Josh Jones
Josh Jones(he/him)
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Josh Jones expects to graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Jones has interned as a beat writer, tech director and producer at, Varsity Sports and PHNX.

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With Arizona Coyotes leaving, relocation talk clouds Roadrunners’ future in Tucson

TUCSON — After the Arizona Coyotes were sold and approved to relocate to Salt Lake City, rumors have swirled about the team's AHL affiliate, the Tucson Roadrunners, potentially moving to Tempe's Mullett Arena.

Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo has hinted at moving the Roadrunners to Tempe, drawing concern from the Tucson hockey community. (Photo by Spencer Barnes/Cronkite News)

Paradise lost: Coyotes, fans share emotional embrace in Arizona swan song

TEMPE — In an emotionally charged atmosphere at a sold-out Mullett Arena, the Arizona Coyotes played what was likely their final game in the Valley after 28 years.

Amid the uncertainty of relocation, devoted fans stand outside Mullett Arena as a symbol of solidarity and love for their beloved Arizona Coyotes. (Photo by Joseph Eigo/Cronkite News)

Arizona Coyotes, Valley fans brace for potential finale before rumored Salt Lake City move

SCOTTSDALE – In an emotionally charged atmosphere amid reports of an impending relocation to Salt Lake City, the Arizona Coyotes prepared for what could be their final game in the Valley on Wednesday against the Edmonton Oilers at Arizona State's Mullett Arena.

Arizona Coyotes rookie Josh Doan met with fans and signed autographs after practice Tuesday at the Ice Den in Scottsdale. (Photo courtesy of PHNX Sports)

‘Little bit of a fairytale’: Josh Doan scores twice in unforgettable Arizona Coyotes debut

TEMPE – Josh Doan netted two goals in his NHL debut for the Coyotes on Tuesday night in a blowout win over Columbus. The son of Coyotes legend Shane Doan created lifelong memories for family, friends and fans.

Josh Doan scored two goals in his NHL debut for the Coyotes, who beat the Blue Jackets 6-2. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

As losing streak mounts, Coyotes watch Arizona native Auston Matthews thrive

TEMPE – The Arizona Coyote grapple with a season marred by adversity amid an 11-game skid entering Sunday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Stuck in a downward spiral, goaltender Karel Vejmelka and the Arizona Coyotes seek to snap an 11-game losing streak Sunday. (Photo by Zac BonDurant/Getty Images)

Safety first: USA Hockey’s youth neck guard mandate receives positive response in Arizona after tragic incidents

SCOTTSDALE – USA Hockey mandated the use of neck guards for youth hockey players from the age of 18 and under. Members of the Jr. Coyotes react to the news and give their feedback on the safety of hockey players.

In the wake of recent tragedies, youth hockey players and supporters embrace the mandatory use of neck guards. The NHL currently does not have any such mandate for players. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Nick Taylor’s playoff victory caps controversial WM Phoenix Open on high note

SCOTTSDALE – A long day at the WM Phoenix Open ends in a second playoff hole and a victory for Nick Taylor over Charley Hoffman Sunday.

Canadian golfer Nick Taylor clinches a dramatic victory to cap a chaotic yet thrilling week at the WM Phoenix Open. (Photo by Ethan Briggs/Cronkite News)