Edwin Perez

Edwin Perez

Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Edwin Perez is an Arizona native who’s expecting to graduate in spring 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a minor in Spanish. Afterward, he will return to Cronkite to complete his master’s degree. Perez works as a digital reporter for Cronkite Sports.

Latest from Edwin Perez

Nico Mannion, former NBA father Pace, reflect on former Pinnacle standout landing with Warriors

Three Arizona Wildcats and a former Arizona high school standout were among the players who heard their name called during the 2020 NBA Draft.


Contracts, obligations to international teams contributed to USL Championship title game cancellation

PHOENIX – Expiring contracts and commitments to international teams made rescheduling the USL Championship title game impractical, which also played a role in cutting short Phoenix Rising FC's season.


From pandemic to national scrutiny, Rising head to USL Championship after challenging season

PHOENIX - The Rising faced many adversities this season, yet they are one game away from winning the USL title.


‘I need to learn’: Phoenix Rising FC reinstates coach Rick Schantz

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising reinstates coach Rich Schantz, who apologizes and receives vote of support from Collin Martin.


Findings into alleged homophobic slur inclusive but Rising ready to ‘move forward’

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC said it will accept the results of an investigation into an alleged homophobic slur said by Junior Flemmings.


Going the (social) distance: High school football survives week one during COVID-19 era

PHOENIX – It looked different, but Arizona high school football made it through week one, with masks, social distancing and fewer fans


After forfeiting point to protest racial slur, San Diego Loyal take on Rising

Phoenix Rising take on San Diego Loyal, the club that protested an opposing player’s use of a racial slur and forfeited a point.


Puerto Rican heritage important to Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr.

PHOENIX – Desert Edge standout Steven Ortiz Jr. wants to share his love of football with the Puerto Rican community.


Rising together: Phoenix FC welcomes fans back amid COVID-19 pandemic

SCOTTSDALE – In the first pro sports event played before a live crowd since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Phoenix Rising FC gave a small but devoted crowd reason to celebrate. There were a few boos, too.