With the shortened season scheduled to begin in two weeks and coronavirus present in every campus community, the Pac-12 announced Monday player participation thresholds for competition and revealed the tiebreaker scenarios for determining division champions and host of the conference title game.
Washington State still doesn't know what time it will kick off the Nov. 7 season opener against Oregon State, but the Pac-12 Conference announced possible starting times and television slots for both of the Cougars' Friday games later on in the year.
If Washington State's basketball team isn't able to improve on a 6-12 record in Pac-12 Conference play from last season, it probably won't be because the Cougars are repeatedly losing battles in the low post.
Washington's four scholarship quarterbacks — graduate student Kevin Thomson, redshirt sophomore Jacob Sirmon, redshirt freshman Dylan Morris and true freshman Ethan Garbers — will continue to compete in the Huskies' first padded practice of the fall Friday.
On more than one occasion since he was hired at Washington State, Nick Rolovich has stated his admiration for the coaches who build the foundation, shaped the culture and stimulated the passion for the football program he inherited in January.
The admission wasn't easy, but Mike Hopkins felt the importance of leveling with his Washington men's basketball team, which has engaged in a series of intimate conversations about race, social justice and politics over the past several months.
My favorite quote from Jurassic Park came when Dr. Ian Malcolm, portrayed by Jeff Goldblum, was in the lab where scientists were manufacturing dinosaurs. When one of those scientists said that the dinosaurs in the park can't breed because they're all female, it gave the professor pause.
Almost every sign points to some type of Pac-12 football taking place in 2020, but the conference's CEO group, consisting of university presidents and chancellors, is expected to discuss the finer points of what a shortened fall season would look during a meeting on Thursday.
The calls and emails flowed into Jon Snyder’s inbox at Gov. Jay Inslee’s office, and there were times when he felt like a circus juggler trying to weigh the benefits of return-to-play options for youth sports leagues against the risks of doing so in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
For more than a half-century Bob Robertson’s unmistakable sign-off, “Always be a good sport, be a good sport all ways,” was as about as synonymous with Washington State football as the “Go Cougs” slogan itself.
WENATCHEE — Things are coming together for an upcoming Wenatchee Wild hockey season. The team is looking for host families like they normally do. But things have been nothing like normal for the team this summer, due to the pandemic.
Tay Martin has made dozens of key plays for Washington State’s football team the last three years, starting as an outside wide receiver as a true freshman and developing into a fringe NFL prospect by his junior year.
In mid-April, with Washington State's athletic department already reeling from the forfeiture of spring sports, athletic director Pat Chun said it wasn't worth discussing the financial shortfalls the school would face if the COVID-19 pandemic outlasted the summer and bled into the month of A…
The Pac-12 plans to offer loans to each of its member schools' athletic departments if the 2020 college football season is canceled because of COVID-19, according to internal documents obtained by Mercury News' Jon Wilner.
Patrick Nunn isn't sure he'd be able to live with himself if the Washington State defensive back didn't do everything in his power to inspire change in what he and many of his Pac-12 Conference peers believe is a broken NCAA system.
Myles Gaskin and Azeem Victor both saw it on social media. The former UW football teammates separately stumbled onto an Instagram post from current Husky outside linebacker Joe Tryon on Sunday. They saw a photo of the traditional Pac-12 Conference crest, and each member institution surroundi…
There's no certainty the NBA will hold its annual predraft combine this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but if the annual event does occur, Washington State star CJ Elleby will have an opportunity to partake after accepting an invitation Tuesday.
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 last spring.
If you visit the official website, the Biletnikoff Award makes its criteria inherently clear. The award given to college football's top receiver isn't limited to the wide receiver position itself, but anybody on the field who thrives in a pass-catching position.
EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont High School’s high-flying Isaac Wellborn has signed to play basketball at Yakima Valley College next season. Wellborn averaged 20 points per game for the Wildcats last season. He was first-team, All-Big 9 this past year.
WENATCHEE — The Northwest Athletic Conference announced this week a plan to move the majority of fall sports to winter and spring quarters. Prompted by COVID-19 concerns, the conference executive board decided to take action on Thursday.