Monday’s Coverage of the Cats

Former UA basketball player Jason Terry shows off his new Boston Celtics logo on his left arm (Terry Twitter account photo)


>> Kelly Dwyer of Yahoo! Sports writes about former UA basketball great Jason Terry getting a tattoo of the Boston Celtics logo on his left arm. Terry signed with Boston as a free agent. Terry is a very proud person. Knowing him — I covered him in 1996-98 when I was the Arizona Daily Star hoops beat reporter — he had this tattoo put on his body, instead of a Mavericks logo, because he believes Dallas did not show him the loyalty he deserves.

>> Not sure if you really need this info, but here it is anyway: A rundown by Yahoo! Sports of every Pac-12 Southern Division football stadium

>> reports on the Vegas line giving Arizona between five to six wins in the 2012 season. By reading the article, it seems the Web site believes Arizona will finish 5-7 in Rich Rodriguez’s first season. Reports during fall camp of a depleted defense is cause for concern not only for the media, but also for Wildcat fans.

>> Ryan Finley of the Arizona Daily Star provides an analysis of Saturday’s scrimmage at Fort Huachuca. Other than a dismal defensive performance, the UA can be appreciative of backup quarterback B.J. Denker maturing, freshman running back J.T. Washington emerging and a healthy battle for place-kicking duties brewing between John Bonano and Youngstown State transfer Jake Smith.

>> Anthony Gimino writes about the first-team combinations in Saturday’s scrimmage, more detail on Washington and Taimi Tutogi’s transition on occasion to defense end from his normal spot as a fullback.

>> Bruce Pascoe of The Arizona Daily Star reports on the commitment of Class of 2013 combo guard Elliott Pitts of De La Salle (Calif.) Concord High School.

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