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Back-to-back victories over New Mexico United help Phoenix Rising achieve two goals
CHANDLER – Phoenix Rising FC played rival New Mexico United in back-to-back games: one in league play, one in the U.S. Open Cup. Victories in both helped achieve multiple goals.
African American Reconstruction teams with pro sports organizations to empower Black community
PHOENIX – African American Reconstruction, a nonprofit organization that looks to tackle issues and educate people within the Black community, has partnered with professional sports teams to help its mission.
Spring Football Showcase provides few answers for Arizona State followers
TEMPE – The Arizona State Sun Devils held their 2022 Spring Football Showcase, giving fans their first glimpse at a defense that will be without many of last year’s top playmakers.
From a junior waiting his turn to Bear Bryant’s great grandson, intrigue defines ASU’s quarterback battle
TEMPE – After the departure of former ASU quarterback Jayden Daniels, Arizona State has yet to name his successor for the 2022 season. This has created a competition among quarterbacks on the team including Trenton Bourguet and Paul Tyson.
Phoenix Rising FC shifts direction, looks to start U.S. Open Cup campaign with bang
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising begin their U.S. Open Cup campaign against fellow AZ club Valley United FC on Wednesday.
ASU looks to strengthen tight end position with transfers Messiah Swinson, Bryce Pierre
TEMPE – During spring practice, Arizona State is getting its first looks at new tight ends Messiah Swinson and Bryce Pierre. The team hopes they can make an impact after the departure of Curtis Hodges.
New digs, more success: Phoenix Rising look to extend home unbeaten streak against San Diego
CHANDLER — Entering Saturday’s game against San Diego Loyal, Phoenix Rising remain unbeaten in the regular season at Wild Horse Pass, which they moved into at the start of last season.
New coach Vanessa Nygaard to ‘shepherd’ Phoenix Mercury, star Diana Taurasi
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury introduced a new coach with Arizona roots. Vanessa Nygaard grew up in Scottsdale and is excited to be back in the state.
Cardinals vs. Rising? Valley pro teams compete to help fight hunger
PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising, State Forty Eight and the United Food Bank teamed up to help fight hunger within the community. They also made it a competition with the Arizona Cardinals.
Phoenix Rising take undefeated record at Wild Horse Pass into playoffs
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Rising are unbeaten at Wild Horse Pass and look to continue that run into the playoffs, which start Saturday against RGV Toros.
Rising to the cause: Team honors O’odham community with unique jerseys
PHOENIX - With the celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Phoenix Rising wore warm-up jerseys paying tribute to the community, its members and its water. All proceeds from the selling of the jersey go to Three Precious Miracles non-profit organization.
Team culture, international flavor fuel fast start for ASU women’s soccer
PHOENIX – With help from players all over the planet, such as Lucy Johnson and Nicole Douglas, the ASU women’s soccer program is developing an other-worldly culture.