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UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2020

Former Idaho athletic director Bill Belknap dies at 81

Bill Belknap, who led the University of Idaho athletic department to new heights during his 10-year run as athletic director, died Friday at the age of 81.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

‘It jumped out at you’: Dennis Erickson enters the Hall

Living as he does on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, Dennis Erickson is accustomed to encountering friends from the football world.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019

Hardware handed out, on display during Washington State’s Pac-12 opener against UCLA

Saturday was a busy night for awards and trophies at Martin Stadium.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019

New Alliance of American Football gives former area players another chance at big time

Matt Linehan isn’t the highest-paid player on the Salt Lake Stallions’ 52-man roster. He isn’t fighting for scraps on the startup organization’s payroll, either.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019

Former Washington State, Idaho coach Dennis Erickson calls Palouse ‘my first love’ on day of Hall of Fame induction

Erickson, who posted a 179-96-1 records in his 23 years as a college head coach, was one of 15 members inducted Monday to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame …

John Blanchette: Dennis Erickson embarks on another coaching journey while being honored for his time at Idaho

Two things about football: One, any time someone suggests the game is at a crisis point or some moral crossroads, you can be sure a few rich guys will ready …

UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018

Dennis Erickson among those listed on college Hall of Fame ballot

Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer and Vince Young will make their first appearances on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The list also includes former Washington State, Idaho and …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017

Report claims Dennis Erickson wishes to return as Oregon State football coach

Dennis Erickson, the former Washington State and Seahawks coach, has made a pitch to Oregon State officials to return as the Beavers’ head football coach, the Oregonian is reporting.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017

Dennis Erickson inducted into Washington State Hall of Fame

Almost 30 years after guiding Washington State to a nine-win season, former coach Dennis Erickson is being inducted into the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame.

Locally: Dennis Erickson leads eight into Washington State Sports Hall of Fame

Dennis Erickson, who had stops at Idaho and Washington State during a 47-year football coaching career that also included a stint with the Seattle Seahawks, is among a class of …

Dennis Erickson remembers ex-Seattle Seahawks player Cortez Kennedy as best he coached

Few people knew Cortez Kennedy, the Pro Football Hall of Famer who died at age 48 on Tuesday, better than Dennis Erickson, who coached Kennedy at the University of Miami …

Visiting Madison handles Lake City 48-7 in opener

Friday was a classic season-opening matchup between a team coming off a state semifinal appearance and a team coming off a 2-7 season.

Bryce Erickson brings coaching pedigree to Lake City

Saying he was burned out on the gypsy-like life of a college football assistant coach, Bryce Erickson on Friday accepted the head coaching position at Lake City High.

Dennis Erickson removed from spotlight at Utah and loving it

The dream began to form for Dennis Erickson when he was 6 years old, riding buses with the Ferndale High School football team his dad coached. When Pink Erickson moved …

Greg Lee column: Former assistant coach Henry Hamill master offensive line coach with a big heart

Former Lake City and Coeur d’Alene offensive line coach Henry Hamill often needled defensive assistants.

No. 3 Virginia bounces back from first loss for 75-64 men’s basketball win over UNC

Men’s Basketball: Malcolm Brogdon scored 17 points and No. 3 Virginia’s defense locked down in the second half to beat No. 12 North Carolina 75-64 Monday night in Chapel Hill, …

Utah demotes Erickson to running backs coach

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah hired former Wyoming coach Dave Christensen as offensive coordinator and demoted Dennis Erickson to running backs coach. Erickson and Brian Johnson were co-offensive coordinators last …

Petrino will give foes lot to think about

MOSCOW, Idaho – When Idaho runs the first play from scrimmage of the Paul Petrino era this evening at North Texas, it could line up in an option-based offense that …

Erickson missed football so he’s back after a year off

Turns out Dennis Erickson found life without football pretty boring. The veteran college coach took a season off after he was let go by Arizona State in 2011, thinking maybe …

Erickson to assist at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Dennis Erickson won a pair of national football championships at Miami and has been a head coach at three Pac-12 schools. Now the 65-year-old is coming …

Utah hires Dennis Erickson to run offense

Dennis Erickson won a pair of national titles at Miami and has been a head coach at three Pac-12 schools. Now the 65-year-old is coming out of retirement to help …

Major coaching changes continue

TEMPE, Ariz. – Arizona State has fired football coach Dennis Erickson after a fourth straight season of failing to live up to expectations. Athletic director Lisa Love made the announcement …

Black Sunday claims four coaches

A historic late-season collapse ended Ron Zook’s tenure at Illinois after seven seasons. Turner Gill got only two seasons at Kansas before he was let go. Zook and Gill were …

Erickson’s job may hinge on strong finish despite schedule

PULLMAN – It seemed as if 2010 was going to be a make-or-break year at Arizona State for coach Dennis Erickson. The Sun Devils, 10-3 his first year in the …

Erickson feels heat with Sun Devils

PULLMAN – It seemed as if 2010 was going to be a make-or-break year at Arizona State for coach Dennis Erickson. The Sun Devils, 10-3 his first year in the …