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Congresswoman is an Ironman

Kyrsten Sinema

Arizona Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema is heading back to Washington after completing the grueling Ironman Arizona triathlon in Tempe. Sinema completed the event Sunday in 15 hours, 12 minutes, 34 seconds to become what organizers of the Ironman international competition say is the first sitting member of Congress to complete the event. The first-term Democratic lawmaker… Read More →

PRSC strikes 2-year deal with X-Treme Apparel

Alan Young, Executive Director of the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission, welcomed Mark Daus, Owner and President of X-Treme Apparel as the new Presenting Sponsor of the Grand Canyon State Games, Lori Piestewa Native American Games and the Official Merchandise Sponsor of the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission.  The partnership signifies a new chapter for X-Treme Apparel, which already has an 18-year history with the Grand Canyon State Games.
November 15, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

The Phoenix Regional Sports Commission and the Arizona State University Grand Canyon State Games announced a new, two-year partnership agreement with X-Treme Apparel.  The new partnership positions the company as the Presenting Sponsor of the Arizona State University Grand Canyon State Games and the Lori Piestewa Native American Games, as well as the Official Merchandise… Read More →

Here’s how to earn $26 million in 36 minutes

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November 14, 2013 by in Featured | Infographics | Sports

Do you know how to earn $26,000,000 in 36 minutes? Manny Pacquiao, the all-famous boxing champ, earned that money in his fight against Timothy Bradley. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Brandon Rios in a welterweight match at the Grand Venetian in Macau on November 23, and a lot is at stake in this match. The… Read More →

Here's how to earn $26 million in 36 minutes

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November 14, 2013 by in Featured | Infographics | Sports

Do you know how to earn $26,000,000 in 36 minutes? Manny Pacquiao, the all-famous boxing champ, earned that money in his fight against Timothy Bradley. Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Brandon Rios in a welterweight match at the Grand Venetian in Macau on November 23, and a lot is at stake in this match. The… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Muhammad Ali

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Muhammad Ali Founder Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center thebarrow.org In 1997, the former heavyweight boxing champion teamed up with philanthropist Jimmy Walker and Dr. Abraham Lieberman to combine clinical and research expertise with community support and emotional care and create the MAPC, a National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence and an outstanding resource for people with… Read More →

Fulton Homes, Suns Reunite for 3-Point Program

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This season, the only thing standing between the Phoenix Suns and a patriotic gesture is a white line 23 feet nine inches away from the basket. For the second year in a row Tempe-based Fulton Homes is uniting with the Phoenix Suns for the Fulton Homes “Proud to own the Three-Point Zone” program. This season… Read More →

Coyotes Season Kicks off at Westgate District

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September 26, 2013 by in Energy | Featured | Sports

The Phoenix Coyotes are back in action starting Thursday, Oct. 3 for the home opener against the Rangers and fans can expect special offers and discounts all season long. Westgate Entertainment District is the perfect place to grab a bite, sweet treat or refreshing beer or cocktail before or after the game and tenants are… Read More →

OB Sports Golf Management Appoints New VP

Dale Moseke
September 17, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

OB Sports Golf Management announced the appointment of Dale Moseke as new vice president of sales and marketing.  Headquartered in Scottsdale, OB Sports manages more than 45 golf courses nationwide. Moseke is responsible for continuing to enhance OB Sports’ comprehensive sales and revenue strategies throughout its portfolio.   Previously, Moseke has been responsible for effective revenue… Read More →

Mercury announce WBNA playoff schedule

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

Mark your calendars, it’s time to BEAT L.A. The Phoenix Mercury announced the club’s schedule for the opening round of the 2013 WNBA Playoffs, which will begin a week from today, Thursday, Sept. 19th, in a nationally-televised matchup with the Los Angeles Sparks. The Mercury’s best-of-three first-round series against Los Angeles begins at STAPLES Center… Read More →

D-backs Announce 2014 Regular-Season Schedule

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September 10, 2013 by in Featured | Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their 2014 regular-season schedule today, highlighted by the season opener in Sydney, Australia vs. Dodgers, two weekend series against the Dodgers at Chase Field, Interleague visits by the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals and 28 of the final 34 games against National League West opponents. To… Read More →

D-backs’ CEO Honored With APS Peacemaker Award

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Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall was honored earlier today with the APS Peacemaker Award at Valle Del Sol’s  Profiles of Success at the Phoenix Convention Center. The annual award recognizes a community leader who significantly impacts the lives of many in a positive way by promoting peace and well-being. “It is a great… Read More →

D-backs' CEO Honored With APS Peacemaker Award

Evening on the Diamond Presented by University of Phoenix
September 6, 2013 by in Business News | Energy | Sports

Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall was honored earlier today with the APS Peacemaker Award at Valle Del Sol’s  Profiles of Success at the Phoenix Convention Center. The annual award recognizes a community leader who significantly impacts the lives of many in a positive way by promoting peace and well-being. “It is a great… Read More →

Cardinals to Host Game Day Parties at Westgate

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September 5, 2013 by in Business News | Events | Sports

The Arizona Cardinals and Westgate Entertainment District have teamed up this season to host a fan-friendly, Cardinals pre-game party before every home game at Westgate’s WaterDance Plaza, adjacent to the $6 million Bellagio-esque dancing fountains starting with the team’s home opener vs. Detroit on Sept. 15. The pre-game festivities will begin three hours before kickoff… Read More →

D-backs’ Goldschmidt Graduates From University of Phoenix

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Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star first baseman and N.L. MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt has officially graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor’s of science degree in management. The National League leader in home runs and RBI had been taking classes throughout his first two full seasons in the Major Leagues. “This was always something I… Read More →

D-backs' Goldschmidt Graduates From University of Phoenix

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Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star first baseman and N.L. MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt has officially graduated from the University of Phoenix with a bachelor’s of science degree in management. The National League leader in home runs and RBI had been taking classes throughout his first two full seasons in the Major Leagues. “This was always something I… Read More →

NFL’s Drew Brees Challenges Phoenix

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Today marks the launch of the 4th Super Service Challenge, which is hosted by Companies With A Mission (CWAM) and The Brees Dream Foundation. These two organizations will come together to award over $1,000,000 amongst hundreds of charities nationwide as part of the 2013 Super Service Challenge. The Super Service Challenge is an initiative orchestrated… Read More →

NFL's Drew Brees Challenges Phoenix

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Today marks the launch of the 4th Super Service Challenge, which is hosted by Companies With A Mission (CWAM) and The Brees Dream Foundation. These two organizations will come together to award over $1,000,000 amongst hundreds of charities nationwide as part of the 2013 Super Service Challenge. The Super Service Challenge is an initiative orchestrated… Read More →

D-backs' CEO Honored By PRSA

Evening on the Diamond Presented by University of Phoenix

Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall was honored with the prestigious Phoenix Award by the Phoenix Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The honor recognizes a CEO, business leader or community leader who has elevated the best practices of public relations. “I am deeply honored, humbled and moved by this award,”… Read More →

D-backs’ CEO Honored By PRSA

Evening on the Diamond Presented by University of Phoenix

Arizona Diamondbacks President & CEO Derrick Hall was honored with the prestigious Phoenix Award by the Phoenix Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The honor recognizes a CEO, business leader or community leader who has elevated the best practices of public relations. “I am deeply honored, humbled and moved by this award,”… Read More →

Brazil's Olympic athletes to train in Flagstaff

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August 30, 2013 by in Featured | Sports

Hypo2, the Flagstaff based high altitude training company, recently signed an agreement with the Brazilian Olympic Committee, hosts for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, to coordinate training camps for Brazil’s Olympic athletes. Over the next three years, leading up to the 2016 games many athletes from “Time Brasil,” the Brazilian Olympic team,… Read More →

Brazil’s Olympic athletes to train in Flagstaff

Flagstaff, Scottsdale CVB - AZ Business Magazine January/February 2012
August 30, 2013 by in Featured | Sports

Hypo2, the Flagstaff based high altitude training company, recently signed an agreement with the Brazilian Olympic Committee, hosts for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, to coordinate training camps for Brazil’s Olympic athletes. Over the next three years, leading up to the 2016 games many athletes from “Time Brasil,” the Brazilian Olympic team,… Read More →

Mercury will host ‘Race to the Playoffs’

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

As the Phoenix Mercury races to the ultimate finish line, a third WNBA Championship, the team invites fans and Valley residents to “Run With Us” into the 2013 WNBA Playoffs by participating in the team’s inaugural “Race to the Playoffs” 5K walk/run on September 14.   The race begins at 7 a.m. The race will start… Read More →

Mercury will host 'Race to the Playoffs'

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

As the Phoenix Mercury races to the ultimate finish line, a third WNBA Championship, the team invites fans and Valley residents to “Run With Us” into the 2013 WNBA Playoffs by participating in the team’s inaugural “Race to the Playoffs” 5K walk/run on September 14.   The race begins at 7 a.m. The race will start… Read More →

What do golf and surgery have in common?

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Imagine sinking chip shots on three of the world’s most famous golf courses while chipping in to help fund a high-tech hybrid operating suite at Banner Boswell Medical Center. How’s it possible you ask? Sun Health Foundation and Arrowhead Lexus have joined forces to sell drawing tickets for a chance to play in the 2013… Read More →