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Since inserting centerfielder Pavin Smith at leadoff, Arizona Diamondbacks are 5-1
PHOENIX - Pavin Smith, one of the Diamondbacks top prospects, has been forced to take on a new role this season: leadoff-hitting center fielder. The college first baseman turned corner outfielder has taken to his new role and his team has reaped the benefits.
Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed looks to put lingering knee injury behind him
In spring training, Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed suffered a knee injury that sidelined him until the second week of the season. He says the injury has played into his slow start but now it’s behind him.
Although it feels like reality show, changes to ASU men’s basketball lineup very real
TEMPE – It has been a hectic offseason for Arizona State men’s basketball. After a complete overhaul of the roster, coach Bobby Hurley still feels encouraged about the state of the program.
Who are these Diamondbacks? Injuries, inconsistency plague start but team remains confident
PHOENIX - The Diamondbacks are two-plus weeks and 16 games into the 2021 season and have yet to find any consistency in any area of the game while also dealing with the injury bug. Unlike the 60-game season last year, the D-Backs have plenty of time to return to health and play to their potential.
Former ASU guard Jaelen House eyes GCU, could join former teammates
PHOENIX - ASU transfer Jaelen House announced that GCU and New Mexico are his top two destinations. What would the former Sun Devils guard bring to the Lopes?
ASU women’s basketball struggled in postseason but believes experience will pay off
TEMPE — In four games of postseason play, the ASU women’s basketball team had their weaknesses exposed. However, the postseason experience was necessary for the development of Charli Turner Thorne’s young Sun Devils.
ASU basketball watches Jaelen House enter transfer portal, secures key 6-11 recruit
TEMPE - The Sun Devils face a slew of departures this offseason but the unexpected loss of Jaelen House, who entered the transfer portal last week, could turn out to be one of the biggest losses of the offseason.
Filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket in Arizona? You could be breaking the law
PHOENIX - The sports betting landscape has seen significant changes since the last time the NCAA Tournament was played. While sports betting is still illegal in Arizona, there are still options for Arizonans wanting to get in on the action.
Confidence is key: As Pac-12 tourney looms, ASU’s Kimani Lawrence steps up
TEMPE – Senior Kimani Lawrence has taken his game to the next level the past few weeks. With some minor adjustments and confidence, Lawrence has turned into one of ASU’s best players late in the season.
Young and hungry: ASU women’s basketball back at full strength, poised to make a run
TEMPE – Charli Turner Thorne’s ASU women’s basketball program is used to high level performances, but this pandemic season brought with it many new challenges, including not having a full roster for nearly all its games this season.
Hurley, ASU took a tumble but now have an opportunity to stick the landing
TEMPE – ASU’s recent wins could be turning point in season