Husky Stadium set for last game before facelift



SEATTLE (AP) — After more than nine decades during which it hosted Husky football, NFL games, presidential speeches and commencement addresses, Husky Stadium is getting ready to say farewell — for a time.

The brittle waterfront stadium with a setting nearly impossible to match in all college football will host its final football game, a showdown between Washington and No. 6 Oregon, on Saturday before most of the facility comes tumbling down over the next few months as part of a major renovation.

In its place in less than two years will be a $250 million football-only gem, the latest entry into the facility arms race that has swept college football.