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"The Legend of Georgia McBride", and how drag is art.

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That Was Exactly Us: Stories of Latino culture in baseball and empathy through adaptive sports

Sports play a major role in our culture. They can be anything from an expression of life to a vehicle to better understand someone's life.

AZ school superintendent looks to keep restrictions on trans athletes

In a complaint filed last month, two Arizona families claim that current state statute violates federal nondiscrimination laws and the U.S. Constitution.

Strangely Alive? Arizona's extreme endurance races

It's hard for most people to imagine running a marathon. So what's it like to run a race that's nearly ten times that length? Or how about a bike event that stretches across the entire state?

The Buzz previews AZPM's newest podcast

More Than a Game takes listeners beyond the scores and tells the stories behind sports.

Sports is for everyone: local school brings adaptive sports into physical education

Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports partnered with Gridley Middle School to launch their education program.

The hot-tub league: How a Mesa spa brought spring training to Arizona

15 teams now call Arizona their spring training homes.

Lawsuit aims to block Arizona's restrictions on transgender athletes in schools

The lawsuit claims the current state law that stops transgender girls from playing on girls' sports teams is unconstitutional.

Baseball is back! Cactus League expects full crowds, significant economic impact with 2023 spring training

The Cactus League has been forced to pivot the last three years with the global pandemic and MLB lockout changing the way the league brought in its revenue.

Cardinals hire Jonathan Gannon as head coach

Gannon comes from the staff of the Super Bowl runner-up Philadelphia Eagles.

University of Arizona rugby offering scholarships to student-athletes

It is a big step forward for the UA program already attracting international talent.

AP source: Brooklyn Nets trading Kevin Durant to Phoenix Suns

The Suns send out multiple players and draft picks to bring in the All-NBA forward and a second player.

Ishbia takes over Suns and Mercury, works to improve team culture

Ishbia bought the teams from an embattled owner who was suspended by the NBA.

NFL extracts significant price for Super Bowl host cities

The pro league is not required to share revenue it generates from Super Bowl 57 in Phoenix

Super Bowl draws epic air show of private planes to Phoenix

Private jets drive air traffic during NFL championship each year.

In a pickle: Major League Pickleball launches season in Mesa

The popular recreational game, which has been described as a combination of tennis, ping-pong and badminton, now has become a fast-growing professional sport.

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