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Arizona Cardinals begin front office rebuild with new GM Monti Ossenfort

GLENDALE – The Arizona Cardinals held an official press conference on Tuesday, Jan. 17 to name Monti Ossenfort as the club’s new general manager. This marks the beginning of a new era for Arizona Cardinals football.

Monti Ossenfort, right, was introduced last week as the new general manager of the Arizona Cardinals. Team owner Michael Bidwill says the GM's first priority will be finding a new head coach after Kliff Kingsbury was fired on Jan. 9. (Photo courtesy of Caitlyn Epes/Arizona Cardinals)

Coyotes break the ice on growing youth hockey with 1st Stride event

SCOTTSDALE – The Coyotes set up the 1st Stride event for kids aged from 5-9 to get their first experience with hockey and learn to roller skate and eventually ice skate.

The DEK hockey rink, located at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale, recently hosted a month-long instructional camp in efforts to introduce youth to the sport in the Valley. (Photo by Joseph Furtado/Cronkite News)

Rinse, repeat? Teraya Sigler, Kendal Murphy lead Horizon volleyball’s title defense

SCOTTSDALE – Horizon High School volleyball stars Teraya Sigler and Kendal Murphy hopes to bring the team back to the 5A state championship behind their talent, consistency and improvement.


Kickin’ it in style: Sneaker Con Phoenix draws large crowd, immerses basketball and sneaker culture

PHOENIX – Sneaker Con, “the greatest sneaker show on Earth,” came to Phoenix for the second time, and attracted thousands, including some basketball stars. This event was special as live basketball returned for the first time since 2020.

Lost Solez owners, Vida Martinez and Danny Fader, show off a variety of their collection to potential buyers at Sneaker Con. (Photo by Brooklyn Hall/Cronkite News)

Arizona high school football rises to the top (10)

PHOENIX – Arizona high school football ranks in the top 10 in states with five top 100 high school football recruits.


Did Chandler-Saguaro rematch serve as potential postseason preview?

CHANDLER – For five years, nobody could top the Wolves. Last November, the Saguaro Sabercats were able to beat Chandler in the Open Division Championship, ending Chandler’s run. Friday showed a rematch of the game with a renewed Chandler offense.

A standout crowd of 5,000 witnessed a shift of power in Friday's Chandler-Saguaro rematch. The Wolves won, 31-21, and remain undefeated this season at 4-0. (Photo by Adrian Chandler/Cronkite News)

‘Star’ struck: Adjusting to new hybrid role, Cardinals LB Isaiah Simmons shines with huge hit in OT win

PHOENIX – Arizona Cardinals linebacker Isaiah Simmons has a new position this season. The team hopes the position will better amplify the uniquely gifted defender’s traits and production.


Since 1980, Horizon volleyball coach McKenzie has thrived in evolving sports landscape

PHOENIX – Since Ronald Reagan was president, Valorie McKenzie has been the coach of Horizon High School’s volleyball team. She has seen the high school landscape change with Title IX, college recruitment and the spread of club volleyball.


Arizona lawmakers Lesko, Biggs, Gosar cited in Jan. 6 hearing testimony

WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko expressed concerns on Jan. 5 that Trump supporters would "go nuts" if Congress did not overturn the 2020 election results, and asked House leaders for a safety plan for lawmakers, according to Jan. 6 committee hearing testimony.


House gives final OK to compromise gun-reform bill, first in decades

WASHINGTON - The House Friday gave final approval to a bipartisan gun-reform bill that is the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades, voting just hours after the measure cleared the Senate.


Title IX at 50: As opportunities evolved for female athletes, so did ASU

TEMPE – As Title IX turns 50, women involved in the early years of athletics at Arizona State reflect on the era.


International call: Arizona’s Mathurin, Koloko symbolic of talent pool in NBA Draft

PHOENIX – As the NBA Draft nears, it’s clear how much international players have impacted the league.That’s good news for Arizona’s Bennedict Mathurin and Christian Koloko.