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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

Athletics Director Pat Chun confirmed a 10-year, $11 million deal in 2021.

WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun testifies before Congress

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 6, 2023

Pat Chun, WSU director of athletics, spoke before a House subcommittee in Washington D.C. to ask them to partner with the NCAA to develop federal standards for monetizing their name, image and likeness.  With...

WSU wide receiver DeZhaun Stribling celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

The good, the bad, the ugly of transfer portal 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief December 9, 2022

With college athletes now earning money from their name, image and likeness, there is even more incentive to move to the bigger market schools for high-level athletes. While name, image and likeness is...

WSU wide receiver DeZhaun Stribling celebrates with teammates after defeating Colorado State 38-7, Sep. 17.

Transfer portal, coaching changes rock Wazzu, Pac-12

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor December 8, 2022

There has been a plethora of football news over the past week, defensive coordinator Brian Ward is leaving WSU and the transfer portal and Name Image and Likeness have hit college football hard. The biggest...

WSU defenders Armani Marsh (8) and RJ Stone (10) pursue California quarterback Jack Plummer during an NCAA football match, Oct. 1.

WSU athletics concludes first NIL Town Hall

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief October 19, 2022

The NCAA now allows student-athletes to make money off their brand. WSU held a town hall on Monday with athletes and coaches as guest speakers to discuss the development of NIL and why anyone should care...

Archie Manning received $280,000 from University of Texas for one weekend visit. A practice that is common in college football.

NCAA hopes NIL will cover up dark past

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief October 13, 2022

On June 17, 2022, Arch Manning, a five-star quarterback recruit, landed in Austin, Texas for his official Texas Longhorn visit.  With his last name and talent, he is one of the most highly...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward looks for a pass during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Sep. 24.

WSU student-athletes set for autograph signing 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief September 29, 2022

Several WSU student-athletes are capitalizing on new NCAA rules allowing them to make money on their name, image or likeness. In one of the first notable instances of a Coug athlete utilizing the new...

WSUs rowing team will now head to Ohio for the Big-10 Invitational from April 17-18.

WSU to hire a Director of Student Athlete Innovation

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

WSU Athletics is furthering its involvement with name, image and likeness by hiring a director of student-athlete innovation, a role they hope will provide new opportunities for student-athletes. This...

Butch T. Cougar dunks the ball during halftime of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Beasley Coliseum, March 5.

WSU partners with Icon Source for NIL

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor March 28, 2022

WSU announced the implementation of Icon Suite resources for all WSU student-athletes this morning. The Icon Suite, created by Icon Source, offers a marketplace for name, image and likeness deals between...

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