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Morning links: Monday is Wednesday for the Huskies this week

It’s a short week for the Huskies, as they prepare for a 6 p.m. Thursday game at USC in Los Angeles. So today is really like their Wednesday, preparation-wise, even though coach Chris Petersen will still hold his weekly Monday press conference at 11:30 a.m. Until then, links:

--- Here is our first look at USC (and WSU’s opponent, Oregon).

--- Jaydon Mickens is excited to play in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the first time.

--- Chris Polk scored on a 1-yard touchdown run for the Houston Texans yesterday.

--- Ha’oli Kikaha led the New Orleans Saints with eight tackles and a sack in a 26-20 victory over the Cowboys.

--- The Huskies are eager for the challenge of playing in L.A.

--- USC receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is always looking to help his team.

--- The Trojans are adjusting to a tailback-by-committee approach.

--- The UW men’s basketball team began practices over the weekend at Evergreen State College in Olympia.

Christian Caple can be reached at Twitter: @ChristianCaple