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Morning links: Discipline the subject of the day for Huskies

Good morning. The main theme in today's Huskies links is, as the headline suggests, discipline. Specifically, the reported one-game suspension of cornerback Marcus Peters. Links:

--- Here's our story (the version of it that published in the Everett Herald) on the apparent suspension of Peters for this Saturday's game against Illinois.

--- Adam Jude, who first reported the Peters news, has more details on Peters' suspension.

--- And the UW Daily's report.

--- And the story from Art Thiel at Sportspress Northwest.

--- Here's Larry Stone's column on the subject.

--- Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, USC defensive end Leonard Williams and USC kicker Andre Heidari won Pac-12 player of the week honors. Huskies DT Danny Shelton was nominated.

--- Illinois is looking for a "statement win" on Saturday against the Huskies.

--- After starting the season with consecutive losses, Washington State needs to regain its confidence this week against Portland State.

--- USC athletic director was hit with a $25,000 fine yesterday for interacting with game officials on Saturday. Steve Sarkisian was reprimanded. And in an unrelated matter, Hayes Pullard was suspended for a half.

--- Can Oregon win the national championship this season?

Christian Caple can be reached at christian.caple@thenewstribune.com. Twitter: @ChristianCaple

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