PHOENIX – Balancing academics and athletics is a delicate juggling act, but Phoenix College wide receiver and former Joy Christian School quarterback Matthew Mitchell excelled at both - while also dealing with an inhibiting disease.
GLENDALE - If the Coyotes are successful in moving to Tempe at the end of the decade, Gila River Arena, the Westgate Entertainment District and the city of Glendale will lose one of their centerpiece tenants.
GLENDALE - Seventeen months after Glendale voided its 15-year lease with the Arizona Coyotes, the NHL club announced plans Monday to move to a new arena in Tempe in time for the opening of the 2019-2020 season.
PHOENIX - Michael McDowell, who was born in Phoenix and raised in Glendale, recently learned that he now owns a little piece of NASCAR racing history.
PHOENIX - The new manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks learned how to manage beyond the playing field from two of the best.
SURPRISE - In Torey Lovullo, the Arizona Diamondbacks are getting a hard-working manager who will quickly gain the respect of his players, according to a member of the Boston Red Sox organization taking part in the Arizona Fall League at Surprise Stadium on Friday.
PHOENIX – No matter who wins Wednesday’s climactic Game 7 of the World Series between the long-suffering Cleveland Indians and longer-suffering Chicago Cubs, Arizona wins.
PHOENIX - The capacity crowd at Wrigley Field in Chicago watched as Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis faced off against Cubs relief pitcher Travis Wood with two runners on base and two outs in the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series.
PHOENIX - "I don’t envy myself for going through that," ultra-runner Michael Versteeg said with a laugh.
SCOTTSDALE - At 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds, Kade Warner has the size to play wide receiver in a Division I football program.
TEMPE - Former NBA player and current Suns broadcaster Eddie Johnson was just a kid growing up in inner-city Chicago when he attended his first Cubs game. He spent what little money he had to buy a Pittsburgh Pirates hat to be just like Roberto Clemente, his favorite player.
TUCSON - When the Tucson Roadrunners play their first home game Friday, they’ll do so at a dramatically renovated Tucson Convention Center.