Alex Wakefield(he/him/his)Sports Reporter, Phoenix
Alex Wakefield expects to graduate in December 2023 with a master’s degree in sports journalism. Wakefield is a senior reporter for The State Press.
SCOTTSDALE – Arizona Coyotes CEO Xavier Gutierrez provided an update Tuesday on the Coyotes’ search for a permanent location for their arena. Gutierrez said the team is narrowing its search to multiple East Valley locations and expects a decision by midseason.
PHOENIX – The NCAA denied the eligibility of ASU wide receiver Jake Smith due to new regulations regarding two-time transfers. Smith’s mother and the Arizona state legislature are both speaking out in his defense.
PHOENIX – ASU men’s basketball will open its upcoming season in Chicago at the Barstool Sports Invitational on November 8. The game, played against Mississippi State, will be broadcast exclusively on Barstool.tv with Dave Portnoy on the mic