Morning Buzz: Less than 10 days to go

Ever get the feeling that the more you count, the longer something takes to arrive. It feels that way for the season’s opening weekend on Aug. 31.

It’s better to get distracted, so here are some stories in this morning’s papers to help pass the time.

While Oregon prepares for its final preseason practice today, running backs coach Gary Campbell is grappling with the death of his son.

G’day from Oregon State. Here’s a fun story about how an Aussie found himself in Corvallis trying to become the Beavers’ punter.

On a more serious note, here’s a heartfelt open letter about drunken driving to UW coach Steve Sarkisian in the Seattle Times.

From Pullman, Mike Leach doesn’t want reporters to write about injuries. So instead, but he’s happy to talk about New Zealand and lots of other nonrelated topics.

Micah Rice

Micah Rice

Columbian Sports Editor Micah Rice is the author of Tailgate Talk: College football from a Clark County perspective.

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