Steve Sarkisian http://www.kplu.org en Thiel: No Surprise UW's Sark Leaving Job for USC http://www.kplu.org/post/thiel-no-surprise-uws-sark-leaving-job-usc <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">University of Washington head football coach Steve </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sarkisian</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has accepted a coaching job at the University of Southern California, <a href="https://twitter.com/USC_Athletics/status/407639475989118976/photo/1" target="_blank">USC announced on Monday</a>.</span></p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the news "wasn't a surprise."</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I believe I wrote when he was hired five years ago that he would last in this job until USC has a head-coaching vacancy,” said Art.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:42:53 +0000 Paula Wissel & Art Thiel 11369 at http://www.kplu.org Thiel: No Surprise UW's Sark Leaving Job for USC UW Football Coach Steve Sarkisian Under Pressure http://www.kplu.org/post/uw-football-coach-steve-sarkisian-under-pressure <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Washington football team plays Oregon State in Corvallis Saturday night. UW's starting quarterback is nursing an injury and they’re coming off a big loss against UCLA last week.&nbsp;</span></p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says there’s no rest for the weary; Washington State is waiting in the wings.</p><p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 11213 at http://www.kplu.org UW Football Coach Steve Sarkisian Under Pressure Huskies under more pressure than usual to beat Oregon State http://www.kplu.org/post/huskies-under-more-pressure-usual-beat-oregon-state <p>After a 5-1 start, the Washington Huskies are now 6-4 heading into Saturday&#39;s game against Oregon State.</p><p>OSU is 2-8. But KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says that appears to be&nbsp;little comfort to the Huskies and their fans, who are more apprehensive than normal about this game. Fri, 18 Nov 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3203 at http://www.kplu.org Huskies under more pressure than usual to beat Oregon State Huskies humble Nebraska, get first bowl win since '01 http://www.kplu.org/post/huskies-humble-nebraska-get-first-bowl-win-01 <p>Coach Steve Sarkisian&nbsp;told ESPN it "a big win for the Husky Nation" after his Washington team beat daunting odds to defeat the 18th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers&nbsp;in Thursday's Holiday Bowl in San Diego. The UW dominated on defense and offense for a 19-7 victory.</p> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 06:48:26 +0000 KPLU News Staff 451 at http://www.kplu.org Huskies humble Nebraska, get first bowl win since '01