Nathan HiattSports Reporter, Phoenix
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PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals were pleasantly surprised to find that Houston offensive tackle Josh Jones was available in the third round of the the NFL Draft.
PHOENIX – Seven years ago, the Phoenix Mercury drafted Brittney Griner with the No. 1 pick in the WNBA Draft. She transformed the franchise.
PHOENIX – ASU men’s basketball landed a commitment from Josh Christopher on Monday night. Christopher is the highest-rated recruit in the ESPN100 era to commit to ASU and the second five-star to James Harden.
TEMPE – With his older brother Jalen Lecque in attendance, sophomore guard Dasean Lecque helped lead No. 1 Desert Vista to a win against No. 11 Mountain Pointe in an All-Ahwatukee 6A Boys State Championship game in Desert Financial Arena.
LAS VEGAS – Sabrina Ionescu has quickly become a transcendent athlete and those in Arizona involved in sports have noticed.
LAS VEGAS – A team that hasn't been invited to the NCAA Tournament in 15 years is making some postseason noise. The Arizona women's basketball team rolled to a victory over California in the Pac-12 tournament and is started to reflect the personality of its coach, Adia Barnes.
LAS VEGAS – It was a tough day for Arizona State's seniors as the Sun Devils lost to California in the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament.
Work ethic, talent and adaptability made Reili Richardson the all-time assists leader in ASU women’s basketball history
TEMPE – Charli Turner Thorne has built a successful model as a coach through relationships, and she recently reached a significant milestone with her 500th win as a head coach.
TEMPE – With Oregon superstar Sabrina Ionescu in the picture, the Arizona State women's basketball team was presented with a tough challenge.
GLENDALE – As Dabo Swinney predicted, Clemson has dominated college football or a decade and landed right where the coach believed: with another chance to play for the College Football National Championship game.
TEMPE – After a stint of dominating in the state, the Arizona State women's basketball team finds itself in an unfamiliar position: playing second fiddle to Arizona.
PHOENIX – Air Force felt the military support from Arizona as it bettered the Washington State air raid offense with its triple option to win the Cheez-It Bowl.
SCOTTSDALE – Fans, Fiesta Bowl officials are grateful for a College Football Playoff semifinal meeting between high profile teams Ohio State and Clemson.
SCOTTSDALE – Washington State and Air Force will bring dramatically different offensive styles to the Cheez-It Bowl in Chase Field.
SCOTTSDALE - After winning its first-ever penalty shootout, Phoenix Rising FC will play the Real Monarchs in the Western Conference Semifinal in the USL Championship Playoffs with revenge on its mind.
SCOTTSDALE – After a recording-breaking regular season, Phoenix Rising FC will start its USL Championship Playoffs run Saturday night against Austin Bold FC.
EAST LANSING, Mich. – As Arizona State heads into Pac-12 play against Colorado, it has confidence from its upset victory over Michigan State.
TEMPE – Jayden Daniels made headlines as he became the first true-freshman quarterback to start at season-opening game at Arizona State. On Saturday, he will play his first road game as a college quarterback in East Lansing, Michigan, against No. 18 Michigan State.
PHOENIX – Despite fighting a variety of odds, Leilani Mitchell has been a difference-maker for the Phoenix Mercury as they begin postseason play Wednesday.