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ASU Wrestler Wins NCAA Title—With 1 Leg

Anthony Robles was born without right leg

(Newser) - The NCAA may be better associated with madness in March, but it was all inspiration last night as Anthony Robles, an Arizona State University wrestler born without a right leg, snagged an NCAA title in what he says is the final match of his life. The 125-pounder took a 7-1... More »

5 Football Saturdays to Savor

Hype machine already churning for Ohio State-USC showdown Sept. 13

(Newser) - With the college football season set to kick off Thursday, blogger The Kid outlines the five weekends that will help decide who plays in the national championship game on Jan. 8 in Miami.
  • Aug. 30: Illinois and Missouri square off in St. Louis; Clemson and Alabama meet in Atlanta. “
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Washington St.'s Defense Traps ASU

No. 17 Cougars shut down Sun Devils for fourth straight win

(Newser) - No. 17 Washington State showed why it has the third-best defense in the country last night as it held Arizona State to 33% shooting in a 59-47 Pac-10 win, reports the Associated Press. The Cougars defense was so good that the offense went six minutes without a basket, yet WSU... More »

ASU Hands Stanford OT Upset

Sun Devils blow lead but surge back for 72-68 win

(Newser) - No. 7 Stanford's seven-game win streak is over, and Arizona State's 4-0 overtime record intact, after an up-and-down 72-68 upset. James Harden had eight of the Sun Devils' 12 points in an overtime that wouldn't have happened if Stanford hadn't made a determined comeback in the second half, the Arizona ... More »

ASU Falls Short Against Washington State

Amidst officiating controversies, Harden's final second shot too short for victory

(Newser) - The Sun Devils were a rim short last night, losing to Washington State 56-55,  the Arizona Republic reports. Freshman star James Harden's shot with eight seconds remaining in regulation fell just short, spoiling what would have been an epic end to the final minutes of play in which ASU... More »

Longhorns Gore Sun Devils

Texas opens up playbook to trounce Arizona State

(Newser) - Despite some truly bizarre play, No.19 Texas had little difficulty dispatching No.11 ASU in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl, 52-34, the Dallas Morning News reports. The play which will make all the highlight reels didn't even involve a player—Texas coach Mack Brown's stepson interfered with a ball... More »

USC Blasts Past ASU 44-24

No. 11 Trojans have Rose Bowl in sights again after besting No. 6 Sun Devils

(Newser) - It seemed like USC's costly  losses had knocked them out of Rose Bowl contention earlier this fall, but a season of top-team upsets, coupled with the Trojans' blowout defeat of No. 6 Arizona State last night, have put Pasadena back on the table. "We didn't play good; they did,... More »

Duke Stays Perfect, Slams Princeton 83-61

Blue Devils advance to face Illinois in Maui semifinals

(Newser) - Tenth-ranked Duke hardly registered the Princeton Tigers' presence on the court last night, cruising to a 20-point lead in the first few minutes and blazing to 12-0 and 19-0 scoring runs in an 83-61 victory. Duke's 10th straight victory in the Maui invitational brings the Blue Devils to a semifinal... More »

Dixon, Ducks Spoil ASU's Perfect Season 35-23

No. 4 Arizona State suffers first loss at the hands of No. 5 Oregon

(Newser) - Dennis Dixon's Heisman chances are looking better than ever after his four touchdown passes vaulted the Oregon Ducks over the undefeated Arizona State Sun Devils, 35-23. Dixon left with a knee injury late in the game, but by that point the Ducks' domination was complete, reports AP. "Oregon definitely... More »

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