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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 1:50 a.m.

Washington State’s Blake Mazza nails first game-winning field goal of career in win over Stanford

Anticipating Blake Mazza’s right leg would probably determine WSU’s fate at some point this year, the Cougars began their screaming ritual just last week. Their timing, suffice it to say, …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

Analysis: No. 14 Washington State uses second-half surge to claw back, top 24th-ranked Stanford

WSU quite easily could’ve been the next victim on a bizarre day for the Pac-12 – one that saw Cal upset No. 15 UW, Oregon State stun Colorado for its …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:12 p.m.

John Blanchette: In unpredictable Pac-12, Washington State continues to be the cream of the crop

There were a lot of 6-6s projected, or maybe five wins and you could even find a 3-9 prediction or two out there, though that seemed the fuzziest of math …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Difference makers: Blake Mazza boots Washington State into Pac-12 North lead with win over Stanford

Difference makers from Washington State’s 41-38 victory over Stanford

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

TV Take: Well-known Washington State impresses Pac-12 Network broadcasters again in win over Stanford

With familiarity comes respect, if the familiar relationship is a respectful one. Such is the case with the Pac-12 Network’s top football announcing duo, Ted Robinson and Yogi Roth, and …

Corner Sean Harper Jr. not available for Washington State-Stanford, but D-end Nnamdi Oguayo could return

For the second straight game, Washington State will be shorthanded in its defensive secondary.

The pick: Why Washington State will beat Stanford

Finesse team? Stanford isn’t quite there yet. Nevertheless, the team Washington State will see on Saturday in the Bay Area promises to look much different than the rugged, grind-it-out teams …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

With historic weekend in rearview mirror, Washington State guarding against letdown versus Stanford

There’s been plenty of talk this week about hangovers – not all of it necessarily pertaining to what students may have been feeling the morning after a watershed day for …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 7:27 p.m.

Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Stanford

The keys to a potential Washington State victory Saturday against Stanford at Stanford Stadium.

Gardner Minshew’s NFL Draft stock is not only existent, but soaring at midpoint of Washington State season

The Spokesman-Review caught up with three experts to glean more insight on Minshew, his soaring NFL stock and even his … Heisman Trophy candidacy?

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:48 p.m.

With Bryce Love hobbling and options aplenty at WR, Stanford offense has taken on different look in 2018

The Cardinal have put the ball on the ground 209 times this season and thrown it 216. In 2017, Stanford ran it 480 times and passed it 363. In 2016, …

Stanford’s David Shaw wins Dodd Trophy as coach of the year

David Shaw of Stanford has won the Dodd Trophy as coach of the year. No. 15 Stanford finished 9-5 with a 37-35 Alamo Bowl loss to No. 13 TCU on …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

A first, a last: With family making first visit from American Samoa, WSU’s Frankie Luvu readies for last home game

WSU’s starting Rush linebacker has a group of relatives traveling more than 5,000 miles to see the 25th-ranked Cougars play 18th-ranked Stanford on Senior Day.

Cougars just miss against No. 8 Stanford

The few yards that separated Erik Powell’s only bad kick from the uprights encompassed so much.

First Look: Stanford at WSU

If the Cougars beat Stanford, they and the Cardinal will be the only Pac-12 North teams with just one loss and WSU will own the tie-breaker.

Suddenly, Cougars in spotlight as Stanford game approaches

It has been said that the Washington State football program lost its innocence when it fired Paul Wulff. Now it’s lost its anonymity, too.

Bully pulpit

STANFORD, Calif. – The setting was ripe for an upset. A tepid crowd came to watch a team on the brink of falling out of the national rankings against a …

WSU-Stanford: Jacob Thorpe’s keys to the game

2: What went wrong Washington State was rarely able to get the Stanford offense off the field and the Cardinal averaged 7.3 yards per play. The Cardinal defense was well …

Cougars without a pair of starting receivers

STANFORD, Calif. – The Cougars were down a pair of starting receivers during Friday night’s game. Kristoff Williams practiced some last week but did not take the field and didn’t …

Washington State at Stanford

When/where: Friday, 6 p.m., Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto, California TV: ESPN

Cougs still have goals despite loss

PULLMAN – Over the past three weeks the Washington State football team has been the very definition of competitive, winning a game by a single point and then losing one …

Cougars still have their goals despite loss

Washington State has played half of its regular season, and for a month looked like a good Pac-12 team.

USC-Stanford battle royale

Last year the biggest game of coach Steve Sarkisian’s season was lost on the final drive when his Washington Huskies were unable to score one last time and pull the …

Pac-12 notes: Cardinal won’t rest on laurels

PULLMAN – With last Thursday’s 26-20 win over No. 2 Oregon, Stanford assumed the Ducks’ mantle as the premier team in the Pac-12. Having already beaten Pac-12 South contend- ers …

Pac-12 notes: Cardinal won’t rest on laurels

With last Thursday’s 26-20 win over No. 2 Oregon, Stanford assumed the Ducks’ mantle as the premier team in the Pac-12. Having already beaten Pac-12 South contend- ers Arizona State …

Gerhart transcends football

PULLMAN – There’s no doubt that Ralph Waldo Emerson’s wisdom is taught at Stanford. And it sure seems like Toby Gerhart took the class. After all, the famous transcendental poet …