Police recommended a second-degree assault charge for Runner and a disorderly conduct charge for Simmons after the two were involved in a fight which ultimately left Simmons with facial fractures and a severe concussion. According to Christian Caple's report, Tracy declined to file charges because he determined Runner was acting in self defense.
The decision doesn't come as a major surprise as there were apparently varying witness reports of what happened. Pullman Police recommended charges after a lengthy investigation, but Tracy may have decided whatever evidence there was wasn't enough to win a case. Regardless, the situation resolved from a legal standpoint.
Midweek mailbag - Pac-12 Blog - ESPN
Mike Leach goes 3-9; losing most conference games but again beating Washington- Does he go on the hot seat?
Pac-12's 1,000-yard rushers - Pac-12 Blog - ESPN
It's called the "Air Raid" for a reason: Mike Leach likes to throw. The Cougars ranked last in the nation with 29.8 yards rushing per game last year.
Adding LSU to the 2014 schedule means UW will need to push back a proposed game against Washington State to a later year.
The Whitman County Prosecutor declined to pursue criminal charges against a University of Idaho football player who punched out a Washington State University athlete at a Pullman house party March 24.
Four Washington State University football games, two road and two home, have been selected as part of the Pac-12 Conference's early television selections, the conference announced Wednesday.