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PHOENIX – Pathways to the professional level vary by gender in youth soccer, where girls and boys have disparate opportunities to sign a professional contract as a minor.
PHOENIX – The new drug Aducanumab underscores the importance of early recognition of Alzheimer’s disease. Some families won’t qualify for it because their loved one’s disease has progressed to moderate and severe stages.
TEMPE – An ASU soccer player works to adjust after moving from the Netherlands to Arizona to play college soccer.
CHANDLER - New Zealand does not have a professional men’s soccer league. How two Phoenix Rising players sought out opportunities abroad to keep their dream alive of playing professional soccer.
PHOENIX – A physical therapist who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma during the pandemic is motivated to try a 1,200-mile, women's only off-road race. And she's determined.
TEMPE - Josh Doan, the son of Arizona Coyotes standout Shane Doan, is among the young stars invited to the World Junior Summer Showcase. The path wasn’t always easy.
PHOENIX - Abdi Abdirahman, 44, has not let age nor injuries deter him from competing in his fifth Olympics. He is the oldest U.S. runner ever to qualify for the Games.
PHOENIX – When David Boothe is down, the Suns are always there to lift him up. Motivated by Monty Williams’ personal mantra, Boothe hasn’t given up hope despite difficulties with his business and a life-altering motorcycle crash.
PHOENIX – Even those the Suns were playing in Milwaukee, fans enjoyed the experience of the Road Game Rally in Phoenix Suns Arena
PHOENIX - Tickets to see the Suns and Clippers are cheaper in Los Angeles, leading some Suns to consider a road trip.
CHANDLER – Phoenix Rising FC’s Niall Dunn is doing his best to juggle life as a professional and a teenager. He is embracing the opportunities, and the sacrifices.
PHOENIX – With the release of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for adolescents coinciding with the start of many youth sporting events, parents and tournament organizers are faced with decisions related to protocol and expectations.
PHOENIX – Diamondbacks analyst Bob Brenly finds himself under the spotlight after comments about a player's durag were deemed to have racial undertones.
MESA – It looked like any other competition at the Kino Aquatic Center, save the assistive devices, including wheelchairs, crutches and prostheses. And for athletes unable to take steps down into the pool, a built-in power lift was available.
CHANDLER – On Mental Health Awareness night, Phoenix Rising FC fans welcome opportunity to connect with others in COVID-19 era.