The National Speech and Debate Tournament, the largest academic competition in the nation, is making its long-awaited return to Arizona after nearly two decades. With over 6,000 participants, including middle and high school students, coaches, judges and community members, the week-long event from June 11–16, 2023 promises to be a remarkable gathering of talented individuals.
Considered to be one of the best states for hiking in the U.S.,* Arizona has an abundance of scenic trails—from leisurely desert strolls to challenging cliff-hanger climbs—to explore throughout the state. Whether you're a local or a visitor, add these must-hike trails across the Grand Canyon State to your bucket list.
Photography: Matt Kalina, Mad Desert Trekking
The Arizona Diamondbacks opened their 2023 Major League Baseball campaign on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at Dodger Stadium, the first of their six-game California road trip.
Banner Health, the leading health care provider across metro Phoenix, has invested $400 million into a new, comprehensive Scottsdale medical center, which will bring Banner’s high-quality health care and hospital services to communities in the Northeast Valley.
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. has provided the NBA with the official game balls for the past 17 years. During this time Wilson has challenged itself to take the game of basketball to the next level through innovation. Daring to do what nobody else has done, KJ Martin of the Houston Rockets revealed a 3D Airless Prototype Basketball during the first round of the 2023 NBA Dunk Contest on behalf of Wilson.