PHOENIX – Despite visiting campuses few times if at all in some cases, class of 2021 prospects are committing at record rates. Here’s why three from Arizona high schools decided to join them.
PHOENIX- After losing rotation piece Taijuan Walker and acquiring All-Star Madison Bumgarner, the Diamondbacks opted to supplement their pitching stock in the draft.
PHOENIX – The Mercury cut four players despite not having a training camp yet because of the coronavirus pandemic.
TEMPE – Pat Tillman’s death while serving in Afghanistan was a crushing blow to the Arizona community and those around the nation. The former Arizona State and Cardinals defensive standout was killed on this day in 2004.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury added three guards on draft night and traded first-round pick Jocelyn Willoughby to secure point guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury have the 10th overall selection in the WNBA’s April 17 player draft. Mercury coach Sandy Brondello said she’s confident the right player will be available when the Mercury pick.
TEMPE – On April 16, 2005, friends and family of the late Pat Tillman honored him with the first edition of Pat’s Run in Tempe. It has grown into the largest timed running event in Arizona.
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.
AUSTIN, Texas – VELA is an organization that provides support and resources to mostly Hispanic and immigrant families whose children have disabilities. Founded in 2010, it serves about 1,500 families annually – helping to close a significant gap in health care for Hispanics.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks played their inaugural game on March 31, 1998 against the Colorado Rockies at what was then known as Bank One Ballpark.
Walking the walk: Inspirational leader with cerebral palsy treks four rounds of Phoenix Open with Jon Rahm
SCOTTSDALE – D.J. Gregory continues charitable tradition by walking course with ASU alum Jon Rahm.
SCOTTSDALE – Alex Smalley, 23, earned a spot in the Waste Management Phoenix Open after a strong performance in the Monday qualifier.