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Vandals hit with postseason ban

MOSCOW, Idaho – The common joke on Twitter Saturday morning, after Idaho announced that the NCAA had slapped its football program with a 2014 bowl ban, was the Vandals didn’t …


Grip on Sports: Nothing wrong with transfers

Wednesday: There are some questions that are impossible to answer definitively. Like why the M’s are so mediocre year-in and year-out. Or why Pete Carroll is always smiling. Or why …


EWU spring football: Tight ends block first for Eagles

For the tight ends at Eastern Washington, less is more. Assistant coach Brian Strandley has just three healthy players this spring, but that means a better chance to fine-tune their …


NCAA board endorses more power for big schools

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA’s board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving …


WSU spring football: Connor Halliday returns to Albi

Connor Halliday will return to his old field of glory on Saturday.


EWU spring football: Tight ends block first for Eagles

For the tight ends at Eastern Washington, less is more.


WSU football will play host to EWU in 2018

PULLMAN – The Washington State football team will host Eastern Washington on Sept. 15, 2018, in Martin Stadium the school announced on Wednesday. The Eagles will also travel to WSU …


EWU spring football: Rare JC transfer Cory Alcantar fitting in with Eagles

On a blustery day last week, Eastern Washington long snapper Cory Alcantar was being carried away by his emotions. “It’s been amazing, and I feel so blessed to be here …


WSU spring football: Cougs’ Mitch Peterson thrilled to be bigger part of team

PULLMAN – The first time Mitch Peterson sat down with his teammates to eat a free, specially prepared meal at the proverbial training table was at the start of his …


WSU spring football: Cougs’ Mitch Peterson thrilled to be bigger part of team

The first time Mitch Peterson sat down with his teammates to eat a free, specially prepared meal at the proverbial training table was at the start of his junior year.


EWU spring football: Rare JC transfer Cory Alcantar fitting in with Eagles

On a blustery day last week, Eastern Washington long snapper Cory Alcantar was being carried away by his emotions.


EWU spring football: Eagles have holes to fill in secondary

This is the seventh in an eight-part series on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: Defensive backs.


Thiel: Emmert’s cheesy remarks not enough to fix NCAA

Give Mark Emmert credit. He knew all along that a bagel with cream cheese constituted a meal only in the perverse, collective imagination of the NCAA, of which he is …


Washington Huskies unveil new football uniforms

SEATTLE – Introducing flashy monikers like “Northwest Frost,” “Purple Reign” and “Seattle Stealth,” the University of Washington, along with Nike, unveiled on Friday its new football uniforms for the 2014 …


Pirates use spring practices for ‘family’ activities

New Whitworth football coach Rod Sandberg barks out instructions as his linebackers and defensive ends run through a series of padded dummies and deliver sweeping haymakers before they run and …


EWU spring football: Eagles have holes to fill in secondary

As the torch is passed to a new generation of Eastern Washingon cornerbacks, expect them to get burned a few times. Better now than later. In today’s scrimmage at Roos …


WSU spring football: O-line features battling centers

PULLMAN – A 6-foot-4, 230-pound giant stuck out his mitt, invited Connor Halliday to a round of golf and suddenly transferring to Ferris High School from familiar Lewis and Clark …


WSU spring football: O-line features battling centers

A 6-foot-4, 230-pound giant stuck out his mitt, invited Connor Halliday to a round of golf and suddenly transferring to Ferris High School from familiar Lewis and Clark wasn’t quite …


EWU spring football: Eagles deep at linebacker

The teacher-student ratio at Eastern Washington looks even better these days, especially at Roos Field. Minor shoulder injuries have kept senior linebackers Ronnie Hamlin and Cody McCarthy out of contact …


EWU spring football: Eagles count on experienced returners to remold defensive line

Even in April, Eastern Washington defensive line coach Ryan Sawyer is in midseason form.


WSU spring football: Sebastian LaRue makes transition to defense

PULLMAN – When Sebastian LaRue transferred to Washington State from Texas A&M it was immediately assumed that the former highly-coveted receiver recruit would provide stiff competition for WSU’s deep receiving …


EWU spring football: Zackary Johnson fills new position

If college is all about adapting, consider Zackary Johnson a well-adjusted young man. Two years ago, Johnson started at center in the spring game – at Washington State.


Cal hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as coach

BERKELEY, Calif. – A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the …


WSU spring football: Sebastian LaRue makes transition to defense

When Sebastian LaRue transferred to Washington State from Texas A&M it was immediately assumed that the former highly-coveted receiver recruit would provide stiff competition for WSU’s deep receiving corps.


Sunday letter

Gonzaga wins the honorable way Now that the dust has settled on the college basketball season, I’ve had some time to reflect. Mark Few, his coaches and his players provided …


Blog matters: Cougars, Vandals, Chiefs

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink at spokesman.com/ sportslink. Cougars


Grip on Sports: For Kelly Graves, moving to Oregon wasn’t about the money

Wednesday: For those of you who felt there is no way Kelly Graves could turn down the money Oregon could offer, that doesn’t seem to be the reason he left. …


WSU spring football: Vince Mayle emerges slimmer, faster

College football players spend the winter hidden away from the outside world in a weight room where their work goes unwatched by their autumnal fans.


EWU spring football: Vernon Adams & Co. pick apart young secondary

It wasn’t fair. Looking as crisp as the morning weather, the Eastern Washington offense was almost in midseason form as it took advantage of a young Eagles secondary in Saturday’s …


Candidates line up to back up EWU’s Vernon Adams

This is the third of an eight-part series of stories on spring football at Eastern Washington. Today: Quarterbacks. There’s a quarterback controversy at Eastern Washington.