Desert duel: Michigan, TCU set for battle in CFP semifinal at Fiesta Bowl
SCOTTSDALE – Michigan and TCU, two programs with vastly different preseason expectations, prepare to compete on college football’s biggest stage at the College Football Playoff at the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl.
Busker nation: Outside of sporting events, street performers capture soundtrack of Phoenix life
PHOENIX – Outside of Phoenix sporting events and concerts, local street performers set the ambience for fans. Many of them come from illustrious musical backgrounds, and they’re hoping you’ll listen, even if just for a moment.
From Todd Graham to boosters to high school coaches, ASU’s hiring of Dillingham widely applauded
TEMPE – After an emotional and positive opening press conference for Sun Devil Head Coach Kenny Dillingham, all eyes are on what he’ll be able to do once he takes over.
‘Smooth’ ASU receiver Andre Johnson strikes right notes on football field and in rap music studio
TEMPE – Arizona State wide receiver Andre Johnson is using the offseason to start a career as a rap producer. He’s not the first ASU football player to make music, but he wants to help define the Phoenix hip-hop scene.
ASU legends reflect on 1983 Fiesta Bowl victory, voice concerns about today’s football program
PHOENIX – During a luncheon honoring the 1982-1983 ASU football team for their victory over Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl 40 years ago, members of that team voiced their concern over the program’s recent struggles.
From rivals to teammates to co-workers: D.J. Foster, Scooby Wright join forces as sideline reporters
CHANDLER – D.J. Foster and Scooby Wright, former rivals on the gridiron at ASU and UArizona and later teammates on the Arizona Cardinals, have seen their career paths cross once again, as they now do sideline reporting together for Arizona high school football games. They will be covering a big rivalry matchup between Chandler and Hamilton Thursday.
Arizona governor: Katie Hobbs holds narrow lead over Trump ally Kari Lake
PHOENIX – Democrat Katie Hobbs maintained a narrow lead Wednesday over Republican Kari Lake in Arizona’s race for governor. The race is one of the most competitive – and most consequential – in the country.
See updates from Arizona voters and polling locations on Election Day
PHOENIX – Voters across Arizona headed to the polls to make their voices heard this midterm election. Their votes on candidate races and propositions will determine the future of Arizona. This year, tensions are high as Arizonans decide on a new governor as well as a U.S. senator, among other races.
Who’s got next? Jake Paul piques interest about next opponent after victory vs. Anderson Silva
GLENDALE – Jake Paul defeated Anderson Silva Saturday night in Paul’s biggest fight to date. Who will the internet sensation take on next as his boxing career continues to ramp up?
Equipped to handle doubters, quarterback Emory Jones remains determined to lead ASU
TEMPE – Emory Jones is accustomed to doubters. Despite a quarterback controversy, he remains determined to lead Arizona State, which takes on Colorado Saturday.
South Mountain golfer Luke Greig journeys from Scotland to the U.S. in search of pro career
PHOENIX – Coming all the way from the birthplace of golf, Scottish golfer Luke Greig is starting his collegiate career at South Mountain Community College with hopes of one day turning professional.
How Solar Sox manager Bobby Crosby rediscovered passion for baseball after playing career derailed
PHOENIX – Bobby Crosby won the American League Rookie of the Year award with the Oakland Athletics in 2004, but he never had a better season in the major leagues. While his playing career didn’t go according to plan, Crosby has rediscovered his passion for the game as a coach and manager in the A’s organization.