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Suns vs. Warriors: A preview of postseason things to come?

PHOENIX – Tuesday’s matchup between the Suns and the Warriors lived up to its billing, as the shorthanded Suns extended their winning streak to 17 and defeated the top-seeded Warriors. Are these two franchises destined for a playoff classic?


Streaks collide in the Valley as the Suns host the Warriors

PHOENIX – The Suns return home on a 16-game winning streak and can match the franchise’s longest streak by beating the Golden State Warriors tonight. However, the resurging Warriors have the league’s best record and are on a seven game streak of their own. It’s the first of three matchups in less than a month between the teams, including a marquee matchup on Christmas Day.


Arizonans on hand as Biden signs bill worth billions in state projects

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers joined hundreds on the White House lawn Monday as President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that includes billions of dollars for road, transit, environmental cleanup and other projects in the state.


A memorable presidential pitch, a head rub: Ari Fleischer, Curt Schilling reflect on 2001 World Series

PHOENIX – Though the Arizona Diamondbacks won the 2001 World Series in seven scintillating games, a different fandom was equally affected by the emotion and weight of that extraordinary postseason: the fans of the New York Yankees, and especially then-press secretary Ari Fleischer.


Arizona counties grapple with equitable distribution of COVID vaccines

PHOENIX – Some Arizona counties continue to grapple with how to administer COVID-19 vaccines equitably, even as vaccination rates still lag among some people of color and in rural communities.


Before NBA named female play-by-play announcers, Ann Meyers Drysdale, Cindy Brunson were blazing trails

PHOENIX — Lisa Byington and Kate Scott made history when they were named the play-by-play voices for the Bucks and 76ers, respectively. But several women in the Valley, including Ann Meyers Drysdale and Cindy Brunson, helped blaze trails.


He’s not 6-0 but Cardinals are: Quarterback Kyler Murray silences critics about stature

PHOENIX – Coming out of college, questions surround Kyler Murray’s height and how it would impact his game at the NFL level. Leading the team to a 6-0 start and looking like an MVP candidate, Murray has put any doubts to rest.


Maricopa election probe is complete, but fight may just be starting

WASHINGTON - After months of work and millions of dollars, the contractors investigating Maricopa County's elections were able to answer one question Friday - President Joe Biden did win. Otherwise, they spent hours raising questions and calling for more investigation.


Democrats blast ‘cancer’ of Arizona election probe on eve of release

WASHINGTON - Democrats went on the offensive Thursday, saying the Arizona election audit scheduled to be released Friday is a "cancer spreading through the country" as it is mimicked by other states.


Arizona audit spreading mistrust in election process across the country, officials warn

PHOENIX – A day after the Arizona Supreme Court ordered 2020 election audit documents to be made public, Secure Democracy called out the growing mistrust in the election process among voters.


Delivering Pac-12 Baseball Tournament to Scottsdale ‘took a village’

SCOTTSDALE – How did the inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament land in Scottsdale? Members of the Arizona Sports & Entertainment Commission, Experience Scottsdale and the City of Scottsdale joined forces. The Pac-12 is one of the last major conferences to add a conference tournament.


Senators review draft of election audit, as critics redouble attacks

WASHINGTON - Arizona Senate Republicans are expected to begin their review Wednesday of a partial Maricopa County election audit, but critics are not waiting until then to target the report as little more than "invalid and unreliable" partisan propaganda.