With pandemic in the rearview mirror, Memorial Day travel expected to boom
WASHINGTON - Memorial Day weekend travelers are expected to pack roads and airports at or above pre-pandemic levels this year, with experts saying that an estimated 42.3 million Americans are likely to travel. Of those, about 887,000 will be from Arizona.
Chef’s special: Anthony Pressley parlays 200-pound weight loss into cooking for world’s best boxers
PHOENIX – Anthony Pressley went from overweight at 400 pounds to a performance chef for world champion boxers such as Tyson Fury and Errol Spence Jr., using the same cooking techniques that helped him lose 200 pounds naturally.
A slice of home: Sydney Seigel’s backyard dream plays out at 2023 NCAA Women’s Golf Championship
SCOTTSDALE – Phoenix native and Pinnacle High alum Sydney Seigel competed as a member of the University of Tulsa golf team last weekend at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club, and she brought a crowd to watch her fulfill a dream of playing close to home.
Goodbye, Oakland? A’s potential move to Las Vegas has familiar ring
PHOENIX – The Oakland Athletics are one of the most storied franchises in baseball. However, no one knows their story because they moved from Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland and now could move to Las Vegas, less than five hours from Phoenix.
The hot-tub league: How a Mesa spa brought spring training to Arizona
MESA — Buckhorn Baths Motel is part of the reason why spring training is in Arizona. The spa attracted the attention of many teams looking for some much-needed rest and relaxation. But the hotel and spa has fallen into disrepair.
Despite hostile ‘home’ crowd, U.S. earns draw against rival Mexico in Glendale
GLENDALE – The U.S. battled back to secure a late draw against Mexico in Glendale after falling behind in the second half. The tie extends the U.S. unbeaten record against Mexico to five straight games.
Transfer portal forces reflection, changes for Arizona men’s and women’s basketball programs
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.
ASU spring game gives fans first glimpse at Kenny Dillingham, new-look roster
TEMPE – Arizona State played its annual spring game and gave fans a sneak peak at what Sun Devil football will look like under new coach Kenny Dillingham. The game demonstrated his pledge to activate the Sun Devil fan base to bring back the winning ways of Arizona State football.
Serie de tormentas en California y Arizona benefician a algunos agricultores mientras afectan a otros.
LOS ÁNGELES – Una serie de tormentas han azotado California y Arizona después de años de sequía. Algunos agricultores, como los que cultivan uvas para el vino, dan la bienvenida a las lluvias, mientras que otros, como los que cultivan fresas, dicen que han perjudicado la cosecha.
Under new leadership, Arizona Cardinals explore options with third pick in the 2023 NFL Draft
PHOENIX – After an underwhelming 2022 season, the Cardinals are hoping to make the right selection to find success in their first year under new general manager Monti Ossenfort and coach Jonathan Gannon.
Flood or feast: Drought-busting storms create winners and losers among farmers
LOS ANGELES – A series of storms have lashed California and Arizona after years of drought. Some farmers, like those growing grapes for wine, welcome the deluge while others, like those growing strawberries, say they have hurt the harvest.
ASU quarterback competition heats up as Sun Devils enter second week of spring practice
TEMPE – After a busy offseason in Tempe for coach Kenny Dillingham, spring football will provide an opportunity to see his quarterbacks for the first time. While there may be plenty of skill at the position, only one will be labeled the starter.