Coronavirus sports roundup: AIA moves forward with fall plan; Rising FC concerned with field conditions
PHOENIX – After Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled his plan for schools to reopen, the Arizona Interscholastic Association continued to prepare for a season of fall sports. Rising FC concerned about fields and Diamondbacks mourn loss of scout.
PHOENIX – Despite a press release stating their intent to leave, the Northern Arizona Suns have not yet made a decision on whether to move from Prescott Valley for the 2020-21 season.
PHOENIX - Arizona schools must open their doors to at least some of their students on Aug. 17, state officials said Thursday, but districts will have the flexibility to offer alternative schooling to students who want to stay home.
PHOENIX - Gyms, bars, nightclubs and more will remain closed past next week as the state fights a disease that is "highly contagious and in every part of the state," Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday, even as he declined to require the use of masks statewide.
Coronavirus sports roundup: Mercury honor Breonna Taylor; fake fans to highlight games at Chase Field
PHOENIX – Mercury, Suns players begin making decisions about social justice messages on jerseys. Fox announces virtual fans for MLB games.
PHOENIX – As Congress develops the next phase of COVID-19 aid, Arizona’s senators and governor are airing their concerns about what the state needs.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes learned quickly that the coronavirus is no joke. The Suns' Ricky Rubio has landed in Orlando, and the NFL says fans must wear masks in 2020.
PHOENIX - A lot goes into a successful election, and in the era of COVID-19 that includes 3,200 gallons of hand sanitizer, one of several items on a list that includes gloves, masks and face shields as officials prepare for a safe and secure Aug. 4 primary.
Field research in the Grand Canyon is just restarting after being banned all spring as a coronavirus precaution. Reporter Judy Fahys of InsideClimate News visited last year and discovered why this data-gathering is crucial for the environment and for people who rely on the water that runs through it.
Navajo leaders said they could begin moving toward reopening in phases as early as next week, but they continued to urge caution and said the reservation’s weekend lockdown will continue for another two weeks.
Coronavirus sports roundup: Cuomo’s ‘no fans’ announcement eye-opening for Arizona collegiate programs
PHOENIX - Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Tuesday that the state of New York will not allow fans to attend college sporting events in the fall shed light on an interesting discrepancy between New York and Arizona.
States report alarming coronavirus numbers; NFL players speak out as training camps get underway