Sport

Convergence of Mickelson’s success, NCAA championship have Grayhawk at top of game

SCOTTSDALE – Grayhawk Golf Club is at top of game with NCAA championships, Phil Mickelson success.


‘How to’ guide: Northern Arizona Wranglers built football team from scratch during pandemic

PHOENIX – From their expansion announcement in August to their first game in May, the Northern Arizona Wranglers of the Indoor Football League had to undergo all the steps of franchise creation amid a pandemic. Despite this, they still seek to build an authentic relationship with their local community.


As Lakers return to LA for Game 3 of NBA playoffs, players work to find rhythm

LOS ANGELES – The Lakers starting line-up has only played five games together this season. So they are still trying to learn to play with one another while also playing in the NBA Playoffs.


What’s a stinger? Chris Paul’s injury not uncommon but recovery tough to predict

The excitement surrounding the Suns who are finally back in playoffs is at stake as Chris Paul is battling a shoulder injury that is limiting his play and availability that the Suns so desperately need.


New Phoenix Rising stadium offers better experience for fans, athletes

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC kicked off its season on April 30 and sits in first place in the USL Western Conference Pacific Division standings.


Mercury fans’ excitement about in-person return dampened by news of Diana Taurasi injury

PHOENIX – Fans returned to a Phoenix Mercury game for the first time in over a year. The excitement was damped by news Tuesday that Diana Taurasi is out for four weeks.


‘This is a Suns town’: As team embarks on Game 2, it remains atop Phoenix sports hierarchy

The excitement surrounding the Phoenix Suns, who are back in the playoffs after a 10-season drought, confirms that they remain atop the Phoenix sports hierarchy.


One for the aged: Is Mickelson’s victory at 50 sign of things to come in sports?

PHOENIX – Phil Mickelson made history as the oldest golfer to win a major. Will the sports world see other older athletes find success?


On Mental Health Awareness night, Phoenix Rising fans welcome ability to connect with others

CHANDLER – On Mental Health Awareness night, Phoenix Rising FC fans welcome opportunity to connect with others in COVID-19 era.


Following year of challenges, ASU women’s golf begins NCAA championship play at Grayhawk

SCOTTSDALE – Arizona State is slated to host the next three years of men’s and women’s NCAA golf championships at Grayhawk Golf Club. It’s the first time the Sun Devils have hosted since 1992, and it’s an exciting opportunity for the women’s golf team, which began stroke play Friday.


Blade runner: Despite amputation, softball player perseveres with perspective in tow

PHOENIX – Paradise Valley CC softball player Emily White finds perspective despite undergoing amputation following car accident


On deck: When ASU’s Hackbarth twins play softball, family is never far behind

PHOENIX – The parents of Maddi and Kindra Hackbarth have missed only one series in the Arizona State twins’ softball career. A challenge time in the first days of the girls’ lives are at the root of the deep bond.