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‘Finish the job’: Colangelo, Womack, Johnson reflect on Diamondbacks’ World Series runs

PHOENIX – Jerry Colangelo, Tony Womack, Randy Johnson discuss the magic of the 2001 Diamondbacks team and reflect on the 2023 squad.

March Toughness? Wildcats aim at final Pac-12 title, deep NCAA tournament run in Tommy Lloyd’s third season

LAS VEGAS – Toughened by a crushing NCAA Tournament loss, Arizona’s men's basketball team is aiming to defend its Pac-12 Tournament championship and make a deep NCAA Tournament run.

U of A Head Coach Tommy Lloyd

Border cities are struggling – but coping – with ‘street release’ of migrants

WASHINGTON – More than a month after federal officials began "street releases" of migrants waiting for shelter, border mayors say their cities are managing to cope with the influx, but may soon be stretched beyond their capacity to help.

The Diocese of Phoenix supports mental health through ministry

PHOENIX – At the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, the Office of Mental Health Ministry advocates for and supports the mental health of its parishioners.

Bishop John Dolan stands before the congregation at the Saints Simon and Jude Cathedral on N. 27th Avenue in Phoenix on Sept. 10, 2023 during the Mass of Remembrance for People Who Died by Suicide. (Photo by Deanna Pistono/Cronkite News)

ASU sprinter Justin Robinson’s road to redemption ends in gold at the World Athletics Championships

TEMPE — Justin Robinson, a junior on the Arizona State track and field team, just captured two gold medals at the World Athletics Championships. Gold medals are always special, but it is especially sweet for Robinson, who went four years without recording a personal best in his signature event.

USA Track & Field team holding American flag.

Desert Vista’s ‘Point Goddess’ Ijiwoye headed to women’s hoops power Stanford

PHOENIX – Desert Vista senior Shay Ijiwoye has committed to Stanford after receiving over 45 offers from D1 schools. Her decision lends itself to the Cardinal basketball program, the prestigiousness of the school, the academics and being close to home.

The Ijiwoye family's unwavering support and Shay's determination drive her to excel in basketball as a recent Stanford signee. (Photo courtesy of Shay Ijiwoye)

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)

Phoenix Rising forward Panayioti ‘Panos’ Armenakas seeks fresh start in Valley after frustrating years in Europe

PHOENIX – Panayioti ‘Panos’ Armenakas was recruited as a 7-year-old by some of the best soccer clubs in the world. After several up and down years in Europe, Armenakas joined Phoenix Rising, determined to get his career back on track.

From early stardom to a key member of the playoff-bound Phoenix Rising, Panayioti ‘Panos’ Armenakas maintains his competitive drive on and off the field. (Photo by Philippe Crochet/Photonews via Getty Images)

Hundreds gather at ASU events with opposing views of Israelis, Palestinians

TEMPE - As the death toll in the fighting between Hamas and Israel rose this week, groups at Arizona State University gathered in separate rallies on Wednesday and Thursday to express both grief and support for Israelis and Palestinians.

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.

MLB brings global stars of future to Phoenix for international showcase event

PHOENIX – Since 2016, the MLB International Showcase brings teenagers from across the world to play baseball in the US. The opportunity gives these players a chance to show off their skills to scouts, while connecting with peers from other nations.

International baseball prospects, representing 10 different countries, gather in Phoenix for an 11-day MLB International College Showcase Tour. (Photo by Jordy Fee-Platt/Cronkite News)

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.