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UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 7:04 p.m.

Washington CB Byron Murphy declares for NFL draft

Washington cornerback Byron Murphy says he will leave school early, enter NFL draft; was a 1st-team all-Pac-12 selection.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:22 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Washington still looks for signature win under head coach Chris Petersen

UW didn’t look prepared for Tuesday’s Rose Bowl, coming out flat in the first half and punting on six of its first seven drives en route to its third consecutive …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:14 p.m.

Washington safety Taylor Rapp declares for NFL draft

Washington safety Taylor Rapp has declared for the NFL draft, giving up his final year of eligibility after being a second-team AP All-America selection.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Washington’s slow start in Rose Bowl is familiar, unwelcome

The second half of the Rose Bowl showed No. 9 Washington is more than capable of competing with the top programs in college football. Unfortunately for the Huskies, another slow …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:21 p.m.

Ohio State tops Washington 28-23 in Rose Bowl

Dwayne Haskins passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Urban Meyer finished his coaching career at Ohio State with a 28-23 victory after the Buckeyes held off Washington’s thrilling …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 5:44 p.m.

The Huskies have come a long way under Chris Petersen. Next step? Win a major bowl game

Three years ago, UW had just clawed its way to the Heart of Dallas Bowl. It’s been straight up from there, and the Huskies’ next goal is winning a big-time …


Ohio State’s Haskins, Washington’s Browning offer contrasts

The Rose Bowl will be final collegiate start for Washington’s Jake Browning. Whether or not it will be for Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins remains a mystery.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:05 p.m.

Q&A with Washington defensive tackle Greg Gaines ahead of the Rose Bowl

Gaines will tie a UW record by playing in his 54th game in Tuesday’s Rose Bowl.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 4:56 p.m.

How will Jake Browning be remembered at Washington? It’s complicated

What Browning’s legacy will be is up for debate. But what should it be?


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:18 p.m.

Ohio State, Washington welcome a more traditional Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl between Ohio State and Washington will mix old and new, as the Big Ten and Pac-12 champions will play in Pasadena for the first time in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

Matt Calkins: The key to Chris Petersen’s recruiting success at UW is hidden in Huskies’ number of scholarship offers

The Huskies only offered 91 scholarships for this class, which was the third-lowest among Power 5 schools. The average number of offers was 232. Oregon made 335.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Washington’s Chris Petersen bemoans ‘vultures’ that have ‘gotten worse’ in recruiting

Asa Turner, a top-200 national recruit, committed to the Huskies in July but is reportedly considering a flip to Notre Dame.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:59 p.m.

UW’s top recruiting priority? Big defensive tackles. On the eve of Signing Day, it looks to have paid off

After missing out on five-star Marlon Tuipulotu two years ago, the Huskies are set to sign four of the nation’s top 30 defensive tackles in the 2019 class. Jacob Bandes, …


Huskies prepare for talented Ohio State in Rose Bowl

The Washington Huskies are back on the practice field, just days away from their Jan. 1 matchup against No. 5 Ohio State in the Rose Bowl.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

Washington star linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven drawing increased attention from NFL scouts

Though undersized for a middle linebacker, some project the Pac-12 defensive player of the year as a Day 2 pick in next spring’s NFL draft.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 10:47 p.m.

Defense wins championships: No. 10 Washington holds off Utah to win Pac-12 title, earn spot in Rose Bowl

Byron Murphy returned a deflected interception 66 yards for the game’s only touchdown to lead No. 10 Washington to a 10-3 victory over No. 17 Utah in an offensively challenged …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:48 p.m.

Smell the roses: No. 17 Utah faces No. 10 Washington in Pac-12 title game

While the other Power Five conferences will hold championship games that will help determine the field for the College Football Playoff, the prize in the Pac-12 title game will be …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 5:21 p.m.

No. 10 Washington getting boost with return of Hunter Bryant

After spending more than half the season recovering from knee surgery in June, Washington tight end Hunter Bryant has provided a boost for the 10th-ranked Huskies’ offense heading into Friday’s …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

Buried in the snow, Cougars uncover some perspective after disheartening Apple Cup loss

Wherever this season ends for the Cougars, all 17 outgoing Washington State seniors will lament the opportunity that passed them by Friday night under snowy skies in Pullman.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:51 p.m.

Analysis: Washington thrives in ‘random’ Apple Cup as Washington State falls short of Pac-12 North title

One by one, the Washington Huskies spilled from the sideline to the turf. In bright purple pants and gold helmets, they slid through the white slush covering the green turf …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:54 p.m.

Art Thiel: In night full of randomness, Huskies keep course as Washington State sputters in snow

With just about everything ahead of the game going in Washington State’s direction – 10-1 record, good health, home field, the best quarterback Mike Leach has had at WSU, a …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:54 p.m.

‘Exactly the same’ Washington State offense held in check by hard-hitting Washington defense

After another no-doubt Apple Cup victory, a few Washington Huskies slid headfirst onto the snowy Martin Stadium field. A few others made snow angels.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:55 p.m.

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew, and his mustache, leave Martin Stadium with myriad memories

He took Pullman by storm, but Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew’s final game in Pullman was doomed in the Apple Cup on Friday by a storm that only the Palouse …


Difference makers: Myles Gaskin runs over Washington State in snow-covered Apple Cup

Difference makers from Washington’s 28-15 victory over Washington State at Martin Stadium in Pullman.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 12:05 a.m.

TV Take: Washington State, broadcast team slip up in Apple Cup loss to Huskies

For those watching at home on Fox’s broadcast, the weather wasn’t a factor. It was the combination of Joe Davis, Brady Quinn, Bruce Feldman and the Fox production that made …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

Snow be gone: Washington State crews clear Martin Stadium field at halftime of Apple Cup

Once the band exited stage left, the plow crews began work of allowing fans to again see the yard lines and end zones in the 111th Apple Cup.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

Red-zone fumble keeps Washington State off the board in first quarter for sixth straight Apple Cup

The failed WSU drive was set up by a Skyler Thomas interception of Jake Browning.


All 52 games of Peyton Pelluer’s Washington State career, as told by the longest-tenured player in Cougar football history

The son of a WSU linebacker, the grandson of a Cougar defensive end and the great grandson of an ex-Wazzu flanker, Pelluer broke the school’s record for games played at …


The pick: Why Washington will beat Washington State

Last year UW won by 27. In 2016, by 28. In 2015, by 25 and in 2014, by 18. The Cougars will test the Huskies this time, I think. But …


Q(B) & A: Four Washington State quarterbacks who’ve beat Washington relive their favorite Apple Cup memories

Ryan Leaf played in three Apple Cups and won his last one, in 1997. Alex Brink became the “Husky Killer” after defeating UW on three occasions – 2004, 2005 and …