What direction should the Cardinals go? Arizona’s best eight options in NFL Draft
PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals, with a restructured front office and in need of a rebuild, face a potentially franchise-altering decision with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. A shaved-down current roster for the Cardinals begs the question, trade back and fill more holes or use the pick to select a centerpiece defender to build around?
State challenges Biden – again – on COVID-19 vaccine mandate for contractors
WASHINGTON - Legislative leaders said they will appeal a federal court ruling that said President Joe Biden had the authority to require COVID-19 vaccinations for workers on federal contracts in Arizona.
Tribal leaders, lawmakers want new 1.1 million acre monument in Arizona
WASHINGTON - Tribal leaders joined state lawmakers Tuesday to call on President Joe Biden to set aside more than 1.1 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a new national monument.
Ken Koshio marks three years of hiking Piestewa Peak every day
PHOENIX – Every morning, for the past three years, Ken Koshio has hiked Piestewa Peak, the third-highest peak in Phoenix, and played music at the top. The three-year anniversary of his prayer hike was also the 20th anniversary of Lori Piestewa’s death. She is the first Native American woman to die in United States military combat.
Arizona’s $58 billion in manufacturing investments among most in nation
WASHINGTON - Arizona has attracted more than $58 billion in private investments for manufacturing since 2021, among the most in the country. The White House says it shows the president's economic plan is working, but analysts say there's likely more at work there.
ASU football pro day inspires unity one last time in final showcase for NFL scouts
TEMPE – Despite a tough season, the 2022 Sun Devil team became a family through the adversity it faced. ASU’s pro day Monday offered one last day together as a team, this time in front of NFL scouts.
David Benavidez’s unanimous decision headlines lineup of finest Phoenix boxers on Las Vegas card
LAS VEGAS – Phoenix’s David Benavidez picked up an impressive victory in Las Vegas on Saturday as he defeated the toughest opponent of his career, Caleb Plant, by unanimous decision in front of a spirited crowd.
Casa Grande boxing family hits Las Vegas strip in fight to put Valley on the map
CASA GRANDE – Abel Ramos and his nephew, Jesus Ramos Jr., are professional fighters out of Casa Grande. The boxers will fight on Showtime’s PPV card in Las Vegas this weekend, headlined by Phoenix native David Benavidez.
NASCAR levies severe penalties to Hendrick Motorsports, Justin Haley and Denny Hamlin for Phoenix incidents
AVONDALE – For Hendrick Motorsports and Justin Haley, NASCAR issued a historic punishment for illegal modifications made before Sunday’s race at Phoenix Raceway. Denny Hamlin also received penalties for intentionally trying to wreck Ross Chastain during the race.
Ticket punched: Team Mexico advances to quarterfinals of World Baseball Classic with win over Team Canada
PHOENIX – Thanks to a clutch offensive round by Randy Arozarena and Alexis Wilson throughout group play at the World Baseball Classic, Team Mexico cruised through and punched a ticket to the quarterfinals in MIami, Florida.
Trayce Thompson writing his own tale in Los Angeles Dodgers outfield
GLENDALE – Trayce Thompson never really got his footing in the big leagues prior to last season. After a good stint with LA last season, the brother of Klay Thompson looks to be the man for Dave Roberts in center field.
From unknown to overnight sensation, Joey Meneses turning heads for Team Mexico at World Baseball Classic
PHOENIX – After spending more than 10 seasons navigating the minor league baseball system, Joey Meneses has become a star on the Mexico national baseball team during this year’s World Baseball Classic.