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Baseball’s finishing school: How the Arizona Fall League shapes the destiny of MLB’s best

PHOENIX – Since 1992, the Arizona Fall League has been the epicenter of Major League Baseball’s future superstars. In total, AFL alumni have amassed 355 All-Star Game appearances, 22 MVPs and eight Cy Young Awards.

The Arizona Fall League plays a pivotal role in honing the skills of future MLB players while putting the spirit of competition on full display. (Photo by Jason Hanna/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

COVID-19 is a ‘crisis within a crisis’ for homeless people

PHOENIX – Homeless people are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, but its impact on them is largely a mystery as data collection is sparse and, minus any coordinated federal response, local governments must figure out how to protect their homeless during the pandemic.

‘A really sad night’: Beloved sports shrine Don & Charlie’s closes its doors

SCOTTSDALE – After nearly 40 years in business, Don & Charlie’s closed its doors Wednesday night leaving behind a full legacy.

Arizona remembers 9/11: A look at how we honored the victims

TEMPE - Arizonans pay tribute to the victims of 9/11, from the flag display at Tempe Beach Park to behind the wheels of Harleys in Scottsdale.

New downtown Phoenix arena could bring end to Coyotes’ bumpy desert road

When the Winnipeg Jets moved to the desert and became the Phoenix Coyotes in 1996, it was a bold statement, part of the NHL’s efforts in the 1990s to place hockey in markets previously believed untenable.