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Suns vs. Warriors: A preview of postseason things to come?

PHOENIX – Tuesday’s matchup between the Suns and the Warriors lived up to its billing, as the shorthanded Suns extended their winning streak to 17 and defeated the top-seeded Warriors. Are these two franchises destined for a playoff classic?


NASCAR meets esports: Tournament provides unique opportunity for Boys & Girls Club members

PHOENIX – Phoenix Raceway hosted more than the NASCAR Championship on championship weekend. The racetrack partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley to host a first-of-its-kind Rocket League esports tournament.


Arizona jobless rate continues steady decline, workforce keeps growing

WASHINGTON – Arizona's unemployment rate continued its steady decline in October, falling to 5.2%, down a full percentage point from just two months earlier and almost one-third of the state's pandemic high, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data.


Thanksgiving dinner will cost Arizonans 5% more this year, but that’s less than U.S. average

PHOENIX – The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 36th annual Thanksgiving meal review shows Americans will pay almost 14% more for turkey and trimmings than they were last year, but in Arizona the rise is only 5%.


13 and counting: How far can streaking Phoenix Suns go?

PHOENIX - As the Phoenix Suns stretch their winning streak farther and farther, the target on their backs grows bigger and bigger. Not that they mind, because in their eyes, they are hunters, not prey.


Olympian heights: Sport climbing’s debut in Tokyo Games brings increased participation at all levels

TEMPE – Despite concerns among the climbing community regarding its format, sport climbing’s Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games has drawn more eyes to the already rising sport. With an increase in interest, more clubs and teams are popping up across the nation, including the Sun Devil Climbing club at Arizona State University.


Scorching hot: Phoenix Suns win nine straight after blocking out the noise

PHOENIX - The Suns return to Phoenix after a short but successful three-game road trip, stretching their win streak to nine games. Second in the conference and the hottest team in the league, the Suns are doing all they can to keep their minds on the court – and keep out the noise.


2 years, 7 months, 22 days: Brandon Williams back after long hoops layoff

WASHINGTON - It was just one game for former University of Arizona basketball standout Brandon Williams, but it was a meaningful one - his pro debut with the G-League Westchester Knicks ended a two-year, seven-month, 22-day wait to get back to the game he loves.


‘The Replacements’ help lead Cardinals to a win in San Francisco, improve to 8-1

PHOENIX – The Cardinals came away from San Francisco on Sunday with a victory thanks to a few players who stepped up with key players out.


Suns players, fans react to allegations of racism and misogyny against Robert Sarver

PHOENIX – Just hours after an ESPN story dropped about Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver and allegations of racism and misogyny within the organization, the team took to the court for a game against the Houston Rockets. Players, fans and coach Monty Williams react to the news.


From Ethier to Westphal to Meyers Drysdale, Arizona Sports Hall Of Fame class honored

PHOENIX - Ann Meyers Drysdale, Andre Ethier and the late Paul Westphal were among the inductees in the latest Arizona Sports Hall Of Fame class.


Sweet spot: Nona Lee’s role with Diamondbacks leads to more diversity, inclusion

PHOENIX – Nona Lee, an executive vice president and chief legal officer for the Arizona Diamondbacks, focuses much of her time on diversity and inclusion within the organization while helping women, minority and LGBTQ+ groups in the Valley.