No. 25 Washington St hosts No. 12 Oregon in key Pac-12 game

Football 10/19/18, 16:57

No. 25 Washington State hosting No. 12 Oregon has more significance than many may have expected early in the season.The game will be key in determining which program stays alive in the hunt for the Pac-12 North title, which appeared to be a race between Washington and Stanford when the ...

No. 15 Washington hosts Colorado with both seeking rebound

Football 10/19/18, 14:11

Washington and Colorado are going to need help along the way if they are interested in a replay of the Pac-12 championship game of two years ago.One of them will be stuck with a second loss in league play after the 15th-ranked Huskies host the Buffaloes on Saturday, each looking ...

Week 8 Preview: ACC showdown; Heisman Herbert; Auburn slump

Football 10/19/18, 02:46

Follow-ups can be difficult in college football.Backing up a big victory with another one the next week is usually the sign of a true championship contender. A few ranked teams and playoff hopefuls will be trying to do just that Saturday.No. 6 Michigan visits rival No. 24 Michigan State after ...

So-so Cowboys, Redskins trying to stop alternating W’s, L’s

Football 10/18/18, 20:03

Jason Garrett's Dallas Cowboys and Jay Gruden's Washington Redskins have been the very definition of mediocre as the NFC East teams resume their rivalry.The Cowboys are 3-3, while the Redskins head into Sunday's home game leading the so-so NFC East at 3-2 and with an 18-18-1 mark since the start ...

Breaching dams to save Northwest orcas is contentious issue

U.S. 10/18/18, 18:18

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.Some argue the quickest way to get more salmon to the starving whales is to tear down four dams on the Lower Snake River, ...

No. 12 Oregon at No. 25 Washington St tops Pac-12 slate

Football 10/18/18, 17:10

Here are some things to watch in Week 8 of the Pac-12 Conference football season:GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 12 Oregon at No. 25 Washington State. This is a key game in determining who will remain alive for the North Division title. The Ducks (5-1, 2-1) feature running back CJ ...

Cowboys look to solve road puzzle with trip to Washington

Football 10/17/18, 20:07

Well more than half of Dak Prescott's sacks and all four of the Dallas Cowboys quarterback's interceptions have come on the road.There are plenty of other numbers to illustrate the stark contrast between the Cowboys at home and away from AT&T Stadium, starting with the symmetrical records of 3-0 and ...

Redskins’ defense ready for Elliott-led Cowboys running game

Football 10/17/18, 18:16

Even after Dak Prescott rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown last week, the Washington Redskins aren't zeroing in on stopping the Dallas Cowboys quarterback."We don't really care about him running," linebacker Zach Brown said. "Him running is not really our concern."Their concern is Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys' top ...

All current US champions to compete at Skate America

Sports 10/17/18, 12:18

For the season following an Olympics, when the world's best figure skaters tend to take a break, Skate America certainly is packed with top U.S. competitors.The six-event Grand Prix series begins in Everett, Washington, on Friday with all six American champions in action: world gold medalist Nathan Chen, U.S. women's ...

Power in North, chaos in South as Pac-12 reaches midseason

Football 10/16/18, 17:10

At the midway point of the college football season, the Pac-12 has already been eliminated from the College Football Playoff debate.Washington has two losses. So does Stanford. Oregon is the highest-ranked team at No. 12 in the AP Top 25, but has a terrible resume for playoff consideration. And the ...

Army Corps revives review of Washington coal-export project

Enviroment 10/16/18, 12:41

The Army Corps of Engineers has revived an environmental review of a controversial coal-export project in Washington a year after state environmental regulators denied the project a key permit.Washington Ecology Director Maia Bellon expressed concerns about the Corps' decision to restart work on the federal permitting process while some U.S. ...

Petersen wishes for do-over after Washington falters late

Football 10/15/18, 17:57

Chris Petersen quietly delivered a message during his weekly media briefing that not everything is going wrong for Washington even as he prepared to field questions about what happened in the Huskies' loss to rival Oregon.The coach wore a black T-shirt Monday with the phrase "Stay Positive" printed on it. ...

STAT WATCH: Alabama hits midway point atop offensive charts

Florida 10/15/18, 03:22

Alabama leads two of the four major offensive categories, Darrell Henderson of Memphis has overtaken Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor in rushing and Washington State's Gardner Minshew is the only quarterback averaging more than 400 yards pass per game as the college football season enters its second half.The Crimson Tide have scored ...

Point made: No. 12 Oregon gets validation plan is working

Football 10/14/18, 15:48

Mario Cristobal knew he could talk about all the ways he wanted to remodel Oregon and get the Ducks back into being an elite program.At some point there needed to be validation. There needed to be the tangible proof what Oregon's first-year coach was trying to sell was working."All the ...

No. 17 Oregon outlasts No. 7 Washington 30-27 in OT

Football 10/13/18, 19:44

C.J. Verdell scored on a 6-yard run in overtime and No. 17 Oregon knocked off No. 7 Washington 30-27 on Saturday.Verdell finished with 111 yards but none were sweeter for the Ducks than the final 6, when he sprinted nearly untouched on third-and-goal and set off a wild celebration in ...

Utah’s run defense stifling opponents on the ground

Football 10/11/18, 16:24

Disrupting the run game has become Utah's defensive trademark once again.After leading the Pac 12 in rushing defense in 2015 and 2016, the Utes slipped to third place a year ago. Only one league opponent, Washington State, failed to generate at least 100 yards on the ground against Utah.It is ...

Washington Supreme Court tosses out state’s death penalty

U.S. 10/11/18, 07:40

Washington state's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty, as applied, violates its Constitution.The ruling Thursday makes Washington the latest state to do away with capital punishment. The court was unanimous in its order that the eight people currently on death row have their sentences converted to life ...

College Football Picks: Why Pac-12 needs Washington to win

Football 10/10/18, 15:27

If the Pac-12 wants to maximize its damaged hopes of placing a team in the College Football Playoff, No. 7 Washington needs to beat No. 17 Oregon on Saturday.The Huskies (5-1, 3-0) and Ducks (4-1, 1-1) meet in Eugene, Oregon, in a game that could go a long way to ...

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