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Former Fiesta Bowl chief sentenced to 8 months in prison

Former Fiesta Bowl chief sentenced to 8 months in prison

PHOENIX  — A former longtime Fiesta Bowl chief executive was sentenced to eight months in federal prison on Thursday after acknowledging that he participated in an illegal campaign contribution scheme. John Junker was sentenced after pleading guilty two years ago to a conspiracy charge in …

March 13, 2014 3:48 pmLoading…

Lawmakers advance limits on lobbyist gifts

PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Thursday to block themselves from accepting free tickets from lobbyists to sporting events and concerts.

January 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ban on free tickets for lawmakers proposed

PHOENIX — The next time state lawmakers want to see the Wildcats take on the Sun Devils, they may have to buy their own tickets.

January 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Oregon 35, No. 7 Kansas St. 17: Ducks pounce early in victory

Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Oregon 35, No. 7 Kansas St. 17: Ducks pounce early in victory

Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas wasted no time giving the Ducks the lead, returning the opening kickoff 94 yards in the eventual 35-17 win.

January 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Oregon 35, No. 7 Kansas St. 17: Ducks pounce early in victory

Fiesta Bowl: No. 5 Oregon 35, No. 7 Kansas St. 17: Ducks pounce early in victory

GLENDALE - Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas raced 94 yards for a touchdown on the opening kickoff.

January 04, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Arizona football: Oregon's Barner only RB with shot of catching Carey — and it's a long shot

Ka’Deem Carey tweeted to his 3,000-plus followers Wednesday, announcing himself as the nation’s leading rusher.

January 02, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…

Mom to honor son, other organ donors by walking in parade

A Tucson mother whose son was killed by a street racer last year will walk in today's Fiesta Bowl Parade in Phoenix.

December 29, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Senate: No new limits on meals, gifts from lobbyists

PHOENIX — Ethics proposals — including restrictions on free meals, trips and contributions from lobbyists — that came in the wake of last year’s Fiesta Bowl scandal were shot down by the Arizona Senate on Thursday.

April 12, 2012 5:40 pmLoading…

No criminal charges in Arizona Fiesta Bowl probe

PHOENIX  — More than two dozen Arizona politicians who received free game tickets or trips from the Fiesta Bowl will not face criminal charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

December 21, 2011 11:42 amLoading…

Ex-Fiesta Bowl exec indicted by federal grand jury

PHOENIX — The former chief operating officer of the Fiesta Bowl has been indicted on charges of filing false income tax returns for the bowl game, the first charges against a former official of one of the top national college football bowls and Bowl Championship Series member since a scathin…

November 16, 2011 5:37 pmLoading…
UA president Shelton to resign for Fiesta Bowl job

UA president Shelton to resign for Fiesta Bowl job

Robert Shelton announced today that he is resigning after five years as president of the University of Arizona.

June 13, 2011 3:00 pm Related Loading…

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