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As tensions mount over Floyd death, coaches from high school to pros step out of comfort zone

PHOENIX – Arizona has many coaches of color. With the recent events, how do they address racial injustice with their players? Or do they ignore it entirely?


Veterans cemeteries go virtual for Memorial Day services this year

PHOENIX - Veterans' cemeteries will still be open for visits, but in a bow to COVID-19 health concerns, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will be going online with the annual Memorial Day ceremony and related events at the state's three military cemeteries.

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Recharging batteries: MLB’s postponement hurts bonding between pitchers, catchers

SURPRISE – The relationship between pitchers and catchers in baseball is important, and it can define a game, a season even a legend.


Mental well-being is a priority for NHL and Coyotes as season remains on hold

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes went from physically preparing for a playoff push to mentally preparing for a canceled season. It hasn’t been easy.


On the right track: Olympic hopeful Cole Walsh keeping focus during COVID-19 era

PHOENIX – Pole vaulter Cole Walsh, an Olympic hopeful, is using what he’s learned during his journey to help him stay positive and fit during quarantine.


8 ways to teach kids to manage money as coronavirus keeps families at home

Teaching children to develop a work ethic, be responsible and share with others is an important part of parenting. A co-founder of the BusyKid app says money management tools help build such life skills.


53 seasons ago, nickname of Phoenix’s new NBA franchise was revealed

PHOENIX – When Phoenix was awarded an NBA franchise, team executives wanted to make sure they gave it a proper nickname. Fifty-three years ago, the name was announced.


Feeding sea urchins could be one way to restore the West Coast’s vital kelp forests

LOS ANGELES – The purple sea urchin population decimated kelp forests on the West Coast, where researchers are working to bring the creatures under control and supply them to restaurants around the world.


Remarkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkable: 18 years ago, Diamondbacks’ Johnson struck out 17 against Rockies

PHOENIX – Diamondbacks starter Randy Johnson etched his name into the record book with a historic start against the Colorado Rockies on April 21, 2002.


Turmoil to success: Coyotes wrapped 2010 with 107 points, their best regular season to date

PHOENIX – The Coyotes’ 107-point season in 2010 turned out to be their best regular season to date.


Report: Migrant workers faced dangerous conditions even before COVID-19

WASHINGTON - Migrant farmworkers are in "serious danger" of contracting coronavirus because of ongoing poor conditions like overcrowded housing, buses and lack of access to healthcare, according to a new report.


24 years ago, Arizona’s new NHL team announced its nickname

PHOENIX – On this date in 1996, the Winnipeg Jets traded in their wings for paws after their relocation to Phoenix.