PHOENIX – Following strong and swift criticism, Robert Sarver announces he will sell Phoenix Suns and Mercury.
PHOENIX – ASU wrestler Josh Nummer and ASU volleyball player Annika Nummer tie the knot after two years of dating. Annika and Josh are balancing married life, school and being athletes.
WASHINGTON – Federal officials announced the release Thursday of $32.5 million for pedestrian improvements along Flagstaff's Downtown Mile, the largest portion of what one official said will be biggest transit investment in the city in years.
PHOENIX – The NBA’s punishment of Robert Sarver has triggered widespread criticism from players, fans and those inside the Phoenix Suns organization.
PHOENIX – Cole McAuliff’s vision for the collectibles industry in Arizona has turned into putting on big shows like the Arizona State Card Show. The growth of his organization, Collectibles on College, mirrors the rise of the collectibles industry since the coronavirus pandemic.
PHOENIX – Coyotes new move to Mullett arena in Tempe includes increased ticket prices. Although long-time season ticket holders are excited about the new fan experience, they’re disappointed about the prices.
FLAGSTAFF – Northern Arizona University’s football team lost big in its season opener to Arizona State, but coach Chris Ball and his team now have their sights set on bigger goals. Ball called the game a low pressure matchup for the Lumberjacks and vowed that his team is moving forward.
PHOENIX – GCU women’s soccer transformed from an underachieving program with a bad culture to a WAC champion with expectations of defending its title in just two seasons.
WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court said a 292-year sentence for a string of nonviolent burglaries over three months in Bullhead City was not "grossly disproportionate" to the crime and did not violate the Eighth Amendment.
MESA – AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, has granted $180,000 to the Arizona Food Bank Network to fund 33 VISTA positions in the state. VISTA workers will dedicate a year to giving back to food insecure communities.
PHOENIX – With increased awareness of concussions parents are not allowing their children to play football. Barrow Neurological Institute conducted a study that found that this trend has been ongoing since 2016.
TEMPE – Arizona State’s men’s swim team appeared to be dead in the water in 2008 when the athletic department, faced with budget constraints, decided to eliminate the program along with the school’s wrestling and men’s tennis teams. However, some former ASU swimmers stepped up to raise money to save a program that is thriving again.