Keith Price gets "my foot in the door" with the Seahawks, "and I'll take care of the rest." Travis Coons is in a two-man competition for the Titans' kicking job. Defensive backs Greg Ducre and Sean Parker are getting chances with the Chargers and Redskins, respectively.
Unleashed: Lawrie and Tarr: "Friends and Family"
Twenty-eight years after a newspaper columnist spurred Windermere and UW to create one of the rowing's greatest annual spectacles, the Windermere Cup has attracted the best crews from Great Britain's international-champion national program. The dual-race showdowns are Saturday inside the roaring Montlake Cut.
Unleashed: Petersen's Championship Culture Takes Hold
A first series win at California since 2006 has No. 7 UW (27-8-1, 14-4) 1½ games up on Oregon State atop the Pac-12. The Dawgs have their highest ranking ever by Baseball America entering Tuesday's game at Seattle U. (17-18), and the home weekend versus Washington State (17-19, 7-8).
Unleashed: Tyler Davis Is Like UW Baseball: Out Of Nowhere
Coach Chris Petersen says he will determine "down the road" if and when suspended quarterback Cyler Miles will return to the team for fall camp in August. For now, the Huskies still have co-candidates to replace Keith Price in 2014
New coach Chris Petersen says he can't wait to see all his dynamic outside linebacker can do in a game this season – on defense, offense and on special teams. "That's intriguing," Petersen says.
UW's new coach allowed co-captain Hau'oli Kikaha to miss the first months of offseason workouts to pursue his passion: studying the culture and history of the Pacific Islands in French Polynesia. "Certain guys earn certain privileges," Petersen said of the team's top pass rusher and star, 3.53-GPA student.
Braden Bishop's national-highlight catch is the latest eye-opening development in a roaring spring for 14th-ranked UW (20-5-1, 8-1 Pac-12). Now No. 19, second-place Oregon (21-8, 6-3) arrives for a three-game series that will measure how far the Huskies have come.
Selfless, adaptable Mercedes Wetmore played her UW-record 126th and final game for the Huskies Monday night. That was after being their remarkably efficient point guard for three consecutive 20-win seasons – for three head coaches. Now, it's directly to softball. "I'm very lucky," she says. So are the Huskies.
The new coach predicted this first spring practice with the Huskies would be "ugly." And in his mind, he's been proven correct. "We will get it, eventually. The eventually needs to be the sooner eventual than the later eventual."