‘Ready for this moment’: Former Arizona stars Mathurin, Terry, Koloko impress in NBA Summer League debuts

LAS VEGAS – The 2021-22 Arizona Wildcats basketball team was well-represented as NBA Summer League tipped off as Bennedict Mathurin, Dalen Terry and Christian Koloko all won their first games in Las Vegas.


‘We’ve got hoopers out there’: TyTy Washington, Jalen Williams show Arizona pride in NBA Summer League

LAS VEGAS – TyTy Washington and Jalen Williams faced each other often while growing up in Arizona. But as NBA rookies playing in the Las Vegas Summer League, their matchup Saturday carried extra weight as they both took pride in repping their home state.


Could overturning of Roe v. Wade impact athletic recruiting at Arizona universities?

PHOENIX – Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court, could NCAA programs in Arizona suffer recruiting consequences because of the state’s anti-abortion stance?


Surfers gather to honor Nick Gabaldón, a pioneer who inspired diversity on the waves

LOS ANGELES – Ten years ago, amid social unrest, the Black Surfers Collective decided to commemorate a person that inspired diverse communities to love the ocean. That person was Nick Gabaldón.


Angel City Games set stage for 2028 Summer Paralympics in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – The Angel City Games, the largest adaptive sports festival in the western United States, brings attention to adaptive sports ahead of the 2028 Summer Paralympics in Los Angeles.


Former Mercury coach Brondello receives warm welcome upon return to Footprint Center

PHOENIX – Sandy Brondello, who called Phoenix home for eight years and still lives in the Valley, was grateful for the warm welcome she received upon her return to Footprint Center with the New York Liberty.


The Player Whisperer: Damian Lillard, other NBA stars flock to work with trainer Phil Beckner

PHOENIX – From a difficult upbring to an accomplished career as a player development coach, Phil Beckner’s journey is one worth following.


Yee-Haul: Prescott Frontier Days ropes in sold-out crowds and ties family with fun

PRESCOTT – Despite rainy conditions, Prescott Frontier Days continued its annual tradition with another successful event that featured sold-out crowds and nine timed and judged competitions over seven days.


On eve of Brittney Griner’s guilty plea, community holds rally for Mercury star

PHOENIX - An emotional and impassioned Cherelle Griner addressed a fervent crowd of more than 300 at the “Bring BG Home” rally at the Footprint Center Wednesday evening. Shortly after, at a court in Khimki, Russia, Brittney, pleaded guilty to bringing hash oil into the country.


Viva Las Vegas: NBA Summer League roster has international feel for Phoenix Suns

PHOENIX – After a disappointing finish to their season, the Phoenix Suns are excited to see what comes out of NBA Summer League competition in Las Vegas.


Sun Devil Stadium to host XFL player showcase as league eyes 2023 return

Phoenix - Tempe is one of six cities hosting an XFL showcase for players to potentially join the league.


Future WWE stars? Two Arizona State athletes selected for sport’s NIL program

TEMPE – The WWE announced its second class of NIL athletes, and Cohlton Schultz and Case Hatch from Arizona State are among the 15 selected.