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Brittney Griner: A look back at the 100 days since Mercury star’s detainment in Russia

Saturday marked 100 days since Brittney Griner was taken into Russian custody near Moscow after Russian Federal Customs Service claimed it found vape cartridges containing the marijuana concentrate hashish oil in her luggage.... Read more»

'Shut up and dribble'? Not anymore as Steve Kerr, Mercury players use their platform

The history of activism within sports is a rich one, but activist athletes were more exception than rule for many decades - now, that mentality has changed for many sports figures despite criticism that athletes should “shut up and dribble”.... Read more»

On heels of Flores suit, Black high school football coaches in Arizona hungry for more opportunities

Many Black Arizona high school football coaches say the state has a similar issue as does the NFL: The number of minority coaches does not reflect the diversity of Arizona’s population and of the players.... Read more»

A gift horse indeed: Equestrian vaulting opens doors for Arizona children with disabilities

Salt River Vaulters, an Arizona non-profit that makes it possible for children or adults with disabilities to participate in equine therapy and therapeutic vaulting, allows participants to grow physically and mentally and helps increase communication skills.... Read more»

Roster woes continue as FC Tucson travels to Piedmont

On Sunday, FC Tucson will play in Charlotte against the Independence. It is only the second away match for Los Tucsonenses in 2022. The team is looking for their first points since April 23rd. They are at the bottom of the USL League One Table.... Read more»

The beat goes on: Drumlines reinvent themselves as important pieces in the sports world

Since the Notre Dame marching band’s first on-field performance in 1887, music and sports have long been intertwined - and more than 134 years later, drumlines have surfaced as one of the most popular ways for the arts to infiltrate the athletic world.... Read more»

Pima track & field champions Gardner, Littlewood & Lozano sign 4-year LOIs

Pima Community College track & field standout athletes Reece Gardner (Marana HS), Eliza Littlewood (Campo Verde HS) and Chalen Lozano (Marana HS) signed their letters of intent to continue their educational opportunities at four-year colleges.... Read more»

Pima men's soccer nat'l champs Anatole Levallois & Minho Cha sign with 4-year colleges

Pima Community College men’s soccer student assistant coach Anatole Levallois and player Minho Cha are heading to four-year institutions to continue their respected collegiate careers.... Read more»

Change of course: Modernization, COVID-19 pandemic help revitalize golf

After a boom in golf’s popularity that followed the emergence of Tiger Woods, the game slipped into a post-Tiger downtrend - then along came a global pandemic and numbers for golf suddenly improved and have continued to skyrocket.... Read more»

Arizona sportsbooks have made $225 million in 6 months

Through the first six months of legalized sports gambling, Arizona's state coffers have yet to cross the $10 million mark, while sportsbooks have made $225 million.... Read more»

PCC point guard Chrishon Dixon signs to play at Montana Tech

Pima Community College men’s basketball player Chrishon Dixon signed his letter of intent to continue his education and collegiate basketball career at the next level.... Read more»

PCC softball's Alejandra Castro named Aztec Student-Athlete of the Week

Pima Community College softball player Alejandra Castro has made noise on and off the diamond this season.... Read more»

PCC's Harrouch & Martinez tee off at NJCAA Division I National Championships

Pima Community College women’s golfers Maria Harrouch and Angelica Martinez (Tucson Magnet HS) completed the first day of play at the NJCAA Division I National Championships on Monday in Sanford, Fla.... Read more»

Pima softball's Faith Orton & Kelli Samorano named Third Team All-ACCAC

A pair of Pima Community College softball players received recognition as the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference named its All-ACCAC and All-Region teams on Monday.... Read more»

FC Tucson doomed by late penalty kick

FC Tucson dropped another match at home on Saturday night, losing 2 - 1 to bottom-ranked North Carolina FC.... Read more»

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