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11-year minor league career ends with brawl, Diamondbacks call up for Henry Ramos

PHOENIX – Henry Ramos spent 11 years in the minor leagues across four different organizations before finally receiving the call to the show at age 29. His minor league career, however, didn’t end on the most pleasant of notes.


Rise of the underdog: Undrafted free agent Michael Stefanic knocking on Angels’ door

PHOENIX – Michael Stefanic is on the last rung of the minor league baseball ladder, waiting for the call to join the Los Angeles Angels. His professional career started in Arizona.


Roll on: New mats provide greater access to LA County beaches

Wheelchair users and other mobility device users now can roll on a synthetic mat at popular California beaches without getting stuck in the sand. It gives them freedom to move closer to the waves.


Arizona Afghans relieved after Ducey’s refugee proposal, still worried

WASHINGTON - Afghans living in Arizona welcomed Gov. Doug Ducey's announcement this week that Arizona will accept refugees fleeing the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan - but they also worry that the state and U.S. responses will be too little, too late for their countrymen.


Staying afloat: How Asian communities helped their small businesses survive COVID-19

As COVID-19 battered small businesses across the country, some Asian-owned businesses found the best relief came from their communities, not Congress.


Even in an epically dry year, water flows into parched Colorado River delta

Seven years ago, a pulse of water on the Colorado River at the U.S.-Mexico border temporarily reconnected it to the Pacific Ocean. Mexican and American environmental groups are working to bring water back into this part of the estuary and study what happens.


Lake at new SoFi Stadium captures and reuses recycled water

LOS ANGELES – The new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, where the Rams and Chargers will play this season, includes an artificial lake that can capture and reuse stormwater.


Tourists returning to Grand Canyon, but businesses still feel pandemic effects

GRAND CANYON – More tourists are coming to the Grand Canyon, but some businesses are struggling to stay afloat while pandemic restrictions are lifted.


Welcome to the Sho: Slugger, pitcher Shohei Ohtani dazzling Angels fans

LOS ANGELES – Drawing comparisons to Babe Ruth, Shohei Ohtani continues to set records in his fourth year and make history in the MLB.


Now what? Uncertainty of Paul, others leave big questions about Suns’ future

PHOENIX - Questions remain about what the Phoenix Suns will look like next season. Odds released for next season suggest a lack of confidence.


As Suns’ Deandre Ayton thrives in postseason, Bahamian community celebrates

Back in the Bahamas, the community is celebrating the success of Suns big man Deandre Ayton


Jobs of desperation: How rideshare, food delivery workers lose in the gig economy

Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs and into the gig economy. Some now are trying to unionize to negotiate better pay and conditions.