Sexual harassment allegations cause Arizona to fire head football coach Rich Rodriguez

Sexual harassment allegations cause Arizona to fire head football coach Rich Rodriguez

By Harry Alexander / SoAzNewsX Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez was fired yesterday over allegations of sexual harassment, according to Arizona Athletic Director Dave Heeke. Rodriguez was accused of sexual harassment against an unnamed former employee in the athletics department charged she was harassed by Rodriguez on multiple occasions. An investigation was opened in […]

Former No. 1 overall pick is calling it a career after 14 seasons

Former No. 1 overall pick is calling it a career after 14 seasons

It is that time of the year when veteran National Football League players call it a career. That’s exactly what Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer did on Tuesday, announcing that he’s done with the sport. #AZCardinals QB Carson Palmer has announced his retirement. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 2, 2018 Palmer, the top overall pick […]

Peabody named HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week

Peabody named HoopDirt.com Coach of the Week

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College men’s basketball coach Brian Peabody was named HoopDirt.com JUCO Coach of the Week for the week of Dec. 25-31. Peabody led the Aztecs to a 3-0 record at the Bruce Fleck Classic last week with wins over Division I Utah State University-Eastern 99-81, Division II Macomb […]

Cardinals coach Arians announces retirement

Cardinals coach Arians announces retirement

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced his retirement during an emotional press conference on Monday. “The tears you see are really tears of joy and peace,” Arians said. “I’ll miss the players. I’ll miss coming out of the locker room, hearing the national anthem, because it still gets me. “… There are so many reasons […]

Renovations, name change brings a new look and feel to Phoenix Raceway

Renovations, name change brings a new look and feel to Phoenix Raceway

By Michelle Minahen / Cronkite News Big changes are in the works at Phoenix Raceway. On top of its massive renovation, the track unveiled its announcement of a title shift on Sept. 26. The track has signed ISM Connect as its naming rights partner. The transition to becoming ISM Raceway, effective 2018, is the first time […]

No. 17 Arizona upends No. 3 Arizona State

No. 17 Arizona upends No. 3 Arizona State

TUCSON, Ariz. — Freshman Deandre Ayton had his 10th double-double to help No. 17 Arizona defeat No. 3 Arizona State 84-78 in McKale Center on Saturday night in the teams’ Pac-12 Conference opener. Ayton finished with 23 points and 19 rebounds to give the Sun Devils their first loss of the season. Arizona State (12-1) […]

Arians reportedly will resign from Cardinals

Arians reportedly will resign from Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is expected to resign after the season, ESPN reported Saturday night. Arians, 65, will finish up his fifth season with the team on Sunday when the Cardinals visit the Seattle Seahawks. Arians coached the Cardinals to the playoffs in 2014 and 2015, and reached the 2015 NFC Championship Game before […]

Wildcats name Garin Justice new offensive line coach

Wildcats name Garin Justice new offensive line coach

By Blair Willis / UA Sports Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez has named Garin Justice the program’s new offensive line coach. Justice just completed his second season as the offensive line coach at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), which defeated Akron, 50-3, tonight in the Boca Raton Bowl to cap the winningest season in the school’s history. […]

Woods and Bowers named NJCAA All-Americans

Woods and Bowers named NJCAA All-Americans

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College football program produced NJCAA All-Americans for the third straight year as the selections were released on Tuesday. Sophomore defensive back Haki Woods and sophomore punter John Bowers were named second team All-American Defense and Special Teams respectively. Woods was named first team All-WSFL and first […]

Arizona State leaps to No. 5 after upset of Kansas

Arizona State leaps to No. 5 after upset of Kansas

Arizona State, unbeaten and coming off Sunday’s win at then-No. 2 Kansas, has moved into the Associated Press college basketball top 10 for the first time since 1981. Meanwhile, Villanova is the new No. 1 after Duke lost at unranked Boston College on Saturday. The Blue Devils were a unanimous pick at the top spot […]