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Ugly is in the Eye of the Beholder

BERKELEY, Calif. – It was ugly. In fact, it was very ugly. On one of the last plays of the Washington-California game Friday night, three flags littered the field and fans and media alike could only chuckle when the referee announced offsetting penalties: A hold and an intentional grounding on the offense, a roughing the passer on the defense.

"Replay the down," the referee, Shawn Hochuli, announced to the crowd. It only seemed fitting. It may not have been pretty, but it was a 21-13 win at California, and to a Washington team that had been winless on the road since beating Utah 13 months ago, they will gladly take it. "At the end of the day it's good to find a way to win," an upbeat and relieved Huskies Head Coach Steve Sarkisian...

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