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Thiel: Tough talk won't be enough to push University of Washington past Oregon

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UW football coach Jimmy Lake is surrounded by football players in purple and gold uniforms.
Elaine Thompson
The Associated Press
Washington head coach Jimmy Lake, center, leads the team in singing the school fight song to fans after the team beat Arkansas State in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Seattle. Washington won 52-3.

The University of Washington football team hosts fourth-ranked Oregon on Saturday afternoon. Many believe it's the Huskies' most important game of the season. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked about it with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

Kirsten Kendrick has been hosting KNKX’s Morning Edition since 2006. She handles all aspects of the show - from news selection and writing to audio production. Kirsten has worked in radio for 30 years. She was born in Ohio, grew up in Indiana and attended high school and college in North Texas. In addition to being a journalist and active in the public radio host community, Kirsten is also sports lover. She and her husband live in Seattle with their son and their dog.