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Progress makes Cougs' Apple Cup less rotten

Jeff Tuel

IT WAS A shared sentiment among Cougar and Husky fans alike: The boys are back. But which ones?

While Washington fans were rejoicing over a second consecutive Apple Cup win -- one that made them bowl eligible, no less -- after their 35-28 win Saturday in Pullman, Washington State faithful took some solace in the fact that it was anyone's game right to the end. The Cougars hung right in there, at one point even tying 28-all. It didn't change the end result, but in a season measured more by...

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