Sport

‘Still expected to look like Barbie dolls’: Gender equality in sports media an ongoing battle

PHOENIX – Gender inequality in sports media is not a new issue. And despite gains women have made in the industry, problems persist.


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.


The Kessel Run: Coyotes forward not slowing down during ironman streak

PHOENIX – Kessel will play in his 885th straight game when the Coyotes face the Vegas Golden Knights Friday, extending his ironman streak in pursuit of Doug Jarvis’ record.


Hey batta batta: Diamondbacks home opener brings changes, return to normalcy

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks believe Chase Field is fully equipped to safely host 20,000 fans for Friday’s home opener and the subsequent home series. After a rough road trip to start the season, the team is looking forward to the support.


Valley roller skaters adapt during pandemic, embrace community to overcome adversity

PHOENIX – As roller skaters navigate COVID-19 shutdowns and reopenings, they’re searching for a place to roll – and a community.


Celiac? Hashimoto’s? Torn ACL? Nothing can slow ASU soccer’s Cori Sullivan

PHOENIX – Two years away from the pitch was enough time to nearly snatch Cori Sullivan’s dreams of playing college and professional soccer. Despite battling Celiac disease, Hashimoto’s disease and a torn ACL, she’s back.


Sports, politics collide again as Mickelson, McIlroy address voting rights and Texas passes anthem bill

PHOENIX — Sports, politics collide again as Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy address voting rights, while Texas senate passes National Anthem bill


Former ASU guard Jaelen House eyes GCU, could join former teammates

PHOENIX - ASU transfer Jaelen House announced that GCU and New Mexico are his top two destinations. What would the former Sun Devils guard bring to the Lopes?


Arizona fires Sean Miller, looks for coach who can win games, generate dollars

PHOENIX – The University of Arizona men’s basketball team is among the top profiting college basketball programs in the country. They are looking forward to a successful and competitive future with a new head coach.


To mandate or not mandate? Greater access to COVID-19 vaccine raises ethical questions in sports world

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 vaccine has brought potential relief to what has been a stressful year in sports. But not everyone is open to taking the vaccine, with some expressing medical and ethical concerns.


Deja vu all over again? Three takeaways from Diamondbacks’ early season struggles

PHOENIX - Similar to last season, the Diamondbacks are off to a 1-3 start after facing the Padres. A struggling offense and pitching rotation are keys to understanding why.


Announcer’s slur during high school game raises concerns about streaming service’s lack of oversight

PHOENIX - Matt Rowan is the latest example of an announcer who said inappropriate comments on the air, raising concern about streaming services’ lack of oversight.