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So who's ready for a bunch of trivia about losing season openers and the worst losses in WSU history? Yeah ... didn't think so.

Instead of discussing anything about about the current state of the football program, let's instead ignore that exists and go with some general WSU trivia.

Q1: What notes does Bryan Clock Tower chime in?

Q2: Before the days of Butch, what was the name of WSU's first mascot?

Q3: What were WSU's original school colors and what was the reason they were chosen?

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Football:

Rutgers Football: How future opponents this season fared over the weekend - On the Banks
Rutgers routed an FCS opponent as expected, but you would be surprised how many teams struggled against other FCS teams.

How WSU responds at Rutgers could set tone for season - Spokesman.com - Sept. 6, 2015
Gabe Marks was defiant as he addressed the media members who pressed him about what the Cougars would fix after Washington State’s calamitous loss to Portland State, challenging the idea the Cougars need to change weekday preparations at all.

WSU football needs to right its ship ... fast | Tri-City Herald

Saturday’s loss to Portland State puts Cougars in precarious position; loss to Rutgers this week could be start of a long season.

Washington State might be in a can’t-win situation with Mike Leach - Seattle PI Sports Blog

In the aftermath of Washington State’s 24-17 loss to Portland State on Saturday at Martin Stadium, Mike Leach was asked by a reporter for the first time if he is concerned about his job security.

Rutgers Week 2 opponent: Washington State at a glance | NJ.com

A quick primer for the Washington State football team that heads to Rutgers this Saturday.Rutgers Week 2 opponent: Washington State at a glance | NJ.com

A quick primer for the Washington State football team that heads to Rutgers this Saturday.

Washington State University Under Pressure To Fire Leach

Washington State University lost to Portland State and many fans want Mike Leach fired. WSU was supposed to beat Portland State with ease, paying the school more than $500,000 to come play a Pac-12 opponent. It did not go according to plan, as WSU lost its home-opener 24-17 to a school from a lower division. The end result was that social media tore into Leach and his game plan.

Basketball:

Klay Thompson Returns to WSU - Washington State University Official Athletic Site

Klay Thompson of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors returned to Washington State University this past weekend.