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‘Shut up and dribble’? Not anymore as Steve Kerr, Mercury players use their platform

PHOENIX – In the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, shootings, athletes including Steve Kerr and Brianna Turner continue trend of speaking out about social justice issues.


‘It’s gotta be the shoes’: Why are Scottsdale nightclubs prohibiting retro sneakers?

SCOTTSDALE – Young adults increasingly are being turned away from Scottsdale nightclubs because of their retro sneakers, such as Jordans and Air Force 1s, raising questions about what determines the selectivity.


Change of course: Modernization, COVID-19 pandemic help revitalize golf

MESA – Since COVID-19, golf has experienced a boom in popularity. Sales are up, more people are playing and the sport is growing at the professional level.


Los números fronterizos alcanzan el nivel más alto en 20 años, a medida que se avecina el fin del Título 42

WASHINGTON – Los funcionarios fronterizos detuvieron a la mayor cantidad de migrantes en la frontera sur en al menos 22 años el mes pasado, lo que presenta un nuevo desafío para el plan de la administración Biden de poner fin a la ejecución del Título 42 dentro de unas semanas.


Border numbers hit highest level in 20 years, as end of Title 42 looms

Border officials last month apprehended the most migrants at the southern border in at least 22 years, presenting a new challenge for the Biden administration's plan to end enforcement of Title 42 at the border just weeks from now.


Coyotes’ franchise record for NHL debuts signals team in full rebuild mode

PHOENIX – With the newest additions of NCAA standouts Jack McBain and Nathan Smith, the Arizona Coyotes have set a single-season franchise record with 10 players making their NHL debuts in 2022. The mark confirms the team is in full rebuild mode.


Remembering Jackie Robinson the person, on the anniversary of his Major League debut

LOS ANGELES – This year, April 15 marks the 75th anniversary of Dodger player Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier, and his legacy lives on in more than just the sports history books.


Cyber experts were braced for Russian attacks before Biden’s warning

WASHINGTON - When President Joe Biden said businesses have a "patriotic obligation" to protect their networks from likely Russian cyberattacks, Arizona cybersecurity officials agreed with a nod - and a shrug. They were already on high alert and had seen an uptick in attacks.


Benson Henderson signs four-fight contract with Bellator MMA despite rumors of retirement

PHOENIX – Benson Henderson signs a new contract with Bellator despite the popular belief that he would retire following his last victory at the Footprint Center.


The Jordan shot, the Charles dunk: Longtime Suns voice Gary Bender reflects on NCAA title games

PHOENIX – In 1982 and 1983, longtime Phoenix Suns broadcaster Gary Bender called two of the most iconic men’s basketball title games: Michael Jordan’s game-winning shot and Lorenzo Charles’ game-winning, buzzer-beating dunk.


‘I will encourage them, I will inspire them’: ASU introduces new ASU women’s basketball coach Natasha Adair

TEMPE – Arizona State introduced new women's basketball coach Natasha Adair, who said she wants to content for a national championship.


¡Cámara, acción! La industria cinematográfica de Arizona está creciendo después de una década de estancamiento

MESA – En 2016 la idea de revivir la oficina de cine ganó apoyo y la Autoridad de Comercio de Arizona la reabrió y contrató a Matthew Earl Jones para dirigirla. Su objetivo es restaurar a Arizona como un destino de referencia para los cineastas.