In this week's edition, Star sports columnist Greg Hansen breaks down ASU's game-changing moneymaker, what the big two freshman basketball Cats need to pay attention to come NBA time, Kevin Cordes making his mark on UA swimming and Rich Rodriguez's "hard edge" approach being exactly that.

New Arizona State athletic director Ray Anderson has such a sweetheart contract that he gets two week’s pay (about $25,000) every time a Sun D…

Many of the top UA football players of last 20 years will be coaching in Tucson on Saturday morning before the school’s spring football game. …

Stat you may have missed: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson led all Arizona players this year with 40 blocked shots. Who would have guessed that? In a b…

One thing Aaron Gordon is sure to learn once he declares for the NBA draft and becomes a pro is that he won’t have 24/7 to work on his jumper …

UA grad Brenda Frese has coached Maryland to her second Final Four; she won the national title as the Terps’ coach in 2006. Any hope of Frese,…

The UA’s career home run leader, Shelley Duncan, is apparently out of baseball, although I wouldn’t say retired yet. At 34, Duncan was release…

Also out of baseball on opening day in the minor leagues was CDO and UA power hitter C.J. Ziegler, who went to training camp with the Minnesot…

Former Sunnyside catcher Carlos Ramirez, an All-Pac-10 player at Arizona State, will miss the first 100 games of the minor-league season after…

Cienega High grad Seth Mejias-Brean, who was voted the Cincinnati Reds’ Minor League Player of the year in 2013, was not promoted to Class AA …

The UA’s 2012 Pac-12 Player of the Year, shortstop Alex Mejia, opened his third pro season by going 4 for 4 Thursday for the Class A Palm Beac…

Six-time American breast stroke record-holder Kevin Cordes is the second Arizona Wildcat men’s swimmer to become back-to-back Pac-12 Swimmer o…

OB Sports has operated Tucson’s five municipal golf courses for two months and already the positive changes are apparent. OB Sports has improv…

Former UA and Sabino High defensive end Brooks Reed showed up at the Houston Texas’ training facility last week wearing Wisconsin gear, and a …

Tucson basketball referees Bob Scofield and Chris Rastatter both reached the Sweet 16 this season, officiating assignments based on merit. Sco…

CDO junior Chris Meyers won the Junior Golf Association of Arizona Desert Spring Championship last week at Encanto Golf Club in Phoenix, shoot…

Early last week, Santa Rita grad Terrell Stoglin punched up this twitter message: “A troubled young man. Learning to put his trust in Christ. …

A memorial service for Tucson High School’s 1962 and 1969 state championship basketball coach Tony Morales will be Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m.…

Former Flowing Wells, Salpointe and Pima College assistant baseball coach Rocke Musgraves won his 600th game as a head baseball coach Thursday…

I had to laugh when I read an ESPN report by football draft analysts Mel Kiper and Todd McShay last week that didn’t project Arizona’s Ka’Deem…

UA football coach Rich Rodriguez is self-labeled as a “hard edge’’ coach, one whose intensity and uncompromising approach somehow produced 16 …