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  • From Justice to Bamba: Behind the pre-draft scenes with 4 NBA hopefuls

    PHOENIX — Kodi Justice didn’t sulk on the end of his college basketball career for very long. There wasn’t much time to spare before the beginning of his professional one. Like hundreds of other players in the sport, Justice, who graduated from Arizona State this year after four seasons as a Sun Devil, has fixed […]
  • Olympic skater Rippon highlights Phoenix Mercury PRIDE Night

    Phoenix Mercury brought Adam Rippon, the first openly gay U.S. male figure skater to compete in the Olympics, to celebrate the team’s PRIDE Night.
  • Mini-tours give Arizona golfers the chance to chase the dream

    Golfers flock to Arizona for competitive mini-tour events, helping them gear up for a shot on the PGA Tour and the money that comes with it.
  • Two Diamondbacks among those receiving toughest called third strikes

    Two Diamondbacks are among the players called out for borderline strikes the most since 2015. But is it actually a side effect of good plate discipline?
  • Diamondbacks’ bullpen making a case to be seen as the best in baseball

    Despite not racking up huge strikeout totals like other bullpens around MLB, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ bullpen boasts the best ERA in the league.
  • For Mountain Pointe basketball, summers aren’t just about AAU competition

    Instead of using the summer as a leisure period, Mountain Pointe basketball turns up the heat to get ready for March.
  • Defensive-minded Jevon Carter could be late pick for Suns in NBA draft

    The Suns ranked last in defensive rating last year, while West Virginia guard Jevon Carter was named Naismith Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Chun An Yu qualifies for U.S. Open, joining other ASU golf greats

    ASU’s Chun An Yu will be a junior on the team next year. He qualified for the chance to play in the U.S. Open alongside other ASU greats.
  • Paul Goldschmidt has week to remember after month-long hitting skid

    Following a career-worst cold streak through the month of May, Paul Goldschmidt may be back to his usual MVP-caliber self.
  • Suns, City of Phoenix clash with Goldwater Institute in court

    The Goldwater Institute and the City of Phoenix clashed in court Tuesday about documents related to Talking Stick Resort Arena renovations.
  • Suns may be late to party, but they’re structuring positionless team

    The Phoenix Suns worked out four big men to become the No. 1 pick. In an NBA landscape that has moved away from positions and lessened the role of the center, the Suns are going to get a versatile presence down low to guide of team of players that can play everywhere.
  • Three Diamondbacks among players turning to C-flap for injury prevention

    Many MLB stars, such as Houston’s Carlos Correa and Washington’s Bryce Harper, are beginning to use the C-flap as an injury prevention method. In Arizona, three players are joining the movement.
  • Phoenix Rising FC coach Patrice Carteron leaves team for new job

    Patrice Carteron, the coach for Phoenix Rising FC, has left the team for a new job, a player confirmed to Cronkite News on Monday.
  • Texas’ Bamba displays his smarts, Suns talk trading up possibility

    The Phoenix Suns worked out Texas center Mohamed Bamba Saturday, who few project the team to draft at No. 1. But a flurry of great big men in the draft give the Suns added flexibility with so many assets.
  • Phoenix Rising mixes new, returning players to craft potent offense

    Last season, Phoenix Rising FC gave its fans a taste of what a winning soccer franchise feels like, but coach Patrice Carteron wants to give more on the field.
  • Marvin Bagley III’s winding, complicated journey brings him back to Phoenix

    Despite a spectacular prep and college career, Marvin Bagley III isn’t projected to be the top pick in this year’s NBA Draft.
  • Arizona talent ‘bursts back on the scene’ with strong MLB draft

    After several down years, a top-heavy class of Arizona high school and collegiate baseball talent became high picks in the 2018 MLB Draft.
  • Arizona Rattlers Nation creates a family in indoor football

    The Arizona Rattlers led the IFL in fan attendance in 2017 and are on track to maintain that lead in 2018.
  • Ayton vs. Doncic: Is there any truth to international prospect stigmas?

    A common stigma in NBA circles is that international draft prospects are riskier than those who went to American schools. But is there any truth to that?
  • Jalen Brunson’s winning mentality, versatile game could fit Suns at 31

    Jalen Brunson is a winner. The Suns haven’t been winners in years. Could Brunson’s winning pedigree and versatility be a fit for Phoenix at 31?