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‘He wants to be great’: Cardinals’ Kingsbury remains optimistic about Murray, team

TEMPE – Even though the Arizona Cardinals have started 0-3-1, coach Kliff Kingsbury still feels good about the progress of quarterback Kyler Murray and his team.


Ducey on Fair Pay to Play: ‘I don’t want to see a state, especially California, have a competitive advantage’

PHOENIX – Arizona sports figures divided over California law that will allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents.


From running back to wrestler, Julia Chambers is stiff-arming skeptics, thriving at Skyline

MESA – Although she faced skeptics, Julia Chambers decided to pursue playing running back at Skyline High School. She is also a state champion wrestler and an accomplished track and field athlete.


International flair: GCU men’s soccer attracts international players from 10 countries

PHOENIX – The GCU Men’s soccer team prides itself in diversity as almost half of the team members are internationally born.


Return to Cal stirs memories for ASU’s Herm Edwards, who put himself in the record book

TEMPE — Arizona State’s Herm Edwards and Rob Likens have fond memories of the time they spent at Cal.


‘You can’t trust adults’: Mountain Pointe scandal raises questions about win at all costs culture

CHANDLER – An assistant football coach's decision to leak game plans to opposing coaches raises questions about the culture of sports.


‘It’s been unacceptable’: Panthers expose Cardinals’ struggles on defense

TEMPE – A big reason the Arizona Cardinals have started 0-2-1 is their inability to stop opposing team's tight ends.


Ice time: With Fry’s guidance, hockey participation among females in Arizona booming

GLENDALE – After starring in the 2014 Winter Olympics, Lindsey Fry has made an impact on female hockey participation in Arizona. The state is No. 1 in growth during the last five years.


Arizona-based Texas Tech fans still support Cardinals coach Kingsbury

TUCSON – Even after his time at Texas Tech, Arizona-based alums still support Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury.


Diamondbacks teammates believe Eduardo Escobar ideal candidate for Clemente award

PHOENIX - From the work he does in the local community to the leadership he brings to the Diamondbacks clubhouse, teammates believe Eduardo Escobar is a worthy candidate for the 2019 Roberto Clemente Award.


‘Dead wrong’: ASU changes minds, finds confidence after MSU victory

EAST LANSING, Mich. – As Arizona State heads into Pac-12 play against Colorado, it has confidence from its upset victory over Michigan State.


Tax dollars at work: Maricopa trailblazer in esports community with creation of city sanctioned league

MARICOPA – The next evolution in esports innovation: The City of Maricopa has funded the first recreational Esports League in Arizona.