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New Washington head coach Jedd Fisch arrives for an NCAA college football press conference Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, in Seattle.

Huskies able to hook Jedd Fisch with chance to consistently contend for championships

New Washington head coach Jedd Fisch arrives for an NCAA college football press conference Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, in Seattle.

January 16, 2024, 4:15pm College

Looking out at Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains from his new football offices, Jedd Fisch saw a place that can consistently contend for championships. Read story

New Alabama football head coach Kalen DeBoer talks with the media in his introductory press conference at Bryant-Denny Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. DeBoer is replacing the recently retired Nick Saban.

DeBoer embraces chance to replace Saban at Alabama

New Alabama football head coach Kalen DeBoer talks with the media in his introductory press conference at Bryant-Denny Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. DeBoer is replacing the recently retired Nick Saban.

January 14, 2024, 3:32pm College

Kalen DeBoer stood at a lectern, only a few feet from Nick Saban, and enthusiastically embraced the chance to both replace and learn from his larger-than-life predecessor. Read story

Arizona head coach Jedd Fisch lifts the team's trophy after defeating Oklahoma in the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023.

Washington hires Arizona’s Fisch as next football coach

Arizona head coach Jedd Fisch lifts the team's trophy after defeating Oklahoma in the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023.

January 14, 2024, 3:28pm College

Washington has targeted Arizona’s Jedd Fisch and is negotiating a deal with him to succeed Kalen DeBoer as the next coach of the Huskies, according to a person with knowledge of the talks. Read story

Oregon center N'Faly Dante (1) celebrates with Oregon guard Jadrian Tracey (22) against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024.

Oregon rallies from 18 down to beat California 80-73

Oregon center N'Faly Dante (1) celebrates with Oregon guard Jadrian Tracey (22) against California during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024.

January 13, 2024, 7:54pm College

Jermaine Couisnard sank five 3-pointers and scored 18 points to help Oregon rally from an 18-point deficit and beat California 80-73 on Saturday night for its sixth straight victory. Couisnard had four misses from beyond the arc for the Ducks (13-3, 5-0 Pac-12 Conference). He was 0… Read story

Washington State guards Jabe Mullins (3), Isaiah Watts (12) and teammates celebrate after their win over Arizona in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Washington State takes down No. 8 Arizona 73-70

Washington State guards Jabe Mullins (3), Isaiah Watts (12) and teammates celebrate after their win over Arizona in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

January 13, 2024, 5:52pm College

Isaac Jones had 24 points and 13 rebounds and Washington State upset No. 8 Arizona 73-70 on Saturday. After a 26-point outing in a victory at Southern California on Wednesday night, Jones was magnificent again. He got a short jumper to fall with 1:11 left to put the… Read story

New Alabama football head coach Kalen DeBoer, center, waves to cheering fans as he steps off the plane at Tuscaloosa National Airport two days after former coach Nick Saban announced his retirement Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Tumultuous week leaves Washington trying to rebuild after title game loss, coach departure

New Alabama football head coach Kalen DeBoer, center, waves to cheering fans as he steps off the plane at Tuscaloosa National Airport two days after former coach Nick Saban announced his retirement Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

January 13, 2024, 2:15pm College

In five days, Washington went from the precipice of its first national title in more than three decades to a program in shambles. The championship game — lost to Michigan. Its head coach — gone to Alabama. Its roster — many players headed to the NFL draft, others… Read story

Washington head coach Kalen DeBoer speaks during a news conference ahead of the national championship NCAA College Football Playoff game between Washington and Michigan Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, in Houston. He told his team on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, that he's leaving to take the head coaching position at Alabama. (AP Photo/David J.

Washington’s Kalen DeBoer hired to replace Nick Saban at Alabama

Washington head coach Kalen DeBoer speaks during a news conference ahead of the national championship NCAA College Football Playoff game between Washington and Michigan Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, in Houston. He told his team on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, that he's leaving to take the head coaching position at Alabama. (AP Photo/David J.

January 12, 2024, 12:15pm College

Alabama wasted little time in finding Nick Saban’s successor, hiring Kalen DeBoer away from national runner-up Washington on Friday. Read story

Washington running back Dillon Johnson (7) celebrates his touchdown against Texas during the first half of the Sugar Bowl CFP NCAA semifinal college football game, Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, in New Orleans.

Huskies duo of WR Rome Odunze, RB Dillon Johnson declare for NFL draft

Washington running back Dillon Johnson (7) celebrates his touchdown against Texas during the first half of the Sugar Bowl CFP NCAA semifinal college football game, Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, in New Orleans.

January 12, 2024, 11:40am College

The exodus of players entering the NFL draft from national runner-up Washington continued with All-American wide receiver Rome Odunze and running back Dillon Johnson announcing they were leaving the school. The pair told ESPN.com of their plans to enter the draft. Read story

Washington guard Sahvir Wheeler (5) drives against Arizona State forward Alonzo Gaffney (8) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, in Seattle.

Washington pulls away from Arizona State in second half for 82-67 win

Washington guard Sahvir Wheeler (5) drives against Arizona State forward Alonzo Gaffney (8) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, in Seattle.

January 11, 2024, 11:08pm College

Sahvir Wheeler hit all five of his career-best 3-pointers and scored 24 points, Keion Brooks Jr. added 20 points and Washington defeated Arizona State 82-67. Read story

Santa Clara guard Adama Bal, middle left facing, celebrates with teammates and fans after Santa Clara defeated Gonzaga in an NCAA college basketball game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024.

Bal’s late basket leads Santa Clara to 77-76 victory over No. 23 Gonzaga

Santa Clara guard Adama Bal, middle left facing, celebrates with teammates and fans after Santa Clara defeated Gonzaga in an NCAA college basketball game in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024.

January 11, 2024, 9:34pm College

Adama-Alpha Bal scored the go-ahead basket with 4.6 seconds remaining and Santa Clara beat No. 23 Gonzaga 77-76 on Thursday night. Read story