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Brisket, bacon & baseball: Chase Field delivers new food lineup for 2022 season

The Arizona Diamondbacks have unveiled new food items that will be available at the ballpark - ranging from Buffalo Chicken Sidewinders to Baja Fish Tacos - along with new food partners located throughout the concourse.... Read more»

Minor League Baseball celebrates game’s Black pioneers, builds diversity through 'The Nine'

In an effort to celebrate and uplift African-American voices well beyond one month, Minor League Baseball launched “The Nine,” a community outreach platform to honor the game’s Black pioneers and provide opportunities to young Black baseball and softball players.... Read more»

Sweet spot: Nona Lee’s role with Arizona Diamondbacks leads to more diversity, inclusion

Nona Lee, executive vice president and chief legal officer to Arizona Diamondbacks CEO Derrick Hall, leads a business and community initiative to improve organizational diversity while improving the lives of those who have been disadvantaged by any form of discrimination.... Read more»

Fire or forgive? Debate about Brennaman slur continues as more broadcasters use derogatory language

Thom Brennaman - caught using a homophobic slur - is far from the only broadcaster in sports to make a discriminatory statement while the microphones are on, but in today's cancel culture, at what point - if ever - is it appropriate for sports figures to resume their jobs?... Read more»

Pick’em: Sport gambling in Arizona underway and options are plentiful

Arizona joined 25 states plus the District of Columbia when sports betting operations officially and theatrically opened for business as state’s professional teams announced sports betting partnerships with companies like Caesars Sportsbook, FanDuel and Barstool Sportsbook.... Read more»

Highly touted Tucson-born Diamondbacks prospect Alek Thomas excited for future

Tucson-born Diamondbacks prospect Alek Thomas, one of two representatives - along with recently traded All-Star Eduardo Escobar - from the organization at this year’s All-Star festivities at Coors Field, looks forward to a bright future for an organization that’s stumbling this year.... Read more»

Stanton: Electronic vehicles, sustainability no longer ‘optional nicety’

Committing to preserving the environment, including supporting the use of electric vehicles, is no longer an “optional nicety” for cities, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said Friday.... Read more»

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D'backs/Dodgers matchup to benefit shooting victims

Tucsonans thought spring training was gone for good last year. Not only will there be a game between the Diamondbacks and White Sox on Monday at Kino Stadium, but a second spring training matchup has now been announced.... Read more»

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MLB will swing into Tucson, honor Christina Green

In honor of the memory of the nine-year-old girl killed in the Jan. 8 mass shooting, Major League Baseball will be back in Tucson.... Read more»

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D'backs jump on Yankees early and don't let up

Arizona wasted no time jumping on New York Yankees’ starter A.J. Burnett, scoring six of their 10 runs in the 10-4 win in the first two innings. It was the first matchup of the two teams in the regular season since 2004 interleague play.... Read more»

Can America learn to love cricket?

Last week the cricket teams from New Zealand and Sri Lanka played the first ever international cricket game on American soil. It was minor history in the making, albeit a bit perplexing to some Americans who witnessed it.... Read more»

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Opinion: Major League Baseball should unite behind Hispanics

Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has become the first prominent figure in Major League Baseball to declare that if asked to partake in the 2011 All-Star Game next season, he will decline the prestigious invite.... Read more»1

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Diamondbacks have cheapest tickets for 4th year in a row

For the fourth straight season the Arizona Diamondbacks have the lowest average ticket prices in baseball.... Read more»

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Spring training's final windup is next week

After years of negotiations, local official were unable to convince three teams to stay here for spring training. The White Sox left in 2008, and the Diamondbacks and Rockies will leave after this year.... Read more»1

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Expect better season from D'backs

Arizona made some changes in the off-season but needs Webb to get healthy quickly... Read more»