Found February 14, 2012 on WSU Football Blog:
PLAYERS: Bill Simmons
Happy Tuesday morning Cougar fans. First of all, I cannot wait to finally watch our hoops team on the tube this week. How about you? Secondly, what about RG5? I think he is going to do wonders out of the backfield in our Air Raid Offense next fall! So, I must admit I haven't been keeping up with the current events of the last week since I returned home from Arizona. I was sick all last week, attending work feeling like bunk and then volunteering all weekend at a leadership event. Needless to say, my web browsing activity was at an all-time decline (seriously, some adult websites may have gone out of business with my absence). Eye kiiiiiiiidddd.. Anyways, browsing last night, I came across an article on a site that I quite frankly despise.  You see, at some point in 2011, my favorite writer in the history of writers, Bill Simmons, launched his own website called Grantland. Simmons made his mark in Boston, before joining ESPN and has an incredibly loyal following. He was grea...

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