‘What team is best’? Proposed open division tournament for high school basketball could provide answer

PHOENIX – High school basketball coaches in Arizona are optimistic that a proposed open division tournament will create an unmatched competitive environment and keep the best players at their home schools.


Pac-12 turns heads with trio of teams in Women’s College World Series

LOS ANGELES – The Pac-12 has sent three teams – Arizona, UCLA And Oregon State – to the Women’s College World Series. Can the league out-muscle the Big 12’s big three?


Quarterback Kyler Murray returns to Cardinals workouts amid contract dispute

TEMPE – The excitement of quarterback Kyler Murray returning to workouts was tempered by Monday’s news that Jeff Gladney has died in a car accident.


After ending GCU’s dream, Delanie Wisz, UCLA advance to Women’s College World Series

LOS ANGELES – After knocking off GCU, UCLA continues its roll and will play in the Women’s College World Series, thanks in big part to Delanie Wisz.


‘You don’t play finals, you win finals’: ASU men’s golf competes for national title

SCOTTSDALE – Arizona State defeated the best team in the country, Oklahoma, and the defending champion, Pepperdine, to advance to the NCAA DI men's golf team championship.


Are race, gender slowing Brittney Griner’s return? Mercury coach Vanessa Nygaard raises question

PHOENIX – Brittany Griner’s imprisonment for more than 100 days prompted Phoenix Mercury coach Vanessa Nygaard to question why she remains jailed and compares the case to that of Gabby Petito, the missing vlogger who was murdered.


‘Live and learn’: ASU’s historic softball season comes to close in super regionals

TEMPE – The Arizona State softball team’s historic season comes to an end after Northwestern eliminated the Sun Devils in a super regional round of the Women’s College World Series.


‘We’re going to carry forward Pat’s legacy’: Tillman Foundation continues its mission

PHOENIX – Eighteen years after the former Arizona State football player’s death, the Pat Tillman Foundation continues its work in developing veterans through leadership and educational development.


ASU’s first season under Willie Bloomquist over after blown lead to Arizona in Pac-12 Baseball Tournament

SCOTTSDALE – Willie Bloomquist’s first year as Arizona State baseball coach was marred by key injuries but also highlighted by breakout performances across the Sun Devils roster. ASU lost to Chip Hale’s Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 tournament Friday.


Brittney Griner: a look back at the 100 days since Mercury star’s detainment in Russia

PHOENIX- Brittney Griner was detained 100 days ago in Russia. Frustration grows for family, friends and fans.


‘Hard Knocks Super Bowl’? If Cardinals go all the way, HBO’s popular series will be there

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals have been announced as the feature team in the second installment of “Hard Knocks In Season.” If they advance to the playoffs, HBO will join them.


I, robotics major: ASU defensive lineman B.J. Green hopes to build prosthetics for children

PHOENIX – Former ASU walk-on B.J. Green not only landed a scholarship, but he hopes his focus on robotics will allow him to design prosthetics for children who cannot afford them.