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  • Cubs craze spreads to the Valley, giving businesses a big boost October 27, 2016
    Lindsey WisniewskiThursday, Oct. 27, 2016Cubs craze spreads to the Valley, giving businesses a big boostPHOENIX - It was the top of the ninth inning at Wrigley Field in Chicago during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, and nearly 2,000 miles away in the Valley, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria was rocking as the Chicago Cubs […]
  • Marcos de Niza kicker more than just a girl playing football October 27, 2016
    Michael BoylanThursday, Oct. 27, 2016Marcos de Niza kicker more than just a girl playing footballTEMPE - It may sound cliche at this point for anyone who knows Krysten Muir, but that doesn’t make the sentiment by her mother Kathy any less true. “She’s not your typical 17-year-old girl,” Kathy Muir said. That should be obvious […]
  • From pancakes to ping pong, Suns rookies build bond as season begins October 26, 2016
    Slug: Sports-SunsRookies,541 Photos available (thumbnails, captions below) Video on YouTube By TAMSYN STONEBARGER Cronkite News PHOENIX – Marquese Chriss, Tyler Ulis and Dragan Bender have a lot more in common than opening night jitters against the Sacramento Kings Wednesday. The Suns’ rookies step onto the Talking Stick Resort Arena court for their first NBA regular season […]
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  • World Series foes share dugout in Arizona Fall League October 25, 2016
    Jeanna BergTuesday, Oct. 25, 2016Cubs and Indians prospects are Mesa Solar Sox teammates in Arizona Fall LeagueMESA -The 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians pits two star-crossed baseball franchises intent on ending championship droughts that date to 1908 for the Cubs and 1948 for the Indians. While the big league […]
  • Suns rookies add to franchise’s youth movement October 24, 2016
    Slug: Sports-Suns Rookies,660 Photo included (thumbnail, caption below) by JONATHAN SAXON Cronkite News FLAGSTAFF – The Phoenix Suns morning practice at Northern Arizona University during the third day of training camp had drawn to a close and the players were going through their cool down routine before talking with reporters. But, before the breakout, the […]
  • Tebow’s presence draws crowds to Arizona Fall League October 24, 2016
    Nicole Vasquez Monday, Oct. 24, 2016Tebow’s presence draws crowds to Arizona Fall LeagueSCOTTSDALE – Tim Tebow leans against the backstop netting at Scottsdale Stadium, fielding questions from reporters. As a former pro quarterback, he knows the drill. Tebow has always been a lightning rod. He won a Heisman Trophy and a national championship at Florida. […]
  • Chinese coaches getting athletic education at ASU October 24, 2016
    Ryan Decker and Alex CaprarielloTuesday, Oct. 25, 2016Despite language barrier Chinese coaches learn from Arizona State staffTEMPE - As Arizona State assistant track coaches Ronnie Williams and Tamara Ards demonstrated the proper technique for sprinters to explode from their starting blocks, about 30 coaches from China looked on, appearing perplexed.When the ASU coaches finished their […]
  • Arizona State gathers 1986 team for 30th anniversary of Rose Bowl win October 21, 2016
    Slug: Sports-Rose Reunion,475 Photos included (thumbnails, captions below) by BRENDAN KENNEALY Cronkite News PHOENIX – Homecoming week is the perfect time to reflect on the past, which at Arizona State includes the 1986 Sun Devils, still the only team in school history to win a Rose Bowl. In honor of the 30th anniversary of ASU’s […]
  • Injuries force ASU freshman Jack Smith’s return to familiar role: QB October 21, 2016
    Slug: Sports-Jack Smith, 980 Photo available (thumbnail, caption below) Video planned By TRISHA GARCIA Cronkite News TEMPE – Only one player on Arizona State’s football roster threw for more than 2,000 yards and 15 touchdowns last year. And up until a week ago, he wasn’t even listed as a quarterback. It was Jack Smith, a freshman […]
  • Coyotes celebrate 20 years in Arizona, continue to grow hockey culture in the desert October 21, 2016
    Brendan Kennealy and Madalyn HeimannFriday, Oct. 21, 2016Coyotes celebrate 20 years in Arizona, continue to grow hockey culture in the desertGLENDALE - It has been 20 years since the Winnipeg Jets said goodbye to Canada and moved to the Arizona desert. In that time, the organization has made a significant impact on hockey culture across […]