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Cougars after fresh start

It only happened once last season. And it came in the season’s third game. The “it” would be a Washington State University football victory, of which there have been just …


Jeff Tuel vs. Brandon Weeden

PULLMAN – They both threw high-velocity fastballs. But those heaters ended up headed in different directions. Brandon Weeden’s led him into the grow-up-fast world of minor league baseball, a playground …


Cougars to play 11 in row without bye

The Washington State football team faces an 11-game stretch without a bye this season.


First Look: WSU at Oklahoma State

With a new offensive coordinator, a new offense, a new quarterback, four new starters on the offensive line and nine new starters on defense, this is a rebuilding year for …


WSU’s Andrei Lintz follows Michael Roos to Paul Wulff

PULLMAN – Given that only 189 miles separates Tallin, Estonia and St. Petersburg, Russia, college football coaches might want to start making stops at both on recruiting trips.


Neck injury ends career for WSU football player

A neck injury has ended the college football career of Washington State safety LeAndre Daniels.


Cougar linebacker enjoying switch to outside

Ask Washington State University linebacker coach Travis Niekamp which of his backers has surprised him the most this fall, and he hems and haws. He really doesn’t want to heap …


Kooyman represents Cougars

PASADENA, Calif. – There is no way Kevin Kooyman thought he would get the call. There was no way the defensive end would ever represent Washington State University at the …


Cougars tab Tuel as starting QB

PASADENA – Washington State coach Paul Wulff made official Thursday what most everyone else thought all along. Sophomore quarterback Jeff Tuel is the team’s starter.


Cougs picked to finish last; Oregon first

PASADENA, Calif. — Oregon has been picked to win the Pac-10 in the preseason media poll, edging longtime favorite Southern California by three points.


WSU’s Dan Spitz ruled ineligible

PULLMAN – Dan Spitz, a redshirt sophomore defensive tackle, was ruled ineligible for the first nine games of the Washington State University 2010 football season for failing an NCAA-mandated drug …


Wulff searches for intensity

PULLMAN – There is an importance to tonight’s Washington State University spring game that goes beyond coach Paul Wulff’s desire for a hard-fought contest. “We haven’t practiced a lot in …


Wulff well aware of positives, negatives his charges possess

PULLMAN – Coming to a close is Paul Wulff’s third spring as head football coach at Washington State, or the second anniversary of when – with garbage-can lids a-crashing about …


Cougs’ practice sets up spring game

PULLMAN – It was a well-rested group of Washington State University football players who took the field Thursday for what was supposed to be the final spring practice. The reason …


Cougars toughen up at tight end position

PULLMAN – As a disappointing season wore on last fall, injuries and a lack of productivity combined to make the tight end position almost irrelevant in the Washington State University …


WSU offense shows progress at scrimmage

PULLMAN – In the week leading up to the second scrimmage of the spring, Washington State University football coach Paul Wulff emphasized it was time for the offense to take …


Cougars reach halfway point

PULLMAN – Somewhere around 4:50 Thursday afternoon, the Washington State Cougars passed the halfway point in their 2010 spring football practices. A little more than an hour later, coach Paul …


WSU secondary takes up challenge

PULLMAN – Before spring football practice began, Washington State University coach Paul Wulff made it clear to his team how many returning starters there were. Everyone, Wulff told them earlier …


Sports in brief: Kramer fills WSU noncoaching role

College football: Former Eastern Washington head coach Mike Kramer (pictured) has been hired as football operations assistant at Washington State. In the position, which reports to operations coordinator Shawn Deeds, …


Red-letter day near

PULLMAN – Paul Wulff can’t wait for Wednesday. Think a kid the week before Christmas. Think vacationer en route to Hawaii. Think fly fisherman headed to St. Joe’s mayfly hatch.


Another tarnished Cup

SEATTLE – The 102nd version of the Apple Cup – for the uninitiated, the annual rivalry football game between Washington State University and the University of Washington – will take …


UCLA at WSU

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday. TV: FSN (delayed to 7 p.m.) Site: Martin Stadium, Pullman


WSU at Cal

Time: 1:30 p.m. (PDT) Saturday TV: None The records: WSU (1-5, 0-5 in Pac-10); Cal (4-2; 1-2)


Banged-up Cougars need bye

PULLMAN – Washington State University is at the halfway point of its season. Six games down, six to go, split by maybe the most needed bye week in the school’s …


WSU’s Montgomery out for season

PULLMAN – Junior running back James Montgomery underwent emergency surgery Sunday on his left calf and will be lost for the season.


Anderson ends WSU football career

PULLMAN – Jeshua Anderson, Washington State University’s second-leading receiver last season, has decided to put away his football gear to concentrate on track full-time, the school said Wednesday.


Cougs focus on fresh start

PULLMAN – Washington State University football coach Paul Wulff is already tired of hearing about last season. And the new season doesn’t even start until this afternoon.


Pac-10 picks

Another year, another week of my guesses, er, picks. But really, trying to decipher season-opening games is more slightly educated guess than statistic-driven choice.


Levenseller transfers to EWU

Sophomore quarterback J.T. Levenseller has transferred from Washington State University to Eastern Washington University and will play football for the Eagles, Eastern head coach Beau Baldwin has announced.


Sterk says comments “inappropriate”

PULLMAN – It doesn’t take much to heat up a rivalry – or take it to a new level. Washington State and Washington compete on the athletic fields, vie for …