Mar 27, 2014

AZ state budget includes money to pursue 2015 Pro Bowl

A $2 million appropriation for tourism promotion in the Arizona budget, as proposed by the House and Senate, is expected to be used to help court or host the National Football League’s Pro Bowl in 2015.

Mar 19, 2014

Super Bowl committee, leaders unveil plans for downtown Phoenix

Super Bowl XLIX will be held next year in Glendale, but downtown Phoenix will play a big role as well. At a news conference Tuesday, the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced that downtown will host an outdoor fan campus dubbed Super Bowl Central and the NFL’s headquarters and media center.

Oct 28, 2013

Forget apps: In Congress, there’s a caucus for that, and Arizonans join up

WASHINGTON – Shipbuilding may not seem like a vital issue for arid, landlocked Arizona, but Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joined the Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus – along with 23 other caucuses and working groups.

Arizona utility weighs $1M donation for Super Bowl
Jan 2, 2013

SRP panel gives preliminary OK to $1M donation

An Arizona utility has given preliminary approval for a $1 million donation to help produce the 2015 Super Bowl in Glendale.

Jan 12, 2012

Former Cardinals player running for Legislature

Football fans in the Ahwatukee area may have a familiar name representing them in the Legislature next year.

Former Arizona Cardinals defensive end Michael Bankston is running for the House in District 20.