Ethan Briggs
Ethan Briggs(he/him/his)
Sports Visual Journalist, Phoenix

Ethan Briggs expects to graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Briggs has worked with Blaze Radio for three years.

Latest from Ethan Briggs

Swinging into spring: Previewing every Cactus League team as countdown to 2024 Opening Day begins

PHOENIX - The Cactus League has started and that leaves many fans eager to learn what’s in store for their team in 2024. As teams prepare to play spring training games, learn what’s new and what to expect from all 15 Cactus League teams.

With anticipation in the air and dreams of World Series glory, the Cactus League sets the stage for the 2024 MLB season. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

No end in sight: ASU tennis coach Sheila McInerney continues to succeed in 40th season

TEMPE – Through four decades of coaching, Sheila McInerney's passion for tennis and teaching shines as she navigates the ever-changing dynamics of collegiate sports.

Sheila McInerney, ASU's esteemed women's tennis coach, continues to mentor players as she reaches her 40th-season milestone. (Photo by Ethan Briggs/Cronkite News)

Nick Taylor’s playoff victory caps controversial WM Phoenix Open on high note

SCOTTSDALE – A long day at the WM Phoenix Open ends in a second playoff hole and a victory for Nick Taylor over Charley Hoffman Sunday.

Canadian golfer Nick Taylor clinches a dramatic victory to cap a chaotic yet thrilling week at the WM Phoenix Open. (Photo by Ethan Briggs/Cronkite News)

An underdog story: In tournament lacking big names, some longshots were making theirs at WM Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE - While Scottie Scheffler, Justin Thomas and others were players to watch during the WM Phoenix Open, numerous underdogs emerged over the rain-filled weekend as the tournament ran its course.

Charley Hoffman walks defeated after missing his birdie putt during the second playoff hole at the WM Phoenix Open.(Photo by Ethan Briggs/Cronkite News)

From aiding Navajo water projects to reducing food waste, WM Phoenix Open goes green for Arizona charities

SCOTTSDALE – At the WM Phoenix Open, every person in attendance who wore green Saturday added an extra dollar to the Working for Tomorrow Fund, which aims to support local sustainability charities.


‘It was Saturday at the Phoenix Open’: Gassed golfers, pressed patrons highlight chaotic Day 3

SCOTTSDALE – A look inside a wild, unprecedented day at the WM Phoenix Open that saw golfers forced into several make-up holes while patron entry to the grounds and alcohol sales ceased.