Local law-enforcement agencies have had plenty of run-ins with Phoenix's professional athletes over the years. Below, check out our picks for the 20 most memorable arrests of Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Coyotes, and Phoenix Suns athletes:
If there's one thing that Metro Phoenix has no shortage of, it's vacant buildings. Thanks to the Great Recession and the ever-fickle whims of consumers, and the normal failure rate of any business, our area is littered with scores of available spaces or shuttered enterprises. Some will eventually ... More >>
It's just now surfacing that former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was arrested for DUI in December.McNabb's arrest near the Loop 101 by the Salt River police was kept quiet until today, when his mugshot surfaced, as McNabb had to serve his sentence of one day in jail.
Anyone who has ever been to a live game has probably seen some sort of marriage proposal.Love 'em or hate 'em, game proposals can actually cost quite a bit of money depending on the stadium. So in case you're thinking of popping the question at your favorite team's home turf, here are the cost and b ... More >>
A funny thing happened in 2013. Both of us -- two curmudgeonly writers who between us have lived in Arizona way closer to 100 years than either would like to admit -- came to a shared conclusion. We like Phoenix. That's funny because for years we've loved to hate this place -- even as we wrote doz ... More >>
Welcome to the Phoenix Bucket List. Robrt Pela and Amy Silverman -- two New Times contributors and longtime Phoenicians -- have put together a list of 100 things to do in this city before you die. Each week we're presenting another 10; in March we'll wrap it all up in a cover story in New Times. For ... More >>
No matter how many police reports we read through on a monthly basis, the criminal creativity, stupidity, and craziness never ceases to amaze us.Just when you think you've seen it all, there's always something worse. From a pair of seriously disturbing murders, to a cop gone wild, to a lonely guy sn ... More >>
In case it wasn't abundantly clear that the Phoenix Suns would be horrible this season, it's even clearer now.The Suns traded center Marcin Gortat and guards Shannon Brown, Malcolm Lee, and Kendall Marshall to the Washington Wizards for center Emeka Okafor (who's injured) and a 2014 protected first ... More >>
If you planned on watching the Phoenix Suns this season, it might be time to make new plans.According to USA Today, the Suns will be the most unwatchable team in the NBA.
This feels a little like Barnes and Noble offering combined subscriptions to Teen People and Adbusters because they're both in the magazine section, but I guess I can't fault the Phoenix Suns and US Airways Center for trying something new: The team is now offering a season ticket package that combin ... More >>
Try not to over-analyze the first-round pick of the Phoenix Suns last night, Maryland 7-footer Alex Len -- he's an upgrade to the team.The Suns picked Len fifth overall, in a draft where there was no certainty in who was being drafted in the early spots.
After finishing this season with the crappiest record in the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns are proud to announce that there are new logos for the team.If the starting lineup of Goran Dragic, Luis Scola, Jared Dudley, Michael Beasley, and Marcin Gortat just isn't good enough for you, these new ... More >>
Haven't been paying attention to the Phoenix Suns this year? Don't worry, one play from Tuesday night's game against the Houston Rockets is all you need to know about to have a clear picture of how this season is going.That play involved Suns center Jermaine O'Neal getting called for goaltending on ... More >>
It's become a tradition around here. Every week, on Monday -- the worst of all days -- we bring you our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix this week. You know, to help make it all bearable. Dig in, kiddos.
Tired of "Gangnam Style" yet? Don't worry -- current meme "Harlem Shake," featuring students, office workers, and your mom getting down to Baauer's song of the same name -- is currently all anyone can talk about. The viral phenomenon has caught on like, uh, a virus, partly because it's really ea ... More >>
See also: The Pulse on Power 98.3: Broadcasting Underground Hip-Hop to The Valley (Video) See also: Dave Pratt's Out, MasterChef Contestant Monti Carlo Is In at 103.9, Plus More Radio News They say bad things come in threes. First Steve Nash decides to bolt from the Phoenix Suns (although, it's n ... More >>
James Harden, who was one of the best things to happen to the ASU men's basketball program in, say, a generation, is an NBA All-Star in the making.He would be a star, or the star, on many teams in the league. But on the Oklahoma City Thunder--a small-city franchise that has a bona fide chance to win ... More >>
If the season had ended last night, the Phoenix Suns would be headed to the playoffs as the eighth seed in the West after an easy 125-107 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.The performance from the Suns starters made the victory very unsurprising: 20 points and 10 rebounds from center Marcin Gortat ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns won one and lost one this weekend, with a six-point loss to the Denver Nuggets in Colorado on Friday, and a 20-point whooping of the Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers in the desert Saturday night.Friday's game was a gradual loss for the Suns after finishing the first quarter with ... More >>
Don't want to jinx it, but the Phoenix Suns have turned themselves into a pretty good little team. Last night's thrilling 107-105 win over the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City proved that this squad is hellbent on making the NBA playoffs, a thought seemingly absurd not so long ago.Steve Nash reached back ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns kept their slim playoff hopes alive by outlasting the Sacramento Kings 109-100 on Tuesday night in California. As they have for weeks now, the Suns still hold 10th place in the NBA's Western Conference race. At 27-26 and 13 games left to play, the Suns are a half-game between ninth- ... More >>
Two Phoenix Suns players made ESPN's highlight reel of the "Top 10" plays after last night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers.Unfortunately, they were on the receiving end of Blake Griffin flying through the air.The Suns lost 103-86 last night at the Staples Center, in what appeared to by a ... More >>
Good ballgame to watch last night down at the US Airways Center, but San Antonio's veteran stars proved too much in the end, as the Spurs pulled away late from the Phoenix Suns to win 107-100. The Suns dropped to 25-25 with the loss, which came after they were leading (shades of the re ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns stayed alive in the hunt for a Western Conference playoff bid after two big weekend wins. On Friday night, the Suns edged out a good Indiana Pacers team 113-111, and on Sunday afternoon in Cleveland, they demolished the Cavaliers 108-83. The two wins give the Suns a 25-24 record on ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns, looking for their fifth-straight win, had a 10-point fourth-quarter lead on one of the NBA's best teams but lost 99-95 to the Miami Heat in Florida on Tuesday night. Over the last 7:28 of the game, the Suns missed 15 of 17 shots, allowing the Heat to go on a 17-0 run and eventuall ... More >>
By turning a two-game win streak into a four-game win streak with a pair of wins over the weekend, the Phoenix Suns are currently half a game back of the last playoff spot in the Western Conference, and one game over .500.The Suns' win on Friday night wasn't too unexpected -- Jared Dudley brought ... More >>
Suddenly, the Suns are surging. But even with their fifth straight home win -- a 98-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies -- the Suns are still two games under .500 and several games back from 2.5 games out of the eighth seed in the NBA's Western Conference playoff picture.
When Grant Hill stepped to the foul line with seconds left in the game and the Phoenix Suns up by two points, we thought he'd be money.Hill shoots about 80 percent from the stripe, and the game on the line, and has been clutch forever, so.... Clunk and clunk.The usually reliable Duke grad ... More >>