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Texas, held ‘em: Defense holds Cards close in Houston as strong suit, eyes redemption vs. Rams

TEMPE – Under first-year coach Jonathan Gannon, the Arizona Cardinals defense continues to make strides, with a gritty, resilient group that made C.J. Stroud’s afternoon tough. Linebacker Josh Woods took over play-calling duties, and the Cardinals defense answered the bell.

Cardinals player make tackles

La propuesta en Arizona ayudaría a las familias de niños con discapacidades al pagar a los padres por ser cuidadores

QUEEN CREEK - Los fondos especiales de COVID-19 han estado pagando a los padres como cuidadores de sus hijos que necesitan atención especializada. Una extensión de ese acuerdo está programada para expirar, pero una nueva propuesta haría que el pago a los padres cuidadores sea un beneficio permanente en Arizona.

Brandi Coon, right, lifts her son, Tyson, to put him into a sling

Parents of children with disabilities could soon be paid as caregivers following Arizona proposal

QUEEN CREEK – Special COVID-19 funds have been paying parents as caregivers for their children needing specialized care. An extension of that arrangement is set to expire but a new proposal would make pay for parent caregivers a permanent benefit in Arizona.

Brandi Coon, right, lifts her son, Tyson, to put him into a sling

Don’t mess with Texas? Cardinals do, send Cowboys home with surprising loss

TEMPE – In Week 3, the Dallas Cowboys' visit to the Arizona Cardinals seemed like a potentially one-sided matchup, but the Cardinals stunned both the Cowboys and the football community. with a 28-16 win.


Women athletes fight for equality to level playing field in male-dominated sports

PHOENIX – With a long history of suppression, women athletes are rebelling through the domination of rugby, football and combat sports while going against the norm and paving paths for themselves.

UFC hopeful Leslie Hernandez fights out of Phoenix’s MMA Lab under the strawweight division, where she currently holds a record of 1-1. (Photo courtesy of Leslie Hernandez)

Arizona Cardinals put focus on building team chemistry as OTAs conclude

TEMPE – Conducting OTA workouts at their training facility in Tempe, the Cardinals continued ironing out the natural kinks that come with a new coaching staff and new players.

Arizona Cardinals offensive linemen Julién Davenport, left, and Paris Johnson Jr. observe drills during Wednesday's OTAs. Selected sixth overall in the 2023 NFL Draft, Johnson is projected to start this season. (Photo by Bobby Murphy/Cronkite News)

‘He knew how to outsmart guys’: Former coaches not surprised Cardinals hired Drew Terrell

PHOENIX – Drew Terrell is returning to the place where his football journey began. The Arizona Cardinals have hired the former Hamilton High School star as the team’s passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach.

Former Hamilton High School standout Drew Terrell spend three seasons coaching wide receivers with the Washington Commanders. Now he'll serve in a similar role as passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach for the Arizona Cardinals. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Standing 4 Black Girls keeps memories alive for missing and murdered Black women

LOS ANGELES – Women’s Leadership project Standing 4 Black Girls wants to increase awareness of the issue and bring justice to the missing and murdered Black girls across the nation.

Event-goers marched around Leimert Park chanting, “We’re standing for Black girls!” (Photo by Ayana Hamilton/Cronkite News)

‘Look good, feel good, play good’: Cardinals unveil new uniforms for first time since 2005

PHOENIX – The Cardinals invited fans and former players to attend the unveiling of the team’s new uniforms, which are a nod to tradition with a cleaner look.

News Cardinals coach Jonathan Gannon joked that looking sharp on the field will help the team to perform better. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

PHF Isobel Cup Championship brings professional women’s hockey to Arizona

TEMPE – The Premier Hockey Federation comes to Tempe’s Mullett Arena for Sunday’s Isobel Cup Championship. This marks the first time the PHF has held an event in Arizona with hopes of growing women’s hockey in the state.

The PHF will make its Arizona debut Sunday at Mullett Arena for the Isobel Cup Final between the Toronto Six and Minnesota Whitecaps. (Photo by Chris Tanouye/Getty Images)

Close to return, Marquise ‘Hollywood’ Brown expected to drive ‘hard bargain’ for new deal with Arizona Cardinals

PHOENIX – The Cardinals are poised to hand wide receiver Marquise ‘Hollywood’ Brown a handsome contract extension. Brown’s initial production and his aggressive agent working with leverage Arizona forfeited to acquire the 25-year-old figures to bolster the payday.


Una madre mexicana en Phoenix busca empoderar a otras mujeres con su historia de emprendimiento

PHOENIX – Imelda Hartley dijo que pasó por momentos duros, como la violación a la que fue sometida a los 12 años a manos de un amigo de la familia. Perdió la custodia de sus hijos dos veces, todo por las mentiras de terceros que, según ella, buscaban verla destruida. Pero Hartley salió victoriosa y busca contagiar su empoderamiento a otros.

Imelda prepara el tamal “Harmony”, uno de sus famosos tamales con espinaca orgánica y queso crema. (Foto de Jimena Vera/Cronkite Noticias)