TEMPE — Ever since Ray Anderson arrived at Arizona State University in 2014 as athletics director, the athletic department has taken significant strides toward a goal Anderson shared with Cronkite News in July.
TEMPE — A loud voice echoes at Arizona State’s basketball practice facility in the Weatherup Center, battling the constant squeak of sneakers and the bounce of basketballs.
GLENDALE - Throughout the week leading up to Saturday’s PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Clemson players spoke about how last season’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game loss in Arizona left a bad taste in their mouths.
SCOTTSDALE - It was a casual offseason afternoon Friday at Saguaro High School. Seventeen players on the school’s varsity football team were in the gym lifting weights. It wasn’t mandatory; head coach Jason Mohns had given his team the final two weeks of December off, but some players wanted to come in.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – “When you’ve made the decision to go to rehab, you’re gonna go in there guns blazing,” said Rex Chapman, a Phoenix Suns guard from 1996 to 2000 who later spent time in the team’s front office. “Meaning you’re gonna take probably more (drugs) than you normally take because this is your last hurrah for a long time, maybe ever.”
GLENDALE - Seventeen months after Glendale voided its 15-year lease with the Arizona Coyotes, the NHL club announced plans Monday to move to a new arena in Tempe in time for the opening of the 2019-2020 season.
SURPRISE - In Torey Lovullo, the Arizona Diamondbacks are getting a hard-working manager who will quickly gain the respect of his players, according to a member of the Boston Red Sox organization taking part in the Arizona Fall League at Surprise Stadium on Friday.
PHOENIX - The capacity crowd at Wrigley Field in Chicago watched as Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis faced off against Cubs relief pitcher Travis Wood with two runners on base and two outs in the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series.
TEMPE - Former NBA player and current Suns broadcaster Eddie Johnson was just a kid growing up in inner-city Chicago when he attended his first Cubs game. He spent what little money he had to buy a Pittsburgh Pirates hat to be just like Roberto Clemente, his favorite player.
PHOENIX – Success. Success. Success. That is all the new general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks wants for a franchise mired in a string of disappointing seasons.
SCOTTSDALE - When Auston Matthews became the first player to score four goals in his NHL debut Wednesday, the Arizona hockey community celebrated with him.
FLAGSTAFF- Running 800 miles may seem like insanity to some people, but Michael Versteeg knew he’d get around to trying it one day.