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Bitter Ahwatukee basketball rivals reflect on why they marched for justice

PHOENIX – “Everyone needs to hear our voices” — Why bitter Ahwatukee basketball rivals marched together for justice and how they plan to carry their message forward.


‘That’s who we are’: Suns show promise in blowout win over Warriors

PHOENIX – After losing fourth-quarter leads in each of their last four losses, the Phoenix Suns fixed some pressing issues in their dominant win over the Golden State Warriors Thursday.


‘She’s got a part of us with her’: Donor family confident son’s heart is in the right place

PHOENIX - ASU freshman Olivia Eisenhauer waited two years for a heart transplant after suffering two cardiac arrest episodes. With a new lease on life thanks to the heart of a 22-year old accident victim, Eisenhauer has no plans to stop from pursuing her dream as a sports broadcaster


COVID-19 forces Arizona community college baseball to prepare differently for spring season

PHOENIX - After a limited fall baseball season due to conference restrictions, Central Arizona and Yavapai are moving quickly to get up to speed with their season openers just a couple days away.


Schilling falls 16 votes shy of Hall of Fame, asks to be ‘removed from ballot’

PHOENIX – As Curt Schilling falls short of the Hall of Fame for the second time, voters and experts discuss whether he’s worthy of an induction despite controversial conduct from the former All-Star pitcher.


Masked men, disinfected gym give high school basketball game in Ahwatukee unique feel

PHOENIX – 6A state title favorite Mountain Pointe and central region rival Corona del Sol matched up under a bizarre set of circumstances thanks to COVID-19.


NHL pulls microchipped tracking pucks after complaints about playability

PHOENIX – Only six days into the 2020-2021 season, the NHL removed microchipped pucks following concerns voiced by players and coaches.


Play ball? Cactus League asks MLB to delay start of spring training

PHOENIX – With less than a month until the scheduled start of spring training in Arizona, the Cactus League wants Major League Baseball to delay the start of the spring training season to allow more time for COVID-19 cases to decrease.


‘Frustrated’ Suns looking for late-game answers after back-to-back overtime losses

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns led in the final two minutes of regulation in both of their games against the Denver Nuggets over the weekend but could not hold on in consecutive overtime defeats.


Senior season in a pandemic: How COVID-19 altered futures of ASU athletes

PHOENIX – Many senior athletes at ASU had their final season of collegiate play canceled in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That number has only grown as many fall and winter sports have been canceled or postponed due to the risks of the pandemic.


‘No surprise to me’: Dominant Ayton an expectation for Suns

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton broke out for his best two games of the 2020-21 season this week. But nothing he did was anything his coaches and teammates felt was out of reach.


Battling adversity all season, ASU men’s basketball enters rivalry week with nothing to lose

TEMPE - Battling adversity, ASU men’s basketball enters pivotal rivalry week