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Obama: Ali shook up the world — and we are all better for it

Muhammad Ali was The Greatest. Period. If you just asked him, he'd tell you. He'd tell you he was the double greatest; that he'd "handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder into jail." Ali shook up the world. And the world is better for it. We are all better for it.... Read more»

RIP to the Greatest: Muhammad Ali dead at 74

Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxer and civil rights icon who proclaimed himself "The Greatest of All Time," died Friday after spending days in a Phoenix-area hospital. The 74-year-old Ali had been public about his Parkinson's disease for years. Although the brash and fleet-footed fighter had trembled for years, Ali never lost his deep dignity and ability to command a crowd.... Read more»1

Pima women's tennis coach Schantz to resign after 11 years

Pima Community College coach Gretchen Schantz has decided to step down as the school's women’s tennis head coach next month.... Read more»

Pima softball's Brown named NJCAA All-American

Pima Community College softball player Courtney Brown (Flowing Wells HS) received high recognition from the NJCAA on Tuesday as the freshman outfielder was named a first team Division II All-American.... Read more»

Opponents of Redskins name say they won’t back down from fight

Critics of the Washington Redskins said they will continue fighting to change “the slur name” of the team, despite a Washington Post poll that claimed 90 percent of Native Americans are not offended by the name.... Read more»1

Pima softball standouts Brown & Corona named NFCA All-Region

The Pima Community College softball team had two representatives — Freshmen Courtney Brown (Flowing Wells HS) and Margarita Corona (Tucson Magnet HS) — in the 2016 National Fastpitch Coaches Association NJCAA Division II All-Region teams that were released Monday.... Read more»

AHL team in Tucson another step in growth of hockey in Arizona

When he lived in the Phoenix area, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild had a front row seat for the growth of hockey in Arizona, as he saw the sport grow taking his daughter to figure skating at local ice rinks. And he hopes that hockey’s surge will continue in Tucson with the move of the Arizona Coyotes’minor-league team to the city.... Read more»

FC Tucson's women's squad prepares for another WPSL campaign

FC Tucson’s women’s soccer squad will open their 2016 season with two Southern California road trips. The Women's Premier Soccer League schedulers decided not to make things easy on them.... Read more»

FC Tucson saves face with stoppage-time draw

FC Tucson took a 1 - 0 deficit into stoppage time against the Southern California Seahorses. It took last-minute heroics from Damian German to earn the home side a draw.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Hockey deal could reverse Tucson's dismal minor-league fortunes

The deal to bring minor-league hockey to the Old Pueblo is in fact the smartest thing the Council and Rio Nuevo have managed to achieve since we said "no" to a Sky Bridge. What's there to complain about? They're putting hockey in an ice rink and a sports team in a sports arena.... Read more»

Wu cnamed All-American, Pima men's golf takes 6th place nationals

Sophomore Frankie Wu was named first team NJCAA Division I All-American as the Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the NJCAA Division I National Championship on Friday at the Duran Golf Club in Melbourne, Fla.... Read more»

Pima golfer Hong named All-American; women's golf takes 11th at nationals

The Pima Community College women’s golf team closed out play in the NJCAA National Championship on Thursday at the LPGA International course in Daytona Beach, Fla.... Read more»

Pima jumper Shoultz claims national title in high jump

Freshman Sam Shoultz claimed the national championship in the high jump and set a new school record in the process, as the Pima College men’s and women’s track and field teams completed competition in the NJCAA Division I National Championships on Thursday.... Read more»

Wu climbs in standings as Pima men's golf sit in 7th

The Pima Community College men’s golf team completed the third round of competition in the NJCAA Division I National Championship on Thursday.... Read more»

U.S. Open Cup

FC Tucson falls to a hail of goals from Az United

The history of the U.S. Open Cup is full of scrappy, amateur teams beating experienced, professional sides. That did not, however, happen at Kino Stadium on Wednesday night. FC Tucson fell to their northern neighbors Arizona United SC by a score of 5 – 0.... Read more»

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