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Kane County Cougars Are Champions!

The Chicago Cubs Class A affiliate team, the Kane County Cougars, are champions of the Midwest League. The Cougars beat out the Lake County Captains Saturday, earning Kane County its first Midwest League championship since 2001. The Cougars, champions of the Western Division, beat the Captains, the Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, 7-2 to complete the sweep at Classic...
Via Sports Mockery
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington State beats Portland State 59-21

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Connor Halliday, the nation's leading passer, threw for 544 yards and six touchdowns on Saturday as Washington State beat Portland State 59-21. Isiah Myers caught 11 passes for 227 yards and three touchdowns for Washington State (1-2), which had opened the season with losses to Rutgers and Nevada but proved too much for FCS Portland State. Kieran McDonagh...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Jackson gets a building named for him at his alma mater

It’s been eight years since Keith Jackson retired from calling college football on ABC. Since then, he’s made a few appearances on television, but overall, he’s been enjoying his retirement. This week, Jackson was honored with a building dedicated in his name on the Washington State campus in Pullman. Keith M. Jackson Hall was unveiled Friday with the college football voice...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cougars blank Captains 6-0, take commanding 2-0 series lead

(Geneva, IL) – RHP Duane Underwood got the start for the Cougars and earned the win and Kane County shutout the Captains 6-0. Underwood pitched six scoreless innings, and walked five while striking out eight. Tyler Ihrig pitched three innings to earn the save, and to finish off the shutout for the Cougars. Kane County takes a two games to nothing lead in the best of five Midwest...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Basketball Preview: #10 Washington State Cougars

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a facelift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference, breaking down each team beginning with the Pac-12. Ernie Kent wasn’t exactly a sexy hire for the Washington State Cougars this off-season but does bring a level of familiarity to the Pac-12 stemming...
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Week 3 Preview and Predictions

Washington State and Colorado notwithstanding, the Pac-12 has had a very successful first two weeks of the season. Oregon looks like a national...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Captains fall in championship series opener, 4-3

GENEVA, Ill- The Kane County Cougars (1-0) took the lead in the bottom of the second and made it stick behind a great outing by Jen-Ho Tseng. The Cougars took game one from the Lake County Captains (0-1) 4-3 on Wednesday night. The Captains went 3-for-14 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. The Captains jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first. Right...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Leaf Sentenced To Five Years In Jail For Probation Violation, Won’t Serve Time

A Texas judge has sentenced former Washington State quarterback and #2 overall pick Ryan Leaf to five years in prison today for violating terms of his probation. However, Leaf won’t have to serve the sentence after receiving credit for time served in Montana, where he is currently jailed after pleading guilty on charges related to stealing prescription medications. While Leaf...
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State "Popcorn Guy" Gets the '30 for 30' Treatment

"What if I told you...that the difference between fan and legend...is one kernel away?"Bill Simmons better stop whining about the Emmys and greenlight this immediately.Still one of my five favorite college football GIFs of all-time:
Via Double Coverage Football
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Popcorn Guy Finally Gets His Own ’30 For 30′ Trailer

The other day, Colin Cowherd had a good idea (yes, seriously) when he suggested that the infamous Washington State popcorn guy should get his own 30 For 30 documentary. That is why today we have been blessed, courtesy of ESPN, with this official spoof trailer for ’30 For 30: Popcorn Guy.’ It’s pretty much perfect, except for the fact that’s it not actually going to be a real...
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougars at Nevada Wolf Pack: Betting Odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Washington State Cougars will travel to take on the Nevada Wolf Pack. Washington (0-1) will be looking for their first win of the season while Nevada (1-0) will look to build on their win from last week. Coverage of the game between Washington State and Nevada will get underway at 10:30 pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN from Mackay Stadium in Reno, NV. The Odds: The...
Via Tireball.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Washington State Flag Makes It To The PGA Championship, Takes Picture With The Wanamaker Trophy

The Washington State flag has certainly been making the rounds this college football off-season.  The flag made its way to Brazil for the World Cup, and now its hitting the links at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY. The Wanamaker Trophy Waves The Flag at the PGA Championship! #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/AMYtlC4QpB — Jason Krump (@JasonKrump) August 5...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach's summer: Writes book on Geronimo, catches 350-pound Sturgeon

HOLLYWOOD -- Mike Leach's key to a successful season? "Win one game a week." The never-boring Washington State coach spoke at Pac-12 Media Days at Paramount Studios on Wednesday and gave an update on his busy summer schedule, which included a book tour of his work 'Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior' and the birth of a granddaughter. "...
Via Fox Sports West
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU baseball's win streak halted by Washington State

PULLMAN, Wash. -- The 21st-ranked Arizona State baseball team fell behind by 10 runs in the fourth inning, then brought the tying run to the plate in the eighth before falling to Washington State 10-7 on Saturday at Bailey-Brayton Field. An eight-run fourth inning for the Cougars put the Sun Devils in an early 10-0 hole, but ASU countered with five runs in the fifth to cut the deficit...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball drops series finale to Washington State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Trace Tam Sing collected four hits and scored two runs for Washington State, which held off Arizona to secure a 3-2 victory and capture a three-game Pac-12 series Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. Washington State (6-9, 2-1 Pac-12) carried a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth when it brought closer Ian Hamilton into the game. Hamilton, who earned the save...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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