After losing the first two sets and falling behind 13-7 in the third, UW came back to win in five sets and improve to 15-0 overall and to 4-0 in the Pac-12.
Both the Golden Bears and the Cougars among the best passing teams in the country
We got to speak to Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn today about Monday's game against Washington, the defensive line rotation, and more. Here's some of what he said below:
River Clyde Cracraft is averaging eight receptions per game for the Cougars, and made a clutch catch on a third-down play late in Washington State’s victory at Utah.
The New Orleans Saints’ struggling defense was dealt a significant setback Friday when the team learned safety Jairus Byrd, a three-time Pro Bowl selection, will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
The Mariners’ opening and ending payroll in 2015 likely needs to go higher still. Better yet, the Mariners should try opening 2015 with at least the payroll they finished 2014 with.
The U.S. women set a record for shooting accuracy in a 94-72 victory over France on Friday. The Americans will play Australia in a FIBA World Championship for Women semifinal game Saturday.
As noted earlier today, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson had a lot to day today on a number of topics. Here's the official transcript:
It’s time for the longest, hardest stretch of the season. It starts with a seemingly manageable six games against opponents with a combined 9-14 record. And it ends with what figures to be seven of the most competitive games in a row that any team will face this season.
Seattle's injury report for Friday included a couple of new names --- DB DeShawn Shead and OL Alvin Bailey.
Here's some video of Seattle safety Earl Thomas speaking to the media Friday:
Thursday, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made national news by writing a story for Derek Jeter's new website in which he talked about being a bully and launching a new foundation that will help raise money to stop domestic violence.
It's a Friday that's really a Thursday for the Seahawks as they continue preparations for Monday's game at Washington.
Here is the weekly batch of links and stats from Pro Football Focus previewing the upcoming game:
Just like that, the Pac-12 North race is wide open.
Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL Division Series opener Thursday night.
Myles Rice, a defensive end from Bush High School in Richmond, Texas, announced his commitment to Washington on Twitter on Thursday morning.
Washington begins practice Friday with a three-day retreat to Lewis & Clark College in Portland, which officially begins the 2014-15 season. Per NCAA rules, the Huskies get 30 practices over the next 42 days before Nov. 14 opener against South Carolina State at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Bellevue police have recommended that a woman who made assault and property-damage allegations against Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch be charged for making a false or misleading statement, the Bellevue Police Department said Thursday.