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‘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.


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.


‘We are still here’: Tribes reclaiming out-of-state ancestral homelands

Tribes that were forcibly resettled to Oklahoma are increasingly buying back or being gifted back property in their ancestral homelands - from Alabama to Michigan to Kansas - either to build economic sustainability or manage cultural preservation sites.


From India to Flagstaff: Ramesh’s journey to NAU reflects country’s passion for basketball

FLAGSTAFF – Nearly two centuries ago, basketball made its way to India, thanks to a missionary from the YMCA. Now there are three women from India who have been awarded Division I scholarships, and two of them landed at Arizona universities.


Kayla Mueller’s parents speak as ISIS fighter is sentenced in her death

WASHINGTON - Kayla Jean Mueller's parents told a federal judge Friday that "there's not a day, barely an hour" when they don't think of their daughter, who was kidnapped in Syria and held hostage by ISIS for 18 months before being killed in 2015.


ASU paves way for women’s triathlon to become official NCAA championship event

TEMPE – In February, college triathlon hit its quota of 40 teams and is on pace to becoming an official NCAA championship sport within the next two years. A winner of five national titles in a row, Arizona State is a pioneer in the growth of this sport.


‘I just like being able to breathe’: Phoenix travelers react to halt of travel mask mandate

PHOENIX – Many travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were relieved to fly without masks after a federal judge halted a mandate that has been in effect and extended several times since January 2021.


Where’s Kyler? Arizona Cardinals teammates not concerned about quarterback’s absence at workouts

PHOENIX – Coming off a playoff loss to the Rams, the Arizona Cardinals officially started their offseason workout program Tuesday. Among the players not there? Quarterback Kyler Murray


‘Trust the process’: Tommy Lloyd optimistic about future of Arizona men’s basketball

PHOENIX – Exactly a year from the day he was hired, coach Tommy Lloyd reflects on his first season with the University of Arizona men’s basketball program.


On heels of Flores’ discrimination lawsuit, ASU’s Herm Edwards, Ray Anderson push for change

PHOENIX – On the heels of news that former Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks has joined a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit against the NFL and other teams, Arizona State’s Herm Edwards and Ray Anderson called for more change.


The Jordan shot, the Charles dunk: Longtime Suns voice Gary Bender reflects on NCAA title games

PHOENIX – In 1982 and 1983, longtime Phoenix Suns broadcaster Gary Bender called two of the most iconic men’s basketball title games: Michael Jordan’s game-winning shot and Lorenzo Charles’ game-winning, buzzer-beating dunk.


Former Arizona standout thrives in new role with hometown Lakers

Stanley Johnson was a star on UArizona’s 2015 Elite Eight team. But after bouncing around the NBA, the former lottery pick has found success with his hometown team, the L.A. Lakers.