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‘The sky’s the limit’: Diamondbacks believe rebuild off to promising start

PHOENIX - Despite sitting in last place in the NL West, the Arizona Diamondbacks think they're in a good position to rebuild by next few seasons.


COVID-19 means no fans, but Arizona Cardinals still fired up for home opener

PHOENIX _ Kyler Murray’s legs could be critical in the Arizona Cardinals' showdown with the Washington Football Team and a sack-frenzied front-seven.


Signing of Damion Lowe strengthens defense, creates possible dilemma for Phoenix Rising

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising bolstered their defense Wednesday by signing Jamaican international Damion Lowe, but the deal could have one major drawback.


Puerto Rican heritage important to Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr.

PHOENIX – Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr. wants to share his love of football with the Puerto Rican community.


‘Nothing we saw coming’: Arizona sports card market takes off during pandemic

PHOENIX – While many small businesses in Arizona have suffered, the sports trading card trading market has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Affirmative action on California’s ballot again, echoing Arizona’s debate in 2010

Affirmative action is on the ballot in California in 2020, and every professional sports team in Northern California recently endorsed Proposition 16.


Unified Cardinals opt to stay in locker room during national anthem vs. 49ers

The Cardinals returned to the locker room during the national anthem, unified in protesting racial injustice.


‘We 22’: Black leaders in ASU Athletics act to empower student athletes beyond the field

The death of George Floyd lent new urgency to a new pledge, We 22, named for 22 Black members of ASU’s athletic department who will undertake seven actions that include spurring voting and activism, encourage ethnic studies and bolster economic education.


Cardinals mulling pregame tone after NFL opener featured boos

PHOENIX - From social justice issues to a dynamic offense featuring Hopkins, Murray, Fitzgerald, the Arizona Cardinals’ 2020 season is one to watch.


After NCAA ruling, athletes work to reconcile activism with personal branding

After NCAA ruling, athletes hope to use personal brand and platform to speak to their audience on social justice issues.


Native youth navigate complex, contradictory jurisdictions

Burdened by generations of historical trauma, Native youth navigate a convoluted justice system that few other children face.


Goodbye Suns, hello Indoor Football League: Prescott Valley lands new team

PHOENIX - Indoor Football League Commissioner Todd Tryon introduced Prescott Valley’s latest arena football team at Findlay Toyota Center.