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On the rise: Expensive youth sports clubs have deepened the economic divide

PHOENIX - Club sports are run by private associations that, unlike school-sponsored sports programs, charge high fees to participants who hope to enhance their individual or team skills. It is deepening the economic divide.


Suns get look at second-half schedule, learn Devin Booker added to All-Star Game

PHOENIX – The Suns are set to play 17 games against teams which have a record of .500 or better in the second half of their schedule.


Snub hub: Suns’ Devin Booker left off All-Star roster again, while Chris Paul named reserve

PHOENIX – Even though Chris Paul was named to the NBA All-Star Game, the bigger news was that Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker was snubbed.


How a recruiting ploy became a durable bond between Sun Devil wrestlers

When ASU wrestler Cohlton Schultz was dealt the unthinkable, his first friend on the team, Chad Porter, was there for him in a way no one else could be.

ASU wrestler Cohlton Schultz won this match against Gannon Gremmel.

Leighton Accardo’s spirit guides Lyndsey Fry through 96-mile rollerblading fundraiser

PHOENIX – Lyndsey Fry, the Arizona Coyotes’ Director of External Engagement & Female Hockey and the President of the Arizona Kachinas Hockey Association, rollerbladed 96 miles across the Valley to raise money for a newly created scholarship fund in honor of Leighton Accardo.


Sedentary and stressed? Get outside to improve health during COVID, experts advise

PHOENIX – Despite the pandemic, state parks saw record visitation over parts of 2020, and experts continue to encourage more outdoor activity for both physical – and mental – health.


Three influential Arizonans share their goals and challenges – and their inspiration

February is Black History Month, and Arizona PBS is honoring the contributions and achievements of Black Americans. Meet three influential leaders who have made an impact on our community.


Suns’ woes with closing games reappear in ‘disgusting’ loss to Brooklyn Nets

PHOENIX - After a six-game winning streak in which they appeared to solve late-game mishaps, the Phoenix Suns encountered some familiar struggles in their 128-124 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.


Mural featuring Phoenix Suns, Mercury highlight teams’ commitment to social justice

PHOENIX - Five Phoenix Suns and Mercury figures are featured in one of the Black History Matters murals. Twenty-eight can be found around the city.


‘Short Leash Line’ sparks Coyotes in historic series with Blues

PHOENIX – The “Short Leash Line” of Clayton Keller, Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland scored nine goals and 20 points, lifting the Arizona Coyotes over the St. Louis Blues in an unprecedented, playoff-like seven-game series.


‘Saving up for playoff money’: Suns fans excited to return to games, cheer on competitive team

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns allowed fans to attend their home games for the first time last week. They have yet to lose with fans in attendance.


Arizona primary care physicians want to help seniors struggling to register for vaccination online

PHOENIX – Older Arizonans are falling by the wayside in accessing statewide vaccination appointments. The next step is to get the vaccines in the hands of primary care physicians for a less difficult registration process.