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Photo essay: Future lottery picks hit Las Vegas for Border League high school basketball showcase

LAS VEGAS – The Border League featured three No. 1 recruits at different age levels and multiple projected lottery picks. Here’s the story of these players told in pictures.

Florida Eagles forward Cooper Flagg guards a fellow five-star recruit, Bishop O’Connell’s Bryson Tucker, in their first round matchup at the Top Flight Invite at Border League at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas on Oct. 13. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News)

‘This is who we are’: GCU men’s and women’s basketball hope to emerge as national threats in pivotal season

PHOENIX – GCU men’s and women’s basketball have had quick journeys to national prominence. Now they hope to use their recent momentum to reach new heights in their respective 2023-24 seasons.

GCU men's and women's basketball players on the court.

Phoenix Rising FC aims for Western Conference Final redemption, sets sights on ‘California Sweep’ against Sacramento Republic FC

PHOENIX – In a long-awaited return to the Western Conference Final, Phoenix Rising FC is determined to leave their misfortunes behind. This Saturday, the organization looks to pull off the “California sweep” against top-seeded Sacramento Republic FC on the road.

Phoenix Rising FC gears up for a California showdown Saturday against Sacramento Republic FC in the Western Conference Final. (Photo courtesy of Phoenix Rising FC)

Life behind the bases as partners of MLB players reveal highs, lows

PHOENIX – As the Arizona Diamondbacks fight for their first World Series in two decades, some of their spouses reveal the ups and downs of dating a professional baseball player.

Andrew Saalfrank posing for photo with girlfriend Madisyn Stauffer.

Mundo del dolor: Heridas, golpes y magulladuras de las artes marciales mixtas

PHOENIX – El mundo de las artes marciales mixtas tiene una mezcla única de pasión y dolor mientras los luchadores discuten el costo físico y emocional de las lesiones y la resiliencia que los impulsa en este deporte implacable.

El excampeón de la UFC, Henry Cejudo, reconoce que las lesiones y el dolor están entrelazados con la victoria y la derrota en el deporte. (Foto de Reece Andrews/Cronkite Noticias)

World of hurt: Inside the cuts, bumps and bruises of mixed martial arts

PHOENIX – The world of MMA has a unique blend of passion and pain as fighters discuss the physical and emotional toll of injuries and the resilience that drives them in the unforgiving sport.

Cejudo hits a guy on the ground

Childhood friends Flaggs, Brennan take brotherly bond from ASU to GCU

PHOENIX – Duke Brennan and Malcolm Flaggs have been close since their days playing together in AAU basketball. They both started their college careers at Arizona State, and now hope to help take Grand Canyon’s basketball program to new heights.

Former ASU teammates reunited

Lök Wur’s South Sudanese spirit, hoop dreams shine entering 2023-24 season at GCU

PHOENIX – Meet Lök Wur, the Grand Canyon University basketball standout who’s embracing the opportunity to represent both his homeland and GCU on the basketball court while aspiring to make an impact.

GCU Men's basketball in a team huddle.

‘We’re going to battle’: Grand Canyon men’s basketball embraces new size, toughness as season approaches

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon men’s basketball brought in nine new players during the offseason, with a focus on length and size. In head coach Bryce Drew’s fourth season, his expectations for the program are at an all-time high.

GCU men's basketball embraces a new identity as the team sets its sights on a challenging 2023-24 season with one goal: reaching the 2024 Men's Final Four in Phoenix. (Photo by Griffin Greenberg/Cronkite News)

A new look: ASU men’s basketball offers hope, including (gasp!) a possible trip to Final Four

TEMPE – Bobby Hurley’s Arizona State men’s basketball team is looking to keep working on chemistry as a new group after returning from Europe. After seeing both sides of the transfer portal, Hurley believes his team is ready to compete.

ASU basketball team huddled together.

Two for one: Shohei Ohtani’s rise inspires changes across baseball, including ASU

TEMPE – In MLB, Shohei Ohtani is one of the best, both as a hitter and pitcher. His success is altering decades-long perceptions of two-way players, who are now being allowed to play on both sides deeper into their careers. ASU baseball is on board with the concept.

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‘I’m supposed to be here’: ASU reserve quarterback Jacob Conover ready if needed against USC

TEMPE – Facing a series of injuries in ASU's quarterback lineup, Jacob Conover, a transfer from BYU, is prepared and waiting for his chance to shine in the upcoming matchup against USC.

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