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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019, 10:54 p.m.

Pac-12 football roundup: Zack Moss sets record, leads No. 13 Utah past No. 17 Arizona St

Zack Moss broke Utah’s career rushing record and scored two touchdowns in the No. 13 Utes’ 21-3 victory over No. 17 Arizona State on a rainy Saturday night in Salt …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 10:07 p.m.

How we voted: Utah moves up a few more places in our poll after passing eye test against Washington State

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 62 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 poll this season. Every week throughout the 2019 season, he’ll break down …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 6:49 p.m.

Washington State rewind: Mike Leach calls out ‘soft’ Cougs

A 38-13 loss to the 19th-ranked Utes on Saturday night in Salt Lake City unearthed a new set of problems for the Cougars, who take a much-needed bye week before …

Analysis: Washington State offense, defense trade struggles in 38-13 loss to No. 19 Utah

The Utes’ offense punished the visitors through the air, on the ground and through the air again, while Utah’s defense stymied Anthony Gordon and the Air Raid en route to …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 12:02 a.m.

John Blanchette: Whatever you choose to call it, Washington State shows lack of electricity

Larry Scott can’t get his league’s games on DirecTV, and now he can’t get them on Dish, either. But apparently he has enough pull to harness lightning.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 12:02 a.m.

TV Take: Tyler Huntley, defense leave Utah fans dancing in the rain after dominant victory over Washington State

Thunder. Lightning. Rain. And a dominating Utah defense. All were part of Fox Sports 1’s Saturday night broadcast from Salt Lake City that also included Washington State, if only peripherally.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 11:57 p.m.

Difference makers: Tyler Huntley contributes four touchdowns for Utah in blowout win

Difference makers from Utah’s 38-13 win over Washington State at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 9:55 p.m.

Washington State to play without inside WR Brandon Arconado; Utah RB Zack Moss sidelined

Brandon Arconado, who leads Washington State in receiving yards (352) and is second in total receptions (25) did not travel with the team to Salt Lake City after leaving last …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 12:15 a.m.

Recap and highlights: No. 19 Utah storms past Washington State, 38-13, in rainy Salt Lake City

Worn down by Utah’s offense, Washington State lost its second consecutive game to start Pac-12 Conference play, 38-13, on a rainy Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

The pick: Why No. 19 Utah will beat Washington State

Any concerns I have about the No. 19 Utes are now overshadowed by the ones I have about the Cougars. For the first time this season, Anthony Gordon and the …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 6:52 p.m.

Consecutive Pac-12 losses could spell doom for Washington State or Utah

There is still an avenue to the Pac-12 championship game for teams that open the conference season with consecutive losses, and there’s even a precedent for it. Not much of …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 6:58 p.m.

Two-minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against No. 19 Utah

The keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Utah Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

Washington State defense has room to improve after first four games, but history is not on its side

In the wake of losing the highest-scoring football game in Pac-12 history, the Washington State defense is looking to bounce back against a Utah team that might be without two …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019, 7:03 p.m.

Washington State mailbag: In the aftermath of UCLA, how do the Cougars rebound and who steps up as leader of the defense?

In this week’s mailbag, we discuss Washington State’s morale coming out of the first loss of the season, how the depth chart looks after four weeks and what the Cougars …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 10 p.m.

Washington State could have big opportunity in passing game if Utah employs man coverage

Utah’s defensive backs pressed up against the chests of USC’s wide receivers. They scaled them like jungle gyms. They made attempts to bump the big, strong wideouts off the ball, …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 6:20 p.m.

Pac-12 picks: USC takes on Washington in interconference duel with heavy ramifications

Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson picks Week 5 of the Pac-12 college football season.

Status of Utah’s Tyler Huntley, Zack Moss in question ahead of matchup with Washington State

Utah’s backfield could be depleted when the No. 19 Utes host Washington State this Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 3:12 p.m.

First look: Washington State at No. 19 Utah

Washington State (3-1, 0-1) goes to Salt Lake City for its first true road game of the 2019 season to face No. 19 Utah (3-1, 0-1).

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

Top 25 football roundup: Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah 30-23

Fink, a junior who nearly transferred last spring, went 21 of 30 with three touchdown passes for USC after taking over when freshman Kedon Slovis left with an undisclosed injury …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 10:03 p.m.

Triple-threat: Washington State must stop trio of the Pac-12’s best running backs to open conference slate

Gouged by the likes of Patrick Carr and Milo Hall the last two weeks, the Washington State Cougars’ front seven is about to face three of the best ball carriers …

Big man’s game: USC needs more from O-line vs. No. 10 Utah

Southern California coach Clay Helton has no illusions about where the Pac-12 South showdown Friday against No. 10 Utah will be decided.

Washington State, Utah draw evening kickoff for Sept. 28 game in Salt Lake City

College football fans out east will have to bend their curfew to catch one of the marquee games of the Pac-12 season next Saturday.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 7:17 p.m.

Washington State moves up to No. 22 in Associated Press Top 25 poll

A 51-point win over an underwhelming New Mexico State team didn’t do much for Washington State in terms of the Associated Press Top 25 poll, but the Cougars did climb …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 10:32 p.m.

Pac-12 college football roundup: Michael Warren, Desmond Ridder lead Cincinnati to season-opening win over UCLA

Warren finished with 92 yards on 26 carries while Ridder was going 18 for 26 for 242 yards.

Utes tabbed as Pac-12 preseason football favorite

Utah was the winner of the Pac-12’s preseason football media poll. The steady Utes realize they’ve got a golden opportunity to make a Rose Bowl run in a conference with …

Media pegs Washington State for fourth-place finish in Pac-12 North

It could be another successful season for Mike Leach and Washington State, but the league’s media members don’t think the Cougars have the making of a Pac-12 North contender, picking …

UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 6:29 p.m.

Gonzaga basketball will face Portland and Pacific once during 16-game conference schedule

Gonzaga knows it’ll play seven conference foes twice and two opponents just once under the WCC’s new scheduling system.

College baseball: Utah edges Washington State with two-run seventh inning

Matt Richardson’s RBI single to right field in the seventh inning Friday snapped a 1-all tie and Utah held on to defeat Washington State 2-1 in the middle game of …

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 7:09 p.m.

Briley Knight’s homer lifts Utah over Washington State

Briley Knight hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning, and Utah rallied to defeat Washington State 6-4 Thursday at Smith’s Ballpark in the opener of a three-game series.

UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 5:35 p.m.

Donny Daniels leaving Gonzaga, dialing back after four decades in coaching

Assistant Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga, but he’s not quite ready to completely call it quits after four decades in the coaching profession. He’s expected to join Utah’s staff as …