Spencer Durose
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Sports Digital Producer, Phoenix

Spencer Durose expects to graduate in December 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Durose, who is assigned to Cronkite Sports this semester, will be interning with the AIA next Fall in video production before graduating from ASU.

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Ambitious Swiss sensation Chelsea Fontenel balances tennis stardom, rising music career at ASU

PHOENIX – Chelsea Fontenel, raised in Switzerland, discovered her love for singing and playing tennis during her early years. Currently a rising sophomore, she skillfully manages her pursuits in both music and tennis at ASU.

Chelsea Fontenel, a rising tennis star and aspiring singing tennis player, showcased her fierce determination on the court last season as a freshman member of Arizona State's women's tennis team. (Photo courtesy of Sun Devil Athletics)

Arizona State coaches grapple with unregulated terrain of NIL and transfer portal

TEMPE – Before Name, Image and Likeness deals were OK'd by the NCAA in July 2022, Arizona State coaches focused more on recruiting and less on retaining. The transfer portal existed, but rules and regulations made its impact minimal over a long stretch of time.

Arizona State coaches Kenny Dillingham, left, Bobby Hurley, middle, and Willie Bloomquist face new offseason challenges due to NIL and the transfer portal in the evolving landscape of college athletics. (Illustration by Spencer Durose/Cronkite News)

From Russia, with question marks: Coyotes surprise many with top selections in NHL Draft

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes caused a stir when they drafted Dmitri Simashev and Daniil But sixth and 12th, respectively, in the NHL Draft Wednesday. The teammates and friends from Russia were excited about the selection but many experts from around the country questioned why the pair went so high.

Daniil But, left, and Dmitri Simashev are not only friends and teammates, but were also the Arizona Coyotes’ top two selections in the NHL Draft. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Coyotes)

ASU’s bats wake up to secure must-win victory over Oregon State in Pac-12 tournament

SCOTTSDALE – ASU baseball earned a much-needed 14-10 win against Oregon State to stay alive in the hunt for the NCAA tournament. The Sun Devils’ win comes after a difficult loss Tuesday against in-state rival UArizona.

Arizona State's Owen Stevenson embraces catcher Bronson Balholm after closing out a must-win 14-10 victory over Oregon State in the Pac-12 Baseball Tournament at Scottsdale Stadium. (Photo by Joey Plishka/Cronkite News)

‘We’re going to bounce back’: ASU baseball optimistic despite dropping Pac-12 tournament opener

SCOTTSDALE – More than a month after losing 20-0 to the University of Arizona, the Sun Devils walked a season-high 10 batters in a 12-3 loss in the first game of the Pac-12 tournament at Scottsdale Stadium.

ASU baseball took a thumping Tuesday in a 12-3 loss to UArizona in the Pac-12 tournament opener at Scottsdale Stadium. (Photo by Joey Plishka/Cronkite News)