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Morning links: Huskies back on Montlake for open practice; judge rules against NCAA

Post by Christian Caple on Aug. 9, 2014 at 6:00 am with No Comments »
August 9, 2014 12:24 am
U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, Calif., ruled in favor Friday, Aug. 8, of former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit that challenged the NCAA's regulation of college athletics on antitrust grounds. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, Calif., ruled in favor Friday, Aug. 8, of former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon and 19 others in a lawsuit that challenged the NCAA’s regulation of college athletics on antitrust grounds. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

After stepping away from campus for a closed practice on Friday, the Huskies return to Montlake today for a 10 a.m. practice at Husky Stadium — and it’s their first practice that’s open to the public. There was also a bit of news yesterday, so let’s get to the links.

The Huskies received a commitment from WR Andre Baccellia from Westlake (California) High School.

— The results are in from our poll asking you to decide on UW’s most important player.

A federal judge issued a landmark ruling in the O’Bannon v. NCAA case, finding the NCAA in violation of antitrust law.

Adam Jude has this feature on Huskies freshman safety Budda Baker, who has been working with the No. 2 defense early in fall camp.

— Washington comes in at No. 24 in this writer’s top 25.

Bud Withers wonders about the idea of Power Five teams only scheduling nonconference games among each other.

— Washington State likes the versatility provided by a certain freshman.

Some practice notes from Arizona.

Reviewing Arizona State’s first week of practices.

Oregon could have an expanded rotation at receiver this season.

— The first week of fall camp is all mental for Oregon State freshmen.

— UCLA is using technology to monitor the physical performance of select players during practice.

Steve Sarkisian is emphasizing recovery for USC during camp.

Some notes from Utah’s camp.

Colorado likely has its go-to receiver.

— A California tackle doesn’t like talking about what he does well.

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

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