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UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019

College football coaches top state salary list; governor is ranked 2,125

As usual, Mike Leach and Chris Petersen top the annual state employee salaries list.


Larry Stone: Who’s the most underappreciated player on the UW Huskies roster? That would be QB Jake Browning

I come to you today slightly puzzled, which, granted, is not an uncommon state of mind for me. The subject this time is Jake Browning.


Shades of Apple Cup: Huskies falter in end

LAS VEGAS – If someone wants a quick study on Washington’s 2012 football season, all they’ll need to do is watch Saturday’s MAACO Bowl Las Vegas. In a game that …


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 …


Huskies may be headed to Alamo Bowl

SEATTLE – Steve Sarkisian knows a little bit about where he’ll be for the holidays. “I’m just going to be happy that Christmas morning I’m going to be waking up …


Huskies wait to learn their bowl fate

SEATTLE – Now the Washington Huskies rest and wait. The resting part seemed to most excite quarterback Keith Price, who looked healthier Saturday in the Apple Cup as he led …


Huskies put Cougs in early hole, take Apple Cup victory

SEATTLE – The start couldn’t have been much worse. And the finish wasn’t much better. Add it up and Washington State had lost its third consecutive Apple Cup, falling 38-21 …


Oregon State overwhelms Washington

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Steve Sarkisian had one word on his mind after the Washington Huskies dropped their third straight game. He used it over and over. “The best way to …


Trojans make mincemeat of Huskies

LOS ANGELES – Washington’s victories over Southern California in the past two seasons were the biggest evidence of the Huskies’ remarkable progress under coach Steve Sarkisian. The Huskies’ blowout loss …


Husky Stadium shuts down for renovations

SEATTLE – After more than nine decades of hosting Husky football, NFL games, presidential speeches and commencement addresses, Husky Stadium is shutting down – for a while anyway. The waterfront …


Huskies lose to Ducks for eighth consecutive time

SEATTLE – They gathered as one near the west end zone, making a circle around their coach. With the synchronicity of a well-oiled machine, the players began stomping and celebrating …


Huskies celebrate reaching bowl eligibility

SEATTLE – After three hours and 20 minutes, a combined 913 yards, seven turnovers, and three laborious replay reviews, the Washington Huskies finally accomplished one big goal Saturday night – …


Huskies take spring practice to new venue

SEATTLE – A change in venue seemed to bring out the best in the offense of the University of Washington football team on Saturday. Making their first appearance at Memorial …


Huskies’ offense shows signs of missing Locker

SEATTLE – If the first extended scrimmage of the University of Washington’s spring football season had anything to say, it was that the 2011 Huskies already miss quarterback Jake Locker. …


UW’s Sarkisian recruits superb group from within state

SEATTLE – After extending his Southern California roots and raiding Hawaii to formulate his first full recruiting class last spring, University of Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian didn’t have to …


Locker could use a few Senior moments

MOBILE, Ala. – Jake Locker showed up for Senior Bowl week with the mindset that he has nothing to lose and nothing to hide. Which shouldn’t be all that surprising …


Happy Holiday!

SAN DIEGO – Jake Locker was finally healthy, and the University of Washington was finally bowling, and the Huskies’ opponent looked like it would rather be fishing. Mix it all …


UW happy, Nebraska … not so much

SAN DIEGO – One era will end tonight. The black-clad University of Washington football team is hoping that another will begin.


Nebraska favored by 14 over UW

SAN DIEGO – Two years removed from a 0-12 season, the University of Washington football team is used to being an underdog. Just not this big of one.


Huskies must challenge Huskers’ vaunted defense

SAN DIEGO – Players can watch all the film and read all the scouting reports they want. But in a sport like football, they never really know for sure what …


Huskies’ Polk gets toughness from mom

The first time that Marquis Persley realized his “little cousin” had become a man was in the fall of 2006. Persley, then a senior at East Valley High School in …


UW tackles leader Foster learns from ex-Husky Butler

One of the first phone calls University of Washington linebacker Mason Foster made in the hours that followed the Huskies’ dramatic Apple Cup victory on Dec. 4 was to one …


Nebraska fans aren’t buying bowl tickets

OMAHA, Neb. – Apathy for the Holiday Bowl matchup with Washington has forced Nebraska to dig deep for ways to spur ticket sales. This week, Nebraska offered a pair of …


Seattle drills end; Huskies take break before Holiday Bowl

SEATTLE – Monday was a beautiful day … to get out of town. While the University of Washington football team won’t depart for the Holiday Bowl for two more days, …


Huskies line finally has stability as bowl approaches

SEATTLE – During the fall of change that was the 2010 University of Washington football season, no unit went through more turnover than the Huskies’ offensive line. And so it …


UW’s first three bowl practices look to future

SEATTLE – Sunday turned out to be the perfect day for a football game. Indoors.