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Spring Ball Day 6: Running game is focus

CHRIS IVORY

PULLMAN -- The Cougs were in full pads Tuesday and the running attack became more of a focus, as did the kicking game. Perhaps the most noticeable development, though, was the number of players not in pads. Plus, a double dose of team unity.

A week into the spring session, injuries are beginning to mount. While specifics weren't available, the extent of the maladies doesn't appear serious. Among a large group not in pads were defensive tackles Matt Eichelberger and Toby Turpin, defensive end Andy Mattingly, linebacker Jason Stripling and receiver Keith Rosenberg. Turpin twisted his ankle in practice Monday but there was no official...

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