Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey carries Nevada linebacker Dray Bell into umpire David Goodwin during the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 15, 2012.
Arizona's Seth Mejias-Brean crossing home during the Tucson NCAA Baseball Regional at Hi Corbett Field on June 1, 2012.
Arizona linebacker Jake Fischer gets high fives from the fans in the Zona Zoo after Arizona's Wildcats' 59-38 win over Oklahoma State at Arizona Stadium on Sept. 8, 2012.
Weeds overtake the front sidewalk at a vacant home, an emblem of urban neglect noted by several of the 129 employers who took the survey.
“I am ashamed to bring clients, customers and recruits from the airport to my business,” said one executive. Above, garbage mars a median on East Golf Links Road.
Wide receiver Austin Hill is 100 percent healthy heading into spring drills. He missed all of 2013 after tearing an ACL.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent watches the fence from his vehicle on the U.S. side.
Hunter Mahan left, shakes hands with Rory McIlroy after securing the 2012 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Mahan advanced all the way to the 2013 championship match, but his attempt at a repeat was foiled by Matt Kuchar.
Chef and owner Doug Levy talks with diners Blair Grimble eft, and Dawn Netzel about their possible wine choices at his restaurant Feast, 3719 E. Speedway, on November 24, 2012.
Beyond TucsonMary Stanford held her son Jesse as they listened to the musical piece written by a Tucson student in honor of the day during the closing ceremonies at Kino Stadium of the Beyond effort 2 years ago.
Dec. 15, 2012: Arizona running back Ka’Deem Carey slices by Nevada linebacker Jeremiah Green for a touchdown in Albuquerque's New Mexico Bowl. Carey runs for 172 yards and three TDs in the Wildcats’ 49-48 comeback victory in the final minutes. Arizona overcomes a 17-point fourth quarter defi…
Arizona wide receiver Tyler Slavin scored the game-winning touchdown for the Wildcats in last year’s victory in the New Mexico Bowl.
Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu steps in front of Arizona wide receiver Dan Buckner as he picks off a pass for 54-yard touchdown return the fourth quarter of their Pac-12 opener at Autzen Stadium.
Canyon del Oro’s Samantha Nettling was one of four Dorados who signed national letters of intent to play college softball on Wednesday. Nettling will play at Northwestern.
UA will need to stop UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley, who threw for 288 yards and three TDs last year against Arizona.
Anna Greenberg got a hug from her mother, Alayne, last December during a family gathering.
UA’s Ka’Deem Carey looked up last year to watch the video board, which he said slowed him and allowed a Colorado defender to catch him.
Arizona guard Jordin Mayes (20) (Arizona guard Jordin Mayes (20)) eyes Southern Miss guard Neil Watson (5) (Southern Miss guard Neil Watson (5)) as he applies half-court pressure in the first half of their game at McKale Center, Tuesday, December 4, 2012, Tucson, Ariz. Photo by Kelly Presnel…
Much as we’d like it to be, the moon won’t be quite this glorious tonight since it’s barely past its first quarter just now. But never mind. That shouldn’t detract from your enjoyment of the festivities at the UA Mall and Flandrau Science Center.
USC expects All-American wideout Marqise Lee to miss tonight's game with a knee injury. He was the team's leading receiver by a long margin with 30 catches for 385 yards and a touchdown. Hill hasn't played in a game this year after his own knee injury suffered in the spring. He led the team …
Mazatlan’s Jose Orozco is tagged out by Culiacán catcher Adan Amezcua in last year’s Mexican Baseball Fiesta.
CDO's Samantha Nettling, scoring a run in a 2012 state tournament softball game, gets the nod here as top local recruit for the Class of 2014. She chose to play for Northwestern and broke the news to UA coach Mike Candrea with tears in her eyes.
UA linebacker Jake Fischer rallies his teammates before the kickoff of last season’s game against UCLA at the Rose Bowl. Fischer, who played at Ironwood Ridge High School, had a team-high 119 tackles last season. “I’m comfortable here and always have been,” he said.
Arizona safety Jared Tevis runs back his fourth-æquarter interception in last season’s win over Oklahoma State at Arizona Stadium. Tevis finished the game with two picks.
Arizona junior running back Ka’Deem Carey hopes to give the Heisman Trophy salute this season. The Canyon del Oro High School graduate led the nation in rushing last season, but only two non-quarterbacks (Mark Ingram, 2009, and Reggie Bush, 2005) have won the award since 2000.
Let the chase begin. UA’s Ka’Deem Carey, checking himself out on the video board, will try to become the 10th Pac-12 player to win the Heisman Trophy since 1935. The first nine: USC’s Mike Garrett, O.J. Simpson, Charles White, Marcus Allen, Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart (Reggie Bush’s was s…
GAME 9: Arizona linebacker Marquis Flowers and his Arizona teammates didn’t have much success trying to stop UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley in the Bruins’ 66-10 win last year. The rematch is Nov. 9 in Tucson.
A small marker stands beside the border fence in Nogales, Sonora, near where Ramses Barron-Torres was fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The U.S. Justice Department has decided to bring no criminal charges.
Linus Lerner has been conductor and music director of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra since 2008.
Sahuaro's Cole Sterns, intercepting a pass against Rincon/University last season, had six pickoffs on defense and was a top all-purpose offensive threat with 16 touchdowns in 2012.
"He takes your entire team to another level because of his ability to score and make plays," said Salpointe coach Dennis Bene of UA verbal commit Cameron Denson, right.
Wildcats receiver Garic Wharton is expected to see an increase in playing time after catching 19 passes for 264 yards in 2012.
Arizona's Terrence Miller will likely play mostly at the wide receiver position because of injuries and players leaving the team.
Jake Fischer (33), the lone veteran starter at linebacker in 2012, led the Wildcats last season with 119 total stops,second-best in the Pac-12.
Arizona will count on junior Jared Tevis for leadership and experience in the safety position group.
Tra'Mayne Bondurant is among the most experienced safeties, and he is just a junior. Even the new safeties coach is only 30 years old.
A composite of six images shows the area proposed for Rosemont Copper's open-pit mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. The jaguar is only one controversial aspect of the proposal.
Sabino's Matt Bushman, catching a TD pass against Sunnyside last year, and OL teammate Andrew Mike are "looking hard" at UA, coach Jay Campos says.
Terrence Miller is listed as a wide receiver on the Wildcats roster, but he likely will be used at tight end from time to time, to provide mismatches.
UA's Austin Hill, who ranked No. 2 in the Pac-12 in total receiving yards with 1,364, is recovering from a torn ACL he suffered in spring practice.
Tyler Slavin comes down with the game-winning touchdown in the closing seconds of the New Mexico Bowl in December. UA beat Nevada 49-48.
Anna Greenberg got a hug from her mother, Alayne, during a family gathering in December.
Raw Natural Born Artists showcases independent artists of various media. The next Tucson show, "Kaleidoscope," will be 8 p.m. Friday at Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Arizona volleyball player Halli Amaro is one of an expected six to nine players from the school's indoor team who will also compete in sand volleyball next year.
Anna Greenberg gets a hug from her mother, Alayne, at a gathering of her family in December.
Grant Jerrett's decision in April to leave for a shot at the pros was one of 10 UA player personnel moves in a seven-week period.