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What do Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, have in common? Besides the fact that they are both splendid, waterfront communities, probably not much. Except this: Seventy-five years ago this week, these towns were the first public release points for one of the greatest films ever. “The Wizard of Oz.”
Football practices have officially started and season openers will be creeping up in a matter of weeks.
Tiger Woods' career is far from over, but when the time comes will he get a similar treatment as Jack Nicklaus did at St. Andrews in 2005?
The greats have always grabbed my attention.
Everything’s email these days.
I have covered golf from inside the ropes.
Recently, I came across the quote from the Chinese philosopher Lao-Tze: “Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become your character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”
The Mountain Pointe Pride baseball team, which started the season ranked 20th in the nation, lost 4-3 and was eliminated from the state playoffs by the 22nd seeded Gilbert Tigers at home on Tuesday in the second round of the Division I state tournament.
Desert Vista’s run in the state tournament came to an end Tuesday night as the Thunder fell 8-6 to top-seeded Gilbert.
A tour of Michael Pollack’s three museums show a man who revels in a past that started well before his entry into the world. One is loaded with memorabilia from bygone days, things that used to linger behind the glass panes on department storefronts to convert window shoppers into spenders. A couple other pieces have a “one of these things is not like the others” ring to it given their relative modernity, like the mini statue of Sonic the Hedgehog.
Chandler: After a 19-20 season last year, the Wolves are already halfway toward that win total this season with 9 seniors on the team and a taste of the postseason in 2012-2013. In addition to Casey at the net, the Wolves have three others at least 6-foot-3 led by Andrew McCall, Jonah Orndorff, Cory Simon and Jon Minetto.
It was tough to move on from the end of the 2013 boys volleyball season for area teams for different reasons.
Becca Huffer, wins the Cinderella-story award at the Visit Mesa Gateway Classic contested at Longbow Golf Club, Feb. 21-23.
"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” We’re hearing this wonderful admonition a lot these days. Apparently, the original source is an old Chinese proverb, one more importation from America’s trading partners and it’s a good one.
Arizona Diamondbacks legend Luis Gonzalez was inducted into the Latin American Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday in Laredo, Texas. Gonzalez was the 16th Major League Baseball player to be inducted into the Latin American Sports Hall of Fame that will also honor Tino Martinez as well as seven additional athletes and professionals this Saturday.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Adele Verkamp may not look serious and calculating from the outside, but her years of experience playing bridge may say otherwise.
Coming from Ohio there were two rivalries that ruled the sports world.
Kevin Cron learned how to hit again. By failing at it.
The Major League Baseball All-Star Game has been a special summer night ever since the 1981 exhibition was a game that never came.
Supporters of Medicaid expansion have already spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum to give voters the last word.
As a minor league manager there is nothing more satisfying than telling a ballplayer he is on his way to the big leagues for the first time.
C.J. Cron did his part to keep his hot prospect label going on Tuesday.
The remark came with the adrenaline still pumping through his veins so when Paul Lucas proclaimed he was going to approach the 10 second 100-meter dash before his career at Mountain Pointe was done it could be brushed off as competitive bravado.
Volleyball was Kyle Pitman’s secondary sport, but it was hard to tell with his effort and influence on the court.
All though Ian Kennedy took a very dangerous route to get it accomplished, it was pretty cool seeing some of baseball tough guys square off on Tuesday night.