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Hallucinations, cramps, even death: Sports in Arizona heat can be dangerous

PHOENIX — Exercising in the Arizona heat can be a dangerous -- and mind-altering -- decision.

It’s a bit of a stretch, and that’s what Phoenix Rising does to keep its players healthy

SCOTTSDALE — The final whistle blows, bringing another Phoenix Rising FC practice to an end.

Stoudemire experience illustrates value of NBA draft workouts for Suns

PHOENIX — Fifteen years ago, the Phoenix Suns had the ninth overall pick in the NBA Draft. Buzz surrounded a high school athlete who had declared himself eligible.

Hamilton graduate Andersen and father take on U.S. Open

CHANDLER - Mason Andersen, a recent Hamilton High School graduate, will compete with some of the best golfers in the world Thursday at the U.S. Open.

English contingent leads Phoenix Rising FC

SCOTTSDALE — In the United States, a popular formula for building a successful soccer franchise hinges on a team’s ability to sign and develop young local talent.

A native of note: Phoenix Boys Choir alum scores hit movie ‘Get Out’

WASHINGTON - Before he was asked to score the hit Hollywood movie, "Get Out"; before he began writing symphonies; even before he was a member of the Phoenix Boys Choir, Michael Abels was just a kid in the Valley who loved music.

Furniture, food and flour: Arizona groups work to help Syrian refugees

PHOENIX - While tensions against Muslims in United States keeps growing, Nidal Fayad and Tan Jakwani have taken it upon themselves to help recently arrived Syrian refugees transition to life in Arizona.

Obsession with healthy food can descend into orthorexia, an unhealthy eating disorder

WICKENBURG – An unhealthy eating disorder, so new it's unfamiliar to most people, leads to an obsession with healthy eating that can upend lives.

After leaving ASU, Jack Elway quits football, forges own path

PHOENIX -- His name is not “John Elway’s son.” It’s “Jack Elway.”

Gonzaga’s Mathews an impact player, on and off the court

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - When it comes to sports, Santa Monica High School basketball coach James Hecht and art teacher Amy Bouse are on opposite ends of the spectrum.

‘Adopting’ Syrian refugees in Phoenix builds bridges between cultures

Debbie Rhoads Crenshaw saw a Facebook post on a local community page a year and a half ago asking people to adopt a Syrian refugee family at Christmastime.

Chasing Ghosts: Tar Heels one step away from redemption

GLENDALE -- It’s going to be hard for North Carolina to shake off the ghost of Villanova guard Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater in last season’s national championship game. Especially with him in the building, rocking a Tar Heels shirt in support of his brother -- UNC senior guard Nate Britt.