- The big news items out of last week were John Ross' injury and Jermaine Kelly's transfer. Chris Landon responds by threatening to go Chicken Little on us.
- For what it's worth, Ross is doing his best to keep his head held high.
Let me say that iam not phased by what i am going through, just because i experience what kind of person it made @DCoop_32 so i know im good— John Ross III (@WatchJRoss) May 8, 2015
- The Dawgman guys are conducting post-spring position reviews. Up first is Chris Fetters on the quarterbacks. ($)
- Chris Petersen takes the fourth spot in Athlon's latest ranking of Pac-12 coaches.
- Kyle Bonagura lists the entire UW front seven as one of the conference's five most intriguing position battles heading into fall camp.
- Kasen Williams didn't pass his physical and was released by the Bengals, but he's getting a second shot to prove himself with the Seattle Seahawks. Pete Carroll is at least one observer who liked what he saw from the former UW receiver, and Rob Rang says that Kasen "looks the part" of an NFL receiver.
- Dennis Dodd wonders how long it will take the College Football Playoff to expand to eight teams.
- Larry Stone writes about UW outfielder Braden Bishop's efforts to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease after his 54-year-old mother was diagnosed with it in September. If you only click one link in today's Dots, make it this one. (And if you suddenly notice while reading it that the room you're in is really dusty, well, you're not alone.)
- UW's star pitcher just joined rarefied company.
- Rounding out the baseball Dots, Mason Kelley profiles pitcher and local product Ryan Schmitten, who has overcome heart and Tommy John surgeries in his quest to play for the Dawgs.
- Acquaint yourself with the remarkable story of UW golfer Eimi Koga, who nearly died doing what she loves.