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Fans ‘think we are superheroes’: Athletes move to forefront of mental health discussion

During this first week of Mental Health Awareness Month, the stories of athletes’ struggles, too, are being told. “I feel like (fans) think that we are superheroes to everybody,” Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Ulis said. “We go through things in life, even though you guys see us on TV playing a game we love and having fun. We still go through our ups and down as well.”


17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.


3 major retailers across the country ban sale of guns, ammunition to customers younger than 21 years old

In a statement released Wednesday morning, Dick's CEO said they will no longer sell assault rifles or high capacity magazines.


Twenty years after ASU career ended, Tillman legacy endures

TEMPE - Twenty years ago today, Pat Tillman walked off a football field for the last time as an Arizona State football player. No one knew then that he would later become a symbol of perseverance, selflessness, bravery and, ultimately, sacrifice.


Penn State survives scare, maintains perfect Fiesta Bowl mark

Despite late scare by Washington, Penn State endures in Fiesta Bowl.


Section 113, Row 15, Seat 12: one seat, four nights, four Suns fans

PHOENIX -- Once upon a time, the Suns were the face of the Valley. They were the community's first major sports team, beginning play in the 1968-69 season.


Fifty-eight years after he last played, ASU quarterback returns to Sun Devil Stadium

TEMPE -- Nestled between two buttes sits iconic Sun Devil Stadium. The structure that opened in 1958 and has hosted the Pope, the Rolling Stones and countless football games has also undergone multiple transformations throughout the years.


‘First time I saw a cactus’: Diamondbacks reflect warmly on Arizona Fall League

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Fall League breeds Major League Baseball’s future top talent. Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant and countless others have played in the developmental league that sends approximately 60 percent of its players to the majors.


‘We gave everything’: Dodgers end Diamondbacks’ surprise season

PHOENIX -- From the moment the first pitch was thrown in the National League Division Series, the Arizona Diamondbacks never appeared to be their true selves.


Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

WOLFFORTH, Texas – As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency.


City prepares, reacts to Trump’s rally in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX – One downtown Phoenix group estimated 25,000 people will converge in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday – both to support and oppose – President Donald Trump at his rally. He plans to appear at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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Former Tucson area firefighter devoted to educating bicyclists about safety

TUCSON — In 2008, Tucson resident Brendan Lyons was, by his own description, an overweight emergency medical technician who dreamed of becoming a firefighter. That dream and the fitness it would require seemed out of reach until a friend introduced him to cycling.