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Baseball has huge on- and off-the-field impact in the Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Dominicans make up 11% of Major League Baseball rosters, many a product of this baseball-mad country's youth system, where children as young as 7 train in hopes of one day playing in the U.S. and lifting themselves and their families out of poverty.

How Flagstaff, a once quaint town, transformed into capital of running world

FLAGSTAFF – For many, Flagstaff is known as the running capital of the world. A look at how it got there and how it helped create one of the best-kept secrets among collegiate sports dynasties: the Northern Arizona University men’s cross-country team.

Many runners come to Flagstaff for the high-altitude training. Rachel Schneider often ran through Buffalo Park to train for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Photo essay: Arizona Coyotes prospects shine at 2023 development camp despite unknown future

SCOTTSDALE – Following an improved 2022-23 season, the Arizona Coyotes gave fans a glimpse into the future at their 2023 development camp. From July 3-7, the Coyotes held practices and a scrimmage to let their prospects get a taste of the NHL.

Meet the Colorado River’s newest – and youngest – power player

Meet JB Hamby, the Colorado River's newest and youngest policymaker, on his home turf. Hamby serves on the board of the Imperial Irrigation District, the largest single user of Colorado River water, and was recently appointed as California's top water negotiator.

Arizona Coyotes set for NHL Draft with two first-round picks and plenty of options

PHOENIX – What will the Coyotes and general manager Bill Armstrong decide to do with two picks in the first round of Wednesday’s NHL Draft? One expert predicts the organization to take a defenseman.

Arizona Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong is taking a simple approach to the 2023 NHL Draft. “We take the best player and we figure it out from there,” he said Tuesday. (Photo by Rudy Aguado/Cronkite News)

Phoenix Police Department plans to recruit more female officers, diversify staff by 2030

PHOENIX – Phoenix signed the national 30x30 Initiative in January, pledging to recruit more female police officers and setting a goal of having 30% of its sworn Phoenix Police Department officers be female by 2030

The Phoenix Police Department is seeking more female police recruits and is working to make sure 30% of its officers are women in the next seven years. (Photo by Gianna Abdallah/Cronkite News)

‘Blue Zone’ comes to south Phoenix to increase longevity

PHOENIX – Life expectancy in south Phoenix during the pandemic is lower than other neighborhoods. Early last year, the Blue Zone initiative was introduced to the city which capitalizes on the development and improvement to the environment and the health and well-being of those in the community.

A volunteer at the TigerMountain Foundation, Brandon Bates, tends to the soil at the TigerMountain Foundation community gardens on April 25, 2023. (Photo by Logan Camden/Cronkite News)

Coyotes optimistic about future but know Tuesday arena vote could dictate trajectory of franchise

TEMPE – Despite making the playoffs just once in the past 11 seasons, the Arizona Coyotes are ready to turn the page on their rebuild. A huge vote on a new Tempe arena looms.

Tuesday is the deadline for Tempe voters to turn in their mail-in ballots that will decide the fate of a proposed 46-acre arena and entertainment district. The plan not only includes a hockey arena but fine dining, shopping and a public ice rink. (Rendering courtesy of Arizona Coyotes)

No more silence: Boarding school survivor Anita Yellowhair shares her story, over 60 years later

Anita Yellowhair is a Navajo woman and a boarding school survivor. Yellowhair left her home and family in 1950, stripped of her identity and forced to assimilate into American culture alongside other Indigenous children.

Arizona Coyotes’ developer threatens to sue Phoenix for ‘interference’ in Tempe arena, entertainment district

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes' development arm filed a notice of claim against Phoenix in response to a lawsuit filed by the city last week. Bluebird Development claims that the city’s suit breaks an agreement that Phoenix would not object to the development of an entertainment district that would include a new home for the hockey franchise.

The Arizona Coyotes' proposed arena in Tempe would feature a 16,000-seat arena, practice rink, apartments, two hotels, a restaurant row and a theater. The Coyotes’ development arm announced its intent to file a claim for damages against the city of Phoenix over the city’s opposition to the project. (Rendering courtesy of Arizona Coyotes)

San Diego State’s loss to UConn in NCAA National Championship game does little to quiet Pac-12 rumors

HOUSTON – Despite the Aztecs' loss against UConn in the national championship game Monday night, their NCAA tournament run has solidified the athletic program’s case for a potential move to the Pac-12.

San Diego State coach Brian Dutcher wouldn't be surprised if a Power 5 conference showed interest in the Aztecs. "Everything we're about is first-class," he said after Monday's national championship game. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

March 31, 2023 newscast

Bobby Hurley's ties to the Final Four, Suns NBA finals run 30 years ago, Logan Webb's Red Bull routine