PHOENIX – Ronnie Gajownik was named the manager of the Hillsboro Hops, the High-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. She will be the first female manager at the High-A level.
PHOENIX – Those who have taken part in three previous Super Bowls played in Arizona remember their historical importance, the big plays and the wild finishes. Will Super Bowl LVI at State Farm Stadium in Glendale deliver again?
WASHINGTON - An Arizona man charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 insurrection thought he was supporting peaceful protesters, his attorney argued Wednesday, but prosecutors said Edward Vallejo was played an essential role in the Oath Keepers' attack on the Capitol.
PHOENIX – The rise of professional, collegiate and youth programs has allowed hockey to thrive in Arizona. While hockey was nearly nonexistent in the Valley decades ago, it has slowly become one of the premier sports in the state. Here’s how it happened.
LOS ANGELES – The system for reporting hate in America is broken. The FBI’s database has limited scope, and people often don’t – or sometimes can’t – report hate crimes to authorities. But federal, state and local entities are tackling hate in a variety of ways – from expanding definitions and launching hotlines to capturing data.
PHOENIX – Hushabye Nursery uses a model called Eat, Sleep, Console to treat newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome, the result of withdrawing from drugs they were exposed to before birth. The nursery gives parents and babies private rooms to allow for family-centered care, with the goal of breaking the cycle of addiction across generations.
TEMPE – After winning just three games this season, Arizona State football is not bowl eligible. A victory over Arizona in the Territorial Cup would end the season on a high note.
TEMPE – Thirty years ago, Jimmy Powers formed a group of childhood friends to attend a college football game together. Over the years, the group grew to include veterans and 9/11 responders. Two weeks ago, they attended an ASU game together.
PHOENIX – Growing up in California. brothers Nick, Matt and Sean McLain played baseball in their backyard with their parents. Now, two are in major league farm systems and another at ASU. While their paths may have intertwined, these brothers are forging their own outside of each other's shadows.
Inside the making of the Phoenix Suns’ City Edition jerseys honoring Arizona’s Native American tribes
PHOENIX — Nike’s City Edition uniforms allow NBA teams to create a new jersey that honors the culture and community through basketball. The Suns used this opportunity to unveil their ORGINATIV program, which highlights Arizona’s Native American tribes and educates fans about the culture through symbolism on the jersey and live performances.
WASHINGTON - Over the course of three hours Wednesday, the Supreme Court grappled with whether a law meant to keep Indigenous children with Native American families should be overturned as racist and unconstitutional, as critics charge.
BUCKEYE – Hillcrest Prep was one of three teams to join Overtime Elite, a high school basketball league designed for players to get paid or receive exposure from fans and scouts. The Bruins are preparing for the league after experiencing it first-hand last season.