Sports, politics collide again as Mickelson, McIlroy address voting rights and Texas passes anthem bill
PHOENIX — Sports, politics collide again as Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy address voting rights, while Texas senate passes National Anthem bill
To mandate or not mandate? Greater access to COVID-19 vaccine raises ethical questions in sports world
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 vaccine has brought potential relief to what has been a stressful year in sports. But not everyone is open to taking the vaccine, with some expressing medical and ethical concerns.
PHOENIX - Similar to last season, the Diamondbacks are off to a 1-3 start after facing the Padres. A struggling offense and pitching rotation are keys to understanding why.
WADDELL - Special Olympics athletes immerse themselves in esports teams to help alleviate the loss of social connections due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
PHOENIX – Derick Brassard’s hat trick sparked the Coyotes’ offense in a 5-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks Saturday night, giving Arizona some much-needed momentum after a rough road trip.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Coyotes have reached the first half of the shortened season with an even .500 record. On the outside looking in, the Coyotes’ playoff hopes bank on an uptick in offensive production and defensive efficiency.
TOMBSTONE – A record 47,000 sandhill cranes were recorded in mid-January between Whitewater Draw and the nearby Willcox Playa, which is a dry lake most of the year.
GLENDALE – The Arizona Coyotes have a knack for coming from behind. Despite a habit of slow starts, the team has played well under late-game pressure this season.
PHOENIX – Ketel Marte was called a superstar by Mike Hazen and Asdrubal Cabrera, and the Diamondbacks intend to treat him as such by basing the team around him.
PHOENIX - Coyotes defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson skated in his 800th career game in the National Hockey League Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Kings, continuing to perfect his craft in blocking shots.
PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns All-Star guards Chris Paul and Devin Booker are expected to carry their team nightly, but it’s on third-year center Deandre Ayton to finish games.
PHOENIX – Forwards Nick Schmaltz and Drake Caggiula have reunited as teammates with the Arizona Coyotes. It's no surprise to see some of their early chemistry, going back to their days on the championship-winning "CBS" line at the University of North Dakota.