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Paradise lost: Coyotes, fans share emotional embrace in Arizona swan song

TEMPE — In an emotionally charged atmosphere at a sold-out Mullett Arena, the Arizona Coyotes played what was likely their final game in the Valley after 28 years.

Amid the uncertainty of relocation, devoted fans stand outside Mullett Arena as a symbol of solidarity and love for their beloved Arizona Coyotes. (Photo by Joseph Eigo/Cronkite News)

Arizona Coyotes, Valley fans brace for potential finale before rumored Salt Lake City move

SCOTTSDALE – In an emotionally charged atmosphere amid reports of an impending relocation to Salt Lake City, the Arizona Coyotes prepared for what could be their final game in the Valley on Wednesday against the Edmonton Oilers at Arizona State's Mullett Arena.

Arizona Coyotes rookie Josh Doan met with fans and signed autographs after practice Tuesday at the Ice Den in Scottsdale. (Photo courtesy of PHNX Sports)

The first Indigenous woman in space never planned on becoming an astronaut

AVONDALE – It was never in her plans to become the first Indigenous woman in space but Nicole Mann’s career path eventually took her there. At Estrella Mountain Community College, she shares her unorthodox journey of becoming a NASA astronaut.

UConn coach Dan Hurley’s recipe for success: passion, tough love and player respect

GLENDALE – UConn coach Dan Hurley is on the brink of his second national title in as many years ahead of Monday’s matchup with Purdue. But what makes one of the biggest personalities in college basketball unique and so dominant?

Final chapter: Teams set, storylines aplenty at NCAA Men’s Final Four

PHOENIX – Final Four week has arrived in the Valley, as UConn, Purdue, NC State, and Alabama fans descend upon Phoenix to watch their teams on college basketball’s biggest stage.

Mark Sears, named the West Region MVP, lifts the trophy high after leading Alabama to its first-ever Final Four appearance. (Photo by Bennett Silvyn/Cronkite News)

Next big thing: Freddy Peralta begins pathway to Brewers’ ace, will make first career Opening Day start

PHOENIX – After the departure of Corbin Burnes and long-term injuries to Brandon Woodruff and Devin Williams, Freddy Peralta is gearing up to be the next ace for the Brewers’ pitching staff and gets the nod for Opening Day.

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Freddy Peralta is gearing up to be the next ace for the Milwaukee Brewers’ pitching staff and has secured the nod for Friday’s Opening Day. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Broken heart? With determination, treatment, GCU’s Tyon Grant-Foster finds his way back to basketball

SPOKANE, Wash. – When he collapsed twice because of a heart problem, Grand Canyon's Tyon Grant-Foster thought his basketball career was over. Instead, he is leading the Lopes in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Voters hit the polls for Arizona presidential preference election

PHOENIX – The Arizona presidential preference election drew some voters out on Election Day, though many who participated in the partisan election had already voted via mail-in ballot for their chosen presidential candidate. Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are already their parties’ presumptive nominees.

Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes speaks at the State Capitol Executive Tower on March 19, 2024. (Photo by Mariah Temprendola/Cronkite News)

GCU men punch ticket into NCAA Tournament after winning WAC Championship bout over UT Arlington

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon University grinded out a victory in the WAC Championship game over UT Arlington, while earning a bid into the NCAA Tournament. This is the second-consecutive title and third in four years under coach Bryce Drew.

Black Americans three times as likely to experience kidney failure as whites

PHOENIX — Black Americans are more likely to experience kidney failure than any other racial group in the United States, as the community has high rates of high blood pressure and diabetes.

Angela Beatty on her way to receive dialysis on Feb. 28. Beatty says untreated high blood pressure caused her kidney disease. (Photo by Jack Orleans/Cronkite News)

Therapy dogs take on mental health support in schools

PHOENIX – Schools are utilizing therapy dogs for mental health support to students and faculty. Both K-12 and colleges are turning to furry friends for comfort.

Alan Amaro pets therapy dog Dash at Gateway Community College on Jan. 30, 2024. Dash is handled by owner Monica Buensuceso. (Photo by Marnie Jordan/Cronkite News)

Sister, sister: Two sets of siblings give GCU beach volleyball team unique identity

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon University’s beach volleyball team features two pairs of sisters, giving the Lopes an edge when it comes to chemistry.