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The results are in: Standardized test scores fell during pandemic year

WASHINGTON - Standardized test scores in Arizona fell across the board last school year, as COVID-19 upended learning through the year and led to a sharp drop in the number of students taking the tests, the Arizona Department of Education said.

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Have app, will gamble: Arizona online sports betting sites open registration Saturday

PHOENIX – Online Sports betting sites open Saturday, moving one step closer to the launch date for sports betting in Arizona on Sept. 9.


ASU vs. Ohio State? ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 alliance could change landscape of college football

PHOENIX – The ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences announced an official alliance Tuesday – a move that could impact Arizona State, University of Arizona and the Fiesta Bowl.


Solutions and struggle: COVID relief highlights complexity of issues facing Native people

The pandemic exacerbated different infrastructure issues in Indigenous communities across the country.


Former Wranglers preach patience, stability for new USFL

PHOENIX - The founder of The Spring League has announced his intention to bring back a new iteration of the 1980s United States Football League, to begin play in 2022. Players from the previous league have plenty of suggestions for the new USFL’s leadership.


As Chris Paul chases title, question lingers: Will he play for Suns next season?

Chris Paul joined elite company in Michael Jordan after his finals debut. But will he still be playing for the Suns next season?


The Cam Payne trail: NBA G League experience in Texas prepared Suns guard for success

PHOENIX - Between January and March 2020, Cameron Payne used a stint with the Texas Legends of the G League to prove that he belonged in the NBA. He confirmed that again in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.


From tragedy to triumph: Suns’ Chris Paul, Monty Williams share deep bond

PHOENIX – Chris Paul and Monty Williams have been through a lot together. They reunited in Phoenix, where the Suns will play Game 1 of the NBA Finals.


9,000 and counting: Mercury’s Diana Taurasi reaches another scoring milestone

PHOENIX - Diana Taurasi becomes first WNBA player to hit 9000 career points in a win against Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday


‘Shazam!’ Behind-the-scenes look at Suns radio broadcasting playoff games during pandemic

PHOENIX – NBA players and coaches often say competition during the postseason is on a different level. The same goes for the radio broadcasters who bring the excitement of the game through the airwaves.


Arizona kids’ health, schooling fare poorly – again – in annual report

WASHINGTON - Despite gains in some areas, Arizona continued to rank among the worst states in the nation for education, according to the latest version of a national report that measures children's wellbeing across several areas.

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D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Widespread appreciation grows for Devin Booker after regular season indifference

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns fans long lamented Devin Booker was the most disrespected player in the NBA. His performance in the playoffs has raised his national profile, leading to widespread Booker appreciation