UW Huskies

College sports: Fish or cut bait with student athletes

"As far as I am concerned, all of college football should go to an Ivy League model in which ordinary students compete, recruiting madness is…

2013’s #7 Most-Read: UW’s new Husky Stadium, revealed

She resided on Union Bay looking out at Mount Rainier. She was aged, sagging and arthritic. Needing more than a facelift, she underwent a 20-month surgery…

Seattle sports: Holiday feast served cold

Events in recent weeks should have bolstered Seattle sports fans' morale:  The Seahawks' exciting run toward a possible Super Bowl appearance; the Mariners' surprising outbidding…

Seattle sport fans crazy about Petersen and Cano

To the good people at Forbes magazine who annually rank Seattle as the most miserable sports city in America, here's a message from the left…

Huskies should stick with Sark as coach

No, I don't think Steve Sarkisian should be fired, even if the Huskies lose Saturday at Oregon State. But if he loses the Apple Cup…

UW football: Best days behind it?

On the tarmac at the Miami airport, I waited, a little nervously, for Barry Switzer, who was flying in with the Oklahoma Sooners for the…

Huskies-Ducks: A galactic clash for UW

As with any good football coach, Steve Sarkisian on game week narrows the focus to see-ballcarrier, hit-ballcarrier, ignoring the bigger picture — at least when he's…

If the money’s right, Sark should walk

He could have said no, flat-out. But that would make Steve Sarkisian an idiot or Rick Neuheisel, either of which would be disappointing to discover…

UW’s new Husky Stadium, revealed

She resided on Union Bay looking out at Mount Rainier. She was aged, sagging and arthritic. Needing more than a facelift, she underwent a 20-month…

Why the Vegas Bowl is a shot at Husky redemption

In the traditional year-end compendiums, there's no doubt who was No. 1 in Seattle sports on the Steepest Fall Down the Stairs List. In fact,…

A Cougs fan clocking a Husky? There’s historic precedent for that

Scroll down for an exclusive video from Crosscut correspondent Art Thiel.  Dumbfounding as the Apple Cup outcome was Friday, the parallels to the game 30…

Apple Cup revolt: It’s time for UW, WSU to join forces

Scroll down for "Two Minutes with Thiel," an exclusive video segment from Crosscut contributor Art Thiel.  Whichever genius thought that playing the Apple Cup in…

Can the Sounders break Seattle’s mediocrity streak?

Scroll down for an exclusive original video from Crosscut contributor Art Thiel.  The Sounders are entering the playoffs against a team that they have failed…

Romar should take a lesson from the NCAA’s Husky snub

If only the Huskies had Ted St. Martin in his prime. The University of Washington men might in that case be headed to the NCAA…

Forget GOP battles: It’s Super Wednesday for sports fans

The many who would say their favorite sport is Republican politics may already be trying to forget about the hours they devoted to Super Tuesday.…