Two years later, Arizona lawmakers remain divided on Ukraine support

WASHINGTON - Two years after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, members of Arizona's congressional delegation remain just as divided as ever on what role the U.S. should play in the war as it enters its third year.

Gator greats: Xavier College Prep’s ongoing sports dynasty is decades in the making

PHOENIX – Through history, tradition, family and immense talent, Xavier College Prep has established itself as the greatest dynasty in Arizona high school sports with no sign of stopping anytime soon.

As losing streak mounts, Coyotes watch Arizona native Auston Matthews thrive

TEMPE – The Arizona Coyote grapple with a season marred by adversity amid an 11-game skid entering Sunday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Stuck in a downward spiral, goaltender Karel Vejmelka and the Arizona Coyotes seek to snap an 11-game losing streak Sunday. (Photo by Zac BonDurant/Getty Images)

‘I feel really good’: Brady Singer poised for redemption season with Kansas City Royals in 2024

SURPRISE – After a relatively down year for Brady Singer in which he dealt with injuries, the Kansas City Royals starter enters spring training feeling good and expecting better results.

Despite setbacks, Brady Singer remains focused on refining his craft during spring training to return to top form for the Kansas City Royals in the 2024 MLB season. (Photo by Bennett Silvyn/Cronkite News)

From early struggles to midseason success, retooled Phoenix Suns target championship run in second half

PHOENIX – Devin Booker and Kevin Durant have led the Suns to the fifth seed in the West so far, and the additions at the trade deadline have helped shape out the roster to support the superstars.

In the second half of the NBA season, Devin Booker, left, and Kevin Durant face a pivotal period where the Phoenix Suns aim to solidify their playoff positioning and make a championship push. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Arizona is in critical need of blood donations for sickle cell disease patients

PHOENIX — A lapse in blood donations has caused a critical blood shortage in Arizona and is affecting sickle cell disease patients. Maintaining a diverse blood supply is especially important for African Americans, who have a higher incidence of sickle cell.

John Chavez gets his blood drawn in a donation chair on Feb 10. (Photo by Jack Orleans/Cronkite news)

Spring ahead: Six Cactus League teams feature new managers in dugout, all with same goal

GLENDALE – There are six managers with new teams participating in the Cactus League for spring training. Even though they all bring heaps of experience, they have taken different journeys to get here.

Ron Washington returns to the AL West as manager of the Los Angeles Angels, a division where he previously coached the Texas Rangers. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

Isaiah Jackson’s explosive start to ASU baseball season a tribute to self-belief

PHOENIX – As a sophomore, Isaiah Jackson is improving his game to help his MLB draft projections while at the same time helping ASU baseball make a push to the tournament.

Former Cienega High School standout Isaiah Jackson continues to make waves at the plate for Arizona State to start his sophomore season.

How Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball unionization case could impact athletes at Arizona State, University of Arizona

PHOENIX – The National Labor Relations Board regional director announced Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball players could vote to unionize. While Dartmouth’s players are protected by the NLRB, ASU and Arizona athletes might be impacted by the ruling.

Through scenery changes, ASU journeyman Jose Perez has always been a ‘winner’ on the court

TEMPE – ASU men’s basketball graduate guard and journeyman Jose Perez has not had it easy at any of his schools, but has experienced some legendary moments along the way.

With an average of 12.9 points per game, Jose Perez is one of the on-court leaders for the Arizona State men's basketball program. (Photo by Alyssa Buruato/Cronkite News)

Senate votes to put the ‘illegal’ in illegal migration, make it a state crime

PHOENIX - The Senate voted Wednesday to make it a state crime to illegally enter Arizona by crossing the border between ports of entry - a proposal that Democratic opponents called both racially motivated and unconstitutional.

Arizona leaders take advantage of Inflation Reduction Act tax credits for sustainability projects

PHOENIX – Leaders of Arizona’s public, private and nonprofit sectors discussed financial incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act, explaining how they will use available federal funds for environmental efforts and renewable energy projects.