High school football programs across Arizona keep fallen Cesar Chavez player Chris Hampton in hearts
PHOENIX – The death of Christopher Hampton brought the Arizona high school football community together. AZ College Prep had Chris as its honorary captain for its first game. Adrenaline Fundraising raised money for Hampton’s family to attend his funeral.
PHOENIX — Josh Okogie's commitment to guarding the opponent's best players and making significant contributions on offense highlight his importance to the Suns' success this season.
PHOENIX – The 2023-24 Suns are entering what appears on paper to be one of their most promising seasons after a makeover directed by new owner Mat Ishbia. All-Star guard Devin Booker is the only player remaining from the team’s 2021 NBA Finals club, but he is now surrounded by a star-studded roster under the direction of a new coach.
PHOENIX – The NBA Board of Governors unanimously voted to approve the Player Participation Policy in an attempt to reduce load management. While some players like Devin Booker and Bradley Beal are supportive, others from past eras view rest as a disservice to the game.
TEMPE - The partnership between ASU and the Arizona Coyotes can be felt – and seen and heard – at Tempe’s Mullett Arena, the Valley’s hottest ice spot.
STANFORD, Calif. – The Arizona Wildcats earned a come-from-behind victory in Palo Alto, California but the significance of this game went beyond the Stanford Stadium turf. The game marked the last time Arizona and Stanford will play each other in a Pac-12 Conference football game. For some players in the game, it was the final – or only – opportunity to play against their “home” team.
TEMPE – Cactus League play in 2023 contributed $418 million to Arizona’s economy, an Arizona State study shows, and benefited from no COVID-19 restrictions and no labor stoppage.
Cut and confidence: Chicanos Por la Causa offers free back-to-school haircuts to boost confidence, help families
PHOENIX – Chicanos Por La Causa Community Center offered free haircuts for families to ensure everyone can look their best for the beginning of the school year.
PHOENIX – Born and raised in Phoenix, Michael Carbajal stands as Arizona's greatest boxer, celebrated for his Olympic success in 1988 and numerous title triumphs. Legendary figures from the boxing world reflect on his illustrious career and immense contributions to the sport.
PHOENIX – Republican Sen. Anthony Kern gave ASU 60 days to look into claims that faculty members at its honors college bullied students into not attending a school event because of its political speakers.
LAS VEGAS – Summer league is more than an opportunity for players to earn roster spots in the NBA. It’s 11 days of celebrity sighting in these Las Vegas arenas.
FLAGSTAFF – For many, Flagstaff is known as the running capital of the world. A look at how it got there and how it helped create one of the best-kept secrets among collegiate sports dynasties: the Northern Arizona University men’s cross-country team.