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Coming Home: For Davies, playing at Chase Field is a dream

By Jordan Rogers | May 19, 2022 Starting pitcher Zach Davies is entering his eighth season in Major League Baseball. Throughout his career, he has always played with National League clubs, so he regularly got the...

A Knockout Matchup: Benavídez, Lemieux are ready for Gila River Arena

By Zakkary Brog | May 13, 2022 The Interim World Boxing Council Super Middleweight Title clash between David Benavídez and David Lemieux on May 21 is set to last 12 rounds. However, both men will enter...

A Hometown ‘Star’: Brandon Frazier is ready to perform

By Annika Tomlin | May 9, 2022 Figure skater Alexa Knierim treasures her time on the U.S. Olympic team. After all, it took a lifetime of hard work and dedication. “I think for both Brandon and...

Championship Mentality: Rattlers MVP Drew Powell looks to cement legacy

By Joshua Weisbly | May 4, 2022 Arizona Rattlers quarterback Drew Powell has two MVP awards under his belt and now he’s looking to add to his list of accolades. “When you say ‘Drew Powell,’ I...

Big Hits: Vinyl shopping trips on deck for pitcher Noé Ramirez

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | April 5, 2022 Sitting near his Salt River Fields locker, D-backs reliever Noé Ramirez is chill. His legs are stretched out and his head down as he looks at his phone....

‘Something Special’: Liam O’Brien says Coyotes are forming a brotherhood

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | March 10, 2022 Liam O’Brien is an enforcer on the Arizona Coyotes, ready for fights and racking up 94 penalty infraction minutes. He just laughs when asked about it. “I think I’m a...

Fiery Ambition: Rising’s championship aspirations match Luis Seijas’ goals

By Noah Velasco | March 3, 2022 After a successful tenure across South America, Luis Seijas feels at home with the Phoenix Rising. The Venezuelan midfielder joined the Rising late in the 2020-21 season to add...

A Fan Favorite: NHRA’s Leah Pruett loves racing in the Valley

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 11, 2022 Top Fuel driver Leah Pruett and the Valley have a mutual love. She has won the NHRA Chandler event twice and recently joined Tony Stewart Racing’s new drag racing...

Betting Royalty: PGA Tour, DraftKings expand relationship to TPC

By Phoenix.org Staff | February 4, 2022 With the passage of HB 2772, sports betting is legal in Arizona. The Arizona Cardinals, the Arizona Coyotes and the Arizona Diamondbacks have aligned with providers. DraftKings is the...

‘Fore’ the Fans: The People’s Open returns with new features

By Joe McHugh | February 3, 2022 With a competitive field and a multitude of golf and charity experiences, the Waste Management Phoenix Open is returning to the TPC Scottsdale. “It is going to be great...

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