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UPDATED: Tue., May 26, 2020

Pac-12 allows voluntary in-person workouts beginning June 15; Washington State preparing for ‘phased-in return’

Student-athletes in the Pac-12 Conference will be allowed to return to their respective campuses as early as June 15 for voluntary in-person workouts, the league announced Tuesday, but it’ll be …


UPDATED: Tue., May 26, 2020

Gonzaga commit Jalen Suggs named MaxPreps male athlete of the year

Jalen Suggs added another prestigious honor to his growing awards collection.


Texas Tech’s Davide Moretti turning pro back home in Italy

Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti is skipping his final season to turn pro with Olimpia Milano is his home country of Italy


Networks, conferences delay announcing early-season college football games due to COVID-19 concerns

College football conferences and television networks have agreed to hold off on announcing start times for early-season games


UPDATED: Tue., May 26, 2020

After roaring start, Coeur d’Alene’s Kyle Manzardo becomes first Washington State All-American since 2006

While it’s still too early to determine where Manzardo sits among WSU’s all-time greats, he is the first Cougar to earn All-American honors from


UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020

Larry Stone: Coronavirus shutdown adds to degree of difficulty for first-year Huskies football coach Jimmy Lake

When Jimmy Lake was hired as Washington’s football coach in December to replace Chris Petersen, athletic director Jen Cohen referred to him as “the right guy at the right time.”


Report: Marvin Cannon becomes second Washington State player to enter transfer portal

Marvin Cannon entered the NCAA transfer portal a year ago, browsing his options outside of Washington State until he ultimately returned to Pullman to play for first-year coach Kyle Smith.


UPDATED: Sat., May 23, 2020

Former Gonzaga forward Ira Brown recovers from ‘very mild’ case of coronavirus

Ira Brown knew he wasn’t feeling right. He wasn’t too alarmed, but he sensed his body was fighting off something.


UPDATED: Sat., May 23, 2020

‘The Kennedy experience.’ Could Washington State land all three coveted WRs from 4A powerhouse in Seattle area?

On Feb. 28, the day before prospective college football players were allowed to start visiting campuses as part of the NCAA’s “quiet period,” an Alaska Airlines jet carrying three of …


UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020

Former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf reportedly arrested on misdemeanor domestic battery charge

Ryan Leaf, the former Washington State quarterback and No. 2 overall NFL draft pick who recovered from substance abuse problems to carve out a career as a color analyst for …


UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

Southeastern Conference schools will be able to bring athletes in all sports back to campus for voluntary activities starting June 8 at the discretion of each university. The SEC’s announcement …


UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020

Melbourne’s Nick Haberer, a product of prominent Australian punting program, commits to Washington State

Haberer made a social media announcement at 4 p.m. Pacific – and 9 a.m. on Saturday in his hometown of Melbourne – thanking Rolovich and special teams coordinator Mike Ghobrial, …


UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020

Big Sky men’s, women’s basketball to play shortened conference schedule

The Big Sky’s women’s and men’s basketball teams will compete in a 16-game conference schedule during the 2020-21 season, the conference office announced Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2020

Washington State picks up third commitment in four days from Yakima linebacker Ryan Kershaw

For the third time in four days, Washington State added to its 2021 recruiting class – and added a piece to Jake Dickert’s defense – when the Cougars snagged a …


Lessons from 1918: Old pandemic is a murky guide for sports

A century ago, college sports in the United States was hit hard by the Spanish flu pandemic.


What will fan attendance look like if college football returns? Here’s how Washington State and Washington are preparing

If fans are allowed to attend football games at UW and WSU in 2020, don’t expect sold-out stadiums. “There’s every expectation that there will be social distancing measures that have …


UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020

NCAA decision to allow voluntary activities could have different implications for local schools

A key decision pertaining to the return of college athletics was made on Wednesday when the NCAA’s Division I Council voted to lift a moratorium on voluntary athletic activities for …


UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020

In-state recruiting efforts pay off for Washington State as Mt. Si’s Andrew Edson commits to Cougars

When he woke up Wednesday morning, Andrew Edson still had not been offered by the new coaching staff at Washington State, or any Pac-12 Conference football program for that matter. …


UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020

Gonzaga moves up to No. 1 in ESPN’s way-too-early rankings

ESPN bumped Gonzaga into the top spot in its latest rankings released Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020

Stephen F. Austin gets postseason bans, forfeits wins

Stephen F. Austin received postseason bans for having low scores on the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate and agreed Wednesday to several sanctions including probation, scholarship reductions and the forfeiture of …


UPDATED: Tue., May 19, 2020

Sixteen local Division I teams earn APR perfection; Idaho men’s basketball posts troubling four-year total

Sixteen athletic programs from local Division I colleges have achieved perfection according to the NCAA’s latest Academic Progress Rate report, while one other came dangerously close to incurring a potential …


UPDATED: Mon., May 18, 2020

Florida defensive end Xavier Young becomes fourth Washington State commit in 2021 class

After securing three commitments from offensive players on the West Coast the last three weeks, Washington State’s 2021 recruiting class took a few different turns on Monday night.


Appeals court upholds injunction against NCAA on education expenses

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower-court ruling prohibiting the NCAA from limiting compensation for education-related expenses for student-athletes.


UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020

Petrino, Vandal football program has been continuing business as usual during pandemic

At this point, it’s clear all the 2020 college football season’s participants will be a bit off their routines.


UW AD Jen Cohen says potential financial impact from coronavirus ranges from ‘kind of manageable to devastating’

It’s entirely possible that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, UW sporting events could be played this fall without fans in attendance, pushed to the winter or spring – or, …


UPDATED: Thu., May 14, 2020

Season ticket holders at Washington State offered three options in case football season is canceled, altered

Even as Washington State plans for a normal, 12-game football schedule, the Cougars have also outlined strategies for their season ticket holders in case the season is altered or scrapped …


Ten Gonzaga sports teams earn APR Public Recognition Awards

Ten Gonzaga sports teams earned Annual Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition Awards, according to NCAA. Gonzaga paced the WCC with the most teams honored, edging out Santa Clara (nine).


UPDATED: Tue., May 12, 2020

Pac-12 football coaches pitch uniform start to season

Some Pac-12 football coaches are pitching an NCAA-mandated uniform start to the season.


UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2020

Offensive guard Brock Dieu selects Washington State over Arizona State, Oregon and Ivy League suitors

On Wednesday, new coach Nick Rolovich got his third commitment in the class from Brock Dieu, a three-star offensive guard from Casteel High School in Queen Creek, Arizona.


UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020

Big Sky Conference allows schools to make decision on when to resume sports

Big Sky Conference officials won’t dictate when member schools like Eastern Washington and Idaho can resume play. They’re letting the schools decide.