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  • Arizona Wildcats get new license plate

    Arizona Wildcats fans who want to show their school pride on the roads will have a new option. Or, at least, an updated option. According to the Arizona Alumni twitter account, there is a new license plate available to Arizona motorists. It is not the first UA-related license plate, but is an updated version. The […]
  • Pair of Wildcats trying to make it as Cardinals

    Flagstaff, Ariz. – An NFL team will keep 53 players on its active roster, along with a few more on the practice squad. Grabbing one of the coveted spots is tough, but doing so as a player who not one team thought was worth drafting in April can be even more challenging. That is the […]
  • Rodriguez leads Wildcats into new era

    Rich Rodriguez chose the University of Arizona as much as the University of Arizona chose Rich Rodriguez. The former West Virginia and Michigan coach, who is about to begin his first season in charge of the Wildcats, said he wasn’t going to return to coaching at just any place, and decided to return to the […]
  • A new look at Arizona’s copper helmet

    Not long ago the Arizona Wildcats announced they’d be wearing a new copper helmet, a move that was met with as much curiosity as fanfare. Well, now we have a better look at what the dome will look like, as Arizona AD Greg Byrne posted a photo during an online chat with Wildcats fans Friday. […]
  • NCAA writer discusses potential playoff system

    In this July 26, 2011, file photo, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott talks during the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles. The BCS commissioners, including Scott, are backing a playoff plan with the sites for the national semifinals rotating among the major bowl games and a selection committee picking the teams, Notre Dame Athletic Director Swarbrick said Wednesday, June 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
  • UA hoops coach Miller’s contract extended

    The Arizona Board of Regents approved a contract extension for Arizona men’s basketball coach Sean Miller Friday. Miller, who has been in Tucson for three seasons and has a conference championship and Elite 8 birth on his resume, has led the Wildcats to a 69-35 mark (36-18 in conference). “We’re pleased to have Sean Miller’s […]
  • Arizona Wildcats lose starting linebacker Wagner

    In the movie Anchorman, Ron Burgundy (played by Will Ferrell) says “I immediately regret this decision” after jumping into the bear pit. It appears Arizona Wildcats linebacker Brian Wagner felt the same way. Wagner, who transferred to Arizona from Akron, has left the team. According to Anthony Gimino’s Wildcat Report, Wagner said he’s walking away […]
  • ESPN: ASU one of worst jobs, UA one of the best

    As far as coaching opportunities go, there could not be much more of a gap between the Pac-12 schools that reside in the state of Arizona. According to, which ranked the conference’s jobs, the one in Tucson is second-best, while the one in Tempe is ranked ninth. 2. Arizona: Like UCLA, the past few […]
  • Red helmets ‘not on radar’ for U of A football

    Two weeks ago, the University of Arizona athletic department made it known that they were adding a third helmet to the Wildcats’ football wardrobe. The new copper-colored alternate joins Arizona’s more traditional blue and white helmets, and will be worn some time during the 2012 season. Sunday, another photo of another alternate helmet — this […]
  • Arizona Wildcats add copper helmet for 2012

    The Arizona Wildcats are getting a new look for 2012. Or, at least, another option for game day headwear. The school announced Wednesday it is adding a copper helmet, giving it three options (blue and white being the others) to choose from. “Copper will not replace our traditional colors of red and blue, and the […]
  • Bad refs are a natural part of Arizona sports

    Phoenix teams and their fans are no strangers to poor officiating. Many a time has a game, series or season turned on some questionable calls, which consistently seem to go against Arizona’s teams. Are we complaining too much when, in reality, our teams are just not better? Perhaps. But that doesn’t change the frustration of […]
  • Seven Wildcats earn preseason Pac-12 team honors

    Though they are not one of the Pac-12’s best teams, the Arizona Wildcats do not exactly lack talent, either. Longtime college football expert Phil Steele released his preseason All-Pac-12 Team, and seven Wildcats can be found on the list. Four Wildcats made their respective second teams, with center Kyle Quinn earning the honor on offense […]
  • Irony turns out to be helpful for Arizona Wildcats

    Irony can be helpful. The Arizona Wildcats, in dire need of a point guard for the 2012-13 season, were able to find one in Xavier transfer Mark Lyons, who is graduating this summer and will be eligible to play this upcoming season. “Very seldom do you leave a player as a college coach and then […]
  • Wildcats land Xavier transfer Mark Lyons

    The Arizona Wildcats overcame the long odds and landed the highly regarded transfer star they coveted. Former Xavier guard Mark Lyons tweeted he committed to the Wildcats Sunday. I excited to be a wildcat!!!!!! — Mark mooga Lyons (@Mooga_Mark) May 6, 2012 Lyons reportedly had interest in Kentucky and Kansas, but ultimately chose to reunite […]
  • Wildcats to be visited by Xavier guard Lyons

    The Arizona Wildcats roster for the 2012-13 season is taking shape, with depth up front and on the wings. What they’re missing is a point guard, though it’s possible that won’t be an issue much longer. According to Bruce Pascoe of the Arizona Daily Star, Xavier transfer Mark Lyons is planning on visiting Arizona this […]
  • Arizona QB Foles drafted by Eagles

    Arizona’s Nick Foles was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 88th pick in the third round Friday, making him the school’s first drafted QB since Eddie Wilson in 1962. Foles deserved to be picked. The 6-foot-5, 240 pound QB started for Arizona the last two-and-a-half years, and finished his career as the school’s all-time […]
  • Departures drop Wildcats in way-too-soon rankings

    A little more than a week ago, the Arizona Wildcats were ranked by ESPN’s Andy Katz as the 12th-best team in NCAA heading into next season. That was before Josiah Turner elected to transfer (not good) and Kyryl Natyazhko decided to leave school to pursue a professional career in Europe (not bad). Their departures, along […]
  • Wildcats C Natyazhko to leave school, play professionally

    Kyryl Natyazhko has decided to leave the University of Arizona to pursue a professional career in Europe. According to a release by the school, Natyazhko has yet to sign with a club, but will sign with an agent. “I’d like to thank the fans, my teammates and the coaching staff at Arizona,” said Natyazhko. “It […]
  • Arizona guard Josiah Turner to transfer

    Josiah Turner arrived at the University of Arizona as a five-star recruit and one of the best point guard prospects in the country. He’s leaving one year later as a disappointment who just couldn’t get a handle on college life. The school announced Wednesday that Turner has decided to transfer to another school, though he […]
  • Wildcats land Duquesne transfer McConnell

    The rich get richer. Or at least so it would seem. Head coach Sean Miller’s 2012 recruiting class is already ranked as the top collection of incoming talent in the country by many publications. Tuesday, the Arizona basketball program added another weapon to their arsenal for the future by adding guard T.J. McConnell, who will […]