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Huskies’ QB derby remains undecided

SEATTLE – The time for Chris Petersen to make a decision is nearing. And if the Washington head football coach is to be believed, it’s not going to be an …


UW dismisses one lineman, adds another

SEATTLE – Coach Chris Petersen announced at his pre-camp press conference on Sunday that sophomore Marcus Farria, who totaled 2.5 sacks in six games as a freshman in 2013, has …


Washington’s Chris Peterson suspends QB Cyler Mile

LOS ANGELES – Even before Chris Petersen took the podium at Pac-12 media day, the Washington coach set the agenda for the Huskies interview session when he told sports radio …


Washington Huskies unveil new football uniforms

SEATTLE – Introducing flashy monikers like “Northwest Frost,” “Purple Reign” and “Seattle Stealth,” the University of Washington, along with Nike, unveiled on Friday its new football uniforms for the 2014 …


Hard not to pull for UW’s Deontae Cooper

At some point, perhaps, the Deontae Cooper story won’t start with his knees. It will, perhaps, open with him starting at running back for the Washington Huskies. That story doesn’t …


Price gets chance to shine at Washington pro day

SEATTLE – Keith Price is Washington’s all-time leader in touchdown passes and is second in yards passing. So Washington’s three-year starting quarterback was more than a little shocked when he …


Petersen brings his philosophy to Seattle

He walks around the field inside Husky Stadium with a red air horn holstered on his right hip and a black whistle dangling from his neck, and yet one could …


Huskies help serve needy in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO – As the bus arrived and Washington’s defensive players and coaches filed off, the Huskies’ offensive squad waiting outside Glide Memorial Church prepared to board the same bus …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2013, 11:40 a.m.

Huskies grab Petersen to replace Sark

From all corners, the reaction to Washington’s new football coaching hire – overwhelmingly positive reaction, this time – seemed to circle back to the same common thread. The Huskies got …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2013, 1:15 p.m.

Sarkisian leaving Huskies for USC job

Steve Sarkisian, hired in December of 2008 to resurrect a program coming off a 0-12 season, has left Washington to accept the head coaching position at USC.


Simmons, Sarkisian go way back

PULLMAN – Steve Sarkisian and Dennis Simmons will be on opposite sidelines during Friday’s Apple Cup. Though they coach rival schools, it will be the only time this year they …


Apple Cup will have bit more pizzazz

PULLMAN – The football coaches at Washington State allow their players 24 hours to reflect after every game to revel in their victory or lament their defeat. But while it …


Apple Cup fraught with meaning this year

The football coaches at Washington State allow their players 24 hours to reflect after every game to revel in their victory or lament their defeat.


Long time since UW win at Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. – The last time the Washington Huskies won at the Rose Bowl, they won the Rose Bowl. Yes, that Jan. 1, 2001 triumph over Purdue was UW’s most …


Huskies’ Kikaha thrilled to play

SEATTLE – He’s a football player, and a pretty good one, so Hau’oli Kikaha’s personal expectations will always demand excellence, no matter the circumstances. But he’s also grounded enough to …


Sankey, Price lead Huskies to 41-17 rout of Bears

SEATTLE – Bishop Sankey ran for a career-high 241 and two touchdowns, Keith Price threw a pair of long touchdowns to Jaydon Mickens and Washington snapped a three-game losing streak …


UW legend Don James dead at 80

SEATTLE – The first staff meeting of Don James’ long, legendary football coaching career at the University of Washington began with an edict that exemplified the coach’s famed attention to …


Ducks exploit Washington’s defense

SEATTLE – Buoyed by the kind of hubris earned through a decade of winning and nothing else, a section of Oregon supporters took over Husky Stadium on Saturday with three …


Huskies can’t complete comeback at Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. – The lasting image of No. 15 Washington’s 31-28 loss on Saturday will not be of physical domination by the 5th-ranked Stanford Cardinal. These teams matched well enough …


Cooper breaks through in UW rout

SEATTLE – Deontae Cooper fought back the tears in Washington’s opener when he finally got his first collegiate carry. His teammates battled their emotions on Saturday when Cooper finally scored …


Huskies’ Sankey leads nation in rushing

SEATTLE – The headline in the initial wire-service report Saturday night summed up the national recognition of Washington’s running back: “Price, Stankey lead Huskies past Illini, 34-24.”


Huskies dismantle 19th-ranked Boise State

SEATTLE – Saturday night Washington was full of answers. Without preseason All-American Austin Seferian-Jenkins, what would happen? How would the Huskies handle the hype and heat from opening the renovated …


All eyes on UW receiver Kasen Williams

There is little debate about what Kasen Williams’ ceiling as a college receiver can be. The Washington Huskies sophomore is tall. He’s fast. He’s strong. And, as evidenced in last …


Now Sarkisian can let results do the talking

Everything about Steve Sarkisian’s early days at Washington was loud and designed to attract attention to a program that had lost its way. Everything he did was made to feel …


UW football coaching changes announced

SEATTLE – On the day that the University of Washington football formally announced what is expected to be the final addition to its coaching staff, coach Steve Sarkisian also threw …


Top in-state prospects spurn Huskies

Fresh off having restructured their defensive coaching staff, Washington coaches hit the road to renew the work of adding a few more players. And with the Feb. 1 letter of …


Holt out at UW after team gives up 67 points

SEATTLE – Nick Holt arrived at Washington with the fanfare – and salary – usually reserved for head coaches. It set a level of expectations Holt never matched, and on …


Washington, Baylor will line up as strangers

About this time last year, the University of Washington football team walked into an unfamiliar situation against a familiar opponent. Tonight, quite the opposite awaits the Huskies. Having already experienced …


Huskies will face Baylor in San Antonio on Dec. 29

The ink had barely dried on the invitations when Alamo Bowl organizers voiced the obvious story line for their game. “It’s going to be an offensive shootout, we assume,” said …


Price will start for UW in Apple Cup

SEATTLE – It only took about 49 minutes on Saturday night for the Washington football team to renew its appreciation for Keith Price. After the sophomore quarterback checked into the …