College sports

First Pac-12 road trip a bonding experience for UW men

The Huskies’ players and new head coach Mike Hopkins are still getting to know one another.

Washington State’s Hercules Mata’afa to skip senior season

The defensive lineman was a first-team All-American this season

2018 season could be a good one for UW football

UW will lose a few to graduation and the NFL, but the majority of contributors will be back next season.

Huskies’ Vea announces he’ll enter the NFL draft

The defensive lineman was the 2017 Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year

Alabama stifles Clemson 24-6 in Sugar Bowl

The Crimson Tide will face Georgia in an all-SEC matchup for the national title.

Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl 2OT classic

Sony Michel’s 27-yard touchdown run gave the Bulldogs the win after they blocked an OU field goal.

Ex-Everett star Rielly’s offseason work paying off for PSU

The Portland State standout improved her ball-handling and driving skills last summer.

VIDEO: Highlights of PSU basketball’s Sidney Rielly

The former Everett High School star is having a big season for the Vikings.

Washington men go cold in the second half, lose to UCLA

Washington shoots just 17 percent from the floor in the second half of a 74-53 Pac-12 loss

Huskies’ defense left powerless on third down vs. Penn State

The Nittany Lions and QB Trace McSorley converted 13 of 17 third downs in their Fiesta Bowl win over UW.

Lake Stevens alum Eason undecided on future at Georgia

Despite an injury and losing his job to Jake Fromm, the ex-Viking has embraced his role as a backup.

Dawgs bow down: Penn State hangs on to beat UW in Fiesta Bowl

Trace McSorley and Saquon Barkley star as the Nittany Lion hand the Huskies a 35-28 bowl defeat.

Washington men beat USC 88-81 to open Pac-12 play

Noah Dickerson scores 17 points as the Huskies snap a 14-game conference losing skid with an 88-81 win.

Huskies look to new play-callers in Fiesta Bowl

With Jonathan Smith departed, the Huskies will call on Scott Huff and Matt Lubick against Penn State.

Bierria heads into final game having built a legacy at UW

After redshirting in 2013, the linebacker has become a leader on and off the field for the Huskies.

POLL RESULTS: Huskies a big favorite to win the Fiesta Bowl

Three-quarters of the responders picked Washington to beat Penn State in Saturday’s showdown.

Bowled over: Michigan State routs WSU 42-17 in Holiday Bowl

QB Luke Falks sits out with an undiclosed hand injury as the Cougars end their season with a loss.

Arizona St., Arizona among favorites to win Pac-12

It’s not far-fetched to imagine UW finishing in the top six if it continues its current form.

UW basketball has rosy outlook entering Pac-12 play

The team’s defense, improving freshmen and belief in itself are marks of improvement.

UW notebook: TE Bryant unsure if he’ll play in Fiesta Bowl

The star freshman has been out since late October with a leg injury.