Sports

May 14, 2021

House, Flickinger, Arroyo win Friday at TYR Pro Swim meet

Sun Devil Swimming and Arizona State had another big day Friday at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Indianapolis. Arizona State’s Grant House won the men’s 200-meter freestyle, ASU’s […]
May 14, 2021

Chris Paul cuts off Charles Barkley about Suns possible playoff opponents

Chris Paul at least apologized before stopping Charles Barkley in his tracks. After Phoenix’s 118-117 home win Thursday night over Portland on TNT, the Hall of Famer was talking with […]
May 13, 2021

Xavier Prep beats Sandra Day O’Connor for 2021 Division I beach volleyball state title

Phoenix Xavier Prep literally aced its second consecutive undefeated season in the Division I beach volleyball state championship, 4-1, over Phoenix Sandra Day O’Connor on Thursday at Queen Creek Casteel. The Gators closed […]
May 13, 2021

Devin Booker clutch FTs lifts Phoenix Suns in thrilling win over Portland Trail Blazers

Devin Booker was ice cold all Thursday night. Then he was cool as ice when it mattered most. On a 5-of-17 shooting night, the two-time All-Star hit two free throws with […]
May 13, 2021

azcentral Sports Awards Academic All-Star Athlete of the Week 2020-21

The I AM SPORT Award is a contest created to honor high school student-athletes who are committed to giving back to the youth in their area. Go to iamsport.azcentral.com to […]
May 13, 2021

Chandler junior Trinity Henderson shocks with 11.75 100 meters

It was just the preliminaries Wednesday, but Chandler junior Trinity Henderson showed how much she missed competing at state. Henderson not only ran the fastest 100-meter time at Phoenix Desert […]
May 13, 2021

Williams Fields boys volleyball’s family affair drives its deep playoff run

There were 11 of 12 final scores from state’s high school boys volleyball  4A, 5A and 6A conference quarterfinals uploaded shortly after 8 p.m. on the AIA’s website AZPreps365.com on Tuesday […]
May 12, 2021

Diamondbacks bats stumped in loss to Marlins

Eduardo Escobar’s line drive rocketed toward right field as Tim Locastro raced off first base. From the looks of it, the game would be tied in a matter of seconds […]
May 12, 2021

Phoenix Mercury break camp with predictable veteran roster

The Phoenix Mercury ended training camp Wednesday with a predictable 11-player roster including nine returners from 2020. The only newcomers are wings Kia Nurse and Megan Walker, acquired in a […]
May 12, 2021

Arizona Cardinals grant permission for LB Jordan Hicks to seek trade

The Cardinals have granted inside linebacker Jordan Hicks and his representatives permission to seek a trade and find another NFL home after informing the seven-year pro that rookie first-round draft […]
May 11, 2021

Phoenix Suns stumble late, fall to Golden State Warriors for second straight loss

Phoenix continues to stumble down the finish line of what has been a resurgent regular season for the franchise. The Suns squandered a 16-point lead in Tuesday night’s 122-116 loss to Golden […]
May 11, 2021

Bumgarner posts another strong outing in Arizona Diamondbacks win over Miami Marlins

For the fifth consecutive time, Madison Bumgarner turned in a performance in which he was in total control. He fired seven scoreless innings on Tuesday night. He struck out nine […]
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