Watch the Suns Wherever You Go With FOX Sports GO

The Phoenix Suns are playing, but you are at a dinner with you family, last-minute grocery shopping, at the gym, watching your kid’s game or out of town. We have good news for you Suns fans — now you can watch every Suns game even if you aren’t at home in front of your television!

FOX Sports GO provides live streaming of the Suns telecast on FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports Arizona Plus. If you are at home, you can use or if you’re on the move, use the FOX Sports Go mobile app. All you have to do is download the FOX Sports GO app or go to and sign in through your participating pay-TV provider. Just like that, you’ll be able to watch any Suns game live as well as other FOX Sports Arizona programming.

FOX Sports GO is available for customers of COX Communications, DIRECTV, Cable One, Medicom, Orbitel, and Suddenlink within the state of Arizona.

FOX Sports GO is also available for customers of DIRECTV and Comcast in New Mexico.

The FOX Sports Go mobile app and internet streaming is currently available on the following platforms: iOS, Android, Fire Tablets and Fire Phones, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, select Windows devices, and on desktops.

But wait, it gets better! If you download FOX Sports GO from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store – it’s free!

To use the FOX Sports GO app on your preferred device, just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Download the FOX Sports GO app on your preferred device or go to
  2. Click on a participating pay-TV provider and sign in with your account information.(If you do not know your account information, contact your provider to obtain your username and password).
  3. Select FOX Sports Arizona and enjoy the Suns wherever you go!

Never miss another moment!

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FOX Sports Arizona Offers Advice to Arizona State University Students

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Seven of FOX Sports Arizona’s staff members served on an annual speaker panel for students in Arizona State University’s Sports Business Association – a student driven organization for students wishing to work in the sports industry. The discussion took place at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication last Thursday night (Oct. 22).

The discussion was moderated by Jody Jackson – one of FOX Sports Arizona’s hosts and reporters. Members of the panel included Brian Hogan (Sr. Vice President & General Manager), Craig Ritchie (Executive Producer), Dave Lumia (Digital Content Manager), Brett Hansen (Director of Marketing and Communications), Susanna Kilby (Affiliate Sales Manager) and Jamie Zissis (Account Executive). Kilby and Zissis are Cronkite School alumni.

The discussion started with the speakers giving their personal and professional background, their path in the sports industry and finally how they arrived at FOX Sports Arizona. From there, Jody moderated the discussion to allow the students to understand the ins and outs about the sports television profession. The panel then opened up for questions from the students about the industry. Students either raised their hand or tweeted in questions for the panel to answer. The questions were engaging and thought provoking for our speakers and helped showcase all that FOX Sports Arizona has to offer.

In total, the discussion lasted around 90-minute and had over 100 students in attendance.

Those in attendance reacted very positively and posted their thoughts on social media:

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FOX Sports Arizona Wins Six Emmy Awards

Congratulations goes out to the FOX Sports Arizona staffers who were honored with Emmy wins last Saturday! The six Emmys were the most for the network since 2011 and the awards were spread across live event, original programming and our promo departments.

Also, an even bigger round of congratulations goes to our coordinating producer Mark Reda for being inducted into the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame! Click here to watch his induction video featuring Eric Shanks, Mark Grace, Thom Brennaman, Rod Allen, Bob Brenly and more.

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Mark Reda makes his acceptance speech after being inducted into the Silver Circle

Here’s a rundown of the Emmys that were won:

Writer – Program (Non News): Todd Walsh

Sports – Daily or Weekly Program: D-backs The 10th Inning (Josh Kelman, Tom Elsner, Todd Walsh, Rusty Francisco

Sporting Event/Game – Live Unedited: D-backs Baseball – The Art of Pitching (Bill Cochran, Mitch Riggin, Steve Berthiaume, Bob Brenly)

Interview/Discussion – Program/Special or Series: Cup of Coffee With Steve Berthiaume – Bronson Arroyo episode (Steve Berthiaume, Josh Kelman, Tom Elsner, Rusty Francisco)

Promotion Program – Campaign: Great Moments Happen Here (Al Porteous/Scott Powell)

Promotion Program – Sports: AIA High School Championships (Al Porteous/Scott Powell)

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Rusty Francisco, Tom Elsner & Josh Kelman won Emmys in two different categories

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FOX Sports Arizona Treats Loyal Twitter Fans to D-Backs Game

FOX Sports Arizona is constantly posting on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter to promote the network while also trying to make our fans feel noticed. We enjoy engaging with fans about their favorite teams while focusing on the local sports landscape. Twitter is one of the platforms we like the most – since December 2008 we have gained nearly 45,000 followers and found it to be an effective promotional tool and a way to find out what our viewers are thinking. Some of them have been here since the beginning, while others may have just started to follow us and we enjoy the engagement they provide on a daily basis.

These positive interactions do not go unnoticed, so FOX Sports Arizona decided to reward six of our most loyal D-backs Tweeps (and a guest) with a night in our suite at the Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Colorado Rockies game on Sept. 29. It was awesome to get to interact with them and prove there is a person behind the screen who reads their tweets every day and they mean a great deal to our network. After the game (and during), the fans posted tweets about their night in our suite (they even got on TV!) and thanked us for the experience. It was truly our pleasure to thank them for their constant support!

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FOX Sports Arizona Nominated for 10 Emmy Awards

Last night, the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced its Emmy nominations and FOX Sports Arizona received 10 nominations spanning across its production, original programming and on-air promotions departments.

  • On Camera Talent/Anchors: Todd Walsh
  • Writer – Program (Non News): Todd Walsh
  • Sports – News Single Story: The Yarnell 19 (Josh Kelman/Rusty Francisco)
  • Sports – Daily or Weekly Program: D-backs The 10th Inning (Josh Kelman, Tom Elsner, Todd Walsh, Rusty Francisco
  • Sports – Daily or Weekly Program: D-backs Live (Brian Henry/Heather Berry)
  • Sporting Event/Game – Live Unedited: D-backs Baseball – The Art of Pitching (Bill Cochran, Mitch Riggin, Steve Berthiaume. Bob Brenly)
  • Interview/Discussion – Feature/Segment: 5 Minutes In The Box With Tyson Nash (Josh Kelman, Tom Elsner, Rusty Francisco, Tyson Nash)
  • Interview/Discussion – Program/Special or Series: Cup of Coffee With Steve Berthiaume – Bronson Arroyo episode (Steve Berthiaume, Josh Kelman, Tom Elsner, Rusty Francisco)
  • Promotion Program – Campaign: Great Moments Happen Here (Al Porteous/Scott Powell)
  • Promotion Program – Sports: AIA High School Championships (Al Porteous/Scott Powell)

Congratulations to all nominees! The winners will be announced at this year’s Emmy Award ceremony on Oct. 17 at Talking Stick Resort.

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New Football Show Coming to FOX Sports Arizona

“Brad Cesmat’s Football AZ” Debuts on FOX Sports Arizona

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SCOTTSDALE — Longtime Arizona sportscaster Brad Cesmat and Arizona Ford Dealers are teaming up to launch Brad Cesmat’s Football AZ, a program that will provide unprecedented coverage of professional, college and high school football on multiple platforms across Arizona.

The program debuts Wednesday on Cesmat’s all-sports website,, as well as FOX Sports Arizona, where it will air on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

“I believe there is a strong appetite for football coverage 12 months a year in Arizona,” said Cesmat, whose staff will produce the show out of Skyview Network studios in Scottsdale. “This is not just a football-on-Sunday state. This is a seven-day-a-week football state. Nothing like this has been done before.”

Cesmat began his career as part of the start-up of XTRA in San Diego/Los Angeles in 1988. In 1993 he moved to the Valley, where he hosted a sports talk show at KTAR-AM and later served as sports anchor at KTVK.

“The Arizona Ford Dealers Association is pleased to be the title sponsor on this pioneering show,” said Tim Hovik, chairman of the Arizona Ford Dealers Association. “Like Ford, Brad has earned the trust of sports fans across the state. Brad has been a visionary in sports media and we are excited to partner with him.”

“Brad’s show will help complement our popular D-backs, Coyotes and Suns coverage and will give football fans a look at the games and topics that matter most in Arizona,” said Brian Hogan, FOX Sports Arizona Sr. Vice President & General Manager.

The partnership with Ford expands the reach of, which streams on and also shares content with Ch. 12, CW6, Skyview Network and

Cesmat launched in 2012 to reach large audiences that were migrating to the digital realm. “I took my years of experience at KTAR and KTVK and created a digital platform,” Cesmat said. “This show is just another piece in our digital platform as we continue to grow the brand.”

Upcoming scheduled airings on FOX Sports Arizona:

Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 17 at 6:00 p.m., 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

–30– is a multi-platform digital media-based content company that was founded in 2012 by Brad Cesmat. It focuses exclusively on Arizona sports, from the professional ranks to the colleges and high schools. For more information, visit

Andrew Bagnato

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Randy Johnson’s #51 Retirement – FOX Sports Arizona Coverage

Saturday August 8th was a day that FOX Sports Arizona, the Arizona Diamondbacks and D-backs fans have been looking forward to since the start of the 2015 season. Why? It was the  day newly inducted Baseball Hall of Famer, Randy Johnson would have his #51 retired by the D-backs. FOX Sports Arizona had the day covered extensively on televison  – and across all social media platforms as well!

Randy’s big day began at 9:30 am with FOX Sports Arizona replaying Randy Johnson’s 20 strikeout game as well as his perfect game before the jersey number retirement ceremony.

The FOX Sports Arizona Fan Express bus rolled to Chase Field from Tolleson as 50 lucky fans won two tickets to the game and the opportunity to ride on the Fan Express bus to watch the Diamondbacks take on the Cincinnati Reds on this special night.

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Chase Field had a playoff type atmosphere with a crowd of over 40,000 eagerly waiting for “The Big Unit” to take the Diamondback mound one last time.


At roughly 5:00 pm, Randy took his final walk from the Diamondback bullpen to greet the anxious Chase Field crowd. Making his way to the mound, he greeted the only other D-back to have his jersey number retired – Luis Gonzalez , as well as former and current Diamondbacks front office executives Jerry Colangelo, Joe Garagiola Jr, Ken Kendrick and Derrick Hall.

Before the ceremony began, current President and CEO Derrick Hall had a gift for the Rock ‘n Roll lefty. A limited edition Rush gold plated drum set! His reaction to this generous gift was priceless.

Randy thanked all of the front office, fans and family throughout the Diamondback organization for making his experience in Major League Baseball the best time of his life.

Once the game started and the fans settled into their seats, Randy made his way up to the FOX Sports Arizona broadcast booth to join former D-backs manager Bob Brenly and Steve Berthiaume on air. Even a little friend made a visit to remind Randy about that time on March 24th 2001.

Randy was a busy man doing interviews and talk shows but his big moment of fame came during the D-backs Legends Race.  Randy Johnson let teammate Mark Grace win his first ever Legends Race. Check out our Snapchat Story for all of the exclusive coverage from Saturday night.

Although the D-backs couldn’t get a win on Randy’s jersey retirement night, the evening was unforgettable. The fans, the Rush gold plated drum set, sitting in the booth with Bob and Steve and witnessing Gracie win the Legends Race, Chase Field was the place to be and FOX Sports Arizona was the network to watch!

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