Chef’s special: Anthony Pressley parlays 200-pound weight loss into cooking for world’s best boxers
PHOENIX – Anthony Pressley went from overweight at 400 pounds to a performance chef for world champion boxers such as Tyson Fury and Errol Spence Jr., using the same cooking techniques that helped him lose 200 pounds naturally.
‘He knew how to outsmart guys’: Former coaches not surprised Cardinals hired Drew Terrell
PHOENIX – Drew Terrell is returning to the place where his football journey began. The Arizona Cardinals have hired the former Hamilton High School star as the team’s passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach.
Campaign, vote, repeat: Candidates started lining up for 2024 in 2022
WASHINGTON - With 18 months until Election Day 2024, close to 50 congressional hopefuls have already filed statements of interest with the state, as the need for candidates to raise funds and raise their profiles has turned campaigning into an almost nonstop pursuit.
Who needs a beach? College sand volleyball thriving in Arizona, with GCU leading way
PHOENIX – Arizona’s climate makes beach volleyball a viable year-round sport. Three major colleges have taken advantage to build sustainable programs, making the state one of the best non-coastal states in the country for the sport.
Goodbye, Oakland? A’s potential move to Las Vegas has familiar ring
PHOENIX – The Oakland Athletics are one of the most storied franchises in baseball. However, no one knows their story because they moved from Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland and now could move to Las Vegas, less than five hours from Phoenix.
Long time coming: ASU, Brophy Prep alum Drew Maggi finally makes MLB debut for Pittsburgh Pirates
PHOENIX – After a long minor-league baseball career spanning more than 10 seasons, ASU and Brophy Prep alum Drew Maggi finally made his MLB debut on Wednesday.
Renaissance man: Phoenix boxer Elijah Garcia ready to fight on boxing’s biggest stage amid Valley boxing revival
PHOENIX – Elijah Garcia, one of three young fighters leading a boxing revival in Phoenix, faces the toughest test of his career against Kevin Salgado. The bout is on the undercard of the biggest fight of the year, Gervonta Davis versus Ryan Garcia in Las Vegas, and puts the up-and-coming Garcia on boxing’s biggest stage.
Phoenix Suns eager to reverse postseason failures in upcoming NBA playoffs
PHOENIX – The Suns hope to end a franchise-long streak of heartbreaking playoff outings and lift up the Larry O’Brien trophy. To do that, however, Phoenix will need to go against history, unwritten rules and other factors that will stand in the way of its first title.
Brice Turang before the Bigs: Eighth-grade draft hopeful, USA baseball alum, $100 home run hitter
PHOENIX — Brice Turang was the Brewers’ first round pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, but he was still considerable steps away from tapping into his upside. In bridging the gap between his strengths and weaknesses through four grueling minor league seasons, parallels to past experiences arose that revealed his readiness when his call-up came this spring.
ASU gymnast Hannah Scharf ready to take on NCAA women’s championships as an individual qualifier
TEMPE – ASU gymnast Hannah Scharf has already cemented herself as one of the Sun Devil greats, and has one last chance to showcase her talents this season at the NCAA women’s championships.
Big shots on campus: University of Arizona’s Jordan Geist and Delaney Schnell win NCAA national titles
PHOENIX – University of Arizona's Jordan Geist and Delaney Schnell won NCAA National Championships in the indoor shot put and platform diving to end long droughts for their respective programs.
All in the family: Freshmen twins Kalek and Kaden House lead Desert Mountain basketball to best season in school history
PHOENIX – Freshmen Kalek and Kaden House, who are twin sons of Eddie House, play varsity basketball at Desert Mountain High School. One of the assistant coaches is Michael Bibby Jr., son of Michael Bibby, who is cousins with Kalek and Kaden House.