Thursday, October 02, 2014

SPORTS

Group Free

October 9-25
Arizona Coyotes
Regular season action gets under way Oct. 9, 7 p.m., vs. Winnipeg Jets; Oct. 11, vs. Los Angeles Kings; Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., vs. Edmonton Oilers; Oct. 18, vs. St. Louis Blues; and Oct. 25, vs. Florida Panthers. 6 p.m. faceoff unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, coyotes.nhl.com, 480-563-PUCK.

October 12, 26
Arizona Cardinals
Oct. 12, 1:25 p.m., vs. Washington Redskins; and Oct. 26, 1:05 p.m., vs. Philadelphia Eagles. Call for ticket prices. University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale, azcardinals.com, 602-379-0102.

October 18
Sun Devil Football
The team takes on Stanford University. Call for kickoff time and ticket prices. ASU Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, thesundevils.com, 480-965-2381.

October 18-May 5
Off to the Races
Thoroughbred horse racing returns as the track opens its 59th season. An opening celebration, Oct. 18, includes a family fun park, live music and free T-shirts for the first 4,000 paid guests. Gates open at 11 a.m.; post time, 1 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Turf Paradise, 1501 W. Bell Rd., Phoenix, turfparadise.com, 602-942-1101.

October 29, 31
Phoenix Suns
The team kicks off the home season by hosting the Los Angeles Lakers, Oct. 29; and San Antonio Spurs, Oct. 31. 7 p.m. tip-off. Call for ticket prices. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, suns.com, 602-379-7878.

October 29-November 2
Charles Schwab Cup Championship
The season-ending event of the Champions Tour features the top 30 players on the tour's official money list. This year's defending champion is Fred Couples. Call for times and ticket prices. Desert Mountain Club, 10550 E. Desert Hills Dr., Scottsdale, schwabcup.com, 904-285-3700.

 

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