Alfred Smith IIISports Reporter, Phoenix
Alfred Smith III expects to graduate in June 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Smith III is a sports editor at ASU’s student-led newspaper, The State Press.
PHOENIX – Brittney Griner's remarkable journey from incarceration in a Russian prison to being named the AP's Comeback Player of the Year after an emotional return to the Phoenix Mercury defined her inspiring 2023 season.
TEMPE – Arizona State men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley kicked off the 2024 Phoenix Men’s Final Four Fan Jam with a two-handed dunk, setting the stage for a series of community events leading up to the championship.