Arizonamaven expanding on Maven

News, insight and engagement on Wildcat football and basketball

Longtime Tucson sports writers Anthony Gimino and Steve Rivera deliver one-stop-shopping for Arizona Wildcat news via The two writers produce daily content about the Arizona football team and will provide similar Wildcat basketball coverage later this year.

Gimino has covered Arizona athletics for more than 25 years, from football beat writer for the Arizona Daily Star to college sports editor and lead sports columnist for He is also the senior editor of Lindy’s College Football Annuals and freelances with the Sporting News, Washington Post, Arizona Republic and Seattle Times.

Rivera has covered Wildcat sports for 30 years for such outlets as the Tucson Citizen,, and various magazines. Rivera covered 18 Final Fours, three NBA Finals and two Olympic Games. He is also the author of five books about Arizona men’s basketball and will begin his own radio show in November.

Arizonamaven is a part of Maven’s sports network, an alliance with The Sports Xchange (TSX) — where Gimino already serves as college sports editor.