into Saturday’s FanFest, the Gonzaga women buried the past and said hello to a bright future – all during the same play.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 7:35 p.m.

Leif Ericksen, opportunistic defense help Whitworth rout Lewis & Clark 68-30

Leif Ericksen threw four touchdowns and ran for another, the Whitworth defense forced six turnovers, and the Pirates routed Lewis & Clark 68-30 at Griswold Stadium.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

Idaho held scoreless for first time since 2013 in 24-0 loss at Portland State

Davis Alexander threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Portland State scored all of the game’s points after halftime in a 24-0 victory over Idaho on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

Eastern Washington cruises past Northern Colorado in 54-21 homecoming rout

The third-worst defense in the Football Championship Subdivision looked the part. So did one of its most consistent home teams.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 9:02 p.m.

TV Take: Defensive debacles continue for Washington State as Cougars remain winless in Pac-12 play

It had been two weeks, two eventful weeks, since Washington State had been on the football field. The Cougars returned Saturday afternoon with another road game against a ranked opponent.


Difference makers: Brandon Aiyuk, Jayden Daniels come up clutch in Sun Devils’ victory over Washington State

Difference makers from Arizona State’s 38-34 win over Washington State at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona


Washington State without wide receiver Brandon Arconado for second consecutive game

Arconado, who’s still second on the team in receptions (25) and receiving yards (352) suffered an undisclosed lower body injury in the Pac-12 opener against UCLA and didn’t travel to …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, noon

Luke Falk waived by New York Jets after Sam Darnold cleared to play

Luke Falk’s time as a starting quarterback in the NFL ended earlier this week when the New York Jets cleared Sam Darnold, and the former Washington State quarterback was waived …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 8:44 p.m.

Recap and highlights: No. 18 Arizona State slips past Washington State with late touchdown

Jayden Daniels capped a 75-yard drive with a 17-yard touchdown run with 34 seconds left, giving No. 18 Arizona State a 38-34 victory over Washington State on Saturday afternoon, the …


The pick: Why Arizona State will beat Washington State

I’m on a need-to-see-it-before-I-believe-it basis with WSU’s defense and even if Anthony Gordon and the offense can shake off the cobwebs, it’s hard to see them scoring more than 35-40 …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:03 p.m.

Top 25 football roundup: Justin Herbert has 2 TDs in No. 13 Oregon’s 45-3 win over Colorado

Justin Herbert threw for 261 yards and extended his streak of games with a touchdown pass to 34, and the No. 13 Oregon Ducks beat Colorado 45-3 on Friday night …


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: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:38 p.m.

Idaho Vandals will test Portland State’s flex defense

If Idaho’s offense has difficulty getting untracked against Portland State, it is because the Vandals’ past has come back to haunt them.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

Jacob Knipp, ‘dynamic’ Northern Colorado offense visits Eastern Washington

Rarely does Eastern Washington not have a number attached its football-rich name.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:27 p.m.

What does Washington’s offense do well? We’ll find out Saturday night in Arizona

The answer is hardly obvious – and six games in, that’s the issue.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball looks to dazzle fans, impress coaches at annual FanFest event

The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get back in the game, even if it’s only a controlled scrimmage against the same players they see every day in practice.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:32 p.m.

Whitworth looks to keep momentum going with visit to much-improved Lewis & Clark

After setting a program record for margin of victory last week, the Whitworth Pirates are back on the road this weekend against what appear to be the much improved Lewis …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 4:35 p.m.

Two-minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against No. 18 Arizona State

The keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Arizona State Saturday at Sun Devils Stadium.


Secondary no longer a secondary concern for Washington State amid recent struggles

As players and coaches iron out the kinks – a process they hope is at least partially complete by the time Arizona State’s offense takes the field in Tempe this …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

Kelcey Cavarra’s late goal lifts Arizona past WSU

Kelcey Cavarra’s goal in the 81st minute lifted 25th-ranked Arizona to a 1-0 victory over No. 15 Washington State in a Pac-12 Conference women’s soccer game at WSU’s Lower Soccer …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 6:52 p.m.

Idaho senior cornerback Lloyd Hightower continues to play at highest level

Near the close of a Vandals practice this week, Idaho coach Paul Petrino exhorted the punt block team to not merely go through the motions but to believe in the …


UCLA starting rebuild under new coach Mick Cronin

UCLA faces a rebuilding year under Mick Cronin and the young Bruins are busy adjusting to their new coach’s ways. Different drills, different philosophies, different schemes, different personality.