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With cancellation of UW football opener, COVID emerges as biggest Pac-12 opponent

Ted S. Warren
The Associated Press
University of Washington players and coaches take part in football practice, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

As the Pac-12 football season gets underway this weekend, the Saturday night game between the Washington Huskies and California Golden Bears has been canceled. A player for Cal tested positive for COVID-19 and several other players are being forced to isolate due to contact tracing protocols. KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel talked with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick about all the unknowns surrounding the Huskies and the conference this year.

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Kirsten Kendrick hosts Morning Edition on KNKX and the sports interview series "Going Deep," talking with folks tied to sports in our region about what drives them — as professionals and people.