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‘Success can be a disease’: Arizona State happy with win but Herm Edwards seeks improvement

TEMPE - Arizona State feels good about its season-opening victory, but coach Herm Edwards does not want his team to get complacent. Michigan State is coming to town.


Having a field day: ASU’s Johnson makes sure Sun Devil Stadium is game-ready

TEMPE – Arizona State’s Athletic Grounds Facilities Manager Brian Johnson takes care of Sun Devil Stadium and prepares it for ASU football games.


‘I was heartbroken’: Larry Fitzgerald recalls time shared with John McCain

An unlikely friendship developed between Larry Fitzgerald and Sen. John McCain during the time the two shared in Arizona.


Businesslike Herm Edwards prepares for debut as Arizona State football coach

A businesslike Herm Edwards said Monday he was confident for his debut as Arizona State football coach. The Sun Devils open the season Saturday against Texas San Antonio.


In the sports arena, John McCain also packed a punch

John McCain had a large impact on the Arizona sports community, but the senator's reach in the sports arena was felt around the country.


‘You’re not going to wake up’: In wake of concussion survey, former football prospect shares story

PHOENIX – A new survey says more Arizona parents aren’t allowing their children to play football due to concussion fears. A former ASU commit shares his story.


Just for kicks: Arizona sneakerheads pay big bucks for elite shoes

Sneakerheads are growing in the Valley. They are navigating a rapidly-changing retail industry to find the most unique and artistically-inspired shoes.


Beyond the reservation: NABI focuses on education as well as basketball

The NABI Foundation invites Native American basketball teams to compete in tournaments, while also offering lessons in the importance of healthy living and education.


From MLB to youth sports, baseball sees increased arm injuries in pitchers

Major League Baseball and youth baseball have seen a growing trend of arm injuries that may be tied to systemic overuse in pitchers.


Raising the steaks: Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald sees giving back as his personal responsibility

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is entering his 15th season with the Cardinals and continues to carry his spirit of giving to the Arizona community and nationwide.


The Grind: How two Sun Devils in minors are making a push for big league call-ups

An inside look at how ASU products Andrew Aplin and Darin Gillies are pushing for their first Major League Baseball call-up after more than 800 combined games in the minors.


From ‘Average Joe’ to ‘Ninja Warrior’: Popularity of TV show spurs growth in ninja-training gyms

SCOTTSDALE - Tucked into an alcove of the AZ on the Rocks climbing facility, Lee Kates works on a ring-climb obstacle. The 36-year-old uses two small red rings and the momentum of his body to climb up and down the pegs of a wooden plank.