Jake Brown
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Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Jake Brown expects to graduate in December 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a minor in film and media studies. Brown has been an audio reporter for Cronkite Sports and has interned for the Sioux Falls Canaries broadcast team.

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Baseball royalty: Hairston lineage on the diamond remains strong, generation after generation

PHOENIX – The Hairston family tree is three generations deep with Major League Baseball players. Their children look to carry on that legacy.

Brothers Dallas Hairston, left, and London Hairston pursue their own paths at Casteel High School in hopes of continuing the family legacy in the major leagues. (Photo by Daniel Stipanovich/Cronkite News)

Skip to the Brew: Former ASU baseball coach Pat Murphy hired Milwaukee’s manager

PHOENIX – Pat Murphy left a long legacy for ASU baseball. Former players think he will do the same in Milwaukee as the Brewers’ new manager.

Former ASU baseball coach Pat Murphy.

Avid Diamondbacks fan Jeff Golner rings in World Series return with engagement and mother

PHOENIX – Jeff Golner and Sandy Fromm are longtime Diamondbacks fans. The mother-son duo share how the Diamondbacks have impacted their lives, from working with the team to an engagement to a World Series ring.

Jeff Golner and his mom posing for a selfie.

‘Finish the job’: Colangelo, Womack, Johnson reflect on Diamondbacks’ World Series runs

PHOENIX – Jerry Colangelo, Tony Womack, Randy Johnson discuss the magic of the 2001 Diamondbacks team and reflect on the 2023 squad.

Pfaadt Tuesday: Arizona Diamondbacks rookie’s long road leads to World Series ticket

PHOENIX — Arizona Diamondbacks rookie pitcher Brandon Pfaadt, despite three minor league stints earlier in the season, delivered a clutch performance in Game 7 of the NLCS against the Philadelphia Phillies, securing a 4-2 victory and sending the Diamondbacks to their first World Series since 2001.

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie pitcher Brandon Pfaadt steps up and delivers a remarkable performance in Game 7 of the NLCS. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Snakebitten! Phillies can’t handle magic of Diamondbacks, who advance to World Series

PHOENIX — Two months ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks were toast. Tuesday night, they were the gourmet entree on a menu of postseason brilliance.

Marta Levinska: Latvian phenom to a leader on the ASU volleyball team

TEMPE — From growing up in Latvia to playing volleyball at Arizona State, Marta Levinksa gives insight on her move overseas, her friendship with Maddie McLaughlin and her future beyond ASU.

Marta Levinska celebrating with her teammates on the court.

From Notre Dame to Highland, a decades-long Berry-Denson friendship blooms in the Valley

GILBERT — Bertrand Berry recruited Autry Denson to play at Notre Dame. Nearly 30 years later, when Denson was hired by the Arizona Cardinals, Berry Sr. recruited Denson’s son to play at Highland. =

Bertrand Berry Sr. and Autry Denson's friendship now extends to their sons, Bertrand Berry II and Elijah Denson, who share a close bond while playing football for Highland High School. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images and Andy Lyons/ALLSPORT)

From pretenders to contenders, Arizona Diamondbacks cherishing opportunity to end postseason drought

PHOENIX – With the mix of veterans and rookies, the Diamondbacks are just a few games away from punching their ticket to the postseason for the first time in six years.

Diamondback players on the field in celebration

One Snap Brotherhood: ASU’s offensive line sticks together despite injuries

TEMPE – The Sun Devils are decimated by injury, especially at offensive line. The brotherhood, however, is still strong.

ASU offensive lineman being interviewed.