PHOENIX - Even though the regular season has just finished, college football coaches are already taking new jobs and leaving programs for greener pastures. And the move are having a ripple affect in Arizona.
TEMPE – On Saturday ASU coach Herm Edwards told reporters he will be back next season. An NCAA inquiry and second-half season swoon had placed his future in question.
PHOENIX – Eighty-eight community nonprofit cultural organizations are coming back to life after the pandemic, thanks to $2.65 million in federal COVID-relief aid targeting the arts in marginalized communities. The money was allocated by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.
PHOENIX – Contact sports are in the blood of one Chandler family. The parents prefer roller derby while their sons have embraced football.
PEORIA – When given the task of building the girls badminton program, Ironwood High School coach Brett Stafford had to do so from the ground up. His commitment to his program has shown through in its success and growth over the past decade.
Vice President Kamala Harris met with regional leaders Monday at Lake Mead to discuss water shortages and the importance of the Build Back Better plan, which would invest in such measures as water reclamation and recycling.
PHOENIX - Bellator 268 takes place Saturday at the Footprint Center and while the main event features two global names in Vadim Nemkov and Julius Anglickas, the card is filled with local Arizona talents, bringing a homecoming vibe to the Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix Semifinals.
LA84 and Las Floristas fund the Rancho Los Amigos wheelchair basketball program. This provides kids and adults a chance to stay active and compete in sports.
The national conversation around maternal mortality has served to spotlight preventable physical complications, but it often overlooks a leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths: conditions linked to behavioral health.
TEMPE – The Pac-12 is the only conference in the Power Five with more than 10 Black head coaching hires. Just over half of Power Five programs have never hired a Black head coach. The Arizona State-Colorado game is a symbol of the Pac-12's commitment.
WASHINGTON - New projections show that Lake Mead and Lake Powell could reach "critically low reservoir elevations" sooner than expected, spurring experts to say that "bold actions" will be needed to change course.
FLAGSTAFF – Star Wars: A New Hope” was dubbed into the 700-year-old language of the Navajo in 2013 and now streams for subscribers of Disney+. The museum director who launched the dub sees it as a method of language preservation, with parallels between the tribe and “Star Wars.