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One year later: How Arizona’s NIL law has changed college sports
PHOENIX – College athletes in Arizona have legally been able to profit off of their name, image and likeness for just over a year now, having a dramatic effect.
Sun Devil Stadium to host XFL player showcase as league eyes 2023 return
Phoenix - Tempe is one of six cities hosting an XFL showcase for players to potentially join the league.
‘Beyond the disc’: Ultimate Frisbee takes off in Arizona
TEMPE – As the popularity of ultimate frisbee grows, Valley of the Sun Ultimate continues to provide opportunities for all types of players and build communities through frisbee.
Cornhole pros and weekend warriors meet in Mesa for national tournament
MESA – Bell Bank Park sports complex in Mesa recently hosted an American Cornhole League pro shootout and open tournament. Competitors came from across the country to join in the fun.
One step forward: Tempe City Council votes ‘yes’ to start talks about new Arizona Coyotes arena
TEMPE – In a 5-2 vote, the Tempe City Council decided to begin negotiations with the Arizona Coyotes for a new sports and entertainment district that includes a new arena.
‘Live and learn’: ASU’s historic softball season comes to close in super regionals
TEMPE – The Arizona State softball team’s historic season comes to an end after Northwestern eliminated the Sun Devils in a super regional round of the Women’s College World Series.
‘Welcome to the party’: ASU softball rolls in Tempe, advances to super regional
TEMPE – Behind three freshmen, the Arizona State softball team dominated competition in Tempe and advances to super regional play for the first time since 2018.
What about Deandre? Suns’ James Jones looks forward now that offseason underway
PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns general manager James Jones eyes “consistency and continuity” as fans wonder about Deandre Ayton’s future.