SCOTTSDALE – The Arizona Fall League got the first look into the three major changes for the upcoming 2023 MLB season. Get a look into what players in the Fall league think of the rule changes.
SCOTTSDALE – Jordan Walker, 20, is a top baseball prospect thanks to his obvious physical talent and love for the game. The No. 6 overall prospect from Atlanta is enjoying his experience in the Arizona Fall League.
MESA – The Arizona Fall League hosted its 16th annual Fall Stars Game this past weekend, with the best prospects being selected to represent the National and American Leagues. While the field of competition changes every year, the event itself has also morphed over the years.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Activists are pushing for police reform, building on the struggles of the past to improve the future of policing in the U.S. To long-time activist Elaine Brown in Oakland, that means being willing to risk your job, to consistently confront the uncomfortable.
PHOENIX – Sneaker Con, “the greatest sneaker show on Earth,” came to Phoenix for the second time, and attracted thousands, including some basketball stars. This event was special as live basketball returned for the first time since 2020.
MADISON, Wisc. – The power dynamic with some police unions has shifted – whether by choice or force. Some union leaders have tried to lead change, others have made concessions and some are fighting to maintain their power.
Arizona College Prep standout Ashlyn Tierney learns the ultimate swimming lesson through anxiety disorder
CHANDLER –After losing feeling in her legs, Ashlyn Tierney was diagnosed with conversion disorder. Two years later, she’s back in the pool and breaking school records in her first year at Arizona College Prep High School.
PHOENIX – A state law banning any materials in public schools that contain sexual content takes effect this week, and critics worry self-censoring will put more stress on already overburdened teachers.
PHOENIX – The D-Backs have been rolling since the second half of the MLB all-star break, with a record of 25-19. The numbers offensively and on the mound have been proficient and maps what they have to do to make the postseason as well as what lies ahead in the coming years.
WASHINGTON - School districts across Arizona are dealing with their own math problem: How to economically deliver lunches and breakfasts for schoolchildren when inflation has driven up the cost of food by more than 10% over the last year.
PHOENIX – The surge of prep academies in Arizona has led the state to be the one who sent more basketball players to the 2022 NBA Draft, with six (and three more from college). DeAndre Ayton led the way, and this year, Dalen Terry and others followed him
BOULDER, Colorado – Across North America, beavers create marshy mosaics to keep themselves safe, but their industriousness also is a powerful tool in fending off the damage of climate change, researchers say. But laws regarding beavers as pests need to be changed, they say.