Subscribe: | ne valley prep sports
Preview: | ne valley prep sports



Bickley: D-Backs, with low bar, seek relevance, momentum

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:53:06 -0400

Major League Baseball has real momentum. The Diamondbacks need to find the magic formula.

Media Files:

How it happened: Suns' Devin Booker goes for 70

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:12:49 -0400

BOSTON  – An hour after Friday’s historic game, Devin Booker had wrapped his mind around the accomplishment, but maybe not the names.

Media Files:

Lessons abound in Arizona Coyotes' loss to NHL-leading Washington Capitals

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:19:14 -0400

In a battle of two teams repping opposite ends of the standings, the Capitals showed why they’re pacing the NHL by shrugging off a late push from the second-to-last Coyotes for a 4-1 win Saturday at Verizon Center that could have been much more lopsided if not for goalie Mike Smith.

Media Files:

Scouts break down 2017 Arizona Diamondbacks

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:48:17 -0400

A panel of scouts offered their opinions on the Diamondbacks projected Opening Day roster.

Media Files:

Oregon closes out Kansas to secure spot in Final Four

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:55:09 -0400

KANSAS CITY – At halftime, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott identified the feature that just might be the Oregon Ducks’ best trait.

Media Files:

Gonzaga, Mark Few headed to 1st Final Four with win over Xavier

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:05:09 -0400

SAN JOSE — It was always ridiculous, all the focus on what Gonzaga hadn’t yet accomplished, the NCAA tournament losses that ended their seasons (as they tend to do when a team makes the NCAA tournament 19 straight years) and the persistent reputation

Media Files:

Desert Edge’s Tyson Jones breaks Chandler Rotary shot put record

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:38:15 -0400

Tyson Jones knew he had a special throw in him during warmups Saturday when he flashed a big smile after easily clearing 60 feet.

Media Files:

Diamondbacks' Jake Barrett won't be ready for opener

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:29:21 -0400

The Diamondbacks are whittling down their options in the bullpen and are just a few days away from naming their full assortment of relievers. One of them, however, won’t be ready for Opening Day.

Media Files:

Shot Clock: Arizona knocked out; Raiders moving to Vegas?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:52:32 -0400

The Arizona Wildcats, who many had in the Final Four, are bounced from the NCAA Tournament. Plus, the Oakland Raiders may soon be the Las Vegas Raiders. Will that actually happen? Video: azcentral sports

Media Files:

Purchase tickets to 2017 Sports Awards

Wed, 8 Mar 2017 19:18:10 -0500

The Sports Awards honors the most elite athletes in Arizona High School Sports. This event is hosted by and will take place April 30, 2017 at ASU Gammage.

Media Files:

Cactus League spring training coverage on

Thu, 2 Mar 2017 15:22:14 -0500

azcentral sports and Cronkite Sports are bring you Cactus League Wire, featuring Arizona spring training stories, photos and video from throughout the Valley.

Media Files:

Arizona Coyotes use free time on the road to explore

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:13:48 -0400

When the opportunity becomes available on a road trip, players usually try to maximize their chance to be tourists.

Media Files:

Chaz Montoya leads ASU baseball to rout of USC

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:19:28 -0400

ASU baseball goes back on road for first time since Feb. 26, seeking first Pac-12 win in series against USC.

Media Files:

Devin Booker scores franchise-record 70 points but Suns fall in Boston

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:01:11 -0400

BOSTON – When it was over, after Devin Booker had scored the last of his franchise-record 70 points, Suns veteran Tyson Chandler found his teammate on the court and embraced him.

Media Files:

MLB award winners: Who will take home MVP, Cy Young honors?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:34:01 -0400

Our bold predictions include a World Series champion being unseated by an NL West star.

Media Files:

Diamondbacks' Taijuan Walker gets roughed up by Angels

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:28:24 -0400

RHP Taijuan Walker made his final Cactus League appearance on Saturday and was charged with six runs, three of them earned, in 4 2/3 innings at Tempe Diablo Stadium.

Media Files:

Anxiety, 30-second rule, hoops: a Q&A with Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:18:13 -0400

azcentral sports’ Bob McManaman recently sat down with Diamondbacks’ first-year manager Torey Lovullo for a question-and-answer session to discuss his take on the team, his managerial style and some of his interests outside of baseball.

Media Files:

NL West outlook: Dodgers, Giants dominate the 'noise'

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:47:32 -0400

A.J. Pollock didn’t want to hear it. The Diamondbacks center fielder was asked about the National League West and how he thought things might play out in the division this season.

Media Files:

Paul Goldschmidt back, has no ill will from WBC experience

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:45:03 -0400

Back from the World Baseball Classic, Paul Goldschmidt had no hard feelings about his lack of playing time.

Media Files:

Hearing impaired DB Tee Shepard finds football peace with Arizona Rattlers

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:20:16 -0400

Tee Shepard was a can't-miss football recruit coming out of Fresno, Calif., in 2012. 

Media Files:

Chandler Rotary Track Invitational features records, dramatic finishes

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:50:50 -0400

Incredible surprise finishes were on display at the Chandler Rotary Track Invitational on Saturday. Richard Obert/azcentral sports

Media Files:

Capitals pull away from Coyotes with 3-goal third

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:11:05 -0400

Coach Dave Tippett, goalie Mike Smith and center Jordan Martinook react to the 4-1 loss. Sarah McLellan/azcentral sports

Media Files:

Sports on TV listings in Phoenix

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:34:29 -0400

Listings may not reflect higher-tier television provider services, such as sports tiers. Programming from satellite providers may vary.

Media Files: