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TEMPE – Arizona State softball sits atop the Pac-12 standings for the first time in a decade, propelled by a historic 18-game win streak and a perfect 10-0 start to conference play. ASU faces off against fifth place Utah for the second game of a series tonight.
PHOENIX – Six players from Arizona are on key teams in this year’s March Madness tournament, as well as five coaches who have ties to the Valley.
PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.
TEMPE – Twins Bella and Gigi Gaspar, star sophomore defenders for the Arizona State women’s lacrosse team, made the 1,500-mile journey from Canada to Tempe after playing every sport imaginable growing up. They also played a few pranks, too.
TEMPE – Despite significant roster changes, Arizona State softball coach Trisha Ford has confidence in the team’s direction.
PHOENIX - Former Arizona State star running back Eno Benjamin scored his first career touchdown for the Cardinals in Week 9 against the 49ers. He has seen increased production and is finding a greater role in his second season with the team.
SAN DIEGO - The Arizona State men’s basketball team has lost two of four games in 2021. It knows it must improve in several areas, including shooting, perimeter defense, health and chemistry.
PHOENIX – Contact sports are in the blood of one Chandler family. The parents prefer roller derby while their sons have embraced football.
PHOENIX - Arizona Rattlers players offer insight for college football players and athletes on how to navigate name, image and likeness legislation and share what they would have done if they could have pursued deals in college.
PHOENIX - Nose tackle Corey Peters has returned to the Cardinals' defensive front after an offseason of uncertainty that caused “a rollercoaster of emotions.” At 33, he faced rehabilitation from surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon that ended his 2020 season early and an expiring contract.