Back in the day, we had several occasions to bat against Mike White, a native New Zealander who happened to be one of the greatest fastpitch softball pitchers of all-time. Whitey wasn't a big guy, but had great command of all of his pitches, and was an absolutely fierce competitor.So last night we t ... More >>
Arizona State's men's basketball team played well most of the way last night against a pretty tough Oregon team, but ended up on the short end of a 67-58 loss.The Sun Devils hung tough until the last few minutes of their first Pac-12 home game, but simply didn't have the horses to get a much-need ... More >>
The ASU Sun Devils play their first home game of the young Pac-12 season tonight in Tempe against the Oregon Ducks, a contest that will tell us a lot about what to expect for the rest of the season.The beleaguered Devils, who are 5-10 overall and 1-2 in the re-formed conference (Utah and Colorado ... More >>
We're not going too far out on a limb here by saying it's going to be another long year for ASU's men's basketball team. The Sun Devils play hard for head coach (he of the recent contract extension) Herb Sendek--but the team is thin and the remaining players on the squad basically are jus ... More >>
Just last week, Arizona State laid a hurtin' on the Oregon Ducks over in Tempe, and the rematch looked favorable for the Sun Devils in the first round of the Pac-10 men's basketball tournament in Los Angeles.
Pac-10 Coach of the Year Sean Miller But last night's season-ending 76-69 loss t ... More >>
We hadn't used that headline even once during this men's college basketball season.But the improbable happened, and both the Arizona Wildcats and the ASU Sun Devils won their weekend games against the Oregon schools fairly easily to close out the regular season in fine fashion.Herb Sendek and his AS ... 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 >>
You would probably think the newsroom at a college newspaper would be a fairly non-confrontational environment -- a few stories about how much the latest tuition increase sucks, a professor winning some award, and how much the basketball team needs a new coach.
This is apparently not the cas ... More >>
No question, University of Arizona football has been lousy at best for about a decade now.
Alums like ourselves who pay attention to such weighty things quietly were suffering through yet another mediocre season until -- Hallelujah! -- the Wildcats throttled ASU down in Tucson a few weeks ago and th ... More >>