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Former Arizona stars Mathurin, Terry, Koloko impress in NBA Summer League debuts

The trio of former Wildcats turned 2022 NBA Draft picks – guards Bennedict Mathurin and Dalen Terry and center Christian Koloko – all helped power their new teams to victory in their respective summer league debuts and have built on that success in Vegas.... Read more»

Could overturning of Roe v. Wade impact athletic recruiting at Arizona universities?

The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade could have recruiting ramifications at universities in Arizona, which has a pre-Roe abortion ban on the books and where clinics have stopped performing abortion services since the June 24 ruling. ... Read more»

Scott scores for FC Tucson women in final match of season

FC Tucson’s women’s team ended their season at Phoenix’s Reach 11 soccer facility with a draw against long-time rivals SC Del Sol.... Read more»

FC Tucson men hope to continue progress vs. struggling Northern Colorado side

The FC Tucson men’s team has been nailed to the last rung of the USL League One table for a couple of weeks now; a victory this weekend against a very beatable Northern Colorado Hailstorm side would go a long way to ending their time at the bottom of the league.... Read more»

Biden: Medal of Freedom recipients Giffords, McCain & others are ‘soul of our nation’

President Joe Biden honored 17 Americans on Thursday, including the late Sen. John McCain and former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, considered the nation’s highest civilian award. ... Read more»

'I’m terrified I might be here forever': White House confirms Brittney Griner’s letter to Biden

The White House confirmed President Biden’s reception of a letter from Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner - who remains imprisoned in Russia and pleaded guilty to drug charges Thursday - as supporters called for increased action to secure her release.... Read more»

Late-match goal salvages point for FC Tucson men

Sunday night, FC Tucson scrapped their way to a draw against Greenville Triumph SC in a game at Kino North Stadium in a match that saw Donny Toia’s first goal in an FC Tucson jersey since 2012.... Read more»

FC Tucson ends unbeaten streak with 1-goal loss to Arsenal

FC Tucson’s unbeaten streak ended after a contest with Arizona Arsenal on Friday night. The team from Mesa left town with a 1 - 0 win at Kino North Stadium.... Read more»

FC Tucson women prepare for final home match

When the team opens their match with Arizona Arsenal on Friday night, FC Tucson will do so as the second-place team in the Desert Conference. Not being in first is an unusual spot for them.... Read more»

Betting on women: Sports gambling app industry excited by growth of female users

More than 4.6 million U.S. women joined sportsbook betting apps in 2021 - with female user rates growing 115% compared to 2020 - and some sportsbooks have attracted so many female users they have more women than men in their user base.... Read more»

Buy me some peanuts & crackerjacks - Arizona Diamondbacks named most affordable, again

For the 13th year, the Arizona Diamondbacks remain the most affordable fan experience in Major League Baseball with a Fan Cost Index of $152.30, which combines ticket price with other game-day costs including beer per ounce, parking and hot dogs.... Read more»

FC Tucson drops another, leaving 'goals on table' in home match

At the end of Wednesday’s match at Kino North Stadium, FC Tucson was on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline. It should have been a great night, but the local soccer squad left goals on the table.... Read more»

Eat, Pay, Glove: Caesars Sportsbook, Guy Fieri restaurant open at Arizona's Chase Field

Arizona Diamondbacks fans have a new sports gambling site and eatery to attend as Caesars Sportsbook has launched the Caesars Sportsbook at Chase Field, which will also house first restaurant in Arizona for restaurateur and TV show host Guy Fieri.... Read more»

International call: Arizona’s Mathurin, Koloko symbolic of talent pool in NBA Draft

The 2022 NBA Draft, set for Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, will have an international flair - the University of Arizona's Bennedict Mathurin, who grew up in Canada, and Cameroon native Christian Koloko are expected to be select in the draft.... Read more»

Del Sol steals a point from FC Tucson with 2 goals at the death

FC Tucson rode into the end of the match with a nice 2-0 lead against SC Del Sol on the strength of goals from Ashly Martinez and Kate Connelly. Then, in the absolute last moments of the match, things fell apart.... Read more»

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