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Globetrotters and funnel cakes: Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center reinvents itself

PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley went through an identity shift in recent years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the departure of the Northern Arizona Suns.


Mikey’s League fills sports void for those with intellectual, physical disabilities

TEMPE – Mikey's League began in 2019 in memory of Mikey Bender, 21, who died after losing a battle with cerebral palsy and a heart defect. The league has teamed with KinectAbility to open doors for ability sports.


ASU women’s basketball coach Charli Turner Thorne steps down after 25-season run

TEMPE – Arizona State women’s basketball coach Charli Turner Thorne announced at a press conference today that she will step down from her role after 25 seasons with the program.


6A showdown: Arizona’s top high school basketball teams square off for the title

PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.


Fresh sand in the desert: Arizona State debuts beach volleyball facility

TEMPE – The Arizona State beach volleyball team’s new on-campus courts opened two weeks ago. The team has been playing at an off-campus country club since the team’s inception in 2014.


‘Go grab a basketball’: Perry High grateful 7-footer Dylan Anderson took Frank Caliendo’s advice

GILBERT – Seven-foot center Dylan Anderson played football before he picked up basketball five years ago. In that time, he thrived on the court and has committed to the University of Arizona after back-to-back standout seasons at Perry High School.


Los defensores resaltan las desigualdades en la planificación familiar mientras la Corte Suprema evalúa un caso clave de aborto

PHOENIX – Mientras la Corte Suprema de EE. UU. evalúa un caso clave que podría reducir o anular Roe v. Wade, los defensores del derecho al aborto están destacando las desigualdades en la planificación familiar y el acceso a la atención médica, señalando que las mujeres de color y las que viven en la pobreza tienen más probabilidades de verse afectadas por cualquier cambio en la ley.


Experts spotlight disparities in contraception, family planning as Supreme Court weighs key abortion case

PHOENIX – As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs a key case that could scale back or overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion rights advocates are spotlighting disparities in family planning and health care access, noting women of color and those living in poverty are most likely to be affected by any change in law.


Report says drought may be worst in 1,200 years, little relief in sight

WASHINGTON - The megadrought that’s gripped Arizona and the Southwest since 2000 is the driest in more than 1,200 years, and it is likely to continue for the near future, according to a new report.


Legalized sports betting could be a step toward reducing homelessness

LOS ANGELES – A sports betting initiative that could be on the November ballot for California could help alleviate the crisis of people experiencing homelessness.


Bader, Arizona MMA fighters look to defend home turf at Bellator 273

PHOENIX – Bellator MMA returns to Phoenix for its first event in the new year, as Ryan Bader highlights a group of Phoenix fighters hoping to impress a hometown crowd.


Point-in-Time head count to address homelessness resumes in Maricopa County

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Point-in-Time Homeless Count is back after last year’s was canceled because of COVID-19. The count, conducted nationwide, aims to gauge the extent of homelessness across the country.