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Done & dusted: FC Tucson braves low-grade haboob, escapes Mesa with draw

FC Tucson traveled to Bell Bank Park in the sprawling East Valley on Friday to brave wind, dust and artificial turf to grind out a 2 - 2 draw with Arizona Arsenal.... Read more»

He's back: Donny Toia returns to FC Tucson

On Thursday, FC Tucson announced that they were signing former Real Salt Lake defender Donny Toia. The team hopes that adding the ex-MLS player is the change needed to pull the local soccer team off the bottom of the league table.... Read more»

FC Tucson drops home match against 10-man Omaha

It was Saturday night, so it was another disappointing loss for FC Tucson. The match ended with visiting Union Omaha celebrating a 2-1 win despite playing the last half-hour of the match with only 10 players. “This may be one of the hardest losses of the year,” said coach Jon Pearlman after the match.... Read more»

FC Tucson: Struggling men to play at home, women testing winning streak in Las Vegas

FC Tucson’s women’s team hopes to extend their unbeaten streak on Saturday while the men's soccer side is having more of a struggle.... Read more»

A family affair: Arizona’s run in the Women’s College World Series points to a bright future

With a roster this year that was mostly underclassmen and featured just a pair of redshirt seniors and one graduate student, the Arizona Wildcats softball team demonstrated confidence during their run to a third consecutive Women’s College World Series.... Read more»

'Which team is best'? Proposed open division tournament for Az high school basketball could provide answer

Following recent meetings between the Arizona Interscholastic Association and select high school basketball coaches, a new format for the AIA postseason open tournament has been proposed that coaches believe will create a more competitive atmosphere.... Read more»

State parks are trying to attract more diverse visitors

As Americans plan their summer vacations, states around the country are struggling with a persistent challenge: how to attract more Black residents and other visitors of color to their parks. ... Read more»

FC Tucson wins 2022 home debut with first-half score

FC Tucson’s women’s side posted another win on Friday night, maintaining a record of no losses since 2019. Naija Bruckner’s first half goal gave the home team the win over the El Paso Surf on Friday night at Kino North Stadium.... Read more»

After Uvalde, Arizona schools balance hard & soft deterrents to attacks

With little hope that state lawmakers will pass gun-control measures in the wake of the latest school shooting, Arizona educators find themselves balancing the competing goals of hardening schools while making them welcoming places. ... Read more»

Pac-12 turns heads with trio of teams in Women’s College World Series

With the 2022 Women’s College World Series underway in Oklahoma City, it is impossible to ignore how much Pac-12 schools - including the University of Arizona, Oregon State and UCLA - have dominated storylines in the postseason softball tournament. ... Read more»

Are race, gender slowing Brittney Griner’s return? Mercury coach Vanessa Nygaard raises question

As the WNBA schedule moves into June, Phoenix Mercury coach Vanessa Nygaard is worried that Brittney Griner’s imprisonment has taken a backseat to basketball and box scores. ... Read more»

'We’re going to carry forward Pat’s legacy': Tillman Foundation continues its mission

May 30 marked the 19th Memorial Day since Army Ranger Pat Tillman’s death due to friendly fire while on tour in Afghanistan, and his legacy lives on as the Pat Tillman Foundation remains steadfast to continue its mission in developing future leaders.... Read more»

Peanuts, Cracker Jack & the origins of spring training: the evolution of baseball’s preseason

It is hard to imagine a time when spring training wasn’t part of MLB and the sports narrative in Arizona - the 2018 Cactus League season generated $373 million and 6,439 annual jobs - and in the modern age, it's about both the players and fan experience.... Read more»

Weekend soccer: Wins posted for Ambos FC Tucson teams

Both of FC Tucson’s teams were in action this weekend, and both managed narrow wins.... Read more»

'Hard Knocks' Super Bowl? If Cardinals go all the way, HBO’s popular series will be there

Warner Media announced last week that the Arizona Cardinals would be the subject of HBO’s upcoming in-season edition of “Hard Knocks,” and follow the team through the second half of its season and into the playoffs, if the Cardinals advance that far.... Read more»

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