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Digital media company PHNX Sports brings fans-first approach to Arizona

PHOENIX – Digital media outlet PHNX Sports brings a fans-first approach to Arizona and features podcasts, postgame shows and digital content about the state’s professional and college teams as well as gambling.


Former Centennial baseball player Colin Nelson transitions to coaching after leukemia diagnosis

PEORIA – Colin Nelson learned of his leukemia diagnosis before the start of his senior year of Centennial High School. He focused his recovery on returning to the field, and leaned on his baseball teammates to help him get there. After completing his final season, he joined the staff that supported him through his illness.


McCain, Flake face light questioning in chummy confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON - It was supposed to be a confirmation hearing for the ambassadorial nominations of Cindy McCain and former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, but their appearance Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee sounded more like a family reunion at times.


How COVID-19 and red tape pushed millions to the brink of homelessness

Across the U.S., as many as 1 in 5 renters have fallen behind on rent during the pandemic. For families who have no financial safety net to fall back on, the economic consequences of the pandemic have pushed them to the precipice of homelessness. The situation is made worse by bureaucracy.


Border town ‘fed up’ as ban on nonessential travel extended yet again

WASHINGTON - The federal government's COVID-19 ban on nonessential border crossings was set to expire Saturday, after being in place 17 months, but it has been extended for another month, further crippling local businesses that rely on cross-border customers.


Gallego, other officials join White House push for infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined other mayors and governors at the White House Wednesday to push for the administration's $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan, a measure she has said is needed to reverse decades of "massive underinvestment."


Could sports gambling be boon for women’s sports? Bet on it, some say

PHOENIX – As sports betting becomes legal across the United States, some see potential for an increase in attention on women’s sports because bettors might feel invested. Others aren’t so sure. Either way, both industries are taking off and they’re doing it together.


Growing small towns along Colorado’s Front Range plan for less water

SEVERANCE, Colorado – As persistent drought strains Colorado and tens of thousands of newcomers move to the bustling Front Range each year, small towns like Severance are thinking about growth and water usage in ways they never have before.


‘Their dream starts now’: Section 7 high school basketball event attracts top teams, college coaches

PHOENIX – The Section 7 basketball tournament at State Farm Stadium begins Friday, and will feature three days of intense interstate basketball competition in front of prominent college coaches.


Border officials eye Monday reopening to nonessential travel with hope

WASHINGTON - Border officials urged lawmakers to stick to a plan to reopen the border to nonessential travel Monday, even as they said more needs to be done to prepare for the expected surge in traffic.


As wildfire season looms, some areas still recovering from 2020 blazes

As the Western U.S. steels itself for another summer of dry, fire-prone conditions, some are turning their attention to recovering from last season’s blazes that left behind areas prone to mudslides and dangerous runoff.


Three, two, one … Arizona high schools to weigh adopting a shot clock for basketball

PHOENIX — Most youth who have played basketball at the park or in their driveway have likely done this: pretended to hit a high-stakes shot as the buzzer sounds.