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No average Guy: Apache Junction football player remembered for drive, compassion

PHOENIX – Stage 4 melanoma took the life of Apache Junction football player Alex Guy but his legacy lives on.


U.S. House, District 4: Federal ‘overbearance’ is our biggest problem, Paul Gosar says

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, the Republican incumbent for House District 4, says the overbearance of the federal government is one of the greatest issues in Arizona. He also has concerns about election security because of mail-in voting.


Suns’ Ty Jerome helps raise awareness for Hoops 4 Humanity initiatives through fantasy football

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns guard Ty Jerome teamed up with the Brogdon Family Foundation to raise awareness and money for Hoops 4 Humanity by playing fantasy football.


Arizona Smash community faces challenge during pandemic

PHOENIX – Super Smash Bros. eSports tournaments in Arizona are on hold. That changes a gaming experience and community meant to be savored in person.


Former ASU basketball player Michelle Tom helping Navajo Nation fight coronavirus

PHOENIX – Former ASU basketball player Michelle Tom is battling the coronavirus from a small, rural hospital near the Navajo Nation. And she needs help.


As collegiate esports explode, Grand Canyon remains frontrunner

PHOENIX – Since arriving in 2018, Albert Lee has been creating an esports paradise for Grand Canyon University.


A sack, a review, a targeting call: Momentum shift helps Clemson move past Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day shouted a thundering “no,” toward the referee. Restrained by another Ohio State staffer, Day soon saw his team’s strong start to the College Football Playoff semifinal evaporate after the game’s most monumental call.


ASU esports seeks official program status with more institutional support

PHOENIX – Despite fielding some of the top esports teams in the country and boasting one of the largest clubs on campus, the ASU esports association is fighting for more support from ASU administration.


From out of baseball to Olympian: Jeremy Wolf’s path to Aliyah and Team Israel

SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale’s Jeremy Wolf is a Jewish-American Olympian with a heart for baseball’s minor leaguers.


Protesters, proponents and the cultural clash over Phoenix police

PHOENIX – Police departments have looked to technology for solutions to criticisms, such as body-worn cameras to monitor police and public behavior and early-intervention software to sniff out bad behavior. Experiments with better community engagement, including civilian review boards with subpoena power, also are being considered or field-tested. Phoenix police plan to launch accountability procedures to document every time an officer draws a gun.


How Arizona’s outdoor workers stay safe in the heat

PHOENIX – Arizona’s outdoor workers share tips on how they stay safe and cool during the summer, as no federal safety standards are in place to protect them. But a new bill aims to change that.


Syringe program for addicts operates in legal gray area as debate continues

PHOENIX – Organizations offering drug users clean needles and educational materials have been linked to decreases in bloodborne diseases, but they’re forced to operate in a legal gray area in Arizona.