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‘It’s gotta be the shoes’: Why are Scottsdale nightclubs prohibiting retro sneakers?
SCOTTSDALE – Young adults increasingly are being turned away from Scottsdale nightclubs because of their retro sneakers, such as Jordans and Air Force 1s, raising questions about what determines the selectivity.
‘It’s not about talent, it’s about availability’: Shawn Poindexter’s journey from Arizona to USFL
PHOENIX – The former University of Arizona captain was potentially weeks away from his dream of making an NFL roster when he tore his ACL. Almost three years later, Poindexter and other football players who experienced similar roadblocks find themselves, of all places, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Arizona tennis prodigy Kylie McKenzie sues USTA for failing to protect her from ‘known sexual abuser’
TEMPE – Phoenix-born tennis prodigy Kylie McKenzie, 23, announced in a press conference Tuesday afternoon that she is suing the United States Tennis Association (USTA) for failing to protect her from a “known sexual abuser” in former coach Anibal Aranda.
Globetrotters and funnel cakes: Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center reinvents itself
PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley went through an identity shift in recent years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the departure of the Northern Arizona Suns.
Filling the void: Baseball fans flock to Tempe Innings Festival in absence of spring training
PHOENIX – The sights, sounds and smells of spring baseball infiltrated Tempe Beach Park last weekend for the return of Innings Festival.
Suns’ Chris Paul vs. Devin Booker in NBA All-Star Game? Veteran guard’s status still uncertain
PHOENIX – Although it will be the third straight appearance for the Suns’ Chris Paul and Devin Booker, this will be the first time they will face each other in three years as teammates
‘I didn’t have a clue’: Suns’ James Jones, Monty Williams reflect on race during Black History Month
PHOENIX – From conversations to murals,Phoenix Suns executives reflect on race during Black History Month.
‘A great reward for a lot of work’: Phoenix Suns extend general manager James Jones’ contract
PHOENIX — Riding a win streak and holding the top spot in the West, the Phoenix Suns signed general manager James Jones to an extension. The deal comes as the Suns hold the best regular-season record in the NBA at 97-30.