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WSU’s Tuel turns focus to summer workouts

PULLMAN – Call him Coach Tuel. That’s not to say that Washington State’s quarterback thinks he’s ready to take over the reins from Mike Leach.


Center Railey confirms transfer to WSU

Former Iowa State center Jordan Railey, a native of Beaverton, Ore., confirmed to The Spokesman- Review on Tuesday that he will transfer to Washington State.


Wilson comes up big in Crimson-Gray scrimmage

The play would have felt routine coming from Marquess Wilson last season. On Saturday, it was more of a reminder that the junior receiver is actually still here.


Former WSU player Thompson takes off for Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. – Klay Thompson was only 7 years old when his father took him to meet a young Kobe Bryant inside the Los Angeles Lakers’ locker room. Or, rather, …


Leaf will be arraigned on May 3

HELENA – Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is scheduled to be arraigned May 3 in Great Falls on burglary and drug possession charges. Leaf remains jailed in the Cascade County …


WSU dance team wins national hip hop contest

Washington State University’s dance team, the Crimson Girls, has won top honors at a national hip-hop competition.


WSU’s Byers adjusts to move to linebacker

PULLMAN – Jared Byers has had exactly 13 practices to shake off the rust.


Coug backup Gilbertson inspires confidence

PULLMAN – David Gilbertson is an obvious, if overlooked, beneficiary of one of Washington State’s more frustrating injury situations this spring.


Ex-Coug Jackson riding wave of national success

They met again this year at the Final Four with new stories to share. George Raveling, Jud Heathcote, Homer Drew, Dale Brown … and Brad Jackson, who “took bits and …


Zags chase WCC titles

The Gonzaga University men and women are in the title hunt after Monday’s first round of the 54-hole West Coast Conference championships at San Juan Oaks Golf Course in Hollister, …


Ex-Coug Jackson riding wave of national success

They met again this year at the Final Four with new stories to share. George Raveling, Jud Heathcote, Homer Drew, Dale Brown … and Brad Jackson, who “took bits and …


Ex-WSU quarterback Leaf charged with four felonies

HELENA – Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been formally charged with four felonies on accusations that he broke into an acquaintance’s home to steal prescription painkillers, then robbed a …


Cougars don’t always star in screen test

PULLMAN – For all the anticipation over Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense, the most intense directions given by Washington State’s coaches may actually involve the shortest passes the Cougars will …


WSU’s Jones takes place as homer king

PULLMAN – Even Derek Jones didn’t see this coming.


WSU tackle Forbes keeps busy during spring

PULLMAN – Washington State’s first-team offense took the field for its scrimmage on Saturday. Rico Forbes was at right tackle.


Cougars get in some scratching, clawing at practice

PULLMAN – After Washington State scrimmaged for the first time this spring, football coach Mike Leach lamented afterward that his receivers needed to be more physical.


Cougars’ Bowlin grateful for second chance

PULLMAN – It’s hard not to notice Mike Bowlin.


Drug task force watched Leaf for month

The Friday arrest of former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf in Great Falls, Mont., was the result of a month-long investigation by a Montana drug task force.


Cougars drop CBI final to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – Washington State and Pitt hobbled their way into the College Basketball Invitational after injuries derailed their regular seasons. On Friday night in the finale of the best-of-3 championship …


Linebacker Monroe emerges as surprise for Cougars

PULLMAN – At first, Darryl Monroe wasn’t sure he’d even be able to practice this spring.


Cougars don’t expect Motum for CBI title game

It appears as if Washington State will have to find a way win without Brock Motum once more.


Pittsburgh tops WSU to force final game in CBI

PITTSBURGH — After sharing a plane ride across the country and playing a second game in three nights Wednesday night, Washington State and Pitt just can’t get enough of each …


Receiver Lintz makes impression in Cougars’ camp

PULLMAN – Andrei Lintz was not particularly encouraged by the film he was watching.


WSU line coach Salave’a has come long way

PULLMAN – The van cruised down Interstate 5 toward San Diego. And toward the unknown for Joe Salave’a, a ninth-grader at the time, who was still trying to grasp just …


Weary Cougars look to close out CBI

PULLMAN – Washington State knew it would have to rely on multiple contributors to beat Pittsburgh on Monday.


Cougars learn simplicity of passing game

PULLMAN – Before the Air Raid revolution at Washington State, it would have been a sin for a receiver to miss any part of the quarterback’s play-call in the huddle.


Motum has ‘slim chance’ to play Monday

PULLMAN – There’s been plenty of ice. Lots of attention from the trainers, too. And when he sleeps, Washington State forward Brock Motum puts a drawer beneath his mattress to …


Blanchette: Leach’s debut lacks spectacle, not tempo

PULLMAN – Where was the marching band? The Mike Leach era – Washington State football as You’ve Never Seen it – made the first tentative steps from the abstract to …


Blanchette: Leach’s debut lacks spectacle, not tempo

PULLMAN – Where was the marching band?


Cougs’ QB candidates wing it at first spring session

PULLMAN – Whoever finishes second in Washington State’s quarterback battle will not be able to blame a lack of opportunities.