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 Steve Sarkisian, pictured in April at a spring scrimmage,  is going into his first season as the head coach at USC singing the praises of team togetherness.
Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, July 23
Former UW coach Steve Sarkisian finds life at USC “awesome” | Bud Withers

Steve Sarkisian talked at the first of two Pac-12 football media days Wednesday about how happy he was to be USC’s coach. That might not sit well with Husky fans upset that Sark turned UW into a way station instead of a destination.

Tuesday, June 3

For WSU, new football complex is the cat’s meow | Bud Withers

Five-story building ‘next logical step’ in restoring Cougar football program to prominence, says AD Bill Moos.

Friday, May 23

Former Cougar great Jason Gesser ready to call WSU games on the radio | Bud Withers

WSU broadcast team changed again, with Shawn McWashington no longer part of the team

Thursday, May 15

Pac-12 football title game at Levi’s Stadium: Will it work at a neutral site? | Bud Withers

The Pac-12, after having superior division winners host in its first three years with a title game, has chosen to plop the thing in the middle of an area demonstrably lukewarm about college football.

Monday, May 5

With the help of TV, Rick Neuheisel returning to good graces on numerous fronts | Bud Withers

Former Washington coach Rick Neuheisel is up for a deserved Emmy for his work with Pac-12 Networks.

Thursday, May 1

Pac-12 coaches call out SEC for not playing by same rules | Bud Withers

Powerful SEC again marches to different beat and stays at eight conference games, while the Pac-12, Big 12 and Big Ten will play nine.

Saturday, April 19

Boston, one year later, even stronger than we imagined | Bud Withers

Monday’s Boston Marathon will honor the courage the city showed last year, but the violence of 2013 is a painful reminder of the vulnerability at major sports events.

Wednesday, April 2

Ernie Kent needed the Cougars, and the Cougs needed him | Bud Withers

Kent was introduced as Washington State’s new basketball coach. He’ll make $1.4 million annually.

Monday, March 31

Ernie Kent at WSU: A rebuilding project unlike any other in the Pac-12 | Bud Withers

Ernie Kent, who is somewhat familiar with Houdini escapes from his days coaching at Oregon, accepted a challenge of a similar magnitude, that of rebuilding the sagging Washington State men’s basketball program.

Sunday, March 23

Arizona too much for Gonzaga in NCAA tournament game | Bud Withers

The Bulldogs slog through a forgettable first 15 minutes and are unable to recover as Arizona bounces Gonzaga from the NCAA tournament, 84-61, to reach the Sweet 16.

Saturday, March 22

Arizona’s Kaleb Tarczewski and Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski will be a key matchup | Bud Withers

With the Wildcats and Bulldogs set to do battle for the last spot in the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 on Sunday, the team’s centers will prove crucial.