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Small town to big city: Ryggs Johnston finds success with ASU golf

By Matthew Roy Cronkite News Steak, white rice, black beans, salsa and cheese, please. It’s a combination of burrito ingredients known to almost anyone who has visited a Chipotle Mexican Grill, but not so familiar to Arizona...

Helping Others: Dingers in the Desert raises money for spinal cord injuries

By Haley Smilow Corey Hahn lost all direction after suffering a spinal cord injury during a baseball game his freshman year at ASU. But baseball always kept him motivated. Although Hahn could no longer play the...

Security Change: Clear bag policy to go in effect for D-backs Fan Fest at...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Arizona Diamondbacks and Chase Field will implement the clear bag policy for all Chase Field events, including D-backs games, starting at D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, February 15. “The safety of our...

Heart Over Height: Zachary Aird is looking forward to making his mark on Ottawa...

By Chris Fahrendorf At 5 feet 8 inches tall, Zachary Aird is below the average height for a college basketball player. But that doesn’t stop the Ottawa freshman from succeeding.  To succeed he had to perfect...

‘That would be dope’: Booker, others would love to see Suns join NBA 2K...

By Warren Younger Cronkite News Like many sports fans, Antonio Saldivar has imagined what it would be like to represent the local NBA franchise. “I would love to play for Phoenix,” he says. “That’s like every kid’s...

Dodgeball for adults: Phoenix is home to 4 of best players in country

By Yodit Woldegebriel Cronkite News Dillon Clark-Oden started playing dodgeball at a local Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park five years ago, just for fun. He never imagined it would take him around the world and turn him into...

For the Love of the Game: Coyotes’ Jakob Chychrun wants to win ‘so bad’

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jakob Chychrun says the heartbreaking end to the Arizona Coyotes’ 2018-2019 season fueled the fire to make the current one a success. “We knew we had a good thing going here and we...

A Step Forward: The Suns’ offseason acquisitions could make for an interesting season

By Chris Fahrendorf To say the Phoenix Suns have been unstable in recent years would be an understatement. The team has finished 10th or worst in the Western Conference in eight of the last 10...

Moves Like Jagger: Scottsdale teen set to make his hometown debut at ISM Raceway

By Natalie Urquiza Most 17-year-old high school students are working, playing sports or preparing for college. Jagger Jones does all that plus is a race car driver in the Arizona Lottery 100, K&N Pro Series...

The Great Gig on the Grass: Jamie Morrison brings English polo to WestWorld

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jamie Morrison is used to making an entrance. As a child, his father, the late Bryan Morrison, was a record mogul who managed Pink Floyd and published Wham!, Elton John and the Bee...

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