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The basketball is in overseas court for former ASU player Eric Jacobsen

PHOENIX – Former ASU basketball player Eric Jacobsen continues to make a living overseas, re-signing in June as a forward with the Sendai 89ers in Japan.


Western states look to sewers to track next coronavirus outbreak

Right now, there is no reliable way to predict where the next potential coronavirus outbreak will be. But many western states are looking to get a handle on the disease by diving into the sewer.


Food insecurity amid COVID-19 prompts Native Americans to return to their roots

PHOENIX – There are few grocery stores in Indian Country, so as COVID-19 leaves shelves scarce, Indigenous communities are returning to their food-growing roots.


COVID-19 on pace to become third-leading cause of death in state

Six months after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Arizona, the disease is on pace to become the third-leading cause of death in the state this year, following only cancer and heart disease, according to state data.


On their way north, pregnant migrants brave a harrowing jungle crossing in Panama

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.


With little guidance, schools offer range of ‘pandemic schooling’ plans

PHOENIX - With little guidance on how to meet a state order that schools open Aug. 17 for some type of in-person teaching, schools are scrambling to figure out safe options and coming up with a range of plans for what one official calls "pandemic schooling."


Comet NEOWISE draws eyes to skies for first time in thousands of years

PHOENIX – Comet NEOWISE will be the closest to the Earth on Thursday. It was discovered in late March here in Arizona, and it’s been visible in the night sky since early July.


How rap and ‘How I Met Your Mother’ helped ASU’s Jon Rahm ascend to top of World Golf Ranking

PHOENIX – Jon Rahm recently became the No. 1 golfer in the world rankings, but it was his process and career at ASU that made him into the man he is today, those close to him say.


Phoenix Rising FC’s rivalry with New Mexico United is young but spirited

PHOENIX - The USL Championship league has its newest rivalry as Phoenix Rising FC and New Mexico United already have bad blood brewing.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Suns energized; Coyotes await games with no fans

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams likes team’s energy, while Coyotes try to imagine games with no fans.


As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’

The spread of COVID-19 has forced scores of agricultural workers throughout the Southwest to make a choice between their health and their incomes.


Smoking could worsen progression of COVID-19, research finds

PHOENIX – A recent analysis by the University of California, San Francisco finds the progression of COVID-19 is far worse in smokers and former smokers. The advice of health experts? Quit.