This weekend is a big one for the Valley's Oktoberfest scene. You'll have your pick between the three-day fest at Tempe Town Lake and a two-day event up at Salt River Fields. And don't worry, if lederhosen and bier aren't really your scene, there are plenty of other things to put in your mouth this ... More >>
Break out the lederhosen and fill your glass boots with beer, or rather "bier," because it's time for Oktoberfest fever to take over the Valley. Whether you're looking for a one-day fest to celebrate German food, drink and culture or a days-long party with live music and more beers can you can count ... More >>
There are hundreds of ways to prepare a burger. Some places will use a grill; others will place the meat in an oven. The Grind, now located in Grayhawk as well as Arcadia, does the latter, but its oven is no ordinary oven. At The Grind, burgers are cooked to perfection in a 1,000-degree coal-fired ... 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 >>
At least for one night under the Sun Devil Stadium lights
I ate dinner with Joe Arpaio the other night. More specifically, my family and I ate dinner beneath a gigantic black and white photograph of Maricopa County's sheriff, one of several "celebrity" photos lining a wall at The Grind. The Grind is strictly a burger joint (hailed ... More >>
Pac-10 power invades Sun Devil Stadium
The moment (gulp) Sun Devils fans have wished for is here
A mediocre record and coddling thugs on his team didn't keep ASU football coach Dirk Koetter from getting a big raise
Tempe hosts run to honor Tillman
Firebird hosts 4x4 Nationals
Sun Devil Stadium
Bernie Busken may have gone too far in toughening his players. More likely, the world around him no longer goes far enough.
Little-known revision of state law would allow Cardinals to play in BOB
Fame is not the name of the game in controversy over ASU baseball field
A once-powerful Arizona Boys Ranch football team struggles to find its way into the end zone
No matter what happens on the field, ASU athletics hits pay dirt every game--with a nonstop stream of advertisements
A gruesome death has cost Arizona's multimillion-dollar teen rehabilitation industry a bundle. But it's not because the state is determined to stop the abuse.
Legislator's art is suddenly in high demand
Is the African-American psychologist and former Ev Mecham staffer incompetent--or just streetwise?
From the Week of July 27, 1995
WHY SETTLE FOR A WEENIE FOOTBALL TEAM WHEN YOU CAN HAVE A BRATWURST FOOTBALL TEAM? HERE'S WHY MIKE DITKA MUST BE THE NEW COACH OF THE PHOENIX CARDINALS.