Sports

Aug. 30, 2017
The project celebrating the Hall of Fame basketball coach is expected to be completed in March, as part of the 30th anniversary of the UA's 1988 Final Four team.
UA chemical and environmental engineering graduate Erica Clevenger wins the Women’s Division Club Road Race at the 2017 USA Cycling Collegiate and Para-Cycling Road National Championships. (Photo: Casey B. Gibson)
July 24, 2017
Erica Clevenger excelled in the UA College of Engineering while racking up victories on the cycling circuit. Now she's on a pro team and looking toward a job in research.
Coach Chad Berman (right) and player Corey Hirsch of the UA hockey team
June 7, 2017
Coach Chad Berman and his players are as serious about community outreach as they are about scoring goals, and the American Collegiate Hockey Association has taken notice.
Arizona guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright and his teammates have their eye on the ball: a trip to the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona, if they can win two more games in the West Region. (Photo: Stan Liu/Arizona Athletics)
March 22, 2017
If Arizona gets past Xavier in tonight's rematch of a 2015 West Region semifinal, the Wildcats will face the winner of Gonzaga vs. West Virginia on Saturday. At stake: the UA's fifth trip to the Final Four — and the first for coach Sean Miller, who has been to the Elite Eight three times at Arizona.
The UA band marched into its iconic U.S. map formation at the first Super Bowl halftime show in 1967.
Feb. 1, 2017
Fifty years after the UA marching band performed at the halftime show of the hype-free first Super Bowl in Los Angeles, the Pride of Arizona is still going strong. With UANews video.
Former UA baseball star Terry Francona (center), with Wildcats head coach Jay Johnson and interim director of athletics Erika Barnes (Photo: Stan Liu/Arizona Athletics)
Jan. 31, 2017
The donation by the former UA star and current Cleveland Indians manager will help build an indoor hitting facility for the Wildcats at their Hi Corbett Field home.
College athletes can be highly effective allies for the LGBT community because of their visibility on campus, a UA researcher says.
Jan. 30, 2017
UA researcher Russell Toomey has developed a scale to measure college athletes' engagement in LGBT ally behaviors. Toomey says that student-athletes can be highly effective allies because they often serve as role models on campuses, and he hopes his study will start a nationwide conversation.
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.

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