Alexis Cortez
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Sports Digital Producer, Phoenix

Alexis Cortez expects to graduate in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and minors in communication and digital audiences. Cortez, who has reported for, is working for Cronkite Sports this spring.

Latest from Alexis Cortez

In the NCAA Women’s Tournament, those who spend big win big (only Arizona defies odds)

PHOENIX — Data collected from the U.S. Department of Education reveals a correlation between the spending habits of a Sweet 16 team and how far it advances in the NCAA Women’s Tournament.

Dry to the bone: Can Booker, Murray break decades-long Arizona pro sports drought?

PHOENIX – Arizona is experiencing a major drought when it comes to championships for the four major professional sports franchises. Are we nearing the end?

March 11, 2020: The day that sports stood still

PHOENIX - One year ago, Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID, leading to a national shutdown. Athletes, coaches and media reflect on the 24 hours that changed everyday life in the United States.

Suns get look at second-half schedule, learn Devin Booker added to All-Star Game

PHOENIX – The Suns are set to play 17 games against teams which have a record of .500 or better in the second half of their schedule.