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A Bitter Pill: Torey Lovullo says the postseason was tough for the D-backs

By Dave Hogg Torey Lovullo knows the 2021 baseball season isn’t going to be normal. The Arizona Diamondbacks manager just isn’t sure how weird it is going to get. The 2020 season was unlike anything baseball has...
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Bringing the Fun: Phoenix Open aims to bring the energy with less fans

By Nicholas Barker The Waste Management Phoenix Open’s enormous crowds, the thunderous cheers and the countless festivities will have to wait another year due to the rapidly spreading COVID-19. The event will welcome a limited...

Skatin’ for Leighton: The Arizona Coyotes plan to honor late superfan

By Nicholas Barker Last year was a year like no other. Unspeakable tragedies and a global pandemic have shut down most of the world for the last 10 months. As 2020 came to a close, the...

Golden Anniversary: Glendale prepares to host the 50th Fiesta Bowl

By Nicholas Barker After a season of postponements, cancelations and COVID-19 outbreaks, Glendale is set to host the 50th edition of the Fiesta Bowl, which will see the Pac-12 champion Oregon Ducks and the Big...

Play Ball!: Salt River Fields hosts children’s batting academy

By Morgan Cole Kids can learn how to hit like Trevor Story or Charlie Blackmon in the Colorado Rockies’ batting cages as part of the Salt River Fields’ Baseball Academy. The hitting clinic is November 27,...

Championship Series: NASCAR speeds into Avondale—with restrictions

By Nicholas Barker Nearly 55 years after becoming an official racetrack, Phoenix Raceway will host the NASCAR championship series from November 6 to November 8. Obviously, things have changed quite drastically, and the experience for fans...

A Tribute to His Mom: Patrick Peterson feeds the less advantaged on Tuesdays

By Kendall Rooker Patrick Peterson’s mom told him when he “makes it big,” he’ll be a great father and giver with a big heart. He has been charitable since joining the Arizona Cardinals. He kicked off...

Committed to the Community: D-backs pivot Race Against Cancer to virtual run

By Kendall Rooker Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall says cancer does not sleep. It isn’t going to go away, even though the world is plagued with coronavirus. “It is vital right now to give back,”...

Cal-Boom!: Kole Calhoun enjoying his time as a Diamondback

By Nicholas Barker A decade ago, Kole Calhoun was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball draft. Today, he is a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks after...

Safety First: Phoenix Raceway to limit fans for NASCAR Championship Weekend

By Phoenix.org staff When the green flag drops for race cars, fans will be in yellow flag/caution mode. For the Nov. 6-8 NASCAR Championship Weekend, Phoenix Raceway in Avondale will allow a reduced number of fans...

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