Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:00 am
The modern Olympic games began in 1896 and ever since then, wrestling has been one of the sports that has continued its excellence and has constantly competed in the highly coveted Olympics. However, all of that will change by the 2020 Summer Olympics when wrestling will be eliminated from the Olympics.
Monday, January 21, 2013 11:11 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers will return to Kino Stadium on March 21 to play the Chicago Cubs in a spring training game to benefit the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 4:00 am
Pima County is making bold strides toward building a more robust local economy, evident with the recent release of its new Economic Development Plan.
Monday, December 3, 2012 11:40 am
Tickets go on sale at noon today for the international and Major League Soccer matches and tournament coming up at Kino Sports Complex in January and February.
Friday, November 2, 2012 10:45 am
Seven Major League Soccer teams will be playing nine friendly matches, or friendlies, at Kino Sports Complex from Jan. 29 to Feb. 8, thanks to the efforts of FC Tucson.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:00 am
In recent years, many professional sports leagues have altered the traditional rules of the game. Whether it be to protect the health and safety of the players, or to simply restore the integrity of the game, there has clearly been a lot of changes throughout professional sports.
Thursday, August 2, 2012 12:03 pm
As the 2012 Summer Olympic Games get underway, once again athletes from the University of Arizona will be there en force.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 4:00 am
Behind a small self-serve frozen yogurt bar and bright countertops piled high with all things organic, Michelle Williams, one of the founders behind Oro Valley’s Planet Smoothie, stands ready to offer a smoothie and a smile to all who walk through the door. A native Tucsonan and a health aficionado, Michelle and her husband Alonzo chose to bring the Planet Smoothie franchise to Oro Valley after their own lives were transformed by exercise and healthy eating.
Friday, June 1, 2012 9:40 am
On May 27, 8-year-old Logan Cole had the opportunity to participate in the Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run Team Championship Competition at Chase Field in Phoenix.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 4:00 am
It was just about the perfect start to Major League Soccer (MLS) in Tucson. With David Beckham signing pre-game autographs, followed by a high-scoring match- what else could you ask for?
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:00 am
In past years, Tucson has played host to the annual spring
training for Major League Baseball. Teams such as the Chicago White
Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies have constantly
been coming here to Tucson for their spring training.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:00 am
With winter sports coming to the end of the regular season, the
state tournament offers one last opportunity for high school
student-athletes to make a showing in soccer, basketball, and
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:00 am
The Baseball Legends LLC will host the inaugural Cecil Fielder
Elite World Series baseball tournament in July at Kino Sports
Complex. It is an opportunity to watch talented youths from the
United States and Mexico compete in two events: July 1-5 for ages
16 and under and July 8-12 for ages 14 and under.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 6:00 am
This weekend, the 2011 Major League Soccer Desert Cup featuring
the New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City will be the most
important professional soccer event in Tucson’s history. This
two-day event, March 4-5 at Hi Corbett Field, marks the first time
MLS teams have ever played in the Old Pueblo. It also marks the
home debut of FC Tucson, the city’s new semi-pro team featuring
local talent with diverse and unique stories.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 am
Passion pours from Chris Hulme when he talks about his beloved
Bolton Wanderers football side in the English Premier League.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 11:00 pm
World Cup soccer has gripped "futbol" fans across the planet,
and in America.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 11:00 pm
Major League Baseball played its mid-summer classic, the
All-Star Game, in baseball-crazed St. Louis on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 11:00 pm
For quite some time, Pima Community College head baseball coach
Edgar Soto has been ready for newly graduated Canyon Del Oro High
School baseball standout Ryan Retz.
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 11:00 pm
Man, there was sure some kind of hubbub on Sunday.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008 11:00 pm
Marana officials are on board for baseball, but the future of
spring training in the area is still few pitches shy of a full
Sunday, April 20, 2008 11:00 pm
Spring training baseball is a hit in Pima County, both
economically and socially.
Thursday, November 9, 2006 12:00 am
November 8, 2006 - I often wonder how she manages to capture the
sunlight in her eyes, without the jealousy of the sky. I also
wonder why it is you need to tag-up on a pop fly.
Wednesday, August 30, 2006 11:00 pm
August 30, 2006 - Football is back. A simple phrase in the
literary sense but a connotation that sends ripples through the
slumber of summer sports.
Monday, June 12, 2006 11:00 pm
June 7, 2006 - In the next decade, the graduating class of
Catalina Foothills High School will gather for its class reunion.
In some swanky banquet hall, they'll sit around and talk up the
good old days when life was carefree, exciting and open to wherever
the world was about to take them.
Wednesday, March 8, 2006 12:00 am
March 8, 2006 - Lining the walls of Mike Tinghitella's seventh
grade math classroom at Tortolita Middle School are the
pre-pubescent faces of the wrestling champions that once walked its