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  • Phoenix Mercury well represented at Olympics

    The Phoenix Mercury are sending a league-leading six team members to the upcoming Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, showing the depth of talent from the three-time WNBA champions.
  • Pitchers share Tommy John stories to guide each other through rehab

    Major league players going through Tommy John surgery found that talking to other players who have also had the surgery has been a key part of their rehab.
  • MLB Draft light on Arizona players despite sport’s popularity

    Most high school baseball players in the state of Arizona will never get the call that Chad McClanahan got during the 2016 MLB Draft.
  • Former Basha pitcher Johnny Morell: ‘I know my mom is watching over me’

    Basha pitcher Johnny Morell was sitting in his childhood home in California, lounging on the sofa with family, when his phone started to jolt.
  • Darnell Dockett retires as an Arizona Cardinal

    More than two and a half years since playing his last regular season snap in the NFL, defensive end Darnell Dockett decided to end his professional career.
  • ASU looks to become Olympic training destination

    The Olympic rings are a popular fixture in the ASU athletic department. Five coaches in Tempe have combined to either compete or coach in 15 Olympics.
  • Return of Cortez sparks Arizona United’s offense into form

    Arizona United had scored just 7 goals in its first 10 matches and was left without one of its best forwards after Chris Cortez suffered a hamstring injury.
  • Jared Dudley returns to Suns as role model for young team

    The Suns had been looking to add veteran leadership to their young roster this offseason. Former Sun Jared Dudley felt he was the right fit for that role.
  • Former Sun Devil Taylor living childhood dream… twice

    Ever since he was a young boy growing up in Chandler, former ASU wide receiver wide receiver Kerry Taylor dreamed of one day being a football coach.
  • Coyotes hope proximity of new affiliate will pay dividends in player development

    With their new AHL affiliate in Tucson, the Coyotes are one of 7 NHL teams to have their top minor league affiliate within 150 miles of the parent club.
  • Former Valley NFL players remember Buddy Ryan

    Former Cardinals coach Buddy Ryan had a rough and tough demeanor best exemplified by the time he punched offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride during a 1993 game.
  • Paul Goldschmidt goes deep with scholarship program

    Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is spearheading a program helping deserving individuals in Arizona make their college dreams come true.
  • US team comes to Glendale in Copa America’s final stop in Valley

    An enthusiastic crowd is expected for Saturday's third place Copa America game between the United States and Colombia.
  • Coyotes president LeBlanc ‘moving forward’ with new arena site

    In what he called “an update, not an announcement,” Coyotes president and CEO Anthony LeBlanc said the team has chosen a site for its new arena.
  • Faced with two choices, Suns got both

    The Suns were considering both Dragan Bender and Marquese Chriss for the No. 4 pick in the NBA Draft. By the end of the night, the team wound up with both.
  • Mayor hopes arrival of Roadrunners can turn Tucson ‘into a hockey town’

    Coyotes ownership on Saturday unveiled the new name of the recently-relocated AHL team that they bought and moved from Springfield, Mass., last month.
  • Mercury raise more than $14,000 to support Orlando community

    This was the third consecutive year the Mercury hosted Pride Night to celebrate the LGBT community.
  • UFC’s Birchak hoping to cultivate MMA growth among southern Arizona youth

    MMA fighter and Tucson native Anthony Birchak plans to open his own gym, an outlet of the 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu franchise, in the heart of his hometown.
  • Coyotes sign veteran defenseman Goligoski

    The Coyotes made their first big move of the summer, signing defenseman Alex Goligoski to a five-year, $27.375 million dollar contract Wednesday.
  • Dave Tippett recalls skating with ‘great human being’ Gordie Howe

    As a player with the Whalers, Coyotes Exec. VP of Hockey Operations and head coach Dave Tippett skated with Gordie Howe, calling him a "true professional."