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Thiel: 3 plays that could have stemmed Tide

Posted on by Art Thiel

Alabama’s defense was as advertised, but three makeable plays by Washington would have at least turned the Peach Bowl into something other than another notch on the Crimson Tide’s belt.

Posted in Football, Pac-12, University of Washington, Weekly Roundup | 26 Comments

Peach Bowl: Crimson Tide 24, Huskies 7

Posted on by SPNW Staff

Washington took a 7-0 lead over Alabama, but a pair of turnovers jump-started the Crimson Tide on their way to a 24-7 victory Saturday in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta.

Posted in Football, Pac-12, University of Washington, Weekly Roundup | 3 Comments
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Thiel: Nearly whole sports world cheers Huskies

Posted on by Art Thiel

Let’s be honest. Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide are Steinbrenner and the Yankees. Nobody outside Alabama likes them. That means that the world will be full of Huskies fans. At least, for a weekend.

Posted in Football, Pac-12, University of Washington, Weekly Roundup | 18 Comments

Update: Bennett’s deal another reward for ‘core’

Posted on by Art Thiel

DE Michael Bennett is no longer underpaid in the NFL marketplace. The Seahawks extended his contract for three more seasons, a max value of $31.5 million, with $17.5 million guaranteed.

Posted in Football, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Weekly Roundup | 5 Comments

Ex-Huskies coach knows well Petersen, Saban

Posted on by Steve Rudman

Skip Hall, who coached with Don James for 18 years, including 12 at Washington, has a better perspective than anyone on the Peach Bowl coaches, Nick Saban and Chris Petersen.

Posted in Football, Pac-12, University of Washington, Weekly Roundup | 8 Comments

Thiel: In NFL, fortunes vanish swiftly; see 49ers

Posted on by Art Thiel

As fans wring hands over the Seahawks’ three losses in the past five games, consider the 2-13 49ers. The NFL’s hottest rivalry faded swiftly. And spoiling a season with an upset can renew it just as fast.

Posted in Football, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Weekly Roundup | 10 Comments

Washington vs. Alabama: It started 90 years ago

Posted on by Steve Rudman

Ninety years ago, Washington played Alabama for the first time, in the 1926 Rose Bowl. But the Huskies at first refused to go, because star George Wilson wanted to be paid to play the game.

Posted in Football, Pac-12, University of Washington, Weekly Roundup | 8 Comments

Thiel: Sherman saga takes a turn to ‘kumbaya’

Posted on by Art Thiel

CB Richard Sherman said last week’s unplanned team meeting wasn’t about his sideline rant, and more about team-building “kumbaya.” But he also passed on his usual podium session with the media.

Posted in Football, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Weekly Roundup | 8 Comments

For the upset, Huskies’ defense must stifle ‘Bama

Posted on by Andrew Harvey

LSU’s 10-0 defeat to Alabama offered the Huskies some clues about how to defend against the Crimson Tide’s huge offensive line and keep some pressure on a turnover-prone freshman QB.

Posted in Football, NCAA, Pac-12, University of Washington, Weekly Roundup | 10 Comments

No Holiday for Cougars: Bad-boy Gophers win

Posted on by Art Thiel

Despite missing 10 suspended players and following an embarrassing attempted boycott of the the game, the Minnesota Gophers outwitted and outworked Washington State 17-12 in the Holiday Bowl.

Posted in Football, Pac-12, Washington State University, Weekly Roundup | 20 Comments ← Older posts