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 Cassie Strickland, center, switched from outside hitter to libero this season and has had to adjust to  the subtleties the position demands.
ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES
Thursday, October 23
Cassie Strickland brings intensity to UW volleyball | Jerry Brewer

Cassie Strickland’s maturation is one of the most interesting stories on a team full of them. The Huskies are as balanced, as star laden and as well coached as any team in the country. Among the standouts is Strickland, who has made a successful transition from outside hitter to libero.

Wednesday, October 22

Don’t expect Pete Carroll to change form on reclamation projects | Jerry Brewer

Despite not being able to get to Percy Harvin, you can expect the Seahawks coach to make sure he gets it right with the next recalcitrant player.

Saturday, October 18

Huskies still getting humbled

Once again, Washington and Oregon played a football game that wasn’t worth watching to the end.

Tuesday, October 14

Stars have yet to align for Seahawks offense | Jerry Brewer

Trying to get all the offensive talent working smoothly not going so smoothly just yet

Monday, October 13

Seahawks Morning After: What Pete Carroll must do to fix what’s broken | Jerry Brewer

The Seahawks’ many problems can be fixed. This is when Pete Carroll will earn his paycheck.

Sunday, October 12

Loss to Cowboys gives the Seahawks a reality check | Jerry Brewer

The Dallas Cowboys served the Seahawks a heavy dose of humility Sunday, beating them at their own game. Now Seattle must refocus and fix what’s wrong.

Saturday, October 11

A lesson the Seahawks can take from the Cowboys’ tradition: Embrace the hate | Jerry Brewer

Love ’em, hate ’em, laugh at ’em for their struggles the past 18 years, but you can’t ignore the Cowboys. There’s a lesson in this for the Seahawks and their fledgling significance. The Cowboys understand the scrutiny and envy the Seahawks are currently experiencing.

Thursday, October 9

Nigel Williams-Goss eager to lift the fortunes of UW men’s basketball | Jerry Brewer

Coming off an impressive freshman season, Nigel Williams-Goss appears determined to expand his game and enhance the prospects of a UW team that isn’t expected to be much.

Tuesday, October 7

Russell Wilson saves Seahawks from themselves | Jerry Brewer

The Seahawks were rusty against Washington on “Monday Night Football” but quarterback Russell Wilson came to the rescue in a 27-17 victory that improved Seattle’s record to 3-1.

Thursday, October 2

Seahawks season now shifts into overdrive | Jerry Brewer

It’s time for the longest, hardest stretch of the season. It starts with a seemingly manageable six games against opponents with a combined 9-14 record. And it ends with what figures to be seven of the most competitive games in a row that any team will face this season.

Tuesday, September 30

Jack Zduriencik’s job is simple: Build Mariners’ offense | Jerry Brewer

The Mariners have had trouble scoring runs in recent years. If the Mariners are going to build on their 87-win season of 2014, GM Jack Zduriencik must finally get the offense right.