Sport

From out of baseball to Olympian: Jeremy Wolf’s path to Aliyah and Team Israel

SCOTTSDALE – Scottsdale’s Jeremy Wolf is a Jewish-American Olympian with a heart for baseball’s minor leaguers.


‘He got a bad rap’: Friends, NFL executives remember Bill Bidwill’s humble, caring side

TEMPE – Bill Bidwill may have been an enigma to Cardinals fans and others who knew him only through his public persona. But in their tributes to him in the wake of his death at 88, Bidwill’s close friends and associates describe a humble, joke-telling man with a deeply caring nature.


Former top MLB picks Lewis, Moniak stare pressure in face at Fall League

SCOTTSDALE - For the first time since 2011, the Arizona Fall League is showcasing two former No. 1 overall MLB Draft picks in Royce Lewis and Mickey Moniak. Despite the pressure of the first pick label, both players are not letting the selection define their careers.


‘He wants to be great’: Cardinals’ Kingsbury remains optimistic about Murray, team

TEMPE – Even though the Arizona Cardinals have started 0-3-1, coach Kliff Kingsbury still feels good about the progress of quarterback Kyler Murray and his team.


Ducey on Fair Pay to Play: ‘I don’t want to see a state, especially California, have a competitive advantage’

PHOENIX – Arizona sports figures divided over California law that will allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents.


From running back to wrestler, Julia Chambers is stiff-arming skeptics, thriving at Skyline

MESA – Although she faced skeptics, Julia Chambers decided to pursue playing running back at Skyline High School. She is also a state champion wrestler and an accomplished track and field athlete.


International flair: GCU men’s soccer attracts international players from 10 countries

PHOENIX – The GCU Men’s soccer team prides itself in diversity as almost half of the team members are internationally born.


Return to Cal stirs memories for ASU’s Herm Edwards, who put himself in the record book

TEMPE — Arizona State’s Herm Edwards and Rob Likens have fond memories of the time they spent at Cal.


‘You can’t trust adults’: Mountain Pointe scandal raises questions about win at all costs culture

CHANDLER – An assistant football coach's decision to leak game plans to opposing coaches raises questions about the culture of sports.


‘It’s been unacceptable’: Panthers expose Cardinals’ struggles on defense

TEMPE – A big reason the Arizona Cardinals have started 0-2-1 is their inability to stop opposing team's tight ends.


Ice time: With Fry’s guidance, hockey participation among females in Arizona booming

GLENDALE – After starring in the 2014 Winter Olympics, Lindsey Fry has made an impact on female hockey participation in Arizona. The state is No. 1 in growth during the last five years.


Arizona-based Texas Tech fans still support Cardinals coach Kingsbury

TUCSON – Even after his time at Texas Tech, Arizona-based alums still support Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury.