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Swinging into spring: Previewing every Cactus League team as countdown to 2024 Opening Day begins

PHOENIX - The Cactus League has started and that leaves many fans eager to learn what’s in store for their team in 2024. As teams prepare to play spring training games, learn what’s new and what to expect from all 15 Cactus League teams.

With anticipation in the air and dreams of World Series glory, the Cactus League sets the stage for the 2024 MLB season. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Forks down: Exit of OC Beau Baldwin, departure of players mark first changes in busy ASU football offseason

TEMPE – With the departure of OC Beau Baldwin and players already entering the transfer portal, Kenny Dillingham and ASU football begin a busy offseason after a rough 2023.

Although Jalin Conyers was a strong supporter of Arizona State and coach Kenny Dillingham during his time in Tempe, he announced Wednesday that he would transfer. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

Valley’s boxing reputation grows as Emanuel Navarrete defeats Liam Wilson in thrilling scrap

GLENDALE - Emanuel Navarrete won the WBO junior lightweight title with a ninth round TKO of Liam Wilson. This marks the third title fight and fifth major boxing card held in the Valley in the past year.

“I like when there’s time, when I get to go a few rounds. It’s fun.” Nico Ali Walsh secured a unanimous decision victory after going the distance against Eduardo Ayala. (Photo by Damian Rios/Cronkite News)

What is Ostarine? A look at the performance-enhancing drug that banned Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins for six weeks

PHOENIX – The NFL suspended Arizona Cardinals receiver DeAndre Hopkins for six games because he violated the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. The researcher that developed the drug that triggered Hopkins’ positive test said it has shown up as a contaminant in other products.


Phoenix Suns vs. Seattle, Las Vegas? NBA expansion rumors pick up steam

PHOENIX – As NBA expansion rumors pick up steam, the possibility of the Phoenix Suns playing games in Seattle and Las Vegas becomes more likely.


6A showdown: Arizona’s top high school basketball teams square off for the title

PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.


‘Step toward justice’: Local, national sports communities react to Derek Chauvin verdict

PHOENIX - On the heels of the Derek Chauvin verdict, local and national sports communities react to the news. The death of George Floyd had prompted protests across the sports world.


Arizona joins more than 40 other states in antitrust probe of Facebook

WASHINGTON - Arizona joined 46 other states and territories this week in antitrust investigation of Facebook, including whether the social media giant violated consumer data privacy and whether it is a monopoly that has driven up advertising prices and suppressed competition.


Start of missing, murdered women panel moving ‘at speed of bureaucracy’

WASHINGTON - State officials agree on this much: "Not one red penny" of the $150,000 allocated for a task force on missing and murdered indigenous women that was created in May has been seen yet. But they disagree on who's to blame.


For good measure: Analytics a part of youth baseball, too

PEORIA – The data revolution has trickled down to youth baseball, thanks to technologies like GameChanger and a popularizing of the analytics movement.



Suns hope to redirect future, find stability amid lost season

PHOENIX – The Suns regressed this season but hold out hope that they can win with their young core.