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With playoff schedule announced, Phoenix Suns fans begin pursuit of tickets

Basketball excitement is expected to hit a crescendo in Arizona Sunday night when the No. 1 seed Phoenix Suns begin their pursuit of the franchise’s first NBA title. ... Read more»

African American Reconstruction teams with Arizona pro sports organizations to empower Black community

The non-profit organization African American Reconstruction was founded after the death of George Floyd to empower the Black community and cultivate a climate that creates opportunities for advancement.... 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»

3 ex-Suns & ex-Wildcat Bynum among former NBA players charged in $4M scheme to defraud healthcare plan

Nineteen people, including three former Suns players and former University of Arizona player Will Bynum, were indicted on healthcare fraud charges in New York after they were charged with conspiring to defraud the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan of nearly $4 million. ... Read more»

$4,000 for a Devin Booker trading card? Market flourishes as Az sports teams excel

Millions of dollars began flowing into the sports trading card industry as fans looked for creative ways to pass time during the pandemic, and some of these high-priced cards are coming to the Arizona desert as young stars emerge. ... Read more»

Phoenix Suns’ naming rights deal provides chance to increase fans’ environmental awareness

The decision by the Phoenix Suns to rename the downtown arena to Footprint Center - after local plant-based packaging company Footprint - might have come as a surprise to fans, but for experts on sports business, and its intersection with environmental issues, not as shocking. ... Read more»

Arizonans in Tokyo: Athletes with local ties to watch in Tokyo Olympics

The United States is sending over 600 athletes to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - the opening ceremonies Friday signified the official start of the much delayed, much anticipated event - and here are the schedules for the 19 Arizonans either born or raised in the state.... Read more»1

Farewell US Airways Center, hello Talking Stick Resort Arena

Fans who make their way to Phoenix Suns or Phoenix Mercury games will have to get used to a new name for the teams' home. The US Airways Center will soon be known as the Talking Stick Resort Arena. ... Read more»1

Rogue Columnist

Phoenix a tear-down city

Phoenix sure doesn't have enough surface parking lots. And the loss of physical history is an insidious force, a civic carcinogen. ... Read more»

Border & immigration

Brewer, Barkley: Boycott one-on-one?

Former Suns star Charles Barkley and Gov. Jan Brewer might not make for a great matchup on the boards, but what about in the war of words? Barkley is calling for professional sports to boycott Arizona because of SB 1070. Brewer penned an op-ed for ESPN saying a boycott is "the wrong play." ... Read more»