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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2023

This offseason has been filled with turnover for WSU football, with players graduating, coming and going via the transfer portal and coaching changes. But WSU has filled their last open coaching spot with...

Mahomes faced Tampa Bay in a Super Bowl LV matchup on Sunday night.

Burrow, Mahomes best in AFC again

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs is widely considered to be one of, if not the most interesting rounds in the playoffs. It is the week of the season which is known for having the best football. However,...

Dallas Cowboys Kicker Brett Maher missed four straight PATs in an NFL playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday.

Cowboys fail again, Eagles dominate

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

Saturday and Sunday's Divisional Round Playoffs gave us a pair of NFC games that were polar opposites: One massive blowout and one back-and-forth defensive masterclass. Who emerged victorious and advanced...

Mahomes faced Tampa Bay in a Super Bowl LV matchup on Sunday night.

Mahomes’ miraculous return leads KC to another AFC Championship

BEAU BRADEN January 26, 2023

NFL fans watched in suspense Saturday as MVP frontrunner Patrick Mahomes went down with an injury that seemed it could drastically impact the league’s playoff landscape.  With fewer than two minutes...

Approved protest, profitable progress, and sports

Approved protest, profitable progress, and sports

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2023

In 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the National Anthem before any game of the season. Instead, he kneeled. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a...

Dallas Cowboys Kicker Brett Maher missed four straight PATs in an NFL playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday.

The yips are athletes’ worst nightmare

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter January 18, 2023

The yips are an informal term that is used to describe a phenomenon where a professional athlete will suddenly and disastrously lose the ability to perform at a high level, or even a decent level. It is...

The NFL has a bigger culture problem 

The NFL has a bigger culture problem 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

On the Monday Night Football broadcast between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals, Bills safety Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest on the field following a routine tackle.  The injury itself...

The WSU football team runs onto the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Turkey and football 

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2022

Thanksgiving is one of America’s favorite holidays. A brisk day of the year filled with family, food and…football.  Yes, football. Football on turkey day is a tale as old as time. Allow me to go...

Who is the greatest NFL player to abuse drugs?

Who is the greatest NFL player to abuse drugs?

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 17, 2022

Who is the most successful NFL player to abuse drugs?  This is quite a loaded question. There are many that did drugs during a period of their career and remained highly successful. For the point...

Aaron Rodgers and Josh Gordon used illegal drugs and only one was kicked out for it.

The NFL has a drug problem

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

At this point in his career, Josh Gordon is mostly known for his usage of illegal drugs. He was essentially booted from the league for his drug usage and now the same league stands idly by while one of...

Seahawks Offensive Coordinator Shane Waldron has the offense thriving with his new QB.

You were wrong about Geno Smith, I was too, It is time to apologize

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2022

I have a confession to make. I did not believe in Geno Smith. When Russell Wilson went down with a broken finger last year, I was forced to accept that the season was over. The Seahawks had...

Senior forward Morgan Weaver kicks the ball past Arizona defenders Thursday night at the Lower Soccer Field.

Pro Cougs Tracker: Nov. 9, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor November 9, 2022

WSU is not an SEC or Big Ten school which means the number of athletes that springboard from WSU to the professional ranks earn a special place in the hearts of Cougs everywhere. However, with many...

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