Kenneth Manoj expects to graduate in December 2021 with a master’s degree in sports journalism. Manoj, who has worked as a freelance videographer for Riccio Productions, ZAP Entertainment and Harvard University, is working in the Phoenix Sports Bureau.
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PHOENIX – Tuesday’s matchup between the Suns and the Warriors lived up to its billing, as the shorthanded Suns extended their winning streak to 17 and defeated the top-seeded Warriors. Are these two franchises destined for a playoff classic?
PHOENIX – The Suns return home on a 16-game winning streak and can match the franchise’s longest streak by beating the Golden State Warriors tonight. However, the resurging Warriors have the league’s best record and are on a seven game streak of their own. It’s the first of three matchups in less than a month between the teams, including a marquee matchup on Christmas Day.
PHOENIX - As the Phoenix Suns stretch their winning streak farther and farther, the target on their backs grows bigger and bigger. Not that they mind, because in their eyes, they are hunters, not prey.
PHOENIX - The Suns return to Phoenix after a short but successful three-game road trip, stretching their win streak to nine games. Second in the conference and the hottest team in the league, the Suns are doing all they can to keep their minds on the court – and keep out the noise.
TEMPE – Arizona State honored Briann January’s college career by retiring her number at halftime of a game against Minnesota, but the Sun Devils fell short of the team-first standard she set during her career in Tempe in a 66-59 overtime loss to the Golden Gophers
PHOENIX – Just hours after an ESPN story dropped about Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver and allegations of racism and misogyny within the organization, the team took to the court for a game against the Houston Rockets. Players, fans and coach Monty Williams react to the news.
PEORIA – When given the task of building the girls badminton program, Ironwood High School coach Brett Stafford had to do so from the ground up. His commitment to his program has shown through in its success and growth over the past decade.
PHOENIX - Hot off a surprise run to the NBA Finals, and with Chris Paul back and Mikal Bridges signing an extension, the Phoenix Suns are presumably in good spirits heading into the new season. But the lack of Deandre Ayton’s contract extension has cast some doubts.
PHOENIX - Diana Taurasi has the ultimate chance to walk off into the sunset. Her fifth Olympic gold medal, being named the WNBA’s GOAT, welcoming her second child, and now two wins away from a fourth WNBA title, the stage is set for a Hollywood ending. But is this really the end, or just another chapter?
PHOENIX - Coaches tend to make or break a child’s relationship with a sport. Equipping coaches with the proper social and emotional learning skills necessary to mentoring children on how to be better athletes and more importantly, how to be better individuals, is vital to the future of athletics.
PEORIA - The Centennial High School football team retired the No. 31 to honor the late Zach Hoffpauir, who passed away in May 2020 after unknowingly taking a pill laced with fentanyl.
PHOENIX – The news that Devin Booker will miss the start of Phoenix Suns training camp because of a positive COVID-19 test, and his decision to keep his vaccination status private, raises interesting questions about NBA COVID protocol and how the league will move forward with some strong anti-vax voices among players.
PHOENIX - Heading into tonight’s single-elimination playoff game on a three-game losing streak can sometimes be a red flag. But for the Phoenix Mercury, this streak is nothing short of a red herring.
PHOENIX - Music is the driving force behind Mercury's motivation. A peek behind the scenes shows how music has helped shape the identity of the WNBA team.
PHOENIX - Coping with the losses of a player’s younger brother and the team’s former captain in the past four months, the Central High football team now uses the field as its sanctuary.
PHOENIX – After a lukewarm start to the season, the Phoenix Mercury have caught fire with five wins in a row. With the playoffs less than a month away, their timing is ideal.