PHOENIX — It hurt and motivated local bid organizers when metro Phoenix was passed over for an NCAA men’s basketball tournament Final Four six years ago.
TEMPE — Surrounded by a gaggle of media Tuesday for one of the few times in his four-year Arizona State football career, Mike Bercovici admitted, “Everyone wants to be the one with the cameras in their face.”
TEMPE — In his understated way, Arizona State quarterback Taylor Kelly is paying a major compliment to new center Nick Kelly by saying, “I don’t see any letdown. There isn’t a drop-off.”
The presents that coach Todd Graham wants most — an 11th victory for his Arizona State football team and the return of linebacker Carl Bradford next season — won’t be arriving until after Christmas, if at all.
TEMPE — Arizona State almost has to play better on special teams in its rematch against Stanford.
TEMPE — The NFL already is pining for UCLA sophomore quarterback Brett Hundley.
TEMPE — Arizona State athletics “lives on Earth,” president Michael Crow said Tuesday after the school lost a third athletic director to an other-worldly competitor.
Washington running back Bishop Sankey averages 149.8 rushing yards per game.
The connections between Arizona State and Notre Dame — who meet Saturday in Arlington, Texas — begin with Dan Devine, whose first football head-coaching job with the Sun Devils started him on a path to his final such gig with the Irish.
Perhaps Marqise Lee is kidding, but it doesn’t sound like it.
Officials with USA Basketball, the national governing body responsible for choosing the U.S. Olympic teams, announced Wednesday that they are relocating their headquarters to Tempe as part of an Arizona State University development project that includes a conference center and hotel.
Sometimes in a college baseball regional, Arizona State is able to plan past its first opponent and even set up its pitching to prepare for a tougher second-round game.
The new-look Sun Devils, who will debut four true freshmen - Elisha Davis, Arnecia Hawkins, Isidora Purkovic and Haley Videckis - join redshirt freshman Eliza Normen and junior college transfer Nisha Barrett. Plus center Joy Burke returns from a redshirt season for her junior year. Normen an…
LONDON - Brigetta Barrett worried that if a moment came like Saturday, when she medaled in high jump at the Olympics, her mother might not be there to share it with her.
LONDON - For Matt Grevers and Nick Thoman, the road to the Olympic 100-meter backstroke podium Monday night went through Tucson.
TEMPE - Kimberly Brandon has never wanted nor had to be the
leader of the Arizona State women's basketball team.
TEMPE - The Arizona State baseball team is ineligible for the
2011 postseason under penalties imposed Wednesday by the NCAA
Committee on Infractions.
SEATTLE - Maybe the rain agrees with the boys from the
SEATTLE - Arizona State's slim cushion for making the postseason
realistically is gone.
PHOENIX - He stood 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighed 245. He was
kind of broad at the shoulders, narrow at the hip. And everybody
knew you didn't give no lip to Big John.
OMAHA, Neb. - Arizona State's 22nd and final appearance at
Rosenblatt Stadium will go down as its worst.
OMAHA, Neb. - Arizona State dodged consecutive losses for four
months when losing two straight didn't mean the end of the
TEMPE - Arizona State won the College World Series when it last played Clemson in its first game at the event. For that historical precedent alone, No. 1-ranked ASU welcomes the Tigers as its opening opponent at 4 p.m. Sunday in Omaha, Neb.
Throw a dart at either corner of the Arizona State infield, and
you'll hit a Torrez.
GLENDALE - Remember that Thursday before Labor Day when college
football couldn't start soon enough?
Jeff Tedford takes exception to the idea that Stanford ran all
over Arizona State last week.
TEMPE — When Arizona State can't lean on its defense, it's dead
on arrival. For the Sun Devils to yield 237 rushing yards after
having allowed an average of 57.8 in six games equated to a 24-0
first-half hole that the offense had no realistic chance of
STANFORD, Calif. — You're a running team when you employ up to
seven offensive linemen and an old-fashioned fullback to block for
the Pac-10's top rusher. Not to mention having the option of
playing one of three tight ends, all 6-foot-5 or taller.
TEMPE — The Sun Devils transferred a good week of practice into
a game and were two missed field goals and a fumble out of the end
zone away from a relatively easy win Saturday over Washington. They
sprung six plays of 20 yards or longer, three rushing and three
Does Danny Sullivan have a chance tonight?
PULLMAN, Wash. – On its way to a share of the 2007 Pac-10
football championship, Arizona State survived a trip to the
Palouse, 23-20, with Washington State missing a field goal to force
TEMPE — The home fans vociferously turned on Danny Sullivan in a
28-17 loss Saturday night to Oregon State, and can be expected to
do so again with little provocation.
TEMPE — With the Cardinals and UA football on bye weeks, Arizona
State takes center stage in the state this weekend.
ATHENS, Ga. — Arizona State earned respect on a rainy night in
Georgia but ultimately not a much longed-for signature victory.
ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia's nation-leading string of 12 consecutive
eight-win or better seasons began with College Football Hall of
Fame coach Jim Donnan going 35-13 from 1997 to 2000 and getting
TEMPE — Rock band Slightly Stoopid will be playing at Tempe
Beach Park tonight as a headliner at the Arizona Fall Frenzy.