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Several EWU players, coaches head into new roles with football team

For several Eastern Washington football players and coaches, the first day of spring practice offered the perfect time for a fresh start.


Connor Halliday, Vince Mayle stage outdoor Pro Day in Pullman

PULLMAN – Neither Connor Halliday nor Vince Mayle have had an easy journey from Washington State to the NFL, so it was fitting that during a Pro Day workout in …


Woman recants allegation ex-Alabama player assaulted her

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The woman who said former Alabama football player Jonathan Taylor assaulted her has recanted the allegations and was arrested. The 24-year-old woman, who has not been identified, …


Eagles excited to kick off spring football

The Eastern Washington football players will hit the ground running even faster this spring, coach Beau Baldwin believes. His players got bigger after another winter of conditioning – no surprise …


Whitworth puts on playoff faces early

PULLMAN – A week ago Whitworth baseball coach Dan Ramsay told his players that it was time to start growing out their playoff beards. “But coach,” they replied. “The playoffs …


Three decide to transfer from WSU men’s basketball

PULLMAN – Aaron Cheatum, Jackie Davis and Trevor Dunbar will transfer out of the Washington State basketball program and have been granted their releases, the school announced Tuesday. “We appreciate …


Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd top AP women’s All-America team

Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart (pictured) and Notre Dame’s Jewell Loyd are unanimous selections for the 2014-15 AP women’s All-America team. South Carolina junior Tiffany Mitchell, Baylor sophomore Nina Davis and Minnesota …


WSU spring football: Competition the focus of Cougs’ camp

PULLMAN – Washington State faces far more uncertainty than last spring, and maybe that’s a good thing. A year ago the Cougars entered spring practice and everybody knew that Connor …


Area roundup: Taylor Jones’ home run rallies Zags past Cougs

Taylor Jones’ first home run of the season – a two-run shot – was the big blow in a three-run sixth inning as the Gonzaga Bulldogs rallied for a 5-4 …


No. 1 seed Gamecocks, No. 2 Seminoles meet in regional final

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Dawn Staley has spent seven years building South Carolina’s program to get to this point – past the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16, playing to reach the Final …


No. 1 seed Maryland ousts Duke in Spokane regional semifinals

Brenda Frese has no problem with her Maryland women’s basketball team missing shots. What Frese can’t abide is passing up an open shot.


Blog matters: WSU, UI spring football


G&T Grip on Sports: This GU team is no Cinderella

Saturday: There was something magical about Gonzaga’s run to the Elite Eight in 1999. A scrappy bunch of Bulldogs did the unexpected, shocking the nation with crashing dunks and deadly …


Seventh-seed Dayton beats Louisville

ALBANY, N.Y. – Dayton and coach Jim Jabir have a new best day. Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and the seventh-seeded Flyers (28-6) continued their improbable run in the NCAA …


AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

Texas has fired men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson made the decision after …


GU-Duke notes: NRG Stadium not a popular place for shooters

While the players and coaches at the South regional in Houston have been reluctant to place any blame for poor shooting on the weird setup of NRG Stadium, the number …


Lady Vols rally to eliminate Gonzaga in Sweet 16

Cierra Burdick scored 22, including four late free throws for the winning points, as Tennessee beat Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime on Saturday in the Arena to advance to the Spokane …


Tough task for Gonzaga, and its fans, against Lady Vols

For Spokane, March doesn’t get much madder than this. The No. 11 seeded Gonzaga women’s basketball team fought its way into the Sweet 16 and earned a chance to play …


Notre Dame eyes history, shot at upsetting No. 1 Kentucky

CLEVELAND – Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms. The pristine season, the presumed NCAA championship, the aura of invincibility and every other plaudit being thrown at the so-good-they’re-scary Wildcats are …


Louisville beats NC State; on to Elite Eight

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville just yet. Anton Gill helped make sure it continues at least one more …


St. John’s basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons

St. John’s split with basketball coach Steve Lavin on Friday after five seasons, announcing the decision a week following the Red Storm’s loss in the first round of the NCAA …


Maryland vs. Duke preview capsule

1: Overall record: 32-2 Overall record: 23-10


Gonzaga vs. Tennessee preview capsule

2: Overall record: 29-5 Overall record: 26-7


Women’s basketball: Notre Dame handles Stanford

Lindsay Allen scored a career-high 28 points to help top-seed Notre Dame defeat Stanford 81-60 in Oklahoma City in the NCAA women’s Sweet 16. Jewell Loyd added 21 points for …


Tough task for Gonzaga, and its fans, against Lady Vols

For Spokane, March doesn’t get much madder than this.


UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2015

Party like it’s 1999: Gonzaga beats UCLA, returns to Elite Eight

HOUSTON - Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 win over …


WSU football: Turnovers key to Alex Grinch’s defense

PULLMAN – A collection of loud roars emerged from the west end zone inside the towering shadow of the Cougar football complex. Senior linebacker Jeremiah Allison came away with the …


Women’s basketball coaches apply varying styles to their successes

As Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier takes her first steps into the limelight this weekend, she’ll join three others who’ve lived there for decades. Brenda Frese of Maryland, Joanne …


Dean Smith’s trust sends $200 checks to his UNC lettermen

Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players – even after his death. Tim Breedlove, the Charlotte-based trustee of the trust that bears the late coach’s name, said …


NC State’s Cat Barber says all is OK with Obama after profanity

N.C. State’s Cat Barber says things are square again with President Barack Obama. Last Saturday night, Barber was caught by TV cameras saying “What … (is) wrong with Barack Obama” …