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Phoenix Rising FC’s Cinderella road story hits USL Championship Final

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC's Cinderella road story continues with late-game heroics, securing a USL Championship berth Sunday against Charleston Battery. The stage is set for an epic clash between two unexpected, underdog conference winners.

Phoenix Rising FC is set to clash with Charleston Battery in the 2023 USL Championship Final after surviving late-game drama on the road this postseason. (Photo courtesy of Phoenix Rising FC)

Pancake blocks to pancake stacks: Eating ‘a chore’ for offensive linemen in complex relationship with football, food

PHOENIX — Throughout their football careers, offensive linemen are told to eat as much food as possible to keep up the bulk necessary to fend off defenders. It can make eating another meal a chore and affect players long after their career ends.

Former Washington Redskin offensive lineman Tre Johnson frequently takes a 3-mile walk around the track during his break from teaching at Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland. He once weighed over 400 pounds. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

No starting point guard, no problem: Wildcats advance to Pac-12 Tournament title game

LAS VEGAS – The loss of its starting point guard raised significant concerns about Arizona's chances in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament. The way the Wildcats found ways to win left coach Tommy Lloyd emotional.

Former Marcos de Niza kicker keeps moving forward after car crash

PHOENIX – Former Marcos de Niza kicker Krysten Muir was paralyzed from the waist down after a roll-over accident near Payson in January. Since then, she has relearned how to walk and is inspiring others. And the Arizona Cardinals and Desert Financial Foundation have established a scholarship to honor her by helping other “determined, resilient and impactful student athletes.”

FlyQuest’s Go Green Initiative spotlights preservation and sustainability of esports

LOS ANGELES – FlyQuest began its Go Green initiative in 2020, and has since paired with One Tree Planted, Coral Reef Alliance and the Bee Conservatory in TreeQuest, SeaQuest and BeeQuest.

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‘Super-predator’ legacy: How children end up in the adult justice system

Tens of thousands of kids are prosecuted as adults each year, and some serve out their sentences in adult prisons.

Water from air: ASU professor’s technology produces clean drinking water around the globe

PHOENIX – Zero Mass Water, a company created by ASU professor Cody Friesen, uses solar panel technology to produce clean water from the air for local schools and underserved communities across the globe.

‘You can’t trust adults’: Mountain Pointe scandal raises questions about win at all costs culture

CHANDLER – An assistant football coach's decision to leak game plans to opposing coaches raises questions about the culture of sports.

‘The stars came out’: Drogba helps send Phoenix Rising into title game

IRVINE, Calif. -- Phoenix Rising FC invaded Orange County and painted it red. The team is headed to the United Soccer League title game after beating OCSC Saturday night.

Scottsdale app eases finding baby sitter, furthers evolution of location-based apps

ZipSit, an app headquartered in Scottsdale, connects babysitter and parents, the latest in a technology trend that connects strangers to make life easier.

Gene therapy targets incurable diseases, but costs are high and there are risks

Gene therapy, which modifies genes, is starting to get off the ground and its treatments can cure or mitigate otherwise untreatable diseases.

Domestic abuse is the new realm of concussion studies

Football and other sports have been focus of discussions about brain injury, but experts are also looking to address the needs of domestic abuse victims.