ASU Sun Devils vs. NAU Lumberjacks
The Arizona State Sun Devils open their 2022 football season at home against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. When the teams last met in 2016, ASU claimed victory by a score of 44-13. Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night will also be celebrated.
Sun Devil Stadium, 500 E. Veterans Way, Tempe, 7 p.m., tickets start at $18, thesundevils.com
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Milwaukee Brewers
SEPTEMBER 1 TO SEPTEMBER 4
The Arizona Diamondbacks kick off the final month of the Major League Baseball regular season with a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Likely to appear for the Brewers are left fielder Christian Yelich, first baseman Rowdy Tellez and shortstop Willy Adames. The first 10,000 fans in attendance for the September 3 game will receive a Ketel Marte cap.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 6:40 p.m. September 1, 6:40 p.m. September 2, 5:10 p.m. September 3, 1:10 p.m. September 4, tickets start at $15, mlb.com/dbacks
Phoenix Rising FC vs. Oakland Roots SC
Phoenix Rising FC takes on Oakland Roots SC in United Soccer League action. It is the second meeting between the two teams this season. The previous game resulted in a 0-0 draw. The occasion will also serve as Childhood Cancer Awareness Night.
Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex at Wild Horse Pass, 19593 S. 48th Street, Chandler, 7:30 p.m., tickets start at $22, phxrisingfc.com
Arizona Cardinals vs. Kansas City Chiefs
The Arizona Cardinals kick off their 2022 National Football League regular season with a matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Likely taking the field for the Chiefs are quarterback Patrick Mahomes, tight end Travis Kelece and wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. When the two teams last met in November 2018, Kansas City won by a score of 26-14.
State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, 5 p.m., tickets start at $99, azcardinals.com
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
SEPTEMBER 12 TO SEPTEMBER 14
Arizona will look to “Beat LA” when the Dodgers come to town for a series with the Diamondbacks. Likely to appear for the Dodgers are right fielder Mookie Betts, first baseman Freddie Freeman and shortstop Trea Turner. When the clubs last played in July, the Dodgers swept the Diamondbacks in a four-game series. The September 14 game will also serve as UA Night.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 6:40 p.m. September 12, 6:40 p.m. September 13, 6:40 p.m. September 14, tickets start at $25, mlb.com/dbacks
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres
SEPTEMBER 15 TO SEPTEMBER 18
The San Diego Padres come to town for an NL West division series with the Diamondbacks. Likely to appear for the Padres are third baseman Manny Machado, right fielder Juan Soto and first baseman Josh Bell. When the clubs last met in July, the Padres won two out of the three games in the series. The September 16, September 17 and September 18 games are part of Hispanic Heritage Weekend. The first 10,000 fans in attendance on September 17 will receive a Serpientes replica jersey.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 6:40 p.m. September 15, 6:40 p.m. September 16, 5:10 p.m. September 17, 1:10 p.m. September 18, tickets start at $15, mlb.com/dback
Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles
The Eastern Michigan Eagles will descend upon the Valley for a game against the Arizona State Sun Devils. It will be the first time that the two schools have played one another on the football field. City of Tempe Night will also be observed.
Sun Devil Stadium, 500 E. Veterans Way, Tempe, 8 p.m., tickets start at $17, thesundevils.com
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants
SEPTEMBER 23 TO SEPTEMBER 25
The Diamondbacks welcome the Giants to town for the final regular season series at Chase Field in 2022. Likely to appear for the Giants are left fielder Joc Pederson, third baseman Evan Longoria and first baseman Brandon Belt. When the teams last met, they split a four-game series with two wins each.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 6:40 p.m. September 23, 5:10 p.m. September 24, 12:40 p.m. September 25, tickets start at $19, mlb.com/dbacks
Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Utah Utes
The Arizona State Sun Devils kick off Pac-12 conference play against the Utah Utes. When the teams met last season, Utah won by a score of 35-21.
Sun Devil Stadium, 500 E Veterans Way, Tempe, time TBD, tickets start at $35, thesundevils.com
Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams, the defending Super Bowl champions, come to town to take on the Arizona Cardinals in an NFC West matchup. Likely to appear for the Rams are defensive end Aaron Donald, quarterback Matthew Stafford and wide receiver Cooper Kupp. The teams split last year’s season series with one win a piece.
State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, 5 p.m., tickets start at $48, azcardinals.com