SCOTTSDALE – Young adults increasingly are being turned away from Scottsdale nightclubs because of their retro sneakers, such as Jordans and Air Force 1s, raising questions about what determines the selectivity.
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.
MESA – Since COVID-19, golf has experienced a boom in popularity. Sales are up, more people are playing and the sport is growing at the professional level.
PHOENIX – Benson Henderson signs a new contract with Bellator despite the popular belief that he would retire following his last victory at the Footprint Center.
PHOENIX – The former University of Arizona captain was potentially weeks away from his dream of making an NFL roster when he tore his ACL. Almost three years later, Poindexter and other football players who experienced similar roadblocks find themselves, of all places, in Birmingham, Alabama.
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.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Country Club was host to the Arizona Tennis Classic, which showcased some of the sport’s top players and raised $115,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
TUCSON – As part of its quest to help grow hockey in the state, the Arizona Coyotes Alumni Team played the University of Arizona to help raise money for its program.
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.
TEMPE – With the impending completion of ASU’s multipurpose arena, Sun Devils men's hockey played its final game at the "blue collar" Oceanside Ice Arena, winning a chippy, physical, penalty-filled game against Long Island.
A federal appeals court said Monday that Mesa and Gilbert police cannot be sued for depriving surviving family members of their right to "familial association" with a man whom officers shot 30 times in a 2016 confrontation.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said a Navajo man who held his girlfriend while he assaulted her cannot also be convicted of kidnapping, saying such an expansion of kidnapping would lead to a "steroidal version" of assault laws.