The sacking of Arizona State University athletic director (with a fancier title) Lisa Love came as no big surprise, especially after the fiasco following the firing of head football Coach Dennis Erickson. Sun Devils' fans (and there still are some) watched with some horror as the ro ... More >>
The long goodbye finally ended last night up in Nevada, as Dennis Erickson coached his final game at Arizona State, a crushing 56-24 loss to a far-superior Boise State Team in the Las Vegas Bowl.Dennis Erickson, back in the day: See yaErickson looked as lost on the sideline as the Sun Devils did ... More >>
Arizona State University reportedly has offered University of Houston football coach Kevin Sumlin the head coach position that opened up when soon-to-be former coach Dennis Erickson was given the boot earlier this week.KTAR broke the story about the offer, and reports that the university is ready ... More >>
Arizona State University made it official an hour or so ago, releasing a statement that everyone expected: Dennis Erickson is out as the Sun Devils' head football coach, apparently effective after the team plays in a minor bowl game somewhere next month.Erickson's record in Tempe is 31-30, and that ... More >>
Back about a hundred years ago (actually it was September 24) just after Arizona State's high point of this lost football season, a 43-22 win over USC, team defensive coordinator Craig Bray spoke to an Arizona Republic reporter about "superstar" linebacker Vontaze Burfict.Burfict had gotten about ... More >>
A few hours from now, the Arizona State Sun Devils will take the field in Tempe against the equally mediocre California Golden Bears in what fairly can be called an "important" game.Remarkably, the Devils still have a very decent chance of making it to the Pac-10 championship game against either ... More >>
Lots of talk in Sportsland about the hiring today in Tucson of Rich Rodriguez as the Arizona Wildcats' next head football coach. Price tag: 5-year deal for $9.55 million. Nice work if you can get it, huh? Rich Rodriguez is not universally loved from what we gather.Mixed bag of opini ... More >>
Dennis Erickson, the veteran head football coach at Arizona State University, collects $1,275,000 in salary each year, plus whatever else he pulls in from endorsements and what have you. What the Devil got into St. Dennis?For this remarkable sum, Sun Devils' fans have gotten a consi ... More >>
asu.edu ASU's new logo and typeface Fear the fork -- Arizona State University's longtime devlish mascot, Sparky, is taking the backseat to a pitchfork as A-State's logo, just one change in a series of new athletic looks unveiled by the school today. The redesign of ASU's athletic ... More >>
Arizona State University's athletic department is keeping a secret, and it's creating a whole lot of buzz among Sun Devil faithful. People inside ASU athletics wouldn't budge on divulging the secret to New Times, but we're told the secret is a "total overhaul" of ASU's athletic branding -- ... More >>
At this moment on the cusp of the Sweet 16, it strikes us as flat-out absurd how much big-time college basketball and football coaches continue to rake in, no matter what the economy is doing to most of the rest of us. Former Tennessee men's BB coach Bruce Pearl at a Lady Vols' game ... More >>
Dont get black and blue at maroon-and-gold celebration
public.asu.eduArizona State football fans should be thankful for the Washington State Cougars. Without them, the Sun Devils would at the very bottom of the Pac-10. In the preseason media poll, released today in Los Angeles, ASU was picked to finish ninth.
The following are 10 random things that, at the start of this weird decade, we never would have believed: 1. That the historically pathetic Arizona Cardinals would move out to bumfuck Egypt (a.k.a. Glendale, a.k.a. sweet deal), and then would (at the end of the decade) find themselves e ... More >>
Sun Devil cornerback Terell CarrAs if Saturday's loss to USC wasn't enough, ASU's secondary is now in trouble -- legal trouble.ASU cornerback Terell Carr was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of three different misdemeanors.
Question-riddled Devils look to rebound with a rock-solid D
By Steve Jansen ASU running back Keegan Herring 2008 Pac-10 Predictions: 1. USC 2. Oregon 3. ASU 4. California 5. Oregon State 6. UCLA 7. Arizona 8. Washington State 9. Washington 10. Stanford Over the years, I’ve written about loads of subjects that excite me. The merits of old free jazz vin ... More >>
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