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Survive and advance: Phoenix Suns win tiebreaker, eye NBA In-Season Tournament knockout round

PHOENIX – Advancing to the knockout round, the Suns will play the Lakers in the quarterfinals of the NBA's innovative in-season tournament. This bold move by the league aims to intensify competition in the early stages of the season, with new courts, jerseys and financial incentives.

Booker with the lay-up

From fútbol to football: Paradise Honors kicker Hayley Horner breaking barriers

SURPRISE – Hayley Horner is playing her first season on the Paradise Honors football team as a kicker. Although she’s known soccer her entire life, her ambition to try a new sport has given her nothing but success.

Texas, held ‘em: Defense holds Cards close in Houston as strong suit, eyes redemption vs. Rams

TEMPE – Under first-year coach Jonathan Gannon, the Arizona Cardinals defense continues to make strides, with a gritty, resilient group that made C.J. Stroud’s afternoon tough. Linebacker Josh Woods took over play-calling duties, and the Cardinals defense answered the bell.

Cardinals player make tackles

Arizona Purple Star pilot program kicks off with four schools supporting military families

GOODYEAR – Great Hearts Trivium Preparatory Academy, Luke Elementary School, Millennium High School and Dreaming Summit Elementary School are the first in a Purple Star pilot program launching in Arizona. The Purple Star designation is for schools with programs dedicated to supporting military-connected children in their education and social-emotional development.

Chris Wright, military liaison and third grade teacher at Great Hearts Trivium Preparatory Academy in Goodyear, speaks about the Purple Star Schools program, on Nov. 21, 2023. (Photo by Kiersten Edgett/Cronkite News)

‘Weird’ and exciting: Emotions, memories flow as ASU basketball prepares to move to Big 12 after 46 years in the Pac-12

TEMPE – With Arizona State moving to the Big 12, many around the program reflect on the past and consider what the future could look like in a new conference.

Bobby Hurley talking to the media.

‘We’re not going to be alone’: Phoenix Rising FC finds strength in strong Los Bandidos support

PHOENIX – A look inside Los Bandidos, the dedicated supporters group behind Phoenix Risin’s postseason run. Ever since 2017, their unwavering commitment has created a unique atmosphere, turning away games into home-like experiences for the club.

Los Bandidos “Capo” Tomas Rosales, facing away from the game as always, leads La Banda and other group members in songs and cheers. (Photo Courtesy of Phoenix Rising FC)

Washington, Oregon give Pac-12 conference life in first College Football Playoff rankings

PHOENIX – The first College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday, with the Pac-12 boasting six teams in the top 25. Can No. 5 Washington and No. 6 Oregon sneak in in the conference’s final season?

It takes a team: Moving ASU’s football equipment requires precise planning, herculean efforts by staff

TEMPE – A lot of preparation goes into moving all the necessary football equipment every time ASU football hits the road, with the team’s equipment staff working around the clock.

Truck that moves all of ASU Football equipment on game day.

Childhood friends Flaggs, Brennan take brotherly bond from ASU to GCU

PHOENIX – Duke Brennan and Malcolm Flaggs have been close since their days playing together in AAU basketball. They both started their college careers at Arizona State, and now hope to help take Grand Canyon’s basketball program to new heights.

Former ASU teammates reunited

Beating the heat: Arizona athletic trainers, sports medicine physicians take steps to protect athletes

PHOENIX – Phoenix has experienced temperatures consecutively above 110 degrees as blistering and historic heat waves sweep across the Southwest. Regardless, the football season goes on and the health and safety concerns of the athletes are the top priority.

A new look: ASU men’s basketball offers hope, including (gasp!) a possible trip to Final Four

TEMPE – Bobby Hurley’s Arizona State men’s basketball team is looking to keep working on chemistry as a new group after returning from Europe. After seeing both sides of the transfer portal, Hurley believes his team is ready to compete.

ASU basketball team huddled together.

After Pac-12 goes dark: Arizona-Stanford marks beginning of end for ‘Conference of Champions’

STANFORD, Calif. – The Arizona Wildcats earned a come-from-behind victory in Palo Alto, California but the significance of this game went beyond the Stanford Stadium turf. The game marked the last time Arizona and Stanford will play each other in a Pac-12 Conference football game. For some players in the game, it was the final – or only – opportunity to play against their “home” team.

Football players huddled.