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Supreme Court won’t protect legislative leaders in election law challenge

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from Republican legislative leaders who argued they cannot be forced to answer questions from voting rights groups challenging the 2022 passage of two Arizona election laws.

‘USA, USA, USA!’: Rivalry Series spotlights growth of women’s hockey in the Valley

TEMPE – Team USA won 3-1 against Team Canada in the teams’ first appearance at Mullett Arena in Tempe. However, a key element in the event was the players voicing their support for girl’s hockey in Arizona and the growth of the sport in the state.

Team USA's Taylor Heise, right, the No. 1 pick in the inaugural PWHL draft, celebrates with teammate Hilary Knight after her goal in the Rivalry Series at Tempe's Mullett Arena on Nov. 8. (Photo by Mia Jones/Cronkite News)

Never give up: Laila Edwards set to break color barrier for U.S. women’s hockey

TEMPE – Laila Edwards, the first Black women’s hockey player to play on Team USA, is breaking down barriers and writing her own history.

Laila Edwards seeks to become the first Black player to suit up for a Team USA women’s hockey game, inspiring the next generation while overcoming obstacles in a sport that still lacks diversity. (Photo by Mia Jones/Cronkite News)

His home runs will go on: Céline Dion’s song highlights Diamondbacks prospect Ivan Melendez’s journey

PHOENIX — Arizona Diamondbacks’ No. 8 prospect Ivan Melendez has suffered numerous setbacks while being the minor league’s most powerful slugger. Melendez gained notoriety when the Texas Longhorns played Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” after big hits.

Ivan Melendez and other players leaning against the dugout.

One of sport’s fiercest rivalries comes to Mullett Arena as Team USA meets Canada in women’s hockey

TEMPE – Wednesday’s women’s hockey rivalry game at Mullett Arena brings a lot of highly talented names to the desert for the first time. Take a dive into four key players to watch in the game.

Devin Booker, new-look Phoenix Suns prepare to open 2023-24 NBA season

PHOENIX – The 2023-24 Suns are entering what appears on paper to be one of their most promising seasons after a makeover directed by new owner Mat Ishbia. All-Star guard Devin Booker is the only player remaining from the team’s 2021 NBA Finals club, but he is now surrounded by a star-studded roster under the direction of a new coach.

Suns players Devin Booker and Kevin Durant standing next to each other.

Zac Gallen’s postseason homecoming spoiled as Phillies claim NLCS Game 1

PHOENIX – Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen grew up just 10 miles away from Citizens Bank Park, and took the mound against the Philadelphia Phillies. The postseason homecoming did not go to plan for Gallen, as Philadelphia racked up three HRs and took Game 1 of the NLCS, 5-3

Gallen walking off after the inning

Arizona Greens push to regain party recognition and get on 2024 ballot

PHOENIX - After losing party recognition in 2019, the Arizona Green Party is collecting signatures to register as a new party and to have state and local candidates appear on the ballot in 2024.

Brophy Prep Overwatch seeks third consecutive national championship under new leadership and roster

PHOENIX – With a new director and young roster, Brophy Prep’s Overwatch team begins its run for another PlayVs national championship.

Brophy esports student playing a video game on the computer

What is it like to be at the epicenter of college football? A weekend in Boulder highlights the Buffaloes’ wild surge

BOULDER – The talk of college football centers around Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffaloes. Boulder has embraced this new persona and "Prime" mania doesn’t look like it is slowing down any time soon.

Colorado football players huddled together.

‘We’ve got the best team in the league’: New-look Phoenix Suns enter 2023-24 season with big-time expectations

PHOENIX – Kevin Durant, Bradley Beal and Devin Booker are the centerpiece of a Phoenix Suns team that underwent a dramatic overhaul in the offseason. Despite significant roster changes, the Suns are optimistic about their postseason chances.

Hold your horses: Turf Paradise to resume racing, extend off-track betting

PHOENIX – Turf Paradise is alive after all and will resume racing. Additionally, the Arizona Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has extended the contract for the track to simulcast races for wagering until Nov. 12. The extension avoids the shutdown of 37 off-track betting sites.

Live racing at Turf Paradise is expected to resume in January, according to a release Wednesday from the track, keeping horse racing alive in Phoenix. (Photo by Jacob Luthi/Cronkite News)