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Abortion opponents rally at Capitol during ‘crucial time in Arizona’

PHOENIX – Abortion opponents packed the plaza outside the Arizona Capitol on Friday in an impassioned display of anti-abortion advocacy at what one advocate called "a crucial time in Arizona" for the abortion fight.


Upstart Royals look to familiar face Will Smith for resurgence help

SURPRISE – The only player in MLB history to capture three consecutive titles for different teams, Will Smith returns to the one he broke in with to pursue not only his fourth title, but to help return the Kansas City Royals to relevance.


‘It’s pretty terrifying’: Ex-Suns guard Rex Chapman’s memoir sparks conversations on addiction, recovery in Tempe

TEMPE – From basketball star to addiction to social media influencer, Rex Chapman continues to speak honestly and shed light on his struggles throughout his life.

The candid reflections of former Phoenix Suns guard Rex Chapman delve into themes of humility, addiction and redemption Tuesday at Tempe's Changing Hands Bookstore. (Screen grab by Jack Pierson/Cronkite News)

Kahleah Copper, Natasha Cloud excited for new beginnings with Phoenix Mercury

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Mercury made a big splash during the offseason, picking up Natasha Cloud via free agency and Kahleah Copper via trade. The pair is excited to get to work in Phoenix and bring the Mercury back to championship contention in 2024.

From competitors last season to teammates in 2024, Kahleah Copper, left, and Natasha Cloud aim to reposition the Phoenix Mercury atop the WNBA standings after going 9-31 in 2023. (Photo by Melissa Tamez/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Gator greats: Xavier College Prep’s ongoing sports dynasty is decades in the making

PHOENIX – Through history, tradition, family and immense talent, Xavier College Prep has established itself as the greatest dynasty in Arizona high school sports with no sign of stopping anytime soon.


Connected, dangerous and complete: Arizona Diamondbacks aim to cement place among MLB’s elite teams

SCOTTSDALE — As the Arizona Diamondbacks enter 2024 Spring Training, they carry the momentum of their surprising 2023 World Series journey, armed with a bolstered roster and a renewed sense of determination.

Manager Torey Lovullo's Arizona Diamondbacks are poised to prove that their unity, talent and hunger make them a force to be reckoned with in 2024. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

MLB managers praise Arizona Diamondbacks for improbable success in 2023

GLENDALE — The Diamondbacks shocked the baseball world with their improbable 2023 postseason run that resulted in a World Series appearance. Looking toward 2024, numerous MLB managers have praised the team for the team’s recent success.

San Diego Padres manager and part-time Valley resident Bob Melvin discusses the 2023 run of the Diamondbacks, a team he used to manage. (Photo by Joseph Eigo/Cronktie News)

Community 43 supplements Phoenix traditional mental health services with ‘clubhouse’ model focused on social and cognitive skills

PHOENIX — Community 43, a Phoenix mental health facility, uses a “clubhouse” model to provide recreational opportunities for members to improve quality of life and regain independence.


Road to Omaha: ASU baseball team begins 2024 season with renewed confidence

PHOENIX – The Arizona State baseball team will kick off its season Friday night. After a disappointing end to 2023, the Sun Devils have high hopes for this campaign.


3-Peat? Koa, Perry boys basketball seek third straight title riding chemistry, family history

GILBERT – The Perry Pumas are the top-ranked basketball program in the state of Arizona among all AIA-sanctioned teams. Perry hopes to win a third straight state championship, thanks in large part to Coach Duane, Koa Peat, and the team’s exceptional chemistry and morale.

Perry High School forward Koa Peat leads his team toward another shot at basketball glory this postseason. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NCAA sets forth plan to extend protection for athletes with new Post-Eligibility Insurance Program

PHOENIX – At the NCAA Convention in Phoenix, officials previewed their new Post Eligibility Insurance Program. The policy goes live in August and aims to be an extra layer of protection for NCAA athletes.

The Post-Eligibility Insurance Program, set to take effect Aug. 1, aims to offer extended coverage and support beyond an athlete's eligibility period. (Photo by Erica Denhoff/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

State of Indian Nations is good, but could be better, speakers say

WASHINGTON - Tribal nations are seeing themselves represented more than ever before in the government, but they still need to make their voices heard more loudly at the ballot box, the president of the National Congress of American Indians said Monday.