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Suns determine to be all in on NBA’s commitment to social justice movement

PHOENIX - The NBA’s players briefly silenced their game to be heard, and now players and teams, including the Phoenix Suns, are teaming up to take action against social injustice.


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.


Rollin’ in their 5.0s: These high school athletes know how to make the grade

PHOENIX – Juggling athletics and academics can be tricky for high school students. These three managed to do it and maintained 5.0 GPAs in the process.


Coronavirus sports roundup: COVID-19 hits Suns’ Aron Baynes hard

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes learned quickly that the coronavirus is no joke. The Suns' Ricky Rubio has landed in Orlando, and the NFL says fans must wear masks in 2020.


Game 4 of 1976 Western Conference semifinals proved to be turning point in Suns history

PHOENIX – Westphal, Erickson help lead the Suns over the Supersonics and to new heights 44 years ago.


Cultural barriers challenge Native Americans seeking cancer treatment

PHOENIX – Kristine Rhodes was diagnosed with noninvasive cervical cancer at 19, which led to a year of treatment – and another battle: facing the stigma of cancer in Native American communities. Despite some strides in improving health care and treatment in Indian Country, persistent cultural barriers can prevent patients from getting treatment.


Hot planet: January 2020 was warmest January in 141 years of records, NOAA says

PHOENIX – January 2020 was the warmest January recorded across the world. But what does that mean for Arizona?


Healing arts: Recovering from sexual assault through creativity

PHOENIX – Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Art as therapy, whether through visual, performance or other means, is being used as a recovery system from sexual assault.


Ahead of ‘public charge’ change, advocates struggle to keep Hispanic families enrolled in benefits

PHOENIX – Advocates continue struggling to keep qualified Hispanic families enrolled in public programs like food stamps and cash assistance amid changes to the so-called public charge rule. The U.S. Supreme Court last month decided to let the rule take effect, and that happens on Feb. 24. It allows immigration officers to consider applicants’ use of public benefits, including Medicaid, in deciding to grant green cards, visas and changes in residency.


Aussie rules: Aron Baynes evolves into Phoenix Suns’ modern center

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns may not have known what they had when they traded for Aron Baynes this offseason, but they do now. He’s one of the best-shooting centers in the NBA.


Suns break ground on $45 million training facility with high technology, high-end amenities

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns broke ground on a new state-of-the-art training facility on Wednesday, signaling a new for the rebuilding organization.


Ricky Rubio brings flashes of Steve Nash back to Phoenix Suns

PHOENIX – Devin Booker may be the face of the franchise, but Ricky Rubio has been a steadying force behind the Phoenix Suns’ success.