Jordan Rogers

Jordan Rogers

Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Jordan Rogers is a California native who expects to graduate in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Rogers is a digital sports reporter.

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Head games: Former volleyball player believes concussions led to mental health issues

PHOENIX – Concussion education is important to Stephanie Cahill. She played high school volleyball from 14 to 16 years old and suffered five concussions, two of them while playing club ball. Now 23, she believes the anxiety and depression she has experienced since the injuries are related.


Coronavirus sports roundup: No fans allowed for next 3 Rising home games

PHOENIX - No fans will be allowed for next three Phoenix Rising home games. In initial NFL camp testing, 21 players test positive.


Lawsuit claims concussions turned ASU linebacker Jason Franklin’s dreams to despair

PHOENIX - Jason Franklin was a walk-on football player for Arizona State University. Two years after he died by suicide, his family filed a suit claiming he received four concussions in practice that led to deteriorating mental health. Franklin’s brain showed signs of CTE.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Cardinals’ season ticket holders await news, JC baseball players react

PHOENIX - Season ticket holder for Arizona Cardinals await news, Coyotes back on ice and JC baseball players reaction to canceled season.


AZ leaders applaud NFL Washington team name change

PHOENIX - Arizona Native American voices respond to the news of the Washington team name change.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Pac-12 opts for conference-only games, ASU won’t release test results

PHOENIX – The Pac-12 is expected to announce a conference-only schedule. Meanwhile, Arizona State opts not to release COVID-19 test results.


Arizona community reacts to Washington nickname controversy

PHOENIX – Amid pressure from sponsors, Washington’s NFL team is undergoing discussions to change its name, a move prominent voices in the Arizona Native American community feel is overdue.


An ‘emotional,’ financial drain: Gym owners blindsided by Ducey’s order to shut down

PHOENIX – The news that gyms would need to shut down as part of Gov. Doug Ducey’s latest executive order to slow the spread of the coronavirus has blindsided those who work in the industry.


Play ball: Diamondbacks, MLB prepare to play America’s pastime in coronavirus era

PHOENIX – Facing a unique challenge, Major League Baseball owners and players agree to begin a 60-game schedule starting in late July. Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen said the organization is ready


COVID-19 in Arizona: State sets another record for new cases

PHOENIX – Arizona set a record Tuesday for the number of new COVID-19 cases in a day, the second record in less than a week, with 3,591 new cases confirmed by the Arizona Department of Health Services.


New Coyotes CEO Gutierrez looks to mobilize Arizona’s Latino community

GLENDALE – Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo announced Xavier A. Gutierrez as the franchise’s new President and CEO. Gutierrez is the first Latino President and CEO in NHL history and hopes to mobilize the community.


Masks, tests and quarantines: ASU unveils plan for workouts during the pandemic

PHOENIX - ASU unveils plan for athletes to return for voluntary workouts amid COVID-19 pandemic.


As George Floyd protests continue, Cardinals’ Kingsbury calls for accountability, justice

PHOENIX- Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury addressed the George Floyd protests, hopes conversations with players continue throughout season.