Suns fire Monty Williams, Coyotes' Arizona future now in question: top sports stories

After being embarrassed in the playoffs for the second straight season, the Phoenix Suns made a coaching change, and the Coyotes' future in Arizona is in question after voters shot down a proposed plan to build an entertainment district in Tempe, which would have included a new arena for the Yotes – these are the top stories in the world of sports for May 12-18.

Phoenix Mercury players give back to community

Phoenix Mercury players traded layup lines for checkout lines Wednesday afternoon at Fry's for about an hour at 20th Street and Camelback Road. They were bagging groceries, shopping with families, and making drinks at Starbucks. This is an event the team has put on for a handful of years to give back to the community and interact with fans.

Brittney Griner back to work on and off court after whirlwind trips

Griner mostly kept a low profile since a nearly 10-month detainment in Russia on drug-related charges ended with a prisoner swap in December. Now that the WNBA season is just around the corner, the Mercury star has been front and center on the court and off it.