1. Arizona Wildcats Set to Step Out of the Shadows

    Arizona football has been the little guy for too long. Fans have always played the "at least we have basketball" card or had to listen to everyone talk about going to the Rose Bowl and never actually going...

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  2. Top 10 Expected Sign Topics at Tucson's College Gameday

    Before I write a serious article about the biggest game in over a decade for the Arizona Wildcats, I thought it would be a good idea to think of signs that I could bring to College Gameday...

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  3. Arizona Wildcat Basketball Prediction '09-10 Season

    After three years of instability at the head coaching position, it is safe to assume that Wildcat fans can expect to see Sean Miller on the bench beyond this season...

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  4. Five Things We Learned This Week: Arizona-Cal

    1. Fluke Play Let's just get this out of the way. Say what you want but it needs to be put this way. It never should have come down to that. The play was one-in-a-million...

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  5. Arizona Wildcats Need to Prove Themselves—Now

    When I look at what is left of the Arizona Wildcats schedule, there is a line that comes to mind. As Woody Harrelson so gracefully said in Zombieland, "It's time to nut up or shut up"...

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  6. Arizona's Top 5 Defensive Players During The Stoops Era

    Just to recap where we left off last week here is what the rankings look like so far. 10. Earl Mitchell 9. Brooks Reed 8. Ronnie Palmer 7. Devin Ross 6. Lionel Dotson Now we embark upon the best of the best Wildcats since 2004...

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  7. Arizona Wildcats-Washington State Cougars: Five Things We Learned This Week

    1. Return Game Keys Win When Travis Cobb returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown it set the tone for the game. There are 11-year-old kids who have never seen a kickoff return for a touchdown by the Wildcats...

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  8. The Stoops Era: Arizona's Top Defensive Players, Nos. 6-10

    Mike Stoops didn't know what he was really getting himself into when he signed on as Arizona's coach in 2004. He didn't know just how bare the cupboards were. He didn't know it was going to take him five years, FIVE, to turn around the Wildcats...

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  9. Arizona Wildcats Can Capitalize Off USC's Loss

    USC's loss is Arizona's gain. The two remaining marquee games for the Pac-10 will involve the Arizona Wildcats. Assuming Arizona wins its next two games, November 21 versus Oregon is the Pac-10 championship game...

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  10. College Football Bowl Projection: Arizona Wildcats

    (Photo by Liam Foley) The Wildcats have five games left in the 2009 season and are one win away from being bowl eligible and two wins from clinching a bowl game. So who will the Cats beat in order to go bowling, let's look ahead...

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  11. Arizona-UCLA: Five Things We Learned About the Wildcats This Week

    (photo by Liam Foley) 1. New Team Rising Normally when a team turns the ball over five times, they lose—they don't win. This is where this Arizona team showed its true spirit...

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  12. Arizona Wildcats Defense: A Midseason Report Card

    Arizona's defense this year was supposed to be the rock of the team while the offense was going under a transitional stage. It's funny how the roles of the team seem to have reversed so quickly...

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  13. Arizona Wildcats Offense: A Midseason Report Card

    The Arizona Wildcats have reached the halfway point of their season and if the second half is anything like the first, Wildcat fans are in for an edge-of-their-seat finish to the season...

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  14. Phoenix Suns Season Preview

    After last season's debacle of a team that the Phoenix Suns had, I think it is safe to say that Suns fans are glad to have a "new" approach to the team. Or is it an old one...

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  15. Arizona Wildcats-Stanford Cardinal: Five Things We Learned This Week

    (Photo By Liam Foley) 1. Arizona Defense Stepped Up Big Despite giving up almost 600 yards of offense, Arizona's defense came through in the clutch. Stanford had just got back-to-back first downs and seemed to be making a game-winning drive...

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  16. How The Arizona Wildcats Win On Saturday

    Arizona's game Saturday against Stanford is the make or break game for the Wildcats this season. If the Wildcats lose they are 3-3 and have not even hit the roughest part of their schedule...

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  17. Arizona Wildcats: One Size Too Big

    Maybe if DeLaShaun Dean wore a size thirteen-and-a-half shoe instead of his fourteen-and-a-half, Arizona would be celebrating a 2-0 start in Pac-10 play and riding momentum going into Saturday's game against Stanford...

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  18. Arizona-Washington: Five Things We Learned This Week

    1. Arizona Has Red Zone Issues The Wildcats were in the red zone eight times. They scored three touchdowns and four field goals. When the Wildcats ran it inside the 10, they got stuffed...

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  19. Next Stretch Will Decide Arizona Wildcats' Bowl Hopes

    The next three games of Arizona's season will decide the postseason hopes for the Wildcats. A lot of fans may look to the final four games as the most important.  At Cal, home vs...

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  20. Arizona Wildcats: Shutting Down Washington's Jake Locker the Key to Victory

    The last time Arizona visited Seattle they came out with a win by the skin of their teeth in a shootout 48-41. This is where we saw Washington quarterback Jake Locker throw for 336 yards and two touchdowns and rush for 157 yards and two touchdowns...

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  21. Arizona-Oregon State: Five Things We Learned This Week

    1. What Quarterback Controversy? So much for worrying about how Nick Foles would handle his first start since high school. Foles was everything Arizona fans hoped he would be; decisive, poised, and consistent...

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  22. Arizona-Iowa: Five Things We Learned This Week

    1. Matt Scott Is Not the Answer It was nice while it lasted, but Matt Scott is not Arizona's quarterback of the future or the rest of the season. Scott was indecisive and tentative whenever he was in the game...

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  23. Arizona-Northern Arizona: Five Things We Learned This Week

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  24. The Suns Should Be Hall Of Famers

    The Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement is coming up this weekend with five new inductees, Michael Jordan, David Robinson, John Stockton, Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan and Rutgers women’s basketball coach C...

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