PHOENIX – A celebratory tweet about the Colorado Avalanche by a sports journalist raises questions about the direction of balanced reporting, particularly in the age of social media.
LOS ANGELES – Ten years ago, amid social unrest, the Black Surfers Collective decided to commemorate a person that inspired diverse communities to love the ocean. That person was Nick Gabaldón.
CASA GRANDE – FC Barcelona is known for producing some of soccer’s top talents through their academy in Spain. Since 2016, they have used the same approach in Casa Grande, where every graduate so far has played in college or signed a professional contract.
EUGENE, Ore. – A soaked but smiling Jorinde van Klinken walked out of the discus cage at Hayward Field for the final time with a pitchfork emblazoned across her chest and a national title in her possession.
PHOENIX – Hometown hero Phil Mickelson and 16 other professional golfers were suspended Thursday from all PGA events for their involvement with the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series.
PHOENIX – Health officials announced Tuesday they were working to confirm a probable case of monkeypox in Maricopa County. It would be Arizona’s first case of the virus, which is transmitted primarily via skin-to-skin contact.
PHOENIX – Judge Lee Jantzen of Mohave County Superior Court ruled Monday that mail-in voting does not violate the Arizona Constitution’s ballot secrecy requirements. He cited state statutes that keep mailed ballots private and secure.
TEMPE – In a 5-2 vote, the Tempe City Council decided to begin negotiations with the Arizona Coyotes for a new sports and entertainment district that includes a new arena.
PHOENIX – In the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, shootings, athletes including Steve Kerr and Brianna Turner continue trend of speaking out about social justice issues.
WASHINGTON - Supporters of Title 42, the pandemic-era health rule used to turn away migrants at the border, welcomed a court ruling that blocked the White House plan to end Monday, but migration advocates said it only prolongs an "outright failure" of border policy.
FLAGSTAFF – Nearly two centuries ago, basketball made its way to India, thanks to a missionary from the YMCA. Now there are three women from India who have been awarded Division I scholarships, and two of them landed at Arizona universities.
SAN TAN VALLEY – Salt River Vaulters, a non-profit organization that teaches equestrian vaulting, specializes in equine therapy for children or young adults with disabilities