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Not ‘just a bunch of meathead workouts’: Players descend upon Arizona to prepare for NFL combine

PHOENIX – To help make their case for the upcoming NFL Draft, a collection of college football players have descended upon the Valley for combine-specific training.


A fighting chance: MMA comes to downtown Glendale

GLENDALE – RUF38 is hosting an MMA event in downtown Glendale Saturday and promotions company hopes to make inroads in area.


The 500 club: ASU’s Turner Thorne endures with success, connections with players

TEMPE – Charli Turner Thorne has built a successful model as a coach through relationships, and she recently reached a significant milestone with her 500th win as a head coach.


Court upholds ruling against state prisons for poor inmate health care

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court upheld a contempt order and a $1.44 million fine against the Arizona Department of Corrections this week, saying the agency has been "deliberately indifferent" to health care for inmates.

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Once almost a Suns player, Kobe Bryant’s ties to Suns run deep

PHOENIX – Through wins and losses, Kobe Bryant’s impact on Valley is far-reaching.


Arizona State women send message after upsetting Ionescu-led No. 2 Oregon

TEMPE – With Oregon superstar Sabrina Ionescu in the picture, the Arizona State women's basketball team was presented with a tough challenge.


ASU develops program to prevent debilitating chronic anxiety in children

PHOENIX – Compass for Courage is helping children deal with and avoid the disabling mental disorder, which can change the way children typically learn, behave and handle their emotions.


Despite relatively short tenure, Arizona delegation making waves

WASHINGTON - Arizona's congressional delegation has an average tenure well below that of other states, but they have combined important committee and caucus posts with aggressive media appearances to give the delegation a presence bigger than its relatively short tenure would indicate.


NASA’s search for life on Mars is joined by scientists from Arizona

PHOENIX – Scientists at Arizona State University and the USGS Astrogeology Science Center in Flagstaff are working on a new Mars rover that they hope will be the first to bring samples back to Earth.


Experts: Tariffs on French cheese, wines, more will cost U.S. consumers

WASHINGTON - When France decided to tax America's tech companies, the Trump administration hit the French where it hurts - in exports of cheese, Champagne and handbags.But trade experts and Arizona business owners say U.S. consumers and small businesses will end up paying the price.


As Dabo Swinney predicted, Clemson completes successful decade, wins Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE – As Dabo Swinney predicted, Clemson has dominated college football or a decade and landed right where the coach believed: with another chance to play for the College Football National Championship game.


A sack, a review, a targeting call: Momentum shift helps Clemson move past Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day shouted a thundering “no,” toward the referee. Restrained by another Ohio State staffer, Day soon saw his team’s strong start to the College Football Playoff semifinal evaporate after the game’s most monumental call.