Inside the Chicago Cubs’ offseason free agent spending spree
MESA – The Chicago Cubs made the most MLB signings during 2023 free agency and are looking to get back to the playoffs after missing the last two postseasons.
Ciclistas recaudan más de $580,000 para luchar contra la diabetes
GOODYEAR - La Asociación Americana de Diabetes organizó su Tour de Cure anual para recaudar fondos y trabajar en busca de una cura.
Diamondbacks share excitement for Merrill Kelly’s start in WBC championship
SCOTTSDALE – Merrill Kelly is the starting pitcher for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic championship. His team share excitement for the biggest start of Kelly’s life.
Hobbs: State not ready to execute Gunches by April 6; court urged to step in
WASHINGTON - With just three weeks until convicted murderer Aaron Gunches is scheduled to be put to death, a court battle continues to rage over whether the state will be ready to execute him by lethal injection on April 6.
Under Kenny Dillingham’s direction, ASU football starts spring practice upbeat
TEMPE – New ASU football coach Kenny Dillingham roamed the field on the first day of spring practice with a microphone in his hand as he directed the Sun Devils through Day 1 drills to officially kick off spring football. His energy was contagious.
World Baseball Classic’s return to Chase Field brings 2013 nostalgia
PHOENIX – This week, Chase Field is hosting the World Baseball Classic for the first time in 10 years. Team USA, Mexico, Canada, Great Britain and Colombia are playing on the world stage in Phoenix for the first time since 2013.
Hobbs says state will not proceed for now with court-ordered execution
WASHINGTON - Gov. Katie Hobbs said Friday that the state will not proceed with the execution of convicted murderer Aaron Gunches, one day after the Arizona Supreme Court said it had no choice but to order his death.
‘My child, my choice’: Parents, children march to support school voucher program
PHOENIX – Parents, children and educators on Wednesday marched to the state Capitol to support an education voucher program that Gov. Katie Hobbs has said she wants to dismantle. Empowerment Scholarship Accounts provide up to $7,000 annually in state funds.
‘Are the KD jerseys here yet?’ Valley businesses excited about possible economic boost from Kevin Durant
PHOENIX – Local bars, restaurants, and sports memorabilia shops have felt the residual effects of Kevin Durant’s arrival in the Valley. Ahead of his Suns debut, downtown is prepared for an increase in foot traffic and sales.
Staking a claim: Annual unclaimed property auction draws bargain hunters
PHOENIX - Coins, collectibles, jewelry - any unclaimed property left in an Arizona safe deposit box is turned over to the state, which auctions the goods off after holding them for a few years. This year's auction, held in January, brought in $329,948.50 for the state.
After a successful season, ASU men’s swimming and diving squad pushes towards Pac-12 Championships
PHOENIX – ASU men’s swimming & diving team has had an impressive season capped by Léon Marchand’s standout performances, a 7-1 record and a No. 1 ranking. Now the Sun Devils seek to carry their momentum into the Pac-12 Championships in early March.
Back for more: Hamilton High baseball begins quest for consecutive 6A state championships
CHANDLER – Hamilton High School has turned into a powerhouse for baseball and a place for top talent to develop. This year, the team is looking to add a ninth state championship and sixth since 2014 led by four players ranked among the top 10 of the Arizona class of 2023.