‘Weird’ and exciting: Emotions, memories flow as ASU basketball prepares to move to Big 12 after 46 years in the Pac-12

TEMPE – With Arizona State moving to the Big 12, many around the program reflect on the past and consider what the future could look like in a new conference.

Bobby Hurley talking to the media.

Running toward history: NAU women’s and men’s teams eye monumental sweep at NCAA Cross Country Championships

PHOENIX – Northern Arizona University seeks to become the first school since 2004 to sweep the men’s and women’s races at the NCAA Cross Country Championships this upcoming weekend at Panorama Farms in Charlottesville, Virginia.

NAU Women's cross country team.

Triumph in Bangkok: Arizona trio win IWBF gold medals, offer fresh perspective on adaptive athletics

TUCSON – Abby Dunn, Hayley Nilsen and Emilee Gustafson had the opportunity of their lifetime to represent the United States in the IWBF U25 games. The Arizona Wildcat trio walked away with a gold medal in wheelchair basketball and an experience unlike any other.

Nilsen, Gustafson and Dunn Celebrating In Front of USA Flag

Border encounters dip slightly, but Tucson sector again saw most traffic

WASHINGTON – Border Patrol officers encountered 55,224 migrants in the Tucson sector in October, far outstripping the 38,211 encounters in the Del Rio, Texas, sector and almost 10 times the number seen in the Yuma sector that month.

Shaken and stirred: NCAA transfer portal transforms Pac-12 basketball

LAS VEGAS – The transfer portal has shaken up the landscape of college athletics. See how the portal has made its impact on Pac-12 basketball for the 2023-24 season.

Photo of Pac-12 logo.

Oregon State eyes chaotic conclusion to upend Pac-12 in College Football Playoff race

PHOENIX – Oregon State moved to No. 11 in the most recent CFP poll, and now has the chance to create a dramatic finish in the Pac-12's last hope for a playoff spot.

Arizonans join thousands at rally to support Israel, decry antisemitism

WASHINGTON - Several Arizonans were among the thousands who turned out Tuesday for the Americans March for Israel rally on the National Mall in Washington, where rally-goers showed their support for Israel in its war against Hamas and protested rising antisemitism.

Phoenix considers expanding boundaries, inventory for e-scooter and e-bike program

PHOENIX – The city of Phoenix is gathering public comment on the expansion of its e-scooter and e-bike micromobility program after data from vendors shows positive results from the current program.

Scooters are parked on the corner of East First Street and Monroe Street in Phoenix on Nov. 13, 2023. (Photo by Sam Volante/Cronkite News)

Arizona Republican lawmakers announce plan to raise teacher pay

PHOENIX – Arizona Republican lawmakers announced a plan to increase pay for teachers in K-12 public schools, but Democrats and education advocates say it doesn’t go far enough.

Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, is surrounded by Republican lawmakers as he discusses their proposal to increase pay for Arizona K-12 public school teachers. (Photo by Jacob Snelgrove/Cronkite News)

Diamondbacks’ Corbin Carroll wins first Rookie of the Year Award in franchise history

PHOENIX – Arizona Diamondbacks star outfielder Corbin Carroll won the 2023 National League Rookie of the Year. The 23-year-old led the Diamondbacks to 84 wins, their first postseason appearance since 2017 and the first World Series trip since 2001.

Rookie Corbin Carroll celebrating with teammates

End of an era: Ray Anderson resigns as athletic director of ASU

On Monday, Ray Anderson announced his resignation as the vice president of university athletics at Arizona State, effective immediately. It was a decision that many fans supported.

Arizona State parted ways Monday with athletic director Ray Anderson, who said, “We have entered an unprecedented era where the number and magnitude of changes in the college sports landscape are astounding.”

Kyler Murray is back and Arizona Cardinals players, fans couldn’t be happier

TEMPE – After waiting 10 weeks, Cardinals fans finally got their wish, as Kyler Murray returned to the field at State Farm Stadium. His impact was felt immediately, as a remarkable first-down run led to the game-winning field goal in the waning seconds.

kyler celebrates after TD in 2023 debut