John Mackovic made a few tweaks to the UA's uniforms when he took over in 2001, placing a "Block A" on the sleeve. Above, linebacker lance Briggs takes down a Washington State receiver. JAMES S. WOOD / ARIZONA DAILY STAR 2002
Ed Rush is gone, but the collateral damage is widespread. It has taken a toll on Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott and Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne, and diminished the credibility of college basketball officiating everywhere.
Since he managed the 2006 Tucson Sidewinders to a record 98 victories and championships in the Pacific Coast League and in the Triple-A baseball playoffs, Tucsonan Chip Hale has bounced from the Diamondbacks to the Mets and now to the nutty and surprising Oakland A's.