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Camelback Mountain trail reopens

Extreme Sport, Arizona Adventures
January 15, 2014 by in Business News | Sports

A popular and challenging recreation trail in Phoenix is open after a year-long renovation project. The Echo Canyon recreation area on Camelback Mountain now has twice as much parking. Other work included rerouting part of the trail and installing a permanent bathroom, a chilled drinking fountain and a shade ramada.

Fiesta Bowl executive director Shelton resigns

Fiesta Bowl, Junker Terminated
January 14, 2014 by in Business News | Sports

Robert Shelton has resigned as executive director of the Fiesta Bowl, 2½ years after he took the job amid a scandal that rocked the foundation of one of college football’s major events. Shelton said his leaving was a mutual decision by him and the bowl’s board of directors. Shelton left his post as president of… Read More →

Boot Campaign Partners with Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

running
January 3, 2014 by in Featured | Nonprofit | Sports

The Boot Campaign and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series today announced a new partnership to show appreciation for troops and raise funds for military programs at the 2014 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon. A grassroots initiative which started in 2009, the Boot Campaign will become the benefiting charity of… Read More →

Bondurant joins SCCA Hall of Fame

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December 30, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

Bob Bondurant is ascending the podium once again. The legendary driver and driving educator has been elected to the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Hall of Fame, Class of 2014. He joins friend Dan Gurney and racing associates Kathy Barnes, Dr. Bob Hubbard, Jim Downing and Pete Hylton for the honor, which recognizes his… Read More →

Fulton, Suns 3-point Zone giving back

Goran Dragic, Brandon Knight

As 2013 comes to a close, the Phoenix Suns are near the top of the NBA’s Western Conference—and the U.S. Navy League and the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) have more money for the good work they do, thanks to the Suns’ sharpshooters. For more than 10 years Tempe-based Fulton Homes has partnered with… Read More →

Arizona lands 2016 championship game

Diamond Head
December 16, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

Arizona will host the College Football Playoff championship in 2016 and Tampa, Fla., will be the site of the 2017 title game. The conference commissioners who oversee the playoffs announced Monday their choices for the sites of the second and third championship games in the new postseason system that goes into effect next season. “This… Read More →

Phoenix Coyotes Owners Have Big Plans for the Team, Including a Name Change

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December 9, 2013 by in Sports | Video

For the first time since 2009 the Phoenix Coyotes have an owner, IceArizona. IceArizona is a group composed of several business leaders from across North America. Renaissance sports and entertainment LLC will act as managing partner of IceArizona. “It has been exhausting yet very rewarding, we are thrilled that we have been able to finally… Read More →

Sole Sports Named One of America's Top Running Stores

Sole Sports Gait Analysis
December 6, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

On December 5 at The Running Event, an industry-only trade show held in Austin, Sole Sports Running Zone was named as one of the top four running specialty store in the country in the 2013 Running Store of the Year competition. Each year, Competitor magazine and Running Insight accept public nominations to determine the 50… Read More →

Sole Sports Named One of America’s Top Running Stores

Sole Sports Gait Analysis
December 6, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

On December 5 at The Running Event, an industry-only trade show held in Austin, Sole Sports Running Zone was named as one of the top four running specialty store in the country in the 2013 Running Store of the Year competition. Each year, Competitor magazine and Running Insight accept public nominations to determine the 50… Read More →

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

celebrity fight night - business man with boxing gloves
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

celebrity fight night - business man with boxing gloves
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

Ali

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 →