Patterson takes second as USA Championships come to a close

Patterson takes second as USA Championships come to a close

Courtesy: Arizona Athletics By Adam Gonzales / UA Sports Information Office  EUGENE, Ore. – Arizona alumna Liz Patterson took second place in the high jump by clearing a mark of 6-2 (1.88m) at the USA Championships in Eugene, Ore. at Hayward Field on Sunday, June 28. Even though she finished in the top three, she […]

NCAA, DoD chip in big money for extensive concussion study

NCAA, DoD chip in big money for extensive concussion study

June 25, 2015 EDDIE PELLS Displayed with permission from The Washington Times More than 35,000 college athletes and cadets at U.S. service academies are helping researchers write a new, extensive and groundbreaking chapter in the study and tracking of concussions. With about $22 million in funding from the NCAA and Department of Defense, the college […]

2015 Arizona Women’s Soccer schedule finalized

2015 Arizona Women’s Soccer schedule finalized

By Adam Gonzales / UA Sports Information Office The University of Arizona women’s soccer team is set to kick off the regular season on Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. MST against Abilene Christian at Mulcahy Stadium. Also, as announced by the Pac-12, the Wildcats will play in eight games that are scheduled to be aired […]

Araiza, Boughan and Norrix earn NJCAA academic awards

Araiza, Boughan and Norrix earn NJCAA academic awards

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office Three Pima Community College student-athletes earned academic achievement awards on Wednesday as the NJCAA released its 2014-15 Academic Student-Athlete Awards. The three pictured above from left to right are Sprinter Sandra Araiza, distance runner Sarrah Boughan (Canyon del Oro HS) and baseball pitcher Ryan Norrix (Tucson Magnet […]

Thirteen Track Cats to compete in USA Championships

Thirteen Track Cats to compete in USA Championships

By Adam Gonzales / UA Sports Information Office The University of Arizona had 13 current and former athletes qualify for the 2015 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. from June 25-28. Four men and nine women qualified for the meet. On the men’s side, volunteer assistant coach Bernard Legat […]

Celebrations continue for American Pharoah two weeks after winning Triple Crown

Celebrations continue for American Pharoah two weeks after winning Triple Crown

Trainer Bob Baffert hails from Nogales, Ariz. – Ed. June 21, 2015 Richard Rosenblatt Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint The party’s still on for the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years – and the owner, trainer and jockey. Since American Pharoah completed his sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes […]

Pima athletics finishes 10th in NATYCAA Cup standings

Pima athletics finishes 10th in NATYCAA Cup standings

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office The Pima Community College Athletics program finished 10th out of 208 colleges listed in the NJCAA Scholarship Division for 2014-15 National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) Cup Standings. Pima finished with a total score of 89 points (men’s total 36.5, women’s total 52.5) and was […]

Pac-12 announces All-Academic Teams

Pac-12 announces All-Academic Teams

By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams were recognized by the Pac-12 Conference on Friday for their work in the classroom. Nine men and 13 women earned All-Academic accolades from the conference. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a […]

LeBron James didn’t get ending he wanted, but the rest of the NBA did

LeBron James didn’t get ending he wanted, but the rest of the NBA did

June 17, 2015 Deron Snyder Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint ANALYSIS/OPINION: What a great story! LeBron James returned home and formed his Big Three Remix, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals. He made everyone forget about “The Decision.” He validated management’s faith in rookie coach David Blatt. He […]

Cardinals stand accused of hacking Astros player database

Cardinals stand accused of hacking Astros player database

June 17, 2015 R.B. FALLSTROM and KRISTIE RIEKEN Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some cybersecurity experts believe professional sports teams have hacked rivals in the past without getting caught. The St. Louis Cardinals, one of the crown jewel franchises in baseball, now stand accused. Federal law enforcement […]

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