"Dangerously Excessive": How Washington State Football Confronted, And Didn't Confront, The First Bad News Of The Mike Leach Era

"There are no signs of abuse," Washington State University athletic director Bill Moos told reporters last month, after the school had concluded an internal investigation into claims that football coach Mike Leach and his staff had mistreated players in his debut season there. Based on interviews with a dozen football… »1/08/13 1:15pm1/08/13 1:15pm


"It Is Totally Out Of Control": Here's The Letter That Started Washington State's Investigation Of Mike Leach [UPDATED]

Washington State University announced today that an internal review had cleared football coach Mike Leach and his staff of any misconduct. Last month, star wide receiver Marquess Wilson was suspended for violating team rules, after which he quit the team and released a public letter alleging that coaches had abused… »12/12/12 11:18pm12/12/12 11:18pm

Marquess Wilson Exits Washington State With A Letter Alleging Mental And Physical Abuse From Mike Leach's Coaching Staff

Marquess Wilson, suspended indefinitely from an underperforming Washington State team by head coach Mike Leach this past week, is leaving the team. He was second-team All-American last year and tops the Cougars' all-time receiving yards list. Here's the letter he gave to the Visalia Times-Delta, in which he alleges… »11/10/12 10:15pm11/10/12 10:15pm