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Phoenix Suns, city and state officials see great opportunity in Mexico City games

Phoenix Suns will try and make a playoff appearance, without Amare

When people think of sports in Mexico, they usually think about soccer, but the Phoenix Suns are hoping to grow the game of basketball with the Mexican people. On Wednesday, the team announced it will have two consecutive games in Mexico City in January 2017 and be the host team. The first game will be versus the… Read More →

Jersey ads lead to controversy in NBA, as WNBA profits

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The four major professional sports leagues have shied away from placing sponsored advertisers on players’ jerseys but the Women’s National Basketball Association has capitalized on the practice since 2011. And the NBA will soon follow the WNBA’s example. The revenue-generating move helps a league struggling to grow a fan base: game attendance is half that… Read More →

Stanton wants new arena for Suns and Coyotes

VCU, Butler, UConn and Kentucky will play in Houston this weekend for the NCAA basketball Final Four. Winners continue to the National Championship game

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced plans to pursue a path to find a new home for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and the Phoenix Coyotes while abstaining from raising taxes for a new sports arena at his State of the City address, Tuesday. The Suns ownership recently informed the Mayor that they will be searching… Read More →

IASIS Healthcare opens clinic in Downtown Phoenix

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The Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and IASIS Healthcare announced the grand opening of a state-of-the-art Multi Specialty Clinic that will provide downtown residents and employees with their first comprehensive healthcare option in the area. The 28,000 square-foot clinic is located inside what was formerly the Phoenix Suns Athletic Club, on the southeast corner of the… Read More →

See Suns great Eddie Johnson’s home for sale

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Do you have $2.4 million to spare? If so you can move into former Phoenix Suns small forward Eddie Johnson’s Paradise Valley home that rests on 1.9 acres of property. Johnson’s Tuscan Santa Barbara style home has six bedrooms, 8.5 baths and a great view of Camelback Mountain. It also includes a sports court, pool,… Read More →

BCBSAZ launches kids’ healthy cooking contest

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2016 kids cooking contest aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into their daily food choices. For the sixth year, the company is looking for original, great-tasting and kid-inspired side dish recipes for the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge. Children ages 9–12, living anywhere in the… Read More →

Meet Arizona artist Niki Woehler

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Artist Niki Woehler is rapidly becoming one of the most collectable artists in the West.  Her modern, abstract art is filled with lines, layers and textures that invade smooth facades, imbuing surface beauty with depth, character, strength and wisdom.  Her recent “Elemental” and “Tree” paintings are inspired by objects that have been ravaged by nature and the participating elements. To… Read More →

Valley Partnership Community Project attracts hundreds

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events | Featured

It was only fitting that the largest number of volunteers ever showed up for what turned out to be a record-breaking 28th annual Valley Partnership Community Project. The 2015 community project Saturday at the Florence Crittenton Girls Ranch in Scottsdale drew almost 300 volunteers on a sunny fall day.  A record 90 corporate sponsors contributed… Read More →

Talking Stick Resort hosts Suns trivia fan fest

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Basketball fans are invited to celebrate the hometown team while testing their knowledge of sports trivia at Talking Stick Resort’s Suns Trivia Fan Fest. The event takes place on Wednesday, November 11 inside the Showroom. This event is 21+. The night tips off at 6 p.m. with a chance to meet Phoenix Suns center Tyson… Read More →

Arizona Central CU teams up with Suns, Mercury

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Arizona Central Credit Union has announced the signing of a multi-year marketing partnership agreement with the Phoenix Suns and Mercury basketball teams.  The NBA and WNBA teams play home games at the US Airways Center in Phoenix.  Also headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona Central Credit Union serves more than 55,000 members across Arizona with locations in… Read More →

Fulton Homes gives $74,400 to Suns Charities

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Saturday night just before tip-off of the Phoenix Suns-Utah Jazz game, Fulton Homes Vice President Dennis Webb presented a $74,400 check to local Phoenix charities for the season-long “Proud to Own the 3-Point Zone” program. Throughout the season the Tempe-based homebuilder donated $100 each time a Suns player drained a three-point shot. During this NBA… Read More →

Things to do this week: Jan. 12 to 18

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Yoga in the Garden Stick to those New Year’s resolutions to stay fit and healthy by grabbing a friend and heading to the Japanese Friendship Garden for yoga in the garden. Relax while building strength, alignment, balance and flexibility in the garden. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel, water and yoga mat. This event… Read More →

Super Bowl’s impact on economy may last long after game

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee CEO Jay Parry. Photo by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media

Early in the planning process for the 2015 Super Bowl, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee CEO Jay Parry was giving a presentation to Greater Phoenix Leadership and she referred to some of national perceptions of Arizona as “misperceptions.” “An individual walked up to me after the presentation and said, ‘You did a great job, but… Read More →

Adlhoch elected to NATAS awards committee

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The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter (NATAS) announced Emmy-winning Phoenix Suns executive producer Bob Adlhoch, who is a long-time member of both NATAS’ local board of governors and executive committee as well as the chapter’s past-president and national past trustee, has been elected to a two-year term on the… Read More →