Tyler Bednar expects to graduate in May 2025 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. Bednar has interned at the Chicago Dogs baseball team in Rosemont, Illinois, and the Miracle League of Arizona in Scottsdale.
PHOENIX – The National Labor Relations Board regional director announced Dartmouth College’s men’s basketball players could vote to unionize. While Dartmouth’s players are protected by the NLRB, ASU and Arizona athletes might be impacted by the ruling.
PHOENIX – Since 1992, the Arizona Fall League has been the epicenter of Major League Baseball’s future superstars. In total, AFL alumni have amassed 355 All-Star Game appearances, 22 MVPs and eight Cy Young Awards.
PHOENIX – Arizona Diamondbacks star outfielder Corbin Carroll won the 2023 National League Rookie of the Year. The 23-year-old led the Diamondbacks to 84 wins, their first postseason appearance since 2017 and the first World Series trip since 2001.
PHOENIX — Arizona Diamondbacks’ No. 8 prospect Ivan Melendez has suffered numerous setbacks while being the minor league’s most powerful slugger. Melendez gained notoriety when the Texas Longhorns played Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” after big hits.
PHOENIX – In position to score the first run in Game 3 of the World Series, Christian Walker made a costly mistakes in the second inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-1 loss to the Texas Rangers Monday night, and it came at the expense of momentum.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are playing in the World Series for the first time since 2001. The trip to the Fall Classic means even more for Scottsdale product Merrill Kelly, who endured numerous bumps before pitching for his hometown team.
PHOENIX – After losing the first two games of the National League Championship Series, the Diamondbacks found themselves in a difficult position. Rookie pitcher Brandon Pfaadt changed the narrative of the series by leading his team to a victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
PHOENIX – Since its founding in 2019, the Arizona Pickleball Players League has earned increased popularity among the Phoenix and Tucson regions. The league hopes to expand to neighboring states to create regional tournament.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 in the opening game of the NL Wild Card Series. In Arizona’s first appearance since 2017, manager Torey Lovullo relied on six bullpen arms to shut down the Brewers’ offense.
PHOENIX – Amid abuse from parents, coaches and athletes, many high school officials are leaving the profession. Anne Montgomery, who spent 29 years officiating football and other sports in Arizona, believes that recruiting more women could be the answer to the shortage.