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Featured on the chest, a calendar stick and a warrior’s club signify a new era with the Rising and the Gila River Indian Community, as well as protection to the people.

Before the Phoenix Rising notched its second straight shutout by blanking the Oakland Roots 1-0 Saturday night at Wild Horse Pass, the team warmed up in high fashion by wearing T-shirts designed to pay homage to the O’odham people and the land on which the stadium sits. Read more»

New FC Tucson owner Brett Johnson

FC Tucson has been bought by Brett Johnson, a Los Angeles businessman, with the United Soccer League franchise being transferred from Phoenix Rising FC. Read more»

San Diego Loyal coach Landon Donovan confronts Phoenix Rising coach Rick Schantz during a match in San Diego Wednesday night.

Wednesday night’s match between Phoenix Rising FC and San Diego Loyal SC ended at halftime with San Diego players leaving the field after a Rising player allegedly directed a homophobic slur at one of their players. Read more»

FC Tucson center back Samuel Biek

FC Tucson’s Samuel Biek talked a bit about the defensive work the team has been doing in training, plus the results of COVID-19 testing in the USL Championship and a new opportunity for Rising’s Ramage. Read more»

Phoenix Rising FC made a visit to the Old Pueblo Wednesday to face off with FC Cincinnati, who have been training at Kino Sports Complex for two weeks. The Arizona side lost the match, 3 – 0. Read more»

Amanda Powers, President, FC Tucson

FC Tucson announced that Amanda Powers has taken the reins as the club’s first-ever president, moving from New Mexico United, which led its league in attendance. Read more»

FC Tucson’s Erik Virgen taking the field. The former FC Tucson youth and RSL academy player scored his first professional goal on Saturday night.

FC Tucson played returned to Kino Stadium for the first time since July 3rd and earned a 3 - 1 win over a struggling Orlando City SC B team on Saturday night. Read more»

Phoenix Rising FC’s Solomon Asante (left) celebrates during his team’s 6-0 victory.

Phoenix Rising’s not-so-secret weapon – Dollar Beer Night – struck again as the team tied the USL Championship win streak record with a 6-0 thumping of Austin Bold on Friday. Read more»

Solomon Asante (left) and Adam Jahn have combined for 16 goals during Rising’s winning streak.

Rising has won nine straight matches, one short of FC Cincinnati’s league record of 10 set last season. They can tie that record at Friday’s Dollar Beer Night when they host Austin Bold. Read more»

Harvard grad Andrew Wheeler-Omionu is seen as a “brick in the foundation” for both Tucson and Phoenix soccer teams. Read more»

FC Tucson's Guillermo Delgado had two on-target shots on Saturday night.

FC Tucson dropped another road match on Saturday night with a 2-0 loss to the Richmond Kickers. Phoenix Rising FC is now unbeaten in 10 straight "$1 Beer Nights." Read more»

Phoenix Rising coach Rick Schantz

Phoenix Rising FC is preparing to face Swope Park Rangers in the second round of the USL playoffs Friday night. Head Coach Rick Schantz doesn’t feel like he needs to study the opponent any further. Read more»

FC Tucson's Miguel Salazar and Las Vegas's Christian Torres battle for the ball.

On Wednesday afternoon, three Arizona teams were still in contention for U.S. Open Cup glory. By the end of the night, FC Tucson and Phoenix Rising FC were both eliminated. Read more»

FC Tucson players take a water break in a match against Albuquerque last week.

Three Arizona teams will be playing in the second round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday. At most two will still be in the tournament on Thursday morning. Your crack TucsonSentinel.com sports research department has the match-ups for you. Read more»

Phoenix battled to a tough win against a New York squad made up mostly of reserve players.

As soccer spring training wound up, Tucsonans got to see the first appearance of Alejandro Gamarra, known as Kaku, in a Red Bulls uniform. Portland's Armenteros was a game-changer, again. Read more»

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