Stories tagged: "sports"

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5 Lesser Known Arizona Sports Mascots That Deserve Your Cheers

Meet some of Arizona's lesser-known sports mascots—one of them is an artichoke with a face.

FILE - Arizona Coyotes fans wait for the doors to open prior to the Coyotes' home-opening NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets at Mullett Arena in Tempe, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2022. The Coyotes are about to learn the fate of a proposed entertainment district that will include a new arena. A referendum going before voters in the city of Tempe will determine whether plans for the $2.3 billion Tempe Entertainment District will move forward. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
OPINION: Tempe Fights Back Against Arizona Coyotes Scam

Tempe voters might’ve cost themselves an NHL team, but that was a small price to pay to hang on to their wallets.

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner applauds the fans as she is introduced during player introductions for the Mercury home opener prior to a WNBA basketball game against the Chicago Sky, Sunday, May 21, 2023, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Brittney Griner Gets Rousing Welcome in Phoenix Home Game After Release From Russian Prison

Brittney Griner scored 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, and blocked four shots in the Mercury's home opener.

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Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes Won’t Defend Anti-Trans Sports Law

A lawsuit filed by a group of parents claims the law is discriminatory against their trans daughters by prohibiting them from certain activities based on their gender.

FILE - Brittney Griner appears on stage at the 54th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif., on Feb. 25, 2023. Griner is working on a memoir that is scheduled for spring 2024. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
Brittney Griner Working on Memoir About Russian Captivity

Saying she is ready to share the “unfathomable” experience of being arrested and incarcerated in Russia, basketball star Brittney Griner is working on a memoir that is scheduled for spring 2024.

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Your 2023 Guide to Low-Cost Summer Camps Around Phoenix

Here are some ways to send kids to summer camp in metro Phoenix without breaking the bank.

Expert skateboarder Di'Orr Greenwood, an artist born and raised in the Navajo Nation in Arizona and whose work is featured on the new U.S. stamps, rides her skateboard next to her artworks in the Venice Beach neighborhood in Los Angeles Monday, March 20, 2023. On Friday, March 24, the U.S. Postal Service is debuting the "Art of the Skateboard," four stamps that will be the first to pay tribute to skateboarding. The stamps underscore how prevalent skateboarding has become, especially in Indian Country, where the demand for designated skate spots has only grown in recent years. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Indigenous Artists Help Skateboarding Earn Stamp of Approval

The US Postal Service had artists create four new stamps celebrating the Art of the Skateboard. They were officially unveiled in Phoenix.