Michael Burgess II
Michael Burgess II Pronunciation (he/him)
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Michael Burgess II expects to graduate August 2022 with his master’s in sports journalism. Completing his undergraduate degree at Howard University, Burgess has covered sports for AZPreps365 and the Daily Independent in Phoenix.

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Work in progress: Rattlers want to achieve more after clinching playoff berth

MESA – Despite already clinching the playoffs, the Arizona Rattlers still have plenty of objectives they want to achieve by the end of the regular season.


Day drinking? That’s D.J. Humphries’ explanation for those who wonder if Kyler Murray is longterm answer

TEMPE – Amid contract negotiations, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has missed many workouts. The team, however, fully expects to get a deal done and lock him down for the future.


‘We’re going to carry forward Pat’s legacy’: Tillman Foundation continues its mission

PHOENIX – Eighteen years after the former Arizona State football player’s death, the Pat Tillman Foundation continues its work in developing veterans through leadership and educational development.


‘Hard Knocks Super Bowl’? If Cardinals go all the way, HBO’s popular series will be there

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals have been announced as the feature team in the second installment of “Hard Knocks In Season.” If they advance to the playoffs, HBO will join them.