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Boise State upsets Arizona in Fiesta Bowl

Donte Deayon returned an interception for a touchdown in the third quarter and sack specialist Kamalei Correa had his biggest takedown of the season on the game’s final play, lifting …


Arizona faces some tough practice days

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona overcame its shortcomings through the season’s first 12 games thanks to a smothering defense that always seemed to be at its best when things got tight. …


Arizona outlasts Gonzaga in OT thriller

TUCSON, Ariz. – For the better part of 38 minutes, Gonzaga did everything it needed to do to put itself in position to win. And then it didn’t when it …


Oregon, Arizona battle for Pac-12 crown, bigger dreams

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – National title implications, a possible Heisman Trophy at stake and a new $1.3 billion stadium to showcase the whole thing. The Pac-12 will have the spotlight …


No. 12 Arizona beats No. 13 Arizona State 42-35

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez didn’t want the score of the UCLA-Stanford game to be displayed inside Arizona Stadium, nor did he want word to leak down to …


Arizona at Washington State

When/where: Saturday, 3 p.m., Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: Pac-12 Washington


Wilson sparks Arizona

SAN ANTONIO – Nick Wilson ran for 172 yards on 29 carries and scored the go-ahead touchdown in Arizona’s 26-23 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Thursday night. Cayleb Jones had …


Shock score 50 points in second half to beat Rattlers

Spokane still hasn’t put together a complete game this season, but the Shock made up for their imperfections Saturday night with an endless supply of want-to. Trailing by 21 points …


Grand Canyon Railway melds spectacular views with historic experience

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – The drive to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim is easy enough. Get to Flagstaff and it’s only about 90 miles across Arizona’s high country. But why …


Rattlers whip Shock in AFL game, 70-38

PHOENIX – Spokane’s offense came up empty on six straight first-half possessions and Arizona took advantage, rolling to a 70-38 Arena Football League victory Sunday at US Airways Center. The …


Shock QB Donovan Porterie in deep versus Rattlers

Donovan Porterie’s Arena Football League initiation last week came after just three practices. The Spokane Shock quarterback has more practices and film study under his belt, but his second assignment …


Wisconsin beats Arizona 64-63 in OT in West Region

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Every big shot Wisconsin needed, Frank Kaminsky hit. The 7-footer carried Wisconsin to the Final Four with 28 points, including six in overtime, as the Badgers defeated …


Johnson, Wildcats dispatch pesky Aztecs

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Nick Johnson scored all of his 15 points in the last 2:45 and Arizona rallied to beat San Diego State 70-64 Thursday night and advance to the …


Bulldogs make it easy for Wildcats

SAN DIEGO – It began smoothly enough with post-up baskets by Przemek Karnowski and Sam Dower Jr. on Gonzaga’s first two possessions. But the mistakes came next and Gonzaga couldn’t …


Shock, Rattlers play for bragging rights

They were arguably the two best teams in the Arena Football League last year. Arizona ultimately established itself as No. 1. They could very well be the two best teams …


’Cats show off the D

SAN DIEGO – Think Oklahoma State, Memphis and Arkansas, but taller, stronger and fully invested at the defensive end. Gonzaga faces its biggest challenge of the season in an NCAA …


Zags, ’Cats relive 2003 overtime thriller

SAN DIEGO – Mark Few called it epic. Cory Violette labeled it an instant classic. It was such a special game that Arizona coach Sean Miller sent late-night texts Few’s …


Gonzaga faces demanding matchup with Arizona

Gonzaga faces its biggest challenge of the season in an NCAA tournament round-of-32 showdown with No. 1-seeded Arizona tonight at 6:40 at Viejas Arena in San Diego.


UCLA holds off Arizona for Pac-12 tourney title

LAS VEGAS – UCLA went into the season with the uncertainty that comes with a new coach. The Bruins suffered their share of setbacks, a notable one just a week …


Jesus Montero helps Mariners beat White Sox split-squad 7-4

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Jesus Montero had two singles and an RBI and Scott Baker continued to make a good impression in his bid for winning a rotation spot Thursday as …


Three GOP state senators in Arizona urge SB1062 veto

PHOENIX – Three Republican Arizona state senators who voted for a bill allowing business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to refuse service to gays sent a letter to Gov. …


Between ballgames, discover what the desert has to offer

If you’re one of the lucky Inland Northwesters trading the dog days of winter for some sunshine and a seat in the stands as the Seattle Mariners start spring training …


No. 1 Arizona holds off Stanford’s upset bid

Nick Johnson kept Arizona’s perfect season going for another game, hitting a go-ahead 3-pointer with 51 seconds left and a pair of free throws with 5.8 seconds to go as …


Julianne G. Crane exploring U.S. in RV

Where on the road is Julianne G. Crane? Outside Yuma in her RV of course, writing about her road trips exploring the United States and Canada. Last week the former …


Arizona’s defense clamps down on cold Cougars

TUCSON, Ariz. – The raucous, sold-out crowd at the McKale Center on Thursday appeared to want more than a blowout in Arizona’s Pac-12 opener. The partisan fans weren’t going to …


Top-ranked Wildcats trample cold Cougars

The raucous, sold-out crowd at the McKale Center on Thursday appeared to want more than a blowout in Arizona’s Pac-12 opener. They wanted carnage befitting the sea of red in …


Pac-12 rejoins list of country’s elite conferences

After a strong run in the mid-2000s, the Pac-12 has been a “power” men’s basketball conference in name only. Things got so bad that when Washington won the conference in …


Carey carries Arizona past Boston College

SHREVEPORT, La. – Ka’Deem Carey took a decisive victory in a showdown between two of the nation’s top running backs. Arizona’s complete domination of Boston College was even more impressive. …


Gay slur costs CSU assistant

College football: Colorado State defensive line coach Greg Lupfer (above) has been suspended without pay for two weeks for using a gay slur when yelling at Washington State quarterback Connor …


Wildcats slaughter No. 5 Ducks

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona raced past Oregon for its biggest win in years. By doing so, the Wildcats ended the Ducks’ national-championship hopes and may have knocked them out of …