Through April 1
The boys of summer spend spring in the Valley so grab some sunscreen and catch the action – and maybe a homerun souvenir. The Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies play throughout the Phoenix area. Visit cactusleague.com for a complete schedule.
Devin Booker and team hit the court March 2, vs. Charlotte Hornets; March 3, vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (includes induction of Al McCoy into the Ring of Honor); March 5, 3 p.m., vs. Boston Celtics; March 7, vs. Washington Wizards; March 9, 8:30 p.m., vs. Los Angeles Lakers; March 12, 6 p.m., vs. Portland Trailblazers; March 15, vs. Sacramento Kings; March 17, vs. Orlando Magic; and March 30, vs. Los Angeles Clippers. 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.
March 5, 6:30 p.m., vs. Carolina Hurricanes; March 9, vs. Ottawa Senators; March 11, 6 p.m., vs. New Jersey Devils; March 13, vs. Colorado Avalanche; March 16, vs. Detroit Red Wings; March 18, 6 p.m., vs. St. Louis Blues; March 29, 7:30 p.m. vs. St. Louis Blues; and March 31, vs. Washington Capitals. 7 p.m. faceoff unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, coyotes.nhl.com, 480-563-PUCK.
Parada del Sol Rodeo
The PRCA-sanctioned event attracts world-class bull riders, ropers, steer wrestlers, bronc riders, barrel racers, rodeo clowns and bullfighters. The adrenaline kicks into overdrive on March 9 with Scottsdale Pro-Bull riding. Dances follow performances, Th-Sa. Call for times and ticket prices. WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, paradadelsol.net, 480-990-3179.
The five-time Arena Bowl champs take on the Colorado Crush. 6 p.m. kickoff. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, azrattlers.com, 602-514-TDTD.
LPGA Founders Cup
Sei Young Kim is defending champion as this tournament features a full field of LPGA players competing for a $1.5 million purse. Visit website for times and ticket prices. Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, 5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix, lpgafounderscup.com.
Professional Bull Riding
The top 35 bull riders in the world face off against the toughest bulls during riveting eight-second battles. Sa, 6:45 p.m.; Su, 1:45 p.m. $20-$105. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.