PHOENIX – Advancing to the knockout round, the Suns will play the Lakers in the quarterfinals of the NBA's innovative in-season tournament. This bold move by the league aims to intensify competition in the early stages of the season, with new courts, jerseys and financial incentives.
SCOTTSDALE – First Tee-Phoenix is an organization dedicated to educating and empowering the youth generation through the game of golf. The organization held a 20th anniversary dinner at Ocean 44 to raise funds, drawing celebrities and pro golfers to the red carpet.
PHOENIX – The popularity of women’s sports is exploding, but media coverage is still lacking. Now there is a 24-hour TV network dedicated to women’s sports, and industry leaders believe the time is finally right for the Women’s Sports Network.
WASHINGTON - When lawmakers faced off for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, it wasn't to show off their athleticism. It was to raise money for charity and have fun, but mostly it was to relax and relate to each other in a friendlier atmosphere, if only for a night.
PHOENIX – A report from Rounds Consulting Group and the Arizona Alliance of Golf have found that the golf industry in Arizona contributes more than $6 billion to the economy.
Insomnia can happen to anyone, especially as life stressors like studying for exams, going through menopause or caring for a family member occur. The graphic comic, “Eve’s Insomnia,” shows the struggle toward solutions.
TEMPE – The Arizona Cardinals' top draft pick doesn't just play football. He also speaks Mandarin Chinese and Portuguese, and started a charity for veterans while he still played at Ohio State. Paris Johnson Jr. is bringing a lot to the table and the Cardinals are thrilled.
TUCSON – After a subpar March Madness performance by the Arizona men’s and women’s basketball programs, it did not take long for players to take advantage of the transfer portal and choose to find a new home for next season.
WASHINGTON - Arizona started purging people from the pandemic-inflated Medicaid rolls this month, a process that could end up pushing more than 600,000 people off the plan, health officials and advocates said.
LAS VEGAS – In Arizona State’s opening game of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, the Sun Devils defeated Oregon State 63-57 to set up a key game against USC.
GLENDALE – Tracy McGrady went head-to-head with Robert Griffin III in the 2023 Celebrity Flag Football Game last Saturday. The Celeb Flag Football Game is more than just a game, it’s an event supporting military foundations and local businesses.
SCOTTSDALE – The WM Phoenix Open is one of the most famous golf events of the year. Largely known for its unique atmosphere, the tournament provides more than just rowdy fans and a one-of a-kind golf spectacle. It also gives back to the community and raises millions of dollars for Arizona charities.