Baseball, surfing among five in line for Tokyo 2020

Baseball, surfing among five in line for Tokyo 2020

Baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing have been recommended by the organisers of the Tokyo Olympics for inclusion at the 2020 Games. Under the proposal, a total of 18 new medal events, nine each for men and women, would be contested by an extra 474 athletes at the Games. Olympic host cities can now […]

Aztecs volleyball fall in San Diego Tourney Championship against Glendale

Aztecs volleyball fall in San Diego Tourney Championship against Glendale

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College volleyball team (13-9) swept through pool play and the semifinals on Saturday at the San Diego City College Tournament but the Aztecs lost in the championship match. The Aztecs fell to Glendale Community College in three sets 25-13, 25-16, 25-23. In the semifinals, the Aztecs […]

Romero’s hat trick leads men’s soccer at South Mountain

Romero’s hat trick leads men’s soccer at South Mountain

#10 Jason Romero lines up to shoot past South Mountain players. Photo / PCC Athletics By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (9-1-2, 9-1-2 in ACCAC) got back on track on Saturday after suffering its first defeat. Sophomore Jason Romero had a hat trick as the Aztecs beat South […]

Mata produces hat trick as women’s soccer win seventh straight

Mata produces hat trick as women’s soccer win seventh straight

#12 Maria Mata handles ball over South Mountain player. Photo / PCC Athletics By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports The Pima Community College women’s soccer team (11-1, 11-1 in ACCAC) continue to roll as the Aztecs defeated South Mountain Community College 7-1 on Saturday in Phoenix. This was Pima’s seventh straight victory. Sophomore Maria Mata […]

Can The NCAA win its war on wagering? Don’t bet on it

Can The NCAA win its war on wagering? Don’t bet on it

Just as more Americans are embracing sports wagering to spice up their Saturdays, college athletics administrators are warning employees, players and even media partners not to get carried away with the craze. As pro sports leagues and government officials mull the legality of daily fantasy sports games and sports gambling in general, the NCAA took […]

Flake wants Pentagon to release sports marketing contracts

Flake wants Pentagon to release sports marketing contracts

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) this week sent a letter to the Pentagon calling for the release of all Department of Defense (DoD) sports marketing contracts after the agency claimed that previously requested data on taxpayer-funded payments to sports teams for honoring U.S. military service members would be unavailable […]

Lombardi, Butkus Awards tab Scooby Wright III

Lombardi, Butkus Awards tab Scooby Wright III

By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office Already a member of two award watch lists, junior linebacker Scooby Wright III was named to two more on Tuesday, the Rotary Lombardi and the Butkus. In 2014, Wright swept the Bednarik, Nagurski and Lombardi awards. Since June 1, Wright has been named to three preseason All-America […]

UA football: Wright, Tagaloa named to award watch lists

UA football: Wright, Tagaloa named to award watch lists

All-American linebacker Scooby Wright III, left, and offensive lineman Freddie Tagaloa, right, were each named to a national award watch list on Friday. By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office All-American linebacker Scooby Wright III and offensive lineman Freddie Tagaloa were each named to a national award watch list on Friday. Wright was included […]

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