Ray Belkora
Ray Belkora
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Ray Belkora expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Belkora is president of Inferno Intel and has interned with OddsJam.

Latest from Ray Belkora

No contest: WM Phoenix Open holds up just fine against Super Bowl

SCOTTSDALE – Although this year’s WM Phoenix Open won’t have the full attention of the sports world or even the Phoenix area, the tournament is happy to share the spotlight with Super Bowl 2023 and the economic boost that comes with it.

As drama, finger-pointing unfolds in Qatar, Arizona soccer fans watch World Cup from afar

PHOENIX – From human rights controversies to corruption scandals, the host of the World Cup, Qatar, has been endlessly scrutinized. It did not keep Arizona soccer fans from watching the competition at area bars and restaurants.

Ahead of rebuilding season, Natasha Adair and ASU women’s basketball have eyes on return to prominence

PHOENIX – Arizona State women’s basketball opens the 2022-23 season Monday in Tempe. The Sun Devils were picked to finish last in the Pac-12, but coach Natasha Adair is confident she can bring ASU back to national relevance.

Arizona State women’s basketball coach Natasha Adair isn’t concerned that the Sun Devils were selected last in the Pac-12 preseason poll. “Expectations are always to win.” (Photo by Greg Fiume/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Home improvement: After decades at Oceanside Ice Arena, ASU men’s ice hockey set to break in Mullett Arena

TEMPE – Arizona State hockey will play in Mullett Arena for the first time this season Friday. The facility has the potential to elevate the program to the top of college hockey.

The ASU men's ice hockey team will play its home opener Friday in the new Mullett Arena, a 5,000-seat rink that features a host of upgrades compared to Oceanside Ice Arena. (Photo by Susan Wong/Cronkite News)

Home, sweet home: ASU volleyball is back after a grueling five weeks on the road

TEMPE – ASU volleyball’s five weeks on the road featured a mixed bag of wins, losses, and a sprint through the airport.