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UPDATED: Fri., July 31, 2020

Investigation finds alleged rape, other acts of misconduct led to expulsion of ex-Washington State football player

An ex-Washington State football player who believes he was wrongly accused of rape is being backed by dozens of former teammates after screenshots of a conversation with his accuser were …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 1, 2020

Wide receiver Tsion Nunnally becomes 15th player to commit to Washington State

Tsion Nunnally, a three-star wide receiver from Northern California, dropped a nice surprise for Nick Rolovich and the Washington State staff entering the weekend, committing to the Cougars Friday evening.

A Grip on Sports: It took less than a week for tempers to boil over in baseball and, of course, it happened between the Astros and Dodgers

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Now we know it is true. Baseball is officially back. There was a “brawl” between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros last night. …

How one Washington State professor is tracking COVID-19’s impact on college football

Scott Jedlicka is still handing out letter grades and publishing report cards, so in some respects the parameters of his job haven’t changed much since Washington State’s academic semester concluded …

UPDATED: Wed., July 15, 2020

Washington State’s Max Borghi one of 10 in Pac-12 named to Doak Walker watch list

Watch list season continued for Washington State on Wednesday when junior running back Max Borghi earned his second consecutive nod to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award, which …

UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2020

Washington State’s Jahad Woods included on Bednarik Award watch list

The sheer numbers Jahad Woods posted as a junior in 2019 indicated the Washington State linebacker would be one of the top returning defensive players in college football this fall, …

UPDATED: Fri., July 10, 2020

Pac-12 to move forward with conference-only schedule for football, other fall sports

One day after the Big Ten announced it would move forward with conference-only schedules for fall sports teams, the Pac-12 has decided to follow suit, leaving more uncertainty around college …

UPDATED: Fri., July 10, 2020

Pac-12 to move forward with conference-only schedule for football, other fall sports

One day after the Big Ten announced it would move forward with conference-only schedules for fall sports teams, the Pac-12 has decided to follow suit, leaving more uncertainty around college …

UPDATED: Sun., July 5, 2020

20 for 20: Ranking Washington State’s top 20 athletes since 2000

Creating a list of the top athletes in Washington State history is a decidedly challenging task that demands months of research and grunt work, and one that may be futile …

UPDATED: Fri., July 3, 2020

Carlos Rosario makes it official, signs with WSU basketball

PULLMAN – Carlos Rosario made it official on Friday.

UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2020

Anticipating $102.7 million athletics deficit by 2022, Washington State braces for uncertainty

The deficit Washington State’s athletic department has grappled with for years is expected to reach $93.5 million by the end of the current fiscal year before rising in 2021 and …

UPDATED: Wed., June 17, 2020

Washington State, Mississippi State agree to future home-and-home series

Mike Leach hasn’t coached a game at Mississippi State yet, but already his new school and his former school have agreed on a future home-and-home series that could conceivably reunite …

UPDATED: Mon., June 15, 2020

Washington State’s A.J. Block signs with Kansas City Royals as free agent

A.J. Block wasn’t selected in the shortened Major League Baseball draft, but a professional career is still on the horizon for the left-handed pitcher from Washington State.

UPDATED: Sat., June 13, 2020

Action over words: How Washington State’s A.J. Cooper is leading change during a time of unrest

Lamonte McDougle had grown frustrated with the written statements flooding his social media timeline – many of them packed with overused catchphrases, Martin Luther King Jr. quotes and unfulfilled promises …

UPDATED: Thu., June 11, 2020

Washington State to begin voluntary workouts June 15; no positive COVID-19 tests recorded yet

Certain student-athletes at Washington State will be allowed to start participating in voluntary workouts on Monday as the school initiates a phased-in return to college athletics since the COVID-19 pandemic …

A Grip on Sports: There is nothing new to cheer on these days, but we can still watch the stars of yesteryear play

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Easter is over. The next big date on the calendar is Wednesday. Tax day. And then? Next on the agenda is planting the tomatoes.

A Grip on Sports: The most-accomplished women’s college basketball players in our lifetimes have accomplished so much

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s that time again. After a few days of news, it’s time to get back to looking back. And making a list. Checking it twice. …

A Grip on Sports: The Zags messed up their poll ranking by – and we’re not joking – winning two games at home by big margins over good-to-decent teams

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see how this worked. Team A won two games at home against teams ranked quite a bit higher in the metric the NCAA uses …

Gardner Minshew magic not enough to save Jaguars’ offensive coordinator John DeFilippo

Gardner Minshew was as good as any rookie quarterback in the NFL. Running back Leonard Fournette had a career year. And second-year pro DJ Chark became a weekly threat to …

A Grip on Sports: Washington State’s Cheez-It Bowl defeat drains Cougars’ ability to have a successful season

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, the 2019 Washington State Cougar football season ended in a bowl game – though Phoenix this week didn’t really qualify as a “warm-weather bowl …

WSU gets first elk for hoof disease research

Elk S19, otherwise known as Salix, is the first elk calf acquired by Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for its Elk Hoof Disease Research Program. Salix arrived on …

Washington State University offers elk hoof disease updates

For those interested in staying informed about Washington State University’s ongoing research into elk hoof disease, the university offers a newsletter update.

A Grip on Sports: Keith Lincoln was an integral part of WSU’s football history, from his nickname to his legacy

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Keith Lincoln is a legendary figure around Pullman and Washington State. But did the man match the myth? In some ways no, but in the …

A Grip on Sports: The U.S. women rate our attention as they try for another World Cup championship

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We spent part of our Monday morning watching the U.S. women fight its way to a 2-1 victory over Spain in the knockout round of …

Grip on Sports: Basketball memories can be buffeted by the winds, but never blown away completely

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We lost a valued member of our household over the weekend, one that served us well from nearly 25 years. It’s hard to let go.

Grip on Sports: The M’s were missing in action, and on TV, last night, losing 7-1 to Twins

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s a lot going on today. Let’s get right to it.

UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019

Washington State offense totals 11 touchdowns in second spring scrimmage

PULLMAN – Cammon Cooper threw for four touchdowns and Trey Tinsley threw three during Washington State’s second spring football scrimmage Saturday at Martin Stadium. The WSU offense totaled 11 touchdowns, …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018

Washington State tops 100 points in win over CSUN

Freshman CJ Elleby scored a season-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds with four assists as Washington State beat Cal State Northridge 103-94 on Tuesday night.

Pullman businesses and fans energized by football team’s meteoric rise

Hannah Wilson, a 20-year-old junior at Washington State, doesn’t typically go to college football games. That’s about to change.

Upon reflection, Washington State stayed golden thanks to sequence of big plays

The scoreboard reflected a 19-13 win for No. 10 Washington State on Saturday night. But only a couple of key plays allowed the Cougars to celebrate a win over the …