Kari Lake dares NFL to ‘play chicken’ over 2023 Super Bowl location
PHOENIX – Republican nominee for Arizona governor Kari Lake said she will not back down over her proposed border control measures if the NFL threatens to remove the Super Bowl – something the league did before in 1990.
Game on: Hillcrest Prep poised for first season in Overtime Elite league
BUCKEYE – Hillcrest Prep was one of three teams to join Overtime Elite, a high school basketball league designed for players to get paid or receive exposure from fans and scouts. The Bruins are preparing for the league after experiencing it first-hand last season.
‘Coach’s dream’: Ohio State commit Dylan Raiola shows jaw-dropping skill as Chandler quarterback
PHOENIX – Dylan Raiola, an Ohio State quarterback commit and the No. 1 ranked prospect in the 2024 class, has led Chandler to an undefeated record. The junior has drawn comparisons to Patrick Mahomes for his unique play style and talented arm.
Phoenix Suns, WNBA react to Brittney Griner’s unsuccessful appeal of 9-year sentence
PHOENIX – Suns players, WNBA and NBA commissioner respond to Griner’s continued detainment.
Hamilton football star Terrell Suggs stayed home; it led to ASU Hall of Fame
TEMPE – Terrell Suggs, who still holds the NCAA Division single-season record for quarterback sacks, recently was inducted into Arizona State’s Athletics Hall of Fame and Distinction along with eight others. Suggs, who played at Hamilton High in Chandler, believes keeping the best local prospects at home is the key to future success in the ASU football program. He said interim coach Shaun Aguano is taking steps to make that happen.
Jackpot Joey: Logano secures spot at NASCAR Championship 4 in Phoenix with Las Vegas win
LAS VEGAS – Joey Logano will look to win his second NASCAR Cup Series title in Phoenix in three weeks after he secured his ticket Sunday to the Championship 4 in the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Camelback’s Cholla Trail reopens, providing more access to the highest peak in Phoenix
PHOENIX – Cholla Trail on Camelback Mountain’s eastern slope, which closed in March 2020, reopened in September with safety improvements and new amenities. The landmark is Phoenix’s highest peak and carries with it decades of history.
U.S. House, District 6: Republican Juan Ciscomani wants to battle ‘the radical left’
Republican Juan Ciscomani is running for U.S. Congress on a conservative platform that includes securing the border, protecting Second Amendment rights and fighting “the radical left.”
Governor: Katie Hobbs touts her political competence – and ‘sanity’
Democratic candidate for Arizona governor, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, is running a high-stakes campaign against Trump-backed candidate Kari Lake in a race that has captured national attention.
Promising future, storied past of Arizona hoops on display at Red-Blue Game
TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats played host to their annual Red-Blue game on alumni weekend, with several former players in attendance. After losing many key players from last season, fans got a chance to see the new-look team for the first time.
Letter of the law(s): Prosecutors confused by conflicting abortion laws
WASHINGTON - Whatever their position on abortion rights, the county attorneys who would be responsible for enforcing Arizona abortion law say they will do their best to follow it. But they're not all sure what the law currently is, after conflicting measures were approved,
NBA punishment of Robert Sarver sparks strong criticism; City of Phoenix to investigate
PHOENIX – The NBA’s punishment of Robert Sarver has triggered widespread criticism from players, fans and those inside the Phoenix Suns organization.