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Surge in congenital syphilis gives Arizona second-worst rate in U.S.

WASHINGTON - Congenital syphilis cases in Arizona rose more than sevenfold from 2016 to 2020, pushing the state from the sixth- to second-worst state in the nation in that time, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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.


Going pro in esports? ASU Valorant players eye turning professional

PHOENIX – The college-to-pro pipeline for esports players isn’t as clear as their NCAA counterparts. For players on the ASU Esports Valorant team, their dreams of going professional are undeterred by this lack of clarity.


Former Arizona State wrestling stars continue to impress within MMA community

TEMPE – Arizona State is not only known as a strong wrestling school, but as a mixed martial arts factory as well. Many have successfully extended their fighting careers beyond Tempe.


Glendale’s Team Solitaire shows smaller, independent groups can thrive in Supercross

GLENDALE – Some teams are literally better equipped to succeed in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship than others. But that doesn’t mean that independent racing teams, like Glendale-based Team Solitaire, can’t be competitive and have an impact on the sport.


No Booker, no problem? Suns remain confident for Game 3, even without injured guard

PHOENIX – Even with Devin Booker sidelined due to a hamstring strain suffered in Game 2, the Phoenix Suns feel good about their chances against the New Orleans Pelicans.


‘Best crowd in the league’: Fans feel the love after Phoenix Suns playoff victory

PHOENIX – Fans applauded for bringing the energy in Phoenix Suns’ playoff victory over New Orleans.


Diamondbacks’ trip to New York special as trailblazer Jackie Robinson honored

NEW YORK – The Arizona Diamondbacks found themselves in the ideal city to honor Jackie Robinson. New York is where the trailblazer broke baseball’s color barrier.


‘Trust the process’: Tommy Lloyd optimistic about future of Arizona men’s basketball

PHOENIX – Exactly a year from the day he was hired, coach Tommy Lloyd reflects on his first season with the University of Arizona men’s basketball program.


Texas Tech’s all-time winningest softball coach now turning around GCU’s program

PHOENIX – Shanon Hays, the winningest coach in softball history at Texas Tech, is now turning around Grand Canyon’s program. The Lopes, who were 19-30 in 2021, are first in the WAC West.


With playoff schedule announced, Phoenix Suns fans begin pursuit of tickets

PHOENIX — After the Phoenix Suns announced their first-round playoff schedule, fans have begun their pursuit of tickets.


African American Reconstruction teams with pro sports organizations to empower Black community

PHOENIX – African American Reconstruction, a nonprofit organization that looks to tackle issues and educate people within the Black community, has partnered with professional sports teams to help its mission.