Sport

COVID-19 means no fans, but Arizona Cardinals still fired up for home opener

PHOENIX _ Kyler Murray’s legs could be critical in the Arizona Cardinals' showdown with the Washington Football Team and a sack-frenzied front-seven.


Making ‘dreams come true’: New technology puts players in command of recruitment process

TEMPE - A downloadable app looks to provide players, parents and coaches with the tools needed to boost opportunities to compete at the next level.


California guidelines aren’t blocking Pac-12 football, governor says

The addition of the Sophia 2 test to the Pac-12 will help schools maintain safety, but will not impact Los Angeles schools who are not even cleared to play yet.


AIA updates key COVID-19 metric, opens door for more teams to play

PHOENIX - The AIA’s decision to adjust a key COVID-19 metric will allow more high school football teams to compete this fall.


Golf in Sun Devil Stadium? Creativity in play for 365 team during COVID-19

TEMPE - Golf in Sun Devil Stadium? Creativity in play during COVID-19 pandemic


Signing of Damion Lowe strengthens defense, creates possible dilemma for Phoenix Rising

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising bolstered their defense Wednesday by signing Jamaican international Damion Lowe, but the deal could have one major drawback.


Retired doctor walking to all 30 Major League Baseball ballparks for patient safety

PHOENIX- Dave Mayer plans to travel to all 30 Major League baseball stadiums, advocating for patient safety initiatives.


With his coach as his caddie, ASU’s Kevin Yu steady in third U.S. Open appearance

PHOENIX - Arizona State fifth-year senior golfer Chun An Yu represents the youngest of seven Sun Devils competing in the 120th U.S. Open, but he’ll get some help with ASU head coach Matt Thurmond alongside him as his caddie.


Puerto Rican heritage important to Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr.

PHOENIX – Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr. wants to share his love of football with the Puerto Rican community.


The Peddy cure: Guard’s game-winning shot is antidote in Mercury victory

PHOENIX – The path of Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy to the WNBA was not an easy one, but despite her struggles she managed to lift her team into the second round of playoffs.


‘Nothing we saw coming’: Arizona sports card market takes off during pandemic

PHOENIX – While many small businesses in Arizona have suffered, the sports trading card trading market has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Affirmative action on California’s ballot again, echoing Arizona’s debate in 2010

Affirmative action is on the ballot in California in 2020, and every professional sports team in Northern California recently endorsed Proposition 16.