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Cricket’s renaissance in United States, fueled by South Asian enthusiasm and infrastructure boom, extends to Arizona

PHOENIX – Cricket's history in the United States has experienced ups and downs, but it's currently going through a renaissance, aided by an influx of South Asians. With the rise of Major and Minor League Cricket and the construction of new stadiums, the sport's popularity is surging, particularly in Arizona.

Tracing back to the 1600s, cricket's roots in America run deep, with prominent figures like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln showing interest in the sport, setting the stage for its renaissance in the modern era. (File photo by Jerry Walker/Cronkite News)

Are the Diamondbacks poised for postseason success after strong first half?

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks’ surprising start to the season has them in an ideal position to make their first playoff appearance in six years.

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo, talking with pitcher Zac Gallen, has helped put the team in a position to make the postseason for the first time since 2017. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Citizen scientists measure Sedona temps, humidity for urban heat island study

SEDONA – Those people driving around Sedona on June 24 with heat sensors mounted to their cars and bikes are citizen scientists working with NOAA as part of its effort to map heat islands throughout the world. They will measure heat and humidity along designated routes in the morning, afternoon and evening.

Corbin Carroll’s stardom is everything Arizona Diamondbacks needed to rejuvenate franchise, fan base

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks are in first place in their division, thanks in large part to Corbin Carroll. Carroll is having an MVP-level rookie season, as he already statistically ranks among the best players in the league.

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll is turning heads as a rookie. In his first full season, Corbin ranks in the top five of WAR (3.7) in Major League Baseball. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Court says Title IX covers sexual orientation, reinstates suit against UArizona

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Title IX protections prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex also protect against harassment on the basis of a person's perceived sexual orientation.

Yampa River is a ‘roller coaster’ ride as the West replenishes its reservoirs

After an epic snow year in the mountains, the Yampa River is flowing higher than it has in a decade. As water makes its way through Colorado and Utah on its way to the Colorado River and Lake Powell, the high flows are a boon for rafters, fish and farmers.

A group of rafts floats down a calm section of the Yampa River on May 23, 2023. High flows have been a boon for recreators, fish and ranchers alike. The high water has also lifted some pressure of water managers trying to reduce demand on the Colorado River. (Photo by Alex Hager/KUNC)

Girls Ranch group home provides safe haven for teen moms

SCOTTSDALE — Girls Ranch, a licensed residential group home in Scottsdale, provides housing and comprehensive services to pregnant and parenting teens ages 12-18. Nonprofit Florence Crittenton, which runs Girls Ranch, helps these young mothers by offering child care, parenting skills and more.

Girls Ranch is a residential facility for pregnant and parenting teens. Pictured is the back of the house and entrance to the backyard on April 19, 2023. (Photo by Izabella Hernandez/Cronkite News)

All-Star Game voting opens with 8 Arizona Diamondbacks candidates listed on ballot

PHOENIX – MLB released the All-Star candidates available for voting Wednesday, and the Arizona Diamondbacks have eight players on the list. Here’s where they stand as they campaign to make the trip to T-Mobile Park in Seattle.

Former ASU pitcher Jake Borup awaits biggest save of his career: a heart transplant

PHOENIX – After suffering a massive heart attack last year, former ASU and Phillies pitcher Jake Borup awaits a heart transplant.

Jake Borup, who has six children, said he doesn’t “remember anything for about 40, 45 days” after he was admitted to the hospital following his heart attack. (Photo courtesy of Jake Borup)

Struggles in the classroom prompt many with dyslexia to find sports at a young age

PHOENIX – After feeling singled out in classrooms, many people with dyslexia are turning to sports at a young age and finding peace on the playing field.

Despite hostile ‘home’ crowd, U.S. earns draw against rival Mexico in Glendale

GLENDALE – The U.S. battled back to secure a late draw against Mexico in Glendale after falling behind in the second half. The tie extends the U.S. unbeaten record against Mexico to five straight games.

A large contingent of Mexico fans showed up at State Farm Stadium for their friendly against the United States Men’s National Team at State Farm Stadium Wednesday night. (Photo by Shaun Clark/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Rose Zhang continuing dominance at Pac-12 Women’s Championship as World’s No. 1 amateur

PHOENIX – Through her first two years at Stanford, Rose Zhang has done everything imaginable in amateur golf except winning a conference championship. Now she is in contention of winning the Pac-12 individual championship title.

Stanford sophomore Rose Zhang is the second-round leader at the Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championship after firing back-to-back rounds of 67 and 68, respectively. (Photo by Dylan Nichols/Cronkite News)