Home buyers are backing out of contracts in the Sun Belt, especially in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tampa and Texas

The tide has turned, and buyers are now backing out of deals in the Sun Belt as rates rise and home prices remain unaffordable. Once pandemic boomtowns, 15.2% of homes in cities in the Sun Belt that went under contract in August fell through, or roughly 64,000 homes nationwide saw deals dropped, a new report … Read more

U.S. cities with the highest inflation rates

Sun Belt cities, located in Southeast and Southwest regions of the U.S., had some of the greatest inflows of new residents during the pandemic. But now, they have some of the worst inflation in the country, a new study finds.  With the rate of inflation an eye-watering 8.3% as of August, every American has had … Read more

Ward Leaning Toward Remaining on Turf With Golden Pal

After entertaining thoughts of shifting his ace turf sprinter Golden Pal  to dirt for the Oct. 7 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Stakes (G2) at Keeneland, trainer Wesley Ward said Sept. 6 that he and the colt’s ownership are leaning toward keeping him on grass this fall in Kentucky. Should they stick to those plans, the … Read more

Your Guide to Saboten Con 2022 in Downtown Phoenix

If you’ve spent the past year or two getting into anime, you’re not alone. Interest in the Japanese-born animation genre and its numerous shows and movies is at an all-time high, thanks, in part, to COVID-19. At the height of the pandemic in 2020, millions of people binge-watched anime on various streaming services, causing its … Read more

Greyhound Racing Victoria unveil world’s richest greyhound carnival at Sandown Park and The Meadows

The Group 1 Melbourne Cup will soar to $1 million in prizemoney and be staged in prime time on a Saturday night under a reshaped Festival of Racing unveiled by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). November and December will see the spotlight of the greyhound racing world shift to Sandown Park and The Meadows where five … Read more