Tim Healey

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    January 6, 2012

    ASU Pulls Out Best Win of Season With Shorthanded Thumping of USC: Arizona Loses

    There's a very sound reason we don't engage in sports gambling but on the rare occasion: We learned the hard way a long time ago that we come too close too often to striking gold--but almost inevitably lose.Sun Devils surprise Trojans in LA last night​We wrote yesterday that, in our imaginary ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    ASU Men's Basketball In Guaranteed `Ugly' Game Vs USC Tonight

    Time was, the annual trek to So-Cal by Arizona State and Arizona's men's basketball teams was something to fear. Actually, that would have been just a few years ago, when UCLA was oh-so-close to winning a national championship or two.But that (as the cliche goes) was then and this is now. Both ... More >>

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    January 28, 2011

    Arizona Wildcats Snag Big Win in Tucson as ASU Goes Down In Tempe

    Two men's college basketball teams going in opposite directions at the moment, those being the Arizona Wildcats and the Arizona State Sun Devils.Down year continues for ASU​We watched the Cats break open a tight game against the formidable UCLA Bruins last night on ESPN-2, coming away with an 85-7 ... More >>

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    February 12, 2010

    Great Start To Weekend As ASU, Arizona Men's BB Teams Win

    At the moment, most pundits are predicting that the once-powerful Pac-10 men's basketball conference will only win only one bid to next month's NCAA tournament--the automatic spot that goes to the winner of the postseason tourney in Los Angeles.​That's because the league happens to be in one of th ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    Big Trip To The Northwest For Arizona, ASU Men's B-Ball Squads

    The upside of men's Pacific-10 basketball being in kind of a down cycle this year is that every team--and we mean every team--is in every game.   ​Even Oregon State, in last place with a 3-6 league record, beat league-leading Arizona last month, and the Beavers are only three games out o ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    Sun Devils Men's Basketball About To Embark On Big Pac-10 Weekend Here

    Pac-10 men's basketball supposedly is in a down cycle this season, what with UCLA and other squads losing a bunch of underclassmen to the professional ranks. ​One of those schools is ASU, which saw Jeff Pendergraf and the great James Harden split to the land of the big bucks (especially ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Arizona May Need Win Over ASU Tomorrow to Get to Big Dance

    Time was that the Arizona Wildcats hated the Pac-10 postseason basketball tournament with a passion. That was when the `Cats routinely dominated league play, finishing first or second seemingly every year after now-retired Lute Olson revved up the program in the mid-1980s. Olson and his minions cons ... More >>

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    June 26, 2008

    Valley sportswriters take another body shot with death of Bob Eger

    By Paul Rubin We were sad to learn about the death a few days ago of Bob Eger, a veteran local sportswriter and author who was known to everyone he worked with and wrote about as a consummate professional and genuine nice guy. Egs, as his pals called him, covered ASU sports forever, it seemed--act ... More >>

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Tough Coach

    Another winning season ends for Pat Murphy and his baseball team. Now, it's ASU management's turn at bat

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    March 10, 2005

    Destiny's Child

    Ike Diogu's the Pac-10's player of the year. Will he stay at ASU or go to the NBA for millions?

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    December 23, 1992