Climate change threatens fair and safe Winter Olympics in the future

FLAGSTAFF – Twenty-one cities around the world have hosted the Winter Olympics in the past 98 years. But by 2080, only one of these cities may be able to provide the conditions required for high level competition that’s fair and safe.


‘Happy New Year’: Arizona makes history, gets revenge on Oregon in inaugural Pac-12 baseball tourney

SCOTTSDALE – Chip Hale’s Arizona baseball team won the first ever Pac-12 Baseball Tournament game Wednesday. Meanwhile, Arizona State fell late to Stanford.


For many in Arizona, back to work does not mean back to the office

WASHINGTON - More than two years into the pandemic, a sizable number of Arizonans have yet to go back to the office. A new Census survey found just over 60% of Americans working on-site in May. In Arizona, just 58.1%. of employees were working on site.


Charity in virtual reality: Habitat for Humanity, law firm raise money in the metaverse

PHOENIX – Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona and Rose Law Group came together to raise money for the nonprofit in the metaverse, which they say is a first-of-its-kind collaboration.


Sun Devils send 30 to Arkansas for NCAA West Region Track and Field prelims

PHOENIX – Arizona State arrives in Arkansas with 30 Sun Devils who qualified for the NCAA West Regional Preliminary taking place Wednesday through Saturday in Fayetteville.


Peanuts, Cracker Jack and the origins of spring training: the evolution of baseball’s preseason

PHOENIX – It is hard to imagine, but spring training – a baseball fan’s rite of passage – wasn’t always part of the sports narrative in Arizona.


‘Season starts on Wednesday’: Inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament gives ASU another chance

PHOENIX – After an uneven and often frustrating season, Arizona State and first-year head Willie Bloomquist are savoring their opportunity to make up ground in the inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament.


Are Arizona lawmakers upset about being on Russian travel ban list? Nyet

WASHINGTON - All nine House members from Arizona - and one late senator - made the list of 963 U.S. citizens Russia has imposed a travel ban on in the escalating sanctions fight between the two countries. If they're not laughing about it, most are taking it as a badge of honor.


Despite state law, marijuana still banned in subsidized housing in Arizona

Both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in Arizona. But because of federal law, HUD still bans marijuana use in any type of government-subsidized housing, such as Section 8 and public housing. Marijuana and housing advocates call the policy discriminatory and counterproductive.


Exoskeleton suit designed to reduce strain on manual laborers

PHOENIX – The WearTech Center, GoX Labs and Arizona State University collaborated to develop an exoskeleton suit called the PhenEx. The suit is designed to reduce the strain on workers as they lift heavy objects.


Jailed Brittney Griner, absent players contribute to slow start for Phoenix Mercury

PHOENIX – As Brittney Griner remains detained in a Russian prison, the Phoenix Mercury continue to struggle with a new coach and unavailable players.


Title 42 remains in place at border for now – as does the fight over it

WASHINGTON - Supporters of Title 42, the pandemic-era health rule used to turn away migrants at the border, welcomed a court ruling that blocked the White House plan to end Monday, but migration advocates said it only prolongs an "outright failure" of border policy.