Why Sean McGrew reached into ‘dark place’ in overdue 2021 debut

Sean McGrew is off and running, scoring from the 13 in the first quarter, Sept. 18, 2021 against Arkansas State in Seattle. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)
Sean McGrew is off and running, scoring from the 13 in the first quarter, Sept. 18, 2021 against Arkansas State in Seattle. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

On Tuesday, UW running back Sean McGrew admitted it was "definitely frustrating" not to play in the Huskies' losses against Montana and Michigan. Even so, he reached into a "dark place" in an impressive (and overdue) debut against Arkansas State.

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Have the UW Huskies’ offensive-line issues been resolved? We’ll find out in the Pac-12 opener vs. Cal

UW coach Jimmy Lake takes pride in the Huskies being a physical team that can bully opponents. That didn't happen in the first two games. There were myriad areas in which the Huskies fell short, but it was clear they got beat in the trenches. Updated

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Luring defenders into fouls won’t be easy in NBA this year

Following suggestions from the league’s competition committee, the NBA has spent time this offseason teaching its referees how to handle it when offensive players are making non-basketball moves with hopes of drawing contact from defenders