Tipoff is less than two hours away at the US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix, and the streets are teeming with folks from "back East." It actually feels like a "real" city, a real downtown.
We're speaking of the NCAA West Regionals, which include four Sweet 16 teams, one which wi ... More >>
The newly-named 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa: Is this the gold standard in shitty corporate-sponsored venue names?When it comes to corporate-sponsorship of venue names, Phoenix is blessed.Our basketball team plays in U.S. Airways Center, named for a successful local airline. Our hockey te ... More >>
Momentous happenings in men's Pac-10 basketball as the conference's second half got underway last night with the Arizona teams on the road in the Bay Area.Arizona's Derrick WilliamsFor starters, the Arizona Wildcats took over sole possession of first place by virtue of a tough win over the Stanfo ... More >>
Who would have thought that the Arizona State Sun Devils could win an NCAA game with star James Harden held to just nine points?
Well, they just did, beating the Temple Owls in Miami by a score of 66-57 (we predicted a 62-57 ASU win in a blog post just before game time).
Point guard Derek Glass ... More >>
Though they've been hauling the boat anchor in the Eastern Conference's Central Division all year, the Indiana Pacers -- including third-year superstar-in-the-making Danny Granger (pictured above) -- aren't your prototypical NBA doormat.
Another year (two, max) and Indiana Coach Jim O'Bri ... More >>