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From high schools to the NBA, Arizona evolving into a hotbed for elite hoops talent

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


Beavers engineering resistance to onslaught of climate change

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.


Despite improvements from 2021, Diamondbacks still struggling with NL West opponents

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have improved since last season, but still have a lot to prove against the National league West. The team is a combined 9-19 against the division.


Biden to honor McCain, Giffords next week with Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON – Arizona icons Gabrielle Giffords and the late John McCain were among the 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom announced Friday by the Biden administration.


‘Wounded healers’: Advocates spotlight hidden struggles of young caregivers

MESA – Brenda Donovan was 12 when her mother was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. By her senior year in high school, she’d become her mother’s primary caregiver. Across the U.S., more and more people are becoming caregivers to a loved one in need – among them, young people thrust into a role for which they have little training or support.


CROWN Act banning discrimination against natural Black hair enacted by Tempe, Tucson

TEMPE – A Tempe natural hair stylist talks about the beauty and diversity of natural hair in light of Tempe and Tucson passing the CROWN Act, which prohibits hair discrimination.


Diamondbacks’ trip to New York special as trailblazer Jackie Robinson honored

NEW YORK – The Arizona Diamondbacks found themselves in the ideal city to honor Jackie Robinson. New York is where the trailblazer broke baseball’s color barrier.


Former ASU guard Remy Martin keys national championship hopes for Jayhawks

PHOENIX – Closing his college career at Kansas, guard Remy Martin changes national championship hopes for Jayhawks after leaving Arizona State.


ASU men’s hockey says goodbye to Oceanside Ice Arena with a bang

TEMPE – With the impending completion of ASU’s multipurpose arena, Sun Devils men's hockey played its final game at the "blue collar" Oceanside Ice Arena, winning a chippy, physical, penalty-filled game against Long Island.


No starting point guard, no problem: Wildcats advance to Pac-12 Tournament title game

LAS VEGAS – The loss of its starting point guard raised significant concerns about Arizona's chances in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament. The way the Wildcats found ways to win left coach Tommy Lloyd emotional.


‘It’s turned into this craziness’: Substitutes in high demand as teacher shortage has districts scrambling

AVONDALE – Candie Halberg began subbing during her retirement because she missed the kids, and wanted to be in the classroom a few days a week. But she soon was back to working full-time, due to a dire statewide shortage in substitute teachers. During the pandemic, fears of getting sick coupled with a massive teacher shortage have made an already difficult job even harder to fill.


‘This dude flies’: Remembering Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, the baseball star

PHOENIX – Before Kyler Murray won the Heisman and was drafted No. 1 in 2019, he showed potential on the diamond. Former coaches, teammates and a scout knew he was special.