Search result for Jordan Dafnis

After leaving ASU, Jack Elway quits football, forges own path

PHOENIX -- His name is not “John Elway’s son.” It’s “Jack Elway.”


Gonzaga’s Mathews an impact player, on and off the court

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - When it comes to sports, Santa Monica High School basketball coach James Hecht and art teacher Amy Bouse are on opposite ends of the spectrum.


‘Adopting’ Syrian refugees in Phoenix builds bridges between cultures

Debbie Rhoads Crenshaw saw a Facebook post on a local community page a year and a half ago asking people to adopt a Syrian refugee family at Christmastime.


Chasing Ghosts: Tar Heels one step away from redemption

GLENDALE -- It’s going to be hard for North Carolina to shake off the ghost of Villanova guard Kris Jenkins’ buzzer-beater in last season’s national championship game. Especially with him in the building, rocking a Tar Heels shirt in support of his brother -- UNC senior guard Nate Britt.


Self, McGrady headline 2017 Hall of Fame class

GLENDALE -- While the team itself may have only advanced to the Elite Eight, Kansas has had a pretty good Final Four week.


West Coast hoops gets prime opportunity in Final Four

GLENDALE – This weekend’s Final Four makes it clear – quality basketball is being played in the Pacific Time Zone.


Gonzaga assistant coach has roots at Scottsdale Community College

GLENDALE – Even if the confetti doesn’t shower him on Monday night amid a national championship celebration, Gonzaga assistant coach Donny Daniels will have a legacy in the state of Arizona.


Navajo Nation partners with ASU professor to bring science and technology education to reservation

MESA – Shawn Jordan had traveled five hours to Church Rock, New Mexico, in the Navajo Nation. It was his first time on the Navajo reservation.


While courts weigh travel ban, international students watch and wait

WASHINGTON - Leila Asadi has had to put her doctoral dissertation on hold while courts consider legal challenges to President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travel from seven majority-Muslim countries.


Trump bars refugees to U.S. for 120 days, bars Syrians indefinitely

WASHINGTON - Jamal Saleh fled violence and police brutality in his native Syria in 2013, resettling in Phoenix with his wife and seven children, but leaving his farm, his beloved hometown, his brother and his sisters back in Syria.


Clemson achieves redemption in return to desert

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.


National anthem protest has national trickle-down effect

University High School, located in West Los Angeles, features a socially aware group of players under the direction of coach John Washington.