Blocking & Tackling

It was a satisfying Saturday in watching my alma mater, the University of Washington Huskies defeat our cross-state rivals the Washington State Cougars and retain the Apple Cup for the 6th consecutive year. With apologies to my WSU pals (well, not really), I feel...

Extra Points – Passings…

This week’s focus point…Passings I am writing this missive Sunday night shortly after hearing of the death of a college buddy from a heart attack. For those of you who are familiar with my work, I tend to write this weekly blurb often at the spur of the...

Distracted…

Being an ardent University of Washington fan and grad, I’ve become distracted with the whole Jim Mora deal, hoping he comes back home to coach. Just spent a few minutes with my daughter on the phone talking about it. I told her how distracted I was. She agreed...

Crisis at the Top

On Monday we learned that my Alma Mater’s head football coach was taking a new gig. Steve Sarkisian announced his move from the University of Washington to USC just days after a huge win over arch rival Washington State in the Apple Cup. Although the possibility...

Crisis Strategist #1 – Deep Bench Strength

My alma mater, the University of Washington, has a pretty strong men’s basketball program again this year. They are the pre-season pick to win the Pac-10, and are ranked in the Top 25 of college basketball. Two days ago, they lost their starting point guard,...