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.

AHL pushes 2020-21 season start to February

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

REPORT: Miller, UA face multiple Level I NCAA violations

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

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

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

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Phoenix Rising FC reinstates coach Rick Schantz

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

NAU linebacker has spotlight in Biden ad during Monday Night Football

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

Legal sports betting in Arizona still on the back burner

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

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

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

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

Virus outbreak pushes Steelers-Titans to Monday or Tuesday

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

Former Arizona Fall League players reflect on cancellation of season

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 distancing and safety protocols in alignment with CDC guidelines

Hall of Fame outfielder, speedster Lou Brock dies at age 81

Hall of Famer Lou Brock, the dynamic leadoff hitter and base stealer who helped the St. Louis Cardinals win three pennants and two World Series titles in the 1960s, has died.

Arizona Athletics confirms 13 COVID-19 cases among student-athletes, staff

The University of Arizona Athletics Department confirmed 13 positive COVID-19 test results.

Pac-12 announces expedited diagnostic initiative to shorten delay on sports competitions

The Pac-12 Conference partners up with a diagnostics manufacturing company with the goal of expediting COVID-19 testing among student-athletes to shorten the delay of sports competitions in 2020.

New stadium club opening in Lowell-Stevens Football Facility Oct. 1

It will serve as a space for The University of Arizona and southern Arizona communities to connect and cheer on the Wildcats.

AIA announces when high school sports can resume in Arizona

The Arizona Interscholastic Association gave the final approval to when fall sports can begin amid the coronavirus pandemic.

NCAA clears way for Georgetown transfer to play immediately for Arizona

Junior guard James Akinjo will have two years of eligibility remaining.

  UArizona Foundation remembers Lute Olson’s community impact

Tucson reacts to the passing of legendary coach, Lute Olson

People pay tribute to Coach Lute Olson by turning statue into memorial

The mourning for the coach has stretched across generations—young and old leaving their tribute.

  READ: World reacts to death of Arizona Wildcat icon Lute Olson

Legendary UArizona Basketball Head Coach passed away on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at the age of 85.

  Legendary college basketball coach Lute Olson passes away at 85

During 25 years as Arizona’s head coach, Olson turned the Wildcat program from basement dweller to one of the most recognizable brands in college basketball.

AP Top 25: Clemson No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Alabama

Ohio State (1,504 points) was a close No. 2 behind Trevor Lawrence and Clemson (1,520), which starts atop the rankings for the second straight season. The Tigers beat the Buckeyes in a thrilling College Football Playoff semifinal last season.

Washington hires Wright as NFL’s 1st Black team president

The Washington Football Team on Monday hired Jason Wright as team president, making him the first Black person to hold that position in NFL history.

  Arizona Bowl cancellation would affect Tucson economy

Game pumps more than $25 million into economy.

  University of Arizona resuming in-person classes, delaying sports

President Robbins said there's not enough data to know the health outcomes for a student athlete.

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx believes there is a “way forward” when it comes to college football this fall.

UA head coach releases statement following Pac-12 fall sports postponement

Sean Miller releases a statement following Pac-12 postponements.

No patrons at the Masters this year, Augusta National Golf Club says

Even as sporting events around the country continue to start back up, putting the health and safety of Masters patrons at risk was too big a hill to climb, according to Ridley.

Big 12 officially announces it is moving forward with fall football

Going against what the Big Ten and Pac-12 decided on Tuesday, August 11, presidents in the Big 12 will continue to try to have a fall college football season. The conference officially announced its plans Wednesday morning.

  Businesses on University Blvd react to Pac-12 decision

After the Pac 12 announced the cancellation of all fall sports Tuesday, businesses near the University of Arizona are preparing for a slow year.

All Arizona Wildcat sports postponed through end of the year

Pac-12 hopes to return in the 2021.

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

The move comes six day after the conference that includes historic programs such as Ohio State, Michigan, Nebraska and Penn State had released a revised conference-only schedule that it hoped would help it navigate a fall season with potential COVID-19 disruptions.

Sources: Big Ten votes to cancel football season; conference spokesman says otherwise

The Sunday vote by school presidents was 12-2 to call off fall sports because of the pandemic.

UConn becomes 1st FBS team to cancel football season because of coronavirus

UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools had taken the Huskies off their schedules and the governor was reluctant to allow UConn to travel to states with high infection rates.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson becomes part owner of XFL

The investors reportedly purchased it out of bankruptcy for $15 million. The eight-team XFL shut down in April after playing five weeks of games, at least in part due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Eagles coach Doug Pederson tests positive for COVID-19

Per NFL protocols, Pederson can return to the team facility after waiting 10 days since his first positive test if he remains asymptomatic or at least five days if he has consecutive negative tests at least 24 hours apart during that five-day span.

University of Arizona announces 2020 football schedule

The season opens against Arizona State University in September.

Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season.

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

NFL players report to training camp July 28

Pima Community College moves soccer, volleyball, basketball seasons to spring

The school said it is following national guidelines to keep students and the community safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Atlanta won’t drop Braves name, but will review Tomahawk Chop

The team said it has had conversations with several Native American communities and changing the name of the Braves "is not under consideration or is considered necessary."

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

The Pac-12 has become the second major conference to shift to a conference-only fall schedule amid growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

  Trump calls NASCAR ‘noose’ controversy a hoax, says removal of Confederate flag lowered ratings

President Donald Trump is criticizing NASCAR in a Monday morning tweet, calling the “noose” found in Bubba Wallace’s garage at the Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama a hoax.

Suns schedule announced for 2019-2020 return season

The Phoenix Suns will play eight “seeding games” at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

  Oregon, Oregon State drop ‘Civil War’ name for rivalry

The move was made after discussions between officials at both schools and current and former student-athletes.

Roadrunners partner with Vitalant to host July 1 blood drive

The Tucson Roadrunner will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 1 at the La Quinta Inn on Alvernon Way.

  Alabama football team video: “All Lives Can’t Matter Until Black Lives Matter”

Quarterback Mac Jones, linebacker Dylan Moses and more made statement about the value of unity on a team and within society.

NFL gives teams planner for total reopening of facilities

In a lengthy four-part memo to the clubs written by Commissioner Roger Goodell and approved by the NFL Players Association, the league described protocols focusing on screening, testing, infection prevention and treatment for COVID-19, including response for new infections.