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Baseball coach Tracy Smith, ASU part ways after underwhelming postseason performances

PHOENIX – Arizona State baseball will immediately start the search for a new head coach after mutually agreeing to part ways with Tracy Smith, the school announced Monday.


Worsening drought in the West weighs on farmers’ mental health

Farms in the Four Corners region are experiencing extreme drought conditions, which have been hard for both crops and farmers' mental health.


ASU women’s basketball struggled in postseason but believes experience will pay off

TEMPE — In four games of postseason play, the ASU women’s basketball team had their weaknesses exposed. However, the postseason experience was necessary for the development of Charli Turner Thorne’s young Sun Devils.


28 paintings highlight famous – and less familiar – figures in Black history

PHOENIX – Twenty-eight murals and other paintings in central Phoenix honor Black History Month. The art showcases icons and less familiar faces.


Pause on leasing public land for oil and gas extraction draws mixed reaction

PHOENIX – Land, and specifically what to do with land, has been among the most divisive topics in U.S. history since the arrival of European settlers in 1492. More than 500 years later, little has changed.


ASU baseball team ready to roll no matter what 2021, pandemic have in store

PHOENIX – The Arizona State baseball team enters this season motivated and prepared after last season’s abrupt ending. Using a combination of returning veterans and fresh faces, the Sun Devils hope to exceed expectations.


‘A gut punch’: Pedro Gomez’s impact on baseball, journalism was far-reaching

PHOENIX – ESPN’s Pedro Gomez wasn’t just a national personality. He made an impact on many in Arizona, where he lived.


From Tyrann Mathieu to Bruce Arians, Super Bowl LV has strong Arizona ties

PHOENIX – The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers face off in Tampa Bay Sunday in Super Bowl LV with a surprising amount of Arizona connections.


Air Trump: Cost of trips to campaign events still hard to pin down

WASHINGTON - When Air Force One touches down Wednesday for two Trump campaign stops in Arizona, it will be the jet's 20th campaign trip in eight days. But watchdog groups say it is very difficult to find out how much of the travel bill taxpayers are being stuck with.


Trailblazing Pac-12 shows the way on diversity among head coaches

NCAA Division I Football is deficient when it comes to Black head coaches.


Arizona’s Sumlin asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19, urges players to remain diligent

PHOENIX – Arizona football coach Kevin Sumlin expresses gratitude for his asymptomatic condition after testing positive for COVID-19.


Homeless people in rural America struggle to find help

Homeless people in rural areas are vulnerable to COVID-19 because of health disparities and lack of access to medical care. And with schools closed, homeless students struggle with food security and internet access.