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Do you have playoff fever, or playoff apathy?

In Our Opinion


While Washington State University and the University of Washington fought valiantly for bragging rights in the Apple Cut last week, the Eastern Washington University Eagles were counting down to their first FCS playoff game of this season Dec. 1. It’s the first of many we hope and is against Wagner of Staten Island, N.Y. this Saturday at 3 p.m. at Roos Field.

There were 30,544 fans packing Martin Stadium in Pullman for the annual rivalry game, despite WSU’s then 2-9 losing record and UW’s fourth-place finish in the Pac-12. Meanwhile, here in Cheney, only 6,011 ventured to see the Eagl...

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