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