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Fitz: A sterling morning at the Arroyo Cafe

Down at the Arroyo Cafe, the news of the week was on the menu. Paper in hand, Romero turned to Lurlene. “Look at this headline! ‘Pima College opens $12 million science building, lab to include 6 skeletons who are PCC board members.’ ”

May 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz: Sterling

Fitz: Sterling

America discovered one more racist this weekend, a discovery which shocked the nation and confused the Supreme Court, leading Justice Roberts to say,"We're pretty sure we ruled there is no racism."

April 27, 2014 9:30 amLoading…

Ex-Wildcat Derrick Williams traded to Kings

MINNEAPOLIS — The Timberwolves' five starters have logged more minutes than any other starting group in the NBA this year, in part because former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams couldn't gain the trust of coach Rick Adelman.

November 26, 2013 1:20 pmLoading…
UA basketball: Cal Poly coach has climbed from small to big(ger) time

UA basketball: Cal Poly coach has climbed from small to big(ger) time

Joe Callero has some simple advice for those actively seeking their next career move.

November 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

October 01, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

September 30, 2013 10:15 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Bisbee

Fitz Blog: Bisbee

I enjoyed our weekend in Bisbee. We were there to enjoy a rocking blues festival and count the ponytails held in place with orthopedic hair bands.

September 16, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly News Update

The argument against action in Syria can be summed up in one word: Iraq-Nam-istan. Sunnyside’s schools superintendent is no longer pursuing Chapter 7 bankruptcy after officials said he miscalculated his disposable income and actually had enough money to buy a pocket calculator and some Ad…

September 10, 2013 10:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Famous Peccary flicks

Fitz Blog: Famous Peccary flicks

Did you know javelina feature prominently in a number of low-budget monster films? I say we only shoot them with super 8.

September 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Dennis Rodman Headlines from around the world

Fitz Blog: Dennis Rodman Headlines from around the world

Dennis Rodman goes to North Korea, Ariel Castro goes to Hell, uses same travel agent

September 04, 2013 7:00 amLoading…
Tweets target charro-clad boy who sang national anthem at NBA finals

Tweets target charro-clad boy who sang national anthem at NBA finals

Sebastien De La Cruz, a San Antonio 11-year-old who sang the national anthem before the start of the Tuesday night NBA finals game was immediately targeted by racist tweets.

June 12, 2013 4:05 pm Video Loading…
Arizona basketball: Stoudamire makes his name these days as coach first, UA legend second

Arizona basketball: Stoudamire makes his name these days as coach first, UA legend second

Long before he met with coach Sean Miller to discuss joining the Arizona Wildcats’ coaching staff this spring, Damon Stoudamire’s image was already on a McKale Center hallway, his name was in the rafters and his numbers were prominently in the school record book.

May 18, 2013 8:00 pm Video Related Loading…

Arizona basketball: Jerrett, Hill look to make most of time with NBA teams at draft combine

While appearing in 139 games with the Arizona Wildcats, Solomon Hill played at New York, Maui, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and in seven NCAA tournament contests.

May 15, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: Your Weekly Local News Update

Fitz Blog: Your Weekly Local News Update

The story about the ricin sent to a handful politicians is a pretty gripping crime story. Investigators were looking at an Elvis impersonator with bipolar disorder who was sparring online with a child molesting martial arts master who fronts a blues band. Or as the Pima County Sheriff’s Depa…

May 01, 2013 9:00 amLoading…
NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out as gay

NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out as gay

NBA veteran center Jason Collins has come out as gay.

April 29, 2013 9:11 am Related Loading…

Derrick Williams to appear Monday at his new Tucson store

 NBA player Derrick Williams will make an appearance Monday at the new Tucson store he co-owns, to sign autographs and pose for photos with fans.

February 24, 2013 1:01 pmLoading…

Owner of LA Lakers dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the ‘80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.

February 18, 2013 11:26 amLoading…
NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

David West, who scored 30 points in the Pacers' win, shoots over Miami's Dwyane Wade on Friday. "He has a way of giving us contagious confidence," said Indiana coach Frank Vogel.

February 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

NBA: Pacers rough up Heat again

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Pacers proved one thing Friday night: Beating Miami last month was no fluke.

February 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

NBA: Buzzer shot caps big Blazers rally

PORTLAND, Ore. - LaMarcus Aldridge hit a turnaround jumper at the final buzzer Tuesday night, and the Portland Trail Blazers came back from a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 106-104.

January 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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