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Mercury, APS team up for ‘Green Night’

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The Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Public Service (APS) will host their annual “Green Night” on Wednesday, August 14 when the team takes on the Indiana Fever at US Airways Center. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. US Airways Center will be powered by renewable energy from APS. The Mercury purchased 42,000 kilowatt-hours of green energy,… Read More →

Mercury, APS team up for 'Green Night'

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

The Phoenix Mercury and Arizona Public Service (APS) will host their annual “Green Night” on Wednesday, August 14 when the team takes on the Indiana Fever at US Airways Center. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. US Airways Center will be powered by renewable energy from APS. The Mercury purchased 42,000 kilowatt-hours of green energy,… Read More →

Former NFL Player Opening Luxury Spa in Chandler

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David Barrett, a former Arizona Cardinals cornerback, is opening a boutique-style luxury salon and spa in Chandler. In his NFL career, Barrett played for the Arizona Cardinals and then later traded to the New York Jets. After retiring from professional football, Barrett has embarked on a new mission: to create a beautiful upscale salon and… Read More →

D-backs Accepting Submissions For $150K School Challenge

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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today that they are now accepting applications for the $150,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to benefit schools across the state of Arizona. The program is open to all Arizona public, private, and nonprofit charter schools, Grades K-12, and teachers and administrators are encouraged to “make their best pitch”… Read More →

Mercury’s Griner leads WNBA in jersey sales

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Phoenix Mercury rookie center and 2013 All-Star starter Brittney Griner is the WNBA’s top-selling jersey, based on national merchandise sales including WNBAStore.com since the start of the 2013 regular season.  Griner and the “3 to See”—rookies Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky—claimed the top three spots. Maya Moore, who’s held the No. 1… Read More →

Mercury's Griner leads WNBA in jersey sales

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner

Phoenix Mercury rookie center and 2013 All-Star starter Brittney Griner is the WNBA’s top-selling jersey, based on national merchandise sales including WNBAStore.com since the start of the 2013 regular season.  Griner and the “3 to See”—rookies Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky—claimed the top three spots. Maya Moore, who’s held the No. 1… Read More →

Beard will Chair 21st Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure

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Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Beard has teamed with Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona® as the Honorary Race Chair for the 21st Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure®. A breast cancer co-survivor, Beard is a long-time advocate and is serving as the Honorary Race Chair in honor of her paternal grandmother, “Nana,” a… Read More →

Fulton Homes, D-Backs Partnership Scores $12K for CAMRA

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On the strength of 80 homeruns, the Arizona Diamondbacks are in first place in Major League Baseball’s National League West Division at the midway point of the season. And thanks to Fulton Homes, those 80 homeruns have netted the Central Arizona Mountain Rescue Association (CAMRA) $12,000. This season during all the 150 games broadcast on… Read More →

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald Hosts Charity Dinner at Morton's

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July 16, 2013 by in Business News | Dining | Events | Sports

Morton’s The Steakhouse and Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald have teamed up to host the 5th Annual Charity Dinner, Fitz’s Supper Club, ‘Celebrities at YOUR Service,’ on Monday, August 26. Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinal teammates and celebrity friends take the stage in the ‘Speakeasy’ where they pass plates instead of a ball, donning aprons instead… Read More →

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald Hosts Charity Dinner at Morton’s

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July 16, 2013 by in Business News | Dining | Events | Sports

Morton’s The Steakhouse and Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald have teamed up to host the 5th Annual Charity Dinner, Fitz’s Supper Club, ‘Celebrities at YOUR Service,’ on Monday, August 26. Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinal teammates and celebrity friends take the stage in the ‘Speakeasy’ where they pass plates instead of a ball, donning aprons instead… Read More →

D-backs Raise More Than $700,000 For Yarnell

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The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have raised $705,395 in support of the families of the 19 firefighters who perished fighting the Yarnell fire as well as members of the community who have been affected by the fires. The money was raised in various fundraising efforts that began two days after the June 30 tragedy and throughout… Read More →

Coyotes move closer toward having an owner

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The prospective owners of the Phoenix Coyotes have signed their lease agreement for Jobing.com Arena. Daryl Jones, partner with Renaissance Sports & Entertainment, tweeted on Monday that the lease agreement with the City of Glendale has been executed. The Glendale City Council approved a 15-year, $225 million arena lease deal with RSE during a special… Read More →

Globetrotters draft Mercury's Griner

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June 25, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

The Harlem Globetrotters have drafted WNBA dunking star Brittney Griner and New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. The Globetrotters also picked Detroit Mercy’s Doug Anderson, Northwood University’s Tyrone Davis and High Point’s Corey Law. The 6-foot-8 Griner had a stellar career at Baylor and became the first WNBA player to dunk twice in a game… Read More →

Globetrotters draft Mercury’s Griner

Mercury welcome Brittney Griner
June 25, 2013 by in Business News | Sports

The Harlem Globetrotters have drafted WNBA dunking star Brittney Griner and New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. The Globetrotters also picked Detroit Mercy’s Doug Anderson, Northwood University’s Tyrone Davis and High Point’s Corey Law. The 6-foot-8 Griner had a stellar career at Baylor and became the first WNBA player to dunk twice in a game… Read More →