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Friday, December 6, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Injuries stirred interest in medicine

PULLMAN – If college is truly a training ground for the rest of your life, Ed Tingstad’s most important classes were held in the training room. You know, the place …


Levenseller leaving WSU

PULLMAN – Sunday wasn’t a day of rest for the Washington State University football team. It was a day of change.


Wulff pleased with scrimmage

PULLMAN – Like a coin rolling over and over in midair, there are always two sides to an intrasquad scrimmage. But as far as Washington State football coach Paul Wulff …


Eyes on WSU QB battle

PULLMAN – When two or three players battle to win the starting left cornerback spot in fall camp, most college football fans yawn. When another duo vies to be the …


Cougs’ huddle history

PULLMAN – As Washington State University’s hopes for a winning 2008 football season slipped away last year, nothing was buried more quickly than the commitment to the no-huddle offense. Injuries, …


‘Track guy’ catches at WSU football camp

PULLMAN – The pass was low and a bit to the inside. No matter. Jeshua Anderson went to the turf, got his hands low and scooped it in. Ten-yard completion. …


Wulff returns to pack

PULLMAN – Paul Wulff returned to Washington State University’s football practice Wednesday. It rained. He denied any correlation. “It’s great to be back,” Wulff said after the wet morning practice, …


Shoulder pads bring intensity; Wulff will rejoin Cougs today

PULLMAN – No matter how many hours a college football coaching staff plans and prepares, there are always surprises when practice starts. Some are pleasant, some disappointing.


Cougs sport new look for fall

PULLMAN – It’s hard to miss. After an offseason spent sweating and straining, there is a new look to many of the Washington State University football players.


Cougars dismiss Ivory

PULLMAN – Senior running back Chris Ivory was dismissed from the Washington State University football team following practice Monday. Ivory, who attended the season-opening practice Sunday but was absent Monday, …


WSU mantra: Time for toughness

PULLMAN – It’s hard to believe there could be a college football season much tougher than the one Washington State University endured last year. And, to ensure it doesn’t happen …


Plenty of changes for Cougs

PULLMAN – There will be a new look for Washington State University’s football team when practice begins this morning at 9. It doesn’t have much to do with uniforms, though …


Chris Ball tackles a higher role

PULLMAN – Chris Ball is ready for his starring role. With Washington State University football coach Paul Wulff sidelined by an NCAA-mandated suspension, the Cougars’ assistant head coach and co-defensive …


QB or not QB, that is the question

PULLMAN – With exactly one week before fall football camp starts, Washington State coach Paul Wulff has yet to decide the starter for the Cougars’ most important position. “We do …


Felony charges dropped against WSU’s Justin

Felony possession of stolen property charges against Washington State sophomore cornerback Tyrone Aire Justin were dropped Friday during a scheduled pretrial hearing.


Media poll: Trojans, of course

LOS ANGELES – This is getting to be redundant. The media covering Pac-10 football has picked the conference champion correctly each of the past nine years. Of course, the media …


Alfred expects renewed vitality

LOS ANGELES – Kenny Alfred had some time on his hands. Washington State University’s center wasn’t able to practice last spring, a victim of a sore right hip that demanded …


Pellum: Cougars coaches treated him unfairly

PULLMAN – Romeo Pellum wants to set the record straight. Though the former Washington State University defensive back admits he left the Cougars’ program this spring because he had been …


Mayes to enter college football Hall of Fame

North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada. Pullman, Wash. South Bend, Ind. Which of those cities is truly well known in college football circles?


Coug roster minus a few familiar faces

PULLMAN – With less than a month before fall football camp begins, Washington State University released its 2009 roster Saturday. And there were some familiar names missing, including defensive back …


Attorney: Ryan Leaf will face Texas charges Friday

DALLAS — Ryan Leaf’s attorney says the former NFL quarterback is back in West Texas and plans to surrender Friday on burglary and drug-related charges.


Ex-Coug Leaf arrested at U.S.-Canada border

CANYON, Texas — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is in custody in Washington on drug and burglary charges out of Texas after being arrested by customs agents as he returned …


Rodgers picks WSU

PULLMAN – Jake Rodgers received his first college football scholarship offer from Washington State University. Thursday night, the 6-foot-7, 245-pound lineman from Shadle Park High decided it was the one …


Rivalry reaches higher level

PULLMAN – It doesn’t take much to heat up a rivalry – or take it to a new level. Washington State and Washington compete on the athletic fields, vie for …


Cougars just have to add finishing touches this fall

PULLMAN – If you want to put the college football season into housing terms, then spring is about building a foundation, summer the framing and roofing, and fall, that’s when …


Eagles draft Cougs’ Gibson

Brandon Gibson’s months of frustration and personal loss – and then an agonizing weekend of waiting – ended Sunday when Washington State’s star receiver became the state’s only collegian selected …


Spring in their steps

PULLMAN – After all the sweating, all the hitting, all the awards were over, Washington State University football coach Paul Wulff stood before his team and said two related things. …


Our View: Thankfully, Apple Cup hijacking lost its shine

The Apple Cup deal that would’ve yanked the rivalry football game from Pullman and placed it in Seattle for six years has been mercifully gang-tackled. The grab for more dollars …


Apple Cup deal falls through

PULLMAN – A deal to move the Apple Cup to Qwest Field, which seemed so close a week ago, died Friday – not from fan outrage, but of a lack …


Gibson awaits call

PULLMAN – Some time Sunday Brandon Gibson’s phone will ring. And, like any graduating senior in America these days, Gibson will be thrilled to hear the voice on the other …