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Cougars collapse against Beavers

Evan Baron Evergreen Football reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

With less than five minutes left in the third quarter, the WSU football team was 2 yards shy of a touchdown that would put them ahead of the Oregon State Beavers.Redshirt junior quarterback Connor Halliday received the snap and threw a jump ball in the back left corner of the end zone, which senior wi...

Danny Lawhorn no longer with WSU

From staff reports

October 12, 2013


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Men's basketball Head Coach Ken Bone announced Friday that junior guard Danny Lawhorn has left WSU and is no longer a member of the team. "We wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors," Bone said. Lawhorn was expected to play significant minutes for the Cougars at the guard position. H...

Cougs battle Beavers at home

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 11, 2013


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The annual Dad’s Weekend has arrived in Pullman, and the Washington State Cougars will play in front of a sold-out Martin Stadium against the Oregon State Beavers.The Saturday game will mark the first Pac-12 matchup in Pullman this season and could be a statement game for the Cougars if they win. And if...

NFL Teams on the rise and on the decline

NFL Teams on the  rise and on the decline

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


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The current NFL season has thrown in several surprises and disappointments for fans and experts alike.The Cleveland Browns are tied for the lead in the AFC North Division. The Kansas City Chiefs are still undefeated.Perennial powerhouses like the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers have s...

Motivated by family

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 11, 2013


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Before every game, defensive tackle Kalafitoni Pole gets a simple reminder of what he needs to do out on the field. He hears it from his coaches, too, but this reminder hits a little closer to home. It comes from his father in the form of a text.Pole said his dad always tells him that he needs to play...

Three reasons the Red Sox are poised for a title

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


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If there are a few things the city of Boston is known for, it’s that ear-aching accent, wicked hot ‘chowdah’ and winning championships.“There’s only one postseason. There’s only one fall classic. There’s only one October,” was the catchphrase uttered by comedian and Massachusetts native ...

Freeman is the right fit

Freeman is the right fit

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

A week after being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Josh Freeman has found a home with the Minnesota Vikings that will result in success for both sides.Freeman signed a yearlong $3 million deal with the Vikings, according to ESPN.com. However, the Vikings will likely sign the quarterback to a l...

Miami’s reign is over

Miami’s reign is over

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


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The current Miami Heat squad is on the verge of going down in history as a dynastyThe team has won three consecutive Eastern Conference Finals and two consecutive NBA championships. This would not have happened if not for the addition of LeBron James three years ago, as The King chose to sign with Miami in...

Coming up short, men’s golf takes second in Ohio

Coming up short, men’s golf takes second in Ohio

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 9, 2013


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The WSU men's golf team finished second after a late surge from Division II South Carolina-Aiken on Tuesday at the Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.WSU was favorited to take first place.USC-Aiken, a perennial golf powerhouse in the Division II ranks, trailed the WSU men’s golf team by nine strokes heading into...

Gus made the wrong NFL move

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 9, 2013


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Gus Bradley made a decision this offseason that could define his career. Offensive and defensive coordinators leave successful teams every year to take over for struggling teams as the head coach. Many hope to revive the derailed franchise and build their legacy as a savior who brought the team to NF...

Over-hyped and overrated: why Derrick Rose isn’t ‘all that’

Over-hyped and overrated: why Derrick Rose isn’t ‘all that’

Shaun Knight Evergreen columnist

October 8, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

To put it kindly, sports in Chicago have been an embarrassment. The Chicago Bears are riding a two-game losing streak and haven’t won a road game against a team with a winning record since Week 7 – of the 2011 season.Both baseball teams ended their equally-disastrous seasons with last-place divis...

The same mindset

Evan Baron Evergreen Football reporter

October 8, 2013


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After a 22 point victory over California on Saturday, the WSU football team holds a 4-2 record and is two wins away from a bowl game.Players at Monday's press conference showed excitement about the position this team is in; however, the team is still working to improve."It's a big thing to go out there...

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