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University of Arizona team cheers success of asteroid-contact mission

WASHINGTON - After years of work, $800 million and 200 million miles in space, it all came down to six seconds - the time OSIRIS-REx spent on the surface of near-Earth asteroid to collect a small sample before heading back to Earth and its University of Arizona designers.


Virtual learning poses unique challenges for Arizona’s 148,000 students in special ed programs

PHOENIX – Arizona students in Individualized Education Programs are facing unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, as are their parents and teachers.


Pandemic puts NHL scouts in ‘adapt or die’ situation

PHOENIX – Scouting has changed dramatically since the COVID-19 pandemic picked up steam in mid-March, forcing hockey talent evaluators to embrace new approaches when assessing NHL prospects.


Rising COVID cases leave Arizona ‘headed toward exponential growth,’ expert warns

PHOENIX – With COVID-19 cases rising across the state, one health expert is warning of a repeat of big spikes and calling for more personal responsibility to reduce the trend.


‘We’re living in a global pandemic’: High schools adapt to fluid football schedules

SCOTTSDALE – A global pandemic has caused chaos with Arizona high school football competition. Teams like Saguaro are just trying to go with the flow.


Will Arizona’s return to high school football turn into recruiting advantage?

PHOENIX – Arizona high school players and coaches start competition this week. Is this giving state schools a recruiting advantage?


Suns determined to be all in on NBA’s commitment to social justice movement

PHOENIX - The NBA’s players briefly silenced their game to be heard, and now players and teams, including the Phoenix Suns, are teaming up to take action against social injustice.


After NCAA ruling, athletes work to reconcile activism with personal branding

After NCAA ruling, athletes hope to use personal brand and platform to speak to their audience on social justice issues.


Rollin’ in their 5.0s: These high school athletes know how to make the grade

PHOENIX – Juggling athletics and academics can be tricky for high school students. These three managed to do it and maintained 5.0 GPAs in the process.


Coronavirus sports roundup: COVID-19 hits Suns’ Aron Baynes hard

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes learned quickly that the coronavirus is no joke. The Suns' Ricky Rubio has landed in Orlando, and the NFL says fans must wear masks in 2020.


Game 4 of 1976 Western Conference semifinals proved to be turning point in Suns history

PHOENIX – Westphal, Erickson help lead the Suns over the Supersonics and to new heights 44 years ago.


Cultural barriers challenge Native Americans seeking cancer treatment

PHOENIX – Kristine Rhodes was diagnosed with noninvasive cervical cancer at 19, which led to a year of treatment – and another battle: facing the stigma of cancer in Native American communities. Despite some strides in improving health care and treatment in Indian Country, persistent cultural barriers can prevent patients from getting treatment.