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Mariners ought to look ahead

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

June 18, 2014

As the MLB season wears on, cracks have begun to appear in the pristine rosters of opening day – and the Seattle Mariners are no exception.Even though they have stayed afloat in the American League West by hovering around .500, they need to make some necessary tune-ups in order to solidify their pl...

LeBron has options, but he’s not going anywhere

The Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) has his shot blocked by the San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena in Miami, June 12, 2014.

MONTANA BURKE | Evergreen columnist

June 18, 2014

“Obviously, I didn't do enough,” LeBron James said in the post-game conference that followed the San Antonio Spurs’ 104-87 win over the Miami Heat that concluded a 4-1 finals series. Is this true?James had 31 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. He spent the beginning of the game as the point guard ...

Freshman closer Ian Hamilton named All-American

From staff reports

June 11, 2014

Freshman closer Ian Hamilton is making a name for himself both in Pullman and across the nation. On Monday, Hamilton earned his second selection to a freshman All-America team, this time by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.The NCBWA named Hamilton to its second team, and he is the o...

Summer Session office to host pre-Hoopfest tournament

LUKE HAXTON | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014

Spokane Hoopfest, the largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament in the world, is just a few weeks away. The WSU Summer Session office is looking to get future participants warmed up with a tournament of their own in Pullman.The tournament might not draw in the couple hundred thousand players that ...

Kent recruits Dunbar, others to WSU basketball squad

Then-senior DeVonte Lacy and then-sophomores Ike Iroegbu and Josh Hawkinson huddle with other team members during a game against Stanford, Feb. 15, 2014.

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014

Ernie Kent wasted no time reloading the men’s basketball roster with guys who fit his guard-oriented system. Since being introduced as head coach on March 31, Kent has handed out four of the five available scholarships for the 2014-15 basketball season.The newest addition to the roster is Trevor Dunbar, a 5...

Cano is not worth the cost

The Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano in the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park in Miami, April 19, 2014.

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014

When the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract to be their new second baseman, they thought they would get the sweet-swinging home run hitter from New York.Instead, Cano's performance has been entirely different this season from the one he gave during his nine years w...

Marbut extension still not confirmed

From staff reports

May 28, 2014

It’s been more than a week since WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos announced on KQQQ’s “The Morning News” that Cougar baseball coach Donnie Marbut will receive an extension on his WSU contract, but that is yet to be confirmed.Following the announcement, team spokesman Craig Lawson told Jeff Nus...

Keep your tweets to yourself, Sherman

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014

Richard Sherman might think he’s a shutdown cornerback in the NFL. He might even go so far as to say he is the best cornerback at shutting down opposing receivers in the league. But no matter how much he talks, he still can’t convince everyone.The newest person to question Sherman’s ability and ...

That’s a wrap; Cougar baseball loses final game of season

That's a wrap; Cougar baseball loses final game of season

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen reporter

May 28, 2014

The 2014 season ended as bitterly as one would have expected for the WSU baseball team.Playing against No. 21 Arizona State, the Cougars dropped two of three games in their final series of the season, finishing with a record of 24-30. Meanwhile, the Sun Devils locked up third place in the Pac-12 conference...

NBA needs to work on its fairness game

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014

In American culture, people are rewarded for rising from nothing and achieving greatness. Underdogs in sports are the same way. They find themselves in overwhelming circumstances, projected to lose by an immense amount to an opponent whom nobody has beaten in years. Yet, in these stories, David finds...

Not enough: Cougar baseball loses fourth of last five games in close fashion

Shortstop Trace Tam Sing at bat during a game against USC, May 2, 2014.

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014

A comeback attempt against Seattle University proved futile on Monday as WSU lost 4-3 on the road. The Redhawks were aided by a big third inning in which they scored three runs against Cougars’ starting pitcher Sean Hartnett.The Cougars kept the game within reach when they scored twice in the top ha...

Bucannon scores spot on Cardinals roster

Former WSU safety Deone Bucannon partipates in senior day to showcase his abilities. Bucannon was recently drafted in the first round of the NFL draft. Photo taken March 12, 2014.

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

Former WSU safety Deone Bucannon capped a season full of accolades with a phone call on national television that would ultimately change his life.Bucannon was selected No. 27 overall by the Arizona Cardinals last Thursday in the NFL Draft, the first Cougar to be drafted in the first round since the Seat...

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