Greg Hansen gives the news on retirements, decisions, honors and other sports news.

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John Perrin is the last man (or woman) standing from Cedric Dempsey’s original athletic department staff at Arizona, 1983, a group of administ…

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Two things happened last week that might have influenced UA freshman Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to enter the NBA draft: One — for the first time,…

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Mark Chandler’s Sahuaro High School baseball team will find out how good it is this week. The Cougars, 16-1, have the best record in Arizona D…

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ASU basketball coach Herb Sendek last week filled an assistant coaching spot with Indian Hills (Iowa) Community College coach Barrett Peery. S…

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CDO senior Sammy Nettling last week was chosen to the Sports360AZ All-Academic basketball team. And why not? The Northwestern-bound softball s…

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Lanea Tuiasosopo, daughter of former Arizona defensive line coach Mike Tuiasosopo, was also part of the state’s All-Academic basketball team. …

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UA football coach Rich Rodriguez will be the featured speaker Thursday at the UA Arthritis Center’s Bear Down Luncheon to benefit the UAAC and…

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After four seasons at Stanford, former Sabino High all-Southern Arizona receiver Keanu Nelson will play his final year of eligibility at BYU. …

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Resourceful Arizona softball coach Mike Candrea essentially worked a straight-up trade when star shortstop Shelby Pendley transferred to Oklah…

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Dayton’s run to the basketball Elite Eight last month was in some respects traceable to former Tucson High state championship (1978, 1980) ten…

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Incoming UA basketball player Stanley Johnson was named the MaxPreps Player of the Year last week. That’s elite company. Previous winners incl…

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Former Pima College All-American distance runners Abdi Abdirahman and Craig Curley are entered in next week’s Boston Marathon. Both have been …

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Tucsonan Jordan Brown, a key part to Arizona’s 2003 College World Series baseball team, spent part of the 2013 season with the Miami Marlins. …

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Arizona’s 2012 and 2013 All-Pac-12 forward Solomon Hill got a rare extended playing opportunity Wednesday when the Indiana Pacers chose to res…

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In Greg Byrne’s weekly email dispatch to Arizona Wildcats fans last week, he noted that the ongoing McKale Center renovation is not likely to …