Sports

ASU a deeper team across the board

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NAU lacks experience at receiver position; quarterback to be determined at game time
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Friday, August 29, 2008

Quarterback

ASU’s Rudy Carpenter enters his senior season as the most experienced, and arguably the best, quarterback in the Pac-10 Conference.

NAU players to come home for big game

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Friday, August 29, 2008
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Senior Preston Saunders, who will look to add depth to a depleted core of wide receivers, talks to defensive backs coach Carl Franks during practice Saturday.(Photo courtesy of Bryan Kinkade / The Lumberjack)

To upset the No. 15 college football team in the nation on the road would be amazing.

To do it in front of friends and family in your old backyard would be phenomenal.

ASU not taking NAU lightly

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Friday, August 29, 2008
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Junior linebacker Mike Nixon tries to tackle senior running back Keegan Herring during the offense versus defense scrimmage Thursday evening at Sun Devil Stadium. (Kaitlin Ochenrider/The State Press)

The ASU football team does not have to be reminded of Appalachian State’s win over Michigan last season to gear up for its season opener against NAU Saturday.

ASU volleyball welcomes in Watson era

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Friday, August 29, 2008

The ASU women’s volleyball team opens its season Friday under new coach Jason Watson with the start of the ASU Sheraton Classic at Wells Fargo Arena.

Devil Dish

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Friday, August 29, 2008

I feel genuine sympathy for Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Wisenhunt. After all, the man has an incredibly difficult decision to make.

On one hand, you have Kurt Warner.