RIO DE JANEIRO — The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet’s best player against the tournament’s best team.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera — all in sky blue and white Argentina jerseys.
PHOENIX — The Suns did not just go for an offer sheet with restricted free agent Isaiah Thomas. They closed the deal.
AKRON, Ohio — Cedar Point amusement park says if LeBron James comes home, it will rename one of its 17 roller coasters in his honor.
For the second straight year, former Arizona Wildcats distance runner Lawi Lalang was named a Bowerman award finalist on Wednesday.
MIAMI — The University of Miami reacted swiftly Tuesday after sexual battery charges were brought against two of its football players, dismissing both from the Hurricanes’ team and suspending them as students.
University of Arizona incoming freshman Bailey Roth won the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase on Sunday at the USA Outdoor Junior Championships.
Track and field meets in Oregon, Paris have five with UA ties.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — David Gilliland might have summed up Daytona qualifying best.
MINNEAPOLIS — CC Sabathia’s rehab had been going smoothly, with Wednesday’s minor-league outing for Double-A Trenton the most encouraging sign yet. But that has come came to a dramatic halt.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State coaching staff will have an Arizona Wildcat feel to it.
Arizona's annual Red-Blue basketball game chosen for Oct. 18, a Saturday.
Nick Johnson says he'll "do whatever it takes" to make the Rockets.
The NCAA is taking another look into academic misconduct at North Carolina after an investigation uncovered new information, officials said Monday.
Two former Arizona Wildcat Olympians earned medals at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California, on Sunday.
HOUSTON — Simon Pagenaud, the Frenchman who thought he had a winning car in the first race of the Grand Prix of Houston weekend doubleheader, finally picked up a victory in Sunday’s second race.
A day after Tucson’s Bernard Lagat won the 5,000 meters, former Arizona Wildcat Nick Ross tied for second in the high jump Saturday at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships in Sacramento, California.
BEREA, Ohio — Johnny’s gonna play and Johnny’s gonna party.
Two goals by Clark Phillips put FC Tucson back on the winning track with a 2-1 victory over the Southern California Seahorses in La Mirada on Thursday night.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aaron Gordon is a tough act to follow, but Arizona Wildcats incoming freshman Stanley Johnson is off to a good start.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Incoming Arizona Wildcats freshman Stanley Johnson had 15 points, seven rebounds and three steals Monday night, leading the U.S. Under-18 team to a 90-56 rout of the Dominican Republic for a spot in the FIBA Americas Championships.
LOS ANGELES — Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey and the soap opera “The Young and the Restless” were among the 41st annual Daytime Emmy winners.
Arizona’s Stanley Johnson finished as the leading scorer with 18 points in USA Basketball’s 100-46 win over Mexico in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Saturday at Colorado Springs.
Incoming Arizona Wildcats freshman wing Stanley Johnson had 11 points and seven rebounds as USA routed Uruguay 156-58 Friday in its opening game of the FIBA Americas U18 Championship at Colorado Springs.
MINNEAPOLIS — A $4 billion lawsuit from the players union accusing NFL team owners of setting a secret salary cap in 2010 was kept alive by a federal appeals court Friday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks will host their annual Baseball Academy Summer Camp starting Monday at Mehl Park, located on River Road between Alvernon Way and Swan Road.
PINEHURST, N.C. — Stacy Lewis shot a round of 3-under 67 at Pinehurst No. 2, giving her a one-shot lead over Michelle Wie during the storm-delayed opening round of the U.S. Women’s Open.
Tony Gwynn’s Hall of Fame plaque describes him as “an artisan with the bat,” but that was only a part of what made him a special player and person.
The Arizona Wildcats went to Calvin Magee’s old stomping grounds to find his latest 2015 pupil.
Incoming Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson and three Wildcat recruiting targets were among the 12 players chosen for USA Basketball’s final U18 roster Sunday.
EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon senior Mac Fleet successfully defended his title in the 1,500 meters Saturday at the NCAA track and field championships, denying Arizona senior Lawi Lalang a ninth national title in his final college race.
Arizona will receive more than $3.1 million of a $105 million settlement a pharmaceutical giant agreed to pay.
Salpointe Catholic parted ways with softball coach Stacy Redondo Schulte this week, despite postseason appearances in each of her two seasons with the team.
PHILADELPHIA — After the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice concluded on Monday, most players scurried off the field. Quarterback Nick Foles stayed behind and spoke with team owner Jeffrey Lurie.
TEMPE — Expectations for Arizona State baseball are “astronomical,” pitcher Ryan Burr said while admitting the Sun Devils’ performance this year was average.
NEW YORK — Palace Malice, last year’s Belmont Stakes winner, won the $1.25 million Metropolitan Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park.
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs are on an unprecedented postseason roll that not even a boatload of turnovers in a Game 1 victory in the NBA Finals could stop.
An 89th-minute goal by Jamaican Vance Rookwood helped FC Tucson run its undefeated string to seven straight matches with a 1-1 draw against host Albuquerque Sol FC on Friday night.
FC Tucson’s Odaine Sinclair was named Thursday the Premier Development League Player of the Week.
Defensive tackle Kirifi Taula is no longer with the Arizona Wildcats because of lingering medical issues. The Garden Grove, California, native, who had one season of eligibility remaining, missed most of spring drills with a concussion.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama football coach Nick Saban is a mere bonus or two from knocking down another salary barrier and becoming a $7 million man.
NEW YORK — Knicks president Phil Jackson was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Monday for his remarks about Oklahoma City guard Derek Fisher, a league spokesman said.
PHOENX — Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollack underwent surgery to repair his fractured right hand Monday, the same day he was named National League Player of the Week for the week ending June 1.
TEMPE — Expressing “extreme” disappointment in Daryl Washington, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says he won’t talk again this season about the standout inside linebacker, who has been suspended a year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson raced his way to another routine romp at Dover International Speedway.
DOVER, Del. — This is shaping up to be a pretty productive weekend at Dover International Speedway for Kyle Busch.
CHICAGO — Jonathan Quick would rather be resting up than staring at yet another seventh game.
The NBA on Friday afternoon announced a settlement with Shelly Sterling and the Sterling Family Trust to allow the Los Angeles Clippers to be sold to Steve Ballmer. A vote of the league’s Board of Governors will be needed to make the sale final.
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