Cougars Fire Defensive Coordinator, LB Coach

Washington State has fired defensive coordinator Mike Breske and outside linebackers coach Paul Volero after the Cougars finished 3-9 with a loss to Washington in the Apple Cup. The school confirmed both coaches had been let go by coach Mike Leach on Sunday night. Fox Sports first reported the firings. The Cougars finished 10th in the Pac-12 in scoring defense and were particularly vulnerable in the secondary. Washington State was 11th in pass defense and often couldn't get the stops to help the offense. The Cougars had only one interception after Sept. 13. It was a significant step back after the defense was a strength during Leach's second season. Both Breske and Volero had been with Leach since he came to Washington State before the 2012 season. PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – December 1, 2014

Eastern Washington Races By Eastern Oregon 104-87

Venky Jois scored a career-high 38 points and Ognjen Miljkovic and Tyler Harvey scored 23 apiece to lead Eastern Washington to a 104-87 win over Eastern Oregon on Sunday. Jim Hayford picked up his 300th win as a head coach while the Eagles are 6-1 for the first time in 37 years. Bryan McGriff had 32 points and 10 rebounds and De'Sean Mattox had 27 points and nine assists for the Mountaineers. EWU, up 53-45 at halftime, shot 56.3 percent from the field, going 36 of 64, and made 26 of 29 free throws. Eastern Oregon was 14 of 28 on 3-pointers but went 15 of 35 inside the arc as Jois blocked four shots. CHENEY, Wash. (AP) – December 1, 2014

Oregon Too Much For Portland State 81-59

Jalil Abdul-Bassit scored all 19 of his points in the first half as Oregon roared away early to an 81-59 victory over Portland State on Sunday night. Joseph Young also had 19 points for the Ducks, who had five players in double figures and snapped a two-game losing streak. Dillon Brooks had 16 points, 12 in the second half while Casey Benson finished with 13 points and Jordan Bell 10. DaShaun Wiggins led the Vikings with 15 points off the bench, and Bryce White and Braxton Tucker both added 10. Starting three freshmen and no one taller than 6-foot-6, Oregon blocked 12 shots and held Portland State to season-low 25.8 percent shooting. Brooks' season-high 14 rebounds led the Ducks, whose largest lead was 73-46. Bell's 10 rebounds also gave him a double-double. EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – December 1, 2014

Sherman's Big Night Leads Seattle Past 49ers Again

hawks49ersRichard Sherman set up the only touchdown with another key defensive play in this heated rivalry, then made a second interception with the 49ers driving late, and the Seattle Seahawks ended a five-game losing streak on San Francisco's home field with a 19-3 win Thursday night.

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Sherman, Baldwin Dig At NFL In Press Conference

lynchbaldwin nflWith the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media. Sherman and Baldwin made mention of everything

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