Big day for local women's college sports yesterday, specifically fastpitch softball, a sport near and dear to our heart.First, the big-time (i.e. Division I) news: Arizona State moved on to the Super-Regionals as the solar eclipse faded into the night, beating scrappy Syracuse 4-0 in the elimin ... More >>
We often attend the Pac-12 men's basketball tournament in Los Angeles. It's a few days in downtown LA, where we always visit the old city library (beautiful), walk everywhere (safer than you think), stay on the cheap (always good as long as the bedbugs don't bite), and watch a whole lot of hoop.G ... More >>
The Arizona Wildcats' triple-overtime road win last year over California-Berkeley was one of the best college games we've seen in awhile, and not just because our alma mater came out on top by a score of 107-105 We were looking forward to last night's rematch (the only time the two teams wil ... More >>
One of the very best college basketball games of the season aired on Saturday night, ending with the Arizona Wildcats nipping the Cal Golden Bears 107-105 in three thrilling overtimes.Saturday night's road win made it a rare sweep of the Bay Area schools (Cal and Stanford), and kept the surprisin ... More >>
One thing was clear during halftime of the tightly contested Arizona State-California men's basketball game up in Berkeley on Saturday afternoon:The Sun Devils were up by one point, but it was about the shakiest lead one could imagine.ASU's three-point shooters, Derek Glasser, Ty Abbott and Rihar ... More >>
Picked by the pre-season pundits to finish in seventh place, the Arizona State Sun Devils improbably moved into a virtual first-place tie with Cal on Sunday afternoon as the Pac-10 men's basketball into the homestretch.ASU beat the fading Arizona Wildcats 73-69 in an especially intense game yeste ... More >>
Only one thing's certain in this topsy-turvy Pacific-10 men's basketball season: From first place to last, any of the 10 teams are eminently capable of winning on any given night. That definitely includes the Arizona State Sun Devils and the Arizona Wildcats, both of who ... More >>
Diehard Arizona Wildcats men's basketball haters were sure just a few short weeks ago that this was the year that the Cats' incredible streak -- 25 straight seasons in the NCAA national tournament -- finally would end. After all, BYU beat the Wildcats by 30 points down in Tuc ... More >>
The lack of crossover between the Phoenix and Tucson scenes has always struck me as a little odd, not only because we're out here in the desert together, without another decent-size city within a five hour's drive of us, but because the music coming out of the scenes isn't all that different, really ... More >>
Cardinals starting quarterback Kurt Warner's contract expires at the end of this season, and according to the NFL News Feed, the Cards and Warner have made no progress toward a new one. Sports pundits like those at the Chicago Tribune are already saying their cities' teams (in this case, the&nb ... More >>
Butch-lesbian nativist Laine Lawless loves incinerating Mexico's flag. Is she a dangerous wacko or a proud patriot?
A rugged hike across the Grand Canyon leads to a life decision to leave New Times and see what the future holds
Business and environmentalists agreed for once, and a beautiful Arizona stream will return to us.
Insight Bowl rolls into BOB
June 18 - 24, 1998
Why was socialite Jeanne Tovrea shot to death? Investigators believe a lust for her huge inheritance is a distinct possibility.