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WSU-UW: Huskies young secondary steals show in Apple Cup

PULLMAN – After a season’s worth of growing pains, Washington’s young defensive backs were fully rewarded Saturday night. With two sophomores and a pair of true freshmen starting in the …


John Blanchette: For Mike Leach’s Cougs, this is rebuilding in ghastly slow motion

PULLMAN – Mike Leach is going to make Washington State football relevant once more. Now, just what is the gestation period on that again?


Apple Cup: WSU’s offense vs. Washington’s defense

PULLMAN – Tonight’s Apple Cup will be a matchup of strength on strength and the trophy will go to the winner of the battle between Washington’s defense and Washington State’s …


Huskies continue merry-go-round at running back

SEATTLE – Dwayne Washington’s personal-best performance last week did little to clear up what has been the Huskies’ season-long search to find a running back. After rushing for 148 yards …


Deontae Cooper is a ‘rock’ for Huskies, ready to take Shaq Thompson’s carries

SEATTLE – Even when he couldn’t run, Deontae Cooper always made sure to look the part of a running back. After a recent practice, Cooper emerged from the Huskies locker …


Huskies return to using tailbacks at tailback

SEATTLE – There will be a unique trait shared by the members of the Washington Huskies’ tailbacks this week. That is: They’re all tailbacks, and tailbacks only.


Art Thiel: Washington coach Chris Petersen understands importance of remaining in control

Only thing that disappointed me about the Marcus Peters episode is that Huskies coach Chris Petersen couldn’t find a way to trade him to the New York Jets. Just as …


Brett Hundley’s 4 total TDs leads UCLA past Washington

SEATTLE – Behold, a Washington Huskies football nightmare: A defense without Marcus Peters, the team’s best defensive back, dismissed earlier this week because he couldn’t get along well enough with …


Pac-12 notes: Two two-way players set to collide in Seattle

PULLMAN – The days when a college football player was routinely expected to have an offensive and defensive position are long gone but Pac-12 coaches are rediscovering the merits of …


Pac-12 notes: Two two-way players set to collide in Seattle

The days when a college football player was routinely expected to have an offensive and defensive position are long gone but Pac-12 coaches are rediscovering the merits of having their …


Saturday’s regional college football

Huskies at Buffaloes Kickoff: 10 a.m., Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado


Cyler Miles will start in return to Colorado

SEATTLE – For a team that has lost two games in a row, and for an offense that ranks as the worst in the Pac-12 Conference, the Huskies are optimistic …


No. 14 Arizona State knocks off Washington 24-10

SEATTLE – Taylor Kelly threw two touchdown passes after missing more than a month with a foot injury, the second a 7-yarder to Gary Chambers with 3 minutes left in …


Ducks in a row: Oregon cruises to 11th straight win over Washington

EUGENE, Ore. – Everything about the pregame scene here felt like big-time college football, with Oregon Ducks legend Kenny Wheaton hopping on a motorcycle just before kickoff against the rival …


Will this be the year the Dawgs beat the Ducks?

EUGENE – Chris Petersen found success against Oregon while he was coach at Boise State. So it follows that there would be talk about whether he could do the same …


Will this be the year the Dawgs beat the Ducks?

Chris Petersen found success against Oregon while he was coach at Boise State. So it follows that there would be talk about whether he could do the same with his …


Huskies safety Budda Baker picks off ball carriers

SEATTLE – Budda Baker, the Washington Huskies’ freshman free safety, has played well enough during his first college football season to elicit constant praise from the UW coaching staff. But …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ TeamGleason People often say growing old sucks. I will be happy to grow old. #NoWhiteFlags – SG @1JessWalter UW 52-EWU 45, 4th quarter. UW athletics budget $92 million. EWU …


Eastern defense gets time to regroup

SEATTLE – As the Eastern Washington football players exited the big stage Saturday afternoon, they did it to mixed reviews. The offense was staggering; the defense, simply staggered – by …


Huskies have work to do after Hawaii

HONOLULU – With a Hawaiian lei draped around his neck as he stood on the Aloha Stadium field, John Timu’s evaluation of the Washington Huskies’ 17-16 victory over Hawaii on …


Petersen era to begin with Huskies at Hawaii

Spending time on the islands during football season is not Washington coach Chris Petersen’s idea of a vacation. He learned the difficulty of taking a team to Hawaii when he …


Huskies face by-committee approach at running back

SEATTLE – Bishop Sankey totaled so many rushing yards and scored so many touchdowns for the Washington Huskies the past two seasons, it might have been easy to forget what …


Lindquist will start in UW opener

SEATTLE – Washington’s quarterback competition has been settled. For now, anyway.


Huskies return all offensive line starters

SEATTLE – Before the Washington Huskies began fall camp, first-year coach Chris Petersen sat outside at a table on a sunny, late-July, weekday afternoon in Hollywood, and he was asked …


UW offense still in flux

SEATTLE – Throughout spring practices, and again so far throughout fall camp, Washington Huskies coach Chris Petersen has referred to his team as a “work in progress.” Of course, any …


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 …