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‘Smooth’ ASU receiver Andre Johnson strikes right notes on football field and in rap music studio

TEMPE – Arizona State wide receiver Andre Johnson is using the offseason to start a career as a rap producer. He’s not the first ASU football player to make music, but he wants to help define the Phoenix hip-hop scene.


‘It’s an honor to be out here’: AFL Home Run Derby participants soak in opportunity to emulate MLB

MESA – In 2008, Josh Hamilton was in his second year of his MLB career, and went on to hit 28 home runs in one of the best Home Run Derby performances in history. In the Arizona Fall League, his performance has inspired prospects to try and emulate him in the AFL Home Run Derby.


Former ASU infielder Jake Elmore returns to roots in the Arizona Fall League

PEORIA – Jake Elmore thought he would remain an Arizona Diamondback for his entire MLB career. However, he played for 12 teams over 13 years. Now a coach with the Surprise Saguaros, Elmore has returned to where it started in the Arizona Fall League.


Who’s got next? Jake Paul piques interest about next opponent after victory vs. Anderson Silva

GLENDALE – Jake Paul defeated Anderson Silva Saturday night in Paul’s biggest fight to date. Who will the internet sensation take on next as his boxing career continues to ramp up?


Ready to rumble: Jake Paul, Anderson Silva raise stakes with special bet for Saturday’s fight

GLENDALE – Separated by a 22-year age gap, Jake Paul and Anderson Silva prepare to square off in Saturday’s blockbuster bout. But before the fighters stepped foot in the ring, the headliners made a unique bet Thursday in the final press conference before their highly anticipated fight.


Young Arizona Diamondbacks build hope for the future

PHOENIX – Last year the D-backs had little to no hope going into the 2022 season after recording their second worst franchise record. This year has shown that there is hope for the D-backs, who had 10 debutants in this season alone. A few of these rookies are potential franchise cornerstones.

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Corbin Carroll is one of many reasons for fans to remain optimistic about the future of the franchise. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Vacation can wait for Diamondbacks catcher Cooper Hummel

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks have sent utility player Cooper Hummel to the Arizona Fall League to hone his skills behind the plate with the hope that he can become a regular backup to starting catcher Carson Kelly. Hummel has played in 64 games this season in various roles, including 16 starts at catcher.


Ban on sexually explicit materials in Arizona schools set to take effect

PHOENIX – A state law banning any materials in public schools that contain sexual content takes effect this week, and critics worry self-censoring will put more stress on already overburdened teachers.


Skidding Diamondbacks keep sight of the future with thin postseason hopes

PHOENIX – The D-Backs have been rolling since the second half of the MLB all-star break, with a record of 25-19. The numbers offensively and on the mound have been proficient and maps what they have to do to make the postseason as well as what lies ahead in the coming years.


MLB approves three rule changes for 2023 season, but not everyone’s thrilled

PHOENIX — With MLB approving new rule changes for the 2023 season, what are the Diamondbacks thoughts and how will these changes affect the league next season?


Jake Paul, Anderson Silva express mutual respect ahead of blockbuster boxing bout

GLENDALE – Jake Paul and Anderson Silva face off in a press conference at Gila River Arena leading up to their fight on Oct. 29. The two fighters promoted their fight Tuesday getting fans excited for what's to come.


Joe who must not be named: Democrats steer clear of Biden in campaigns

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's name is being invoked a lot in Arizona campaigns this year - by Republicans, who routinely criticize Biden, who is all but invisible on Democratic websites. Experts are not surprised, noting Biden's low approval ratings in a midterm election.