Nick Folk finished what was arguably the best season of his career on a high note.
After eight weeks of sitting on the sidelines with a shoulder injury, Lance Briggs returned to action Sunday night for the Chicago Bears.
The Houston Texans have had rough season on the field, but the same cannot be said for their linebacker Brooks Reed.
Rob Gronkowski’s season is over.
Rob Gronkowski has caught a touchdown pass in four of his six games since returning to action.
Since making his first start of the season on Oct. 13 at Tampa Bay, Nick Foles has led the Philadelphia Eagles to four wins and a first-place tie in the NFC East.
Nick Folk’s quest for a perfect season came to an end in Week 11.
It’s been nearly 11 months since Trevin Wade last played in an NFL game.
The last time Sabino faced Tempe, in 1996, most of the players on this year’s teams were either toddlers or newborns.
Sunday was a day of many firsts for Jeff Tuel.
Nick Foles passed his first test Tuesday. The next one comes this weekend.
Rob Gronkowski finally returned to the playing field on Sunday. But for two other former Arizona Wildcats, it was a weekend to forget.
Nick Foles took his first start of the year and ran with it.
This may finally be the week Rob Gronkowski steps on the field.
Former UA and Sabino High School standout Brooks Reed has started all four games this season for the Houston Texans. The outside linebacker has taken the role in stride, accumulating 15 tackles and helping the Texans to two wins.
For the third time this season, UA product Spencer Larsen has been signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ roster. The fullback has yet to appear in a game but could see action Sunday, when the Bucs play the Arizona Cardinals.
The New England Patriots honored former Arizona Wildcats linebacker Tedy Bruschi with his induction into the team’s hall of fame Sept. 12.
The NFL season kicked off last weekend with 10 former Arizona Wildcats and a couple of Tucson natives that include Sabino High grad Brooks Reed and ex-Sunnyside running back Michael Smith on Week 1 rosters.
Every minor-league player’s goal is to move up their organization’s system and reach the majors.
Seth Mejias-Brean’s big season at the plate for Class-A Dayton paid off when he was moved up to High-A Bakersfield (Calif.).
In his first season in the closer’s role, Jesus Castillo recorded 23 saves and a 2.45 ERA in the Mexican League with Broncos de Reynosa this season. In his previous eight seasons of professional baseball he was used as a starter.
Ex-Cat Wade picks up first win after rough start
Tom Wilhelmsen had converted the 10th-most saves in the American League with 24 for Seattle, but in his last 10 games with the Mariners his ERA jumped to 7.45, leading to his demotion to Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday.
After suffering a sprained right shoulder with the Houston Astros on June 20, Trevor Crowe began his rehabilitation assignment in the minors.
After pitching in 13 games for the Oakland Athletics' rookie affiliate in Phoenix in 2012, Kayvon Bahramzadeh was promoted last week to Low-A Vermont.
Arizona has now produced 12 professional players from its 2012 national championship team.
Since 2008, 21 former Arizona Wildcats have yet to produce a five-hit game, while 10 have accomplished the feat just once.
Ex-UA star hurler Guilmet called up by Indians
Ex-Wildcat Glenn earns Double-A All-Star nod
Bandy, Burns come up short in attempts at cycles
Ex-Cat Bandilla's relief helps San Jose clinch title
Ex-Wildcat Colla signs with Rays organization
Joey Rickard hit 13 home runs in his three years at the University of Arizona, but never had he hit more than one in a game.
Triple-A Tacoma's Stefen Romero and High-A Bakersfield's Steve Selsky both had walk-off hits this week for their respective teams, but Class-A Peoria's Alex Mejia may have topped them.
Editor's note: Today, the Star debuts a new weekly feature on Southern Arizonans in the minor leagues. "The Home Team: Minor-Leaguers with Southern Arizona Ties" will run every Monday.
TEMPE - After compiling seven hits in the first five innings of the game, Tucson High equaled that total in the sixth inning.
Jake Matthews' four years at Ironwood Ridge are almost over, but his future on the diamond is bright.
Facing what Tucson High baseball coach Oscar Romero considers the hardest thrower his team has seen this season, the Badgers' bats were quiet the first two innings against Arvada (Colo.) Ralston Valley's Daniel Jurney.
The state tournament is two months away, but Thursday's Tucson Conquistadores Lancer Baseball Classic quarterfinal game between Sunnyside and Ironwood Ridge at Reid Park brought a glimpse of what the postseason could have in store.
Two-out hitting can make or break a game.
Aric Howard's next two weekends may well determine what kind of season he has.
It is never an easy task replacing a coach who won six state titles in the last nine years.
It didn't take long for Canyon del Oro to take the momentum from the 2012 state championship game into this season.
Alex Verdugo may be the closest thing Tucson has to Roy Hobbs from "The Natural."
GLENDALE - There were 11 lead changes in the first three quarters of Saturday's Division II state championship game between Flowing Wells and Scottsdale Saguaro.
Coming into this season, it had been six years since the Sahuaro boys last played in the state tournament.
When an athlete returns to game action after suffering a serious injury, it typically takes a lot of time before they can perform at their full potential.
Catalina Foothills will be in familiar territory Saturday morning.
PHOENIX - Aleah Strength's goal with a minute left in regulation broke a scoreless tie against Notre Dame and kept alive Catalina Foothills' chances of winning a fourth straight state title.