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Grip on sports: NCAA rule gives athletes like Vernon Adams a brighter spotlight

Thursday: Once a player enrolls in a college, he’s no longer being recruited right? After all, when a prospective student-athlete (as the NCAA calls recruits) signs a letter of intent, …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 1, 2015

Game, set, match: Gonzaga rides big-man trio to lopsided victory over Memphis

Przemek Karnowski scored 17 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 15 to help No. 3 Gonzaga beat Memphis 82-64 on Saturday night for its 15th straight victory.


Washington State edges Stanford

DaVonte Lacy scored 25 points and Ny Redding sank two free throws with 5.5 seconds left to lift Washington State to an 89-88 win over Stanford on Saturday in Pac-12 …


Eastern Washington rallies past Idaho

Drew Brandon capped a furious rally with a buzzer-beating layup to force overtime and finished a rebound shy of a triple-double on Saturday as Eastern Washington defeated Idaho 98-95 at …


EWU football assistants play musical chairs

In the first significant staff shake-up in Beau Baldwin’s seven years as football coach at Eastern Washington, he has promoted safeties coach Jeff Schmedding to defensive coordinator. In changes announced …


Whitworth women win

The No. 17 Whitworth women’s basketball team had one of those nights when the easy shots wouldn’t fall. But its defense carried the Pirates Friday night in a 56-46 win …


No. 2 Virginia, Tony Bennett poised for another ACC title run

Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work. A season later, the No. 2 …


No. 21 Whitworth stops Lewis & Clark in OT

Lewis & Clark missed two late free throws that resulted in overtime and the Whitworth Pirates rallied to defeat the Pioneers 68-60 on Friday night at Whitworth Fieldhouse. The 21st-ranked …


No. 3 Gonzaga looking forward to nonconference challenge vs. Memphis

Gonzaga’s opportunities to make a favorable impression in national circles tend to dwindle this time of year. Right or wrong, the perception is if the Zags win another WCC title …


No. 3 Gonzaga looking forward to nonconference challenge vs. Memphis

Gonzaga’s opportunities to make a favorable impression in national circles tend to dwindle this time of year.


Beau Baldwin shakes up football staff, names Jeff Schmedding defensive coordinator

In the first significant staff shake-up in Beau Baldwin’s seven years as football coach at Eastern Washington, he has promoted safeties coach Jeff Schmedding to defensive coordinator.


Eastern grants quarterback Vernon Adams a release to explore opportunity at Oregon

In the wake of news that quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. is contemplating a transfer to the University of Oregon, the Eastern Washington Athletic Department issued a statement Thursday clarifying its …


EWU football coach Beau Baldwin provided raise

Even though he was mentioned as a candidate at other schools, Eastern Washington University football coach Beau Baldwin has signed a new 5-year contract, worth an additional $45,293 annually, to …


NCAA basketball players often required to adjust to home team’s ball

When it comes to shooting a basketball, Ryan Boatright, like any player, must adjust to the setting. The lighting of the arena, the softness of the rims, the give of …


Big Sky basketball: Sacramento State wins fifth straight

Mikh McKinney had 23 points and eight assists, and Dylan Garrity scored 18 on Thursday night to help Sacramento State pull away from Montana State for a 75-59 win in …


Newsmakers

Signed The Seattle Mariners have signed catcher John Baker to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training. The Mariners announced the signing after Baker, 34, passed a physical. …


Golden Bears snap six-game losing streak at WSU’s expense

PULLMAN – Washington State’s game plan against California was to stick with what worked in their previous win over the Bears: Dominate inside and contain Jordan Wallace. The Cougars struggled …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 29, 2015

Golden Bears snap six-game losing streak at WSU’s expense

PULLMAN – Washington State’s game plan against California was to stick with what worked in their previous win over the Bears: Dominate inside and contain Jordan Wallace.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 29, 2015

Kevin Pangos sets Gonzaga record in win over Portland

Kevin Pangos was just doing what he usually does. He was putting up extra shots Wednesday night in the Martin Centre. Portland was practicing in the McCarthey Athletic Center.


WSU, California enter matchup in similar situation

PULLMAN – Neither California nor Washington State is in position for one game to matter much in the final conference standings. There is no Pac-12 tournament bye on the line, …


New WSU assistants will make more than predecessors

PULLMAN – Washington State’s budget for assistant football coaches increased significantly for the second consecutive season because of two new coaches who will each make more than their predecessors. New …


Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

A Nashville, Tennessee, jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and …


Gonzaga notes: WCC steps up nationally, on offense

Here are the first four items mentioned in this week’s WCC media release: Two WCC teams (BYU and Gonzaga) rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring. The WCC is …


Eric Mele officially takes over special teams, Brian Odom joins WSU football staff

PULLMAN – Washington State coach Mike Leach announced on Tuesday that Eric Mele has been named special teams coordinator at WSU. Mele took over as the interim coordinator after Eric …


Gonzaga notes: WCC steps up nationally, on offense

Here are the first four items mentioned in this week’s WCC media release: Two WCC teams (BYU and Gonzaga) rank in the top 10 nationally in scoring.


Women’s college basketball: Gonzaga hitting stride

Halfway through the league, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team has answered every West Coast Conference challenge as it heads into a week with only one game.


Krzyzewski first to 1,000 victories after win at MSG

NEW YORK – Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past …


Vandals use quick start to edge Bears

Mike Scott subtly shook his head in disappointment when reminded of two missed free throws that could’ve changed Idaho’s fate for the worse Saturday evening at the Cowan Spectrum. With …


WCC roundup: Brad Waldow, Garrett Jackson lead Saint Mary’s over Portland

Brad Waldow had 19 points and nine rebounds, Garrett Jackson added 18 and eight, and Saint Mary’s overcame a slow start to beat host Portland 74-64 Saturday. The Gaels scored …


In brief: Frank Kaminsky leads Badgers over Wolverines

COLLEGE MEN: Frank Kaminsky scored eight of his 22 points in overtime, and No. 6 Wisconsin held off Michigan 69-64 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kaminsky opened the scoring in overtime …