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  • Arizona hires Rich Rodriguez as new football coach

    The Arizona Wildcats have their coach. The announcement was made by Arizona AD Greg Byrne via Twitter Monday that former West Virginia and Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez will take over in Tucson, putting an end to a search that begin in mid-October. Rodriguez does not arrive in Tucson without baggage, as he had an acrimonious […]
  • Rich Rod called leading candidate for UA job

    Numerous sources, including CBS’ Bruce Feldman, are reporting that former West Virginia and Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez is the leading contender to take over the vacant head football coaching job at the University of Arizona. Feldmans’s tweet Monday afternoon read: Expect Rich Rodriguez to named the next Arizona head coach in the next 48 […]
  • Arizona Wildcats football searches for a coach

    Aren’t coaching searches fun! Well, sometimes. Arizona fired head football coach Mike Stoops on October 10, and director of athletics Greg Byrne said the search for a replacement would begin immediately. Plenty of names will be linked to Tucson, with some being bigger than others, but Byrne said he will not comment on anything until […]
  • UA Hoops: Experience trumped youth in NY

    It is a common thought that New York represents a certain culture of grittiness and toughness. The Arizona Wildcats had to capture some of that toughness to overcome a partisan crowd at Madison Square Garden in the backyard of their opponent, the St. John’s University Red Storm, whom they defeated 81-72. Out of the gates […]
  • Arizona talks to Urban Meyer about coaching job

    The Arizona Wildcats need a new football coach, and apparently athletic director Greg Byrne has his sights set pretty high. According to the New York Times, Greg Byrne met with former Florida coach Urban Meyer early last week to discuss the job. The person said that Meyer, who has expressed his desire to return to […]
  • Parrom returns, gives Wildcats boost over Ball State

    In a lot of ways, Sunday night’s home affair with Ball State University felt like a throw-away game for the Wildcats. Josiah Turner, the star freshman point guard, started off the game on the bench for Sean Miller, and he finished in the same position he started. On top of that the Wildcats seemed to […]
  • Snapshot: Wildcats fall to last in Pac-12 South

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  • Young Wildcats adjusting to games that count

    About three-quarters through the first half former Arizona Wildcat star guard made a simple and probably overlooked statement about freshman guard Josiah Turner, “by the time the PAC-12 starts he is going to be a different player.” That statement is what will be the difference in Arizona making another NCAA Tournament run or falling short […]
  • Snapshot: Wildcats continue to lose

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  • Mike Bellotti emerges as front runner for Arizona job?

    Arizona’s search for a football coach may have turned up a front runner. According to Arizona Sports 620’s Mark Asher, Arizona’s next coach may be Oregon’s previous one. Hearing it is Bellotti to UofA. Justin Wilcox could be the Defensive Coordinator Bellotti, who knows Arizona AD Greg Byrne from his time in Oregon, would be […]
  • Arizona a top 10 program once again?

    Where did all the talk of University of Arizona’s demise go all of the sudden? Is this the same team that was embroiled in drama fitting a CBS daytime TV show instead of a made-for-TV drama played only in March? Suffering through Kevin O’Neill (34 games) and Russ Pennell (35 games) was a tough and […]
  • Snapshot: Wildcats go down again

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  • Petersen turns down Wildcats head coaching job

    And the search continues. Current Boise State football head coach Chris Petersen was favored to become the new head coach of the Arizona Wildcats, but he apparently has removed himself from consideration. “I heard that Chris Peterson of Boise State said no on the UofA job. Mike Bellotti is no on the clock and I […]
  • Arizona picked to finish third in the Pac-12

    The Arizona Wildcats, winners of the Pac-10 last season, have been picked to finish third this season in the Pac-12 in a poll of media members who cover the conference. The Wildcats pulled in 11 first place votes, but the loss of Derrick Williams, Momo Jones and Jamelle Horne was enough to vault UCLA and […]
  • Unexpected sympathy for Stoops

    Something completely unexpected happened to me on Thursday night while I was watching the Arizona Wildcats completely embarrass a bad UCLA football team by 36 points. I felt sympathy for recently booted Wildcats head coach Mike Stoops. Me, a Sun Devil fan since the age of seven, feeling sorry for a man who coached at […]