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December 12, 2007 at 3:37 PM

Schedule changes announced, more

The schedule changes we wrote about here the other day have become official. Here is the list of changes for UW and all other Pac-10 teams as announced by the conference today: Washington: Washington at Oregon – move from Sat., Sep. 13 to Sat., Aug 30 Oklahoma at Washington – move from Sat., Sep….

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December 12, 2007 at 11:04 AM

Turner’s letter to his staff

UW AD Todd Turner made his views pretty clear when he met with the media yesterday. But for another view, here is the letter he sent to athletic department employees Tuesday explaining the situation: December 11, 2007 Dear Friends, It is with very mixed emotions that I write to you today. After careful…

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December 12, 2007 at 9:11 AM

A running backs coach candidate

A reader floated the name of UCLA assistant Dino Babers as Washington’s new running backs coach the other day. And rumblings are that Babers would indeed be interested — he may need a job as UCLA head coach Karl Dorrell was recently fired, though his staff remains in place through the…

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December 11, 2007 at 10:30 PM

A little more on Turner

Well, didn’t see that coming. Had planned to get the postseason haircut and all that today when instead, another bomb dropped on Montlake with the resignation of athletic director Todd Turner. There had been rumblings that there was some discontentment, but Turner had until June 30, 2009 on his contract so there…

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December 11, 2007 at 4:26 PM

Turner speaks on “resignation”

Here’s more on today’s big news as this is the story that should be posted on-line soon. This story includes some quotes from Todd Turner. University of Washington athletic director Todd Turner resigned this morning, effective Jan. 31, 2008. In a quickly called news conference, UW president Mark Emmert said that he…

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December 11, 2007 at 12:10 PM

On Turner

For now, I will refer you to our story on-line for what we know about the resignation today of Todd Turner. I will have more later, but due to the suddeness of this, have some other duties that will keep me from responding to a lot of your questions for…

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December 10, 2007 at 5:32 PM

Couple quick notes

First, it was reported last week that Jordan Reffett was the first Husky to ever win the Guy Flaherty Award, UW’s most prestigious post-season award and given to the team’s most inspirational player, twice. In fact, Don McKeta (1959, 60) and Tom Wand (1911-12) also won it twice. Second, several of you…

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December 10, 2007 at 1:48 PM

Reggie Williams making his move

Haven’t had time to link a lot of UW alumni stories of late, but now that the season is over we might do more. A couple I noticed today focused on Reggie Williams, who was the subject of a lot of stories in the pre-season speculating that his career might be…

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