1. Why Jason Terry Marches to Own Drum Regarding Donald Sterling

    Ever since I can remember, starting when I covered Jason Terry and the Arizona Wildcats basketball team for the Arizona Daily Star from 1996 to 1998, Terry was never the cookie-cutter type...

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  2. Arizona Wildcats Football: Why Ka'Deem Carey Was Undrafted in First Three Rounds

    There seems to be a running theme in the reasons given for former Arizona Wildcats running back Ka'Deem Carey going unselected in the first three rounds of the NFL draft: "Character issues...

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  3. NBA Coaching Search: Why Opie Look-Alike Steve Kerr Can Coach in New York City

    The New York Knicks , playing in Madison Square Garden, in the most populated city in the United States, seems like an outlandish fit for somebody who has never been an ...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 2 months ago 1,264 reads 3 comments

  4. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Why Sean Miller Belongs Among Elite Coaches

    These were the major concerns about Sean Miller 's hire at Arizona five years ago this month: — No West Coast recruiting ties...

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  5. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Top 5 Sweet 16 Victories

    The Arizona Wildcats' basketball program has achieved its 17th Sweet 16 appearance, an indication the program belongs among the nation's elite for its prolonged success . When the Wildcats return to Anaheim, Calif...

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  6. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Luke Walton a Coach or Broadcaster?

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Former Arizona Wildcats basketball great Luke Walton does a good impression of his father's voice, but will he follow the footsteps of Hall of Famer ...

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  7. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Why They Are Best Defensive Team in School History

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — During the Lute Olson years, the Arizona Wildcats prided themselves on defense but also a transition game that enabled them to stay ahead of the pace of their opponents...

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  8. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: 5 Greatest Concerns Against Utah

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Arizona Wildcats basketball team will attempt on Thursday to win its third game this season over Utah, which did not show any trepidation in the postgame locker room Wednesday following a 67-61 win over Washington...

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  9. Pac-12 Hoops Tournament: Why Oregon State Can Upset a Hot Oregon Team

    The Pac-12 Tournament starts Wednesday with four first-round games, none more intriguing than Oregon playing arch-rival Oregon State, which tips off at 6 p.m., PT, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena...

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  10. Pac-12 Basketball: Ranking Coaching Performances

    Only one Pac-12 basketball coach has reached the Final Four, and that was 15 long years ago for Mike Montgomery at Stanford...

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  11. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: How Today's Top 10 Songs Are in Unison with Arizona

    The Arizona Wildcats' basketball program and today's chart-topping songs share a bond with each needing rhythm to produce a winning beat. Renowned jazz musician Miles Davis once said, "For me, music and life are all about style"...

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  12. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: The Program's Mount Rushmore

    If LeBron James believes he will belong among the Mount Rushmore of NBA greats when his career ends, who among the current Arizona Wildcats can say the same thing about their place ...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 5 months ago 2,015 reads 1 comments

  13. Arizona Wildcats Hoops: Shooting Down Argument That Losing Is Good Before NCAAs

    If a team or coach talks about pressure, they will undeniably feel it. If they believe a loss is better before the end, than their goals become cheapened...

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  14. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Ranking the Pac-12 Teams That Can Upset Arizona

    The Arizona Wildcats basketball team is in full-throttle, notching its school-record seventh consecutive No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 poll Monday morning...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 6 months ago 4,200 reads 17 comments

  15. Pac-12 Hoops: Why Arizona-UCLA Is West Coast's Version of Duke-North Carolina

    When the Arizona Wildcats hired Lute Olson as coach in 1983, UCLA's dominance in the West Coast came to an end. That sentence is overwhelming considering the Bruins' place in the history of college basketball...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 6 months ago 1,489 reads 2 comments

  16. Why the Weak NBA Eastern Conference Makes League More Interesting for All Fans

    The NBA 's Eastern Conference is horrible. No argument here and no argument from the teams who play in that conference. They know. That's why there's so much complacency, and bad teams believe they can still make the playoffs...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 7 months ago 4,242 reads 5 comments

  17. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Top 5 Plays of Sean Miller Era

    The top plays in Sean Miller 's five years with the Arizona Wildcats have fittingly included a fair share of defensive gems. Miller has produced videos on how to play dominating man-to-man defense ...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 7 months ago 2,062 reads 7 comments

  18. Arizona Wildcats Football: Top 5 Reasons Why Ka'Deem Carey Snubbed for Heisman

    The nation's leading returning rusher, Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey, is one of the best again, yet he is not one of the six finalists for the Heisman Trophy award...

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  19. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Rating No. 1-Ranked Teams in Program's History

    The Arizona Wildcats' basketball program is on the verge of being ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll for the first time since the 2002-03 season. If Arizona beats UNLV on Saturday in Tucson, the second-ranked Wildcats should earn the No...

    Javier Morales Written by Javier Morales about 7 months ago 2,484 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 5 Reasons Why Duke-Arizona Basketball Rivalry Is Unique

    The Arizona Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils basketball programs have met eight times, dating to 1961, and they are appropriately deadlocked at four wins apiece...

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  21. Pac-12 Football Ratings: Why Mike Leach Should Be Coach of the Year

    If Washington State's Mike Leach is not chosen Pac -12 Coach of the Year, it's because he has more bitter adversaries than appreciative friends among his coaching contemporaries...

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  22. Arizona Wildcats: Where Ka'Deem Carey Will Rank Among School's Greatest

    Arizona Wildcats running back Ka'Deem Carey is preparing for what potentially is his last football game in his hometown when his team faces Oregon on Saturday at Arizona Stadium...

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  23. Pac-12 Football Ratings: Why the South Is Better Than the North

    The Pac-12 North has ruled the conference since it expanded in 2011 with the addition of Utah and Colorado, two bottom-feeders of the Pac-12 South in the first three years...

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  24. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Why Stanley Johnson Is Best Sean Miller Recruit

    Santa Ana, CA wing player Stanley Johnson, the Arizona Wildcats' highest rated recruiting target who remains unsigned, will reportedly join Sean Miller 's program Friday afternoon (via Los Angeles Times)...

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  25. Pac-12 Football Power Ratings: Why Stanford Is Deserving of No. 3 BCS Spot

    How can it be that Stanford, the No. 1 Pac -12 team in this power rating, can be fourth in the BCS standings given the stature of the conference as one of the best, a step below ...

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