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Sentinel's Ted Prezelski among those named 'Tucson Legends of Soccer'

FC Tucson honored 38 members of the Southern Arizona community with the title of "Tucson Legend of Soccer" on Friday, among them TucsonSentinel.com correspondent Ted Prezelski. Reached for comment about his honor, Tedski rambled something about the prospects for an unpronounceable Polish team to win the league title. ... Read more»0

Desert Diamond Cup

SKC keeps Sounders at bay in headliner match

The Desert Diamond Cup had a second day of action on Saturday night at Kino Sports Complex. Fine weather and the promise of U.S. national team stars on display brought out a record 3,661 fans. Three separate matches were on offer spread across two fields. An 11-goal tally was the reward for fans who stayed from start to finish.... Read more»0

Last one out: Padres (and baseball) swing away from Tucson

Cloud-filled skies loomed with the possibility of rain as the Tucson Padres closed out their final season of minor-league ball in the Old Pueblo with a 2-1 loss to the Reno Aces. Despite the uncertainty in the air, over 8,000 fans showed up to see the team off, in one of the best-attended games the Padres have put on. But the future of baseball here is, for the moment, as shadowed as Thursday night's sky. ... Read more»0

MLB baseball

Balls, strikes and leprechaun: Spring training makes brief return

Green-clad fans flocked to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium on Sunday to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day and watch the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the San Diego Padres in one of the two MLB spring training games being held in Tucson this year. The perfect weather served as a backdrop to an exciting matchup, which the Diamondbacks won 8-6.... Read more»0

Antenori, Sitton make campaign stops on primary eve

State Sen. Frank Antenori and broadcaster Dave Sitton met with staffers and supporters Monday night at Skybox Restaurant to give final pitches ahead of Tuesday's CD8 Republican primary. Sitton alleged Monday that some of his campaign signs have been stolen.... Read more»0

Wildcat football

Offense dominates in UA football spring game

Fans saw a new era unfold for Wildcat football under new head coach Rich Rodriguez in the spring scrimmage Saturday at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.... Read more»0

Tucson Padres baseball

Padres shut out as Grizzlies emerge from hibernation

Minor league baseball made its 2012 debut in Tucson on Thursday night with the Fresno Grizzlies holding the Tucson Padres scoreless, 3-0. The atmosphere was festive in spite of the loss, as 5,681 fans turned out to enjoy the perfect April weather.... Read more»0

MLB baseball

Photos: Spring training in Tucson

More than 10,000 fans watched the Los Angeles Dodgers handle the Chicago White Sox 17-4 at Kino Stadium on Friday. The game was a benefit for the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.... Read more»0

UA Wildcats soccer

UA soccer wants to kick season into gear

The University of Arizona women's soccer team will host the South Carolina Gamecocks at their home opener on Friday night. After being shut out in the first two games on the road by San Diego State and Pepperdine, the Wildcats are looking for their first win.... Read more»0