James Johnston
James Johnston
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

James Johnston expects to graduate in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Johnston is working for Cronkite Sports this spring.

Latest from James Johnston

Service time manipulation: Debate rages as MLB teams hold off on bringing up top prospects

PHOENIX – It’s hardly a secret that MLB teams often delay calling up some of their top prospects. While many are critical of the process, immediate change is unlikely.

UArizona women’s NCAA Tournament run defies odds, builds for future

They were a No. 3 seed. They have one of the lowest budgets of NCAA Sweet 16 teams. Little was expected of them. And yet the Arizona Wildcats played in the NCAA Women's Tournament national championship game.

Underdogs? Disrespected? Despite obstacles, UArizona women find themselves in Final Four

TUCSON — Coach Adia Barnes’ long road has led her to the Final Four, where her team is the lowest seed still remaining in the NCAA Tournament and hopes to continue to surprise the sports world.

‘We’ve peaked at the right time’: UArizona women roll to first Final Four in program history

The Arizona women’s basketball team advanced to the first Final Four in program history to face perennial power UConn in national semifinals.

Sweet 16 and never been missed: UArizona women break out of anonymity, advance in NCAA Tournament

The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team survives upset scare from BYU, advance to Sweet 16 for first time since 1998.

Arizona women’s basketball team ends drought, advances in NCAA Tournament

After a 16-year drought, the Arizona women’s basketball team notched its first NCAA tournament win since 2005 on Monday.

ASU men’s basketball team wins opener in Pac-12 Tournament

TEMPE – The Arizona State men's basketball team beat Washington State in the Pac-12 tournament opener as it tries to preserve a season that has been a disappointment to this point.

Two Diamondbacks players test positive for coronavirus

SCOTTSDALE – The Arizona Diamondbacks opened spring training on Wednesday with news that two players had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Despite another stoppage, ASU men’s basketball looks to keep its momentum

TEMPE – The Sun Devils return to play after multiple COVID-related postponements threatened to harm the momentum gathered in back-to-back wins.