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Hopkins, Murray steal show, but Cardinals GM Keim earns praise, too

PHOENIX - Murray and Hopkins stole the show Sunday during the Cardinals game against the 49ers, but Keim’s offseason efforts set the tone


Unified Cardinals opt to stay in locker room during national anthem vs. 49ers

The Cardinals returned to the locker room during the national anthem, unified in protesting racial injustice.


Rising together: Phoenix FC welcomes fans back amid COVID-19 pandemic

SCOTTSDALE – In the first pro sports event played before a live crowd since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Phoenix Rising FC gave a small but devoted crowd reason to celebrate. There were a few boos, too.


‘We 22’: Black leaders in ASU Athletics act to empower student athletes beyond the field

The death of George Floyd lent new urgency to a new pledge, We 22, named for 22 Black members of ASU’s athletic department who will undertake seven actions that include spurring voting and activism, encourage ethnic studies and bolster economic education.


Pages through screens: ASU women’s basketball team reads books to children virtually

PHOENIX – The ASU women’s basketball team partnered with the Washington Elementary School District on Sept. 6 for National Read a Book Day, delivering what is usually an in-person experience virtually.


Cardinals mulling pregame tone after NFL opener featured boos

PHOENIX - From social justice issues to a dynamic offense featuring Hopkins, Murray, Fitzgerald, the Arizona Cardinals’ 2020 season is one to watch.


NASCAR playoff teams prepare for Phoenix Championship Weekend by fine-tuning at Richmond

PHOENIX - NASCAR playoff teams have one final shot at refining their notes for Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway with the Federated Auto Parts 400 in Richmond.


Fried chicken, candied yams and a helping hand: Cardinals’ Peterson provides meals to homeless

PHOENIX – Arizona Cardinals star Patrick Peterson begins year-long “P2 Tuesdays,” serving his favorite meals to the people of UMOM.


After NCAA ruling, athletes work to reconcile activism with personal branding

After NCAA ruling, athletes hope to use personal brand and platform to speak to their audience on social justice issues.


Nearly 1,000 fans OK’d to attend Phoenix Rising match at Casino Arizona Field

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising will make history Friday as the first professional sports team in Arizona to welcome fans back in-stadium following the COVID-19 shutdown.


‘It’s in our DNA’: Phoenix pitches to host NCAA Women’s Final Four

PHOENIX- Phoenix's 2026 bid is the city's first since it lost out on hosting the tournament to Cleveland in 2007, but they think they've changed.


Phoenix Raceway will challenge young drivers on Championship Weekend

PHOENIX- Young playoff drivers hope to contend for title in November after a challenging 2020 NASCAR Championship Weekend