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WSU lineman Dahl now has Halliday’s back

Do the dishes, take out the trash, fold the laundry and don’t forget to seal the edge against some of the biggest, meanest defensive ends in the country.


Youth in the mix as WSU football camp opens

PULLMAN – When the air horn sounds at 3 p.m. today and Washington State football coach Mike Leach gathers his team around him to begin the first of the Cougars’ …


WSU will start spring football with many new faces

When the air horn sounds at 3 p.m. Thursday and Washington State football coach Mike Leach gathers his team around him to begin the first of the Cougars’ spring football …


Colorado State rallies to beat WSU, 48-45

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With just more than 2 minutes left in the New Mexico Bowl, Washington State held an eight-point lead against an opponent which had been outmanned and outclassed …


Breaking down Pac-12 bowl games

The Pac-12 Conference is sending a record nine football teams to play in bowl games to cap the 2013 season, with only Cal and relative conference newcomers Utah and Colorado …


‘Overachiever’ Bosch still in work mode

SEATTLE – Moments after an emotional loss in the Apple Cup, Washington State center Elliott Bosch was talking about going back to Pullman and “making some corrections.” Not the words …


2-minute drill

1 Score early. Washington has been effective when it has been able to get an early lead. When playing from behind, teams stack the box against the Huskies, knowing that …


Dawg collar

SEATTLE – Four years ago Washington State football coach Paul Wulff couldn’t stop Bishop Sankey from switching his pledge at the last minute to play running back for the University …


Stopping Sankey will be key for WSU in Apple Cup

Four years ago Washington State football coach Paul Wulff couldn’t stop Bishop Sankey from switching his pledge at the last minute to play running back for the University of Washington.


Apple Cup: Two-minute drill

Jacob Thorpe predicts the keys to a Washington State win in the Apple Cup would be 1) score early; 2) limit big plays; 3) get the defense off the field …


WSU at Washington

When/Where: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Husky Stadium, Seattle TV: FOX


A WSU victory today at Arizona would go a long way toward displaying progress

TUCSON, Ariz. – A lot has happened since the last time the Washington State football team faced Arizona in 2010. Both programs fired underperforming coaches and hired high-profile replacements known …


Ducks’ Aliotti sorry for rapping Leach

EUGENE – Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti apologized for comments he made following the No. 2 Ducks’ 62-38 football victory over Washington State in which he complained about the Cougars …


“Perfect time” for a bye for Cougars

The Washington State football team is two-thirds of the way through its season and ready for a break. In the words of quarterback Connor Halliday, “It’s kind of a perfect …


OSU at WSU: By the numbers

WSU COUGARS Records: 4-2 overall, 2-1 Pac-12


Cougars need to forget about last year

If you thought the Stanford game was rough for Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday, go back and watch last year’s game against Oregon State.


Cougars see new challenges in facing Oregon State

After an embarrassing loss to Stanford, followed by a welcome victory over California, the Washington State Cougars face a very different but equally difficult test heading into Saturday’s home game …


Plenty at stake for Cougars

Win or lose, Washington State’s football game at California today is full of season-long implications for the Cougars.


WSU-Stanford: 2-minute drill

1 Five guys get tough. WSU’s offensive line had plenty of frustrating games last season, but none more so than when it yielded 10 sacks in a 24-17 loss at …


Cougars make home debut as facilities work progresses

PULLMAN – The RVs pulled into town on Thursday, the customary time of arrival prior to a Washington State home football game. That much hasn’t changed. But plenty in and …


Judge ready to end Leach lawsuits

LUBBOCK, Texas – A judge is preparing to sign final orders to grant summary judgment in favor of Craig James, ESPN Inc. and a public relations firm in lawsuits brought …


Few steps down from U-19 team

Men’s Basketball: Gonzaga coach Mark Few has stepped down as an assistant coach with USA Basketball’s U-19 team. Few, who assisted Billy Donovan on the team last summer, decided he …


WSU ready for spring game

Washington State will play its spring football game Saturday at 2 p.m. at Albi Stadium. Washington State split its roster evenly between a crimson team and a white team, breaking …


Plenty of competition to hold for Cougars

Washington State’s Austin Apodaca, a redshirt freshman quarterback, and Mike Bowlin, a senior kicker and punter, are the top two candidates to be the holder for Andrew Furney’s field-goal and …


Ex-WSU coach Sweeney, 83, dies

FRESNO, Calif. – Former Washington State football coach Jim Sweeney has died at age 83. Fresno State, where Sweeney coached for 19 seasons and retired with a school-record 144 victories, …


Jerome Harrison opens up on benign brain tumor; future in football uncertain

Detroit Lions running back Jerome Harrison spoke publicly in a televised interview on Thursday for the first time since doctors found a benign tumor on his brain last year that …


This Apple Cup not a doorbuster for live audience

It’s Apple Cup Satur … uh, Friday. Just what fan demographic do you suppose they were targeting with this “Eureka!” moment? Guys desperate to get out of Black Friday maneuvers …


Apple Cup: Long leaves solid legacy at WSU

Travis Long’s legacy as a Washington State defensive end/linebacker: ignoring circumstance and setting, ignoring losses and pain and frustration, and just playing football.


Blanchette: Apple Cups ending in 2 are often 10s

The records and the betting line don’t suggest much of a game Friday when Washington State hosts Washington in the 105th Apple Cup. But those numbers may be immaterial. Here’s …


WSU notebook: Apple Cup could be Tuel’s Cougar finale

With one game remaining in the season, Washington State still hasn’t found a starting quarterback.