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With Apex memberships come great expectations

Posted by   /  December 12, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Raquel Hendrickson | InMaricopa (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Apex Motor Club.) As Apex Motor Club begins to rise out of 278 acres on the northwest corner of State Route 238 and Ralston Road, Club members have specific expectations for the private racetrack. Joe Rueda of Scottsdale drives a BMW M3 as a […]

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Scottsdale Stadium renovations proposed to address more than baseball

Posted by   /  December 12, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Melissa Rosequist | Scottsdale Independent Looking to expand its offerings to residents and visitors alike, Scottsdale Stadium is embarking upon improvements to its iconic landmark facility in Old Town. Scottsdale Stadium, which opened in 1956, is the only Cactus League venue apart a downtown setting, at 7408 E. Osborn Road. In 1992, it underwent […]

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Poll of likely voters shows most don’t want to pay to fix Phoenix Suns arena

Posted by   /  December 11, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

  KTAR A majority of Phoenix voters likely to cast a ballot in next year’s special election said they wouldn’t support a proposal in which taxpayers foot most of the bill to renovate the Phoenix Suns’ downtown arena. The Data Orbital poll showed nearly 66 percent of the respondents said they weren’t in favor of […]

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Don’t bet on Major League Baseball for Sin City

Posted by   /  December 8, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

  By Ray Brewer | Las Vegas Sun Don Logan, the Las Vegas 51s president and longtime face of professional baseball here, has been attending the Baseball Winter Meetings in early December for nearly four decades. From Nashville to Florida, he reunites with colleagues and promotes Las Vegas baseball. He’s seen setups made easy for […]

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Phoenix City Council to vote on $230 million Suns arena renovation

Posted by   /  December 6, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic The Phoenix City Council will vote Wednesday, Dec. 12, on a $230 million arena renovation deal that could keep the Phoenix Suns in downtown until 2042. The National Basketball Association team has been asking the city for a new or significantly updated arena for years, but has been unable get […]

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Goldy . . . Goldy . . . gone

Posted by   /  December 6, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Kent Somers |Arizona Republic The term “face of the franchise” gets tossed around a lot in professional sports these days, but it aptly described what first baseman Paul Goldschmidt meant to the Diamondbacks. If it didn’t, the team’s fans wouldn’t be so disappointed that sentences like the one above now are written in the […]

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How Jerry Colangelo steered a renaissance at Grand Canyon University

Posted by   /  December 3, 2018  /  Education, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Mike Sunnucks | Sports Business Journal Jerry Colangelo has always liked starting with a fresh canvas. He was general manager of the expansion Phoenix Suns in 1968. Twenty years later, he was owner of the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks. “I love blank slates because you kind of make your own portrait,” said Colangelo, who […]

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Teenage baseball player with autism serves as inspiration for others to follow their dreams

Posted by   /  November 29, 2018  /  Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

By Jennifer Auh | FOX 10 A Valley teen with autism is showing that nothing can keep you from living your dreams. He’s a pitcher in the Cal Ripken Jr. Scottsdale League, and his team will be heading to the championship game this weekend.

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You’d think with Cardinals, Diamondbacks and Coyotes, Glendale, Phoenix would rank high as sports cities. Nope, analysis finds

Posted by   /  November 28, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Adam McCann | WalletHub o say that Americans love sports is an understatement. It’s in our blood. We value sports as much for their personal and social benefits as for the thrill and drama of the game. In the U.S., nearly three quarters of all adults claim to be sports fans. In 2017, 86 […]

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Arizona, tribes could benefit from legalized sports betting, expert says

Posted by   /  November 21, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

State’s large gaming industry could grow with online and in-person betting By Brandon Brown | Phoenix Business Journal Arizona and its gambling-based businesses could see a big increase in revenue if the state Legislature would pass a law legalizing online and in-person sports betting, according to an online gaming expert. Jeff Ifrah, the founder of […]

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