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Rising gun sales could result in more deaths, injuries and suicides, health experts fear

PHOENIX – Health experts are calling for action to help prevent firearm injuries or deaths after record sales last year. That surge coincided with increasing psychological distress brought on by the pandemic.


HoopHall West showcase event had all-Arizona look in COVID era

PHOENIX — For eight years, the Basketball Hall of Fame brought some of the nation’s premier high school basketball teams to the Valley for a jam-packed day of basketball. This year, the pandemic forced the HoopHall West event to showcase only Arizona schools.


Named a head coach at 20? Pima CC’s Smith reaching goals ‘earlier in life than expected’

TUCSON - Marcus Smith, the head golf coach at Pima Community College, is the youngest head coach in collegiate history.


Diamondbacks’ ‘superstar’ Marte starting point for rest of team’s lineup, defensive alignments

PHOENIX – Ketel Marte was called a superstar by Mike Hazen and Asdrubal Cabrera, and the Diamondbacks intend to treat him as such by basing the team around him.


Wait, Watt? Cardinals surprise league by securing popular defensive end

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals pulled off a surprise Monday and signed Houston Texans J.J. Watt


‘No comparison’: ASU baseball fans frustrated with Pac-12 prohibition on fan attendance

PHOENIX – A handful of SEC teams and all 15 Cactus League teams are allowing a limited number of fans. Will the Pac-12 Conference let Arizona State follow suit?


28 paintings highlight famous – and less familiar – figures in Black history

PHOENIX – Twenty-eight murals and other paintings in central Phoenix honor Black History Month. The art showcases icons and less familiar faces.


Arizona State gymnastics team vaults into spotlight with convincing victory over Arizona

TEMPE – Look out: The Arizona State gymnastics team scored a season-high 197.450 against Arizona and is ranked 17th in the country.


Suns get look at second-half schedule, learn Devin Booker added to All-Star Game

PHOENIX – The Suns are set to play 17 games against teams which have a record of .500 or better in the second half of their schedule.


For LGBTQ seniors, COVID-19 worsens an epidemic of loneliness

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has left an epidemic of loneliness for LGBTQ+ seniors in its wake. However, local communities are finding ways to get these seniors social once again.


Oklahoma works with tribes, Indian Health Service to distribute vaccines despite storms

As Oklahoma battles severe winter weather, state health officials and the Indian Health Service work to continue administering the coronavirus vaccine.

A blue-gloved hand holds a vial of a coronavirus vaccine.

Mural featuring Phoenix Suns, Mercury highlight teams’ commitment to social justice

PHOENIX - Five Phoenix Suns and Mercury figures are featured in one of the Black History Matters murals. Twenty-eight can be found around the city.