Matt Hasselbeck starts for the Seahawks on Saturday. Damn, had my money on J.P. Losman.
If this is the Huskies without Abdul Gaddy? I can deal! With Isaiah Thomas distributing (9 assists) and Terrence Ross doing everything else (25 pts., 4 boards, 4 steals, 2 blocks) the Dawgs bark and bite are intact.
Former Sonic Shawn Kemp has opened a restaurant on Queen Anne, and I am going to let you make your own jokes about Father’s Day Specials.
Walter Jones will raise the 12th Man flag on Saturday, although it would be way cooler if he could just come back…for One. Last. Game.
What they’re saying…
“He’s been our starter all year long and that’s it.” — Pete Carroll
“In terms of just his talent alone, (Terrence Ross is) right up there with Brandon Roy.” — Lorenzo Romar
“T-Ross the Boss with a stellar performance capped with @Isaiah_Thomas2 dunk! Didn’t know you had it in you!” — @DrewMcM
“Hopefully Hasselbeck plays well and hopefully Whitehurst can save the day if he doesn’t.” — @manicpop
In other news…
David Aardsma’s hip surgery didn’t go that well–he’ll need a couple more weeks to get ready than the M’s thought. He could still be ready for Opening Day. Problem is, the M’s won’t be able to showcase him in spring training.
The Pac-12 football championship game will be televised on FOX. It’ll be a doubleheader with the Big 10 championship…so you’re not going to want to plan anything on December 3, 2011.
Isaiah Thomas had his first dunk as a Husky. “I’ve been too scared to miss. But this time I said, ‘Well, oh well. I’m just going to try.'”
Nobody will see it, because UW/Oregon State is at the same time as Seahawks/Saints, but the Dawgs will miss Gaddy’s patience and game management skills against the 1-3-1 zone of Oregon State.
Today in SPNW…
This weekend’s action…
NCAA FCS Championship: Eastern Washington vs. Delaware, 4 p.m. (ESPN)
Cotton Bowl: Texas A&M vs. LSU, 5 p.m. (FOX-13)
Compass Bowl: Pittsburgh vs. Kentucky, 9 a.m. (ESPN)
Pac-10 Hoops: Cal @ Arizona St., 11:30 a.m. (FSN)
NFL Wild Card: Seahawks vs. New Orleans, 1:30 p.m. (KING-5)
Pac-10 Hoops: Huskies vs. Oregon St., 3:30 p.m. (FSN)
NFL Wild Card: N.Y. Jets @ Indianapolis, 5 p.m. (KING-5)
WCC Hoops: Portland @ Gonzaga, 5:30 p.m. (FSN)
NCAA Hoops: Seattle U vs. Cal St. Northridge, 7:10 p.m. (710-AM)
Pac-10 Hoops: Oregon @ Washington St., 7:30 p.m. (FSN)
NFL Wild Card: Baltimore @ Kansas City, 10 a.m. (CBS-7)
NFL Wild Card: Green Bay @ Philadelphia, 1:30 p.m. (FOX-13)
Fight Hunger Bowl (really?): Boston College vs. Nevada, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Pac-10 Hoops: UCLA @ USC, 7:30 p.m. (FSN)
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