Brice Turang before the Bigs: Eighth-grade draft hopeful, USA baseball alum, $100 home run hitter
PHOENIX — Brice Turang was the Brewers’ first round pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, but he was still considerable steps away from tapping into his upside. In bridging the gap between his strengths and weaknesses through four grueling minor league seasons, parallels to past experiences arose that revealed his readiness when his call-up came this spring.
Could overturning of Roe v. Wade impact athletic recruiting at Arizona universities?
PHOENIX – Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court, could NCAA programs in Arizona suffer recruiting consequences because of the state’s anti-abortion stance?
Yee-Haul: Prescott Frontier Days ropes in sold-out crowds and ties family with fun
PRESCOTT – Despite rainy conditions, Prescott Frontier Days continued its annual tradition with another successful event that featured sold-out crowds and nine timed and judged competitions over seven days.
On eve of Brittney Griner’s guilty plea, community holds rally for Mercury star
PHOENIX - An emotional and impassioned Cherelle Griner addressed a fervent crowd of more than 300 at the “Bring BG Home” rally at the Footprint Center Wednesday evening. Shortly after, at a court in Khimki, Russia, Brittney, pleaded guilty to bringing hash oil into the country.
Phoenix Mercury ‘starting fresh’ following their breakup with Tina Charles
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury made the surprise decision to release veteran Tina Charles. The team is looking forward and has a renewed sense of hope, turning its major weakness – defense – into a strength
‘We believe in body autonomy’: Mercury’s Brianna Turner, Vanessa Nygaard react to Roe v. Wade decision
PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury head coach Vanessa Nygaard and forward Brianna Turner spoke out against the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a woman's constitutional right to an abortion.
Former coach keeps spotlight on Russian detention of Brittney Griner
WASHINGTON - A plain shirt, a pin, a number. For the past 41 days, basketball legend Dawn Staley has posted that photo to her social media accounts, just part of the outpouring of support for Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner, who has detained in a Russian jail since Feb. 17.
18 more days: Russian court extends Brittney Griner detainment
PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner will remain detained in Russia until at least July 2. The announcement came on the heels of the WNBA organization’s meeting with members of the U.S. State Department.
Mercury in retrograde? Not during WNBA team’s 3-game winning streak
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury opened 2-8 to start the season, with a rookie coach, multiple player absences and Brittney Griner on players’ minds. The team has rattled-off three straight wins thanks to newfound chemistry and good health.
May 26, 2022 Newscast
How to save gas for Memorial Day weekend, a look at the Arizona COVID spike, Phoenix Mercury forward Brianna Taylor speaks out about gun control
‘Shut up and dribble’? Not anymore as Steve Kerr, Mercury players use their platform
PHOENIX – In the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, shootings, athletes including Steve Kerr and Brianna Turner continue trend of speaking out about social justice issues.
Jailed Brittney Griner, absent players contribute to slow start for Phoenix Mercury
PHOENIX – As Brittney Griner remains detained in a Russian prison, the Phoenix Mercury continue to struggle with a new coach and unavailable players.