Blades of glory: Wrestling sisters have big dreams, including Olympics
TEMPE – The Blades sisters committed to ASU, a school that doesn’t recognize Division 1 women's wrestling, but that doesn’t mean they no longer are competing.
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.
Game changers: Two years after historic broadcast, rise of women shakes up industry
PHOENIX – The first all-women’s NBA basketball broadcast happened in 2021 and two years later, women continue to make names for themselves, but sometimes change is still glacially slow.
NFL owners meetings in Phoenix bring rule proposals for upcoming 2023 season
PHOENIX – As owners, coaches and front office executives meet at the Arizona Biltmore, changes to the operation of the games and season are considered by the NFL competition committee.
David Benavidez’s unanimous decision headlines lineup of finest Phoenix boxers on Las Vegas card
LAS VEGAS – Phoenix’s David Benavidez picked up an impressive victory in Las Vegas on Saturday as he defeated the toughest opponent of his career, Caleb Plant, by unanimous decision in front of a spirited crowd.
Like father, like son: ASU’s Josh Doan signs with Arizona Coyotes
TEMPE – Following in his father Shane’s footsteps, Arizona State’s Josh Doan signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. “It's definitely something special,” the 21-year-old forward said.
Arizona Wildcats end season on wrong side of history after falling to No. 15 Princeton in NCAA Tournament
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Arizona Wildcats were defeated by the Princeton Tigers in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in Sacramento. It is just the 11th that a 15 seed has defeated a 2 seed since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985.
U-S-A! Americans book trip to World Baseball Classic quarterfinals in win over Colombia
PHOENIX – Behind a 3-2 win over Colombia Wednesday night, Team USA moves on to the World Baseball Classic quarterfinals after going 3-1 in the group stage and now faces Venezuela on Saturday.
World Baseball Classic’s return to Chase Field brings 2013 nostalgia
PHOENIX – This week, Chase Field is hosting the World Baseball Classic for the first time in 10 years. Team USA, Mexico, Canada, Great Britain and Colombia are playing on the world stage in Phoenix for the first time since 2013.
Team USA renews World Baseball Classic hopes with rout of Team Canada
After Monday’s victory against Team Canada, Team USA stayed alive with a 12-1 victory and sit only one win away from advancing to the next round of the World Baseball Classic.
‘Honored and humbled’ Mark DeRosa goes from microphone to manager at helm of Team USA in World Baseball Classic
PHOENIX – Mark DeRosa has been one of the faces of MLB Network since his retirement from the Toronto Blue Jays a decade ago. Since then, he has found a home behind the roundtable almost every night. Now, DeRosa takes his talents to the dugout, becoming manager of the United States baseball team in his managerial debut.
Pac to Pac: Courtney Ramey, Azuolas Tubelis lead Arizona men to second straight tournament title
LAS VEGAS – A back-and-forth battle between UCLA and Arizona ended with a victory for the Wildcats in the Pac–12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, thanks to the prolific offense of Azuolas Tubelis and a late 3-pointer from Courtney Ramey.