A Tucson tandem: Wildcats’ Dooney, Boissiere rated among top first basemen in country

TUCSON – Dayton Dooney and Branden Boissiere were at the forefront of a standout Arizona offense as freshmen last spring and are now receiving national recognition.


Two weeks after he nearly was released, Danny Marshall is starting in center for ASU

Walk-on pitcher Danny Marshall gets the start on opening night for ASU baseball, seeing the field for a team he dreamed of playing for


Prescott, Phoenix, Prescott, Phoenix: Suns’ Lecque logs miles as he chases dream

PHOENIX – Jalen Lecque goes back and forth from Prescott to Phoenix as he chases dream of securing full-time spot with Suns.


When dad plays in the NHL: Children amused, confused by father’s job

GLENDALE – For children of NHL players past and present, grasping what their dad does for a living doesn’t happen until they’re older.


A fighting chance: MMA comes to downtown Glendale

GLENDALE – RUF38 is hosting an MMA event in downtown Glendale Saturday and promotions company hopes to make inroads in area.


ASU forward Jalen Graham honors Kobe Bryant with jersey number, new tattoo

TEMPE – Arizona State freshman Jalen Graham wears a piece of his heart on his Sun Devils jersey.


‘Let them play’: LGBTQ community protests proposed transgender sports bill

PHOENIX – The LGBTQ community gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to protest a proposed bill that targets female transgender athletes.


Kobe’s wise words taken to heart by Devin Booker and other young NBA stars

LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant had a huge impact on high school players and young NBA athletes because he was once one of them, trying to make it in the world.


Veterans with PTSD turn to sports, physical activity as alternative method of treatment

PHOENIX – Study finds that participating in intense sports and other outdoor activities is an effective alternative treatment for PTSD.


More than Lillard’s cousin: Blevins takes circuitous route to find success with NAZ Suns

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Northern Arizona Suns rookie Keljin Blevins has found a groove in the NBA G League, thanks to his unusual journey.


Third time’s a charm: GCU baseball feeling like this could be year to crack national tournament

PHOENIX – The Grand Canyon University baseball team is entering its third season of Division I postseason eligibility, and head coach Andy Stankiewicz feels he has the pieces to reach the tournament.


The 500 club: ASU’s Turner Thorne endures with success, connections with players

TEMPE – Charli Turner Thorne has built a successful model as a coach through relationships, and she recently reached a significant milestone with her 500th win as a head coach.