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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Approximately half of the spring 2023 Evergreen sports section poses for a group photo in front of Murrow Hall, May 4, 2023.

WAZZU WEEKLY: Thank you, sports readers

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 18, 2023

The last two weeks have seen Pac-12 Championships for tennis, track and field, and rowing, the Women’s Golf NCAA West Regionals hosted by WSU at the Palouse Ridge Golf Course and Pullman High School...

Klay Thompson speaks at a press conference after having his jersey retired at Saturdays mens basketball game against OSU at Beasley Coliseum.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Game 6 Klay goes away, pro Cougs win XFL Championship

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 16, 2023

Klay Thompson’s 10th active NBA season is over after “Game 6 Klay” went away, a pro Coug won the XFL Championship and another pro Coug earned his first career save for the New York Yankees. Thompson...

WSU recognizes senior linebacker Daiyan Henley before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Henley drafted to NFL, Thompson advances in NBA Playoffs

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 2, 2023

We all knew it was coming; on Saturday, Daiyan Henley got a call from the Los Angles Chargers informing him that he was an NFL player. The Los Angeles Chargers drafted Henley No. 85 overall Friday in...

Aaron Rodgers in December 2019.

Packers trade Aaron Rodgers to New York Jets in familiar deal

GABE KAIJA, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2023

Similar to George Lucas’ "Star Wars" films, the NFL has a history of repeating itself; it’s like poetry, it rhymes. Fifteen years ago, the Green Bay Packers traded legendary quarterback Brett Favre...

C.J Stroud in a Houston Texans uniform.

Beau Talks Mocks: Beau Braden’s 2-round NFL Mock Draft

BEAU BRADEN, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2023

The NFL Draft is around the corner and that means all of your favorite outlets are creating mock drafts. Evergreen columnist Beau Braden makes his predictions for where the top-ranked football prospects...

Calvin Ridley will be the first player to wear No. 0 with the new rules.

NFL to allow players to wear jersey No. 0

GABE KAIJA, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2023

For the first time since the ‘80s, the NFL approved a rule change on March 28 to allow players to sport No. 0 on their chest.  This comes after the league allowed numbers traditionally reserved for...

Best of the older bunch: Top players over 30 

Best of the older bunch: Top players over 30 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 1, 2023

Last week, I looked at the young talent and future faces of the NBA, MLB and NFL. The mark I set was for the age of 30, around the tail end of many athletes' athletic primes.  Usually, when there is...

Daiyan Henley speaking to the media after WSUs Pro Day, March 28, 2023 at the WSU Pro Day, March 28, 2023

Daiyan Henley continues to impress at WSU Pro Day

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor March 30, 2023

Daiyan Henley is counting down the days until the NFL draft. “[Scouts are saying] Stay focused on what you have to do take everything day by day and not to think too much about that draft day, even...

Julio Rodríguez has been nothing short of a superstar for the Seattle Mariners and singed what could be the most lucrative deal in American sports history in August.

Future and now of the leagues: Best players under 30 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief March 23, 2023

When thinking of the big three leagues, several young players are the first names to pop up in conversations about the best the league has to offer. That shows the growth and interest of these leagues...

WSU head coach Kamie Ethrige hoists the Pac-12 Championship trophy as her WSU womens basketball team celebrates after beating UCLA 65-61 in the Pac-12 Championship, March 5, 2023 in the Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas.

WSU women’s hoops wins Pac-12 Championship, baseball off to best start in 43 years

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor March 10, 2023

The WSU Cougars are Pac-12 Champions! On Sunday, WSU women’s basketball did what no WSU team had done in decades. They won the Pac-12 Championship, and they did so in spectacular fashion — by winning...

Russell Wilson on the Broncos during training camp 2022.

Looking back at the biggest trades of the 2022–2023 NFL season

GABE KAIJA, Evergreen reporter March 2, 2023

As the one-year anniversary of the franchise-altering trade that sent quarterback Russell Wilson from Seattle to Denver approaches, there is no better time than now to take a look at some of the biggest...

WSU running back Max Borghi (21) waves to camera while running onto the field before a college football game against the University of Arizona at Martin Stadium, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Max Borghi, more Cougs in XFL

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor February 24, 2023

The Chiefs won the Super Bowl and football season is over, right? Thanks to the Extreme Football League, it’s always football season, meaning there are more Pro Cougs to track. Max Borghi reintroduced...

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