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Pac-12 officiating has improved, despite complaints from fans, commissioner says

LAS VEGAS – The Pac-12 believes it has made some strides in officiating. Larry Scott likes the changes and thinks basketball is in a good spot as well.


‘They don’t know any better’: Why being naive is a good thing for ASU football’s freshmen

TEMPE – Freshmen, including the quarterback, have powered Arizona State football this season. Their accompanying naiveté has proven to be a good thing when the stakes are high.



Who will start? ASU football searches for clarity at the quarterback position

PHOENIX – With season nearing, ASU football looks for starter at quarterback.

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Brandon Clarke lights up NBA Summer League, takes home MVP award

LAS VEGAS – Phoenix native Brandon Clarke is already showing he may be the steal of the NBA draft

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Arizona’s average age still below U.S., but it’s catching up fast

WASHINGTON – Arizona's average age of 37.9 in 2018 was relatively young compared to other states, but the rise in age from 2010 was twice the national average and second-highest in the U.S., new Census data show, as births fell and older residents continued to move in.


With Venezuela in turmoil, migrants and refugees turn to Peru

Peru has welcomed with open arms more than 700,000 Venezuelan migrants. The inflow is both a test and an opportunity for the country’s economy.


Needed or misguided? Permanent ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon draws mixed reaction

GRAND CANYON – A bill that could permanently prevent uranium mining on more than a million acres of land around the Grand Canyon is something conservation groups and tribes in northern Arizona call long overdue but mining companies condemn.


Betting on your favorite teams still on hold in Arizona Legislature

PHOENIX – With the reversal of PASPA, sports gambling has been a hot topic. What would it look like in Arizona and how much value does it really have to the state?


Where’s the hype? National Signing Day much quieter with NCAA rule changes

TEMPE – The hype that used to accompany national signing day is no long present. The NCAA's decision to add an early signing period has changed the dynamic.


Arizona mom joins activists protesting Wheeler nomination to head EPA

WASHINGTON - Phoenix environmental activist Columba Sainz joined other moms Wednesday in Washington, where members of the Moms Clean Air Force turned out to oppose Andrew Wheeler's nomination as the next head of the Environmental Protection Agency.


A bookie, a bet, a basketball player: 25 years ago, point-shaving scandal rocked Arizona State

PHOENIX – Twenty-five years ago, a point-shaving scandal rocked the Arizona State basketball program but how could this scandal affect the sports betting future.