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Blanchette: It’s payday and Cougars, Pac-12 just got a big ol’ raise

The wildest thing about the Pac-12’s new TV deal and all that crazy-stupid money ESPN and Fox are paying the schools? They’ll spend it.


Roundup: WSU track invitational brings out all-comers

PULLMAN – Washington State’s lone home track meet of the year, the Cougar Invitational, is what it is – meaning invitations do go out. And then some athletes invite themselves.


Lonnie Shelton’s nephew signs with Cougars

WSU announced 6-foot-9, 220-pound power forward D.J. Shelton, a redshirt sophomore-to-be from Citrus College in Southern California, has signed a national letter of intent. “D.J. Shelton will be a nice …


Appeals court upholds vehicular homicide convictions

An appeals court on Tuesday upheld vehicular homicide convictions against Frederick Russell, who killed three Washington State University students and seriously injured three others in a drunken crash a decade …


WSU waits for decisions from Thompson, Casto

The futures of Klay Thompson and DeAngelo Casto loom as the biggest question marks for the WSU basketball program.


Area roundup: Whitworth baseball drubs L&C

Tyler Pfeffer drove in five runs as Whitworth beat Lewis & Clark 17-6 in Northwest Conference baseball Sunday in Portland, giving the Pirates (8-11, 3-3 NWC) their first series win …


Editorial: Fewer plans for teachers could save state millions

As Washington state lawmakers work to close a difficult budget hole that will undoubtedly lead to hundreds of educators losing their jobs, they ought to closely read a report from …


Cougars picks up crucial Pac-10 win over USC

PULLMAN – Given what was at stake Thursday night in Beasley Coliseum, it was surprising that one team came out flat and uninspired, their coach bemoaning the lack of effort. …


Census: Spokane remains state’s second-largest city

Spokane grew by 6.8 percent in the past decade and remains the second-largest city in Washington, between Seattle and Tacoma.


Area roundup: WSU defeats Cal State Bakersfield

The Washington State Cougars scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally for a 4-3 victory Sunday over the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (1-2) in the …


Basketball Notebook: Change is good

Heidi Heintz didn’t hesitate when discussing why she left San Francisco after two seasons to play at UC Davis, although it’s old news by now. The senior from Central Valley …


WSU’s Wulff will return

PULLMAN – Paul Wulff will return for his fourth year as head football coach at Washington State. Wulff and athletic director Bill Moos met Sunday afternoon and Wulff was told …


Cougs take tough loss

PULLMAN – Heading into Friday night’s Apple Cup-eve showdown with fifth-ranked Kansas State, Washington State coach Ken Bone had one question. How tough was his team?


WSU offense struggles

PULLMAN – Paul Wulff has made it clear that when the Washington State offense is clicking it isn’t just one or two or three players who make it go. And, …


First Look: California at WSU

Time: 1 p.m. Saturday, Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: FSN Records: WSU (1-8, 0-6 in Pac-10); California (4-4, 2-3) Last week: Washington State lost at Arizona State, 42-0; California lost at …


Gregoire orders programs to boost business

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire today ordered state agencies to develop programs and institute reforms that will boost small businesses faltering in the economic slowdown.


Cougs find room to run

PULLMAN – Lost in the debris of an early deficit and a late scoring binge against No. 12 Stanford on Saturday was a statistic not seen at Washington State University …


Wulff happy with Pac-12 alignment

It’s not difficult to understand why Washington State University coach Paul Wulff is happy the Pac-12 Conference’s North Division will include Stanford and California. He has at least 20 reasons …


First Look: WSU at Stanford

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday, at Stanford, Calif. TV: Fox College Sports Records: WSU (1-6, 0-4 in Pac-10); Stanford (5-1, 2-1) Last week: Washington State lost to Arizona, 24-7; Stanford did …


Cougs continue on rugged slate

PULLMAN – Washington State University’s march through a gantlet of a schedule continues this Saturday when the Cougars travel to No. 12 Stanford. No. 15 Arizona was the latest team …


First Look: Arizona at WSU

Time: Saturday, 4:30 p.m., Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: Versus Records: WSU (1-5, 0-3 in Pac-10); Arizona (4-1, 1-1) Last week: Washington State lost to Oregon, 43-23 Arizona lost to Oregon …


Cougs defend their kicks

PULLMAN – Forgive Paul Wulff if he does some bragging. After all, the NCAA statistics haven’t been kind to the Washington State Cougars the past couple of years. But there …


First Look: WSU at Oregon

Time: 2 p.m. Saturday, Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: None Records: WSU (1-4, 0-2 in Pac-10); Oregon (5-0, 2-0) Last week: Washington State lost at UCLA, 42-28; Oregon defeated Stanford, 51-31 …


Change in store for WSU defense

PULLMAN – Change is coming to the Washington State University defense. And it’s coming fast. “We’ll probably have to make a few moves with some personnel,” WSU coach Paul Wulff …


Utah is No. 12

The Pac-10 Conference announced Wednesday it has invited the University of Utah to join, bringing to a close a week that saw the University of Colorado accept an invitation and …


Arkansas ends Cougs’ season

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Before the Cougars had a chance to get in it, they were out of it. Arkansas ended Washington State’s season Monday night at Baum Stadium, defeating the …


Cougs play on

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Washington State finally found the right combination Sunday night. And just in the nick of time, too. Facing elimination from the Fayetteville Regional, the Cougars pounded out …


WSU to face Kansas St. in NCAA opener Friday

For the second consecutive season, the Washington State University Cougars baseball team is headed to the NCAA tournament. For the second consecutive season, WSU has been sent halfway across the …


Cougars score in ninth to beat No. 1 Sun Devils

PULLMAN – It would seem when you play the top-ranked college baseball team in the nation, a team that’s won 27 of its first 28 games, you would need to …


Vucinich’s glove rescues Cougars

PULLMAN – In the college baseball hierarchy, the weekend series, whether they be league games or not, are the glamour contests. The mid-week games? They’re usually a place to test …