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Former ASU AD Patterson to lead Coyotes’ Valley-wide arena search

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In his first public appearance since becoming the sole owner of the Arizona Coyotes, Andrew Barroway insisted that the franchise’s top priority is to find a new, long-term home in Arizona. “We couldn’t be more committed to Arizona and the Valley,” said Barroway, who completed a buyout of the team’s minority owners in June, on… Read More →

Meet the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017

The Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2017 show things are actually getting better for female leaders in the business world. Consider this: A study by Talentful, recruitment experts, compared some of the world’s most powerful male and female CEOs of Fortune 1000 companies to see how gender roles are gradually improving within the… Read More →

Troon will manage Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club

Troon, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, has been selected to manage the Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club in Wickenburg, Arizona. Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club was created as a private club reserved exclusively for members and their guests. Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club is currently open to a… Read More →

Diamondbacks see attendance boost with summer pass deal

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April 26th marked the worst home attendance in Arizona Diamondbacks history. The announced crowd of 12,215 filled only 25.2 percent of Chase Field, surely raising a red flag for the organization. Enter the Diamondbacks’ “Ballpark Summer Pass,” a deal that proved hotter than Phoenix in July. After announcing they would sell summer passes for the… Read More →

Arizona Diamondbacks earn Champion of Diversity Award

The American Association for Access, Equity & Diversity (AAAED) will honor the Arizona Diamondbacks with the Roosevelt Thomas Champion of Diversity Award for outstanding achievements in promoting diversity in the workforce at its 43rd National Conference and Annual Meeting tomorrow at 12 p.m. at the Omni Scottsdale Hotel and Spa at Montelucia.  “It is truly… Read More →

Mercury and BBVA Compass promote female-owned businesses

Phoenix Mercury and BBVA Compass have teamed up for the second annual “Bright Futures Women in Business” promotion, an initiative designed to support women-owned businesses and create opportunity for a brighter future throughout the Valley. The four-week program encourages leaders from women-owned businesses to write a short essay expressing how $2,500 in cash and $5,000… Read More →

Cardinals and Shea Homes make a difference in Phoenix

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Shea Homes and the Arizona Cardinals celebrated the complete makeover of the House of Helps Community and Worship Center in South Phoenix.  The celebration included a ribbon cutting, a check presentation, a tour, and time for the community to spend with five Arizona Cardinals players, Big Red and Arizona Cardinals… Read More →

Could renovated Sun Devil Stadium be looking for naming-rights deal?

There are 13 NCAA Football Bowl Series programs that have made naming-rights deals for their stadiums. Only two are members of the Pac-12 Conference, and Arizona State isn’t one of them. That could soon change. Sun Devil Stadium is in the midst of the second phase in a three-stage, $268-million renovation project. When complete, ASU… Read More →

Phoenix Rising FC retains Goldman Sachs as structuring agent

Continuing its push for a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team, Phoenix Rising Football Club announced today that Goldman Sachs has been retained as structuring agent for the financing of its proposed climate-controlled MLS stadium.  “We are thrilled Phoenix is among the leading expansion markets for MLS,” said Brett M. Johnson, Co-Chairman and Alternate Governor… Read More →

Diamondbacks surpass $50 million in charitable giving

The Arizona Diamondbacks and their charitable arm, the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, surpassed $50 million in charitable giving since their inception in 1998, it was announced tonight at the annual Evening on the Diamond at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Of that $50 million, 80 percent has been donated in just the last 11 years.… Read More →

Mark Grace will be D-backs analyst for FOX Sports Arizona

Whether during his days as a player, coach or television analyst, Mark Grace is one of the most popular personalities in Arizona Diamondbacks history. Now, fans will get to enjoy him even more as he will be joining FOX Sports Arizona as the network’s new “D-backs Live” pre and post game show analyst, FOX Sports… Read More →

County on Diamondbacks: ‘We’re not sure what they’re after’

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Maricopa County is unclear on the Arizona Diamondbacks’ end goal in their ongoing dispute over Chase Field. “We’re hoping to sit down and go over what exactly it is (the Diamondbacks) want,” Maricopa County Public Information Officer Fields Mosley told Cronkite News Friday. “We’re not sure what they’re after.” In the latest development in a… Read More →

Arizona Coyotes arena in Tempe? Not happening

Arizona Coyotes arena

The plan to build a proposed Arizona Coyotes arena in Tempe, near Tempe Marketplace, has been killed. On Friday, ASU released a statement saying that is has no intention of signing a development agreement, an option to lease, or any other agreement with the Coyotes. ASU did not give a reason for why it has… Read More →

Phoenix could be home for MLS expansion team

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Major League Soccer (MLS) has invited Phoenix Rising FC to submit an application for an MLS Expansion Team franchise following a meeting between MLS executives and Phoenix Rising FC owners last Friday in New York City. Phoenix joins a list of at least ten other cities competing for two MLS expansion team franchises that may… Read More →