PHOENIX – Studies show that knowledge of the Holocaust is declining, even as anti-Semitism is on the rise and survivors mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Oskar Knoblauch has told his story of surviving the Krakow ghetto in Poland to hundreds of students and supports making Arizona the 13th state to mandate genocide education.
PHOENIX – Forward Cameron Johnson made his first NBA start recently, marking a new milestone on the Suns rookie’s young career.
PHOENIX – Advocates continue struggling to keep qualified Hispanic families enrolled in public programs like food stamps and cash assistance amid changes to the so-called public charge rule. The U.S. Supreme Court last month decided to let the rule take effect, and that happens on Feb. 24. It allows immigration officers to consider applicants’ use of public benefits, including Medicaid, in deciding to grant green cards, visas and changes in residency.
GLENDALE – RUF38 is hosting an MMA event in downtown Glendale Saturday and promotions company hopes to make inroads in area.
PHOENIX – Air Force felt the military support from Arizona as it bettered the Washington State air raid offense with its triple option to win the Cheez-It Bowl.
SCOTTSDALE – Washington State and Air Force will bring dramatically different offensive styles to the Cheez-It Bowl in Chase Field.
CHANDLER – A legacy runs deep when you are related to the greatest wide receiver to ever play football. However, for Brenden Rice, it is the legacy he makes separate from his father which means more to him.
TEMPE – Late in the game, quarterback Jayden Daniels looked at coach Herm Edwards and told him he would get Arizona State a victory. He delivered as promised.
PHOENIX – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will again process deferred action requests for humanitarian reasons, reversing the agency’s decision to kill the program.
CHANDLER – An assistant football coach's decision to leak game plans to opposing coaches raises questions about the culture of sports.
TEMPE – Australian Rules Football is largely unknown in the Valley, but has given those playing a community of friends. It also gives those that are passionate about the sport an opportunity to play professionally through the USAFL.
PHOENIX – One Phoenix charter school is using involvement in sports and physical training to build up students in and out of class.