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Arizona’s Kevin Sumlin returns to the place where his career as an offensive guru first took shape

Imagine the 2012 college football season without Johnny Manziel’s gridiron wizardry and bombastic swagger, or the 2011 campaign without Case Keenum and his rocket right arm.

Gardner Minshew for Heisman? Washington State sure thinks so

Washington State launched the marketing campaign on Thursday with the ‘MinshewForHeisman’ Twitter account.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:37 p.m.

One important key for No. 8 Washington State this season? ‘We love each other, man’

WSU is getting more production out of the QB position than it did last year. The offensive line is allowing fewer than a sack a game. The receivers are a …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Washington State’s Mike Leach insists defensive plan is part of what made Khalil Tate dangerous in 2017 game

Washington State’s defensive backs may still be inhaling the dust Khalil Tate left behind in a football game-turned-track meet between the Cougars and Arizona Wildcats last October in the Tucson …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:36 p.m.

First look: Arizona at (8) Washington State

Coming off a bye week, Arizona (5-5, 4-3) will look to lock down a bowl berth when it visits No. 8 Washington State (9-1, 6-1).

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:17 a.m.

Washington State, Arizona to kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in ESPN game

Taking advantage of a six-day selection window, ESPN picked up next Saturday’s game between No. 10 WSU and Arizona. Kickoff between the Cougars and Wildcats will be at 7:30 p.m. …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

Pac-12 football: Tyler Huntley passes, runs, catches for TDs, Utah rolls Arizona

Tyler Huntley threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and caught a 58-yard TD pass, leading Utah past Arizona 42-10. On a play that typified the game, Huntley handed the …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:24 p.m.

Pac-12 roundup: No. 7 Stanford rallies for 38-31 OT win over No. 20 Oregon

K.J. Costello threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, the last a 23-yarder pass to Colby Parkinson in overtime, and No. 7 Stanford rallied for a 38-31 victory over No. …

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 7:37 p.m.

Top recruit Brandon Williams picks Arizona over Gonzaga and Oregon

Gonzaga made a strong push in the past two months for point guard Brandon Williams, but it wasn’t enough to land one of the nation’s top recruits. Williams announced his …

Gonzaga among three finalists for point guard Brandon Williams

Gonzaga is one of three finalists for top 40 recruit Brandon Williams.

Arizona big man Deandre Ayton leaving early for NBA

Arizona freshman big man Deandre Ayton is leaving early for the NBA after one dominating season. Ayton made the announcement on his Twitter feed. The Bahamian big man was the …

UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

No. 13 seed Buffalo crushes fourth-seeded Arizona for biggest first-day upset

Wes Clark scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 23 and No. 13 seed Buffalo pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA Tournament’s opening round, rolling over No. 4 seed …

No. 15 Arizona defeats USC, defends Pac-12 Tournament title.

Deandre Ayton had 32 points and 18 rebounds in one of the most dominating performances in Pac-12 Tournament history, leading No. 15 Arizona to its second consecutive title with a …

UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 10:49 p.m.

No. 15 Arizona beats UCLA 78-67 to reach Pac-12 title game

Deandre Ayton scored seven of his 32 points in overtime and grabbed 14 rebounds, lifting No. 15 Arizona to a 78-67 victory over UCLA in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals on …

No. 15 Arizona surges past Colorado, advances to Pac-12 Tournament semifinals

Allonzo Trier scored 22 points, Dusan Ristic had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 15 Arizona used a big second-half run to roll over Colorado 83-67 on Thursday in …

UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Gonzaga one of many programs recruiting Brandon Williams, who decommitted from Arizona

Gonzaga is on a lengthy list of basketball powers recruiting standout point guard Brandon Williams, according to

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Arizona decides to keep Sean Miller as coach

Arizona has announced that Sean Miller will remain as men’s basketball coach, less than three hours after Miller vehemently denied a report that he discussed a six-figure payment to a …

Arizona Board of Regents to discuss Sean Miller’s contract

The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting to get legal advice and discuss the men’s basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach …

Ex-Arizona Wildcats football coach Rich Rodriguez denies sexual assault claim

Former Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez says a claim by his former administrative assistant seeking $7.5 million for sexual harassment is a “sensationalized tale” created to extort him.

Washington upsets No. 9 Arizona 78-75 on Dominic Green’s buzzer beater

Dominic Green collected a loose ball in the final seconds and made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Washington a 78-75 victory over No. 9 Arizona on Saturday night.

Video: Washington State players Robert Franks and Viont’e Daniels post Arizona

Washington State players Robert Franks and Viont’e Daniels talk about the Cougars’ 100-72 loss to Arizona Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum.

Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post Arizona

Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about his team’s 100-72 loss to No. 9 Arizona Wednesday at Beasley Coliseum.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 10:35 p.m.

First-place Arizona rolls past Washington State

On a night when it seemed he was destined to jump out of the building at some point, the vertically-gifted freshman managed a first-half double-double and proceeded to score 25 …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 9:36 p.m.

Deandre Ayton, Allonzo Trier power first-place Arizona past Washington State

Deandre Ayton scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Allonzo Trier added 24 points as No. 9 Arizona beat cold-shooting Washington State 100-72 on Wednesday night to remain in …

Video: Washington State forward Drick Bernstine post practice Jan. 30

Washington State forward Drick Bernstine talks about preparing for No. 9 Arizona and the challenge of guarding the Wildcats’ DeAndre Ayton.

Video: Washington State forward Davante Cooper post practice Jan. 30

Washington State forward Davante Cooper talks about preparing for No. 9 Arizona and the challenge of guarding the Wildcats’ DeAndre Ayton.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

Short turnaround gives Washington State minimal time to prep for DeAndre Ayton, Arizona

Tipoff between the Wildcats (18-4, 8-1) and the Cougars (9-11, 1-7) is at 7 p.m. and Pac-12 Networks will televise the only regular-season meeting between the teams.

Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent press conference Jan. 30

Washington State coach Ernie Kent reflects on the loss at Washington and gives a scouting report on the Cougars’ next opponent, Arizona.

Kevin Sumlin says coaching Arizona is ‘the right challenge’

Kevin Sumlin calls the head coaching job at Arizona “the right place and the right challenge.” He made the comment at a news conference introducing him as coach on Tuesday.

AP source: Arizona to hire Kevin Sumlin as football coach

Arizona has tabbed former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin as its football coach. Sumlin is expected to sign a five-year contract, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents. An …