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Arizona State football game against California remains in doubt

PHOENIX - As Californi continues to fight local COVID-19 protocols in Berkeley, its game against Arizona State in Tempe may or may not happen.


Native American Basketball Invitational returns in 2021 after ‘devastating’ decision to cancel

PHOENIX - After canceling the 18th annual NABI tournament due to the COVID-19, the NABI Foundation announced the event will return to Arizona in July.


COVID-19 challenges add intrigue to first AIA high school football rankings

PHOENIX – COVID-19 challenges add intrigue to first AIA high school football rankings released by AZ Preps 365. As usual, surprises are part of the mix


Despite ‘eerie’ vibe, NASCAR Championship Weekend a hit with drivers, fans

AVONDALE – COVID-19 meant a limited amount of fans could enjoy Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Despite the restrictions, fans and drivers called it a success.


New field, new challenges await Sun Devils after delay of women’s soccer season

PHOENIX – Despite a disappointing 2019 season and the COVID-19 pandemic that delayed the 2020 season u, Arizona State coach Graham Winkworth believes the women’s soccer program is on the cusp of national prominence.


‘Not sure I could have dreamt that any better’: Elliott wins Cup Series Championship

AVONDALE- It was a monumental day in the racing world, as fan-favorite Chase Elliott became a NASCAR Cup Series Champion for the first time at Phoenix Raceway. The moment symbolized the departure of a legend in Jimmie Johnson and served as a passing of the torch at Hendrick Motorsports.


Rising through the ranks: Developmental drivers take next leap at Championship Weekend

AVONDALE - Before a new NASCAR Cup Series Champion was crowned, other celebrations for the sport’s lower divisions took place. All of the young drivers competing for their future in NASCAR delivered an impeccable racing product and they undoubtedly earned their titles of “Champion.”


Room and cardboard: ASU will fill up Sun Devil Stadium with fan, celebrity cutouts

PHOENIX - If fans look a little, well, stiff at Saturday’s Arizona State game, don’t be alarmed. They are cardboard cutouts..


Monday Morning Sun Devil: USC finish shows ASU how much work it has to do

PHOENIX – Although Arizona State controlled most of its opening game with USC, an inability to execute down the stretch doomed the Sun Devils.


Arizona’s football opener against Utah canceled due to COVID-19

After Utah’s roster fell below the PAC-12’s required number of available scholarship players, the conference decided to cancel Arizona’s season opening game against the Utes.


The final lap: Dissecting the Championship 4 at Phoenix Raceway

PHOENIX - A look at the NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway in a battle that is expected to be one of the most even-matched in the sport’s history.


From mullets to memories: Arizona pair embraces playing for upstart Coastal Carolina

Long snapper CJ Schrimpf and cornerback Derick Bush are Arizona natives making a big impact on one of college football’s most exciting teams in 2020, Coastal Carolina.