Navajo Nation distributes aid as state death toll tops 300, Arizona corrections officers threaten to walk out, city officials warn it could take Phoenix six years to recover jobs lost in the past six weeks, and other news from the Grand Canyon State.
PHOENIX – The Cardinals went through massive turnover last offseason. Now, with a sense of identity and direction, they have the system in place for players when football resumes.
TEMPE – ASU’s Brinson Pasichnuk ranked third nationally among defensemen this season with 37 points in 36 games played. His 11 goals placed him second nationally among defensemen.
‘How can I pay the bills’? Freelancers, other journalists impacted by COVID-19’s suspension of sports
PHOENIX – Nine freelancers and sports journalists share how they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 and the suspension of sports.
PHOENIX – As sporting events are canceled around the world, or at least played in empty stadiums and arenas, concern about the coronavirus has seeped into the Arizona sports community. Local teams and governing bodies are preparing for a worst-case scenario.
WASHINGTON - Despite some "encouraging developments," threats to tribal sovereignty still come "from every branch and every corner of federal and state governments," the president of the National Congress of American Indians said Monday.
‘Chaotic, beautiful thing’: The story behind Party Hard Wrestling, Arizona’s weirdest independent wrestling promotion
MESA – “Too art for the wrestling crowd, too wrestling for the art crowd,” Party Hard Wrestling has become a fixture of the Arizona independent wrestling community.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns may not have known what they had when they traded for Aron Baynes this offseason, but they do now. He’s one of the best-shooting centers in the NBA.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns broke ground on a new state-of-the-art training facility on Wednesday, signaling a new for the rebuilding organization.
CHANDLER – A legacy runs deep when you are related to the greatest wide receiver to ever play football. However, for Brenden Rice, it is the legacy he makes separate from his father which means more to him.
PHOENIX – Devin Booker may be the face of the franchise, but Ricky Rubio has been a steadying force behind the Phoenix Suns’ success.
CHANDLER - For the 2019 football season, Bob Wylie finds himself in a new and unexpected role: coach on the Hamilton High School football team.