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

Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo mentioned on Thursday his plan to move the AHL Tucson Roadrunners to Arizona State’s Mullet Arena during an interview with Arizona Sports’ Burns & Gambo.
April 24, 2024

ASU football slapped with probation, scholarship reductions due to violations during Herm Edwards era

The NCAA Infractions Committee announced the athletic department faces four years of probation, scholarship reductions and recruiting restrictions.
April 20, 2024

You just become instant best friends: Collegiate Women's Hockey in Arizona

We head behind the scenes with the ASU women's club hockey team, and also hear about their soon-to-launch counterpart at UA.
April 18, 2024

Coyotes officially leaving Arizona for Salt Lake City

The NHL announced the team was sold on Thursday afternoon.
April 18, 2024

Coyotes players informed the team is expected to move to Salt Lake City, AP source says

Players and officials could visit Salt Lake City next week, possibly as soon as after the season finale Wednesday.
April 12, 2024

It’s what brings it all together: Sports in multi-cultural places

Hear about an Arizona community college's surprisingly international soccer roster, then get introduced to an afro-Brazilian martial art.
April 11, 2024

We call it our Field of Dreams: Traveling across distances and time for sports

Will UA fans make the trip to their new Big 12 rival cities? Also, baseball played by the original rules.
April 11, 2024

The Buzz: A longtime City Council member steps down

Steve Kozachik has been a known quantity on the council for more than a decade. He now leaves for a job that mirrors his past career.
March 29, 2024

Wildcats lose in the Sweet 16

Chase Hunter scored 18 points and Clemson advanced to the Elite Eight for the second time in school history.
March 28, 2024

The mutual respect is there: The intersection between athletes and music

We hear from a professional opera singer who was also an All-American football player in college.
March 28, 2024

Here are some numbers that will help you get your March Madness fix for the Sweet 16

Notable facts and stats about each team in the round of sixteen.
March 27, 2024

Pac-12's remaining schools finalize financial agreement with 10 departing members

The departing schools will have $5 million withheld during the 2024 fiscal year for a total of $50 million under the deal announced Monday.
March 25, 2024

Caleb Love scores 19, leads Arizona past Dayton 78-68

Wildcats earn their second trip to the Sweet 16 in 3 seasons.
March 23, 2024

We take the risk because we love what we do: From rodeo to fandom heartbreak

Rodeo in Arizona, from its roots to its place as a collegiate sport. Plus a trip to the Pac 12 basketball tournament.
March 20, 2024

Let the madness begin: 3 things to watch at the NCAA basketball tournaments

The official brackets for the men's and women's NCAA Division I college basketball tournaments were revealed Sunday evening.
March 18, 2024

UA men, women basketball teams both headed to the dance

Men's team gets a #2 seed in the west, while women land in a First Four game.
March 17, 2024

The Buzz: Previewing Season 2 of More Than a Game

AZPM's sports podcast returns with more of the greatest sports stories you've never heard.
March 15, 2024

UPDATE: The madness has started for UA

Conference tournaments signal the start of NCAA Basketball Championship season.
March 14, 2024

I’m taking this way too seriously as an adult: The growth of mountain biking in Arizona

In two very different stories about one of America's fastest-growing sports, we head to a 24-hour mountain bike relay race. Then we talk to some of the people behind a documentary about spreading mountain biking on the Navajo Nation.
March 14, 2024

Study shows UA sports send Tucson economy soaring

The report cites Wildcats football, basketball and other events bringing big spenders to town.
March 12, 2024
VIDEO

Field Notes: Night Hikes

In the latest installment of the Field Notes series, we head out at dusk and walk under the stars.
April 17, 2024

Mount Lemmon Ski Valley

Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley in Tucson, is the southernmost ski resort in the country.
April 8, 2024

Be Lezo Like - Remembering the life and legacy of former UA hurdler Lezo Urreiztieta

Since 2014, friends and family gather for an annual camping trip to remember their son, brother, cousin, and teammate.
April 3, 2024

Brigid Hanley

Overcoming challenges to become one of the strongest long-distance runners on the UA Cross Country team.
July 27, 2023

LOL! Laughter Yoga

Popularized by physician Madan Kataria and practiced in over 53 countries, Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga has been meeting weekly to practice laughter yoga together since 2010.
May 13, 2023

Sirena Linton, Gymnast

Named beam queen by University of Arizona Gymnastics, Sirena Linton recalls leaving her mark at the 2022 NCAA National Championships.
January 11, 2023
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