PHOENIX – The Hairston family tree is three generations deep with Major League Baseball players. Their children look to carry on that legacy.
TEMPE – ASU women’s volleyball outside hitter Shania Cromartie has made a few pit stops before landing in Tempe, but the journey has been worth it entering the program’s 20th NCAA tournament appearance.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – AfroDominican activists are fighting against the Dominican Republic’s discriminatory legislation and social attitudes that negatively impact Black Dominicans and Haitian migrants.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Dominicans make up 11% of Major League Baseball rosters, many a product of this baseball-mad country's youth system, where children as young as 7 train in hopes of one day playing in the U.S. and lifting themselves and their families out of poverty.
WASHINGTON - Migrant deaths in the Arizona desert spiked in July, when the remains of 42 undocumented individuals were found, the most for that month in more than a decade, advocates and medical officials said.
WASHINGTON - The largest political party in Arizona is no longer a party. The latest numbers from the Arizona Secretary of State's office show that independent voters edged out Republicans in July to become the largest single group of voters in the state.
SCOTTSDALE – The Lighthouse Artspace Phoenix in Scottsdale has extended its run of “Leonardo: The Universal Man exhibit,” a 360-degree immersive art experience that uses music, narration and video. But the show is just the latest in a string of similar experiences. An ASU art history professor says this kind of projection mapping is art's next big trend.
PHOENIX – Life expectancy in south Phoenix during the pandemic is lower than other neighborhoods. Early last year, the Blue Zone initiative was introduced to the city which capitalizes on the development and improvement to the environment and the health and well-being of those in the community.
PHOENIX – One of three pediatric hospice homes in the United States, Ryan House provides respite, palliative and hospice care to children with chronic illnesses. The nonprofit addresses how to meet the needs of these children in a space with few solutions.
PHOENIX – On a team with a trio of superstars, few talk about Torrey Craig, but he’s easily the Phoenix Suns’ unsung hero in their first-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers.
PHOENIX – The trio of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Chris Paul will have to play to their capabilities to stop Kawhi Leonard’s Los Angeles Clippers, but they are more than up to the task.
TEMPE – ASU gymnast Hannah Scharf has already cemented herself as one of the Sun Devil greats, and has one last chance to showcase her talents this season at the NCAA women’s championships.