PULLMAN — In late January, Pat Chun took the first step toward improving the baseball product at Washington State, getting approval to move forward with $10 million renovations to Bailey-Brayton Field.

PULLMAN — Eight years later, it’s still the most popular jersey at Washington State home basketball games and before long, Klay Thompson’s No. 1 will be hanging in the rafters at Beasley Coliseum.

PULLMAN — With no less than five television cameras pointed at Marvin Cannon, and a few more voice recorders sprinkled in, the beads of sweat started forming on the Washington State sophomore’s hairline, rolling onto his forehead and all the way down to his cheeks.

LAS VEGAS — When all the seeding chaos finally settled late Saturday night, and the Pac-12 Tournament sorted out who’d be playing who in today’s first-round games at T-Mobile Arena, the conference spit out a familiar matchup for the teams positioned in sixth and 11th places.

PULLMAN — Oregon scored 20 points off 17 Washington State turnovers and even as the Cougars returned closer to full-strength Wednesday night, the self-inflicted wounds that hurt them last week in the Bay Area were too much to overcome on the Palouse in a 72-61 loss to the Ducks at Beasley Coliseum.

SAN ANTONIO — Mike Leach, who led Washington State to its first 11-win season in school history and guided the Cougars to their fourth consecutive postseason appearance, was named the Football Bowl Subdivision American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) National Coach of the Year, the organ…

PULLMAN — In the weeks and months after Tyler Hilinski’s death, members of the Washington State football team were surrounded by psychiatrists, doctors and other mental health specialists dedicated to guiding the Cougars through a trying time in their lives.