Storytellers say LA River can become tool against climate change
LOS ANGELES – In Los Angeles' Frogtown, eco-minded activists gathered around at the local brewery to hear storytellers share their personal connection to the Los Angeles River, a once thriving and unifying water source for the people and wildlife was lined with concrete and fenced in 1938.
Not the next Michael Phelps: Léon Marchand solidifies own path to swimming stardom at ASU
TEMPE – En route to becoming a five-time NCAA champion, Léon Marchand has treated his further ascent to stardom at ASU with humility amid persistent comparisons with swimming legend Michael Phelps.
ASU men’s swimming & diving seeks NCAA title with star-studded squad
TEMPE – Bob Bowman took over the scraps of what was left of ASU’s swim program in 2015. Since then, he’s converted the program into a powerhouse, building the strongest swim team in the country. Now, they’re poised to capture the national championship.
David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before Tempe special election for Coyotes arena
TEMPE — With a special election set for May, two political action committees are sparring over whether it’s in the city of Tempe’s best interest to break ground on an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district.
Supreme Court hears Navajo water rights case with potentially big impact
WASHINGTON - When the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in Arizona v. Navajo Nation, it will be considering fairly technical legal questions, but the answers could have a large impact on water allocation in the Colorado River basin.
World Baseball Classic’s return to Chase Field brings 2013 nostalgia
PHOENIX – This week, Chase Field is hosting the World Baseball Classic for the first time in 10 years. Team USA, Mexico, Canada, Great Britain and Colombia are playing on the world stage in Phoenix for the first time since 2013.
Second-half surge pushes Arizona men past Stanford to stay alive in Pac-12 tournament
LAS VEGAS – Despite a quiet night from Kerr Kriisa, the Wildcats rallied to defeat a resilient Stanford team Thursday in Las Vegas.
Arizona Cardinals facilities grade poorly in anonymous NFLPA poll
PHOENIX – Ahead of the NFL new year on March 15, the NFL Player’s Association released team report cards for various aspects of player relations. The Arizona Cardinals ranked 31st in aggregate grade.
12-year drought: Yavapai College basketball teams finish first seasons since programs cut
PHOENIX – For the first time in over a decade, basketball has returned to Yavapai Community College in Prescott. Although both the men’s and women's teams posted losing records, the programs are hopeful for the future and happy to have basketball back on campus.
After a successful season, ASU men’s swimming and diving squad pushes towards Pac-12 Championships
PHOENIX – ASU men’s swimming & diving team has had an impressive season capped by Léon Marchand’s standout performances, a 7-1 record and a No. 1 ranking. Now the Sun Devils seek to carry their momentum into the Pac-12 Championships in early March.
Pick-Nick party: Arizona Cardinals introduce Rallis as new defensive coordinator
TEMPE – The Arizona Cardinals and Jonathan Gannon hired Nick Rallis and held an introductory press conference on Wednesday to formally introduce him. The defensive coordinator’s promotion makes him the youngest coordinator in the NFL.
At 20, Philip Studer is transforming North Canyon freshman basketball
PHOENIX – Philip Studer, 20, is in his second season as the freshman basketball head coach at North Canyon High School. As one of the youngest coaches at any high school in the country, Studer has used his youth to build relationships with his players and help turn the program around.