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Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Young football assistants raising talent level, expectations

TEMPE – While the Sun Devils prepare for the 2021 season, it’s become evident that several young assistant coaches will be critical to key position groups reaching their goals. Hear how these first and second-year assistants are approaching building their units throughout recruiting and on-field development.


House OKs ERA bill, Violence Against Women Act in Women’s History Month

WASHINGTON — The House reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act and lifted the deadline for ERA ratification during Women’s History Month.


Tribes to get record funding from American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON – Native American tribes nationwide will receive more than $31 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan, the largest one-time investment to Native American communities in history.


Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Returning running backs, national recruiting position ASU for success

TEMPE – Arizona State’s rushing attack was prolific in 2020, but it could be even better in 2021. Plus, how some true freshmen are already impressing in their quest to crack the depth chart.


Kiowa actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after landing role as a chief of his tribe

After nearly 30 years of playing indigenous characters, Kiowa tribal member Gary Tsoodle finally played a Kiowa.

Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune and Gary Tsoodle

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of the World’ movie set

On the New Mexico set of the Tom Hanks film “News of the World,” a Kiowa elder bonded with a 10-year-old German actress over tribal language and customs.


Senate makes history with vote confirming Haaland as Interior secretary

WASHINGTON - The Senate Monday confirmed New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as the next Interior secretary, a historic vote that makes her the first Native American to head a Cabinet agency.


Call of the wild: Record number of sandhill cranes winter in Arizona this year

TOMBSTONE – A record 47,000 sandhill cranes were recorded in mid-January between Whitewater Draw and the nearby Willcox Playa, which is a dry lake most of the year.


House gives final OK to relief bill that will send billions to Arizona

WASHINGTON - The House gave final approval Wednesday to the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill, a sweeping measure that will directly touch almost every Arizonan and will send billions in aid to the state.


Foreign bodies: International players, coaches give ASU volleyball unique makeup

PHOENIX – The Arizona State volleyball team hopes to build a successful program with a collection of international players.


Diamondbacks’ ‘superstar’ Marte starting point for rest of team’s lineup, defensive alignments

PHOENIX – Ketel Marte was called a superstar by Mike Hazen and Asdrubal Cabrera, and the Diamondbacks intend to treat him as such by basing the team around him.


The key to the Suns’ defensive success: a ‘versatile’ Deandre Ayton

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns All-Star guards Chris Paul and Devin Booker are expected to carry their team nightly, but it’s on third-year center Deandre Ayton to finish games.