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Sports shorts: UA's Rodriguez to make rounds at ESPN studios

Rich Rodriguez is going to be a busy man this week with football season just more than a month away.

July 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: ASU men take lead in NCAA golf tourney

Staff and wire reports

May 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Jags WR Blackmon suspended by NFL for substance abuse

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The NFL suspended Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon on Tuesday for the first four games of the 2013 season for his second violation in less than a year of the league's substance-abuse policy.

May 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sports shorts: Summerall, called 'voice of football,' passes away at 82

Sports shorts: Summerall, called 'voice of football,' passes away at 82

DALLAS - Pat Summerall was the calm alongside John Madden's storm.

April 17, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Sports shorts: Cardinals complete trade for QB Palmer

TEMPE - Carson Palmer has landed with the third team of his NFL career.

April 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Backlash forces ASU to scrap new Sparky

TEMPE - After weeks of backlash from students and alumni who dislike the new design of the school's costumed mascot, Arizona State University officials are going back to the drawing board .

March 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Lalang is NCAA's top indoor athlete again

Arizona junior Lawi Lalang, coming off NCAA indoor titles in the mile and 3,000-meter runs, was named the Division I Indoor national men's track athlete of the year for the second straight season.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Loss ends UA's home winning streak at 12

Utah Valley scored three runs over the first three innings Tuesday night, then held on to earn a 3-1 victory over No. 10 Arizona and snap the Wildcats' 12-game home winning streak at Hi Corbett Field.

February 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Braun says he has 'nothing to hide'

NEW YORK - Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun said he used the person who ran the Florida clinic under investigation by Major League Baseball only as a consultant on his drug suspension appeal last year.

February 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Wildcats finish in 5th place in home golf tourney

Host school Arizona finished in fifth place at the 15-team Arizona Intercollegiate at The Golf Club at Vistoso on Tuesday.

January 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Armstrong tells Oprah he used PEDs

AUSTIN, Texas - "Emotional" doesn't come close to describing Lance Armstrong's conversation with Oprah Winfrey - an interview that included his confession about using performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tour de France titles, Winfrey said Tuesday.

January 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Ex-Seahawk arrested in pre-wedding spat with Solo

SEATTLE - Former Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens was arrested on suspicion of assaulting U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo a day before their planned wedding day, according to police and court records.

November 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Wildcats swim coach to lead US at short course worlds

Arizona Wildcats coach Eric Hansen has been selected to lead the U.S. men's swim team at the Short Course World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. The event will take place December 12-15.

October 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Texas Southern hit hard, avoids 'death penalty'

HOUSTON - The NCAA banned the Texas Southern football and men's basketball teams from the postseason Tuesday, saying it came close to levying the so-called "death penalty" against the school for repeated rules violations and for lying about imposing sanctions on its own.

October 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Freshman leads UA women to 2nd straight golf title

Freshman Janie Jackson birdied four holes on the back nine Tuesday to help the Arizona women's golf team win Chicago's 15-team Windy City Collegiate Classic.

October 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Biopsy shows tumor benign for Tar Heels' Williams

North Carolina said Roy Williams' surgically removed kidney tumor was not cancerous, though the basketball coach will have a biopsy to ensure a second kidney tumor is also benign.

September 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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