PULLMAN — Washington State played from behind throughout the second half and could not pull off an unforgettable victory in Jake Dickert’s debut as interim head coach of this fractured football program.
Nick Rolovich may have jeopardized his future as a college football coach by refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, a decision that led to his firing Monday by Washington State for flouting Gov. Jay Inslee’s mandate for state employees.
Former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich plans to take legal action against the university for what his lawyer termed an “unjust and unlawful” termination, according to a news release distributed Wednesday by the lawyer.
On Saturday night, Washington State football players unloaded a bucket of yellow Gatorade on Nick Rolovich’s head. Wide receiver Travell Harris beelined to the coach before jumping on his shoulders. Others embraced Rolovich for what some probably figured could be the last time. In a locker r…
Seahawks rush end Darrell Taylor has a sore neck but otherwise appears to have escaped major injury after a scary incident late in Sunday night's 23-20 overtime loss at Pittsburgh, coach Pete Carroll said on his weekly radio show Monday morning.
SAN FRANCISCO — New Washington women’s basketball head coach Tina Langley and the addition of a cache of newcomers, including standout Nancy Mulkey did very little to brighten the preseason outlook of the Huskies.
Any hopes that the Pac-12 was going to vanquish its reputation as the runt of the Power Five football leagues seem to be fading. Just two teams remain in the AP Top 25 poll, No. 9 Oregon and No. 18 Arizona State and nobody has emerged as the class of the conference.
On the final day state employees are able to comply with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate, Washington State’s Nick Rolovich couldn’t say for certain whether he’d still be the Cougars’ football coach after Oct. 18, the day workers must be fully vaccinated to avoid termination.
If there was one unit the Huskies could rely on, if there was one group fans knew would deliver, if there was one component to this Washington football team that seemed indestructible, it was the offensive line.
Through two games, Washington ranks first in the country in passing defense (74.5 yards per game), third in opponent yards per pass attempt (3.9), sixth in opponent pass efficiency rating (82.94), seventh in opponent completion percentage (50%) and seventh in opponent pass attempts per game (19).
In his weekly news conference Monday, Jimmy Lake said UW’s struggles start with some variation of “us,” “me” or “coaching” six different times. He said it “comes back to coaching” four times, and sprinkled in a “we have to coach them better” to complete the ambiguous accountability theme.
Monday was the deadline for Nick Rolovich to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 shot and remain on track to be fully vaccinated by Gov. Jay Inslee’s Oct. 18 deadline for public, private and charter-school employees, but the Washington State football coach still isn’t elaborating on his vaccination status.
Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few was cited on suspicion of drunken driving Monday after he was pulled over north of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, according to the Coeur d’Alene Police Department.
Jayden de Laura was unable to deliver a victory for the Washington State football team Saturday night against Utah State, but the sophomore quarterback did enough in relief of injured Jarrett Guarantano to be the likely starter this Saturday against Portland State.
Jimmy Lake’s predecessor, Chris Petersen, was pretty open about the pressures of being a head coach. He recalled being unable to enjoy the Rose Bowl — the game he grew up watching — due to the stress of the job.
Ten days before his team produced arguably its most embarrassing performance in program history, coach Jimmy Lake was asked what it would take for Washington to compete for College Football Playoff berths on an annual basis.