Sport

Work ethic, talent propel Richardson into ASU basketball history

Work ethic, talent and adaptability made Reili Richardson the all-time assists leader in ASU women’s basketball history


Kobe and Gianna Bryant mourned by players and fans at memorial in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – Basketball legends and family gather in Los Angeles to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 27.


While collegiate esports are on the rise, sports games are being left behind

PHOENIX - With collegiate esports growing rapidly, sports games are being left behind without help from developers.


Planes, no trains and automobiles: ASU men’s hockey team gives phrase ‘tough road series’ new meaning

TEMPE - Two continents. Ten states. It’s tough being the lone Division I men’s hockey program in the Southwest.


Not ‘just a bunch of meathead workouts’: Players descend upon Arizona to prepare for NFL combine

PHOENIX – To help make their case for the upcoming NFL Draft, a collection of college football players have descended upon the Valley for combine-specific training.


WNBA’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement could help address overuse injuries

PHOENIX – Overuse is a huge problem in youth sports but it is also a big issue with WNBA players. However, the new CBA may help solve the issue.


Hockey program gives opportunities to adults with intellectual disabilities

PEORIA – Picture this: “Pinball Wizard” blasting through AZ Ice Peoria. The rink split with hockey players in jerseys modeled after the Arizona Coyotes. Creative goal celebrations as players circle around the rink several times.


Cheat wave: Baseball’s latest scandal triggers new level of emotion

Scottsdale - At Cactus League media day in Scottsdale, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and managers weighed in on why the sign-stealing incident has drawn such a buzz, compared to other baseball scandals.


Alabama softball transfer Madison Preston searched for a better fit, found it in Tempe

TEMPE - Alabama transfer Madison Preston fits in on a team deep in other transfer players on ASU softball.


Here comes the boom: Arizona girls high school wrestling participation nearly doubles

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Arizona High School girls wrestling just finished a second season as a sanctioned sport, and it is already experiencing rapid growth.


‘No intimidation’: Dunk hints at versatility of Suns rookie Cameron Johnson

PHOENIX – Forward Cameron Johnson made his first NBA start recently, marking a new milestone on the Suns rookie’s young career.


Gaming for dollars: ASU esports community expands reach, raises money for charity

TEMPE – ASU Esports Association and other local gamers raise money through gaming to support local hospitals through Extra Life