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‘Tighten the screws’: As Suns near first playoffs since 2010, keys to success emerge

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns are about to make their first appearance in the NBA playoffs since the 2009-10 season. Although they already feel as if they are in that environment, several keys have emerged that could help them find success.


No 9-irons needed: Disc golf participation soars during coronavirus pandemic

PHOENIX – When the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to most recreational sporting events and activities, people began looking elsewhere for exercise and competition. Many found disc golf as the answer.


Wearing retro on your sleeve: Vintage T-shirts pop up in resale stores, markets across Phoenix

PHOENIX – Metro Phoenix is home to a new wave of vintage resale that specializes in T-shirts, jeans and outerwear from the ’70s to the mid-2000s. The trend started on resale apps like DePop and Poshmark and ballooned into physical shops across the country, with pop-up markets and at least four storefronts opening locally.


Music to their ears: After yearlong wait, ASU marching band members reunite to play live  

After a yearlong wait, the Sun Devil Marching Band had its first and last live performance of the year at a recent soccer game. It was a much-needed gathering.


Arizonans with disabilities get COVID vaccinations, thanks to group effort

PHOENIX – Over 1,600 people got their first COVID-19 vaccinations at a recent event targeting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.


Run the land: Native women across the U.S. take to the roads and trails

TUCSON – A Navajo woman started an Instagram account that became a global running community. Now, Native Women Running inspires Indigenous women around the world.


Time to sue? Legal action may be necessary to secure more minority head coaches in NFL, experts say

PHOENIX – Time to sue? A Global Sport Matters panel discussed whether legal action could push the NFL and its team owners to hire more minority head coaches.


Through challenging season, Suns rookie Jalen Smith relying on strong foundation to make ‘every day count’

PHOENIX - Jalen Smith’s rookie season has been challenged by circumstances out of his control. But his foundation has helped him persevere through difficult times before, and he is confident it will do so again.


Biden cites infrastructure needs in Arizona, other states, to push plan

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal spelled out constructions needs in all states, including Arizona.


Christ: Slight bump in COVID-19 numbers cause for concern, not alarm

PHOENIX - The state health director said Friday that a "very, very small" increase in COVID-19 numbers is cause for concern but not alarm, and should serve as a reminder that people still need to observe health protocols.


Hey batta batta: Diamondbacks home opener brings changes, return to normalcy

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks believe Chase Field is fully equipped to safely host 20,000 fans for Friday’s home opener and the subsequent home series. After a rough road trip to start the season, the team is looking forward to the support.


Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Lucas pushes teammates, tells them, ‘I came back here to be legendary’

TEMPE – ASU wrapped up its spring season Sunday at Sun Devil Stadium. Coaches and players are confident they have the leadership and talent to succeed in the fall.