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From autism diagnosis to Boston Marathon: Carla Simon set to make history

TEMPE – Carla Simon is set to run in the Boston Marathon, becoming the first female Special Olympics athlete from Arizona to compete in the race.


Coronavirus shakes Arizona sports community with more postponements, cancellations

PHOENIX – The sports world is reacting to the coronavirus by canceling many events, leaving much uncertainty among players, fans and leagues.


As crowd watches Pac-12 Tournament, NCAA says no fans for March Madness

TEMPE – The stakes are high for rivals Arizona and Arizona State in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament.


Tokyo Olympics may be in jeopardy as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

LOS ANGELES – With the spread of COVID-19, which has killed more than 3,000 people worldwide, the 2020 Summer Games could be postponed or canceled.


Universities implement travel restrictions, self-quarantines amid spread of COVID-19

PHOENIX – Universities in Arizona and around the U.S. are implementing new travel restrictions and possible student quarantines to minimize potential danger related to COVID-19. Some schools have halted all nonessential campus-related travel to countries with high watch level ratings as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


From spring training to Suns, Arizona sports community bracing for coronavirus impact

PHOENIX – As sporting events are canceled around the world, or at least played in empty stadiums and arenas, concern about the coronavirus has seeped into the Arizona sports community. Local teams and governing bodies are preparing for a worst-case scenario.



House passes $8.3 billion coronavirus bill; Biggs one of two ‘no’ votes

WASHINGTON - The House late Wednesday approved $8.3 billion in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The bill passed by an overwhelming 415-2 vote - with Reb. Andy Biggs, R-Peoria, counting for one of the two "nays."


COVID-19 in Arizona: What you need to know about the novel coronavirus

PHOENIX – Here’s what you need to know about COVID-19 in the Grand Canyon State, from symptoms and prevention to testing and travel.


Schools scramble to evacuate more students from coronavirus hot spots

WASHINGTON - Universities across the state are scrambling to bring students home from study abroad programs in countries with a high number of cases of COVID-19, the flu-like disease caused by the novel coronavirus, but it hasn't always been a smooth process.


‘We are not ready for this’: Tribes struggle to deal with COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Tribes around the country are scrambling to protect their people from the novel coronavirus, but they face an uphill battle because of lack of funds for Indian health care programs coordinated by the U.S. government.


AZ public health leaders prepared to battle coronavirus, Ducey says

PHOENIX – Arizona health officials have the go-ahead to test at the state level for coronavirus cases and are awaiting test results for a second potential case of COVID-19, a novel disease that has sickened nearly 89,000 worldwide and killed six in the U.S.