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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.


‘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.


Migrants wait at the border while U.S. battles over lifting COVID-19 ban on processing asylum applications

NOGALES, Sonora, Mexico – Thousands of immigrants wait along the U.S.-Mexico border for the lifting of Title 42, a policy enacted by the Trump administration that banned migrants and asylum seekers as a public health and safety measure during the pandemic. With stories of violence and leaving their lives behind in an instant, they are stuck at border crossings like Nogales, Sonora, thanks to a political battle in Washington, D.C.


After record regular season, Phoenix Suns aim to take it ‘all the way to the end’

PHOENIX – After falling short of an NBA title last season, the Phoenix Suns won a franchise-record 64 regular-season games in 2021-22, the best record in the NBA. Now they’re preparing to take a playoff run to the finish line, better known as an NBA title.


Trailblazing Jamie Boggs puts GCU athletics in national spotlight

PHOENIX – Phoenix native Jamie Boggs is using her unique experience to continue to build athletics, academics and her hometown community as vice president of athletics at Grand Canyon.


On heels of Flores’ discrimination lawsuit, ASU’s Herm Edwards, Ray Anderson push for change

PHOENIX – On the heels of news that former Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks has joined a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit against the NFL and other teams, Arizona State’s Herm Edwards and Ray Anderson called for more change.


With injuries piling up, San Francisco Giants open season with a new look

SCOTTSDALE – Evan Longoria and Lamonte Wade Jr will not be available to start the season due to injuries. The San Francisco Giants will have a different look on Opening Day.


ASU estudia cómo las mascotas ayudan a aliviar la soledad entre los adultos mayores y el aislamiento social

SUN CITY – Investigadores de la Universidad Estatal de Arizona se asociaron con Meals on Wheels America para realizar un estudio nacional para comprender la influencia que tienen las mascotas en el aislamiento social y la soledad.


Meals on Wheels, ASU study how pets affect social isolation, loneliness among older adults

SUN CITY – Researchers at Arizona State University are partnering with Meals on Wheels America for a national study to understand the influence that pets have on social isolation and loneliness.