The most critical games for the UW Huskies in 2013

The Huskies open their season in a rematch against Boise State. (Photo: US Presswire)

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down the five biggest games of the UW college football season. The list comprises games against the Boise State Broncos, the Oregon Ducks, the Arizona Wildcats, the UCLA Bruins and, of course, the Washington State Cougars. We all remember what happened in last year’s apple cup, but home-field advantage should help the Dawgs this time around.

Washington Football’s 5 most underrated players

Travis Feeny will mistakenly be overlooked by opponents in 2013. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down which UW players will enter 2013 underrated. We all know who the stars are: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Shaq Thompson, Keith Price Bishop Sankey and Kasen Williams will grab the headlines. But guys like Travis Feeney, DiAndre Campbell, Dexter Charles, Danny Shelton and John Timu deserve recognition as well.

*My* four favorite Sonics memories growing up

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NWSB Insider and Seattle SuperSonics blogger Chris Hall brings us his top four memories Sonics memories growing up. While Chris was just a youngster during the hey days of the Sonics, he does bring us the Western Conference Championship team of ’96, plus some other truly great memories including the last banner to be won by the team in 2005. And what kind of Sonics piece would this be without taking the obligatory jab at Clay Bennett and the team formerly know as the Seattle SuperSonics.

Quick takeaways from Washington’s 2013 spring game

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us his thoughts on the Annual Spring Game. The spring game matters because it’s the first live football fans of a team have seen for months, and will see for quite a while. Despite the small sample size and unrealistic conditions of a spring game, Husky Nation likely came out cautiously excited. Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Keith Price, Kasen WIlliams, and a number of other offensive starters sat out large portions.

Washington Huskies’ 2013 defensive starters

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall previews the 2013 defense for the Washington Huskies. Players making the cut are Will Shamburger, Sean Parker, Gregory Ducre, Travell Dixon, Travis Feeney, Shaq Thompson, John Timu, Josh Shirley, Andrew Hudson, Danny Shelton and Connor Cree. Much is still up in the air, but things look promising for Washington on both sides of the ball.

Projecting the Washington Huskies 2013 offensive starters

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall previews the 2013 offense for the Washington Huskies. Led by Keith Price at quarterback, the Huskies have a lot of potential on the offensive side of the ball, especially with Bishop Sankey at running back. Questions around TE Austin Sefarian-Jenkins don’t seem to be a problem, although his DUI could have an impact in 2013.

NBA Team wars: Episode five

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NWSB Insider and Seattle SuperSonics blogger Chris Hall brings us his top five Sonics all-time starting lineup. This list is the best of the best to ever play the game of basketball in the greatest basketball city in North America. Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, Jack Sikma, Dale Ellis, and Dennis Johnson. The coaching nod goes to the great Lenny Wilkins. A great trip down memory lane by Chris.

Recap of the Kings-Sonics relocation saga

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NWSB Insider Chris Hall recaps the ongoing saga that is the potential sale of the Sacramento Kings. The emotions of Seattleites have been pulled and tugged at throughout this process. Starting with rumors of the team being sold, people from the great Northwest began to feel as if they may finally see the return of the Seattle Supersonics. Now, that move is up in the air despite the Maloofs’ desire to sell, sell, sell.

Will Keith Price start in week 1 for the UW Huskies?

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down who could start at quarterback for UW in 2013. Keith Price is coming off a subpar season, begging the question, is there a better fit under center? Cyler Miles, Troy Williams, and Jeff Lindquist all saw time in the Spring Game, but Miles is the only one who had much of a positive impact. Price’s 2012 campaign was far from perfect, but he outshined everyone else in the Spring Game, making it a possibility he could return to his starting role.

Predicting the 2013/14 Washington Huskies basketball starting five

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall predicts the staring lineup for the 2012-13 Washington Huskies. Andrew Andrews, CJ Wilcox, Desmond Simmons, Shawn Kemp Jr. and Gilles Dierickx all make the cut on Hall’s list. Nigel Williams-Cross, Darin Johnson, Mike Anderson, Jernard Jerreau and Perris Blackwell are the challengers for Lorenzo Romar’s squad.

UW Report: Five things to watch during spring football

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall is back to tell us all about 2013 Huskies spring football. What does Steve Sarkisian have up his sleeve this year? Washington ranked in an exceptionally strong recruiting class this year, another tribute to Sarkisian’s skills as a recruiter. What we know? Kasen Williams will be one of the best receivers in the Pac-12. Austin Seferian-Jenkins’s nagging ankle injury could be seen slowing him down at times.

My five best Isaiah Thomas Memories

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us the top five moments of his favorite Northwest athlete, Isiah Thomas. Among the memories are his commitment to UW, his last-second heroics against the Arizona Wildcats, an epic showing against Klay Thomas in the Pac-12 Tournament and the 2011 draft, which saw him turn pro for the Sacramento Kings.

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