Thousands bid farewell to soccer legend Maradona in Argentina amid clashes

Maradona died on Wednesday of a heart attack in a house outside Buenos Aires where he recovered from a brain operation on Nov. 3.

School districts pause sports programs in southern Arizona amid rising COVID-19 cases

Wildcats men’s basketball season opener against NAU cancelled

Wildcats to hit road to face Bruins at Rose Bowl

Football game cancellations rampant among Arizona high schools as COVID-19 cases rise

Wildcats suffer ninth straight loss

California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

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Pima County cancels athletic events, tournaments through Dec. 31

High school winter sports season postponed by AIA

New Mexico State basketball relocates to Phoenix for 5 weeks because of COVID-19

Three Arizona Wildcats chosen in 2020 NBA Draft

Pac-12 releases women’s basketball conference schedule for 2020-21

From chasing to racing: Former ASU defensive end Mills finds thrills as NASCAR jackman

Arizona women’s basketball picked to finish second in Pac-12 behind Stanford

Arizona’s Aari McDonald, Cate Reese and Sam Thomas were named to the preseason all Pac-12 team.

Arizona Athletics sets record in graduate success rate

The University of Arizona Athletics Department has set a new record in its Graduate Success Rate (GSR) data for a second consecutive year

Tucson Sugar Skulls announce 2021 season schedule

The 16-game season kicks off in April.

  Salpointe Catholic High School launches esports team

Esports gives students a chance to be part of a team atmosphere in a virtual world.

  The University of Arizona’s ‘quiet’ season opener

Arizona Wildcats set to hit road to face Washington Huskies

ESPN: Suns, Thunder close to deal that would send Chris Paul to Phoenix

Arizona State-Colorado game canceled because of COVID-19 outbreak

Tucson Rodeo and Parade canceled because of COVID-19 concerns

USC Trojans win against the Arizona Wildcats

Wildcats open season Saturday with home game against No. 20 Trojans

The Wildcats were supposed to open the season last week at Utah, but the game was cancelled.

Pac-12 cancels Arizona State home opener against Cal because of COVID-19

ASU Coach Herm Edwards is among those who have tested positive.

UCLA tops Pac-12 men’s basketball preseason poll

The Arizona Wildcats were predicted to finish fifth in the conference.

  University of Arizona athletes are ‘Stronger Together’

The University of Arizona Athletic Department, alongside student-athletes, has a new program that focuses on one idea: they’re stronger together.

New Mexico college athletes issue plea to practice, play

Say positivity rates in the community are not indicative of the caseloads being seen among athletes and that shows they’ve been adhering to safe protocols.

Arizona ranked No. 7 in preseason AP poll

Last season, Arizona finished the season ranked No. 12 in the AP poll, the highest the Cats have been ranked since 1998.

Former D-Backs Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa arrested for DUI in Phoenix

Incident occurred in February, but the case was filed one day before White Sox announced his hiring in October.

Aari McDonald named to Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Watch List

McDonald enters her senior season 752 points away from breaking Adia Barnes' career scoring record and is currently sixth all-time with 1,486 points

Arizona Wildcats host USC Trojans in home opener on Saturday

The game will be the Wildcats' latest known start to a season.

Pac-12: COVID-19 outbreak forces cancellation of Arizona-Utah football game

The game was to be the season opener for both teams.

Contracts, obligations to international teams contributed to USL Championship title game cancellation

A COVID-19 outbreak among the Tampa Bay Rowdies was just one factor.

Arizona Bowl to be played on New Year’s Eve without fans in attendance

Game features teams from the Mountain West and Mid-American conferences.

Coyotes at center of ‘cancel culture’ debate after cutting ties with draft pick Mitchell Miller

Defenseman was selected No. 111 in the 2020 NHL Draft after Arizona traded its first- and third-round draft picks and lost its second-rounder due to violating draft scouting rules.

Health department gives OK for 4,200 fans at next two Cardinals home games

Increase of 3,000 from last week's win over Seahawks.

Pac-12 releases revised basketball schedule; Arizona Wildcats begin conference play Dec. 2

Schedule adjusted to allow for flexibility in non-conference scheduling.

AHL pushes 2020-21 season start to February

The Roadrunners have not yet posted a schedule.

Rising to the top: Dramatic victory has Phoenix one win from USL title

Will face Tampa Bay Rowdies Sunday in St. Petersburg, Florida, in hopes of winning first-ever championship.

REPORT: Miller, UA face multiple Level I NCAA violations

Sean Miller and The University of Arizona have been accused of multiple Level I NCAA violations according to an article from The Athletic.

NJCAA relieves student-athlete eligibility for 2020-21 sports seasons

All NJCAA sports seasons for the 2020-21 academic year i.e. fall, winter and spring- will not count towards student-athlete elegibility. They will be considered "non-counters"

  Arizona confirms receipt of official NCAA allegations in college basketball bribery scandal

This could mean the beginning of the end of this case - but could also mean a harsh reality lies in the future for the program and Head Coach Sean Miller.

Dodgers host postseason drive-ins for fans during World Series games against Rays

The biggest difference? There’s honking. Lots of honking.

Phoenix Rising FC reinstates coach Rick Schantz

Has been absent from three matches – the final regular season game and two playoffs.

Report: NCAA to notify Arizona of formal allegations against basketball program

NCAA has investigated 12 schools after a federal corruption probe in 2017.

NAU linebacker has spotlight in Biden ad during Monday Night Football

For Tristen Vance, addressing voters and sports fans directly is an opportunity to encourage others to be as productive as the pandemic will allow them be.

Country club for racing enthusiasts, Inde Motorsports Ranch ups its game

Facility delivers an intimate and exclusive feel to the premier motorsports .

Legal sports betting in Arizona still on the back burner

Arizona is one of 28 states that have not passed legislation to legalize gambling on sports in-person or online.

Tucson’s Alex Bowman honored to take over famed No. 48 from Jimmie Johnson

Johnson calls Bowman perfect candidate to take over his duties in piloting his legendary ride.

Joe Morgan, Hall of Famer and driving force of Big Red Machine, dies at 77

Joe Morgan, the two-time MVP second baseman on the “Big Red Machine” teams in Cincinnati in the ’70s, has died at the age of 77, according to multiple reports.

  Goodell: Forfeits possible for NFL virus protocol violations

The NFL was forced to adjust its Week 4 schedule when Tennessee had the league’s first coronavirus outbreak and New England and Kansas City each had a player test positive.

Arizona head football coach Kevin Sumlin tests positive for COVID-19

University of Arizona head football coach Kevin Sumlin tested positive for COVID-19.

FSU coaching legend Bobby Bowden tests positive for coronavirus

Bowden says he tested positive for COVID-19 while at the hospital last week.

Game on! Pac-12 announces 2020 football schedule

Three of the Pac-12 games will be hosted in Tucson at the Arizona Stadium. The University of Arizona will face off against Arizona State on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.

Tucson Roadrunners hold drive-thru event at TCC for Community Day

Fans will be able to participate in activities from their vehicles.

Titans back to waiting after NFL postpones game vs. Steelers over coronavirus outbreak

The NFL postponed Sunday’s game in Nashville after one additional Titans player and one personnel member tested positive for COVID-19.

Virus outbreak pushes Steelers-Titans to Monday or Tuesday

The Pittsburgh-Tennessee game originally scheduled for Sunday will be played either Monday or Tuesday after a new positive coronavirus test result Wednesday among the Titans, the NFL announced Wednesday.

  Titans have NFL’s 1st COVID-19 outbreak; next game still on

The Tennessee Titans have shut down their facility until Saturday after eight positive virus tests, putting Sunday’s game vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in jeopardy.

Former Arizona Fall League players reflect on cancellation of season

News of MLB’s decision to cancel the 2020 AFL season left some players reminiscing on how the experience shaped their bond with the game.

Pac-12 to kick off 7-game football season in early November

The Pac-12 has decided to play football in the fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about COVID-19.

Pac-12 announces kick-off date for fall sports

Football sports kick-off the fall season beginning Nov. 6, but fans will not be allowed to attend any sports competition taking place on Pac-12 campuses.

Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlor sex.

AP Source: Chargers’ team doctor punctured Tyrod Taylor’s lung

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday’s game because a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung, according to a person familiar with the case.

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

The Pro Football Hall of Fame said Wednesday that Chicago Bears running back Gale Sayers, whose friendship with a teammate with cancer was recounted in “Brian’s Song,” has died at the age of 77.

Hamlin, Michael Jordan partner on NASCAR team for Wallace

Jordan and Hamlin purchased a charter for their team from Germain Racing that guarantees Wallace a spot in the 40-car field every week.

Pac-12 leaders to meet next week to make decision on resuming sports

Pac-12 leaders will meet Thursday, Sept. 24, to decide the future of sports.

Empire High School gets assist from NBA great in PSA video

Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal appears in opening scene of video explaining expectations for return to campus.

Big Ten changes course, will play fall football after all

Less than five weeks after pushing football and other fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the conference changed course Wednesday.

World Series at Arlington, first time at one site since 1944

The World Series will be played entirely at the Texas Rangers' new ballpark in Arlington, Texas, as part of a bubble agreement between Major League Baseball and the players' association, the first time the sport’s championship will be played entirely at one site since 1944.

School leader: Big Ten football on hold until questions answered

The University of Wisconsin chancellor says Big Ten football will remain on hold until there are answers to questions about COVID-19 testing and tracing, along with possible long-term heart issues related to the coronavirus.

Kansas City Chiefs fans boo teams during display of unity against racism, social injustice

The Chiefs chose to stay on the field for the national anthem while the Texans decided to remain in the locker room.

  Return of football renews fears over more virus spread

The topic has led to passionate debates at the state and local level, including whether to allow high school seasons to proceed and how many fans to allow in professional and college stadiums.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

Phoenix Rising FC to allow nearly 1,000 fans attend match in Scottsdale

Club has not played a home game in front of fans since March 7 season-opening win.

Roadrunners unveil 20-21 season membership plans

New for the 2020-21 season, memberships will function as a spending account that allows members the ability to attend only the games that they choose.

Colin Kaepernick added to Madden NFL 21 video game as ‘starting-caliber’ quarterback

EA Sports has announced quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be a free agent player in Madden NFL 21.

Gene Budig, academic who ran American League, dies at 81

Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Dustin Johnson cashes in and finally wins the FedEx Cup

Dustin Johnson finally has his name on the FedEx Cup trophy and a whopping $15 million that comes with it.

Voting groups support Coyotes, Gila River Arena decision for additional voting center

Voters can expect physic.al distancing and safety protocols in alignment with CDC guidelines