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Only good Steve Nash memories remain in Phoenix

azcentral.com — USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick reflects on Steve Nash's career and what his season-ending back injury means going forward. There only have been glimpses of Steve Nash inside US Airways Center since the Suns chapter of his career closed in 2012. Nineteen months have passed since the awkward appearance there of Nash playing in a different purple.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @paulcoro: Steve Nash's three years as a Laker will leave memories of his play justly in Phoenix. bit.ly/1wnPQZy

Oct 24, 2014

RT @azcsports: There was trepidation when Steve Nash was traded. Now, #Suns fans have only good memories to cherish, @paulcoro says. ow.ly/Dg2vV

Oct 24, 2014

RT @azcsports: There was trepidation when Steve Nash was traded. Now, #Suns fans have only good memories to cherish, @paulcoro says. ow.ly/Dg2vV

Oct 23, 2014

RT @paulcoro: Steve Nash's three years as a Laker will leave memories of his play justly in Phoenix. bit.ly/1wnPQZy

Oct 23, 2014

Steve Nash's three years as a Laker will leave memories of his play justly in Phoenix. bit.ly/1wnPQZy

Mitt Romney rallies in Mesa for Doug Ducey

azcentral.com — Republican Mitt Romney rallied conservative voters in Mesa on Thursday to turn out for gubernatorial hopeful Doug Ducey and other GOP candidates. The former presidential candidate made the stop in Arizona as he crisscrosses the country to stump in tough races ahead of the Nov.

Arizona Cardinals shocker: Defensive line a unified force

azcentral.com — Do you want to know the exact moment when the Cardinals' defense, especially its front seven, really turned the corner and emerged as one of the more resilient and respected groups in the NFL? It came about two seconds after Darnell Dockett crumpled to the ground in agony, suffering a torn ACL in his right knee during the final week of training camp.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @kentsomers: How in the world is #AZCardinals D-Line playing so well after all the injuries? @azbobbymac has the story azc.cc/1wnSWN7

Oct 24, 2014

How in the world is #AZCardinals D-Line playing so well after all the injuries? @azbobbymac has the story azc.cc/1wnSWN7

Oct 24, 2014

Arizona Cardinals shocker: Defensive line a unified force azc.cc/1wnSWN7

Matt Leinart calls for Ken Whisenhunt to be fired

azcentral.com — Ken Whisenhunt is ready to move on from a quarterback drafted in the top 10 after just a few seasons. Sound familiar? It did for former Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart. News started circulating out of Nashville that Whisenhunt plans to start rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger on Sunday, pointing to the end of the Jake Locker era with the Titans.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @PaolaBoivin: Interesting. Matt Leinart calls out Ken Whisenhunt on QB use, says Titans need "new coach" @AndyJ0seph of Heat Index: azcentral.com/story/sports/h…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @PaolaBoivin: Interesting. Matt Leinart calls out Ken Whisenhunt on QB use, says Titans need "new coach" @AndyJ0seph of Heat Index: azcentral.com/story/sports/h…

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Arizona Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles scouting report

azcentral.com — Kent Somers previews and predicts Sunday's NFC showdown between the 5-1 Arizona Cardinals and 5-1 Philadelphia Eagles at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. NFL power rankings: Cardinals first and foremost Where do the Eagles and Cardinals stand? Cardinals key stat Make the Eagles work for points, don't allow them to score via returns.

Sprouts Farmers Market to hire 100 for new Scottsdale store

azcentral.com — Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market, an organic, natural grocer, is opening another Scottsdale store at 23269 North Scottsdale Road. The 25,200-square-foot store, which is near completion, is expected to open on January 21. Sprouts is hiring 100 full and part-time team members for the store, which will be its third in Scottsdale.

Bordow: AIA taking positive steps on realignment

azcentral.com — The AIA is weighing a model with participation numbers defining division alignment. Sometime during a 10-hour meeting that felt like it lasted 10 days, Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Director Harold Slemmer said the following words regarding football classification: "We're trying to figure out how to get the right teams together."

ASU freshman PG Tra Holder may start season opener

azcentral.com — SAN FRANCISCO - With Arizona State's four junior-college transfers dominating preseason discussion, it figures that perhaps the Sun Devils' most impressive newcomer through the first two weeks of practice has been a freshman. At Thursday's Pac-12 media day, coach Herb Sendek said freshman Tra Holder has played so well that he could start at point guard when the Sun Devils open the season Nov.14 against Chicago State.
Oct 23, 2014

ASU notebook from Pac-12 Media Day: Freshman Tra Holder impressing, McKissic's improvement, defensive concerns, more. azcentral.com/story/sports/c…

Metro Phoenix's median home-sales price rises

azcentral.com — SPECIAL FEATURE: Each weekday afternoon, look for "Reagor on Real Estate" - the one bit of Arizona real-estate news you need to know for the day. Metro Phoenix's median home price climbed in August, but homeowners likely won't see a similar rise in their values.

Is a return to SB 1062 inevitable in Arizona?

azcentral.com — Marriage between same-sex couples has been allowed for what, six days? For six days, crazed gangs of same-sex couples have stormed the streets of Arizona, terrorizing bakers, florists and photographers. Insisting that said businesses accept their American Express Gold cards. Demanding that they get to baking, to flower arranging, to photographing.

Brian McNeil subject of 'racial and sexual discrimination' complaint

azcentral.com — Brian McNeil, Gov. Jan Brewer's longtime adviser and Department of Administration director who was fired last week, was the subject of a "racial and sexual discrimination" complaint filed by a state employee, records obtained by The Arizona Republic show. An Oct.
Oct 23, 2014

Fired agency head subject of 'racial and sexual discrimination' complaint azc.cc/1tPdujV via @azcentral

Oct 23, 2014

Fired agency head subject of 'racial and sexual discrimination' complaint azc.cc/1tPdujV via @azcentral

Oct 23, 2014

Brian McNeil, @GovBrewer's former DOA director was the subject of 'racial and sexual discrimination' complaint azcentral.com/story/news/ari…

Call 12: When to shred medical documents

azcentral.com — To avoid identity theft, there have been warnings to shred your old documents and financial statements. But there's another kind of document you'll want to grab as well To help protect your identity, you're advised to shred papers related to your medical history. Medical identity theft is a very real danger and could happen to anyone.
Oct 23, 2014

To avoid identity theft, shred your old documents & statements.There's one other document you want to shred as well. azcentral.com/story/money/bu…

Black ASU leaders seek compromise on face-paint ban

azcentral.com — African-American leaders said there is a pattern of racial insensitivity at ASU and are heightening calls for creating a mandatory ASU course in cultural competency. The African-American student coalition at Arizona State University that called for a ban on students painting their faces black for Sun Devils' sporting events has told ASU officials that it is not asking for a ban on all face paint.

Humidity a factor in air-bag glitch

azcentral.com — But Thursday, two Democratic senators said the recalls should include every state in the nation Amid the urgency over the recall of 7.8 million automobiles, there's a comforting twist for Arizonans: The air bag malfunctions are believed to be the result of high humidity.
Oct 23, 2014

#Arizona catches a break on this recall: Humidity apparently a big factor in air-bag glitch azc.cc/1tP48V7 via @lmerrillaz

Photos: Partial solar eclipse - Oct. 23, 2014

azcentral.com — Marc Neveu and Luke Probst view the solar eclipse from Tempe's Moeur Park. #

Here is an early look at the Steve Nash movie

azcentral.com — In Steve Nash's 10 seasons with the Suns, he made an impact beyond the court as well as on it. Filmmaker Michael Hamilton is set to show Nash's life on and off the court in the documentary film "NASH" releasing on Dec. 4.