SEATTLE — Chris Petersen quietly delivered a message during his weekly media briefing that not everything is going wrong for Washington even as he prepared to field questions about what happened in the Huskies’ loss to rival Oregon.
Washington State was expected to be in a rebuilding year, picked to finish fifth in the Pac-12 North this season. The Cougars, however, have opened some eyes by posting a 5-1 record going into their bye week.
One is a true freshman starting for a traditional small-college powerhouse. The other is a senior whose college football journey has been a winding one. But both scored their first touchdowns for their respective programs on Saturday.
A quartet of takeaways, some clock control and a freshman kicker helped Portland State end its 12-game losing streak in Big Sky Conference football with a 22-20 win over turnover-prone Montana on Saturday.
PORTLAND — Federal prosecutors in the basketball corruption trial that began Monday in New York reportedly told prospective jurors that 12 colleges could come up during the proceedings -- the University of Oregon among them.