WNBA stars praise college players for exposing NCAA inequality

‘Still expected to look like Barbie dolls’: Gender equality in sports media an ongoing battle

Casino del Sol Golf Classic begins April 15

  BEAR DOWN: Former head coach Sean Miller expresses love for Wildcat fans, former players and Tucson

To mandate or not mandate? Greater access to COVID-19 vaccine raises ethical questions in sports world

  UPDATE: Miller out as Arizona Wildcats head coach, Murphy named interim

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  What they’re saying about Sean Miller’s departure from University of Arizona

Arizona Christian football navigates split season, COVID-19 outbreak to land spot in NAIA playoffs

Aari Mcdonald announces she will enter the WNBA Draft

Scottsdale’s Carlee Turner, Boston Pride overcome adversity to win National Women’s Hockey League title

  BEAR DOWN: Fans can show support for Wildcats at Monday event

  Wildcat fans proud of their team, win or lose

In the NCAA Women’s Tournament, those who spend big win big (only Arizona defies odds)

Wildcats’ expenses were the second lowest out of all of the teams in the Sweet 16.

  Former Arizona Wildcats coach says Adia Barnes has endless potential

"It’s not for four years, but it’s for a lifetime,” said Bonvicini. “It’s all about relationships and that’s what Adia is. She’s the kind of coach that student-athletes and their parents should be proud to send them to Arizona.”

  Stanford holds off Arizona in NCAA championship game

Arizona was in the championship game for the first time in school history while Stanford, a two-time champ, was making its fifth appearance.

  Wildcat faithful show support following loss to Cardinal in national title game

Fans flocked to Twitter to show their support for the Women’s Basketball team in the NCAA tournament.

  Wildcat fever heats up after UA beats UConn in Final Four

  Sam Thomas’ road to the biggest stage

  NCAA Tournament is family affair for Thomas family

UArizona fans flock to A Texas for big game

  Wildcats shock UConn to advance to NCAA championship game

  BEAR DOWN: What they’re saying about the Wildcats’ historic victory

All-Star Game yanked from Georgia in response to voting law

The MLB is moving their All-Star Game from Atlanta in response to voting restrictions.

  Diamondbacks announce new safety protocols before Opening Day

Capacity has been updated to 20,000 fans, which is a bit under 50% of the stadium. Originally only 25% was approved for attendance.

UArizona, UConn face off Friday in Final Four

If UArizona wins, for the first time in school history they will have beat UConn and will play in the National Championship.

El Lazo de Tucson to debut on Friday

Mariachi Los Diablitos de Sunnyside High School will perform on April 23 and May 14.

  University of Arizona starts varsity esports program, first of Arizona state schools

The university is stepping into other sports arenas, too. This time, the digital sports arena.

Wildcats beat Hoosiers, advance to Final Four for first time in school history

With history already made, the Arizona Wildcats wanted to keep the dance party going a little longer.

Diamondbacks expanding capacity at Chase Stadium

The Home Opener against Cincinnati is currently all booked, but officials say additional seats will be released at 9 a.m. Friday for the game on April 9.

NFL owners approve 17-game regular season, 3 preseason games

The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games.

Tucson Roadrunners arena will allow additional fans at games starting Friday

Fans will still be required to wear face coverings at all times in the arena unless actively eating or drinking, have their temperature taken upon entering the arena, and be required to fill out an online pre-health screening form prior to arriving at the arena.

Contactless, cashless and chicken bacon: Diamondbacks introduce new protocols, food items at Chase Field

Organization sticking to original plans, despite Gov. Doug Ducey's executive order lifting COVID-19 restrictions and safety measures on businesses and restaurants.

From cerebral palsy diagnosis to soccer scholarship: Gavin Kohner headed to Clemson

Brain disorder affects about one in every 345 children in the United States and is the most common motor disability among children.

Arizona Wildcats will face Indiana tonight in Elite Eight

The last time Arizona played in the NCAA tournament, they reached the second round as a No. 9 seed.

Special Olympics athletes build connections, form community through esports

Unified teams are made up of students with and without intellectual disabilities who come together to create a community of acceptance.

A player remembered, a community crushed: Friends mourn loss of GCU’s Oscar Frayer

Men’s basketball player who died in a car crash remembered for his energy, smile and generosity.

Arizona defeats Texas A&M, advances to Elite Eight

McDonald leads all scorers with 31 points.

Baseball in a border town: Nogales finds its favorite pastime a ‘release’ from pandemic

Rich tradition involves many families and the community loves to follow its local teams.

Police credit NFL player, other bystander with stopping sexual assault in Arizona park

A 71-year-old woman was grabbed from behind during her daily walk in the park, police said.

Sweet 16 and never been missed: Arizona women break out of anonymity, advance in NCAA Tournament

Wildcats will face No. 2 seed Texas A&M Saturday for the chance to play in the Mercado Regional Final.

McDonald, Wildcats roar past BYU into Sweet 16

The Wildcats are in the NCAA tournament for the first time in 16 years.

Arizona GymCats to compete at NCAA Regionals

“Our student-athletes have remained very dedicated this season and we have hit a great competitive stride over the last few weeks,” head coach John Court said. “We are excited to be playing at the Salt Lake City Regional and are looking forward to our preparations as a coaching staff and team.”

D-backs pitcher Gallen has sore forearm, might miss opener

The 25-year-old Gallen said he first felt the injury when he was jammed during batting practice about 10 days ago. He said he can feel it when he throws his curveball.

Arizona Wildcats top Stony Brook, advance in NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

With the win, Arizona advances to play 11-seed BYU.

  Tucson is a pickleball paradise

The city opened 12 new public pickleball courts at Udall Park.

Arizona’s Aari McDonald named finalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year

McDonald led the Pac-12 in steals per game averaging 2.7 per game for the third season in a row. In each of her last seven games, McDonald has had at least three steals and had a season-high six at Arizona State in the last game of the regular season.

Bull session: Young Colten Fritzlan highlights PBR rodeo event in Glendale

Colorado native is the youngest rider on the elite-level Unleash the Beast tour for Professional Bull Riding in 2021.

Despite NCAA Tournament loss, GCU finds itself in national spotlight

The Havocs brought the noise and energy that the Lopes have become accustomed to experiencing.

In-person trail racing in high demand as COVID-19 restriction fatigue sets in

Runners often like to be surrounded by their community, instead of running alone.

Arizona women’s basketball head coach Adia Barnes agrees to contract extension through 2025-2026 season

Was a standout on the Wildcats from 1994 to 1998, winning USBWA First Team All-American honors and Pac-10 Player of the Year in her senior season.

  University of Arizona football hosts Pro Day

This year’s NFL draft will be held in Cleveland, OH. It starts April 29 and runs through May 1.

Wildcats secure No. 3 seed for women’s NCAA tournament

Arizona will face Stonybrook in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament on March 22

“We will forever be grateful,” Saints owner Gayle Benson, Coach Payton react to Brees’ announcement

"We found a player with a burning desire to win," Head Coach Sean Payton said

  Gooter Foundation’s AED donations to sports leagues even more important in the wake of COVID-19

Recent studies show that myocarditis or scarring of the heart tissue, affects 60% of COVID survivors. It’s why placement of AEDs at all athletic competition venues are now more critically needed than ever.

After historic regular season, GCU turns attention to WAC Tournament

The Lopes enter the WAC Tournament at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas as the top seed.

Diamondbacks reaffirm plan to start season at 25% capacity, while Rangers opt for 100%

Chase Field at full capacity holds just over 48,000 fans.

MLB’s Rangers in line to be first team back to full capacity

The Texas Rangers could be the first team to return to full capacity.

Five takeaways from Suns team that produced NBA’s second best record

Team has not made the postseason in a decade, but team not surprised by recent success.

Named a head coach at 20? Pima CC’s Smith reaching goals ‘earlier in life than expected’

Marcus Smith didn’t pick up a golf club until his junior year but still was recruited to play collegiate golf.

UArizona’s Jordan Brown named “Sixth Man of the Year” by PAC-12

According to a news release, Brown is a red-shirt sophomore who came off the bench in 14 of the Wildcats’ 20 Conference contests. He put up 8.8 points on 51.5 percent shooting and 4.7 rebounds in just 18.8 minutes per league game.

Is it ethical for teams to allow fans back into sporting events?

Health experts debate whether common safety standards employed by various teams are enough.

  Lawyer tells Arizona Wildcats basketball fans not to worry

The university self-imposed a one-year postseason ban that means no March Madness.

University of Arizona releases Notice of Allegations for men’s basketball program

The NCAA noted nine counts of breach of conduct by the University of Arizona. Of these, five were Level 1, three were Level 2 and one was Level 3.

Pima County to reopen outdoor sports facilities Saturday, March 6

Pima County will reopen its outdoor sports facilities, like the Kino Sports Complex, Saturday, March 6.

Vanessa Bryant still perseveres after Kobe, Gigi’s death

The 38-year-old widow of the Los Angeles Lakers legend expressed how she’s been trying to navigate heartache while trying to rebuild a life for herself and three daughters.

AIA removes in-game mask mandate for high school athletes, coaches

New protocol affects winter playoffs and the spring sports season.

Pac-12 announces Arizona Football 2021 schedule

Kickoff times and television designations will be announced by the conference at a later time.

‘Superspreader events’: Experts worry hockey arenas a toxic formula for COVID-19

As one of three teams that started the season hosting fans, the Coyotes have served as a litmus test for the league as it monitors fan safety in an enclosed, cool-temperature environment.

With spring sports season underway, Arizona high schools await decision on COVID-19 protocol

Arizona Interscholastic Association schedules special meeting of executive board to discuss pandemic protocol modifications.

Aari McDonald named Pac-12 Player of the Year

McDonald is Arizona’s second Conference Player of the Year (Adia Barnes, 1998) and is the first player in school history to win Defensive Player of the Year twice.

J.J. Watt signs 2-year-deal with the Arizona Cardinals

Watt announced he was leaving the Houston Texans on Feb. 12 after playing with the team for 10 years. He will now be reunited with former Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins who signed with the Cardinals in March 2020.

Nearly one year removed from abrupt end to 2020 basketball tournament, Pac-12 readies for ‘21 version

The men’s schedule is set to tip off on March 10 with the championship game planned for March 13.

Kevin Sutherland takes top prize at Cologuard Classic

The win is Sutherland’s fifth on PGA TOUR Champions and second in his last three starts.

  First day of Cologuard Classic golf tournament wraps up at OMNI Tucson National

Trackman calculates how far the golf ball is carried through the air, and what the total distance would have been without the air factor.

Cologuard Classic begins first round of 2021 golf tournament Friday

Will be broadcast on the Golf Channel at multiple times during the weekend.

Expensive youth sports clubs have deepened the economic divide

Children aged 6-18 from low-income families are six times more likely to quit sports at the recreational, club and high school levels for financial reasons than children from higher-income families.

Surprise college baseball tournament provides sneak preview of spring training protocols

Ballpark that has a capacity of 10,500 was topped off at 2,200 for each game.

Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road

Woods was driving to a television shoot when his SUV crashed into a median, rolled over and ended up on its side near a steep road known for wrecks, authorities said.

Want to buy spring training tickets? Four Cactus League teams already sold out

The Arizona Diamondbacks sold out their games within 24 hours of tickets going on sale.

Leighton Accardo’s spirit guides Lyndsey Fry through 96-mile rollerblading fundraiser

Journey of more than 14 hours began at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, spanned all eight hockey rinks located around the Phoenix area and ended at Gila River Arena in Glendale.