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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.
Clutch time: GCU women’s basketball adds offense to defensive focus in pursuit of WAC championship
PHOENIX – Under coach Molly Miller, GCU women’s basketball has fallen short of making the NCAA tournament despite making the WAC tournament final the last two seasons with an improved defense. The team has improved its offense this season in search of an elusive WAC championship.
‘It was a tearjerker’: Charity events, fundraising also big part of WM Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE – The WM Phoenix Open is one of the most famous golf events of the year. Largely known for its unique atmosphere, the tournament provides more than just rowdy fans and a one-of a-kind golf spectacle. It also gives back to the community and raises millions of dollars for Arizona charities.
WM Phoenix Open’s raucous 16th hole leaves other sports events ‘in the dirt’
SCOTTSDALE – The otherwise nondescript par-3 16th hole at the WM Phoenix Open has grown from a good spot to watch golf and grab a beer to one of the most unique, iconic and raucous holes on the PGA Tour.
Wheelchair basketball event brings top teams, Paralympians to Ability360
PHOENIX – Some of the best wheelchair basketball players in the country competed over the weekend at the 23rd Annual D1 Phoenix Invitational.
NFL Green brings Arizona community together for ‘Green Week’
PHOENIX – NFL “Green Week” continued on Thursday with an event that aimed to make a larger impact on the community than only the environment. Students led the way to donate over 25,000 items to underserved communities.
For Bobby Hurley, WSU’s Myles Rice, Suits and Sneakers Week hits home
PHOENIX – The American Cancer Society’s Suits and Sneakers Week hits home for Arizona State men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley, Washington State guard Myles Rice.
ASU puts dent in NCAA tournament hopes with homestand sweep
TEMPE – In one of the most anticipated week’s of Bobby Hurley’s tenure, with an opportunity to claim the top spot in the Pac-12 and assert their legitimacy as a NCAA tournament team, the Sun Devils were swept at the hands of their Southern California rivals.
Battle for No. 1: ASU men’s basketball hosts No. 5 UCLA for Pac-12 supremacy
TEMPE – The Sun Devils have an opportunity to take first place in the PAC-12 on Thursday against UCLA. However, the red-hot Bruins continue to run the PAC-12 and enter the contest riding a 13-game winning streak.
‘Smooth’ ASU receiver Andre Johnson strikes right notes on football field and in rap music studio
TEMPE – Arizona State wide receiver Andre Johnson is using the offseason to start a career as a rap producer. He’s not the first ASU football player to make music, but he wants to help define the Phoenix hip-hop scene.
Call it a comeback: Centennial football eyes state title in return to prominence
PEORIA — After stumbling to a 3-7 record last season, Centennial football is returning as a top contender in the 6A division. With two games left in the regular season, the Coyotes look to go from ‘good to great.’
Equipped to handle doubters, quarterback Emory Jones remains determined to lead ASU
TEMPE – Emory Jones is accustomed to doubters. Despite a quarterback controversy, he remains determined to lead Arizona State, which takes on Colorado Saturday.
Rinse, repeat? Teraya Sigler, Kendal Murphy lead Horizon volleyball’s title defense
SCOTTSDALE – Horizon High School volleyball stars Teraya Sigler and Kendal Murphy hopes to bring the team back to the 5A state championship behind their talent, consistency and improvement.
Kickin’ it in style: Sneaker Con Phoenix draws large crowd, immerses basketball and sneaker culture
PHOENIX – Sneaker Con, “the greatest sneaker show on Earth,” came to Phoenix for the second time, and attracted thousands, including some basketball stars. This event was special as live basketball returned for the first time since 2020.
Home, sweet home: ASU volleyball is back after a grueling five weeks on the road
TEMPE – ASU volleyball’s five weeks on the road featured a mixed bag of wins, losses, and a sprint through the airport.
Arizona College Prep standout Ashlyn Tierney learns the ultimate swimming lesson through anxiety disorder
CHANDLER –After losing feeling in her legs, Ashlyn Tierney was diagnosed with conversion disorder. Two years later, she’s back in the pool and breaking school records in her first year at Arizona College Prep High School.
In the rise and fall of Arizona junior college football, the long fight continues
PHOENIX – In 2018, the Maricopa County Community College District shut down its football programs, leaving Arizona with no junior college football teams. Athletes and coaches have spent years picking up pieces, and a new conference rose in the Valley.
Thursdays with stories: Horizon football players make weekly visits to elementary schools
CHANDLER – Horizon football assistant coach Tre Hickem takes his players to elementary schools each week so they can connect with youth and give back to the community.
Footprint in the sand: AVP Tour makes indoor stop in Phoenix return
PHOENIX – The AVP Tour visited Phoenix for the first time since 2009. The tour’s indoor Phoenix Championships got a near-universal positive reception
In the cards: Arizona show puts blossoming collecting industry on full display
PHOENIX – Cole McAuliff’s vision for the collectibles industry in Arizona has turned into putting on big shows like the Arizona State Card Show. The growth of his organization, Collectibles on College, mirrors the rise of the collectibles industry since the coronavirus pandemic.