PHOENIX — The D-backs will celebrate the 50thanniversary of the first moon landing this Saturday, July 20 as the D-backs host the Milwaukee Brewers at Chase Field. The first 20,000 fans at the D-backs game this Saturday will receive a Nick Ahmed on the Moon bobblehead, courtesy of Raytheon.
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LAS VEGAS (Cronkite News) – For many young players, their first introduction to the NBA is harsh and severe. The pace is quicker, the opponent stronger, the stakes higher. For some, the difference is simply too much to handle, with even the safest of bets succumbing to pressure.
On July 2, it was proven again that you’ll see something at a baseball game you haven’t seen before. If you’re a Diamondbacks fan, it might not be the best memory to carry around.
MESA (Cronkite News) – Of all the major professional teams in Arizona, few have it as tough as the Arizona Rattlers when it comes to practicing in the heat.
TEMPE (Cronkite News) – Many things have changed in recent years for soccer in the Valley.
PHOENIX (Cronkite News) – The itinerary to a Major League Baseball clubhouse is different for every player. The nametag at the top represents an individual, but the story is inside the locker itself.
GLENDALE (Cronkite News) – As the Coyotes continue to evolve with new ownership and new personnel, the team’s president suggested another new opportunity could be in store:
A couple of big league championships were wrapped up within the last week. One was 52 years in the making, the other took 24.
Former MLB All-Star Darin Erstad recently resigned as the head baseball coach at Nebraska, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. He had a successful run with his alma mater, leading the Cornhuskers to a Big Ten championship and four NCAA Regional appearances in eight seasons.