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By Lee Hughes
Staff reporter 

Dirty notes from the gridiron gutter

Crunch Time


Last updated 12/5/2019 at 11:23am

Washington State head football coach Mike Leach sat behind the podium at the post-game press conference after his Cougars lost — for the seventh straight year — to the University of Washington in the annual Apple Cup rivalry between the two state universities.

And there, in front of the world, Leach showed his underlying character, calling local sports columnist John Blanchette a “sanctimonious troll,” and telling the journalist to “live your meager life in your hole and write nasty things.”

Here’s a thought, coach: sports writers would much rather write stories about winning....

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