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Arizona State Outfielder Kai Murphy (6) swings at a fast ball during a baseball game between the Ar...
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ASU baseball stays alive with Pac-12 Tournament win vs. Oregon

Kai Murphy was 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs, and eighth-seeded Arizona State beat No. 4 seed Oregon 4-2 on Thursday.
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Arizona State drops Pac-12 Baseball Tournament opener to Stanford in Scottsdale

The Arizona State Sun Devils dropped their first game of the Pac-12 Baseball Tournament in Scottsdale to the Stanford Cardinal on Wednesday.
2 days ago
Arizona St. center fielder Joe Lampe (5) fouls off a pitch during the game between the Arizona Stat...
Alex Weiner

Bracket set for inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament in Scottsdale

Eight teams will compete in the inaugural 2022 Pac-12 Baseball Tournament in Scottsdale starting this week.
5 days ago
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Arizona Sports

ASU softball wins Pac-12 regular-season title, receive No. 8 national seed

ASU softball won its first regular-season Pac-12 title since 2011 and received the No. 8 national seed during the NCAA selection show Sunday.
12 days ago
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Alex Weiner

Former ASU 1B Spencer Torkelson makes Tigers’ Opening Day roster

Former Arizona State infielder Spencer Torkelson will make the Detroit Tigers' Opening Day roster, the team announced on Saturday.
2 months ago
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ASU alumnus Phil Mickelson decides to sit out the Masters

ASU alumnus and three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson has decided not to play at Augusta National this year.
2 months ago
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Jake Anderson

Willie Bloomquist looks to bring ASU baseball back to national prominence

ASU baseball's Willie Bloomquist joined Arizona Sports' Bickley & Marotta on Tuesday for Newsmakers Week to discuss his vision for the team.
3 months ago
Arizona State defensive lineman Shannon Forman (97) celebrates a defensive stop against Southern Ut...
Jake Anderson

Arizona State maintaining run gap integrity is priority No. 1 against UNLV

Even in the new era of pass-happy spread offenses across the college football landscape, the game will always be won and lost in the trenches.
9 months ago
Arizona State defensive back Jack Jones (0) celebrates a defensive stop against Southern Utah durin...
Jake Anderson

Timely takeaways negate penalties in ASU’s blowout win over Southern Utah

No. 25 Arizona State defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 41-14 in the 2021 season opener at Sun Devil Stadium on Thursday night.
9 months ago
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Jake Anderson

Herm Edwards commits to run game ahead of ASU’s 2021 season opener

For the first time in two years, ASU football is getting prepared to open a regular season at Sun Devil Stadium with a crowd in attendance.
9 months ago
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New Pac-12 Baseball Tournament to take place at Scottsdale Stadium

The heart of Old Town Scottsdale will be the first home of the new Pac-12 Baseball Tournament starting in 2022.
9 months ago
Wide receiver Brandon Pierce #85 of the Arizona State Sun Devils runs past the Pat Tillman statue b...
Jake Anderson

ESPN lists Arizona State among underachievers in college football history

ESPN's Adam Rittenberg made six underachievers tiers in college football and placed ASU among "well-located schools that can't break through."
10 months ago
Arizona State guard Josh Christopher (13) dunks in front of Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin during...
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Rockets take ASU’s Josh Christopher 24th in 2021 NBA Draft

Former Arizona State Sun Devils guard Josh Christopher was taken No. 24 overall by the Houston Rockets in the 2021 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
10 months ago
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Austin Nicholson

Commissioner George Kliavkoff: Pac-12 can ‘thrive’ without expansion

Pac-12 commissioner George Klivakoff addressed the idea of expansion in his opening remarks during the conference's media day on Sunday.
10 months ago
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Jake Anderson

Media poll has Arizona State finishing 3rd, Arizona last in Pac-12 South

The Arizona State Sun Devils also received six first-place votes, which was tied with the Utah Utes for the second-most in the Pac-12 South.
10 months ago
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Arizona Sports

Arizona athletes in the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics

The state of Arizona has quite a few Olympic connections. From a pro level, the Suns and Mercury are sending four to Tokyo.
10 months ago
Photo from February 20, 2018 of then-St. Louis Cardinal Bull Mueller. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Gett...
Austin Nicholson

Bloomquist: ASU baseball will play the ‘right way’ under new coaching staff

Arizona State baseball introduced pitching coach and recruiting coordinator Sam Peraza, hitting coach Bill Mueller and assistant coach Mike Goff on Monday.
9 months ago
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NCAA President Mark Emmert: It’s time to decentralize college sports

In a 30-minute interview with a small group of reporters, NCAA President Mark Emmert stressed he was not putting forth a mandate or even a recommendation.
11 months ago
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Arizona Sports

All the Arizona-linked players selected in the 2021 MLB Draft

A trio of Arizona Wildcats outfielders, led off by Ryan Holgate, were selected in the early portions of the 2021 MLB Draft.
11 months ago
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Austin Nicholson

Arizona State baseball hires Willie Bloomquist as head coach

Former Sun Devil and Arizona Diamondback Willie Bloomquist will be the sixth head coach in program history. Bloomquist played for ASU from 1997-99.
12 months ago
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ASU parting ways with head baseball coach Tracy Smith

Arizona State has decided to take its baseball program in a new direction, parting ways with head coach Tracy Smith after seven seasons.
12 months ago
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Austin Nicholson

Arizona baseball opens NCAA tourney vs. GCU; ASU heads to Austin Regional

The state of Arizona will be well-represented in college baseball's 2021 NCAA Tournament. Arizona, ASU, and GCU all find themselves in the postseason.
12 months ago
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Arizona State golf falls to Oklahoma in NCAA men’s national semifinals

The Arizona State Sun Devils fell to the Oklahoma Sooners 3-2 in the NCAA men's national semifinals on Tuesday at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale.
12 months ago
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Arizona Sports

Arizona, ASU and GCU baseball make NCAA regional field, learn assignments

The Arizona Wildcats were announced as the No. 5 overall seed Monday and will be one of the hosts for the first round regionals at Hi Corbett Field.
1 year ago