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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category

Phoenix Mercury’s globe-trotting coach is mom first

Juggling kids and career is always tough. Add international travel and pro sports into the mix, and you know a little more about Sandy Brondello. Brondello is head coach of the Phoenix Mercury, one of the original WNBA teams celebrating its 20th season this year. In the off-season, Brondello and her husband, Olaf Lange, coach […]

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Phoenix Mercury kicks off 20th season, works to draw young fans

If you need an “assist” keeping the kids busy this summer, the Phoenix Mercury is ready to help. The WNBA team’s lineup, with a home opener on Friday, May 20, will include lots of things for the youngest fans to do both on and off the court. Vince Kozar, the team’s vice president of business […]

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Wheelchair basketball keeps Arizona kids in the game

wheelchair basketball

Monday nights are a magical time in downtown Mesa. That’s when kids from across the Valley—and around Arizona—meet at the Broadway Recreation Center to participate in their favorite sport: basketball. What makes this event so remarkable is that the team is made up of players who wouldn’t normally get a chance to compete in a game that requires running and jumping. These […]

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See “Legends of the NBA” today at Metrocenter Mall

Phoenix Suns Charities and Metrocenter Mall are hosting a fun-filled “Legends of the NBA” event from 3 to 5pm today in the Dillard’s Court (first floor) at Metrocenter Mall, 9617 N. Metro Parkway in Phoenix. Suns’ DJ Dizzie will provide family-friendly music while the Suns Dancers and Phoenix Mercury Hip Hop Squad mingle with the […]

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