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Muscogee Nation drops colonial era name in rebranding

Leaders of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation say they are dropping “Creek” from the tribe’s name as part of a rebranding effort. But not all members are on board, and some say their identity is being stripped away from them.


In a year of NCAA basketball uncertainty, GCU only Arizona school going dancing

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon and five Pac-12 schools will be participating in what will be the strangest March Madness tournament we have ever had. So how did each school get there and what will it be like in Indiana this weekend?


Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

PHOENIX – The transition process from military service to civilian life can be a rough one for veterans. Arizona veterans have help.


Lending a hand(print): Athletes raise awareness for missing, murdered Indigenous women

PHOENIX –Although it is a national cause, athletes around Arizona have taken part in the movement to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW).


Even in COVID-19 climate, job security an issue for coaches, including Arizona’s Sumlin

PHOENIX – Kevin Sumlin’s time in Arizona could be running out. The third-year coach’s seat is growing hotter by the minute, riding a 10-game skid into a showdown with Colorado.


From NFL to American Gladiator to firefighter, Hamilton’s Mark Tucker has found his calling

CHANDLER – Mark Tucker, assistant coach of football powerhouse Hamilton High School, has a backstory that includes the NFL and the American Gladiators.


Scary local talent will be on display during UFC Fight Night on Halloween

PHOENIX – Local talent from Tempe, Surprise will be well-represented on Halloween on ESPN+ during UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas


As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on schedules, blowouts prevail in high school football

PHOENIX - The AIA’s 6A conference has seen 25 of 34 matchups won by 17 or more points. Blowouts prevail during pandemic.


Supreme Court to review Arizona voting laws overturned as discriminatory

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear Arizona's defense of two election laws, on ballot-collecting and out-of-precinct voting, that were struck down by a lower court earlier this year as racially discriminatory.


Personal essay: Capturing and documenting trauma in Panama

A photojournalism student writes about her experiences with the people who journeyed through the dangerous Darién Gap in Panama.


‘We get more followers in times of crisis’: As pandemic limits in-person action, activism goes digital

Online activism is on the rise as organizers find creative ways to replace in-person protests and still show their support for movements like Black Lives Matter.


Street love: Why kids join gangs despite the risks of arrest and violence

At-risk children are exposed to factors that increase their likelihood of joining a gang, leading to higher rates of imprisonment and violence.