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Shuttle Endeavour conquered space. Now it has to survive a move to a new home in LA.

LOS ANGELES – The retired shuttle’s final frontier will be a new building, the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, next door to the California Science Center, where it’s displayed horizontally. The spaceship will be displayed upright, in launch position, with its enormous orange fuel tank appearing to be attached to its belly and two white booster rockets on either side and a launch gantry to view the shuttle at every viewpoint.

Space shuttle Endeavour doubled attendance at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, drawing thousands of visitors to stand in awe of the craft that went 122 million miles in space. (Photo by Emeril Gordon/Cronkite News)

Arizona soccer fans watch U.S. win in World Cup, reflect on strained relations with Iran

PHOENIX – As Arizona soccer fans watched the U.S. beat Iran in a World Cup match Tuesday, they acknowledged the distraction of geopolitical tensions. From an Iranian journalist scolding the U.S. team captain for a mispronunciation, to the U.S. Soccer Federation briefly displaying Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, controversy has surrounded this event.

Soccer fans at Crown Public House in downtown Phoenix watch the World Cup match between the United States and Iran. Controversy has surrounded the competition. (Photo by Nikash Nath/Cronkite News)

Move ’em out! Historic Old Tucson film studio has reopened after two years

TUCSON – Two years after COVID-19 shut it down, Old Tucson reopened in early October under new management. Hollywood filmed Westerns at the site for decades, and now visitors again can soak up some of that history.


Home away from home: Phoenix Rising set for next move near Sky Harbor

PHOENIX – After the Phoenix City Council approved a new lease last Wednesday, the Rising will relocate for the third time since 2017 ahead of the 2023 USL regular season.

Phoenix Rising FC tends to draw a passionate fan base wherever it plays. The club is leaving its home at Wild Horse Pass for a new facility near Sky Harbor Airport. (Photo by Rudy Aguado/Cronkite News)

Play ball! A day in the life of the Arizona Fall League

MESA – While the Arizona Fall League takes place from October-November, it is considered baseball’s league of the offseason. From the communications department to the players, each person has different experiences.

Peoria Sports Complex, the spring training home of the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres, hosts more than 100 top prospects every year as one of the home fields of the Arizona Fall League. (Photo by Austin Ford/Cronkite News)

Arizona high schooler makes a name for himself in the international chess world

CHANDLER – A nationally ranked chess player from BASIS Chandler is climbing up the international ranks. Sandeep Sethuraman will try to lead his team to a third state chess championship while preparing for the U.S. Masters.


Whistleblowers: Verbal abuse from fans prompts AIA officiating shortage, Thursday night football

PHOENIX – Most officials quit the profession after just three years. The most common reason has been dealing with verbal abuse from the stands. The lack of officials has led to the AIA moving more varsity football games to Thursday night.

Working as a high school official can be a lonely business. The verbal abuse by fans is one reason there is a shortage in Arizona and why the AIA has asked football teams to play at least one Thursday night game. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)

Former ASU League of Legends player returns as coach

PHOENIX – Former ASU varsity League of Legends player returns in a head coaching role hoping to defy expectations with the new team.

Former Arizona State League of Legends player Sean Innes, left, here watching an international tournament with the ASU team, has transitioned to head coach. (Photo courtesy ASU League of Legends)

Arizona Wildcats receivers catch on in quest to become the Pac-12’s best

TUCSON – Arizona quarterback Jayden de Laura had a career-high in passing yards and threw six touchdowns against Colorado, and his receiving core made several highlight plays and helped the offense break some records for the second straight game. The group will need a similar strong showing against Oregon Saturday.

Arizona’s wide receivers, including Tetairoa McMillan, left, and Dorian Singer, have plenty to celebrate after a strong showing by the unit against Colorado Saturday. (Photo by Rebecca Noble/Getty Images)

‘Be patient with us’: Arizona State players seek stronger fan backing against Utah

TEMPE – Multiple Arizona State players expressed concern over the lack of fan support Saturday during a loss to Eastern Michigan. They hope for a more positive environment against No. 13 Utah.


MLB approves three rule changes for 2023 season, but not everyone’s thrilled

PHOENIX — With MLB approving new rule changes for the 2023 season, what are the Diamondbacks thoughts and how will these changes affect the league next season?


Sun Devil Stadium to host XFL player showcase as league eyes 2023 return

Phoenix - Tempe is one of six cities hosting an XFL showcase for players to potentially join the league.