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Vegas heartbreak: Buzzer beater brings ASU men’s basketball season to abrupt end

LAS VEGAS – After dominating much of the game, the Arizona State men's basketball team saw Stanford chip away at its lead. Eventually, the Cardinal beat the Sun Devils in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament, bringing an end to ASU's season.


Mikey’s League fills sports void for those with intellectual, physical disabilities

TEMPE – Mikey's League began in 2019 in memory of Mikey Bender, 21, who died after losing a battle with cerebral palsy and a heart defect. The league has teamed with KinectAbility to open doors for ability sports.


6A showdown: Arizona’s top high school basketball teams square off for the title

PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.


Stars align: Celebrities are among biggest Suns fans

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns have risen from the lowest rungs on the NBA ladder to the league’s elite over the last three seasons, and some celebrity fans, including Phoenix-raised Hollywood screenwriter Rhett Reese, are going along for the ride.


No Asante, no panic: Phoenix Rising remain confident as they prepare for 2022 season

TEMPE – Event without Solomon Asante, Phoenix Rising feel good about the direction of the upcoming season.


Discovery of Pluto at Flagstaff observatory continues to inspire 92 years later

FLAGSTAFF – The Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff celebrated the 92nd anniversary of astronomer Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery of Pluto, which now is designated a dwarf planet.


Determined Phoenix Suns remain red hot heading into All-Star break

PHOENIX – After coming up just two wins short of the organization's first championship, the Phoenix Suns head into the All-Star break poised for another shot at the title.


‘I didn’t have a clue’: Suns’ James Jones, Monty Williams reflect on race during Black History Month

PHOENIX – From conversations to murals,Phoenix Suns executives reflect on race during Black History Month.


COVID and political fatigue inspired ‘lighter, comedic’ Super Bowl ads

PHOENIX – Super Bowl television commercials adopted a kinder and more humorous tone during the big game this year after a few companies built their spots around the pandemic or politics in 2021 – if they advertised at all.


Despite huge funding lead in Senate race, Kelly still faces a challenge

WASHINGTON - Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., raised more than $27.5 million for his 2022 reelection bid, almost twice the total raised by a half-dozen Republican challengers, but analysts said that "giant war chest" does not guarantee a win in what could be a tough year for Democrats.


‘A great reward for a lot of work’: Phoenix Suns extend general manager James Jones’ contract

PHOENIX — Riding a win streak and holding the top spot in the West, the Phoenix Suns signed general manager James Jones to an extension. The deal comes as the Suns hold the best regular-season record in the NBA at 97-30.


Criticism, support follow Cardinals’ Kyler Murray, Kliff Kingsbury after postseason loss

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals reflect on their 2021 season and what’s ahead following their blowout loss to the Los Angeles Rams Monday. Kyler Murray, Kliff Kingsbury hear criticism and support.