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Cougars sign two offensive linemen

Offensive linemen Rico Forbes and Taylor Meighen have signed national letters of intent to play football at Washington State University, head coach Paul Wulff announced Wednesday. Both are expected to …

Cougars dismiss two players after charges

PULLMAN – Washington State dismissed two football players on Wednesday after they were charged in connection with their arrest in October after Pullman police discovered 38 marijuana plants in their …

Moos decides to stick with Wulff

PULLMAN – Paul Wulff will return for his fourth year as head football coach at Washington State, something athletic director Bill Moos made clear Sunday. Wulff and Moos met Sunday …

UW makes biggest plays to bag Cougars, bowl bid

PULLMAN – A rivalry game can turn on any number of things. A trick play. A missed tackle. An unknown’s career day. A drawn-out replay. A surprise comeback. A last-second …

How they scored: UW vs. WSU

First quarter UW 7, WSU 0

Bucannon interception, Kooyman fumble recovery keep Cougs in it

PULLMAN – The Washington Huskies spent much of Saturday’s Apple Cup running over, around and through the Washington State defense. But the Cougars came up with nearly enough big plays …

Tailback dominates in UW’s Apple Cup win

PULLMAN – Eighty-one seconds were left in Saturday night’s Apple Cup when, on fourth-and-1, Washington tailback Chris Polk watched teammate Eric Folk begin to line up for the go-ahead field …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game: UW vs. WSU

What went right Jeff Tuel threw for 149 yards in the final 15 minutes, doubling his total from the first 45, to keep UW from running away. Besides tossing the …

Blanchette: Cougs would do well to take page out of Huskies’ book

PULLMAN – Bowl berths are doled out like bailouts anymore, but that’s how the system has been corrupted and the football player’s job is not to reform it but leverage …

Statistics: UW vs. WSU

For 12-05-2010

UW seniors hope for first bowl game

SEATTLE – For them, there had to be plenty of occasions when the end just couldn’t come soon enough. Now, the members of the University of Washington football team’s senior …

Tuel, Locker similar but not mirror images

“We couldn’t keep him (Tuel) in the pocket and sack him. He’s a Jake Locker-type. They wear the same number. They look the same to me.” – Oregon State defensive

WSU seniors look back before taking field for final Apple Cup

PULLMAN – There is an elephant on the field when you talk with any of Washington State’s seniors. There it sits, filling up the thoughts and memories of the 20 …

Bowl bids on the line in 3 of the 4 Pac-10 games

PULLMAN – In the Pac-10 Conference, it’s the week of the big game even if the Big Game has already been played. It’s rivalry week for eight of the conference’s …

First Look: Washington at Washington St.

Time: 4 p.m. Saturday, Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: Versus Records: WSU (2-9, 1-7 in Pac-10); UW (5-6, 4-4)

Cougs stand between UW and bowl

PULLMAN – Before the 2010 football season began, the Washington Huskies were something of a darling for prognosticators. The Sporting News had them as the last team in its top …

Apple Cup could be snow job

PULLMAN – No one who saw it in person or on TV can forget the image. Washington State quarterback Drew Bledsoe dropping back, standing tall, waiting, waiting, then flinging the …

Excuse us if we’re not bowled over

“I’m so happy for the state of Washington that this Apple Cup is really going to mean something – for both schools.” – Steve Sarkisian

Hannam cemented spot at right tackle for WSU

PULLMAN – Micah Hannam has never been a star, not at Peninsula High in Gig Harbor, Wash., and not at Washington State. But if he was, and Hollywood wanted to …

Blanchette: Moos’ silence ominous for Wulff

Since logistically they’re treating this bizarre double bye at Washington State “like a bowl game,” according to coach Paul Wulff, does that mean the school will extort itself into buying …

Cougs set Pac-12 contest at Qwest

PULLMAN – Washington State will return to Qwest Field in Seattle next football season, but the contest will have a different significance. It will be a Pac-12 Conference game.

High-flying Pac-10 offenses grounded

PULLMAN – Quick, without looking, name the Pac-10 Conference team that scored the most points last week. It wasn’t Oregon, the nation’s top scoring team. And it wasn’t Stanford.

Cougars all smiles headed into break

PULLMAN – Jeff Tuel pulled up a chair and faced the microphone. The first question in Saturday’s postgame was easy. Was this the first time all year he had smiled …

Tuel-led WSU runs over OSU to end the grief

CORVALLIS, Ore. – It’s almost impossible to conceive how much Washington State’s 31-14 upset win Saturday against Oregon State washed away. A 16-game Pac-10 losing streak, longest in school history. …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

What went right For the first time since the Bill Doba era, the Cougars rushed for more than 200 yards – 221 in fact. That rushing game allowed them to …

Statistics: WSU vs. Oregon State

For 11-14-2010

Wulff reflects, thanks loyal Coug fans after big triumph

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Paul Wulff stood in the visiting locker room in the basement of Oregon State’s Gill Coliseum, tying his tie. A long Jeff Tuel pass away, down a …

How they scored: WSU vs. Oregon State

Second quarter WSU 7, OSU 0

Cougs’ troubled defense sees better days on horizon

PULLMAN – If the recent past is a minefield for the Washington State defense, and it is, then the future is the safe haven on the other side. The Cougars’ …

First look: WSU at Oregon State

Time: 1 p.m. Saturday, Reser Stadium, Corvallis, Ore. TV: FSN