Valley resident Kyndall Holstead did not attend the University of Alabama but has become a fan of the football dynasty Nick Saban has built there.
MARICOPA — If Kelley Dalton, one of the two drivers for the city of Maricopa’s public transportation system, doesn’t see passengers waiting at the designated, but unmarked, bus stop, she drives on to the next.
It’s a third of the game. It’s a phrase every football fan has heard a thousand times over -- special teams is a third of the game.
GLENDALE – Hours before the kickoff of the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship game, Clemson fans, with their orange and purple school colors flying proudly, had taken over at least one parking lot at University of Phoenix Stadium.
SCOTTSDALE — The Miracle League of Arizona ballpark in Scottsdale is a perfect miniature, carefully pieced together to fit the needs of its unique players: children and adults with disabilities.
Ask any coaches and they’ll likely say the same thing – winning championships, regardless of how many games you play, is hard. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney pointed to one of his associate head coaches as an example.
Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship game features Alabama's top-rated rushing defense and a Clemson front that ranks fifth in the nation in tackles for loss. Despite the gaudy numbers, both teams' offensive lines believe they're prepared for the challenge ahead thanks to the experience they have facing their talented teammates in practice.
When Alabama arrived in Arizona Friday night, wide receiver Richard Mullaney enjoyed the reaction of his teammates to something he had seen his whole life.
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Kim Vu could smell the salty sea breeze from the San Diego loft just above a local coffee shop.When she arrived, the Phoenix native was thrilled when she noticed a small gift – a birthday card with a bag of goodies.