Jan. 3, vs. Miami Heat; Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., vs. Cleveland Cavaliers; Jan. 12, 8 p.m., vs. Dallas Mavericks; Jan. 14, 4 p.m., vs. San Antonio Spurs; Jan. 16, vs. Utah Jazz; Jan. 24, vs. Minnesota Timberwolves; Jan. 28, vs. Denver Nuggets; and Jan. 30, 8:30 p.m., vs. Memphis Grizzlies. 7 p.m. tip-off unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, suns.com, 602-379-7878.
Jan. 7, 6 p.m., vs. New York Islanders; Jan. 13, vs. Winnipeg Jets; Jan.14, 6 p.m., vs. Anaheim Ducks; Jan. 21, 6 p.m., vs. Tampa Bay Lightning; Jan. 23, vs. Florida Panthers; Jan. 26, vs. Vancouver Canucks; and Jan. 31, vs. Los Angeles Kings. 7 p.m. faceoff unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, coyotes.nhl.com, 480-563-PUCK.
The world’s most elite and talented motorcycle athletes invade the stadium for a battle of man and machine. Gates/pit party open at noon; racing starts at 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.