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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.


‘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


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.


¡Cámara, acción! La industria cinematográfica de Arizona está creciendo después de una década de estancamiento

MESA – En 2016 la idea de revivir la oficina de cine ganó apoyo y la Autoridad de Comercio de Arizona la reabrió y contrató a Matthew Earl Jones para dirigirla. Su objetivo es restaurar a Arizona como un destino de referencia para los cineastas.


Lights, camera – action! Arizona film industry is growing after a decade of stagnation

MESA – After being left for dead in 2010, the Arizona film industry has grown the past few years, thanks to a network of indie filmmakers, the Phoenix Film Festival and the revived Arizona Film Office.


Termina oficialmente la expulsión de menores migrantes por pandemia, pero adultos siguen deportados

WASHINGTON – Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades dictaminaron este fin de semana que los menores no acompañados no deben ser devueltos a la frontera por preocupaciones de COVID-19, una medida bien recibida por los defensores que dicen que el cambio ahora debe extenderse a todos los inmigrantes.


Valley ties: Arizona connections run deep in 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – Six players from Arizona are on key teams in this year’s March Madness tournament, as well as five coaches who have ties to the Valley.