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Making waves: Drag boat racing finds home at Buckeye’s Hidden Lake

BUCKEYE – Tucked south of Buckeye, Hidden Lake is home to Arizona Drag Boat Association races, where competitors from across Arizona and elsewhere the country come to compete at speeds up to 120 mph.


A pain, a diagnosis, a tumor, a fight: Northwest Christian’s Floyd uses faith, determination to persevere

PHOENIX – The diagnosis was shocking: cancer. But that hasn’t slowed Northwest Christian soccer player Wilson Floyd from waging a fight, or her team from winning a title.


‘I instantly knew he was dead’: Drug overdoses surge during pandemic, piling tragedy upon tragedy

TUCSON – While stay-at-home orders kept people safe from contracting COVID-19, home is where isolation and limited access to treatment fueled substance use disorders and led to a spike in overdose deaths.


Not just for the pros: Arizona high schools, colleges turning to baseball analytics, technology

PHOENIX – At the high school, junior college and Division I levels of baseball in Arizona, teams are beginning to use advanced technology to improve their players.


Who are these Diamondbacks? Injuries, inconsistency plague start but team remains confident

PHOENIX - The Diamondbacks are two-plus weeks and 16 games into the 2021 season and have yet to find any consistency in any area of the game while also dealing with the injury bug. Unlike the 60-game season last year, the D-Backs have plenty of time to return to health and play to their potential.


Shoddy weight rooms? Poor branding? WNBA stars praise college players for exposing NCAA inequality

PHOENIX – After some college players exposed disparities in how the NCAA treats its women’s and men’s basketball tournaments, several WNBA stars praised their college counterparts for taking a stand.


A player remembered, a community crushed: Friends mourn loss of GCU’s Oscar Frayer

PHOENIX – Just three days after playing in Grand Canyon's first NCAA Tournament, Oscar Frayer died in a car accident in California. Friends mourn the loss of the standout.


March 11, 2020: The day that sports stood still

PHOENIX - One year ago, Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID, leading to a national shutdown. Athletes, coaches and media reflect on the 24 hours that changed everyday life in the United States.


Monday Morning Sun Devil: ASU football growth measurable as spring practice starts

PHOENIX – Arizona State has built its program under Herm Edwards with an eye for players with unique athletic traits. As Edwards enters his fourth season with the Sun Devils, his vision is starting to come into focus.


73 years after Robinson broke color barrier, baseball struggles to lure Black players

PHOENIX – According to SABR, there has been a decline of African American players in MLB nearly every year since 1981, and by 2016 that number plummeted to 6.7%, the lowest percentage since 1957.


Monday Morning Sun Devil: ASU rout in Territorial Cup reflects state of program

PHOENIX – Arizona State’s rout in Territorial Cup shows why ASU made the right decision when it thought outside the box and plucked Herm Edwards from ESPN.


Monday Morning Sun Devil: Reflecting on late game turnovers, future recruits

PHOENIX – Late-game turnovers doomed the Arizona State football team in its loss to UCLA, but the Sun Devils were encouraged by the progress shown in the second half.