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Washington State adds outside linebacker, offensive tackle to 2020 recruiting class

Two high school prospects committed to Washington State in a 12-minute span Monday night, giving the Cougars their 12th and 13th pledges of the 2020 recruiting class.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 11:29 p.m.

First look: UCLA at No. 19 WSU

What is it? Washington State (3-0) opens Pac-12 Conference play, hosting UCLA (0-3) in the first game between the two teams in three seasons. Where is it? Martin Stadium in …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:36 p.m.

Former Washington State QB Luke Falk brought off bench for New York Jets after Trevor Siemian injury

A historic weekend for ex-Washington State quarterbacks in the NFL continued Monday night in an AFC game between the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 5 p.m.

Mike Leach comments on California’s Pay for Play Act: ‘California has trouble keeping their streets clean … they ought to focus on that’

Washington State and UCLA aren’t playing football for another six days, but Cougars coach Mike Leach already found a way to ruffle the feathers of Bruin fans and, on a …


Anthony Gordon claims second Pac-12 award in three weeks after leading Washington State past Houston

Twice now in his short, productive career as Washington State’s starting quarterback, Anthony Gordon has been named the Pac-12’s Offensive Player of the Week.


Washington State, Utah draw evening kickoff for Sept. 28 game in Salt Lake City

College football fans out east will have to bend their curfew to catch one of the marquee games of the Pac-12 season next Saturday.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 6:27 p.m.

How we voted: Six Pac-12 teams earn Top 25 spots, but just five make our weekly ballot

The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 62 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 football poll this season. Every week throughout the 2019 season, he’ll break …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 6:25 p.m.

After win over Houston, Washington State continues to climb in AP Top 25 poll

Washington State improved to 3-0 last Friday and a 31-24 victory over Houston also pushed the Cougars up one spot to No. 19 in the Associated Press Top 25 rankings.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 6:37 p.m.

Washington State rewind: Triumph over Houston seals ninth consecutive nonconference win

Championships aren’t won in the third game of the season, but trophies are handed out occasionally.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 11:54 p.m.

Analysis: Washington State rides offense, second-half defensive surge to 31-24 win over Houston

Mike Leach placed a black hat squarely over his head, posed for photos, then dug deep into his library of Texas idioms to describe how his Washington State team and …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 8:36 a.m.

Air Raid founding father Hal Mumme takes in Washington State-Houston from sideline

The man who invented the Air Raid offense came out to watch two of his pupils square off Friday night at the Advocare Texas Kickoff game between Washington State and …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 11:50 p.m.

TV Take: In battle billed as Air Raid masterclass, defense the difference in Washington State win over Houston

It was billed as a matchup of the earliest proponents of the Air Raid offense. Mike Leach, the mentor, versus Dana Holgorsen, his former player and assistant coach.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 10:19 p.m.

Difference makers: Bryce Beekman helps seal Washington State win over Houston with late turnover

Difference makers from Washington State’s 31-24 win over Houston at NRG Stadium in Houston.


Houston’s D’Eriq King matches 14-year-old college football record with passing, rushing TDs

A 13-year-old college football record was matched Friday night, at Washington State’s expense in the Advocare Texas Kickoff against Houston.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 8:06 a.m.

Former Washington State receiver Devard Darling says Pullman is ‘where I found out who I was’

The text message exchanges between Devard Darling, his brother and cousins this week were friendly and just a little fierce.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 6:34 p.m.

Linebackers Dillon Sherman and Dominick Silvels, running back Clay Markoff absent for Washington State’s first road game

A pair of inside linebackers, Dillon Sherman and Dominick Silvels didn’t travel to Texas with the Cougars, and backup running back Clay Markoff didn’t make the first road trip of …


The pick: Why Washington State will beat Houston

Why Washington State will beat Houston on Friday night at NRG Stadium.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 11:31 p.m.

Recap and highlights: No. 20 Washington State holds off host Houston to start season 3-0

Anthony Gordon threw three touchdown passes and No. 20 Washington State held off Houston 31-24 at NRG Stadium in Houston on Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

Washington State men’s basketball will open Pac-12 slate at home against USC, UCLA

The Cougars, led by first-year coach Kyle Smith, will also appear on Pac-12 Networks 20 times over the course of the season – including 12 times in conference play.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

Luke Falk elevated to backup role with New York Jets after Darnold ruled out with mono

Luke Falk was left off the New York Jets’ initial 53-man roster, but the former Washington State quarterback was elevated to a backup role Thursday after starter Sam Darnold was …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

Enough about Dana Holgorsen and Mike Leach, Washington State-Houston could come down to defensive coordinators

While much of the pregame buzz around WSU (2-0) vs. Houston (1-1) in the Advocare Texas Kickoff (6:15 p.m. PT, ESPN) has focused on the relationship between Mike Leach and …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:21 p.m.

Two-minute drill: Keys to victory for No. 20 Washington State against Houston

The keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Houston on Friday at NRG Stadium in Houston.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 12:44 a.m.

With Oscar Draguicevich III and Blake Mazza, Washington State has a special(ist) connection to Texas

Last season, when they shared nothing more than a living space and some lofty goals related to kicking a football, Oscar Draguicevich III and Blake Mazza made a joint decision …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 5:38 p.m.

Washington State mailbag: On Travion Brown, Cougars v. Cougars and USC’s potential interest in AD Pat Chun

In this week’s mailbag, I talk about the true freshman linebacker, why he’s been able to dazzle the first two weeks of the season and what his role might look …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6:48 p.m.

Jaguars expect more substance than style from former Washington State standout Gardner Minshew ahead of first NFL start

The Jacksonville Jaguars believe quarterback Gardner Minshew will bring more substance than style to the huddle when he makes his first career NFL start at Houston.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 5:17 p.m.

Better after the break: WSU has flipped the script from last season, dominating third quarter

In two games so far this season, against opponents from less heralded conferences, the third quarter marked the difference between enduring an upset bid and enjoying a head-to-the-exits-early blowout for …


Houston’s Dana Holgorsen was right down the road when Mike Leach, Hal Mumme conceived Air Raid offense

Dana Holgorsen wasn’t there for the birth of the Air Raid offense, but he was as close as you could get. If Holgorsen wasn’t inside the labor room itself, he …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Mike Leach says redshirt season could be on the table for injured receiver Jamire Calvin

Wide receiver Jamire Calvin is still recovering from a lower body injury that sidelined him through fall camp and the first two games of Washington State’s season, and there’s a …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 6:13 p.m.

Pac-12 picks: Arizona State, Stanford face especially tall tasks in Week 3

Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson picks Week 3 of the Pac-12 college football season.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:17 p.m.

Washington State’s leading receiver through two games? Just as you guessed, Brandon Arconado

When Washington State’s wide receivers were handicapped before the season, many expected that a group returning Dezmon Patmon, Tay Martin and Easop Winston Jr. could be among the best in …