Arizona State Sun Devils’ ‘mature’ win over Stanford the best in the Todd Graham era
Vince Marotta | October 19, 2014 7:46 am
TEMPE, Ariz. — Well, that appeared to be easy. The 17th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils dominated all three phases of the game in beating the […]
Pac Mentality Week 6: I don’t believe what we just saw!
Vince Marotta | October 5, 2014 9:51 pm
It didn’t take me long to figure out Week 6 was going to be a weird one in the Pac-12 and the rest of college […]
Pac Mentality Week 5: It’s not all about the offenses
Vince Marotta | September 28, 2014 6:34 pm
Week 5 in the Pac-12 was a strange mixture of explosive offense and smothering defense.
Six Points: A lot of bad and a little bit of good in Arizona State Sun Devils’ loss to UCLA
Vince Marotta | September 26, 2014 4:35 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. — Hours before kickoff, somebody scrawled “UCLA” on the black pitchfork midfield logo at Sun Devil Stadium. Talk about a harbinger of things […]
Pac Mentality Week 4: A comeback for the ages in Tucson
Vince Marotta | September 21, 2014 5:58 pm
I can only imagine how many Arizona Wildcats fans shuffled off to bed during the fourth quarter of Saturday night’s Pac-12 opener against Cal.
Pac Mentality Week 3: Quarterback injuries could be problematic in South
Vince Marotta | September 15, 2014 4:45 am
For three quarters of the teams in the Pac-12, a quarter of their regular season is in the books. Week 3 answered some questions, no […]
Pac Mentality – Week 2: Oregon Ducks make huge statement in beating Michigan State
Vince Marotta | September 7, 2014 7:40 pm
Week 2 is in the books in the Pac-12, and we’re starting to get a little clearer picture on some teams. Oregon is one of […]
Pac Mentality Week 1: Is Cal headed back to relevancy?
Vince Marotta | August 31, 2014 6:43 pm
Week 1 is in the books in the Pac-12. Every team in the conference was in action against a non-conference foe, in really what was […]
ASU unveils new uniforms; is it still cutting-edge when everybody’s doing it?
Vince Marotta | August 20, 2014 12:38 am
One of the things I’ve always loved about sports was the uniform. I remember getting a talking-to by my first grade teacher Mrs. Hoover for […]
Vince Marotta’s 2014 Pac-12 Preview: Oregon Ducks back on top
Vince Marotta | July 23, 2014 1:25 am
The 2013 season was a banner one for the Pac-12 Conference. Most national experts believe the “Conference of Champions” elevated itself to the second-most powerful […]
Celebrating the 4th — Arizona Sports-style!
Vince Marotta | July 4, 2014 7:31 pm
Happy 4th! It’s our nation’s 238th birthday (doesn’t look day over 75, really) and we’re all celebrating, in some way, the number 4. Four is […]
Observations from the 2014 NBA Draft
Vince Marotta | June 27, 2014 5:33 pm
The 2014 NBA Draft is now history. Sixty players entered the league with great pomp and circumstance — from Cleveland’s selection of Kansas forward Andrew […]
I wouldn’t want to be Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim right now
Vince Marotta | May 31, 2014 1:09 am
The Arizona Cardinals raised eyebrows all over the National Football League in April of 2013 when they selected defensive back Tyrann Mathieu in the third […]
Michael Sam just made the first mistake in his journey to the NFL
Vince Marotta | May 16, 2014 12:21 am
As I sat at my desk Wednesday afternoon, I watched a good portion of the St. Louis Rams’ press conference introducing seventh-round draft pick Michael […]