By one measure, Tempe and Scottsdale are among the top 100 places to live in the United States.According to Livability.com, Tempe is 43rd, and Scottsdale's 89th.
For Arizona State, it's a chance at redemption after a lost season with just ten wins (but one of those was last Sunday's stunner over Arizona). For the Wildcats, it's desperation time, as they have to win at least two games and probably three at the Pac-12 basketball tournament ... More >>
This whole Jeremy "Linsanity" Lin thing is out of control, and the NBA is far better for it, a one-off feel-good, out-of-the-box, unexpected story that transcends the game itself. If Lin had arisen from nowhere in, say, Sacramento, Salt Lake City or right down the street ... More >>
The Arizona Wildcats' triple-overtime road win last year over California-Berkeley was one of the best college games we've seen in awhile, and not just because our alma mater came out on top by a score of 107-105 We were looking forward to last night's rematch (the only time the two teams wil ... More >>
Friends, creatives, crafty types, and internet obsessed -- meet Pinterest, the prettiest time suck you'll ever see. No need to worry about small talk, Pinterest will cut to the chase. It already knows all your friends from all your networks and is wide open to anything you'd like to pin on i ... More >>
A bit of bad news popped up on our Facebook feed this past weekend. It was a post from Saffron Kitchen (who brought their savoy pies to Valley farmer's markets each week) which read... "Here's the news we have been holding off on sharing for as long as possible. We are relocating to the Bay ... More >>
Momentous happenings in men's Pac-10 basketball as the conference's second half got underway last night with the Arizona teams on the road in the Bay Area.Arizona's Derrick WilliamsFor starters, the Arizona Wildcats took over sole possession of first place by virtue of a tough win over the Stanfo ... More >>
The less said about the ASU men's basketball team's effort against an average Stanford team in last night's loss at Wells Fargo Arena, the better. Hard to believe it's been just a month since the Sun Devils humilated the Cardinal by 30 points up in Palo Alto, California. This tim ... More >>
Misery loves company -- and free Texas Hold'em
The feds have busted a gut trying to deport Emmanuel Agyeman. Even seven tumultuous years in an Arizona prison couldn't budge him
Off-the-wall rapper Z-Man busts out with another persona and a whole new vocabulary
You've seen Legally Blonde, but did you know Elle Woods really grew up in Paradise Valley?
The death of tiny Autumn White should make lawmakers think more carefully about state budget cuts
The Donnas put a new spin on the old sex-and-excess glam formula and out-Crüe the Crüe in the process
Local distributor of "party drug" ingredient held on $5 million bail in biggest GHB bust in U.S. history
Shaping themselves after rock 'n' roll's bad girls (and boys), the Donnas get punk bitchy
Los Guys turn loose-knit side project into something meaningful
In the middle of nowhere, Godfrey Daniels gets calls from everywhere
ASU'S BASEBALL WIZARD LOVES TO PLAY HARDBALL. THIS YEAR, HE'S HAD TO.