Wednesday means offensive and defensive player availability. And links:
--- Here is our feature on running back Lavon Coleman, the Huskies freshman who only ever wants to talk about UW's offensive line.
--- Adam Jude writes about the steep learning curve for the Huskies' defensive backs.
Never miss a local story.
--- Illinois coaches aren't quite sure what to think of Washington under coach Chris Petersen.
--- Here's the Spokesman-Review's Pac-12 notebook, focusing on UW and UCLA's disappointing, yet unbeaten starts to the season.
--- Oregon continues to face questions about its handling of the three basketball players who were accused of rape -- and eventually expelled from the UO -- earlier this year.
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