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Former Arizona Wildcats targets the focus on final day of testimony in federal fraud trial

Posted by   /  October 16, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

  Arizona Daily Star UPDATE: The prosecution and defense have both rested. The jury will hear closing arguments starting Wednesday. NEW YORK — Brad Augustine, the AAU coach of onetime Arizona target Nassir Little, detailed the recruiting whirlwind surrounding his star player in a recorded phone conversation played to jurors Tuesday as part of an ongoing […]

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Attend VIP Preview Party Friday November 9th, kicking off 8th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships

Posted by   /  October 16, 2018  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

The 8th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower returns on November 10th and 11th at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Our VIP Preview Party kicks off the extraordinary weekend on Friday, November 9th at Molina Fine Jewelers in Phoenix hosted by Mr. Alfredo Molina with complimentary cocktails and appetizers. It’s the first time all of […]

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Breaking down the prosecution’s wire fraud case in college basketball’s corruption trial

Posted by   /  October 12, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

By Michael McCann | Sports Illustrated The first two weeks of the three-week college basketball corruption trial have all but confirmed what many long suspected: top college basketball recruits have been paid thousands of dollars in secret transactions. These payments, some of which were made to recruits’ family members, were structured as inducements to attend […]

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D-backs to install synthetic grass at Chase Field

Posted by   /  October 12, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

  By Steve Gilbert MLB.com The roof and air conditioning make Chase Field a comfortable experience for D-backs fans during the brutally hot summer months in Arizona, but they also make growing grass a huge challenge. The D-backs believe they’ve found a way to have the best of both worlds starting in 2019, as they […]

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The Best Polo Event In The World Is Only A Month Away!

Posted by   /  October 12, 2018  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

The 8th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses & Horsepower returns on November 10th and 11th at WestWorld of Scottsdale. We’re counting down the days with some of the exciting new elements as well as returning favorites. Here’s a quick recap of what’s coming up in preparation of the “Best Polo Event In The World.” […]

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Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller draws crowd at Pac-12 Media Day but says little about FBI investigation

Posted by   /  October 11, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

  By Michelle Gardner Arizona Republic Arizona men’s basketball coach Sean Miller took his turn at the podium during Pac-12 Media Day at the conference headquarters Thursday in San Francisco. Eight coaches appeared before him and three followed him, but none were as closely cross-examined by reporters as the Wildcats’ head man. The first four […]

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AAU coach testifies to paying Deandre Ayton’s family

Posted by   /  October 10, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

  ESPN’s Mark Schlabach said Arizona head coach Sean Miller was allegedly heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a payment of $100,000 to ensure a commitment from Ayton. By Arizona Sports An AAU coach and Adidas consultant testified Wednesday in federal court over allegations about dirty money in college hoops to paying the family of […]

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Explaining the latest with the FBI probe into college basketball, including UofA

Posted by   /  October 9, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

  A new batch of charges were handed down Tuesday; what’s at stake for Kansas and NC State? By Matt Norlander | CBS Sports After more than six months of public dormancy, the FBI and the Department of Justice finally revealed Tuesday the next stage of the corruption, fraud and bribery case that has loomed […]

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Don’t Miss Hall Pass at the Next Greatest Show On Grass

Posted by   /  October 9, 2018  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

The Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships is expanding, bringing more reasons why it is the next greatest show on grass and the most attended polo event in the country. New this year is the SLFX Hall Pass: Presented by Melt Furniture and The VIG, a pop-up sports bar facing all the polo action in front of […]

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NCAA ‘closely monitoring’ federal bribery and fraud trial, but few know if it will act

Posted by   /  October 7, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Bruce Pascoe | Arizona Daily Star Arizona’s annual media day is typically a time of optimism, promotion and laughter within the program. There was some of that, to be sure, when the Wildcats held their 2018-19 version last Monday. But just as UA coach Sean Miller walked into the McKale Center interview room […]

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