Baseball writers who voted against Felix Hernandez explain why. “I thought Kluber was better in September,” wrote Sam Mellinger of The Kansas City Star. “I thought Kluber had to overcome more to reach comparable numbers,” explained Dan Hayes of Chicago.
We'll begin this morning with a few notes from Pete Carroll's weekly Friday radio show on KIRO-FM.
I have to hustle to catch a flight to Arizona this morning, so we'll keep the links post brief. I'll have my Pac-12 picks posted here this afternoon.
With Shaq Thompson moving back to his preferred role at linebacker, Cooper is eager for his shot to prove he can be the featured running back as the Huskies (6-4, 2-4 Pac-12) face No. 17 Arizona (7-2, 4-2) on Saturday.
A fun debate: is Lynch better than Shaun Alexander, Chris Warren and Curt Warner? He’s rising on the team’s career rushing list.
After 221 days, college basketball returns.
Season openers for teams like Washington are supposed to be a glorified tune-up and this year appears to be no exception.
The Dolphins ended a streak of three consecutive losses to Buffalo, overcoming a third-quarter deficit to win 22-9.
No. 22 Colorado won the first two sets, then recovered after losing the next two to defeat the No. 2 Huskies 27-25, 26-24, 17-25, 23-25 and 15-11.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points while playing only 20 minutes and the Dallas Mavericks had their largest victory ever, 123-70 over the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
There’s this magic that we believe champions have. But is it true? This year’s Seahawks will be an interesting case study. Now, to end this hazardous 2014 campaign, they face a gauntlet that will define or dismiss their championship mettle.
Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright talks to the media Thursday.
Had Hernandez picked up two of Kluber’s first-place votes, he would have been just the sixth pitcher to win multiple AL Cy Young awards.
Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968.
The Seahawks lost tight end Zach Miller for the rest of the season Wednesday, the latest injury to hit the roster this season. Twelve have been placed on injured reserve.
The 6-11 center failed to make it through a season at Fresno State and then Washington without finding trouble, but now he’s ready to begin his Huskies career. “I can’t do everything perfect,” he says. “I can’t be a standout citizen, but I can work hard every day
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is in the midst of an uncommon stretch when it comes to his passing, as the Giants game marked the third straight in which he had a rating of 78 or below.
Running back Marshawn Lynch was among six Seahawks who sat out practice Thursday, listed as sitting out with calf and rib injuries.
Extra Points Video: Bob Condotta discusses the news of the day.
Washington State roster is as diverse as the menus of the overseas players on coach June Daugherty Cougars basketball team.