Scott Sandulli
Scott Sandulli(he/him)
Sports Reporter, Phoenix

Scott Sandulli expects to graduate in May 2025 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Sandulli has interned as a staff writer for affiliates of Rivals and SB Nation

Latest from Scott Sandulli

Final chapter: Teams set, storylines aplenty at NCAA Men’s Final Four

PHOENIX – Final Four week has arrived in the Valley, as UConn, Purdue, NC State, and Alabama fans descend upon Phoenix to watch their teams on college basketball’s biggest stage.

Mark Sears, named the West Region MVP, lifts the trophy high after leading Alabama to its first-ever Final Four appearance. (Photo by Bennett Silvyn/Cronkite News)

Pac-12 Post-mortem: Coaches, players weigh in on final conference tournament

LAS VEGAS – While teams battled it out for the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, the sentimental value of the final Pac-12 Tournament was just as prevalent among players and coaches in Vegas.

Arizona men’s basketball coach Tommy Lloyd acknowledged that the Pac-12 Tournament “means so much to people outside of our sphere.” (File photo by Nikash Nath/Cronkite News)

‘Pee Wee’s a pillar in there’: Rhys Hoskins brings new dimensions to hopeful Milwaukee Brewers

PHOENIX – Following an 18-month period that saw the highs of the World Series and the lows of a serious knee injury, Rhys Hoskins begins a new chapter with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Former Philadelphia Phillies standout Rhys Hoskins embraces a new chapter in his career with the Milwaukee Brewers. (Photo by Ethan Briggs/Cronkite News)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Bracketology: Arizona seeks Pac-12 gold in Las Vegas, top seed in NCAA tournament

PHOENIX — Bracket expert Scott Sandulli breaks down the projected NCAA tournament field, as the matchups soon to be unveiled come to a head at the Final Four in Phoenix next month.

Collegiate basketball programs across the country eagerly await Selection Sunday as teams, including the University Arizona, eagerly anticipate their NCAA tournament seeding and matchups. (File photo by Nikash Nath/Cronkite News)

Upstart Royals look to familiar face Will Smith for resurgence help

SURPRISE – The only player in MLB history to capture three consecutive titles for different teams, Will Smith returns to the one he broke in with to pursue not only his fourth title, but to help return the Kansas City Royals to relevance.

‘We may run out of time’: Diamondbacks consider all options, including relocation, amid soon expiring stadium deal

PHOENIX – Fresh off their first National League pennant since 2001, the Arizona Diamondbacks may be looking to cash in on their return to relevance. Despite routinely filling Chase Field throughout their magical run, owner Ken Kendrick has left the door open for a relocation amid expansion talks, soon expiring stadium deal

The Diamondbacks’ lease at Chase Field, their home ballpark since the team’s inception in 1998, expires after the 2027 season. (File photo by William Wilson/Cronkite News)

‘It was Saturday at the Phoenix Open’: Gassed golfers, pressed patrons highlight chaotic Day 3

SCOTTSDALE – A look inside a wild, unprecedented day at the WM Phoenix Open that saw golfers forced into several make-up holes while patron entry to the grounds and alcohol sales ceased.

Cardinal win: How record holder Tara VanDerveer shaped Charli Turner Thorne’s coaching legacy

TEMPE – Stanford women’s basketball head coach Tara Vanderveer recently became the winningest coach in NCAA history, and Valley royalty Charli Turner Thorne, part of Vanderveer’s original group in Palo Alto, later built her program at ASU off the lessons she learned.