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‘Bumper cars on steroids’: USA Wheelchair Football League debuts in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE - Ability 360 Expo hosted the first-ever USA Wheelchair Football League national tournament in Scottsdale. Nine teams from across the country came together to compete.


Now what? Uncertainty of Paul, others leave big questions about Suns’ future

PHOENIX - Questions remain about what the Phoenix Suns will look like next season. Odds released for next season suggest a lack of confidence.


As Suns’ Deandre Ayton thrives in postseason, Bahamian community celebrates

Back in the Bahamas, the community is celebrating the success of Suns big man Deandre Ayton


Two Arizona runners go the distance, from altitude training in Flagstaff to representing U.S. in Tokyo

PHOENIX - Emily Sisson and Rachel Schneider will run the 10,000 meters and 5,000 meters, respectively, at the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics. The two live and train in Arizona and attribute the altitude in Flagstaff, and the heat in Phoenix, as part of their success.


Academic benefits a go: NCAA loses Supreme Court case on compensation

PHOENIX - The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that restrictions the NCAA attempted to put on the academic benefits, like laptops and study abroad funding, are unconstitutional. Schools can now provide any academic benefits they want.


Best in history? That’s what Suns’ Ayton thinks about 2018 NBA draft class

PHOENIX – During the Suns’ successful quest to eliminate the Lakers in the Western Conference quarterfinals, Suns center Deandre Ayton averaged 15.8 points and earned a shooting percentage of 77.6.


The kids are all right: ASU fields youngest roster in NCAA Baseball Championship

PHOENIX – When Arizona State kicks off the Texas Regional round of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, it will field the youngest roster in the tournament.


‘Locked in’: Postseason highlights growth of Suns’ Deandre Ayton

After skeptics questioned the abilities of No. 1 draft pick Deandre Ayton, the Suns big man is coming up big in postseason.


Uber, DoorDash settle state claim, end breaks for Black businesses

WASHINGTON - Uber Eats, Postmates and DoorDash said they will no longer waive delivery fees for customers who order from Black-owned restaurants in Arizona, to settle charges by the state that the deals violated the Arizona Civil Rights Act.


Arizona’s ‘Hip Historian’ makes impact on Arizona’s transgender history

PHOENIX – A headstone in Greenwood cemetery honors Nicolai De Raylan, a gender pioneer who was buried without a headstone in 1906. Marshall Shore, also known as Arizona's Hip Historian, raised the money for De Raylan's headstone because without one, “he was erased from time.”


No 9-irons needed: Disc golf participation soars during coronavirus pandemic

PHOENIX – When the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to most recreational sporting events and activities, people began looking elsewhere for exercise and competition. Many found disc golf as the answer.


Faith, fitness, furtherance: Arizonans find resources for positive change amid COVID-19 pandemic

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic paused the lives of many Arizonans for an extended period of time. Some found resources that helped turn their challenges into a positive situation.