Sports

Forty-three percent of athletes surveyed said they get less than seven hours of sleep a night.
Jan. 19, 2017
With support from the NCAA, UA researchers Michael Grandner and Amy Athey developed Project REST to help student-athletes improve their sleep and, in turn, their athletic performance. The findings were presented at last week's NCAA annual convention.
Arizona Athletics' new academic center bears the name of donor Ginny L. Clements and is now open on the south side of Enke Drive. (Photo: Bob Demers/UANews)
Nov. 2, 2016
Tucson community leader Ginny L. Clements has committed funds for the new Arizona Athletics academic center, which houses tutoring rooms, study areas, a computer lab and other student-athlete amenities. "This is a game-changer for us," says John Mosbach, UA associate director of athletics.
A number of integrated efforts will launch during Homecoming to help reduce waste, increase recycling and encourage composting. Led by the Office of Sustainability, the effort involves about 100 students and employees from across campus. (Photo: Jacob Chinn/UA Alumni Association)
Oct. 26, 2016
Led by the Office of Sustainability, partners from across the UA campus are working to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills after Homecoming weekend.
Basketball players Darlene Hunter and Jennifer Poist in Rio. The 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio is the second-largest presence of current and former UA Adaptive Athletes in the program’s history.
Sept. 12, 2016
A group of current and former UA athletes is competing for medals in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Paralympic Games, which opened last week and run through Sept. 18.
Chad Shoopman, director of the Pride of Arizona Marching Band and Pep Band, selected the music of Earth, Wind & Fire to lead the band's new season. Shoopman was a Pride of Arizona member during his years at the UA.
Aug. 31, 2016
Saturday night's football season opener for the Arizona Wildcats will mark the debut of Chad Shoopman, a UA alumnus who now directs the 240-piece Pride of Arizona. For fans of the horn-driven sound of Earth, Wind & Fire, this band's for you, and Shoopman promises "visual and musical surprises."
Aug. 19, 2016
UA sport psychologist Amy Athey says the world's elite performers trust their training and do their best to stay in the moment, trying to not overthink what they have prepared to do.
Starting pitcher Bobby Dalbec took the final-game loss for the Wildcats despite not allowing an earned run. (Photo: Stan Liu/Arizona Athletics)
June 30, 2016
Although the Wildcats narrowly missed winning a fifth NCAA championship, their improbable postseason charge to the College World Series finals won't soon be forgotten.
Tjasa Oder, a student in the Eller College of Management, is among the UA-affiliated athletes who will compete in the Olympic Games this summer. Oder will compete for her native Slovenia. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Athletics)
June 29, 2016
Several current and former UA student-athletes have qualified to compete in the Rio Olympics and Paralympic Games.
The UA's Dustin Williams at the Olympic Games in London in 2012 (Photo courtesy of Dustin Williams)
June 29, 2016
Like an athlete who has prepared for years, Dustin Williams is ready for the big stage and will serve as head athletic trainer for the U.S. track and field team in Rio. With UANews video.

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