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What is your experience with concussions in high school sports?

Cronkite News is working on a series of stories on concussions in high school athletes. We would like to hear from anyone who has experienced a concussion playing high school sports, as well as parents, trainers or coaches who might know someone who has.


The Kaepernick effect: Should people protest during the national anthem?

Since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first sat down during the national before a preseason game, variations of his protest against police brutality and racism have spread across the country.


D-backs new GM: Winning a championship to be ‘at the forefront of what we do every day’

PHOENIX – Success. Success. Success. That is all the new general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks wants for a franchise mired in a string of disappointing seasons.


Arizona hockey community celebrates record debut of Auston Matthews

SCOTTSDALE - When Auston Matthews became the first player to score four goals in his NHL debut Wednesday, the Arizona hockey community celebrated with him.


Mesa badminton facility fosters growth in sport

MESA - When people hear there is badminton being played in the Valley, Guy Chadwick expects one of two reactions. “We have two kinds of surprise,” Chadwick said. “We have the surprise, ‘Oh, there’s actually badminton here in Arizona?’ because they’re people that know about it, real badminton, in other places.


Suns coach Earl Watson fights for civil rights in his own way

PHOENIX - Earl Watson’s father was one of the first African-American men to join the integrated Army, as mandated by President Harry Truman in 1948. So, Watson was taught from an early age to respect the flag.


Arizona Olympian, Paralympian among those honored at Pentagon

ARLINGTON, Virginia - It's a long way from Eloy, Arizona, to Arlington, Virginia. Even longer when you add stops in London and Rio de Janeiro.But that's the path Army Staff Sgt. Joe Guzman took to reach the Pentagon for an event this week honoring Olympians and Paralympians in the U.S. military.

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Ultra-runner targeting record for 800-mile Arizona Trail run

FLAGSTAFF- Running 800 miles may seem like insanity to some people, but Michael Versteeg knew he’d get around to trying it one day.

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Legacy lives on at Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum

PHOENIX – There is a lot of racing history packed within the walls of the Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum in east Phoenix, and it all started as a gimmick that a local businessman cooked up to draw racing fans into his stores.


Coyote goalie’s mask a canvas for Canadian artist

GLENDALE - Every hockey goaltender must wear a protective mask, but the masks often do more than protect the goalie from slap shots flying toward the net at more than 100 mph.

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Cardinals get kids moving

TEMPE – After beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 40-7 on Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals certainly earned a day off.


Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks trying to make life easier for kids with cancer

PHOENIX - A 368-mile round-trip car ride awaits Bruce Clark-Frye each week to get treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – the place his parents say is their best hope for their child to one day be cancer-free.