Sport

Racist taunts aimed at Native American high school athletes denounced

SCOTTSDALE – Salt River High School volleyball players were targets of racial taunts. Their governing body is organizing a committee to ensure it doesn’t happen again.


High school, high score: AIA kicks off first ever esports season

PHOENIX – The Arizona Interscholastic Association has officially launched the state's first high school esports league


Ka-ching: NCAA opens door for college athletes to receive endorsements

PHOENIX – Jayden Daniels, in his Sun Devil gear, appearing on a TV commercial for BoSa Donuts? That may finally be a possibility. In a unanimous vote, the NCAA Board of Governors voted to permit students participating in athletics the “opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness."


Ranked matchup reveals complex position Pac-12 is in with its TV network

PHOENIX – Opportunities are plentiful for the Pac-12 Networks’ future as the conference prepares for 2024, but the path to get there will continue to be challenging.


ASU’s players go west, game against UCLA goes south

PASADENA – Many Arizona State players were excited to return to California. UCLA was not a welcoming host.


‘I feel good’: Despite tough loss, Cardinals’ Kyler Murray says he feels better than ever

TEMPE – Despite a tough loss to New Orleans, Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray says he feels better than ever and is ready for Thursday's meeting with the San Francisco 49ers.


Diuretic? Ayton’s suspension raises questions about knowledge, intent

PHOENIX – Deandre Ayton’s suspension for a banned diuretic was a shock. Here’s what you need to know about the Phoenix Suns star’s positive test.


It’s a ‘new season’: Phoenix Rising FC shifts into postseason mode

SCOTTSDALE – After a recording-breaking regular season, Phoenix Rising FC will start its USL Championship Playoffs run Saturday night against Austin Bold FC.


Longtime NFL coach Wylie surprise addition to Hamilton High coaching staff

CHANDLER - For the 2019 football season, Bob Wylie finds himself in a new and unexpected role: coach on the Hamilton High School football team.


New rules gives ASU baseball opportunity to play Team USA

PHOENIX - Thanks to a recent adjustment in the NCAA’s rules, ASU baseball will play an exhibition game against Team USA, which is preparing for Olympic qualifiers.


Arizona Fall League players aren’t fans of ‘Robo Ump’

SCOTTSDALE – Major League Baseball’s latest Fall League experiment is one of the most controversial among baseball purists: the Automated Strike Zone.


With GCU setting the pace, Arizona is becoming a hotbed of college esports

PHOENIX- ASU, GCU, UofA look strong, optimistic for the future of Arizona after the first Arizona Esports Collegiate Cup.