Washington star DL Vita Vea declares for NFL draft

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington standout defensive lineman Vita Vea, the Pac-12 Conference defensive player of the year, has declared for the NFL draft. Vea announced the expected decision in a lengthy post on social media on Monday. Vea hinted following Washington loss to Penn State in the Fiesta Bowl he would be leaving early for the NFL, where he’s expected to be a first-round pick. I am beyond grateful for all of the people and the memories that have made my college […]

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No. 12 Washington inks top recruiting class of 18 players

SEATTLE — Washington has signed a recruiting class of 18 players in the early signing period that ranks as the best of Chris Petersen’s coaching career. The rankings mattered little Wednesday to Petersen, who joked he hoped his class ranked “85th” in the country. Washington’s class is ranked 11th by 247sports.com and tops in the Pac-12. The class is led by wide receiver Marquis Spiker from Murrieta, California, and a pair of quarterbacks: Jacob Sirmon from Bothell, Washington, and Colson […]

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Stanford’s Love, Washington’s Vita Vea get top Pac-12 honors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford running back Bryce Love has been named the Pac-12 offensive player of the year and Washington lineman Vita Vea the defensive player of the year. Stanford’s David Shaw was the coach of the year and Arizona linebacker Colin Schooler was the defensive freshman of the year in awards announced Tuesday. Arizona running back J.J. Taylor and Stanford lineman Walker Little shared offensive freshmen of the year. Love, a junior, ran for 1,973 yards and 17 […]

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The Apple Cup: Which team will come out on top this year?

SEATTLE — The Apple Cup trash-talking is well under way. And this year, with both the Huskies and Cougs ranked in the top 20, there’s even more on the line. That includes “lighting rights” on the State Route 520 Bridge over Lake Washington. Right now, the light towers are lit up in purple and gold on the west side of the bridge, for the Huskies. They are crimson and gray on the east side for the Cougars. The winner of […]

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UW indefinitely suspends Azeem Victor after DUI arrest

SEATTLE – University of Washington linebacker Azeem Victor was suspended from the team Wednesday after being arrested for DUI early Sunday morning, the school announced in a press release. “We take these matters very seriously, and have suspended Azeem from our team indefinitely as we continue to gather details about this incident,” head coach Chris Petersen said in a statement. Victor, a senior, was booked just after 4 a.m. Sunday morning and released later on his own recognizance. Victor has […]

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Bryce Love’s 3 TDs lead Stanford past No. 9 Washington 30-22

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bryce Love ran for 166 yards and three touchdowns against the nation’s stingiest defense, leading Stanford to a 30-22 victory over No. 9 Washington on Friday night. The Huskies (8-2, 6-2 Pac-12, No. 9 CFP) started fast with touchdown runs by Myles Gaskin on the first two drives but stalled after that in a crippling blow to their hopes of getting back to the four-team playoff. The Cardinal (7-3, 6-2) bounced back from a loss at […]

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Homeless man taking cross-country urban dog sled journey (For real!)

FORT WORTH — “Yah! Get ’em, mama! Get ’em, papa!” And off they ran. Two Siberian Huskies pulling a rigged together sled headed down Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth Tuesday. Sitting on top was a man who isn’t Forrest Gump, but he’s gaining followers and friends across the country like he is. They have the same long beard and worn out shoes, but Georgie Cutright isn’t running or even walking across the country. This urban dog sled driver’s riding in […]

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