Alyssa Gomez
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Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Alyssa Gomez expects to graduate in December 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Gomez, who has worked with the Cronkite School and Houston Independent School District, is working for the Phoenix sports bureau.

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As nation sees wave of ‘harmful’ legislation targeting LGBTQ community, many find solace in sports

PHOENIX – Arizona’s LGBTQ community finds sporting events like the Saguaro Cup a safe space following a wave of legislation many believe is harmful.

With injuries piling up, San Francisco Giants open season with a new look

SCOTTSDALE – Evan Longoria and Lamonte Wade Jr will not be available to start the season due to injuries. The San Francisco Giants will have a different look on Opening Day.

Minor League Baseball celebrates game’s Black pioneers, builds diversity through ‘The Nine’

PHOENIX – Minor League Baseball new program “The Nine” aims to amplify Black voices. Teams across the country will celebrate the game’s pioneers while growing baseball’s diversity.

‘Those bulls don’t know it’s a gay rodeo’: Arizona event embraces LGBTQ+ community

LAVEEN – The Arizona Gay Rodeo supports the LGBTQ+ community and shows that Western culture is all inclusive. Veteran David Limon uses bullriding to break barriers.

When COVID knocked on the door, Pima CC athletics responded with successful protocol, ‘bubble’

TUCSON – Pima Community College’s sports injury management team created a three-step protocol to bring its athletes back safely. It was so successful, other programs reach out.