It seems like one has closed every month, lately--Hollywood Alley, Martini Ranch, Rocky Point Cantina--but the Valley is still blessed with enough music venues to make selecting some for each year's Best of Phoenix a little nerve-wracking. In any case, we did it. Here are the music venues that pic ... More >>
Stop us if you've heard this one before -- there's a rumor involving a quarterback and the Arizona Cardinals.The last 48 hours were devoted to a rumor about the Cardinals being interested in drafting USC quarterback Matt Barkley, but the Arizona Republic's Kent Somers has a new rumor -- a trade for ... More >>
Speaking with comedian Gregg Turkington about Phoenix's storied 80's punk scene, yielded plenty of yarns about seeing legendary bands in their prime. However, he also painted a vividly grotesque portrait of Arizona during the Reagan '80s and his own teenage experience in trying to navigate reactiona ... More >>
When it comes to hip-hop, cadence is everything. Well, maybe not everything, but a rapper's flow is a damn big deal. Whether you're making a club banger or flexing your lyrical chops, delivery makes or breaks a jam. Phoenix emcee Sar KAZum knows this, so he looked to hip-hop heavyweights like KRS-O ... More >>
Todd WalshTodd Walsh Walsh is FOX Sports Arizona's host for Phoenix Coyotes hockey and Arizona Diamondbacks baseball. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Depends. Sirius '80s on 8, or Pearl Jam radio on Sirius. What's the first album ... More >>
Last night, Vince McMahon and his World Wrestling Entertainment crew took their one-ring circus and blew out of the Valley after almost a weeklong stay. WrestleMania 26 is over with and done, just like the carnivals and circuses from which professional wrestling sprang, the "sports entertainmen ... More >>
For someone like me, who is an Arizona Cardinals season ticket holder, this season has far exceeding any expectations I had for the team heading into September. Not to toot my horn or anything, but after watching the Cardinals dismantle the playoff-caliber Miami Dolphins in the home opener, I said t ... More >>
Valley Metro pulled out all the stops for yesterday's debut of the 20-mile light rail system we've been writing about all month. They had parties scheduled at pretty much every stop on the line -- though, honestly, I'm not sure there was anything beyond an unmanned purple tent full of fliers at the ... More >>
Dennis Erickson's a frightening choice to lead a college football program plagued by murder and NCAA violations
Powerful developers must be stopped from sullying scenic Papago Park with another Valley resort
Cards' new coach debuts at home
The Arizona Legislature may prove to be too much for ASU's unsinkable Michael Crow
While the public sleeps, the fix is in to turn our state into a power farm for Mexico
Teendom's toothiest icon sinks his choppers into a collection of show tunes on his new album and tour
September 17 - 23, 1998
Creepy parallel lives
U2 still hasn't found what it's looking for--but has it given up trying?
Activists claim ruling makes Arizona safefor marijuana; authorities disagree
. . . DEADHEADS, MARIJUANA SMOKE AND LAWMEN TRAIL IN THE WAKE. BUT THIS TIME MIGHT BE DIFFERENT.
THE MEN'S GYMNASTS WERE TRUE SCHOLAR-ATHLETES. THEY WON CHANPIONSHIPS, EARNED DEGREES AND STAYED OUT OF JAIL. NO WONDER ASU KILLED THE PROGRAM.
WHY SETTLE FOR A WEENIE FOOTBALL TEAM WHEN YOU CAN HAVE A BRATWURST FOOTBALL TEAM? HERE'S WHY MIKE DITKA MUST BE THE NEW COACH OF THE PHOENIX CARDINALS.