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Brittney Griner plays in 1st WNBA pre-season game since detainment in Russia

Brittney Griner returned to game action for the first time since a nearly 10-month detainment in Russia on drug-related charges ended with a prisoner swap in December. The seven-time all-star missed the entire 2022 season because of the detainment.

Nuggets' Jokic fined $25K US by NBA for making contact with Suns owner

Denver Nuggets centre Nikola Jokic was fined $25,000 US by the league Monday for making improper contact in the stands with Phoenix Suns owner Mat Ishbia.

Durant, Booker each record 36 points to help Suns even series with Nuggets

Devin Booker had 36 points and 12 assists, Kevin Durant also scored 36 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the visiting Denver Nuggets 129-124 on Sunday to even their Western Conference semifinal playoff series at two games apiece.

Bigger bases, pitch clock, shift limits: Spring training a test run for MLB's new rules

The Grapefruit and Cactus League games in Florida and Arizona over the next month will be used as a petri dish for the sport's rule changes, including a pitch clock, bigger bases and limits to infield shifts. The idea is that the worst kinks will be worked out before opening day on March 30.

Bills' Damar Hamlin makes appearance at Super Bowl LVII

Damar Hamlin has made it to the Super Bowl. The Buffalo Bills safety made his third appearance in Phoenix, Ariz., during Super Bowl week, this time on the field prior to Sunday's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles.

Mahomes, Hurts aware of significance of this Super Bowl duel

There are many storylines for this Super Bowl, but the historic duel between Philadelphia's Jalen Hurts and Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes is right at the top of the list.

NBA approves sale of Phoenix Suns, WNBA's Phoenix Mercury to Mat Ishbia

Mortgage executive and former Michigan State guard Mat Ishbia is the new majority owner of the Phoenix Suns and WNBA's Phoenix Mercury, after the NBA's board of governors approved his plan to purchase the controlling stake of those franchises from Robert Sarver.

Kansas City, Philadelphia arrive in Arizona ahead of Super Bowl LVII

The Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City both landed at Goldwater Air National Guard Base in Phoenix, Ariz., on Sunday to prepare for Super Bowl LVII, which takes place Feb. 12 in Glendale.

Raptors suffer defeat to Suns despite 2nd-half rally led by VanVleet

Mikal Bridges scored 29 points, Deandre Ayton added 22 points and 13 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns pulled away late to beat the Toronto Raptors 114-106 on Monday night.

Star NFLer J.J. Watt indicates he'll retire at end of season

Even though he's still playing great football, it looks as if defensive lineman J.J. Watt is ready to call it a career. The three-time AP Defensive Player of the Year indicated Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the season, posting pictures of his wife and family on social media.