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Sark and the refs (USA TODAY Sports)

Steve Sarkisian was asked after Washington's 31-28 loss to Stanford Saturday night if he felt the Huskies had proven anything with their play? After all, the No. 15 Huskies were decided underdogs to the No. 5 Cardinal, a team that had laid 65 on them the last time UW had paid a visit to The Farm.

The reporter barely got his question out before Sarkisian quickly shot back his answer…no. Hell no. "No," he said. "There's no awards for losing. We're a proud football team, and proud of the way we played. We came here to win the game, and unfortunately we didn't do that. So we have to show the ability to handle the adversity of a tough loss like this against a tough football team and learn from...

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