NBC broadcaster Al Michaels, right, had an accomplished broadcasting career that began in the state of Arizona. Here he talks to Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill, left. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) PHOENIX — News that Sunday’s Super Bowl could be Al Michaels’ last with NBC has sparked some thought aboutRead More →

Arizona State softball may look like a different team after losing 11 players last season, including fifth-year stalwarts Maddi and Kindra Hackbarth, but the young team isn’t considered a weakness by coach- sixth grade chef Trisha Ford. The team will return nine starters to its roster of 19 and willRead More →

Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly was already facing a tough re-election in November, and Chuck Schumer’s decision to turn Arizona Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema into a villain may have made things worse. little more difficult for Kelly: When Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer held a doomed vote last month toRead More →

PHOENIX — A bipartisan group of Arizona lawmakers, including the Republican House Speaker, announced Monday that they are introducing legislation that, for the first time in state history, would protect gay and transgender people discrimination against companies, owners and employers. The proposal is backed by many business and religious leaders,Read More →

New campaign finance filings for Arizona state legislative races show Republicans leading Democrats in fundraising. Between July 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021, Republican candidates outpaced Democratic candidates by 193%. As the primary elections approached, five Republican candidates raised $2.00 million compared to $37,686 for three Democrats. Within the DemocraticRead More →

Senator Wendy Rogers (R-AZ) said people should have the freedom to buy other cryptocurrencies such as Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) and shiba inus (CRYPTO: SHIB), although some of the digital coins are not “as good as” apex cryptocurrency Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC). What happened: Rogers took to Twitter to say that whileRead More →

Offensive coordinator Zak Hill during spring training, Feb. 24, 2020, at the Kajikawa Practice Facility, 511 S. Rural Road, Tempe. The dominoes begin to fall as the investigation into alleged recruiting violations by Arizona State’s football program continues. Offensive coordinator Zak Hill has resigned after serving in the role forRead More →

A spokesperson for Sen. Mark Kelly’s campaign reportedly said he “does not support” the Arizona Democratic Party’s censure of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Kelly is pictured during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in Washington, DC on September 28, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Arizona) has announced that he doesRead More →

Commentator Nick Fuentes is a Holocaust denier who opposes interracial marriages, supports racial segregation and has encouraged violence against his perceived political opponents. One of Fuentes’ biggest fans is Republican Arizona State Senator Wendy Rogers, who said she loved him, compared receiving a compliment from him to receiving the “chivalry”Read More →

Late-game heroism wasn’t enough for Arizona State’s women’s basketball team to overcome their massive first-half deficit. Outscored 21-4 after the first quarter against Utah, the beleaguered defense that was the driving force behind ASU’s upset victory over No. 22 Colorado on Friday seemed to loosen up against Utah’s shooters, givingRead More →

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) hasn’t ruled out running against Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) in the 2024 Democratic Senate primary election. Gallego is pictured wearing a mask with the word ‘vote’ printed above during a press conference in Washington, DC on June 30, 2020. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) refusedRead More →

The text of the bill states that school districts would be prohibited from allowing a student to participate in “any school student group or club involving sexuality, sex, or gender identity” without the student’s parent provides “written permission” for the student’s participation. The legislation also requires the school to explicitlyRead More →

For more than a year, Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly, who is up for re-election in 2022, has avoided taking a position on abolishing the Senate’s 60-vote threshold for legislation. just yesterday, Kelly dodged when asked about the filibuster. Supporting the nuclear option — effectively scrapping the 60-vote rule withRead More →

Wendy Rogers, Republican Senator from Arizona, is getting a lot of backlash for retweeting a call to “celebrate” Confederate generals. Critics are particularly appalled that the senator retweeted the call for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, celebrated on January 17 each year. The tweet was originally posted by Scott Greer,Read More →

Arizona State linebacker Eric Gentry was named freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, which recognized 27 athletes nationally. Gentry, a Philadelphia native, becomes a consensus Freshman All-American, after receiving the honor from a majority of national publications. ESPN, Pro Football Focus, 247 Sports and Pro Football NetworkRead More →

PHOENIX (KPNX) – An Arizona state senator known for pushing false claims about the COVID-19 vaccine and the 2020 election announced she filed paperwork to run for Congress early Monday morning . State Senator Kelly Townsend made the announcement on Twitter, saying she would keep her current state seat whileRead More →

Senator Kyrsten Sinema faces growing pressure on opposition to weaken Senate filibuster Senator Sinema said she would not vote to weaken the Senate’s 60-vote filibuster threshold, drawing criticism from other Democrats, as well as some suffrage advocates. Some have also raised the possibility of a main challenger for Sinema. ReportingRead More →

Donald John Casey, DVM Paradise Valley – Donald John Casey, DVM of Paradise Valley and Scottsdale, AZ, died on January 12, 2022, at the age of 97, while a resident of the retirement community, Vi @ Silverstone in Scottsdale. Thank you to the whole team for making his days soRead More →

Arizona Republic Journalist Richard Ruelas had a simple question for Arizona State Rep. Jake Hoffman, who signed his name as an official voter on a fraudulent document that claims Trump won Arizona in 2020. Ruelas asked: “Under what authority did you find yourself an elector?” Hoffman responded with the kindRead More →

Republican Senator Wendy Rogers is proposing to cost taxpayers more and potentially suppress voter turnout by banning cities, towns and school boards from holding all elections by mail-in ballot. Local government entities have decided to hold many of their low-turnout, off-cycle elections this way because it is cheaper to sendRead More →

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Republican Senator Wendy Rogers proposes costing taxpayers more and potentially suppressing voter turnout by banning cities, towns and school boards from holding all elections by mail-in ballot. Local government entities have decided to hold many of their low-turnout, off-cycle elections this way because it is cheaperRead More →

January 7, 2022; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Brophy Prep’s Braeden Speed ​​(4) dribbles downfield against Basha during a game at Brophy Prep. A look at the Republic’s top 10 Arizona Interscholastic Association high school basketball rankings combining all conferences. Great 10 Until January 9, 2022 1. Gilbert Perry Pumas, 14-3 BigRead More →

University President Robert Morris is leaving the Moon Township-based school next month to become one of the main official universities in the state of Arizona, which is trying to establish a national university, officials said on Tuesday. responsible for Robert Morris. Chris Howard, RMU president since February 2016, will joinRead More →

In 2021, 33 states introduced more than 100 anti-trans bills to further marginalize the community, especially when it comes to transgender people in sports. Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, Montana and West Virginia are seven states that have enacted a total of twelve anti-transgender laws this session. Many organizations likeRead More →

Messinger Indian School Mortuary Reverend Jack H. Zoellner Scottsdale – Reverend Jack H. Zoellner died on December 23, 2021 in Scottsdale, AZ. He was born in Saginaw, MI, the son of loving parents Walther J. and Elsa I. (Frisch) Zoellner. Jack enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during WorldRead More →

Want to welcome the new year outdoors? You have come to the right place to do so. Arizona State Parks and Trails joins a nationwide collaboration of 50 states to host First Day Hikes on January 1, 2022. Park rangers, naturalists and volunteers will lead hikes and activities in ArizonaRead More →

This holiday season, we are combining our Thursday, Friday, and Saturday print editions of The Arizona Republic into one newspaper. A Christmas weekend edition will be delivered on Thursday, December 23. A New Year’s weekend edition will be delivered on Thursday, December 30. No separate editions of The Republic willRead More →

Arizona Republican Senator Wendy Rogers called Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern a “crazy job.” Photo/Getty Images Kiwis on Twitter have come together to respond to a Republican senator from Arizona, US, who says she has received “a lot of emails” from New Zealanders complaining about Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and theRead More →