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Rising Sun: Mikal Bridges was ready to win big—until the pandemic

By Christopher Boan A draft night trade sent prodigal forward Mikal Bridges to the Valley in 2018, in a move that sent shockwaves across the league. Fast-forward two years, and the swap, which sent the Overbrook, Pennsylvania,...

All About the Game: Reddick unveils his ‘Mount Rushmore of wrestling’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 15, 2021 Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Josh Reddick calls himself a WWE “superfan” — and rightly so. His at-bat song for a bit was “Cult of Personality” by Living Colour, which...
Waste Management Phoenix Open

Bringing the Fun: Phoenix Open aims to bring the energy with less fans

By Nicholas Barker | January 17, 2021 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...

‘A Dream Come True’: Kole Calhoun is looking forward to stepping into Chase Field

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Buckeye Union High School graduate Kole Calhoun calls signing a two-year deal with the D-backs “a dream come true.” The terms of the contract were not disclosed. “I was born and raised here, so...

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 Sense of Freedom: Coyotes’ Liam Kirk loves to get away on the ice

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | October 9, 2021 Liam Kirk misses his home country of England, his girlfriend, Nando’s Peri-Peri Chicken and the familiarity of his hometown, but he’s ready to start the season with the...
Arizona Golf Resort

Arizona Golf – Resort Style

Exceptional golf is a tradition at the Arizona Golf Resort. Well known for some of the most picturesque and challenging par three holes, the Arizona Golf Resort offers 18 holes of PGA-rated championship golf. The...

Office Talk: Derrick Hall creates memories with the D-backs

By Dave Hogg | January 26, 2021 Like many Americans, Derrick Hall hasn’t seen much of his office in the last nine months. He probably misses it more than most of us. After all, the Arizona Diamondbacks’...

Start the Countdown: Super Bowl LVII date set for Glendale

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | June 11, 2021 The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee has chosen the date for Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium — February 12, 2023. “The selection of the date for Super...
PXG Golf Pros

Scottsdale’s PXG signs 12 touring pros to play $5,000 set

PXG is the only brand of golf clubs in the world that come with this warning: “Our clubs are amazing but expensive.” That is its advertising pitch and, in a nutshell, the message the...

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