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It’s a start: Phoenix Suns turn page on controversial offseason with win against Dallas Mavericks in season opener

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns avenged last season’s Game 7 loss with a victory over Dallas. But how will this affect the rest of the Suns’ season?

The Phoenix Suns overcame a 22-point deficit in Wednesday's season opener against the Dallas Mavericks behind key contributions from guards Devin Booker, right, and Damion Lee. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Fan favorite Jock Landale brings versatility, Australian toughness to Suns frontcourt rotation

PHOENIX – During the offseason, the Phoenix Suns brought in former San Antonio Spurs big man Jock Landale, a 6-foot-11, 255-pound Australian. With a crowded rotation, the center has stood out for his versatility, toughness and ability to make teammates and reporters laugh.


Was Robert Sarver ‘canceled’? Experts debate on ‘unforgiving climate’ reaction by Suns owner

PHOENIX – After pressure from outside and within, Robert Sarver reluctantly decides to sell the Suns, blaming cancel culture for a lack of forgiveness.


Brighter days ahead? Suns ready to rise above tumultuous times as 2022-23 season begins

PHOENIX – After a historic postseason loss to end last season and a wild offseason, the Phoenix Suns return to action Wednesday for their season opener. Al McCoy and Tim Kempton provide insight to what the Suns must do to continue their success in a competitive Western Conference.


Kelly continues to raise ‘like a maniac,’ dwarfing Masters in Senate race

WASHINGTON – Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly continued to widen his fundraising lead over GOP challenger Blake Masters, who still trailed the incumbent despite heavy spending on Masters' behalf by outside conservative groups.


U.S. House, District 5: Clint Smith hopes to make history as a ‘unicorn’ independent

Clint Smith hopes to be the first independent elected to Congress in Arizona history. He faces incumbent Andy Biggs, a Republican who has represented District 5 for five years, and Democrat Javier Garcia Ramos, who’s self-funding his campaign.

Clint Smith (Photo courtesy of the Clint Smith campaign)

With an exciting young core and brand new arena, the Arizona Coyotes embark on a season like no other

TEMPE – The Arizona Coyotes kick off their season tonight in Pittsburgh as a new era for the franchise seems to be underway in the Valley.

The Arizona Coyotes open the 2022-23 regular season with optimism and excitement tonight in Pittsburgh. The team's first home game at Mullett Arena is scheduled for Oct. 28. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate: Venture capitalist Blake Masters dislikes the country’s direction

Blake Masters says he’s running for the Senate because he disagrees with the way politicians have been running the country. He says his policies are aimed at creating an Arizona where he feels comfortable raising his sons.

Blake Masters (Photo courtesy of the Blake Masters campaign)

Young Arizona Diamondbacks build hope for the future

PHOENIX – Last year the D-backs had little to no hope going into the 2022 season after recording their second worst franchise record. This year has shown that there is hope for the D-backs, who had 10 debutants in this season alone. A few of these rookies are potential franchise cornerstones.

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Corbin Carroll is one of many reasons for fans to remain optimistic about the future of the franchise. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Mesa High athletes memorialize former student with local cemetery cleanup

MESA – Mesa High students who participate in sports or clubs make a trip each fall to the City of Mesa Cemetery to clean up the grounds. It’s a way to give back to their community and honor the late Jackrabbit Zedo Ishikawa, who is buried there. Ishikawa’s dying words, “Carry on,” became the school’s motto, and today’s students aim to carry on the cemetery tradition.

In honor of Zedo Ishikawa and the “Carry On” movement, Mesa High School students help clean the City of Mesa Cemetery. (Photo courtesy of Steven Lewis)

Mark Kelly and Blake Masters clash on immigration, abortion in U.S. Senate debate

PHOENIX – Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., GOP challenger Blake Masters and Libertarian Marc Victor clashed on the debate stage Thursday night. The U.S. Senate candidates from Arizona doubled down on their mostly party line positions on abortion, immigation and more.


Gallego touts local efforts in Phoenix to battle climate change

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego touted the city Thursday as a model for enduring extreme weather events, during a virtual panel on how local governments can help defend against the impacts of climate change.