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Truex Jr. snaps Phoenix Raceway drought while Arizona drivers struggle at Instacart 500

AVONDALE – Martin Truex Jr., a prestigious veteran in the NASCAR Cup Series, won for the first time in his Phoenix Raceway career while Glendale native Michael McDowell did not have much success at his home track.


The Dvorak notebook: Bergeron film, the Vrbackhander, hidden quick wit

PHOENIX – Arizona Coyotes forward Christian Dvorak has evolved into the team’s top center in his fifth season. His successful campaign employs unique tools of the trade.


ASU baseball team ready to roll no matter what 2021, pandemic have in store

PHOENIX – The Arizona State baseball team enters this season motivated and prepared after last season’s abrupt ending. Using a combination of returning veterans and fresh faces, the Sun Devils hope to exceed expectations.


From BMX bikes to Daytona 500: Glendale’s McDowell an unlikely, humble champion

PHOENIX – Glendale’s Michael McDowell wins Daytona 500 in an upset. Acquaintances back home remember him.


Earnhardt’s unfortunate role of safety pioneer evident during Daytona 500 crashes

PHOENIX – Dale Earnhardt caused NASCAR to change its safety standards. Near the 20th anniversary of his death at Daytona, memories of the driver are still strong.


Federal judge rejects Apache Stronghold request to block Oak Flat mine

WASHINGTON - A federal judge Friday refused to order a halt to the proposed Resolution Copper Mine on Oak Flat, land that opponents say is sacred to the Apache people and will be destroyed by the mine.


Hamilton’s Logan Saloman emerging as one of nation’s top pitchers

CHANDLER – Hamilton Huskies star Logan Saloman is already one of Arizona’s best baseball prospects and regarded as one of the nation's best high school players.


Apache make emotional appeal to court to halt proposed copper mine

WASHINGTON - Members of Apache Stronghold told a federal district judge, in sometimes tearful testimony Wednesday, that a proposed copper mine at Oak Flat would destroy a "holy place" for Native Americans and needs to be stopped.


Bitter Ahwatukee basketball rivals reflect on why they marched for justice

PHOENIX – “Everyone needs to hear our voices” — Why bitter Ahwatukee basketball rivals marched together for justice and how they plan to carry their message forward.


Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.


Schools welcome state mandate for masks in classrooms, buses, events

WASHINGTON - Arizona health officials on Thursday mandated that students wear face coverings in school, on buses and at school activities, an emergency order that school officials called a step in the right direction, but not enough.

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From chasing to racing: Former ASU defensive end Mills finds thrills as NASCAR jackman

PHOENIX - Kellen Mills excelled as a walk-on defensive end for Arizona State and is now responsible for a complete culture change at Joe Gibbs Racing in NASCAR.