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Arizona’s hot start puts men’s college basketball world on notice

Last year was one to forget for Arizona Wildcats men’s basketball and the team needed a hard reset, something it got with head coach Tommy Lloyd, who was hired last spring from Gonzaga University, a powerhouse that rarely misses NCAA March Madness.... Read more»

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Undocumented students graduating from college are forming alumni support groups

To help pad the landing for graduates without citizenship, Yadira Hernandez founded the Undocumented Student Association of UCLA so that graduates could support each other, share tips for survival and develop clear pathways for those students who come next. ... Read more»

FactCheck: Hospital payments & the COVID-19 death count

Q: Are hospitals inflating the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths so they can be paid more? A: Recent legislation pays hospitals higher Medicare rates for COVID-19 patients and treatment, but there is no evidence of fraudulent reporting.... Read more»

Young workers weigh risks of job loss against risks of working during COVID-19

As measures to slow the pandemic decimate jobs and threaten to plunge the economy into a deep recession, young adults are disproportionately affected. ... Read more»

Could climate change and lower birth rates be linked? UCLA researcher says yes

New research suggests climate change could threaten the inception of future generations.... Read more»

Trump’s bogus ‘catch and release’ statistic

In arguing for border wall funding, President Trump claimed — without any evidence — that only 2 percent of those apprehended crossing the border and released pending immigration hearings appear in court. But administration officials put the figure at about 50 percent, while immigration experts say it is even higher.... Read more»

Even with Obamacare, many Latinos still seek treatment in Mexico

Patients say they drive across the border because costs are lower, waits are shorter and doctors speak their language.... Read more»

Arizona soccer

Bruins hold off Cats in first PAC-12 tilt

The UA Wildcats lost to a highly ranked UCLA side, but coach Tony Amato and the team saw a lot of positives. "The girls worked hard and put in a good performance. They grabbed a goal to put them back in the game and created two or three chances in the second half that could have equalized," he said.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Wildcats fall 6-1 to Bruins

Once again, results from that other football didn't seem to be too predictive as the University of Arizona soccer team fell to the UCLA Bruins, 6-1. Plus, FC Tucson soccer notes.... Read more»1

UA Wildcats athletics

UA will play in Pac-12 South

The Pac-10 announced new divisional alignments Thursday, as it plans its transition to the Pac-12 with the inclusion of Colorado and Utah. The UA will play in the Pac-12 South, with ASU, the Los Angeles-area schools and the new additions.... Read more»

Colorado will be first school added to Pac-10 since '78

The University of Colorado Buffaloes will leave the Big 12 and join the the Pac-10 conference. They may start a stampede - as many as 5 other teams may switch.... Read more»

UA Wildcats baseball

'Fresh start' for Wildcat baseball in College World Series

The Wildcats will be the third seed for the Fort Worth, Texas regional and one of eight Pac-10 teams to be represented in the College World Series.... Read more»

UA Wildcats softball

Fowler exits early; Cats win in walk off

When staff ace Kenzie Fowler had to leave the game in the top of the fifth inning against UCLA with swelling in her pitching arm Friday night, the Arizona softball team held its breath.... Read more»

University of Arizona Wildcats softball

Cats pitcher gains confidence despite loss to UCLA

With the season winding down and the fourth ranked Wildcats hosting the No. 6 UCLA Bruins, Arizona pitcher Sarah Akamine was asked to take the ball for the first of three pivotal games.... Read more»

Arizona Wildcats basketball

UA to face UCLA in Pac-10 tourney

The Arizona men's basketball team will face UCLA at 1 p.m. Tucson time on Thursday in the Pacific-10 Conference Tournament... Read more»

Arizona Wildcats basketball

Start times announced for UCLA, USC basketball games

UCLA game to air on March 4, USC game on March 6... Read more»

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