Colorado Avalanche beat Columbus 3-2

When in doubt, send the puck in front.

Arizona Wildcats triumph over San Diego State 70-64

Johnson scored 15 of Arizona's final 16 points and the Wildcats advanced to the West Region Final following a 70-64 triumph over San Diego State on Thursday night.
Arizona stifles Gonzaga

Arizona stifles Gonzaga

Arizona's stifling defense swarmed Gonzaga, quickly turning each of its miscues into easy baskets the other way.

Arizona slams Weber State

Aaron Gordon had 16 points, eight rebounds and four blocks as Arizona beat Weber State, 68-59, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

NCAA: UCLA 75, Arizona 71

UCLA had missed 12-of-13 shots against Arizona's stifling defense before Jordan Adams rose up and hit the biggest one of the Pac-12 Tournament.

NCAA: Arizona 63, Colorado 43

Colorado's Xavier Johnson drove along the left baseline and leapt into the air before cocking the ball back for a potential thunderous slam.

No. 4 Arizona steamrolls Utah in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Nick Johnson collected 14 points as No. 4 Arizona advanced with a 71-39 takedown of Utah in Pac-12 quarterfinal action.

COL BKB: Arizona 87, California 59

TUCSON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson scored 22 points Wednesday and third-ranked Arizona downed visiting California 87-59 for the Wildcats' 20th straight home victory.

COL BKB: Arizona 88, Colorado 61

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Aaron Gordon scored 23 points and Nick Johnson scored 20 Saturday in fourth-ranked Arizona's 88-61 drubbing of Colorado.

COL BKB: Arizona 67, Utah 63 (OT)

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats rebounded from back-to-back losses Wednesday with a 67-63 overtime win over Utah.

COL BKB: Arizona State 69, Arizona 66 (2OT)

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Jordan Bachynski blocked a potential go-ahead shot with 6 seconds left in the second overtime Friday, preserving Arizona State's 69-66 upset of No. 3 Arizona.

COL BKB: Arizona 67, Oregon 65

TUCSON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- T.J. McConnell put Arizona in front for good with 1:36 to play Thursday and the second-ranked Wildcats fought off Oregon 67-65.

COL BKB: California 60, Arizona 58

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Justin Cobbs drained a basket with 0.9 seconds left Saturday, lifting California to a 60-58 victory over No. 1 and previously unbeaten Arizona.

COL BKB: Arizona 60, Stanford 57

STANFORD, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson's two free throws finished off an Arizona comeback Wednesday and the top-ranked Wildcats survived a huge scare to edge Stanford 60-57.

COL BKB: Arizona 65, Utah 56

TUCSON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Nick Johnson poured in 22 points Sunday, igniting top-ranked and unbeaten Arizona to a 65-56 victory over upset-minded Utah.
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Nick Johnson
New York Yankees Robinson Cano runs past first base after grounding into a game ending double play completed by Washington Nationals Nick Johnson in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium in New York City on June 17, 2009. The Nationals defeated the Yankees 3-2. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Nicholas Robert Johnson (born September 19, 1978, in Sacramento, California) is an American Major League Baseball first baseman and designated hitter.

He previously played for the New York Yankees (2001–2003; 2010), Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals (2004–2009), and the Florida Marlins (2009). Johnson is known for his patience and discipline at the plate, which have led to a high career on base percentage of .401 through the 2010 season. Lifetime, with the bases loaded he has a .385 batting average, a .468 on base percentage, and 39 runs batted in in 39 at bats through the 2009 season. Johnson was the last remaining player on the Nationals roster to relocate with the team from Montreal, before being traded to the Marlins by the 2009 non-waiver trade deadline.

He is the nephew of Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Larry Bowa. Johnson and his wife, Liz, had their first child, Brianna, on January 31, 2006.

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