Football

Wildcats look to bounce back Friday against UTEP

Sean Kugler’s return to his alma mater has gone from a dream come true to an endless nightmare. The University of Texas at El Paso has reached one bowl game during his four-year tenure, and are projected to spend the postseason at home yet again. Read more

Arizona football notebook: Arizona's loss to Houston

The thoughts of Arizona pulling out a come-from-behind victory were erased as Houston won its first game of the 2017 season by a final score of 19-16. The victory also marked Houston head coach Major Applewhite’s first victory as a college football head coach. Read more

Commentary: Passing game is starting to cost 'Cats

The Arizona football team had another impressive rushing game in its home opener against Northern Arizona, but this week was a different story. The results? A reliance on the passing game to win that would never come to fruition in a 19-16 home loss to the visiting Houston Cougars Saturday night at Arizona Stadium. Read more

HALFTIME: A back and fourth battle, Houston leads 17-10

Arizona battled Houston close in the first half, but the Cougars found their way through the second quarter taking a 10-3 lead. The Wildcats responded with a drive of their own with JJ Taylor rushing 54-yards followed by Zach Green to score a touchdown tying the game 10-10. Read more

Arizona prepares for a cat fight

Major Applewhite has huge shoes to fill. Not only is Applewhite a first time head coach, he is succeeding Tom Herman, one of the hottest young stars in the coaching profession. Herman, Kevin Sumlin and Art Briles all parleyed success at the University of Houston into jobs at Power Five schools.  Read more

So you think you can dance?

Despite what the NCAA rulebook says, UA football players find ways to keep the fun infootball alive. As referees in both collegiate and professional football continue to crack down on in-game celebrations, the power of music keeps players and coaches ready to dance through the season. Read more

Athletics community comes to aid Houston

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 will mark one of those times. Just over a week after Hurricane Harvey devastated the city of Houston, the University of Houston is preparing to play its first game of the 2017 season - 938 miles from home. Read more

Wildcats dominate Lumberjacks in home opener

Shun Brown did something Arizona didn’t do all of last season, score on special teams. Brown took a 66-yard punt to the house five minutes into the first quarter and the Wildcats were off to the races in a 62-24 rout of the NAU Lumberjacks, Saturday at Arizona Stadium. Read more