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Washington reimbursed Sarkisian for alcohol bills

Former Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian was reimbursed a total of $1,023 in 2012 and 2013 for alcohol consumed at two California retreats for coaches and spouses.

Former Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian was reimbursed $1,023 by UW for alcohol as part of two group outings in 2012 and 2013 for what an athletic department spokesman says were legitimate expenses.

Cougs mull moving grid opener

WSU is examining options in case the wildfires force them to postpone or move their opener on Sept. 5.

The wildfires in eastern Washington have affected air quality so drastically that the Cougars are mulling the idea of rescheduling their Sept. 5 home opener against Portland State, the Spokesman-Review’s Jacob Thorpe reports.

Huskies open to two QBs against Boise State

Coach Chris Petersen said it’s possible he may not announce a starter before UW’s season opener at Boise State.

Nothing has been settled in Washington’s three-man quarterback competition, and UW coach Chris Petersen says it’s possible he may not announce a starter before the Sept. 4 season opener at Boise State.

Petersen declines to comment on transfer dispute

Washington coach Chris Petersen has declined to address the circumstances surrounding his conversations with Baylor coach Art Briles over the 2013 transfer of former Boise State star defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.

Cougars to rely on young secondary

PULLMAN — Just 10 months ago, Marcellus Pippins was a freshman cornerback making his debut at the tail end of Washington State’s win over Oregon State.

Prep star commits to UW

One of the nation’s top-ranked guards says he’s going to play basketball for the Washington Huskies.

Three Huskies on Senior Bowl watch list

Washington has landed three players on the preseason watch list for the 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl.

Tight ends figure to play bigger role in Huskies' offense

Washington is training a versatile and unproved group of tights ends in the shadow of a record setter.

Last year no position at Washington was underutilized as much as the tight ends, who never escaped the shadow of departed record-setter Austin Seferian-Jenkins.

Washington quarterback competition still hangs on freshman

In his decade as a head coach, Chris Petersen has never played a true freshman quarterback and he has never played a true freshman on the offensive line.

Petersen on end of fall camp: ‘We’ve got a lot of work to do’

The Huskies held a full-pads practice inside Husky Stadium on Thursday, their 13th day of fall camp and the last workout open to the media. From here on out, all practices will be completely closed.

Zags release women’s schedule

The West Coast Conference announced its 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule Wednesday, completing Gonzaga’s slate to defend its 11-year streak as regular-season conference champions.

Defense key to Cougars improvement

Washington State head coach Mike Leach hires a new defensive coordinator after his high-scoring Cougars go 3-9 last season.

Washington State coach Mike Leach doesn’t have much trouble getting his teams to score in the Air Raid offense.

Huskies' offensive line woes continue

SEATTLE — It was a rough day for Washington’s offensive line. In other words, it was more or less a normal day for Washington’s offensive line.

WR Mickens eager to be UW’s vocal leader

SEATTLE — Something needed to be said. During a sloppy six-turnover practice Monday afternoon, Washington’s offense was being manhandled by its defensive teammates, who hooted and hollered while dancing with youthful exuberance.

Priester cleared to play for WSU

The Cougars’ passing game just got a 6-foot-1, 190-pound boost.