Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese electrify sold-out Footprint Center in WNBA All-Star debuts
Phoenix Business Journal
by Aya Abdeen
15h ago
In a star-studded matchup between Team WNBA and Team USA, a pair of rookies consistently got the loudest cheers from a sellout crowd of 16,407 fans at Footprint Center. Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark and Chicago Sky forward Angel Reese were prepared for their big moment Saturday night in the All-Star spotlight. After facing off against each other for the past few years at the college level, the rookies teamed up in a 117-109 win. Clark scored four points on 2-for-9 shooting and went 0-for-7 ..read more
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Cullum Homes closes on record-breaking lot sale at Seven Desert Mountain
Phoenix Business Journal
by Angela Gonzales
20h ago
Closing on a record sale, this homebuilder is now embarking on construction of a few completely turnkey homes, furnished down to the bedsheets. Just bring your toothbrush ..read more
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WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Jonquel Jones showcase evolving centers in All-Star Skills Challenge
Phoenix Business Journal
by Joshua Heron
2d ago
When a 14-year-old Jonquel Jones immigrated from the Bahamas in 2008 and arrived at Riverside Baptist School in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, school trainer Reggie Bailey first noticed her length. Training processions ensued, the season progressed and Bailey recognized the New York Liberty center’s ability to shoot the 3-pointer. Jones committed to expanding, and Bailey acknowledged that she had continually “developed” her 3-point shot throughout her time at Riverside Baptist. Playing AAU and ..read more
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Caitlin Clark Effect: WNBA's 2024 attendance surges from a year ago
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by David Broughton
2d ago
Half of the WNBA's teams are averaging some 10,000 fans per game – including the Phoenix Mercury – at the All-Star Game break, putting the league on track for record-breaking attendance figures for 2024, due in part to the arrival of rookie phenom Caitlin Clark ..read more
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"We've gone all out:" Phoenix Mercury ownership wants WNBA All-Star Game to be best ever
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by Brandon Brown
2d ago
Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner Mat Ishbia wants to make the WNBA All-Star Game a marquee event. Early results indicate he has succeeded, and then some ..read more
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SRP inks agreement for new battery storage facility in Mesa tech corridor
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by Jeff Gifford
3d ago
Salt River Project has partnered with Austin, Texas-based renewable energy company Ayla Power to complete a lithium-ion system that can pump 250 megawatts/1,000 megawatt-hours into Arizona’s grid ..read more
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Why businesses are lining up to be part of WNBA Live fan experience in Phoenix
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by Audrey Jensen
3d ago
The WNBA Live fan experience in Phoenix has attracted the largest investment and participation from business partners to date and is expected to set a high bar for the multi-day event in other host cities going forward ..read more
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Swanky Arizona properties on the market feature luxury pools, outdoor amenities
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by Angela Gonzales
3d ago
As summer temperatures soar past 110 degrees across Arizona, several estates with luxurious pools and outdoor amenities are on the market. Take a photo gallery tour inside and outside three of the properties ..read more
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Sky Harbor flights, other essential services disrupted by global IT outage
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by Paul Thompson
3d ago
A widespread global IT outage has rocked airports and other institutions across the country, including Sky Harbor International Airport. Some services were starting to get back online by the morning of July 19 ..read more
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Scottsdale restaurant Etta acquired by Texas company, will close for renovations
Phoenix Business Journal
by Brandon Brown
3d ago
Etta, an 8,000-square-foot restaurant in the Scottsdale Quarter shopping center, has been acquired by a Texas company and will close down for renovations as the restaurant is reimagined ..read more
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