Bostons Bill Walton (5) heads off the court with his arms raised following the Celtics 111-98 victory over Milwaukee for the National Basketball Association Eastern Conference title, Sunday, May 18, 1986, Milwaukee, Wisc. (AP Photo/Steve Pyle)
Alpine skier Cindy Nelson, of Lutsen, Mn., is the flag-bearer for the United States team marching inside the Bergisel stadium in the opening ceremony of the 12th Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 4, 1976 in Innsbruck. (AP Photo)
In this Sept. 11, 1985, file photo, Cincinnati Reds' Pete Rose rounds first base after hitting a single to break Ty Cobbs hitting record during a baseball game at Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio. The last player to be banned for life from baseball makes his living these days signing aut…
The Rev. Billy Graham,center, at the podium of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago on August 27, 1968. (AP Photo)
Jimmy Carter hugs his eight-year-old daughter, Amy, as he makes his way to the podium to begin his acceptance speech as the Democratic presidential candidatey, July 15, 1976 in New York. (AP Photo)
Sen. John F. Kennedy makes his way through a crowd of supporters and journalists as he arrives in Los Angeles, July 9, 1960 for the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo)
Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot James B. Irwin salutes while standing beside the fourth American flag planted on the surface of the moon, July 30, 1971. The lunar module that took them to the moon's surface is seen at right. Hadley Delta is in the background. (AP Photo)
Eight months ago, John Henry Gaona and Junior Zambrano had never roped together except for a few random pairings at rodeos around the state.
While the basics are the same, there are a couple things you won't find on a baseball field or basketball court: Bryce Garcia starts every day tending to steers, goats, calves and horses at his grandmother's house in southwest Tucson.
Bryce Garcia, 14, says his sport, rodeo, "is just like football or baseball to me. … I've been around it all my life." He will compete in the national junior high rodeo this month.
Aztecs coach Armando Quiroz has asked his players to approach each game this week as if it's the national championship game.
Pima College softball coach Armando Quiroz has a mighty task for his team heading into the NJCAA Division I tournament: win five national championships.
Pima's Stephan Bullard finished fourth at last year's national championships. "This year, I'm kind of more focused, and I have a feeling I have a chance to win," he says.
A new business-networking group goes beyond the professional
into the personal and pushes even further — into religion.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.