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Despite a losing season, University of Arizona football is building a winning program

TUCSON – The University of Arizona football team had a combined 1-23 record over its last 24 games coming into this season, but the Wildcats were able to put together a 5-7 season this year, which was capped off by their first Territorial Cup victory in six years. The Wildcats have a lot to build on heading into the future.

The Arizona Wildcats hoisted the Territorial Cup trophy for the first time in six years after defeating Arizona State 38-35. (Photo by Austin Ford/Cronkite News)

From Todd Graham to boosters to high school coaches, ASU’s hiring of Dillingham widely applauded

TEMPE – After an emotional and positive opening press conference for Sun Devil Head Coach Kenny Dillingham, all eyes are on what he’ll be able to do once he takes over.


Move ’em out! Historic Old Tucson film studio has reopened after two years

TUCSON – Two years after COVID-19 shut it down, Old Tucson reopened in early October under new management. Hollywood filmed Westerns at the site for decades, and now visitors again can soak up some of that history.


Asian District Night Market in Mesa showcases small businesses, draws 10,000 people

MESA – The Arizona Asian Chamber of Commerce partnered with the recently named Asian District in Mesa to host the Asian District Night Market: Kamayan Festival, which showcased small businesses.


Phoenix Suns’ injury woes taking a heavy toll, halt hot start

PHOENIX – After a 6-1 start to the 2022-23 NBA season, the Suns are just 4-5 since losing Cam Johnson and Chris Paul to injuries earlier this month. Who is stepping up in their absences? How is Monty Williams managing? Let’s take a look.

Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams, middle, has called on his supporting cast to pick up the slack in the absences of Chris Paul, left, and Cam Johnson, right. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Tight elections for attorney general, schools superintendent could trigger automatic recounts

PHOENIX – The results of statewide elections for attorney general and superintendent of public instruction are currently within the margin for an automatic recount, with about 10,000 ballots left to be counted. The process across every county in the state would go into late December before recount results are released to the public.

With just more than 10,000 ballots left to be counted statewide, Arizona’s races for attorney general and state superintendent will likely trigger recounts next month. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)

Arizona added 100,000 jobs in 2022, but home prices limiting growth, economist warns

Arizona’s economy is well-positioned even as the Federal Reserve hits the brakes on the economy to slow inflation, economists tell attendees at the 59th annual ASU/PNC Bank Economic Forecast Luncheon.

Arizona will have added more than 100,000 jobs by the end of the year, with 86,000 of them in metro Phoenix. (Photo by Ross D Franklin/AP/Shutterstock)

Making a splash: Xavier swimmer Genevieve George is back in the pool after rare diagnosis

TEMPE – Xavier Prep swimmer Genevieve George is returning to form after missing virtually all of her freshman season because of a rare condition. She was diagnosed with MALS, which required her to practice and compete with a feeding tube inserted into her stomach.


Magnus out as head of Customs and Border Protection after less than a year

WASHINGTON - Former Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus resigned as head of Customs and Border Protection over the weekend, reportedly forced out after a tumultuous year that saw record-shattering numbers of migrants stopped at the southern border.


From rivals to teammates to co-workers: D.J. Foster, Scooby Wright join forces as sideline reporters

CHANDLER – D.J. Foster and Scooby Wright, former rivals on the gridiron at ASU and UArizona and later teammates on the Arizona Cardinals, have seen their career paths cross once again, as they now do sideline reporting together for Arizona high school football games. They will be covering a big rivalry matchup between Chandler and Hamilton Thursday.


Two good! Joey Logano secures second NASCAR Cup Series title in Phoenix

AVONDALE – Joey Logano won the NASCAR Cup Series championship in dominant fashion Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, where he joined an elite group and took his son for victory doughnuts on the track.


All gas, no breaks: NASCAR Cup Series Championship revs up for Phoenix finale

PHOENIX – Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, Christopher Bell and Ross Chastain will battle it out for the title Sunday at Phoenix Raceway following a dramatic Round of 8.

Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, Christopher Bell and Ross Chastain will compete in the final four for the NASCAR crown Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)