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Surgeon General advocates for social connection at ASU

TEMPE – Surgeon General Vivek Murthy visits Arizona State University as part of his “We Are Made to Connect” tour, advising students to form meaningful connections with other people to combat loneliness in the United States.

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy visited Arizona State University's Tempe campus on Monday, Nov. 13 to talk about loneliness and the importance of staying connected. (Photo by Charlie Leight/ASU News)

‘Sleeping giant’: Through COVID, coaching change, Clark and Matus stay loyal to ASU football

TEMPE – Just five players remain from ASU football’s 2019 team. Through numerous obstacles, they’ve stayed with the program. We explored the motivations behind sticking around.

ASU football players during a game.

Deep ties in Tempe: ASU football’s Ben Coleman, Tre Brown bring brotherly bond to Sun Devils

TEMPE – Football created a friendship for eternity for ASU’s Ben Coleman and Tre Brown, but a bond off the gridiron that goes back to fifth grade has continued to grow stronger as first-year transfers for Kenny Dillingham’s Sun Devils.

Former childhood friends Ben Coleman, left, and Tre Brown find themselves as teammates on ASU's football team after creating a close-knit bond in fifth grade. (Photo by Cody Marmon/Cronkite News)

Photo essay: ASU football in ‘Prime Time’ sets stage for fervent fans, celebrity sightings

TEMPE – ASU fought valiantly in a close affair but dropped to 1-5 on the season after Deion Sanders, Shedeur Sanders and Colorado came to Tempe. Take a look back at the action and atmosphere of the game.

Colorado football coach Deion Sanders looks at the scoreboard during a game against ASU at Mountain America Stadium in Tempe on Oct. 7, 2023. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

A different kind of win: ASU men’s hockey ends independence, joins NCHC for 2024 season

PHOENIX – ASU joins the NCHC as its ninth member starting in the 2024-25 season. Find out what this means for the Sun Devils as they start their last season as an independent hockey team.

Hockey players lining up on the center line of the ice.

Girls Golf empowers next generation of female golfers through LaBauve Cup at Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE – Girls Golf of Phoenix hosted its third annual LaBauve Cup in Scottsdale. The only group of its kind, the Cup is a segway for the organization to promote more golf opportunities for girls.

Two girls getting ready to put a golf ball.

Youth golf charity First Tee-Phoenix celebrates 20 years of giving back

SCOTTSDALE – First Tee-Phoenix is an organization dedicated to educating and empowering the youth generation through the game of golf. The organization held a 20th anniversary dinner at Ocean 44 to raise funds, drawing celebrities and pro golfers to the red carpet.

First Tee not only teaches golf but also offers youth entrepreneur courses and leadership training to shape the next generation on and off the course. (Photo by Cronkite News)

‘Nobody cares’: Kenny Dillingham, ASU football not wallowing in first home shutout since 1988

TEMPE – After being shutout at home by Fresno State, Kenny Dillingham knows there is lots of room for improvement with offensive struggles and injury issues.

Dillinham podium

‘It’s been exhausting’: Challenges on, off court for Phoenix Mercury lead to disappointing season

PHOENIX – For the first time since 2012, the WNBA playoffs will be played without the Phoenix Mercury. Finding themselves in uncharted territory, they will have a head start to a busy offseason: impending head coaching search and the WNBA Draft.

Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner Interview

‘Absolutely maddening’: NCAA faces backlash from Jake Smith’s mother, Arizona Legislature over eligibility decision

PHOENIX – The NCAA denied the eligibility of ASU wide receiver Jake Smith due to new regulations regarding two-time transfers. Smith’s mother and the Arizona state legislature are both speaking out in his defense.


Spoiler alert: ASU football embraces villain role entering new season

TEMPE – After the announcement of ASU's self-imposed one-year ban on the football program, the Sun Devils quickly shifted their emotions to prepare for Thursday's season opener against Southern Utah.

ASU football team runs out on field with Sparky during Spring game

ASU boosters, team react to news, timing of self-imposed bowl ban

TEMPE – Amid a backlash from fans and boosters over an 11th-hour self-imposed bowl ban, Arizona State football coach Kenny Dillingham wants his team to put the issue in the past and focus on the upcoming season.

Arizona State football coach Kenny Dillingham discusses the program’s self-imposed postseason ban for the upcoming season and starting quarterback Jaden Rashada’s progress in practice. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)