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Zach Larson

Mountain View golf’s Kaiya De Silva takes school spirit to another level

Kaiya De Silva, a Mountain View High School senior, takes pride in helping recognize all of her Toro classmates and their contributions.
2 days ago
Offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum #68 of the Arizona Cardinals is introduced during the NFL game at S...
Arizona Sports

Kelvin Beachum, Lorenzo Alexander start enrichment series at school in Phoenix

Cardinals right tackle Kelvin Beachum values serving his community and has done so since he signed with Arizona in 2020.
5 days ago
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Wills Rice

Kyler Murray unites with fan he inspired during boy’s cancer treatment

Despite not suiting up for Monday's game, Kyler Murray flew Hector Nahle Jr., his parents and sister to Mexico City.
6 days ago
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Zach Larson

Mountain View pom captain Kayla Smith takes leadership beyond high school

Mountain View High School is historically one of the best schools in terms of athletics. The Toros' pom team is no different.
9 days ago
Portland Trail Blazers forward Justise Winslow shoots over Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) d...
Jordan Leandre

Ayton family raising money for charity through family recipes

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton and his mother Andrea partnered with Fox Restaurant Concepts to raise money for Helping Hands for Single Moms.
14 days ago
Kelvin Beachum #68 of the Arizona Cardinals leads teammates onto the field before the NFL game agai...
Jordan Leandre

Arizona Cardinals OT Kelvin Beachum wins record 5th NFLPA Community MVP

Arizona Cardinals OT Kelvin Beachum won his record fifth weekly NFLPA Community MVP after a food drive at Eisenhower high school in Mesa.
19 days ago
JJ Watt #99 of the Arizona Cardinals prepares for a game against the Minnesota Vikings at State Far...
Jordan Leandre

Arizona Cardinals’ J.J. Watt fulfills promise to family from United Kingdom

J.J. Watt is known for role in the community. On Sunday, he fulfilled a two-year promise to a family from the United Kingdom.
20 days ago
Andrew Roe (Photo courtesy Andrew Roe)...
Zach Larson

Notre Dame Prep LAX player uses experience with juvenile arthritis to help others

Andrew Roe, a senior at Notre Dame Prep, is not only a dominant lacrosse player. He's also fighting for those with juvenile arthritis.
23 days ago
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Zach Larson

Northwest Christian’s Noah Larson uses his faith to be best role model

Being as social as Northwest Christian's Noah Larson is has made him aware of different problems others deal with.
28 days ago
Jay Parry, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee CEO. (Arizona Super Bowl/Twitter)...
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Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee, NFL donate $25K to Boys & Girls Clubs

The NFL and Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced on Wednesday the donation of $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley.
1 month ago
"We Are BG 42" is displayed on the exterior of Footprint Center before the WNBA game between the Ph...
Jordan Leandre

Phoenix Suns and Mercury to host shoe drive in Brittney Griner’s honor

The Phoenix Suns and Mercury announced they will continue BG's Heart & Sole Shoe Drive with an event ahead of the Suns game on Oct. 25.
1 month ago
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Zach Larson

Rancho Solano’s Pia Sachdev uses time to paint shoes for young patients

Rancho Solano student Pia Sachdev has grown a passion for painting and customizing shoes for kids at Phoenix Children's.
1 month ago
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Arizona Sports

Utah football to wear hand-painted helmets honoring fallen teammates vs. USC

Utah will be donning hand-painted helmets against USC on Saturday that have pictures of two teammates that died over the last two years.
2 months ago
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Zach Larson

Red Mountain’s Jaimie Rusnak uses sewing as a way to give back

Jaimie Rusnak has given back by turning to one of her passions out of the classroom and off the world of sports.
2 months ago
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) celebrates a two point conversion during the second h...
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Bengals QB Joe Burrow launches antihunger foundation in Ohio and Louisiana

Joe Burrow's Heisman speech about poverty in his rural Ohio hometown has grown into a foundation launched by the Bengals QB and his parents.
2 months ago
Larry Fitzgerald speaks with the media during the Super Bowl LVI head coach and MVP press conferenc...
Arizona Sports

Larry Fitzgerald Foundation to help raise funds for breast cancer research

The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation is taking part in an initiative to raise funds for breast cancer research and to support those impacted.
2 months ago
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Desert Edge football alum Steven Ortiz Jr. signs NIL for hurricane relief

Former Desert Edge football standout Steven Ortiz Jr. signed an NIL deal with the goal of raising money for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.
2 months ago
NFL player Zach Ertz (L) and soccer player Julie Ertz attend The 2018 ESPYS at Microsoft Theater on...
Jake Anderson

Cardinals’ Zach Ertz, wife Julie, pledge 500K meals to fight Arizona hunger

Arizona Cardinals TE Zach Ertz and his wife, Julie, are pledging to provide half a million meals in an effort to fight hunger in the state.
2 months ago
Detroit Tigers' Javier Baez celebrates after scoring against the Chicago White Sox during the first...
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Tigers’ Javier Baez offers free meals to hurricane victims in native Puerto Rico

Tigers SS Javier Baez stepped up to the plate off the field to help his native country of Puerto Rico after it was hit by Hurricane Fiona.
2 months ago
Chris Paul speaks onstage during the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture at the Ernest N. Morial Conve...
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Suns’ Chris Paul joins Michelle Obama in video encouraging Black voter turnout

Chris Paul and former First Lady Michelle Obama teamed up in a video encouraging people to vote in November's midterms.
2 months ago
Arizona Cardinals WRs Antoine Wesley and Greg Dortch present a check for $10,000 to Adams Elementar...
Tyler Drake

Cardinals’ Greg Dortch, Antoine Wesley leave mark on local elementary

A tough Cardinals loss to the Chiefs didn't stop Greg Dortch and Antoine Wesley from giving back to Adams Elementary in Mesa on Monday.
3 months ago
St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols (5) hits a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitche...
Jordan Leandre

Cardinals’ Albert Pujols lets family keep milestone HR ball

Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 697th career home run on Sunday. However, he let the family that caught the milestone keep the ball.
3 months ago
Josh Rojas #10 reacts after scoring on a single by Christian Walker #53 of the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Character Counts

D-backs INF Josh Rojas nominated for Roberto Clemente Award

Diamondbacks infielder Josh Rojas was named Arizona's Roberto Clemente Award nominee for the 2022 season on Thursday.
3 months ago
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Jake Anderson

Phoenix Rising FC to wear gold kit in honor of childhood cancer awareness

Phoenix Rising FC will be rocking a brand new gold kit for the remainder of September, and for a good cause, too.
3 months ago
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