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Surprising Cougars are no surprise anymore, and expect them to whip Huskies in Apple Cup

TERRY MOSHER   GARDNER MINSHEW II   Mosher’s Pac-12 Football Poll:   Washington State Washington Utah California Oregon Arizona State Stanford UCLA USC Oregon State Arizona Colorado   It’s been a crazy ...

Pac-12 football is a bit crazy this year with rise of the Cougars, the Bears and the Utes

TERRY MOSHER Mosher’s Pac-12 football poll for November 11, 2018   Washington State California Washington Utah Stanford Oregon Arizona State USC Arizona Oregon State UCLA Colorado   This is a crazy conference ...

Cougars hang on to No. 1 in Pac-12 poll

TERRY MOSHER   Mosher’s Pac-12 football poll Washington State. Oregon Washington Stanford USC ASU California Utah Arizona Oregon State Colorado UCLA   Any given Saturday is truer this football season than any ...

Earl Thomas would have been better off if he would have just shut up, but his emotions got the better of him

TERRY MOSHER   EARL THOMAS I find it kind of amusing that we aren’t talking much at all now about Earl Thomas. Well, maybe amusing isn’t the right word. Maybe I should ...

Battle the rise of white nationalism with a Blue vote

TERRY MOSHER There is alarming danger in the rise of white nationalism under the current President. It’s a turn–back-the-clock to our past, which was a time when the larger world was still ...

Crazy week in the Pac-12 sends Dawgs, Ducks, Buffs and Trojans down to stunning defeats

TERRY MOSHER   Mosher’s Pac-12 football poll:   Washington State Utah Stanford Arizona State USC California Washington Arizona Oregon Oregon State Colorado UCLA It was a crazy week in college football, especially ...

Boston’s Porcello, Dodgers’ Muncy have roots back to my home town

  TERRY MOSHER   MAX MUNCY This is hard for me to believe. It’s almost like too good to be true, except it is. What I’m talking about here is that my ...

Mosher Pac-12 football poll: Minshew leads the Cougars to the top

TERRY MOSHER My Pac-12 Poll for football: Washington State. Washington Oregon Utah Stanford USC Colorado Arizona State UCLA California Arizona Oregon State GARDNER MINSHEW II Winners of games this week are pretty ...

Can Washington slow down Oregon’s Justin Herbert?

TERRY MOSHER   JUSTIN HERBERT Washington football started the season as one of the favorites to make the college playoff system. I have learned over nearly 50 years writing sports to be ...

One more round, simpler sports times, Roy Rogers and Trigger and Old Hoss

  TERRY MOSHER ROY ROGERS AND TRIGGER Hank Thompson had a great voice, deep baritone and lyrics to his country songs were so smooth, almost like the beer he drank.    “Hey, ...

Mariners go from contender to pretender and the Seahawks show their rebuilt status

TERRY MOSHER It’s been a downer so far for Seattle’s two major sports teams. The Mariners got off to a hot start to the 2018 baseball season and actually held the lead ...

Washington football is good, but I would be careful about using the word “Great” to describe the Huskies

TERRY MOSHER   There have been huge expectations for Washington football during the off-season and I have not disagreed that the Huskies were primed for not just a good year, but a ...

Poor farm system is the weighed necklace around the Mariner’s neck

  TERRY MOSHER There shouldn’t be any big secret why the Seattle Mariners are suddenly floundering in the heat of a 2018 pennant race. As I have written before, basically the team ...

Pro football at some point will have outgrown itself and become too dangerous

TERRY MOSHER Pro football is playing a dangerous game. The NFL continues to redesign the rules to further protect the safety of players, the latest being that the head can’t be lowered ...

The good ones seem to die early, and I’m still around

  TERRY MOSHER You know, I have had a lot of friends die young. That may not be unique. You probably have, also. It also is a product of living long. A ...

Maybe the black bear wanted to also watch Alex Smith and the Redskins

A few days ago Tracyton’s Lanny and Deanna Dowell received word from the Smith’s (Pam and Doug, former Olympic High School football coach) who were seeking a respite at their condo in ...

A short history of the Mosher siblings

  By Terry Mosher Editor Sports Papere This is the last photo of the Mosher siblings taken together in Richburg  NY (I believe in 2000) at Ray and Peggy Mosher’s home. Ray, ...

Lack of quality depth only big negative out of Seahawks first preseason game

TERRY MOSHER SHAQUEM GRIFFIN My first impressions of the Seattle Seahawks first preseason football game is that the quality of depth is lacking big-time. After the first team moved right down the ...

Mariners find that dark hole and Terrell Owens attacks football writers

TERRY MOSHER TERRELL OWNS It’s time again to wander over to the Boneyard to get rid of all the thoughts swirling about in my over-active mind and get some rest, especially with ...

Thomas doesn’t want to play in Seattle, so let him go

TERRY MOSHER Do you wonder as I do why Earl Thomas is holding out for a contract extension? The Seahawks’ free safety is slated to make $10 million this year in final ...