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Track and field returns to the Palouse for meet in the Bubble

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2017

This weekend the WSU bubble will host the 2017 Cougar Indoor Invitational track and field meet.The meet will kick off at 12:30 p.m. on Friday with the 60-meter hurdles, the first event of the women’s pentathlon. The Cougar Indoor Invitational will conclude with the women’s 1600-meter relay at 4:30 pm on S...

Student-athletes need to be left alone on National Signing Day

By NICK THOMAS | Evergreen columnist

January 31, 2017

Cameras, lights and national TV coverage. Sometimes enough stars to fill a red carpet. A scene usually reserved for modern cathedrals of sport has invaded a high school gym.National Signing Day has recently evolved from simply the opening of the NCAA’s official signing period to an extravagant celebr...

Palouse wants to see Atlanta buck the trend in Super Bowl LI

Palouse wants to see Atlanta buck the trend in Super Bowl LI

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen sports columnist

January 27, 2017

The stage is set for Super Bowl LI after the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots cemented their spots with blowout victories in conference championship games.To better understand which team the Palouse community is rooting for, this week I conducted an online poll. The Seattle Seahawks are clearly...

Cougar basketball season explained using Will Ferrell quotes

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

January 26, 2017

What better way to complete a mid-season WSU men’s basketball progress report than by using movie quotes from one of the most popular comedic actors of our generation, Will Ferrell?“I am still alive but very burnt.” — Mustafa (Austin Powers).The Cougars narrowly escaped Montana State and Centra...

National Baseball Hall of Fame voting has flaws

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen columnist

January 24, 2017

The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) needs to get it together.Baseball has a reputation as a sport built on tradition, with a romantic picture of a diamond under a sunset on an August evening. While that may be true on the field, once the real game ends it becomes a game of politics.The N...

WSU-UW matchup is more than a rivalry game in Pullman

WSU-UW matchup is more than a rivalry game in Pullman

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

January 19, 2017

The matchup between WSU and the University of Washington is always a heated rivalry. We Cougars know that it is not just a rivalry, but more so a necessity to show our support and be at the games – and this is especially true when the Huskies are in town.This weekend’s matchup will be no differen...

Salt Lake City hosts entertaining basketball weekend

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

January 19, 2017

I spent an action packed 48 hours in Salt Lake City, Utah, over MLK weekend, taking in three basketball games in two days. This is a story about love, hate, adventure, dread and basketball, but mostly basketball.Upon arriving at the Salt Lake City International Airport a little before 4 p.m. local time on Friday...

ACC, Duke dropped the ball with Allen’s tripping

ACC, Duke dropped the ball with Allen’s tripping

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen sports columnist

January 17, 2017

The biggest story in college basketball at the midway point of the season is arguably Duke junior guard Grayson Allen and his tripping spree.There have been multiple cases of Allen purposely tripping opposing players dating back to February of 2016, and Allen was most recently suspended during one game f...

Cougs still searching for the solution at the three

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

January 12, 2017

Oregon’s NBA first round draft prospect, senior forward Chris Boucher, put on a show against the Cougars with a barrage of threes on Saturday in Pullman in an 85-66 rout. The six-foot-10 monolith leads the (15-2) No.13 ranked Ducks into the conference schedule with a great deal of confidence and upsid...

American football is going global

American football is going global

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

January 10, 2017

In just a few weeks, over 100 million people will be glued to their televisions as Super Bowl 51 kicks off at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The commentators, the game itself and the commercials in between are going to, once again, have a tough time trying to entertain an audience with such a diverse dem...

The Tide rolls over the Pac-12 and West Coast football

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen sports columnist

January 9, 2017

‘We want ‘Bama,’ is a preferred and frequently used chant by fans of top-rated college football teams each season. Washington was no exception this year, nor was Southern California.Both teams took on the top-ranked and undefeated Crimson Tide this season with high expectations and dreams of a...

Game rewind: Flynn’s clutch play helps WSU close out Dawgs

Game rewind: Flynn’s clutch play helps WSU close out Dawgs

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

January 2, 2017

Led by freshman guard Malachi Flynn’s eight points with under five minutes to go in the game, WSU bounded past the hometown Huskies 79-74 to ring in the new year with a conference-opening win.Along with ‘Doogie’ Flynn’s refined performance in crunch time, the Cougars were aided by the efforts of senior forward...

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