Trevor May embraces new opportunity with Oakland A’s, brings leadership to East Bay
MESA – Trevor May signed as a free agent with the Oakland A’s this offseason. He is expected to be a dependable bullpen arm and leader for an inexperienced staff.
Kesha Hodge Washington, Kevin Robinson claim victory in Phoenix City Council runoff elections
PHOENIX – Phoenix City Council races for districts 6 and 8 were decided in runoff elections Tuesday, with Kevin Robinson beating Sam Stone in District 6 to replace term-limited Council member Sal DiCiccio and challenger Kesha Hodge Washington claiming victory over incumbent Carlos Garcia in District 8.
Trayce Thompson writing his own tale in Los Angeles Dodgers outfield
GLENDALE – Trayce Thompson never really got his footing in the big leagues prior to last season. After a good stint with LA last season, the brother of Klay Thompson looks to be the man for Dave Roberts in center field.
Sam Huff’s eye-popping power could lead to spot on Texas Rangers’ Opening Day roster
SURPRISE – Arizona native Sam Huff is a catcher in the Rangers organization who has dealt with a slew of injuries over the past two years. The towering slugger looks to “power” his way onto the club’s Opening Day roster.
‘Best team in the state’: Perry Pumas complete one-loss season with first-ever Open Division championship trophy
PHOENIX – Cody Williams and Koa Peat paced the Perry Pumas to help finish off a historic season on Saturday night, defeating the Sunnyslope Vikings 74-58 in the first-ever Open championship.
Rattlesnake sausages? Cactus League ballparks up their game for spring training
PHOENIX – Food can be one of the highlights for many who visit spring training games. Many stadiums, including Hohokam, Camelback Ranch, American Family Fields and Salt River Fields, are all serving up new offerings this year while also keeping the classics on the menu.
Super Bowl brings more opportunity for Phoenix artists
PHOENIX — Super Bowl LVII has come and gone, but its impact on the local arts community remains in the form of a larger national profile it has given several Arizona artists.
Organización sin fines de lucro apoya a mujeres latinas emprendedoras en Arizona brindándoles una espacio en sus mercados mensuales
PHOENIX — La organización sin fines de lucro, “Empowering Latina Leaders of Arizona” (E.L.L.A.), apoya a mujeres latinas emprendedoras brindándoles un espacio para promocionar sus negocios en sus eventos mensuales conocidos como Mujeres Mercado.
Supreme Court chides Arizona – again – for death-penalty sentencing rules
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an Arizona death row inmate was wrongly denied the right to tell jurors he would never get out on parole if he was sentenced to life instead of death.
ASU film students join storytelling masterclass with NFL 360
MESA – NFL Media’s NFL 360, which creates short-form documentaries that tell the stories of individuals pushing the boundaries of football, came to ASU’s film school to teach students about their filmmaking techniques.
Despite recent struggles, ASU baseball looks to end Men’s College World Series drought
PHOENIX – ASU has one of the more storied programs in all of college baseball, yet the Sun Devils have failed to reach the Men’s College World Series since 2010. Will that trend end this season? The Sun Devils enter Friday’s opener with optimism.
Blind skateboarder is a ‘sports junkie’ who inspires others
LOS ANGELES - Learning how to ride a skateboard takes dedication and confidence, sighted or not. You can’t be afraid to fall and crash. Blind skateboarder Coco Atama isn’t afraid of falling and certainly staying true to self.