Sport

Arizona Muslims pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

TEMPE – Three verses from the Quran are melodically recited in traditional Arabic as more than 100 people pay tribute to Muhammad Ali in a Tempe mosque.

NCAA rule change gives underclassmen more time to decide on NBA draft

PHOENIX — Like many talented underclassmen in the last several years, Purdue freshman forward Caleb Swanigan decided to test the NBA waters, declaring for June’s NBA Draft and working out for the Suns last week at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Team owners starting to demand new stadiums sooner

In its short, 20-year life, Atlanta’s Turner Field played host to one of the highest attended playoff games of all time when more than 54,000 fans crowded in to watch the Atlanta Braves play the Chicago Cubs in 2003.

Maricopa County puts responsibility for Chase Field upgrades on Diamondbacks

Maricopa County said the Diamondbacks “have almost total responsibility for the maintenance, operation, and repair of Chase Field,” and the agreements between the team and the county "do not establish any contractual requirement to provide the Team a 'state-of-the-art' stadium," according to two letters provided to Cronkite News by the county.