WHEN IT COMES TO THE BEST PHOENIX-AREA SPORTING EVENT, WE'LL TAKE SUPER BOWL XLII
The NBA All-Star game itself is a little weak (no one plays defense) but the weekend overall should be fun over in The Valley of the Sun. We decided to make a list of the best Phoenix-area sporting events over the years. While researching said list, we realized there have been some doozies of athletic contests played in dry heat. The Fiesta Bowl was hosted there from '71 to '06, and some of those were classics. 'Twas a tough list, although No. 1 wasn't too hard.