STAT Appears on SI Kids Radio Show

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(Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Amar’e Stoudemire, who created a created the Each One Teach One Foundation to help at at-risk youths after arriving in the NBA, appeared on a Sports Illustrated for Kids’ radio show for a short Q&A yesterday. [Read more...]

Mario Lopez to Host Dance Contest at Suns-Heat Game

(Courtesy of Mario Lopez)

(Courtesy of Mario Lopez)

No it’s not Bayside High, but it appears that A.C. Slater will be in the house Friday. Phoenix will welcome TV star Mario Lopez to US Airways Center when the Suns take on the Heat on Friday. [Read more...]

Nash Gives Thoughts About Giving Back

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(Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images)

A lot of professional athletes believe that they are obligated to give back to the community because of everything the community has given them. Steve Nash believes differently. [Read more...]

Barbosa Suffers Sprained Ankle

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(Ron Turenne/NBAE/Getty Images)

It looks as if the Brazilian Blur is going to remain a visible fixture on the Suns bench the next two games after spraining his left ankle Sunday against Toronto. [Read more...]

STAT Throws Goodwill Giveaway in Hometown



STAT made it a point to not forget where he’s from.
(Courtesy of Amar’e Stoudemire)

Most people head to Orlando, FL to relax and vacation. But Amar’e Stoudemire isn’t most people. [Read more...]

DJ J-Rich Gets on the Ones and Twos

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Jason Richardson has always been a sizzling performer on the basketball court, but now the eight-year veteran is extending his talents into another arena. [Read more...]

STAT Attends D.C. Vision Summit

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According to The Vision Council, an estimated 2.5 million eye injuries occur each year. Amar’e Stoudemire knows full well about the importance of good ocular health. The All-Star forward had his 2008-09 season cut short after February surgery to repair a detached retina, and he shared that experience while attending the third annual Vision Summit in Washington, D. C., last week.

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Former Sun Grant Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

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(Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Superb athlete, teammate and citizen, former Sun Brian Grant was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease this past January. Parkinson’s, for which there is no known cause or cure, is a progressive disease that disrupts the brain’s coordination and control of muscle movement and motor skills. [Read more...]

Gentry to Appear on Local Sports Shows

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(Josh Greene/Suns.com)

You know that Suns Alvin Gentry just signed a three-year deal to become the head coach of the Suns this past week. But what you may have not known is that Gentry will be making the rounds on a bevy of local sports shows this Sunday. [Read more...]

Shaq Helps Child's Wish Come True on Oprah

Superman helped out yet another in need. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Superman helped out yet another in need. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Shaquille O’Neal is not used to looking up to anyone, literally or figuratively. But that all changed when the 7-1 Suns center took time out to play host to Brenden Adams this past season. [Read more...]