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After forfeiting point to protest racial slur, San Diego Loyal take on Rising

Phoenix Rising take on San Diego Loyal, the club that protested an opposing player’s use of a racial slur and forfeited a point.


Snap decision: High school football back this week after AIA OKs return

PHOENIX - Amidst COVID-19, high school football gets underway this week. Here is a look at some of the top teams in Arizona.


Hooligans With Heart: Phoenix Rising’s Red Fury reaches out to refugees

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC supporters group the Red Fury raises funds for refugees at the North Phoenix Christian Soccer Club.


Cardinals own mistakes, but remain confident in playoff chances

PHOENIX - The Cardinals took responsibility for their loss to the Detroit Lions, but expressed confidence that they could bounce back and contend for the NFC West crown.


Tale of two brothers: Brinson, Steenn Pasichnuk share hockey journey from ASU to San Jose

PHOENIX- From their childhood days of ice fishing on Moose Lake in Bonnyville, Alberta to building the hockey program from the ground up at Arizona State, Brinson and Steenn Pasichnuk have been inseparable every step of their hockey journey.


Will Arizona’s return to high school football turn into recruiting advantage?

PHOENIX – Arizona high school players and coaches start competition this week. Is this giving state schools a recruiting advantage?


Diamondbacks’ Kole Calhoun right at home in first season of Arizona homecoming

After spending the bulk of his career with the Los Angeles Angels, Arizona native Kole Calhoun joined the Diamondbacks and has made an impact in an abbreviated 2020 season.


Former Arizona Fall League players reflect on cancellation of season

PHOENIX - MLB has decided to cancel the 2020 Arizona Fall League season, prompting some players to look back on memories in the Valley.


‘Very real’: Mental health issues spike in high school athletes due to lack of sports, study shows

PHOENIX - The continuous uncertainty of the pandemic has brought along an increase in anxiety and depression among high school athletes.


Bizarre ending to Phoenix Rising match rattles USLC Group B playoff picture

PHOENIX - The bizarre ending to Saturday’s Phoenix Rising versus San Diego Loyal match has turned USLC Group B into a four-way dogfight.


Pac-12 conference calls audible, will return to football competition Nov. 6

The Pac-12 became the last Power Five conference to announce its return. Will play seven games.


‘Cruel irony’: COVID-19 stalls momentum of women’s soccer

PHOENIX - After winning the World Cup in 2019, the U.S. national team helped women's soccer skyrocket in popularity. Then COVID-19 hit.