GLENDALE – Watching his brother win the Fiesta Bowl was a special experience for Florida State’s Chubba Purdy.
GLENDALE – In a Fiesta Bowl billed as a meeting between two local standout high school quarterbacks, it was Brock Purdy who won the day over Tyler Shough.
PHOENIX – The Playstation Fiesta Bowl features two major college programs with a common theme: They both sport former Arizona high school quarterbacks. Brock Purdy and Tyler Shough meet again.
PHOENIX – Late-game turnovers doomed the Arizona State football team in its loss to UCLA, but the Sun Devils were encouraged by the progress shown in the second half.
Three Arizona Wildcats and a former Arizona high school standout were among the players who heard their name called during the 2020 NBA Draft.
PHOENIX – Although Arizona State controlled most of its opening game with USC, an inability to execute down the stretch doomed the Sun Devils.
PHOENIX – Arizona draws national attention, Trump supports protest the election process and “Sharpie-gate” rumors add to unfounded tensions as the vote count continues in Arizona. Some media outlets have called the state for Joe Biden, but election officials caution that some 200,000 ballots still need to be counted in Maricopa County alone.
LOS ANGELES – In 2020, the Dodgers took the World Series, the Lakers became NBA champs and COVID-19 robbed Los Angeles sports fans of their chance to officially celebrate.
Teachers say a proposal to increase funding to schools is especially vital amid the pandemic, but opponents worry about the effect on small businesses.
Proposition 208 proposes a 3.5% income tax raise to increase funding for teachers, support staff and education programs.
PHOENIX – Although the Arizona Coyotes announced several signings at the beginning of the NHL free agency period, the big news was that Oliver Ekman-Larsson will remain with the club.
Making a splash: Resort, lagoon and sky bar added to Glendale sports entertainment district ahead of Super Bowl
GLENDALE – The Crystal Lagoons Island Resort and water park are being planned for a sports entertainment district in Glendale. It could help anchor economic development along Loop 101, city officials and developers said.