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Greg Hansen: 1997 Cats enjoyed a magic moment

Greg Hansen: 1997 Cats enjoyed a magic moment

In the final hours before Arizona was to meet No. 1 Kansas at the 1997 Sweet 16, Lute Olson embraced the psychology and magnified the burden o…

August 28, 2011 12:01 am Related Loading…

Greg Hansen: Tucson favorite is top AZ college athlete

Greg Hansen: Tucson favorite is top AZ college athlete

Phil Mickelson: Tucsonans long ago forgave Phil Mickelson his Sun Devil sins. Each time he tugged the Conquistadores championship helmet over …

August 26, 2011 12:01 amLoading…

Greg Hansen: Titleless Suns nevertheless an unqualified success

Greg Hansen: Titleless Suns nevertheless an unqualified success

The Phoenix Suns lost the two most significant games in the 43-year history of the franchise, both at home, both in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. …

August 24, 2011 12:15 amLoading…

Greg Hansen: 1986 title showed world top Cat could flat coach

Greg Hansen: 1986 title showed world top Cat could flat coach

Lute Olson caught an overnight flight from LAX to Amsterdam in late June 1986. He changed planes on a Saturday afternoon and flew on to Paris …

August 23, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Greg Hansen: Led by Veeck, trio planted seeds of Cactus League

Greg Hansen: Led by Veeck, trio planted seeds of Cactus League

Before they died - Hi Corbett in 1967; Bill Veeck in 1986; Roy Drachman in 2002 - none came forward to claim to be The Father of the Cactus League.

August 22, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Greg Hansen: 'Pop' was the father of athletics at UA

Greg Hansen: 'Pop' was the father of athletics at UA

Pop McKale's first game as Arizona's football coach, in 1914, was played on the school's all-dirt field against the Douglas YMCA. His team's y…

August 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Greg Hansen: Miner's son turned ASU into gold

Greg Hansen: Miner's son turned ASU into gold

FRANK KUSH: Released from military service in 1955, Frank Kush drove from Fort Benning, Ga., to Tempe and accepted a $3,600 salary to be the l…

August 20, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Demand by UA coach led to bowl, title games

Demand by UA coach led to bowl, title games

  The spark that ignited the Fiesta Bowl and, in turn, produced latter-day national championship football games in Phoenix, began in Tucson in 1968.

August 19, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Gold medalist coached UA swim team

Imagine the reaction 42 years ago when Charlie Hickcox became head coach of the Pima County Dolphins youth swimming team.

August 18, 2011 12:00 amLoading…


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