Christian Babcock expects to graduate in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a related area in sustainability. Babcock, who has interned with The Arizona Republic, is a digital reporter for Cronkite Sports this spring.
TEMPE – While the Sun Devils prepare for the 2021 season, it’s become evident that several young assistant coaches will be critical to key position groups reaching their goals. Hear how these first and second-year assistants are approaching building their units throughout recruiting and on-field development.
PHOENIX – Despite several challenges, Valley basketball teams made it through the regular season and are set to start the state playoffs. Traditions like senior night took on a new meaning in a season unlike any that players and coaches have experienced.
PHOENIX – Arizona State has built its program under Herm Edwards with an eye for players with unique athletic traits. As Edwards enters his fourth season with the Sun Devils, his vision is starting to come into focus.
PHOENIX – After a player on Desert Vista tested positive for COVID-19, Mountain Pointe’s game with the Thunder was called off. Here’s how both teams handled the disruption, and how the players stayed engaged during their quarantine.
PHOENIX – Kelly Oubre Jr. returned to Phoenix for the first time since he was traded in the deal that brought Chris Paul to the Suns. And although the Suns have improved with Paul in the fold, they miss their former teammate and enjoyed seeing Oubre back at Phoenix Suns Arena.
TEMPE – After canceling its second straight game, ASU football's path to the postseason is in question. However, when the Sun Devils return to the field, there still might be a route to the Pac-12 Championship Game.