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Mike Leach Calls Reporter 'Sanctimonious Troll' After WSU's Apple Cup Loss

Washington State coach Mike Leach had some choice words for a reporter following the Cougars' 31-13 loss to rival Washington in the 2019 Apple Cup on Friday.

During his postgame media session, Leach called a reporter—identified as Spokesman-Review columnist John Blanchette by colleague Theo Lawson—a "sanctimonious troll":

Brenna Greene

Mike Leach was asked about losing his 7th straight Apple Cup, said that recruiting has to do with it, then was asked if he wasn't supposed to beat teams with bigger recruiting classes by Jon Blanchette, and then went off. Called him a sanctimonious troll.