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UW’s Mike Hopkins believes in the Pac-12. With 3 teams in the Big Dance, can they prove him right?

Washington joins Oregon and Arizona State in the NCAA tournament with a chance to show the nation the Pac-12 is better than its perception.
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, Sports, College sports, Ncaa, Pac-12, College Basketball, Ncaa Tournament, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, UW, Arizona State

Pac-12 coaching salaries: UW’s Mike Hopkins near bottom of the pack

No Pac-12 coach made the top 10 for annual compensation and only one ranks in the top 25. Huskies coach Mike Hopkins checks in at No. 56 nationally, and in the bottom half of the Pac-12.
Tags: News, Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Cougars, Cougar Basketball, Mike Hopkins

The Huskies have their coach of the future in Mike Hopkins. But they’re only ‘just getting started.’

In two years, Mike Hopkins has helped guide the Washington Huskies from a 2-16 Pac-12 record to a conference championship and a likely berth in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2011.
Tags: News, Sports, Ncaa, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Washington Huskies

Sony says it has 7 years of Marvel movies mapped out — here are all the details on what to expect

Sony will be the only studio besides Disney to own film rights to Marvel characters after the Disney-Fox merger closes. Sony Pictures Television chairman Mike Hopkins told Variety this week that Sony has " the next seven or eight years laid out" for its Marvel universe. The franchise found new life last year with the success of "Venom," which grossed $855 million worldwide. Come next week, only two movie studios will own film rights to Marvel Comics characters. Disney, which owns Marvel, i...
Tags: Hollywood, Instagram, Disney, Trends, Fox, Sony, Deadpool, Marvel Comics, Sony Pictures Television, Jared Leto, Marvel Studios, Mike Hopkins, Variety, Ralph, Safe House, Sam Raimi

Sony Has the Next Seven Years Laid Out for Their ‘Spider-Man’ Universes, in Both Film and TV

Sony is all-in on their Spider-Man films. After the success of both Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Venom, the studio has realized they don’t necessarily need to rely solely on their deal with Marvel Studios to draw an audience. As a result, the studio has already planned the next seven years out for its Spidey-related projects – not just on film, but also on TV. And they have an official name for it all, to boot: Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters. Variety has a profile on Sony, whe...
Tags: Movies, Spider-Man, Disney, Gotham, Sony, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Jared Leto, Marvel Studios, Hopkins, Mike Hopkins, Vinciquerra, Comic Book/Superhero, Tony Vinciquerra, Universe of Marvel Characters, Sony's Universe of Marvel Characters

Inside Mike Hopkins’ Fiercely Independent Strategy for Sony Pictures Television

A year ago, Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Tony Vinciquerra sat opposite journalist Soledad O’Brien in a cream-colored armchair in Miami and plainly told NATPE conference attendees that “if we don’t grow, we will be somebody’s purchase.” The then-newish SPE boss was not intent on the latter; he had recently brought on Hulu chief and former […]
Tags: News, Features, Miami, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Hulu, Sony Pictures Television, Natpe, Mike Hopkins, Soledad O'Brien, Tony Vinciquerra

Sony Pictures Television Launches New Boutique Production Unit (EXCLUSIVE)

In an effort to produce quality shows on a leaner budget, Sony Pictures Television is launching a yet-to-be-named boutique TV production label inspired by independent film, Variety has learned exclusively. Leading the team as head of creative is Marie Jacobson, who was most recently executive vice president of programming and production for the company’s networks […]
Tags: News, Sony Pictures Television, Mike Hopkins, Marie Jacobson

To make Washington’s Pac-12 title possible, Mike Hopkins first had to re-recruit the Huskies

The four seniors who will play their final home game Saturday had options when Lorenzo Romar was fired. But the new coach sold them on his plan — and his character.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Lorenzo Romar

Well-Wishes for Alex Trebek Pour in From Pat Sajak, Andy Richter, Ken Jennings and Many More

Alex Trebek revealed that he’d been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, and within hours well wishes poured in from the “Jeopardy!” host’s friends, fans and acquaintances on social media.“The Sajak family is deeply saddened to hear of Alex Trebek’s struggle with cancer,” wrote Trebek’s fellow game-show host Pat Sajak. “Our hearts go out to him and his family. But there is no one I know who is stronger and more determined, and I would never bet against him. We, and the entire c...
Tags: Science, Pat Sajak, Stephen A Smith, Sony Pictures Television, Alex, Alex Trebek, Mike Hopkins, American Cancer Society, Jean, Andy Richter, Momma, Nancy Sinatra, Tom Arnold, Trebek, Ken Jennings, Cronkite

Alex Trebek Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek has been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, the “Jeopardy!” host announced on Wednesday.“Normally, the prognosis for this is not very encouraging but I’m going to fight this,” the host said in a video announcing his diagnosis, which was posted to the game show’s social media channels. “I’m going to keep working and with the love and support of my family and friends — and with the help of your prayers, also — I plan to beat the low survival rate statistics for this disease.”Acc...
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SpaceX set to launch test flight of crew capsule to space station

HAWTHORNE — Hawthorne-based SpaceX will look to achieve another milestone late Friday night when it attempts to launch the first test flight of its sleek capsule designed to carry astronauts to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon, a stepped-up version of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft that is used to carry cargo to the Space Station, is scheduled for to launch at 11:49 p.m. California time Friday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, propelled by a Falcon 9 rocket. The Crew Dragon mission wil...
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‘Don’t eat the cheese’: How Mike Hopkins is using mousetraps to keep Huskies on the path to success

The Washington coaching staff had the traps laid out everywhere in the building to ward off a potentially troublesome infestation they feared would ruin the team’s storybook season of redemption. Not rats -- something much worse.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins

Whicker: Warriors assistant coach Jarron Collins would mix things up at UCLA

When you meet somebody from Cooperstown, you inevitably ask about the Hall of Fame. The same goes for an encounter with somebody from Punxsutawney, Pa.: “How’s Phil doing?” So when you run into a UCLA fan, the conversation automatically starts with “Who will they hire?” Seven times since 2002, the Bruins have conducted a coaching search in either football or basketball. The Right Guy has proven more elusive than Amelia Earhart. Now UCLA seeks its 10th coach since John Wooden cut his final nylon ...
Tags: Utah, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Syracuse, Chicago Bulls, Washington State, Notre Dame, Jason, Collins

The Huskies haven’t lost yet in Pac-12 play. Will they sweep the conference awards, too?

Jaylen Nowell is on pace to win Pac-12 Player of the Year, Mike Hopkins is a shoo-in for Coach of the Year and Matisse Thybulle's lock-down defense should make him a lock for Defensive Player of the Year. Here's a look at the awards race at the midway point of conference play.
Tags: News, Sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Matisse Thybulle, Jaylen Nowell

‘Hit them before they hit us’: A team mantra and a Louisville Slugger have the Huskies hitting hard, and early

Mike Hopkins and the UW coaching staff had each of the UW players sign their names in white ink on the black baseball bat before the season. It's inspired a perfect 8-0 run in Pac-12 play and has gotten the team striking early in games.
Tags: News, Sports, Louisville, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, UW

UCLA men’s basketball gets major test at first-place Washington

SEATTLE — Murry Bartow is no magician, the interim head coach insists. He didn’t respond to UCLA’s loss to Arizona State on Jan. 24 with a dramatic shift in practice the following day. There were no major lineup changes and there was no theatrical motivational speech before UCLA responded to a three-game losing streak with two convincing victories. “We just put together 80 pretty darn good minutes of basketball,” Bartow said Friday before UCLA faces conference-leading Washington at 1 p.m. Saturd...
Tags: Washington, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, PAC, College sports, Syracuse, Washington State, Seattle, Ucla, Hopkins, Huskies, Chris Smith, Mike Hopkins, Bruins

Washington Huskies find themselves in a zone that has taken them to top of Pac-12

The Huskies seem to have wholeheartedly bought into Mike Hopkins' zone defense after initially questioning whether the scheme would work. The result has been a 7-0 Pac-12 start and 10 consecutive victories for the Huskies, who hope to continue the streak against USC Wednesday night.
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, Pac-12, Usc, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Washington Huskies

Three impressions from Washington’s 77-70 win at Colorado

Second-year coach Mike Hopkins has led the Huskies (12-4, 3-0 Pac-12) to five straight wins, which ties the longest winning streak since he took over.
Tags: News, Colorado, Washington, Sports, PAC, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins

Pac-12 men’s basketball has been awful, but Mike Hopkins remains optimistic

The Pac-12 is 91-58 (.611) in nonconference games, which is the lowest winning percentage among the Power 6 conference basketball teams.
Tags: News, Sports, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins

Mike Hopkins: ‘We’re willing to go anywhere to play anybody’ as Washington faces No. 13 Virginia Tech

Saturday's game against No. 13 Virginia Tech (8-1) at Atlantic City, N.J. is a big test for UW Huskies (7-3), which is one of just three teams nationally to play three top-15 ranked opponents away from home.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Atlantic City, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Virginia Tech, UW Huskies

UW Huskies need their “A” game to snap 7-game losing streak at No. 1 Gonzaga

The Huskies will have their hands full in trying to upset top-ranked Gonzaga, which has won 11 of the past 12 meetings in the series and is among the highest scoring teams in the country. "I see an offensive blitzkrieg,” said UW coach Mike Hopkins of the Zags.
Tags: News, Sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Gonzaga, Mike Hopkins, UW, UW Huskies

Washington tries to get offense clicking against Eastern Washington

The Huskies are getting good shots says coach Mike Hopkins, but not knocking them down. They will try to improve on a 4-2 record Tuesday against Eastern Washington at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Eastern Washington, Eastern

Mike Hopkins says Vancouver, BC basketball tournament is a ‘great city with great teams’

Washington (2-1) plays Santa Clara (0-2) at 5 p.m. Sunday in its first game in the Vancouver Showcase. The Huskies also face Texas A&M and Minnesota in the inaugural tournament.
Tags: Texas, News, Minnesota, Washington, Sports, Vancouver, Santa Clara, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, Vancouver Showcase The Huskies

UW Huskies coach Mike Hopkins tells a story that you got hear about the fire on the team bus

Mike Hopkins says a fire on a team bus turned into a "weird" team bonding for the Huskies who sang songs and listened to music while stranded on the side of an Alabama highway in the the middle of the night for two hours 40 degree weather.
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, UW Huskies

‘Get out of the bus!’ UW coach Mike Hopkins details the Huskies’ escape from fire on the team bus

Mike Hopkins says a fire on a team bus turned into a "weird" team bonding for the Huskies who sang songs and listened to music while stranded on the side of an Alabama highway in the the middle of the night for two hours 40 degree weather.
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins

At the start of Year 2, Mike Hopkins is “more confident” at the helm of UW Huskies

UW Huskies coach Mike Hopkins on season opener against Western Kentucky: "I feel more comfortable because we have experienced players this year than we did last year."
Tags: Video, News, Sports, Pac-12, College Basketball, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, UW Huskies, Western Kentucky

Washington set for season that includes high expectations

Mike Hopkins enters his second year in charge at Washington facing raised expectations            [Author: AP]
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Mike Hopkins built UW men into a Pac-12 title contender, but now he has to manage expectations

Washington picked third in Pac-12 preseason media poll behind favorite Oregon and UCLA and ahead of defending champion Arizona, which came in at fourth place.
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, Sports, Arizona, Pac-12, Ucla, Huskies, Husky Basketball, Mike Hopkins, UW

SpaceX reveals the controls of its Dragon spacecraft for the first time (ars technica)

Enlarge / NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins meets with employees at SpaceX on Monday. (credit: SpaceX) HAWTHORNE, Calif.—Across the cavernous rocket factory, the buzz, whirr, and whine of various machinery never ebbed. Even when the president of SpaceX and four blue-suited astronauts strode confidently onto the factory floor Monday afternoon and took up microphones to address several dozen reporters, the incessant work inside the SpaceX Falcon 9 hatchery continued. On one side of the factory, techni...
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Meet the astronauts: SpaceX introduces company’s first human flight crew

As four NASA astronauts took the stage at SpaceX headquarters on Monday, employees who gathered on the factory floor to greet them amid engine assemblies and giant rocket parts welcomed the crew with a roar. NASA astronaut’s Bob Behnken, Doug Hurley, Mike Hopkins, Victor Glover and Director of Crew Mission Management Benji Reed, and SpaceX Senior Advisor for Human Spaceflight Garrett Reisman talked to the press during a meet and greet with SpaceX engineers and NASA Astronauts on Monday, Aug...
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