Tick, tick, tick, tick: Super Bowl LVII host committee launches countdown to 2023 game in Glendale

PHOENIX – The countdown is underway for Super LVII in 2023. The Glendale event is expected to large a significant economic impact.


An exercise in patience: Fitness industry struggles to adjust as COVID-19 pandemic endures

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic hit many businesses hard and the fitness industry was no exception. Many athletic trainers had to find creative ways to stay afloat.


Criticism, support follow Cardinals’ Kyler Murray, Kliff Kingsbury after postseason loss

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals reflect on their 2021 season and what’s ahead following their blowout loss to the Los Angeles Rams Monday. Kyler Murray, Kliff Kingsbury hear criticism and support.


‘You can’t be a hockey player’: England’s Brendan Perlini, Liam Kirk find success across the pond

TUCSON – Former Arizona Coyotes player Brendan Perlini and the Roadrunners’ Liam Kirk find hockey success in North America after excelling at the sport in the U.K.


BYU star Shaylee Gonzales, recovered from knee injury, talks about perseverance

Shaylee Gonzales was on top of the world after her freshman season in 2019 at BYU – but then she tore an ACL. She used the next year to recover, become a social media star, and now she’s back on the court. In this episode of Cronkite Sports in Focus, we look at what’s behind Gonzales’ perseverance.


From bingo to bocce: Unified Sports, Special Olympics step up for people with intellectual disabilities

PHOENIX – Opportunities and resources were once minimal for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Arizona and Unified Sports are determined to change that.


They paved paradise, put up a parking lot: Valley racing fans mourn closing of dirt tracks

PHOENIX – Dirt tracks across Arizona have a deep history in the auto racing world and have been a proving ground for the next NASCAR racers. Once they began to close, communities built within the sport.


Pride of Navajo Nation: Diné College works to rebuild rodeo program amid the pandemic

TSAILE – In the heart of the Navajo Nation lies Diné College, home to a once-prominent rodeo program riddled with issues from COVID. Now the school is trying to return the program to the collegiate rodeo championships.


Flipping the script: ASU gymnastics team eyes bid to NCAA Championship

TEMPE – Even though COVID-19 postponed Wednesday's season opener, the ASU gymnastics team is optimistic about the season and hopes to make a team run at the NCAA Championships. Junior Hannah Scharf is ready to lead the Sun Devils.


Spencer Sanders leads Oklahoma State to Fiesta Bowl win with guidance from Valley’s Tim Rattay

GLENDALE – Spencer Sanders passed for 371 yards and four touchdowns to lead Oklahoma State to a 37-35 victory over Notre Dame in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl. It was a standout performance for a quarterback guided by Valley product Tim Rattay.