Phil Mickelson does it again. Lefty used a miraculous final round to win his fifth major championship, as Mickelson shot an astounding final round 66 to win the 2013 Open Championship. The Arizona State alum is now a U.S. Open title away from completing golf's grand slam, a feat which would put him among golf's all-time greats.
A new edition of the Speak of the Devil podcast is available, as guests Kyle Caldwell and Juan Roque discuss the local recruiting. With Arizona's improved talent pool, this concept continues to grow in importance.
The Arizona State men's basketball team found out this week that they will play Creighton on Thanksgiving day in the opening round of the Wooden Legacy Classic. The Blue Jays beat the Sun Devils in Las Vegas last season. Now, onto the week in review.
Five Stories to Read from Last Week
Phil Mickelson Wins British Open: Lefty captured his 5th major championship on Sunday with a 5-under final round. Mickelson, an ASU alum, is a U.S. Open title away from capturing golf's grand slam.
Pac-12 Defensive Back Power Rankings: Our defensive power rankings continue as we get to the secondary unit. See which team cracks our top spot and where ASU ranks among the defensive backs in the Pac-12.
USA Baseball Summer Update: The Sun Devils sent one player and one coach to the USA Collegiate National Team. Head coach Tim Esmay and closer Ryan Burr are representing the Sun Devils with Team USA and Nick Marek gives us an update on how they are performing.
ASU's Six Most Important Games of 2013: We are breaking down Arizona State's six most important games of 2013. Up first in our series is the UCLA Bruins, who beat the Sun Devils 45-43 last season.
New Speak of the Devil Podcast: Brad Denny is back with another fabulous episode of the Speak of the Devil Podcast. This week the SOTD podcast features Kyle Caldwell and Juan Roque discussing local recruiting and establishing a larger fan base in the valley.
News and Notes
- The Arizona State baseball team solidified their 2014 recruiting class. The seven-man class is comprised of six high school players and one junior college transfer. Five of the players from from Arizona, one is from California and one is from Texas. Here is the full list of players.
- Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton earned another national honor this week as the senior was named to the Walker Camp Watch List. The award is given to the Player of the Year in college football. Sutton posted 23.5 tackles for loss and 13 sacks last season on his way to winning Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year.
Tweets of the Week
If u Dnt wanna text me back I'm fine with it. U will text me when u feel Iike it. Lol I'm not finna ruin my day over a text— Jahii Carson (@Jahii_carson1) July 21, 2013
I'm getting more excited to see Manny in Maroon and Gold
Could not agree more
That is how you protect our soil!!!! #TUSA39 USA 3 Cuba 0 . Our team>>>— Ryan Burr ™ (@RyanBurr303) July 21, 2013
You are twice the man I will ever be Jaxon
I went to a salad bar instead of In N Out , self discipline at it's finest !!— Jaxon Prince Hood (@MrJhood7ASU) July 17, 2013
How u gone be thirsty for a female who's every bodies female— Jahii Carson (@Jahii_carson1) July 15, 2013
Don't forget about Sun Devil basketball fans
Wheels down in Phoenix! End of Period one! Lots to be excited about If you are apart of #SunDevilNation— Stan Johnson (@ASUCoachJohnson) July 15, 2013
More love for Will Sutton
Man im pumped for the football season!— Chris(CY)Young (@NWProdigy253) July 20, 2013
That's like saying ASU or U of A is a tough decision
Can't make out the guy in the middle
Hoping for a big 2014 from Lilek
Brett Lilek sitting 92-93 with ease from the left side. 80-81 SL. Big time 2015 lefty @ASU_Baseball— Frankie Piliere (@FPilierePG) July 21, 2013
Videos of the Week
In honor Terrell Suggs
Some Marion Grice highlights