West Coast Offense: Pac-12 Teams Hit the Road in Week 3

West Coast Offense: Pac-12 Teams Hit the Road in Week 3

The non-conference schedule winds down in Week 3 for a majority of Pac-12 programs, and the league closes out with some fascinating contests. Five Pac-12 teams play road out-of-conference games, starting Friday night. Four of those are at Group of Five opponents' homes. Arizona gets it started at UTEP Friday, UCLA kicks off early Saturday…

Farewell, Great Alaska Shootout, and Thanks for the Memories

Farewell, Great Alaska Shootout, and Thanks for the Memories

Anchorage, Alaska seems an unlikely spot to be rich in college basketball history. And yet, it's there an Arizona basketball team led by Sean Elliott, a one-time Pac-10 career leading scorer and the first Wildcat to have his jersey retired; Steve Kerr, Arizona's second jersey retiree; and coached by Hall of Famer Lute Olson, took…

Can College Football Reclaim Its Fun?

Can College Football Reclaim Its Fun?

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The proverbial elephant in the room at Loews Hollywood Hotel's Dolby Theater proved too big for Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott to ignore. In his opening address to open Pac-12 football media days, Scott thanked reporters on hand for attending in difficult times for the industry. The commissioner had no need to elaborate…

Videos from Pac-12 Media Days

Videos from Pac-12 Media Days

The first session of Pac-12 media days 2017 are complete. Defending Pac-12 champion Washington headlined the first day from Loews Hollywood Hotel, located in the heart of Tinseltown. Also on the bill were the Arizona Wildcats, Colorado Buffaloes, Oregon State Beavers, Cal Golden Bears and UCLA Bruins. Below are some of the sights and sounds…

Let’s Talk About The Gronk Music Video

Let’s Talk About The Gronk Music Video

Well...I suppose it was only a matter of time before Rob Gronkowski starred in an EDM video. The man is 4% body fat and 100% vodka-Red Bull. The Gronk music video for Vegas-based DJ 3LAU's song "On My Mind" dropped Wednesday, and it's...well, it's as if the very essence of the New England Patriots tight…

New Arizona QB Donovan Tate Has The Ideal College Situation

New Arizona QB Donovan Tate Has The Ideal College Situation

An already intriguing quarterback competition at Arizona added another layer, with the Wildcats welcoming aboard former MLB first-round draftee, Donovan Tate. A coincidental twist to Tate joining Arizona's football program as a walk-on after he spent seven years in the San Diego Padres organization? The Pads have a track record for acquiring prospects *after* they've…

5 For Friday: The Best College Basketball Courts

5 For Friday: The Best College Basketball Courts

Welcome to 5 For Friday: the column in which Your Humble Author ranks or highlights five of a given subject. The inaugural edition -- we'll call it "inaugural" since I haven't done one of these in a while -- received too many great suggestions to limit it to one. So while the centerpiece ranks my…

A Craig Sager Story

A Craig Sager Story

Craig Sager's passing on Thursday prompted a flood of memorials and homages, most from people who knew the sideline reporter better than I -- and by better, I mean knew him at all. Nevertheless, when a person's beamed into your home weekly for several years, it's easy to feel as though you know their personality.…