For two days, downtown Spokane will be the epicenter of Big Sky Conference football.
Jalen Thompson, whose Washington State career ended unceremoniously two weeks ago when the standout safety learned he’d lost his final season of eligibility, was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of Wednesday’s NFL supplemental draft.
Once again, the Cougars have lured a wide receiver out of the state of Texas, receiving a commitment from Dallas’ Cedrick Pellum Tuesday afternoon.
Former University of Washington tight end and outside linebacker Jusstis Warren has transferred to Eastern Washington, according to his Instagram account.
Jared Lorenzen, a husky left-handed quarterback who set multiple Kentucky passing and offensive records before backing up Eli Manning on the New York Giants’ Super Bowl-winning 2007 team, has died. He was 38.
Much has changed since Colin Cowherd toed the red turf of his alma mater in 2014, a trip to Cheney to help boost a former Roos Field renovation project. Cowherd, one of the nation’s most well-known and polarizing sports media figures, has since taken his silver tongue to FOX Sports, where his radio show “The Herd” is simulcast on FS1 and iHeartRadio.
Beginning in 2020, Washington State season ticket-holders and Cougar Athletic Fund members who attend home football games will be charged a per-game rate to park in Martin Stadium lots, the athletic department announced Monday.
According to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Thompson, who would’ve been a fourth-year senior this fall, learned Friday he’d lost his final season of eligibility at WSU though reasons are still unclear.
The Cougars made another step toward building their secondary of the future on Friday, receiving a commitment from three-star Hawaiian safety Alaka’i Gilman.
The honorees will join the current 217 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held Sept. 6 at the Davenport Grand Hotel.
Washington State visits Utah the fifth week of the season, but the Cougars won their first battle against the Utes, beating them to California safety Hunter Escorcia.
A University of Connecticut official says the school is working to get back into the Big East for basketball and other sports. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information, confirmed there have been talks with the Big East, but said they were not aware any invitation had been extended.
Since the former FCS All-American entered the NFL as an undrafted free-agent in 2016, he’s earned relative longevity in the league, but has rarely suited up on Sundays.
Los Angeles Rams backup quarterback Blake Bortles fired passes Tuesday to a series of undersized, fleet-footed receivers trying to extend their stay with the flourishing organization.
Mata’afa had quite a spring for the Minnesota Vikings. Now up to 275 pounds – 20 to 25 pounds heavier than he was a year ago when he tore his ACL during OTAs – the 2017 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year is back at defensive tackle, the position he excelled at while with the Cougars.
Former Notre Dame running back Deon McIntosh has apparently joined the Washington State football team and will be eligible to play this fall, cementing the Cougars’ depth at a position where it’s much-needed.
Cooper Kupp is worried about the health of his younger, stouter younger brother.
Nsimba Webster caught an inside screen pass and proceeded to bolt upfield past a host of defenders, including inside linebacker Ketner Kupp.
Rams head coach Sean McVay said Cooper Kupp has been smart in his recovery, which isn’t always easy for someone as competitive as the former Walter Payton Award winner.
The former Pullman High and Eastern Washington linebacker shelved his eight-year Canadian Football League career in January, a year after recovering from a devastating Achilles injury that took away the Edmonton Eskimo star’s 2017 season.