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Schilling falls 16 votes shy of Hall of Fame, asks to be ‘removed from ballot’

PHOENIX – As Curt Schilling falls short of the Hall of Fame for the second time, voters and experts discuss whether he’s worthy of an induction despite controversial conduct from the former All-Star pitcher.


After years of sitting on sidelines, Arizona sports executives team to address social injustice

After years of sitting on the sidelines, Arizona sports franchises are trying to become a model for the social-change movement.


Phoenix Rising FC’s Flemmings denies homophobic slur as scrutiny mounts

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC is under international scrutiny after an opposing player accused forward Junior Flemmings of directing a homophobic slur at him.


After forfeiting point to protest racial slur, San Diego Loyal take on Rising

Phoenix Rising take on San Diego Loyal, the club that protested an opposing player’s use of a racial slur and forfeited a point.


COVID-19 can’t stop Muslims from celebrating Eid – with some tweaks

PHOENIX - Faced with the challenge of balancing one of the holiest days of the with safety concerns sparked by COVID-19, Arizona Muslims came up with some novel ways to observe Eid al-Fitr, from parading in their cars to praying in masks on prayer rugs that were 6 feet apart.


Seven years ago, Mercury made transformative draft pick: Brittney Griner

PHOENIX – Seven years ago, the Phoenix Mercury drafted Brittney Griner with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft. She transformed the franchise.


Two Arizona Democrats vote for impeachment, others take pass – for now

WASHINGTON - Four Arizona Democrats had previously called for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but an impeachment inquiry vote this week took a surprising turn when just two of those four voted for it.


Racist? House vote puts members on record over Trump ‘go home’ tweets

WASHINGTON - The House on a mostly party line vote condemned President Donald Trump's "racist comments that have legitimized and increased fear and hatred" in response to the president's tweets that progressive congresswomen should "go back" to the countries they originally came from.


Red tape, chaos in Venezuela prevent ‘brain drain’ from aiding Peru

Venezuelan’s “brain drain” of medical professionals could benefit Peru, but bureaucracy and unrest in Venezuela pose huge obstacles.


First in Congress? Get in line, as more women, minorities head to Hill

WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.


Why llamas may be the key to help humans fight off the flu

LA JOLLA, Calif. – A recent study examines how llama antibodies may be the key to combating the influenza virus. Scientists at California’s Scripps Research Institute have found that mice, given fatal doses of flu strains, successfully fought them off.


Phoenix Rising soccer eyes growth in Valley Latino community

Phoenix Rising FC hopes to grow its popularity in the Valley as it eyes a potential Major League Soccer bid. One area of focus is the Valley’s more than 1.3 million Latinos.

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