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Valley’s best Kentucky Derby party at Turf Paradise coming fast 

Posted by   /  April 18, 2018  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

Get your hats ready and join us May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, at Arizona’s best Kentucky Derby party at Turf Paradise. Returning for its third year, it’s a convergence of on-site betting, DJs, and air-conditioned tents that make for a unique and upscale way to enjoy the “greatest two minutes in sports.” Not only will […]

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Judge reverses himself, dismisses restraining orders against sports journalist’s tweets

Posted by   /  April 14, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment, Sports  /  No Comments

By Emily Bregel | Arizona Daily Star Despite courtroom allegations of “fake news” and defamation, a judge has dismissed a restraining order against a sports journalist who was accused of harassment based on a series of tweets about the founder of a defunct Tucson athletic program. Justice of the Peace Keith Bee ruled Friday that […]

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N.F.L. says fraud plagues the concussion settlement

Posted by   /  April 14, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

By Ken Belson | The New York Times The estimated $1 billion concussion settlement that the N.F.L. reached with retired players is plagued by deception, causing delays in payments of potentially millions of dollars to hundreds of players, according to court papers the league filed Friday. To fix the problem, the league asked the federal […]

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Judge slaps Pinal sports journalist with injunctions over tweets

Posted by   /  April 13, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

By Emily Bregel | Arizona Daily Star The operators of the defunct Tucson Tech “prep school” have been granted two restraining orders against a Pinal County sports journalist who first reported on the couple’s questionable business practices targeting student athletes looking for a second chance. But the journalist, Ralph Amsden, is asking the court to […]

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Turf Paradise Kentucky Derby Party returns May 5th

Posted by   /  April 3, 2018  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

The Biggest and Best Kentucky Derby Party in Arizona. Watch & Wager on Derby Simulcast plus Live Local Horseracing There is only one Kentucky Derby Party in Arizona where you can watch, wager, and win on the Derby simulcast AND enjoy a full day of live and local horseracing. The biggest and best Kentucky Derby party […]

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Glendale prepared for joint bid with Phoenix to host 2023 Super Bowl

Posted by   /  March 29, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star Three years after hosting Super Bowl XLIX, both Phoenix and Glendale are prepared to co-host another one, as soon as 2023, if they are selected by the National Football League. Phoenix City Council unanimously adopted a resolution March 21 presented by Phoenix Assistant City Manager Milton Dohoney Jr. and […]

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Chase Field strikes out in ballpark rankings

Posted by   /  March 24, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Chase Field in downtown Phoenix ranks 27th out of 30 in a new ranking of the best and worst Major League Baseball ballparks. That is according to a ranking by veteran baseball writer Maury Brown published in Forbes. Chase Field is home to the Arizona Diamondbacks who are […]

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NFL players say concussion settlement program is ‘settlement in name only’

Posted by   /  March 21, 2018  /  Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

By Emma Baccellieri | Deadspin A group of former NFL players who have made medical claims through their class-action lawsuit on concussions say that the league has rigged the settlement program and is not paying up as promised, according to their latest court filing. The bulk of the ex-players’ claims—1,113 of 1,712—made in the first […]

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Football’s brain injury crisis lands in family court

Posted by   /  March 6, 2018  /  Family Law, Sports  /  No Comments

By Ken Belson | The New York Times PITTSBURGH — In this city with a deep and proud relationship with football, a custody dispute has pushed the debate about the sport’s safety into a new arena: family court. A father, John Orsini, has gone to court to prevent the youngest of his three sons from […]

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Surprise Stadium is ranked top spring training spot in Arizona

Posted by   /  March 5, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Marian Johns | Arizona Business Daily The Surprise Stadium has been ranked the No. 1 Spring Training Stadium in the state by USA Today and leads both Arizona and Florida’s 23 spring training facilities for facility and fan experience. As the 16th annual Surprise Spring Training season kicks off this week, athletes will be playing in the […]

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