PHOENIX – Amazon Prime agreed to be the exclusive media rights partner for the Overtime Elite league earlier in November, which will provide plenty of exposure for Arizona’s Hillcrest Prep.
TUCSON – The University of Arizona football team had a combined 1-23 record over its last 24 games coming into this season, but the Wildcats were able to put together a 5-7 season this year, which was capped off by their first Territorial Cup victory in six years. The Wildcats have a lot to build on heading into the future.
YUMA – State and Yuma officials concede that placing old shipping containers at the border is not the permanent or effective solution they want, but they did it anyway. Now, what some call a political stunt has the state embroiled in a legal fight with the federal government.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will consider Wednesday whether the Indian Child Welfare Act is the "gold standard" of child welfare policy or a "outrageous and unconstitutional" law that has outlived its time.
PHOENIX – Despite rumors that Barack Obama had interest in ownership of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, he shot down speculation. He also praised the play of the Suns.
WASHINGTON – Border officials encountered a record of almost 2.4 million migrants at the southern border in fiscal 2022, shattering the old record of 1.7 million set just a year earlier, according to numbers released late Friday by Customs and Border Protection.
TUCSON – Café 54 serves as an employment training program for people with mental health conditions. Trainees work as cashiers, cooks, dishwashers and servers. The goal is to help them gain new skills and land a permanent job in the workforce.
SCOTTSDALE – When Robert Hassell III was drafted by the Padres, he thought he would end up in San Diego. But Major League Baseball can be an unforgiving business and he was traded to the Washington Nationals. He was using the Arizona Fall League to showcase his skills before an injury sidelined him.
PHOENIX – In 2018, the Maricopa County Community College District shut down its football programs, leaving Arizona with no junior college football teams. Athletes and coaches have spent years picking up pieces, and a new conference rose in the Valley.
PHOENIX – Josh Cohen was the Phoenix Rising goalkeeper in 2017. Five years later, he is starting in the Champions League against stars such as Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar.
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.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a drug-smuggling defendant’s rights were violated when a district court handed down his conviction in writing and not in open court, denying him an opportunity to appear.