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‘Shut up and dribble’? Not anymore as Steve Kerr, Mercury players use their platform

PHOENIX – In the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, shootings, athletes including Steve Kerr and Brianna Turner continue trend of speaking out about social justice issues.


Are Mavericks crossing the line with their fine-inducing enthusiasm, especially against the Suns?

PHOENIX – After Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, the Dallas Mavericks were fined for a third time by the league. Are they crossing the line?


For many in Arizona, back to work does not mean back to the office

WASHINGTON - More than two years into the pandemic, a sizable number of Arizonans have yet to go back to the office. A new Census survey found just over 60% of Americans working on-site in May. In Arizona, just 58.1%. of employees were working on site.


Sun Devils send 30 to Arkansas for NCAA West Region Track and Field prelims

PHOENIX – Arizona State arrives in Arkansas with 30 Sun Devils who qualified for the NCAA West Regional Preliminary taking place Wednesday through Saturday in Fayetteville.


On the fringe: Some pros still questioning PGA Tour’s Player Impact Program

PHOENIX – As the PGA Tour moves into the second season of “PIP,” some pros still question who is truly benefiting from the program.


On heels of Flores lawsuit, Black high school football coaches in Arizona hungry for more opportunities

PHOENIX – As the NFL deals with controversy over the dearth of Black head coaches, Arizona’s Black high school football coaches say numbers need to improve in their state.


Kayla Mueller’s parents speak as ISIS fighter is sentenced in her death

WASHINGTON - Kayla Jean Mueller's parents told a federal judge Friday that "there's not a day, barely an hour" when they don't think of their daughter, who was kidnapped in Syria and held hostage by ISIS for 18 months before being killed in 2015.


Alguacil de Cochise: Crimen fronterizo en un ‘máximo histórico’, se necesita una reforma migratoria

WASHINGTON – El alguacil del condado de Cochise le dijo a un comité de la Cámara de Representantes el miércoles que los delitos relacionados con la frontera se encuentran en un “máximo histórico” y que solo empeorarán sin una reforma migratoria integral.


Cochise sheriff: Border crime at ‘all-time high,’ immigration reform needed

WASHINGTON - The Cochise County sheriff told a House hearing on human trafficking Wednesday that border-related crimes are at an “all-time high,” and would only get worse without comprehensive immigration reform.


As nation sees wave of ‘harmful’ legislation targeting LGBTQ community, many find solace in sports

PHOENIX – Arizona’s LGBTQ community finds sporting events like the Saguaro Cup a safe space following a wave of legislation many believe is harmful.


Border numbers hit highest level in 20 years, as end of Title 42 looms

Border officials last month apprehended the most migrants at the southern border in at least 22 years, presenting a new challenge for the Biden administration's plan to end enforcement of Title 42 at the border just weeks from now.


‘I just like being able to breathe’: Phoenix travelers react to halt of travel mask mandate

PHOENIX – Many travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were relieved to fly without masks after a federal judge halted a mandate that has been in effect and extended several times since January 2021.