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Morning links: Two former Huskies suing NCAA

Post by Christian Caple on Oct. 3, 2013 at 6:00 am with No Comments »
October 3, 2013 12:08 am

Here we are again, ready for another Thursday. Steve Sarkisian meets with the media later this morning for the final time before the Huskies’ game Saturday against Stanford. We’ll be there, but first, have some links.

— Our story in today’s newspaper focuses on UW’s respect for Stanford’s defense, which is as experienced as any in the conference.

— You can also take a look at our Pac-12 power rankings, Pac-12 picks and a few other items from yesterday’s media availability.

— Adam Jude of The Seattle Times writes about Bishop Sankey’s grandfather being able to see him play for the first time.

— An interesting story here, as former Washington quarterback Johnny Durocher and safety Darin Harris are suing the NCAA over head injuries they say they suffered while playing football at UW.

— ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit previews the UW-Stanford game.

— ESPN.com previews the UW-Stanford game with words.

— LA Times columnist Chris Dufresne writes that USC’s coaching search should begin and end with Steve Sarkisian, an opinion that should make him very popular in Seattle.

— Tim Booth of the AP has this story about Shaq Thompson.

— Stanford doesn’t care about payback. The Cardinal just want to win. Looking at Stanford’s Skov brothers.

— California’s uncertainty at quarterback could benefit both players.

— USC receiver Marqise Lee says he’s getting better every day.

— UCLA wants to erase its memories of the great state of Utah when the Bruins face the Utes tonight at 7 (FOX Sports 1). The Salt Lake Tribune breaks down the matchup.

— Old pals Mike Leach and Sonny Dykes will cross paths this week when Washington State visits Cal.

— The Oregonian’s Ken Goe writes that head injuries are too big of a risk for players who aren’t compensated to begin with.

— Oregon State coach Mike Riley talks recruiting.

— Arizona isn’t quite sure what to expect from USC this week.

— Arizona State is trying to become the first team to beat USC and Notre Dame in consecutive weeks.

— Colorado’s quarterback takes a positive approach to resolve his struggles.

We’ll check back later with more.

Christian Caple can be reached at christian.caple@thenewstribune.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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