Sport

Arizona skateboards shred the Union Hills Classic competition

GLENDALE – Arizona skateboarders competed in Cowtown Skateboards’ Union Hills Classic skateboarding competition


Mannion attracts headlines but Pinnacle’s Brown turning heads, too

PHOENIX – Pinnacle’s Nico Mannion snags headlines but teammate Trent Brown turning heads, too.


Done deal: Phoenix City Council approves renovation of Suns’ Talking Stick Resort Arena

PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council voted 6 to 2 in favor of a $230 million arena deal for the Phoenix Suns.


Opinions divided on whether former ASU standout Barry Bonds belongs in Hall of Fame

PHOENIX – Opinions are split on whether former Arizona State standout Barry Bonds will find his way into the Baseball Hall of Fame.


Year after young daughter suffers stroke, father celebrates recovery by running marathon

TEMPE – Neal Oseland runs the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon to celebrate his daughter Megan’s inspiring recovery from a stroke last February.


Future of Suns, Diamondbacks in downtown Phoenix causing angst

PHOENIX – With the potential of the Diamondbacks and Suns leaving downtown Phoenix, growth of the area could slow down.


Time is right: Pacers among behind-the-scenes stars of Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon

Rarely acknowledged, pacers are the unsung heroes of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in Phoenix.


Citing discrimination, JC football players explain suit against MCCCD

Citing racial bias, junior college football players explain suit against Maricopa County Community College District.


With no JC football left in state, 11 players file lawsuit alleging ‘racial bias’

PHOENIX – With no junior college football left in state, a group of football players at schools in the Maricopa County Community College District are alleging in a suit that the move unlawfully eliminates opportunities for minority students.


ASU’s visit to Navajo Nation was about more than just basketball

FORT DEFIANCE – The Arizona State women’s basketball team went to the Navajo Reservation to play basketball. It came back with a greater understanding of the Navajo culture.


Special K: Despite skepticism, Cardinals believe they have winner in Kliff Kingsbury

TEMPE – In one of the more divisive hirings of the NFL offseason, the Arizona Cardinals introduced Kliff Kingsbury as their new head coach Wednesday.


Phoenix couple’s nonprofit helps more Haitian children get adopted

PHOENIX – Craig and Kathi Juntunen adopted three children from Haiti, and that experience inspired the couple in 2006 to launch Chances for Children, a foundation for Haitian orphans.