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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

Photo essay: ASU football in ‘Prime Time’ sets stage for fervent fans, celebrity sightings

TEMPE – ASU fought valiantly in a close affair but dropped to 1-5 on the season after Deion Sanders, Shedeur Sanders and Colorado came to Tempe. Take a look back at the action and atmosphere of the game.

Colorado football coach Deion Sanders looks at the scoreboard during a game against ASU at Mountain America Stadium in Tempe on Oct. 7, 2023. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

From JUCO to Triple-A, No. 1 Blue Jays prospect’s lightning rise turning heads at Arizona Fall League

PHOENIX – In June 2021, Ricky Tiedemann was pitching in junior college in Southern California. Less than two and a half years later, Tiedemann has reached Triple-A, and is pitching in the Arizona Fall League, on the precipice of the major leagues.

Ricky Tiedemann during a pitch

While Arizona Diamondbacks look to take down familiar foe, previous postseason glory serves as inspiration for NLDS Game 3

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks will play their first home playoff game in six years Wednesday, with a chance to create one of the best moments in franchise history by taking down a Dodgers squad that has dominated them for years.

diamondbacks' players celebrating together

Abortion debate spurs new efforts to restrict prosecutorial discretion

MIAMI – After Roe v. Wade was overturned, some prosecutors vowed not to prosecute abortion-related cases. Now states are fighting back, passing laws or using executive orders to limit prosecutorial discretion.

After Roe v. Wade was overturned, some prosecutors vowed not to prosecute abortion-related cases. Now states are fighting back, passing laws or using executive orders to limit prosecutorial discretion. (Photo by Joseph Kual Zakaria/News21)

Deion Sanders, Colorado invade Tempe as ASU expects big crowds again at Mountain America Stadium

TEMPE – As Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffaloes come to Tempe this weekend to play ASU, large crowds are expected again at Mountain America Stadium after the last game was a sellout.

Bring on the Dodgers: Resilient Diamondbacks claw back on the road, set up L.A. showdown

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks clinched their ticket to the NLDS after a 5-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night, sweeping the NL Wild Card Series 2-0. The Diamondbacks now face a familiar foe in the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS.

Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald secures the final out of Game 2 in Wednesday's National League wild-card series against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Despite promise in second half, Arizona Cardinals grounded vs. San Francisco 49ers

TEMPE – The Cardinals had fast starts in their first three games, but fell behind big early to the 49ers and couldn’t overcome the deficit despite strong play from Josh Dobbs.

Jonathan Gannon at press conference

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.

‘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.

Qb Throws

ASU boosters, team react to news, timing of self-imposed bowl ban

TEMPE – Amid a backlash from fans and boosters over an 11th-hour self-imposed bowl ban, Arizona State football coach Kenny Dillingham wants his team to put the issue in the past and focus on the upcoming season.

Arizona State football coach Kenny Dillingham discusses the program’s self-imposed postseason ban for the upcoming season and starting quarterback Jaden Rashada’s progress in practice. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

$10 a day for 10,636 days: Backers raise funds for man freed from death row

WASHINGTON - Barry Jones walked out of prison on June 15, after 28 years behind bars on death row for a crime the state now says he did not commit. Supporters are trying to raise private donations to help him get his life back on track, after 10,636 days behind bars.