‘Grit and determination’: NASCAR trailblazer Wendell Scott honored with downtown mural
PHOENIX – The Shining Light Foundation recently unveiled a mural of NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Wendell Scott to honor his career. Scott was the first full-time Black driver to compete in the Cup Series and also win.
Aaron Rodgers, Jon Rahm headline star-studded Pro-Am day at WM Open
SCOTTSDALE – World No. 1 golfer Jon Rahm and NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers highlight the Annexus Pro-Am at the WM Phoenix Open Wednesday. Rodgers was happy to talk about golf but not football.
No masks, no distancing: WM Phoenix Open excited for return to normal
SCOTTSDALE – After the 2021 Phoenix Open was played with restrictions and a limited capacity, the 2022 version at TPC Scottsdale is back to normal. Players and fans are excited for one of golf’s best weeks.
‘It’s unbelievable’: ASU baseball alumni question Hall of Fame’s snub of Barry Bonds
After Barry Bonds failed to reach the 75% mark of votes required for election into the Hall of Fame, Arizona State baseball alumni questioned the decision.
Hail to the rename: Indigenous advocates welcome new Washington team name
WASHINGTON - Native American advocates welcomed the announcement Wednesday that Washington's pro football team will now be called the Commanders, ending a yearslong fight to get rid of a name many deemed racist.
Tick, tick, tick, tick: Super Bowl LVII host committee launches countdown to 2023 game in Glendale
PHOENIX – The countdown is underway for Super LVII in 2023. The Glendale event is expected to large a significant economic impact.
Advocates gather in Long Beach to fight to end drunk driving, drugged driving
LONG BEACH, California – Families gathered in Long Beach to advocate to end drunk and drugged driving. Alcohol-related crashes increased by 9% in 2020, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
NASCAR ready to debut ‘Next Gen’ car after Gen-6 retired at Phoenix Raceway
AVONDALE – Phoenix Raceway hosted the final race of the Generation 6 era of cars on NASCAR Championship weekend. Generation 6 cars made their run from 2013-2021 and with Next Gen cars set to make their debut next season, questions loom.
New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures highlights diversity in film industry
LOS ANGELES – The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which opened Sept. 30 in Los Angeles, shines a spotlight on diversity in the film industry, as well as a trove of memorabilia from the history of Hollywood.
Like mother, like daughter: Freshman Rosholt turning heads for ASU women’s golf team
TEMPE - Calynne Rosholt is the only freshman on the ASU women’s golf team but she’s already turning heads. It must be in the bloodlines. Her mother was part of the 1990 NCAA championship team alongside current coach Missy Farr-Kaye.
First LGBTQ+ mariachi group is paving the way for the next generation
LOS ANGELES – The first all LGBTQ+ mariachi group sparks conversation around intersectionality and traditional machismo.
Medical mistreatment, inequity lead to vaccine hesitancy for Black Americans
Historic and ongoing medical mistreatment and lack of access have informed Black Americans’ COVID-19 response: vaccine hesitancy.