We all know Tucson has been ranked among the poorest cities of its size in the nation. But now we also know that, if poverty had a face, it would be the face of a single mom.
It’s not often you hear a coach glorify a 2-2 run.
The best and brightest of the Pac-12 took to the stage at Pac-12 Studios in San Francisco on Thursday morning to introduce themselves to the country.
STANFORD, Calif. — In Todd Graham’s mind, it’s simple.
If Pac-12 fans somehow needed more proof that the league doesn’t get the respect it deserves nationally, it came this week.
Everyone's a potential champion on media day.
As a freshman last season, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota threw for 2,677 yards and ran for 752 more while going 12-1. He will be among the early Heisman contenders.
If free agent Jason Collins, right, signs with another NBA team, it would prove players can coexist with an openly gay teammate and fans can cheer for one.
I smiled when I read this line in Jason Collins' first-person Sports Illustrated account.
Led Stanford to 1998 Final Four
WASHINGTON - With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. pro sports leagues to come out as gay.
NBA veteran center Jason Collins has come out as gay.
Cal guard Layshia Clarendon, top, scored 27 points to lead California past South Florida 82-78 in overtime Monday. "We're not ready to stop playing yet," said Clarendon, whose team faces LSU tonight in Spokane, Wash.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Maybe the Spokane Regional should just be renamed the Pac-12 vs. SEC challenge. West Coast powers Stanford and California on one side. Southern stalwarts Georgia and LSU on the other.
LAS VEGAS - Stanford had played 39 minutes, 22 seconds Wednesday without attempting a single free throw, as poor a job in foul enticement since someone first painted a stripe 15 feet from the basket.
Arizona State freshman Jahii Carson puts up a reverse layup against Stanford's Dwight Powell, left, and Josh Huestis during the second half. Carson's 34 points was one shy of the ASU freshman record.
LAS VEGAS — Stanford had played 39 minutes, 22 seconds Wednesday without attempting a single free throw, as poor a job in foul enticement since someone first painted a stripe 15 feet from the basket.
There are eight Pac-12 teams within two games of first place.
Stanford's Chasson Randle has made 21 of 45 three-point shots in Pac-12 play, or 46.7 percent.
As a springy rebounder and shot blocker, Stanford junior forward Josh Huestis was never much of an offensive threat in three previous games against the Arizona Wildcats.