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Sport shorts: UA gymnasts extend NCAA streak, go to LSU

2014-03-25T00:00:00Z 2014-03-25T11:28:04Z Sport shorts: UA gymnasts extend NCAA streak, go to LSUStaff and wire reports Arizona Daily Star
March 25, 2014 12:00 am  • 

For the 28th straight year, the Arizona gymnastics team is headed to the postseason after being selected Monday to compete in the Baton Rouge (La.) NCAA Regional.

“We’re very proud to have that long of a streak, which is the longest in the (athletic) department,” UA coach Bill Ryden said. The Wildcats, a No. 4 seed, will vie at 4 p.m. Saturday against host LSU, Stanford, Auburn, Kent State and Iowa State. The top two teams, top two all-arounders and event winners qualify for the NCAA championships.

Miscellaneous

Foles’ Eagles show interest in QB Sanchez

NEW YORK — The Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Rams are among the teams believed to have interest in former Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, although he would likely need to pass a physical before he signed.

Ex-UA Wildcat Nick Foles is the starter in Philly, with Matt Barkley the backup. Sanchez, rehabbing from shoulder surgery, was cut when the Jets signed Michael Vick.

  • In other NFL news, Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington changed his plea to guilty Monday to charges that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend last year. A Maricopa County Superior Court judge set sentencing for April 23. ... The Ravens and Jets each will receive four compensatory picks in this year’s draft for free agents they lost in 2013. ... Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will meet on April 8 with the players union to discuss improving the workplace environment in the wake of the Miami bullying scandal. ... Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder , who defends a team nickname that many call offensive, announced a foundation to help Native Americans.
  • In golf, Tiger Woods said it’s “too soon” to tell whether his ailing back will allow him to play in the April 10-13 Masters, the only tourney he has never missed.
  • In tennis, Maria Sharapova rallied to beat Kirsten Flipkens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to make the Sony Open quarterfinals in Key Biscayne, Fla. In the semis, she could face Serena Williams, who beat CoCo Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-1.
  • In cycling, Luka Mezgec won a sprint finish Monday to take the leader’s jersey after the first stage of Spain’s Volta a Catalunya, with favorites Christopher Froome and Alberto Contador close behind. ... Alexander Kristoff sprinted to victory Sunday in Italy’s Milan-San Remo classic, edging out 2008 winner Fabian Cancellara.

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Pac-12 basketball standings

  Conference Overall
Team W L T PCT W L T PCT
Arizona 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Arizona State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
California 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Colorado 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Oregon 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Oregon State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Stanford 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
UCLA 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
USC 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Utah 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Washington 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000
Washington State 0 0 0 0.000 0 0 0 0.000

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Teams Date Time Links
Arizona at
Washington State
10/25 3:00 pm
USC at
Utah
10/25 7:00 pm
ASU at
Washington
10/25 7:45 pm
Washington at
Colorado
11/1 10:00 am
USC at
Washington State
11/1 1:30 pm
Stanford at
Oregon
11/1 4:30 pm
Arizona at
UCLA
11/1 7:30 pm
Cal at
Oregon State
11/1 7:30 pm
Utah at
ASU
11/1 8:00 pm