Allure of leading Arizona pulls Lloyd away from Gonzaga

“This was the only place I would have left Gonzaga, to come to be the head coach at the University of Arizona,” Lloyd said Thursday as he was introduced at Arizona. “I can’t wait to start this adventure.”

Arizona Gov. Ducey signs bill legalizing sports betting

The measure adds additional types of table games at tribal casinos and for the first time allows sports betting under licenses issued to tribes and pro sports teams. It also allows gambling on fantasy sports and new Keno games at horse race tracks and fraternal organizations.

USC basketball hit with 2 years’ probation, fine by NCAA

The NCAA hit Southern California’s men’s basketball program with two years’ probation on Thursday because a former assistant coach violated NCAA ethics rules when he accepted a bribe to steer players to a business management company.

PGA Tour, DraftKings opening sportsbook at TPC Scottsdale

The PGA Tour and the daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced they will open a retail sportsbook at the TPC Scottsdale. The announcement comes after Arizona lawmakers approved House Bill 2772, which clears the way for sports betting and fantasy sports to operate legally.