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Arizona’s top football recruits continue to leave state for college

PHOENIX – ASU and UA have 15 combined players committed in the class of 2021. None of them are from Arizona. Why are the state’s top players going out of state for college?


Tucson officials rally behind police chief, reject resignation after in-custody death

PHOENIX - Tucson officials turned down Police Chief Chris Magnus' tendered resignation this week after city officials, and even the family of a man who died in police custody, rallied behind the chief.


‘Coronavirus Chronicles’: Cronkite News special highlights pandemic coverage

The Coronavirus Chronicles takes viewers through several weeks of the biggest coronavirus stories since the outbreak began – while offering an inside look at how the newsroom navigated bringing stories of a worldwide crisis to audiences.


‘I was in shock’: Seniors on ASU women’s basketball team adjusting to abrupt end

PHOENIX – Four members of the Arizona State women’s basketball team this year were looking forward to their first experience in the NCAA Tournament. One was senior Ja’Tavia Tapley, who has lost her only shot to play during March Madness. But that isn’t the only impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Tapley.


Arizona Housing Fund hopes to move people from the streets into homes

PHOENIX – The Arizona Housing Fund will provide grant money to nonprofits to bring low income, supportive housing to the market.


Coronavirus hits AZ: Officials confirm case in Tempe, one of five in U.S.

PHOENIX – A Maricopa County resident who recently returned from Wuhan, China, is one of five confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in the U.S. That person was identified as a "member of the ASU community," but officials would not say whether the patient is a student or employee.


High profile Ohio State-Clemson semifinal meeting pleasing to fans, Fiesta Bowl officials

SCOTTSDALE – Fans, Fiesta Bowl officials are grateful for a College Football Playoff semifinal meeting between high profile teams Ohio State and Clemson.


As wins, bowls, fans elude Wildcats, spotlight is on football coach Kevin Sumlin

TUCSON – The excitement that accompanied the hiring of Kevin Sumlin has died down after the team has struggled for two straight seasons


‘One true state champion’: How first year of Open Division has played out for Arizona high school football

PHOENIX - While they aren’t defending their dynasties in their conferences, Chandler and Saguaro will square off for a bigger title.


Ka-ching: NCAA opens door for college athletes to receive endorsements

PHOENIX – Jayden Daniels, in his Sun Devil gear, appearing on a TV commercial for BoSa Donuts? That may finally be a possibility. In a unanimous vote, the NCAA Board of Governors voted to permit students participating in athletics the “opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness."


Learning the ropes: Young climate activists get ready for world protest

PHOENIX - With the U.N. climate summit Monday, thousands of people around the world will take part in a global climate strike. And students will play a major role.


Hurricane Dorian’s impact far-reaching as Arizona sports community affected

PHOENIX – Even though it is 2,100 miles away, Hurricane Dorian has sparked conversation in the Arizona sports community. Some Valley-reared athletes attend colleges on the coasts of Florida and South Carolina.