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Steve Sarkisian's decision to have Washington follow the trend of playing offense as fast as possible can be traced somewhat to what happened last year in Tucson.
Arizona didn't just blow out the Huskies in a 52-17 thumping. Washington experienced firsthand just how physically exhausting it can be trying to keep up with skilled playmakers in a high-tempo offense.
''I felt like Arizona's tempo got us, and this is part of the reason we're doing what we're doing offensively, is to prepare for this game,'' Sarkisian said.
Get ready for a dizzying pace come Saturday afternoon when the 16th-ranked Huskies (3-0) host Arizona (3-0) in the Pac-12 opener for both schools. It's a matchup of two of the fastest-paced teams, two of the best running backs in the country and two programs trying to validate unbeaten starts.
Washington has not started 4-0 since 2001. A win over the Wildcats would set up the Huskies for two huge weeks that will go a long way...
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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez came off the practice field on Tuesday still upset that his players hadn't done enough and were not properly getting ready for Saturday's showdown with No. 16 Washington at Husky Stadium. Arizona, 3-0, is coming off a bye week.
How'd they react to his tongue-lashing?
"I don't care," Rodriguez said. "It...
Back in July, we showed you a leaked photo of gold chrome helmets for the Washington Huskies that basically set the world on fire. They were shiny, they were sleek, and they were way different than any other lids that Washington has donned before:
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We knew that the helmets existed, and Steve Sarkisian confirmed that they would be worn at some...
The Oregon Ducks better watch out as it appears the Washington Huskies are trying to lay claim to the best helmets in the land with this flashy new...
The Arizona Wildcats and Washington Huskies will meet on Saturday in a match-up of two undefeated Pac-12 schools.
Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA will play host to the game between Arizona (3-0) and No. 16 Washington (3-0). Coverage of this game will begin at 7:00 pm ET (4:00 pm PT) on FOX.
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With wind and rain wreaking havoc throughout Husky Stadium on Saturday night, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian turned to the ground game and running back Bishop Sankey time and time again.
Sankey had carried just four times last week in a blowout win over Idaho State. Against Arizona, Sarkisian put the game on Sankey's back.
Sankey carried a school-record 40 times for 161 yards...
SEATTLE (AP) -- Bishop Sankey carried a school-record 40 times for 161 yards and a touchdown and Keith Price threw for two touchdowns to help No. 16 Washington beat Arizona 31-13 on Saturday night.
Sankey outperformed Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey, the NCAA's leading rusher in 2012. Sankey surpassed the school record of 38 carries set by Corey Dillon in 1996 against Washington...