Arizona facing defensive questions after transfers

Key losses on defense, including three key transfers, and a new group of coaches have turned what should have been a strength into a question mark heading into Sumlin’s third season in Tucson.

Pac-12 football season to kick off in November

The Pac-12 on Thursday set a Nov. 6 start date for a six-game football regular season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic.

Arizona’s Akinjo immediately eligible after waiver

A 6-foot guard, Akinjo was the Big East freshman of the year in 2018-19 after averaging 13.4 points and 5.2 assists. Akinjo appeared in seven games for the Hoyas last season before opting to transfer.

Pac-12 sets Sept. 26 start for football schedule; ASU to open at Arizona

The Pac-12 announced three weeks ago it would eliminate nonconference games to give its 12 members a better chance to manage complications and disruptions caused by the health crisis. On Friday, university presidents approved a model that adds an additional cross-divisional game to each team’s slate and pushes the start back three weeks.

University of Arizona delays planned faculty furlough

The plan would have implemented a furlough-based salary program between July 1 and Aug. 10. It mainly impacts employees earning $44,500 or more. The university projected the plan would save about $95 million as it faces losses of $250 million through the next fiscal year.