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UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019

Highly coveted forward Kuany Kuany chooses Cal over Washington State, Nevada

Kuany, the three-star Australian big man who’d narrowed his list of finalists down to WSU, California and Nevada, made his highly-anticipated college commitment Thursday, choosing the Golden Bears over the …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019

Steve Alford says he’s in Nevada for the long haul

New Nevada coach Steve Alford says he’s hungry for the chance to take the Wolf Pack to the next level. About 300 supporters joined cheerleaders and a pep band at …

UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019

Nevada quickly hires Steve Alford to replace Eric Musselman

Nevada moved quickly to replace one big-name coach with another. Nevada hired former UCLA coach Steve Alford three days after Eric Musselman left for Arkansas. Alford returns to the Mountain …

Arkansas tabs Nevada’s Eric Musselman as next coach

Arkansas hired Nevada’s Eric Musselman on Sunday, hoping to get a once-proud program back to an elite level.

College baseball: Nevada rallies late, beats Washington State

Washington State’s sixth-inning lead slipped away in an 8-1 nonconference defeat Friday at Nevada.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019

How we voted: List of unbeatens down to three teams after Nevada’s shocking loss at New Mexico

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …

Nevada beats Arkansas State 16-13 in OT at Arizona Bowl

Reagan Roberson bulldozed through one tackler and dove into the end zone on an 11-yard catch-and-run in overtime, lifting Nevada over Arkansas State 16-13 in the Arizona Bowl.

UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018

Comeback for the ages: Nevada tops Cincinnati 75-73 to reach Sweet 16

Nevada rallied from 22 points down in the final 11 minutes Sunday to stun No. 2 seed Cincinnati 75-73 and earn its second Sweet 16 appearance ever. Josh Hall converted …

Seventh-seeded Nevada rallies, tops Texas 87-83 in overtime

Caleb Martin scored 18 points and made two huge 3-pointers in overtime Friday as Nevada rallied to beat Texas 87-83 for its first NCAA Tournament victory since 2007.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017

Highlights and links: No. 16 Washington State 30, No. 5 USC 27

Live updates from Washington State’s NCAA football game against USC in Pullman on Friday, Sept. 29.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017

Time not on Washington State’s side as Cougars prepare for USC on short week

The Cougars are working with an abbreviated clock this week as they prepare for a visit from the nation’s fifth-best football team.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017

The leftovers: Nuggets, notes & quotes from Washington State’s 45-7 win over Nevada

It wouldn’t be a Saturday without Luke Falk breaking more records and climbing another rung up the Pac-12’s all-time passing ladder. Here are all of the “Falk Facts” you may …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017

Washington State moves up to No. 16 in Associated Press Top 25 while USC stays put at No. 5

After a 45-7 blowout of Nevada Saturday at Martin Stadium, WSU (4-0, 1-0) moved up two spots to No. 16 in the AP Top 25, giving the Cougars the highest …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017

Washington State freshman WR Bell bringing upbeat attitude, production to Cougars

Bell turned four passes into 113 receiving yards Saturday night and the inside receiver has been one of Luke Falk’s best safety valves this season despite debuting as a Pac-12 …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

No Peyton Pelluer, no problem for Washington State defense

When Washington State coach Mike Leach was asked about the obvious absence of his prized linebacker, Peyton Pelluer, on Saturday, the never-speak-of-an-injury Leach wouldn’t recognize the fact he didn’t register …

Washington State’s Luke Falk, now with 103 TD passes, continues to ascend all-time lists

When Luke Falk connected with Tavares Martin Jr. on a 40-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of Washington State’s 45-7 victory over visiting Nevada on Saturday, it marked Falk’s …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Washington State defense nearly had another shutout in big win over Nevada

Not since 1981 had Washington State’s defense posted multiple shutouts in the same season.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Hercules Mata’afa leads day of dominance for Washington State defense

Washington State’s defensive line – primarily defensive tackle Hercules Mata’afa – disconcerted Nevada, sacking quarterback Kaymen Cureton four times in the first quarter of the Cougars’ 45-7 victory on Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Vince Grippi’s three takes: This Cougars team continues to show special qualities

The signs were there before the season began. This Washington State football team could be something special.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

No. 18 Washington State blasts Nevada 45-7 as Luke Falk throws for 5 TD passes

The 18th-ranked Cougars led by 35 points at halftime and Luke Falk had another mega passing day as WSU dispatched Nevada 45-7 in front of 30,317 fans in Pullman to …

Washington State-Nevada to experiment with shortened 15-minute halftime today

Washington State and Nevada will return to the field for the second half five minutes earlier than normal this afternoon.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Highlights and links: No. 18 Washington State 45, Nevada 7

Live updates from Washington State’s NCAA football game against Nevada in Pullman on Saturday, Sept. 23.

The pick: Why Washington State will beat Nevada

No longer are the Washington State Cougars losing to vastly inferior football programs. It seems they’ve passed that ailment over to the Nevada Wolf Pack.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017

Washington State, Nevada football programs have plenty in common

The Cougars will face variations of the spread offense throughout the year, but Mike Leach’s system is a breed of its own, with a handful of stylistic twists WSU probably …

Two-minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Nevada

Theo Lawson’s keys for a possible Washington State victory over Nevada on Saturday at Martin Stadium.

The architect, his pupil, and his son: Hal Mumme, Mike Leach and Matt Mumme are wedded to the Air Raid offense

The year was 2000 and Matt Mumme had decided to tag along with his father, Hal, for an American Football Coaches Association convention in Florida. The two were strolling through …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017

As he continues to seek work in NFL, Colin Kaepernick has two major supporters at Washington State

Colin Kaepernick is still out of work and that’s a hard pill for many fans to swallow – including two Washington State assistants who remain close to the ex-San Francisco …

Kaleb Fossum’s return to Washington State could be spoiled by knee injury

PULLMAN – Former Washington State football player Kaleb Fossum may not get the Pullman Homecoming he’d planned on. Fossum, a former walk-on wide receiver/returner for the Cougars, transferred to Nevada …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017

First look: Nevada at Washington State

What is it? Nevada (0-3, 0-0) comes to Pullman to play No. 18 Washington State (3-0, 0-0) in the Cougars’ final nonconference game of the season. Where is it? Martin …

Morris leads Iowa State past Nevada in NCAA Tournament

Monte Morris delivered another solid all-around performance. Deonte Burton, Naz Mitrou-Long and Matt Thomas took turns coming up with big plays.