Michael Phelps victorious in his return

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to...

Michael Phelps announces plans for 2016 Olympics

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't...

Madison Bumgarner struggles in spring debut

MESA, Ariz. - World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs...

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts believes playoffs are within reach

MESA, Ariz. - Tom Ricketts says he thinks the Chicago Cubs are set to take big steps this year toward ending their century-plus...

Manny Ramirez, Kevin Youkilis hired by Cubs

MESA, Ariz. - Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis were hired by Chicago Cubs' executive Theo Epstein, their old boss on the Boston...

Spring break beckons for millions of winter-weary people

...face off in practice games before the official start of Major League Baseball. The Cactus League in Arizona plays in Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, Peoria, Surprise and Glendale. The Grapefruit League in Florida plays in Bradenton, Clearwater...

Top-ranked Ko comes out on top Down Under

...and a double-bogey for 76.Defending champion Siddikur Rahman also carded 76 to finish tied for seventh. SYMETRA TOUR: In Mesa, Ariz., Hannah O'Sullivan, 16, became the youngest winner in tour history, shooting 3-under-par 69 for a four-stroke...

CCAIR to merge with Mesa Air Group

...announced Friday it plans to merge with Mesa Air Group. Charlotte, N.C.-based...share as part of the tentative deal with Mesa Air, a Farmington, N.M. airline that...Augusta to the US Airways hub in Charlotte. Mesa Air Group, which is relocating its headquarters...

Mesa tabled 4 games

NEW YORK - Colorado Rockies pitcher Jose Mesa was suspended four games by Major League Baseball on Friday for intentionally throwing at San Francisco shortstop Omar Vizquel. Mesa threw at Vizquel's head during the eighth inning of last Saturday's...

Mesa State forfeits volleyball season after suspension of 11 players

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Most of the players on the Mesa State volleyball team have been suspended, forcing the coach...only the second losing season since Crick took over in 1982. Mesa State athletic director Jim Paronto said all the players confronted...

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