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‘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.


Vegas heartbreak: Buzzer beater brings ASU men’s basketball season to abrupt end

LAS VEGAS – After dominating much of the game, the Arizona State men's basketball team saw Stanford chip away at its lead. Eventually, the Cardinal beat the Sun Devils in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament, bringing an end to ASU's season.


Mikey’s League fills sports void for those with intellectual, physical disabilities

TEMPE – Mikey's League began in 2019 in memory of Mikey Bender, 21, who died after losing a battle with cerebral palsy and a heart defect. The league has teamed with KinectAbility to open doors for ability sports.


6A showdown: Arizona’s top high school basketball teams square off for the title

PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.


Stars align: Celebrities are among biggest Suns fans

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns have risen from the lowest rungs on the NBA ladder to the league’s elite over the last three seasons, and some celebrity fans, including Phoenix-raised Hollywood screenwriter Rhett Reese, are going along for the ride.