Zachary Spiecker

Zachary Spiecker

Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Zachary Spiecker, an Arizona native, works as a digital sports reporter.

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Volunteers wanted for vaccine trials held in Tucson

PHOENIX – Doctors voice support for closures while bar owners decry them, and other headlines from around the Grand Canyon State. Phase 3 of COVID-19 vaccine trials has begun in Tucson, Arizona.


Coronavirus sports roundup: COVID-19 hits Suns’ Aron Baynes hard

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes learned quickly that the coronavirus is no joke. The Suns' Ricky Rubio has landed in Orlando, and the NFL says fans must wear masks in 2020.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Cuomo’s ‘no fans’ announcement eye-opening for Arizona collegiate programs

PHOENIX - Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Tuesday that the state of New York will not allow fans to attend college sporting events in the fall shed light on an interesting discrepancy between New York and Arizona.


Phoenix Rising FC’s rivalry with New Mexico United is young but spirited

PHOENIX - The USL Championship league has its newest rivalry as Phoenix Rising FC and New Mexico United already have bad blood brewing.


Coronavirus sports roundup: California shutdown limits Rising FC’s dining options, Suns’ Johnson beefs up

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC heads to California, where dining options are limited. Meanwhile, the Suns’ Cam Johnson bulks up and the NFLPA worries.


Despite widespread criticism, Mercury players adjusting to life in WNBA bubble

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury have been inside the WNBA’s “bubble” at IMG Academy for about a week and, despite the criticism from other players on social media, they seem to be adjusting well.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Booker misses his dog, Ray a workhorse, Bidwill out of hospital

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns adjust to life in the bubble. Some Diamondbacks players stayed in Arizona during break. Michael Bidwill released from hospital.


‘This is our moment’: Mercury, WNBA brace for complications as they prepare to return

PHOENIX - From COVID-19 concerns to racial injustice, the WNBA, Mercury brace for complications as they return to court


Phoenix Rising players await news on resumption of USL Championship season

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC and the USL Championship are set to resume play July 11. More details are expected to come shortly.


It’s official: Phoenix Suns will play again this season

PHOENIX – After months of speculation, the Phoenix Suns will be one of the teams whose NBA season will resume in Orlando. Their path, however, won’t be easy.


COVID-19 pandemic forces Mercury to cut players without seeing them

PHOENIX – The Mercury cut four players despite not having a training camp yet because of the coronavirus pandemic.


Get this: Under likely NBA proposal, 26-39 Suns still have shot at postseason

PHOENIX – The Suns haven’t played a game since March 10. The drought could be coming to an end soon.