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WSU running backs coach Jim Mastro believes Colin Kaepernick should use different stage

Colin Kaepernick was one of the most explosive players Jim Mastro ever coached during 10 seasons at Nevada. The current WSU running back coach then coached running backs and quarterbacks …


Area roundup: No. 5 Washington volleyball avoids upset against Idaho

Idaho had a chance at a volleyball upset against No. 5 Washington, but in the end the Huskies prevailed with a 25-18, 19-25, 25-21, 25-16 decision at the Seattle University …


EWU at WSU: Two-minute drill

The Cougars will have more talent at every position except for one. Cooper Kupp is probably the best receiver WSU will face all season, and he will make a case …


WSU receiver Kyle Sweet made early impact with skill, willingness to learn

Washington State wide receiver River Cracraft’s text message to his coach, Mike Leach, was one of just scores of electronic communications received every day by a man who predicts cellphones …


Renard Bell impresses WSU coaches during Thursday scrimmage

Renard Bell played so well during Washington State’s Thursday Night Football scrimmage, the freshman received praise from offense and defensive coaches.


Cougars announce home-and-home agreement with Utah State

Say one thing about those Cougars: When they say “anytime, any place,” they usually live up to the second promise.


Receiver C.J. Dimry shows flash during WSU’s Thursday session

At 6-foot-5, 201 pounds, wide receiver C.J. Dimry presents a matchup issue for almost any defensive back. So what chance do the true freshmen have?


Area roundup: Overland’s goal wins it for Washington State

Alysha Overland headed in a rebound at 38:01 for the game’s only goal and Washington State upset 13th-ranked Santa Clara in soccer Thursday in Pullman.


Locally: WSU to host volleyball clinics this fall

The Washington State volleyball coaching staff and players will host a series of “Little Spikers” clinics this fall for girls and boys ages 5 through 10.


Washington freeway reopens after tank truck rollover

A section of a major freeway in Washington state has reopened state after a tanker truck rolled over and spilled fuel near the Port of Tacoma.


Washington unemployment rate remains 5.8 percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 5.8 percent.


Editorial: Pot policy gaining clarity

Getting the federal government to budge on its outdated policies regarding marijuana has been difficult, but two encouraging developments have occurred in the past week.


Cougars’ Justus Rogers appears suited for defense

Justus Rogers sure overcame a lifelong aversion to turnovers quickly.


WSU kicker Erik Powell feels right at home with heavy lifting

One of the videos put out by the Washington State coaching staff that made the rounds online this summer showed a football player in Washington State’s luxurious, still-new weight room.


Outside View: Free trade is American way

There is much frustration about the U.S. economy and the acute loss of manufacturing jobs in this nation. But insisting upon isolationist or protectionist economic policy is not the cure …


WSU freshman Isaiah Johnson turning heads in camp

Freshman wide receiver Isaiah Johnson got the bulk of the reps at Z-receiver and made the most of his opportunities. Even with the pads on and the defense hitting harder …


WSU backup quarterback Tyler Hilinski prepares as if he’ll take the next snap

During one of Mike Leach’s frequent quarterback summits, he decided to call-out the backup.


M’s remember former reliever Rob Ramsay, who also pitched at WSU

Before Monday’s game, the Seattle Mariners held a moment of silence for former Mariners reliever Rob Ramsay, who died last week. He was 42.


Four positions where WSU coaches will have toughest choices

Even before Luke Falk played in his first college game, the Washington State quarterback prepared every day as if he was the starter. That mindset and ethic led to Falk …


Locally: Pat O’Donnell wins amateur division at tournament in Oregon

Pat O’Donnell of Prairie Falls Golf Course recently won the amateur division of the Wildhorse Senior Oregon Open in Pendleton.


Mike Leach says recent fight unlikely to result in WSU football dismissals

Washington State coach Mike Leach said on Friday that is unlikely a recent fight that reportedly involved football players will result in anybody being kicked off the team.


Trump to visit Washington, Oregon, within next month

Campaign officials said that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be traveling to the Pacific Northwest within the next month for rallies and fundraisers.


Washington State Cougars football depth analysis

Washington State Cougars football depth analysis heading into fall camp


Sam Reed: Trade and immigration bashing hurts state

Washington state has built one of the top trade hubs in the world with 75 public deep-water ports, 139 airports, more than 7,000 miles of highways and 3,600 miles of …


Washington fines Volkswagen $176 million over emissions

Washington state regulators have fined Volkswagen $176 million, saying the automaker put people’s health at risk by releasing harmful air pollutants in its emissions-cheating scandal.


Locally: Papermill Printing teams excel at Washington State Senior Games

Several local athletes recently earned gold medals while competing in the Washington State Senior Games held in Olympia.


Derek Bayley wins Rosauers Open going away

Washington State’s Derek Bayley already held an eight-stroke lead on Sunday when he stepped up to MeadowWood Golf Course’s daunting 607-yard 16th hole.


Area coaches had special connection with Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt’s historic career not only made Tennessee women’s basketball a household name, her influence marched out of Knoxville and destroyed any notion that a woman or a mother couldn’t …


Study: Washington is one of the worst states for drivers

A new study ranks Washington as one of the worst states for drivers. Sixty-seven percent of roads are considered “poor or mediocre.”


MLB Notes: Local players taken in MLB Draft

Several players from local colleges were selected on day three of the MLB Draft in Seaucas, New Jersey on Saturday.