Cougars fire football coach Paul Wulff

November 29, 2011 by  

SEATTLE — Paul Wulff wanted just a little more time. Bill Moos, the Washington State athletic director, thought WSU had run out of it. Tuesday morning, Moos dismissed Wulff after four struggling years of Cougars football in which WSU went 9-40. At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Moos said informing Wulff on Tuesday morning that [...]

NBA, players reach tentative agreement

November 26, 2011 by  

NEW YORK — NBA owners and players reached a tentative agreement early Saturday to end the 149-day lockout. After a secret meeting earlier this week, the sides met for more than 15 hours Friday, working to try to save the season. This handshake deal, however, still must be ratified by both owners and players. “We’ve [...]

Stewart rallies for Sprint Cup title

November 20, 2011 by  

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Tony Stewart insisted he wasn’t a title contender when NASCAR’s championship race began. When it became clear he actually was a viable threat, he kicked it into another gear and vowed to go for broke in his pursuit of Carl Edwards. Did he ever. Stewart used a powerful and relentless drive — [...]

The weekend in pictures

October 24, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — In case you missed it, here are some of the best photos from some of the biggest sports news stories from the past weekend.

MotoGP rider killed in crash

October 23, 2011 by  

Marco Simoncelli, a rising MotoGP star, died Sunday at the same Malaysian circuit where the Italian won the 250cc world title in 2008. He was 24. Nicknamed ’Super Sic’ and sporting a mop of curly hair, Simoncelli was predicted by many to be a future MotoGP world champion. He died a week after Indianapolis 500 [...]

Autos: Vettel wins F1 championship

October 9, 2011 by  

SUZUKA, Japan  — Sebastian Vettel wrapped up his second straight Formula One championship Sunday, finishing third behind Jenson Button in the Japanese Grand Prix. Needing just one point to take the title if Button won the race, Vettel earned 15 points to clinch the title with four races left. The 24-year-old German star, the series’ [...]

Autos: Tander wins 3rd Bathurst 1,000

October 9, 2011 by  

BATHURST, Australia — Garth Tander raced to his third Bathurst 1,000 victory Sunday, holding off Craig Lowndes in Australia’s most prestigious touring car race. The Holden Racing Team driver won by less then three-tenths of a second in the 161-lap race on the 3.8-mile Mount Panorama circuit. Pole-sitter Greg Murphy was third.

Former WSU standout Gleason says he has ALS

September 26, 2011 by  

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Steve Gleason may always be remembered most for his blocked punt on the night the Louisiana Superdome reopened for the first time after Hurricane Katrina — a play that stirred an already emotional crowd into a deafening, drink-spilling frenzy. The retired New Orleans Saints folk hero only hopes he can continue [...]

9/21/11 NASCAR Chase capsules

September 21, 2011 by  

A glance at the 12 drivers competing in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship heading into this weekend’s race at New Hampshire (in order of points): Kevin Harvick CHASE POINTS: First, 2,054 points POSITION CHANGE: Plus 1 CAR: No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet TEAM: Richard Childress Racing WHAT HAPPENED LAST WEEK: Stretched fuel to the [...]

DW and Larry Mac talk about driver feuds

September 14, 2011 by  

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