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Kametani is first Pima men's soccer player named National Player of the Year

Pima Community College men’s soccer player Hugo Kametani received the highest honor on Thursday from the United Soccer Coaches.... Read more»

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UA Wildcats softball

Fowler named top 10 finalist for Player of the Year award

Fowler was named as one of the ten finalists for the 2010 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year on Wednesday. She is one of only three freshmen on the list. The winner will be announced on June 1 at the opening of the Women’s College World Series.... Read more»

Eric Blasberg

Death of ex-Wildcat golfer Blasberg raises questions

The probe into the death of former Wildcat Erica Blasberg seems to raising more questions than it's answering.... Read more»1

Twitter in India: Are you following the god of cricket?

A cricket star took India by storm last week when he joined Twitter and began racking up followers at the rate of almost 4,500 an hour. Within the first 24 hours, Sachin Tendulkar’s following reached almost 80,000, sparking a media frenzy and countless tweets.... Read more»

Arizona Wildcats baseball

UA baseball coach Lopez guns for 1000th win

With Arizona State coming to Kindall Field/Sancet Stadium this weekend, the 22nd ranked Arizona Wildcats have picked the wrong time to sputter. After Saturday’s win, head coach Andy Lopez is stuck on 999 wins and will try to get his 1,000th this weekend against ASU. ... Read more»

UA Wildcats baseball

Wildcat pitcher Kurt Heyer quarterfinalist for Pitcher of Year

Arizona’s baseball team received notice this week that another player is in the running for a national award. Freshman Kurt Heyer is one of the 25 quarterfinalists for the College Baseball Foundation 2010 Pitcher of the Year Award.... Read more»

Former UA golfer Erica Blasberg dead at 25

Former Arizona Wildcat golfer Erica Blasberg died Sunday at her home in a suburb of Las Vegas. She was 25.... Read more»

Hispanic senator calls for All-Star game boycott over immigration law

Robert Menendez, the Senate's only Hispanic-American, has asked Major League Baseball players to boycott the 2011 All Star Game in Phoenix to protest Arizona's new immigration law.... Read more»1

Comic:

She's still out there, Tiger Woods

On Saturday at The Players Championship, sheriff's deputies tasered and arrested a man reported to have been harassing fans and players, including Tiger Woods.... Read more»

Comic: Seventeen Words For Snow

Mother's Day in the Roman Colosseum

On a day like today - Mother's Day - it's important to remember all the moms everywhere. And not just human mothers, mind you. What about all those animal mothers who sacrifice their youths, dreams, and appearances to birth their young? Let's take a minute to reflect on some of those sacrifices.... Read more»1

Border & immigration

La Raza, other Hispanic groups boycott over Arizona's SB 1070

Several Hispanic groups have organized a boycott of Arizona because of the state's new immigration law.... Read more»2

2010 World Cup

World Cup welcome: A billion condoms and 40,000 sex workers

Arguably, the soccer World Cup is to the sex industry what the holiday season is to candy shops. A temporary surge of excited people feeling collectively festive, willing to pay for a bit of extra indulgence.... Read more»

Border & immigration

Brewer, Barkley: Boycott one-on-one?

Former Suns star Charles Barkley and Gov. Jan Brewer might not make for a great matchup on the boards, but what about in the war of words? Barkley is calling for professional sports to boycott Arizona because of SB 1070. Brewer penned an op-ed for ESPN saying a boycott is "the wrong play." ... Read more»

Phoenix Suns basketball

Immigration law sparks 'Los Suns' jerseys

The Phoenix Suns will wear "Los Suns" on their jerseys for Wednesday's Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals to "honor our Latino community" after the passage of Arizona's controversial new immigration law.... Read more»

Immigration SB1070

Opinion: Major League Baseball should unite behind Hispanics

Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has become the first prominent figure in Major League Baseball to declare that if asked to partake in the 2011 All-Star Game next season, he will decline the prestigious invite.... Read more»1

Cricket

India's professional cricket league rocked by scandal

India’s IPL cricket league, forecast to outgrow the NFL and NBA and become the world’s top revenue-earning brand in the next few years, has been recently ambushed by allegations of scandal and sleaze.... Read more»

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