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COVID-19 caused UW to miss Pac-12 championship, forgo bowl bid

Elaine Thompson
The Associated Press
One person stands in the seats during the playing of the national anthem before an NCAA college football game between Washington and Arizona in Seattle, in this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, file photo.

The Pac-12 championship football game will be played Friday night between Oregon and USC. The Washington Huskies pulled out of the game due to a COVID-19 outbreak, and on Friday afternoon, the team decided not to pursue a bowl berth. The virus seemed to be the No. 1 opponent for the conference in this shortened season, as we hear from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick. 


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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.