Andrew Crookston

  • joined Oct 23, 2011
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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Proud dad and Coug homer writing about NCAA, Pac-12 and Washington State athletics from an obnoxiously biased, nonobjective standpoint. Culture junkie.
Contributing writer for CougCenter and Pacific Takes.

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New litigation over scholarships looms over NCAA


The NCAA and 11 member conferences are facing litigation from 14 plaintiffs over the ability to cap financial aid agreements that fall below the actual cost of attendance.

Five things to know about Chester Su'a


Chester Su'a looks to reestablish himself in a contributing role this season after missing all of 2013 with an injury.

Five things to know about Rickey Galvin


A look at five things to know about Rickey Galvin as he enters his redshirt senior year.

HCA: Cougs lacking impact players in the NFL


Chris Burke made a list of top Pac-12 alumni in the NFL. Only one former WSU player made Burke's list.

Five things to know about Beau Glover


Beau Glover is a name that floated around a lot during the spring camp. Come get to know him.

Five things you should know about Isiah Myers


Isiah Myers has been a key piece of the WSU receiving corps for the past two seasons. 2014 will be his final season in Pullman.

Five things you should know about Jeremiah Allison


Jeremiah Allison is an amazing young man with an incredible story. Here are five things that you may not know about Allison.

Five things you should know about Gunnar Eklund


Get to know veteran offensive lineman Gunnar Eklund

Five things you should know about Brett Bartolone


If healthy, Brett Bartolone will try to return to the form he had in 2012 when he led the Cougs in receptions.

Pac-12 leads the way in concussion safety


The NCAA is urging schools to limit the number of contact football practices in order to reduce concussions. The Pac-12 is already one step ahead of the curve after setting restrictions back in 2013.

HCA: WSU football potpourri


Connor Halliday was named to a watch list and Toni Pole was named to a likable list on Friday.

Small, resilient group of seniors to lead Cougs


Fourteen seniors will be putting on the Crimson and Gray for their final season in 2014.

NCAA issues new concussion guidelines


On Monday, the NCAA issued new concussion guidelines that call for restricted contact practices and other changes.

HCA: Tanielu shining in the New York-Penn League


Four members of the WSU baseball team were drafted in June's MLB draft. Here's a look at the starts they have gotten off to.

Leach puts 'Geronimo strategies' to use at WSU


Mike Leach and Buddy Levy's account of the life of 'Geronimo' reflects on several leadership lessons that Leach has put into practice since taking over as WSU's coach.

HCA: Tix for Rutgers game to go on sale to public


WSU will be opening ticket sales for the season-opening game against Rutgers this Monday.

HCA: Kids soak Ernie Kent


WSU men's basketball coach Ernie Kent finished off the week at WSU's Kids Day Camp by getting water thrown on him by several kids in the name of charity.

Moos defines FOB as just a 'first investment'


Bill Moos let the media know the Football Operations Building is just a a first investment for WSU athletics with more to come.

HCA: Kent and Leach in Tri-Cities


The WSU head coaches were on the fund raising trail on Friday in well-known part of Cougar Country

HCA: Father's Day Weekend Brief


A few WSU related items of interest to start the Father's Day Weekend.

Meet Buddy Levy, Mike Leach's coauthor


The WSU professor discusses what it was like writing a collaborative work on the life Geronimo.

HCA: Coaches and players connecting during summer


A rule change that took effect last Fall allows Football coaches to hold mandatory workout and film sessions over the summer.

Our tour of the new football operations building

Bill Moos held an open tour for the press to come see the new football operations building. We were a part of it.

Video game settlement has big implications


The $40 million settlement between EA Sports and Collegiate Licensing Corporation is another step towards coming changes in the definition of amateurism in college sports.

HCA: Moos works to make WSU a coaching destination


Bill Moos has made it clear that he wants Pullman to be a destination and not a stepping stone for coaches in all sports.

Commissioners discuss the future of college sports


Commissioners Larry Scott of the Pac-12 and Jim Delany of the Big Ten sat down and had a moderated discussion on the big issues with major conference college sports.

HCA: Baseball loses, 2013-14 in a nutshell


With Memorial Day Weekend upon us, the 2013-14 year in WSU athletics is coming to a close and it's time to look forward.

Major conference autonomy means bigger advantage


In a letter sent to the presidents of other major conferences, the Pac-12 presidents suggested several areas of reform aimed towards student-athletes in major conferences.

HCA: Tam Sing homers twice, Cougs lose anyways


In spite of a two home run night from Trace Tam Sing, WSU loses 5-2 to Stanford.

HCA: Graduation Day Edition


Thousands of Cougs will say goodbye to Pullman on Saturday and move on with the rest of their lives, diplomas in hand

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