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Sun Belt football coaches pick Idaho to finish 10th

The University of Idaho football team didn’t get much love from Sun Belt Conference coaches, but senior center Mike Marboe and sophomore punter Austin Rehkow (Central Valley) earned first-team preseason …


Sun Belt commissioner expresses faith in ‘Power-5’

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference’s 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday. In his state-of-the-conference address …


Jameis Winston: ‘I learned from my mistakes’

Jameis Winston wants to look to the season ahead as the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback for reigning national champion Florida State. He also knows he has to answer questions about his …


Dezmon Epps dismissed from UI football

Dezmon Epps was formulating his goals for the 2014 football season long before Idaho’s 2013 campaign was over. Back in October, he said he wanted to lead the Sun Belt …


NCAA sets August vote on autonomy

INDIANAPOLIS – The biggest conferences in college sports may finally get exactly what they want – autonomy over some of today’s most contentious issues. After years of consternation and months …


Eagles picked to win Big Sky in football

Seeking an unprecedented third straight Big Sky Conference title, the Eastern Washington football team has been picked by coaches and media to reach its goal. The Eagles soared to 8-0 …


Man. U. lands lucrative sponsorship

Soccer: Manchester United landed the richest uniform deal in soccer, a $1.3 billion, 10-year agreement with Adidas that replaces its Nike sponsorship. The contract, worth an average of $128 million …


G&T Blog matters: Charley Molnar joins UI football staff

2: Idaho kicker/punter Austin Rehkow was also one of 25 punters named to the Ray Guy Award watch list. Rehkow received All-America honors last year as a freshman after averaging …


In brief: ‘FCS Showcase’ tickets on sale

Football: Tickets for the first game of the college football season – the “FCS Showcase” contest between Eastern Washington University and Sam Houston State on Aug. 23 at Roos Field …


Pete Carroll chosen for USC athletic hall of fame

Pete Carroll is going back to Southern California – as a member of the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The former Trojans football coach is one of 16 people who …


G&T Blog matters: GU basketball, WSU football, WSU basketball

2: Monday Fast Forward: Utah


University president says no to unions for athletes

WASHINGTON – Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football …


GU coach Mark Few to be featured on ‘Game Changers’

Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few will be the subject of Saturday’s “Game Changers with Kevin Frazier” on CBS. The episode will air at 9:30 a.m. on KREM-TV in …


G&T Blog matters: Indians chase history, Cougs Pac-12 opener

A sampling from the past week of entries in The Spokesman-Review blog SportsLink at www.spokesman.com/sportslink 8:


Virginia beats Vandy, forces Game 3 at College World Series

Brandon Waddell (pictured) limited Vanderbilt to five hits in his first nine-inning complete game, Virginia knocked out first-round draft pick Tyler Beede in the seventh, and the Cavaliers evened the …


Newsmakers

Announced Top prospect Joel Embiid had two screws placed in his right foot during surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture that could cause him to fall in next week’s …


NCAA president: Pay could destroy college sports

NCAA President Mark Emmert on Thursday offered defense of the amateur status of college athletes, insisting that any form of paying players would destroy the popularity of college sports. Serving …


Washington State LB Ivan McLennan arrested for brandishing a gun

Washington State linebacker Ivan McLennan was arrested on Sunday for unlawful handling of weapons capable of producing bodily harm after pointing a nonlethal pellet gun at a student, a gross …


Eastern Michigan to play football on concrete-gray turf

YPSILANTI, Mich. – Eastern Michigan football coach Chris Creighton wants his team to have the attitude that it will play anyone, anywhere. “We’ll play in a parking lot on glass,” …


College World Series invades Omaha

The College World Series begins today, and predicting a winner is as hard as hitting a ball out of the cavernous TD Ameritrade Park. Of the eight teams that made …


Jim Hayford gets new contract with Eastern worth $117,000 a year

Eastern Washington University basketball coach Jim Hayford has a new five-year contract and a big raise, the school confirmed Friday.


In brief: Donald Sterling says no deal, decides to sue NBA

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion …


Trial that could reshape college athletics begins

Some believe it could upend the way college sports operate. Others say Ed O’Bannon’s legal crusade against the NCAA already has. Five years after the former UCLA basketball star filed …


Paul Newberry: It’s time for NCAA to end charade

It’s been another glorious week in college athletics. Alabama’s Nick Saban finalized a new contract worth nearly $7 million a year, only to get one-upped – or should we say …


Smaller schools hope they don’t get left behind

Boise State has proven that it can compete with the elite of college football. Schools like Butler and VCU have shown they can beat teams from the biggest conferences during …


Kentucky gives John Calipari 7-year, $52.5 million deal

Kentucky has given coach John Calipari a seven-year, $52.5 million contract extension that will pay a base package of $6.5 million next season and $8 million over each of the …


Pundits pick Eagles as top FCS team

Eastern Washington is No.1 … in the magazine aisle at your local supermarket. That will have to do for now – the college football season is 11 weeks away – …


Pundits pick Eastern Washington as top FCS team

Eastern Washington is No.1 … in the magazine aisle at your local supermarket.


WSU men’s basketball hires conditioning coach

Washington State men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent announced Wednesday that Scott Thom will join the program as the Cougars’ strength and conditioning coach. Thom spent four years as strength and …


John Blanchette: Cougars’ grand unveiling

PULLMAN – Darryl Monroe is one of the players who have been allowed to kick the tires on Washington State’s new Cougar Football Complex, and here’s what he likes best: …