Second-half rally provides hope for Husky football season

The Washington Huskies lost to Boise State 16-13 in the season opener for both schools Friday. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

The Jake Browning era began, bumpily at first, picking up momentum as the game went on, and then ending in the stark disappointment of a 16-13 loss to Boise State.

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MLS schedules, national-team call-ups frustrate players

Most leagues in the world schedule around built-in international windows, dates reserved for World Cup qualifiers and continental championships. Major League Soccer, in large part because of its unorthodox spring-through-fall season, does not.