PHOENIX – Vintage reselling has become a popular full-time job for fashion enthusiasts in the past few years, and vintage markets have become a destination for young shoppers hoping to lessen their environmental impact by avoiding fast fashion.
Risky business: Sports betting, social media and the unintended consequences of attracting a younger demographic
PHOENIX – Sports betting is a booming industry and has become prevalent on social media platforms that are most popular among users under the minimum legal age to gamble. What’s happening, and what are these companies doing to combat the issue?
LAS VEGAS – After 107 years of Pac-12 football, Friday night in Las Vegas represented the final game in the conference’s storied history. The thrilling finish between Washington and Oregon served as a fitting conclusion for a conference known for being unpredictable.
Sweet glory: Washington cruises into College Football Playoff without controversy, earns rematch with Texas in Sugar Bowl
PHOENIX – In the CFP selection committee’s final rankings, Washington finished at No. 2, its highest ranking in program history. The Huskies join Michigan, Texas and Alabama, with Florida State controversially left out.
TEMPE – ASU women’s volleyball outside hitter Shania Cromartie has made a few pit stops before landing in Tempe, but the journey has been worth it entering the program’s 20th NCAA tournament appearance.
SCOTTSDALE – Over half of sex trafficking survivors have a branding mark on their skin that affects their mental health and impedes their self-healing and reintegration into society. A Scottsdale tattoo artist has established a network of volunteers in the U.S. to remove trauma’s marks.
ALBUQUERQUE – At the unveiling of a mural to prevent gun violence and after the renewal of a public health order on guns, conversations around how to stop gun violence continue in New Mexico.
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.
‘This is who we are’: GCU men’s and women’s basketball hope to emerge as national threats in pivotal season
PHOENIX – GCU men’s and women’s basketball have had quick journeys to national prominence. Now they hope to use their recent momentum to reach new heights in their respective 2023-24 seasons.
TEMPE – After waiting 10 weeks, Cardinals fans finally got their wish, as Kyler Murray returned to the field at State Farm Stadium. His impact was felt immediately, as a remarkable first-down run led to the game-winning field goal in the waning seconds.
From Salpointe Catholic to the NFL: Arizona’s own Bijan Robinson returns for homecoming matchup against Cardinals
GLENDALE – Bijan Robinson, born and raised in Tucson, is set to return to his home state as a professional athlete for the first time with the Atlanta Falcons. From his high school days at Salpointe Catholic High School to becoming a top 10 pick in the 2023 NFL draft, Robinson’s journey as a rookie has come full circle in his return home.
With aging infrastructure in need of replacement, water departments in the Colorado River basin are starting to invest in new systems that will also help cope with shrinking water supplies. But that means big spending, costs that will get passed on to customers.