NWSportsBeat senior writer Matt Larkin explains why the road ahead isn’t easy for the Oregon State Beavers football team and coach Mike Riley. The worst part is that Oregon State has already lost two of its most winnable games – including a home game against the FCS’ Sacramento State and a home tilt against UCLA.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Detroit Lions, and former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver and NFL player Nate Burleson. Matt Larkin points out that Nate played football ad Lindbergh High School and, later, O’Dea High School in Seattle, where he was named the Seattle Times City Athlete of the Year…
Washington Huskies beat writer Matt Larkin tells us what a day Saturday was as the Washington Huskies defeated the Utah Utes to vault them up to 28th in the National polls. Keeping opponents off the board had been a big problem for UW so far and the Huskies’ pass rush was in major trouble with Hau’oli Jamora suffering a season-ending injury the week prior. And asks so what does it all mean?
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current NBA basketball player Jason Terry from Seattle. Matt Larkin points out that Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry has been a winner at every level since high school. The 1999 NBA Sixth Man Award winner came up big for the Dallas Mavericks in last year’s NBA Finals.