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WSU Sports Information Director retires after 31 years

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PULLMAN, Wash. - Bill Stevens will replace retiring Rod Commons as Washington State University's sports information director Wednesday. Commons has served as WSU's prime media contact for the past 31 years.

Stevens is a 1987 graduate of WSU and returned to his alma mater in 2005 to serve as an assistant in the sports information office. His assignments have included football, baseball and tennis.

While a student at WSU, Stevens was a four-year member of the Cougars tennis team.

Stevens came to WSU from the University of California Davis, where he spent five years as an assistant sports information director.

Commons joined the WSU athletic staff as sports information director in 1976, and will continue to work for the university in Pullman in athletics on a part-time basis.
     
(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)

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