Territorial Cup Archive

Plan BYU: Holy War is answer to fixing Pac-12 Rivalry Week

I had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Counting blessings. Seeing family. I watched two Arizona basketball games and went to a UA volleyball match. It was a really good holiday weekend. But something was missing. Thanksgiving isn’t 100% Thanksgiving without the Territorial Cup football game. It needs to come back. And, good news, Wildcats and Sun Devils, [&hellip

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Champs and Champs: 2014 officially Rich Rodriguez’s first Dream Season at Arizona

When Arizona State’s final pass attempt fell incomplete Friday afternoon, Rich Rodriguez filled the biggest hole on his Arizona resume. Winning the Territorial Cup made RichRod’s third UA season great. Adding a division title made 2014 the stuff of dreams

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Empty Cup: Blowout loss shows Wildcats playing catch-up in rivalry, plus ASU’s “trick play”

Hey, the Cats beat Oregon! And Duke! There’s not much you want to say after getting dominated like that. Arizona State‘s 37-point victory and Pac-12 South championship emphasized that Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats are trying to catch up in the Territorial Cup rivalry. The extra twisting of the fork was an attempted trick [&hellip

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This Week in the Pac-12, Week 14: Territorial Cup, Apple Cup, Civil War and two nameless rivalry games

Rivalries, rivalries everywhere. Both Pac-12 division championships have been settled but there are plenty of bragging rights – and bowl positioning – at stake on the last weekend of the regular season

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Senseless Success: Wildcats honor seniors and reward loyal fans with illogical win over Oregon

The Arizona Wildcats and their fans now have their This Is Why We Do This moment of 2013. Going into the Oregon game the Cats’ only Pac-12 wins were against the league’s three bottom-feeders. The loss to UCLA was disappointing. The loss to Washington State was depressing. Arizona Football went from depressing to delirious in [&hellip

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