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Kat Tudor scores 27, No. 17 Oregon State women top Washington State 71-53

Kat Tudor hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points, both career highs, Marie Gulich and Mikayla Pivec had double-doubles and No. 17 Oregon State pulled away for its eighth-straight win, …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 10:23 p.m.

Washington State announces major revisions to Mike Leach’s contract

Washington State football coach Mike Leach will be compensated $3.5 million in 2018, $3.75 million in 2019 and $4 million each year from 2020-22. WSU also stuffed a $750,000 retention …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Washington State’s Drick Bernstine has special rooting interest in game between Gonzaga, North Dakota

Drick Bernstine, a fifth-year graduate transfer at Washington State, joined the Cougars after spending two seasons with the Fighting Hawks and was a central figure in UND’s school record 22-win …


Washington State stumbles at UTEP, losing 76-69 to bring skid to three games

It marks the third consecutive loss for the Cougars (6-3), who opened the year 6-0 and were receiving AP Top 25 votes after a championship run in the Wooden Legacy …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m.

Washington State women’s soccer set to take on Florida in third round of NCAA College Cup

After winning two games of the NCAA Women’s College Cup in dramatic fashion, Washington State will get its toughest test yet when the Cougars face third-seeded Florida in the third …


Cougars won by keeping Bryce Love in check

Stanford playing football in the snow is rare – even more rare than a lackluster day from electric Cardinal running back Bryce Love.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

A first, a last: With family making first visit from American Samoa, WSU’s Frankie Luvu readies for last home game

WSU’s starting Rush linebacker has a group of relatives traveling more than 5,000 miles to see the 25th-ranked Cougars play 18th-ranked Stanford on Senior Day.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Luke Falk gets the starting nod from Mike Leach as Washington State prepares for Stanford

Mike Leach won’t be holding QB1 auditions this week at practice as the Cougars gear up to play Stanford on Saturday in Pullman


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 11:06 p.m.

Who’s next? Four potential candidates to replace Bill Moos as Washington State’s athletic director

A call to Colorado State’s Joe Parker could be one of the many that WSU President Kirk Schulz makes in the next week or two.


John Blanchette: Washington State defense is making some noise

Call it one of those “Did I hear that right?” moments. We’ve all had them.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:18 p.m.

John Blanchette: Brett Rypien faces Washington State with something to prove

The five stages of grief have nothing on the college football fan’s emotional dance with the starting quarterback. Often as not, those reactions – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

WSU, EWU goalkeepers earn conference soccer honors

Goalkeepers Ella Dederick of Washington State and Kelsee Winston of Eastern Washington were given conference soccer honors on Tuesday.


Cougars get coveted running back Max Borghi for recruiting class of 2018

Washington State scored a big recruiting victory Thursday night when Max Borghi, the best prep running back in the state of Colorado, flipped his commitment from Colorado to WSU.


WSU football adds home-and-home series with Houston

Washington State and the University of Houston have agreed to a two-year series between the football teams that will begin in 2019. WSU will visit Houston on Sept. 14, 2019, …


UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

Ten Pac-12 football stars Cougars missed out on playing last season

The Washington State Cougars faced a host of formidable players during last year’s Pac-12 slate, but due to injuries, suspensions and scheduling situations also missed out on playing some of …


UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8 p.m.

Four-star QB Cammon Cooper commits to WSU

The pipeline from Utah to Washington State’s offensive backfield won’t end with Luke Falk. Four-star quarterback recruit Cammon Cooper announced on Sunday that he intends to play for the Cougars …


WSU forward Josh Hawkinson will audition for the LA Lakers

Former Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson is one of six players who will work out for the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, May 23rd.


UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 5:38 p.m.

WSU DE Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list

Every year the Lott IMPACT Trophy is given to the defensive college football player whose blend of athletic prowess and high character best embodies the spirit of Pro Football Hall …


UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 4:20 p.m.

Early offseason All-Pac-12 predictions

A lot of talented football players left the Pac-12 after the 2016 season, including 36 that were selected in the NFL draft and a slew of other college stars.


WSU Cougars DB Grant Porter intervenes in probable suicide attempt

If Grant Porter never scores a touchdown or intercepts a pass, he will still be a success at Washington State.


UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:59 p.m.

How WSU football coaches would make use of redshirting freshmen on the field

A proposal to allow redshirting freshmen to play up to four football games while still saving their eligibility has college football’s tastemakers dreaming of previously unseen players being unleashed in …


UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

Early offseason Pac-12 Power Rankings

Well, it’s the offseason. All the Pac-12 teams have wrapped up their spring camps and now pretty much all news will be bad news until Pac-12 Media Days in July.


UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

WSU football maintains stable academic progress score

Washington State’s football team received a multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 964 from the NCAA on Wednesday, firmly above the threshold at which penalties are issued.


Shane Matheny’s improvement on offense helps ignite WSU’s surge of late

Third-baseman Shane Matheny has made tremendous strides at the plate this season, and the rest of the Washington State offense has followed suit.


WSU’s Schoenlein will compete for U.S. Volleyball team

Washington State Cougars outside hitter Casey Schoenlein was named one of 31 players who will compete as part of the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Minneapolis, USA Volleyball announced on Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

WSU lands four-star wing Roberto Gittens

For the third consecutive year Ernie Kent has recruited the best basketball player in Tacoma.


UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 6:45 p.m.

Report: Carolina Panthers rescind offer to Robert Barber after learning of legal troubles

The Carolina Panthers have rescinded their free agency offer to former Washington State defensive tackle after learning he faces trial on felony assault charges, according to a


Luke Falk’s return to WSU playing well in early mock drafts

Luke Falk thought long and hard about leaving Washington State after his junior year, and it must have been bittersweet for the Cougars quarterback to watch last week’s NFL Draft …


UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

Gabe Marks and Robert Barber will go to NFL camps as free agents

Former Washington State players Gabe Marks and Robert Barber were not selected during the NFL draft, but the Cougars will still be able to prove themselves to NFL teams.


UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 6:02 p.m.

From FIFA to the NFL: Raiders select Shalom Luani out of Washington State

Shalom Luani’s gamble when he gave up a promising soccer career to pursue his NFL dreams paid off on Saturday when the Oakland Raiders picked him in the NFL Draft.