Justin de Haas
Justin de Haas(he/him/his)
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Justin de Haas expects to graduate in May 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. de Haas has interned as a reporter for the Walnut Creek Crawdads of the California Collegiate League and reported on the Arizona State women’s soccer and lacrosse teams for the Walter Cronkite Sports Network.

Latest from Justin De Haas

Spring ahead: Six Cactus League teams feature new managers in dugout, all with same goal

GLENDALE – There are six managers with new teams participating in the Cactus League for spring training. Even though they all bring heaps of experience, they have taken different journeys to get here.

Ron Washington returns to the AL West as manager of the Los Angeles Angels, a division where he previously coached the Texas Rangers. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

Phoenix Mercury’s bold shake-up signals win-now mentality under new regime

PHOENIX – Phoenix Mercury had one of its worst seasons in franchise history last year, but new leadership has made aggressive moves to get the team back to its winning ways in 2024.

‘Embrace the craziness’: Despite rain delay, players endure at WM Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – The WM Phoenix Open is known for its raucous environment and even though Thursday’s rain delay chased away fans, the true environment showcased itself through the chaos.

Crossover success: Mercury guard Sophie Cunningham scores big as Phoenix Suns analyst

PHOENIX – Sophie Cunningham plays for the Mercury but she’s part of the Suns’ broadcast team during the WNBA offseason and has enjoyed every aspect of it.