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From fútbol to football: Paradise Honors kicker Hayley Horner breaking barriers

SURPRISE – Hayley Horner is playing her first season on the Paradise Honors football team as a kicker. Although she’s known soccer her entire life, her ambition to try a new sport has given her nothing but success.

Take a Wif of this: Popular childhood game takes big leagues by storm at Goodyear Ballpark

GOODYEAR – Logan Rose, 17, led Big League Wiffle Ball’s fourth annual Western Wiffle Championship at Goodyear Ballpark in October. Inspired by his father during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rose has transformed the league into a popular tournament that recently featured teams from New York, New Jersey, California and Nevada.

Wiffle ball player at bat.

Photo essay: Tracking the twists and turns of NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway

AVONDALE – Take a look back at Sunday’s NASCAR’s Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway.

Emotional Ryan Blaney caps ‘unbelievable year,’ rallies with first NASCAR Cup Championship at Phoenix Raceway

AVONDALE – Phoenix Raceway hosted the NASCAR Championship Weekend for the third straight season. Four championship races in three days brought tons of action to Avondale. Ryan Blaney won the Cup Championship with Ford Motors, who won all three NASCAR championships this weekend.

Ryan Blaney clinches his first NASCAR Cup Championship from a fourth-place start among the 'Championship Four' contenders at Phoenix Raceway. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

Grab bag: Arizona Coyotes offer fresh mix of good and bad in season’s strong start

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes have opened their season 4-4-1, their best start since 2020. What’s been helping them succeed and what’s holding them back? A look at some of the good and bad factors of this young team to start the season.

The Arizona Coyotes are off to a promising start to the 2023-24 season, but the first nine games have revealed a mix of strengths and challenges. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Coyotes)

Mundo del dolor: Heridas, golpes y magulladuras de las artes marciales mixtas

PHOENIX – El mundo de las artes marciales mixtas tiene una mezcla única de pasión y dolor mientras los luchadores discuten el costo físico y emocional de las lesiones y la resiliencia que los impulsa en este deporte implacable.

El excampeón de la UFC, Henry Cejudo, reconoce que las lesiones y el dolor están entrelazados con la victoria y la derrota en el deporte. (Foto de Reece Andrews/Cronkite Noticias)

World of hurt: Inside the cuts, bumps and bruises of mixed martial arts

PHOENIX – The world of MMA has a unique blend of passion and pain as fighters discuss the physical and emotional toll of injuries and the resilience that drives them in the unforgiving sport.

Cejudo hits a guy on the ground

Arizona Coyotes bring fresh faces and playoff ambitions entering promising 2023-24 season

TEMPE - The Arizona Coyotes have bolstered their roster with new additions like Jason Zucker and promising prospects. Despite arena-related challenges, they aim for a playoff spot and are determined to prove doubters wrong.

Arizona Coyotes players gathered together on the ice.

Bringing heat to the Mullett: Partnership between Sun Devils and Coyotes gives hockey a new energy

TEMPE - The partnership between ASU and the Arizona Coyotes can be felt – and seen and heard – at Tempe’s Mullett Arena, the Valley’s hottest ice spot.

Young fans at Mullet Area

Baseball has huge on- and off-the-field impact in the Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Dominicans make up 11% of Major League Baseball rosters, many a product of this baseball-mad country's youth system, where children as young as 7 train in hopes of one day playing in the U.S. and lifting themselves and their families out of poverty.

How Flagstaff, a once quaint town, transformed into capital of running world

FLAGSTAFF – For many, Flagstaff is known as the running capital of the world. A look at how it got there and how it helped create one of the best-kept secrets among collegiate sports dynasties: the Northern Arizona University men’s cross-country team.

Many runners come to Flagstaff for the high-altitude training. Rachel Schneider often ran through Buffalo Park to train for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Photo essay: Arizona Coyotes prospects shine at 2023 development camp despite unknown future

SCOTTSDALE – Following an improved 2022-23 season, the Arizona Coyotes gave fans a glimpse into the future at their 2023 development camp. From July 3-7, the Coyotes held practices and a scrimmage to let their prospects get a taste of the NHL.