TEMPE – A week after being told its season was over, Hamilton High School won the 6A baseball title following an improbable series of events.
WASHINGTON - Congenital syphilis cases in Arizona rose more than sevenfold from 2016 to 2020, pushing the state from the sixth- to second-worst state in the nation in that time, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
MESA – Since COVID-19, golf has experienced a boom in popularity. Sales are up, more people are playing and the sport is growing at the professional level.
PHOENIX – The college-to-pro pipeline for esports players isn’t as clear as their NCAA counterparts. For players on the ASU Esports Valorant team, their dreams of going professional are undeterred by this lack of clarity.
TEMPE – Arizona State is not only known as a strong wrestling school, but as a mixed martial arts factory as well. Many have successfully extended their fighting careers beyond Tempe.
GLENDALE – Some teams are literally better equipped to succeed in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship than others. But that doesn’t mean that independent racing teams, like Glendale-based Team Solitaire, can’t be competitive and have an impact on the sport.
PHOENIX – Arizona’s LGBTQ community finds sporting events like the Saguaro Cup a safe space following a wave of legislation many believe is harmful.
PHOENIX – Even with Devin Booker sidelined due to a hamstring strain suffered in Game 2, the Phoenix Suns feel good about their chances against the New Orleans Pelicans.
PHOENIX – Fans applauded for bringing the energy in Phoenix Suns’ playoff victory over New Orleans.
NEW YORK – The Arizona Diamondbacks found themselves in the ideal city to honor Jackie Robinson. New York is where the trailblazer broke baseball’s color barrier.
PHOENIX – Exactly a year from the day he was hired, coach Tommy Lloyd reflects on his first season with the University of Arizona men’s basketball program.
PHOENIX – Shanon Hays, the winningest coach in softball history at Texas Tech, is now turning around Grand Canyon’s program. The Lopes, who were 19-30 in 2021, are first in the WAC West.