Sport

Rehab to rebound: Despite injury, Sandra Day O’Connor softball star continues to make impact

PHOENIX – Jocelyn Erickson is a top-ranked recruit in the class of 2022, and is committed to Oklahoma to play softball. After tearing her ACL and meniscus in a January basketball game, Erickson continues to leave a mark on her coaches and teammates during her rehab.


Ramadan fast presents Arizona’s Muslim athletes with unique challenges, benefits

PHOENIX – The intermittent fasting that accompanies Ramadan presents unique challenges to Muslim athletes, especially amid Arizona’s torrid heat.


Hey, taxi (squad)! Coyotes’ call-ups making difference during playoff push

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes are in the midst of a tight playoff race in the West Division. Their postseason chances may hang in the balance with the recent success of their taxi squad call-ups.


‘It’s about everybody’: Joe Black, Jackie Robinson’s roommate, also was MLB trailblazer

PHOENIX - The late Joe Black was the first Black baseball player to win a World Series game, in 1952. The Arizona Fall League MVP award is named after him.


Governor signs tribal gaming compact, legalizes sports gambling in Arizona

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey and the state of Arizona have signed into law the new tribal gaming compact. Included in this new compact is House Bill 2772 which legalizes daily sports fantasy.


Arizona universities take different approaches to resuming club sports in COVID-19 era

PHOENIX – The four major universities in Arizona are dealing with club sports differently during COVID-19 era.


Betting at the TPC: Phoenix Open course will be site of year-round sportsbook operated by DraftKings

PHOENIX – PGA tour and DraftKings announced plans for a premier retail sportsbook located at TPC Scottsdale.


With Jaelen House New Mexico-bound, transfer merry-go-round continues for ASU men’s basketball, others

PHOENIX – With five players in the transfer portal, ASU men’s basketball is facing a huge roster reconfiguration. So far, three transfers are set to join the Sun Devils in their place.


Do not adjust your television: Truth is, many streaming service subscribers can’t watch Suns, Diamondbacks, Coyotes

PHOENIX – For fans in Arizona and across the country, watching local sports teams on their streaming devices has become more and more of a challenge.


Sports betting by summer? Could be, as Arizona Senate sends gambling bill to governor

PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1797 and and House Bill 2772 passed through the Arizona State House and Senate, paving the way for legalized sports betting within the state.


Diamondbacks, other MLB teams overwhelmed by concessions complications on opening weekend

PHOENIX - Long waits and technical issues created confusion and frustration for fans at Diamondbacks, Giants and Dodgers games.


There’s a new Doan in town: Son of former Coyotes standout commits to play hockey at ASU

PHOENIX – Josh Doan, son of former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan, has signed a letter of intent to play hockey at Arizona State this fall.