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Serving some discipline: Ironwood’s guide to building elite badminton program

PEORIA – When given the task of building the girls badminton program, Ironwood High School coach Brett Stafford had to do so from the ground up. His commitment to his program has shown through in its success and growth over the past decade.


USDA pledges to address longstanding discrimination against Black farmers

DOUGLAS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to establish an equity commission to address decades of discrimination that have kept Black farmers from being successful.


How the Super Bowl at SoFi could affect Southern California’s economy

LOS ANGELES – The NFL’s 2022 Super Bowl will be held Feb. 13 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Southern California can expect an economic impact, but how much is the question.


Cloudy but a chance: Suns’ opener shaded by contract controversy

PHOENIX - Hot off a surprise run to the NBA Finals, and with Chris Paul back and Mikal Bridges signing an extension, the Phoenix Suns are presumably in good spirits heading into the new season. But the lack of Deandre Ayton’s contract extension has cast some doubts.


Home away from home: ASU soccer captain forms second family outside of Mexico

ASU soccer captain Alexia Delgado moved away from her parents at 13 to pursue her dream of becoming a soccer player. Now in Tempe, the Mexican international has found a place she can call home.


Rattlers players offer guidance to college athletes amid new era under NIL legislation

PHOENIX - Arizona Rattlers players offer insight for college football players and athletes on how to navigate name, image and likeness legislation and share what they would have done if they could have pursued deals in college.


ASU expects a physical, passionate matchup when PAC-12 South undefeated teams battle Saturday

TEMPE - The Sun Devils are going into hostile territory when they travel to Utah Saturday night. The Utes have been historically great at home and they look to extend their home win streak.


Is the end near for the GOAT? Taurasi continues to prove otherwise

PHOENIX - Diana Taurasi has the ultimate chance to walk off into the sunset. Her fifth Olympic gold medal, being named the WNBA’s GOAT, welcoming her second child, and now two wins away from a fourth WNBA title, the stage is set for a Hollywood ending. But is this really the end, or just another chapter?


Team culture, international flavor fuel fast start for ASU women’s soccer

PHOENIX – With help from players all over the planet, such as Lucy Johnson and Nicole Douglas, the ASU women’s soccer program is developing an other-worldly culture.


$4,000 for a Devin Booker trading card? Market flourishes as Valley sports teams excel

CHANDLER – Encouraged by the recent success of the Suns and Cardinals, local trading card collectors are jumping back into the scene. It’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be slowing down any time soon, thanks to personalities like Devin Booker and Kyler Murray.


Rally to support seven Arizonans charged in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

WASHINGTON - Organizers are downplaying expectations for a large crowd at Saturday's rally in Phoenix to support the "political prisoners" arrested in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol - but they are not downplaying the seriousness of their cause.


Curling in Arizona: Tempe club’s accomplishments include Olympic Trials series

TEMPE - Three member of the Coyotes Curling Club in Tempe decide to chase their Winter Games dreams and wound up in an Olympic Trials series competition.