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PHOENIX – Luis Grijalva, a Northern Arizona University track and field athlete and DACA recipient from Guatemala, has spent several weeks petitioning the United States government to allow him on a plane to Tokyo to compete in the Olympics. Grijalva finally learned the good news Monday.
PHOENIX – Promise Amukamara becomes the first ASU women’s basketball player to go to the Olympics. The player, who excelled at Apollo High School in Glendale, will represent Nigeria in Tokyo.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns’ playoff run has brought excitement back to the Valley and money to the pockets of local businesses following the challenges of the pandemic.
PHOENIX - Diana Taurasi becomes first WNBA player to hit 9000 career points in a win against Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday
PHOENIX – Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner and Skyla Diggins-Smith are thrilled to represent the Phoenix Mercury after being named to the Olympic team.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury are looking for their identity after losing their fourth straight, even though Brittney Griner and Skylar-Diggins Smith have stepped up with Diana Taurasi in the lineup.
PHOENIX – Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open after refusing to partake in media availability raises questions about media responsibility and mental health.
PHOENIX – Phil Mickelson made history as the oldest golfer to win a major. Will the sports world see other older athletes find success?
After a yearlong wait, the Sun Devil Marching Band had its first and last live performance of the year at a recent soccer game. It was a much-needed gathering.
PHOENIX – After some college players exposed disparities in how the NCAA treats its women’s and men’s basketball tournaments, several WNBA stars praised their college counterparts for taking a stand.
PHOENIX –Arizona State will send eight to the NCAA Wrestling Championships thanks in part to five individual title winners at the Pac-12 tournament. Anthony Valencia became the first four-time Pac-12 champion for ASU since 2003.
PHOENIX - AIA Executive Board votes to remove mask mandates for athletes and officials in the field of play for winter sports playoffs and spring sports
PHOENIX – Even though Chris Paul was named to the NBA All-Star Game, the bigger news was that Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker was snubbed.
PHOENIX - Five Phoenix Suns and Mercury figures are featured in one of the Black History Matters murals. Twenty-eight can be found around the city.
PHOENIX - Diana Taurasi signs a multi-year deal keeping her in Phoenix. Taurasi looks back on her career with the Mercury, the relationships she has built here, and her hopes for the future.