PHOENIX – While the Arizona Cardinals were led by second-year quarterback Kyler Murray and newcomer DeAndre Hopkins Sunday afternoon in Santa Clara, another performance stood out amid the absentee crowd.
PHOENIX – Some of the country’s biggest sporting events have taken place in the Valley of the Sun. The Super Bowl, College Football Playoff’s National Championship and the NCAA Men’s Final Four have all called Arizona home at least once since 2015, with some of them due to return in the next…
The Arizona Interscholastic Association is allowing the upcoming high school fall sports season to proceed after recent state metrics show COVID-19 cases on a downward trend.
It’s probably fair to say that Linda Ronstadt is the most-impressive Tucsonan ever born here. And, with his passing late Thursday evening, it’s undeniable that Lute Olson is the most-impressive Tucsonan to have lived and died here. Olson had been in failing health after suffering multiple st…
High-school football is an American institution, one that approaches near-religious status in some parts of the country while in others is looked upon as becoming something of an anachronism. But everywhere the games and their surrounding pageantry and sense of community have endured for mor…
PHOENIX – When the Milwaukee Bucks declined to take the floor for Game 5 of their series with the Orlando Magic Wednesday in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, their seismic decision reverberated throughout professional sports. One by one, the NBA’s three Wednesday playoff games …
Schools across the Grand Canyon State can restart their athletics programs in mid-August, according to the Arizona Interscholastic Association.
The Pac-12 Conference unanimously voted to postpone all sports competitions through the rest of the year, with an eye toward pushing fall sports like football to the spring. The announcement, which was unveiled during a Zoom call by Commissioner Larry Scott, came hours after the Big Ten Conf…
The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s executive board approved the fall 2020 interscholastic athletics calendar during a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
PHOENIX – When Rickie Fowler knocked his tee shot just 9 feet short of the pin in the third round of the 2020 Waste Management Phoenix Open, the rowdy fans at 16 roared their approval. So did viewers at home, who had a better understanding of the shot’s trajectory than even those in the stands.
PHOENIX – The WNBA and NBA have allowed players to choose a variety of social justice messages they would like on the back of their jerseys once regular season basketball resumes.
Professional spring sports are back after COVID-19 delayed or canceled numerous leagues' seasons.
PHOENIX – Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Tuesday that fans will not be allowed to attend college sporting events in the state of New York during the fall shed light on an interesting discrepancy between New York and Arizona.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks caught their first glimpse of pandemic baseball.
PHOENIX – Washington’s NFL team on Monday officially dropped its name, a derogatory term for Native Americans that the team has held since 1933.
PHOENIX – Following the lead of the Big Ten and others, the Pac-12 Conference announced its football teams will play only conference games in 2020.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their 60-man roster for their upcoming summer training camp Monday, but the biggest news was which player on that list would not be joining the team.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced all school-related athletics and activities will be delayed until Aug. 17, in response to Governor Doug Ducey’s executive order Monday pushing back the start date of all state schools.
PHOENIX – Arizona elections officials disputed President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on mail-in voting, which he leveled Tuesday at a Students for Trump rally in north central Phoenix.
PHOENIX – When Major League Baseball canceled the remainder of spring training games on March 12 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, it was with the initial hope of holding Opening Day for the 2020 season on April 9.
PHOENIX – Eliminating high fives, coaching in groups of 10 people or less and administering regular temperature checks are among the recommendations the Arizona Interscholastic Association is endorsing for high school athletes as they begin practice for the fall sports season.
If you're craving sports right now, you might be surprised to learn that some are still going - in a more virtual format.
PHOENIX – The cancellation of the 2020 Native American Basketball Invitational means more to that community than simply taking a summer off from playing ball. Its loss could have a major impact on the lives of many young native people.
As more and more confirmed cases of COVID-19 are announced in Pima County, and the Governor and Superintendent of Public Instruction call for the closure of all public schools, high school sports have been put on hold.
Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred announced today that the league has decided to suspend Spring Training games, and delay the start of the regular season by at least two weeks “due to the national emergency created by the coronavirus pandemic.”
A Marana High School sophomore took the first swing at this year’s PGA Tour of Champions Cologuard Classic last Friday, Feb. 28 at Omni Tucson National Golf Course.
Tucson ultra runner Charlie Ware won his third golden ticket to the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run after taking second place at the Black Canyon 100K Ultra in the Bradshaw Mountains of Mayer, Arizona on Feb. 15. This is the 34-year-old’s fourth time racing in the prestigious internati…
Bikes and all of the equipment that goes along with them can be expensive and tough to find, and even if you find what you want, do you know how well it will work out? What if you are someone who has an abundance of equipment and hardware and are looking to move some to get the next item on …
Two wrestlers from the Mountain View High School wrestling team won first place at this year’s Division II state championship, held in Prescott Valley Feb. 15. The team finished in second place behind defending state champs Sunnyside High School.
Despite a strong performance against Monument Valley last Wednesday night, the Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s basketball playoff dreams came to an end in Queen Creek, Arizona Saturday evening when they took on the American Leadership Academy Patriots.
The Pusch Ridge boys varsity basketball team pounced on the Monument Valley Mustangs by 11 points during Wednesday night’s 3A Division State Basketball playoff opener. Pusch Ridge is ranked No.2 in the 3A South and Mountain Valley is No. 3 in the 3A North.
For the 17th year in a row, golfers from throughout the north side laced up their shoes, cleaned their clubs and set out on the green in support of local teens.
The 2020 Cologuard Classic is returning to Northwest Tucson as a part of the PGA TOUR Champions at the Tucson Omni National Resort from February 23 through March 1. The tournament is hosted by the Tucson Conquistadores.
After four years of high school studies and dedicating themselves to football, Marana High School seniors Benjamin “Benny” Caudell and Ephraim Amissah signed National Letters of Intent to play in college during a small ceremony at the school Wednesday morning.
What does it take to be recognized as the most outstanding wrestler in a state tournament with 45 other high school teams competing?
It was pandemonium in the 5A Sonoran Conference last Thursday night as the Flowing Wells boys basketball team took on the Mountain View Lions on the road. The 7-5 Caballeros tamed the Lions by a score of 56-54 in the final eight seconds of the game.
The Catalina Foothills boys varsity basketball team moved up to the top spot in the 4A Kino Division after beating rival Salpointe, 70-67, at Tuesday night’s packed game in the foothills.
It’s going to be a big week for high school basketball in the 4A Kino Conference as the top ranked Catalina Foothills Falcons boys varsity squad take their long-time rivals, No. 2 Salpointe Catholic, this Tuesday at Salpointe Catholic High School. The Falcons are ranked No. 2 and the Lancers…
It was a nail-biter of a game last night at Ironwood Ridge High School as the Nighthawks girls basketball team traded shots with the Sunnyside Blue Devils as the clock ticked down the final seconds of the fourth quarter.
Catalina Foothills Falcons boys basketball lost the top spot on the 4A boys basketball rankings after Phoenix’s Arcadia Titans won against the Marcos de Niza Padres at Arcadia High School Tuesday night.
The Catalina Foothills Falcons boys varsity basketball team soared over the Canyon del Oro Dorados by 21 points during last Thursday night’s game in the foothills.