Tempe agrees to $2 million settlement over police shooting of 14 year old

Antonio Arce's family filed a lawsuit seeking $5 million last year but will settle for $2 million Tempe City Council unanimously approved a $2 million settlement to the family of Antonio Arce, the 14 year old who was killed by Tempe police in January 2019. Arce was shot by police while running away. Arce was seen holding an airsoft gun, which police allegedly mistook for a weapon. The shooting garnered national attention and city-wide protests sprouted, calling for justice for the teenager. T

ASU men's basketball lands five-star prospect Joshua Christopher

The guard is the highest-rated recruit the program has landed since James Harden Five-star prospect Joshua Christopher announced his commitment to ASU men's basketball, the Mayfair High School senior announced on Twitter Monday night. The shooting guard choose ASU over schools such as UCLA, USC, Missouri and Michigan. Christopher is ranked in the top 10 on multiple recruiting rankings, including being seventh on 247Sports' board and tenth on ESPN's board. He marks the best recruit the progra

ASU men's basketball guard Remy Martin declares for NBA Draft

Martin finished as the 17th all-time leading scorer in ASU history ASU men's basketball junior guard Remy Martin has declared for the 2020 NBA Draft, he announced via Instagram Monday afternoon. "Starting from a young age, I have worked towards the opportunity to play in the NBA and I have now decided to take another step into making my dream a reality," Martin said in the announcement. "I will forever cherish the time I have spent at ASU; Arizona will always be a home to me because of the ASU

Pac-12 extends suspension of team activities to end of May

The conference said it will make “periodic re-evaluations” in the event new circumstances warrant changes The Pac-12 extended its previously enacted suspension of organized team activities through May 31, the conference announced in a statement Monday morning. The extension comes after the Pac-12 canceled all sports competitions for the 2019-2020 academic year on March 14 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which included its prior suspension of team activities. Read More: Pac-12 confer

ASU athletes and coaches react to cancellation of sports

The Pac-12 recently canceled all sports for 2019-20 academic year due to concerns of the coronavirus Growing concerns over spreading COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, has frozen the sports world in place, along with ASU athletics. ASU athletes and coaches took to social media to react over the cancellation of all winter and spring sports after it was announced by the Pac-12 last week. The conference is also prohibiting all organized team athletically-related activities until March 29. Read

Pac-12 conference cancels all sports for 2019-20 academic school year

The decision is part of an NCAA-wide effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 The Pac-12 has canceled all sports competitions for the remainder of the academic school year and suspended organized team activities due to concerns of COVID-19, the conference announced in a statement Saturday afternoon. "At a meeting of the Pac-12 CEO Group and Athletic Directors earlier today, the Pac-12 made the decision to cancel all Pac-12 conference and non-conference sport competitions and Pac-12 championshi

NCAA cancels winter and spring championships for 2020 season

The NCAA Board of Governors, led by president Mark Emmert, announced the cancellation of Division I men's and women's tournaments and championships for the remainder of 2020 season Thursday afternoon. The cancellation is in response to growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, or the new coronavirus. "This decision is based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, our ability to ensure the events do not contribute to spread of the pandemic, and the impracticality of hosting such even

ASU wrestling wins third Pac-12 championship in four years

Five wrestlers won individual titles to lead ASU to the team championship ASU won its third Pac-12 Championship in four years after winning first place in the championships Saturday night at Stanford. Redshirt sophomore Kordell Norfleet (197 lbs) clinched the title after pinning Stanford redshirt junior Nathan Traxler in just over one-and-a-half minutes, putting ASU ahead in points for the remainder of the meet. Norfleet, along with graduate student Tanner Hall (285 lbs), redshirt junior Anth

Jump, Baez power five-run sixth in ASU baseball's 9-4 win over Fresno State

The two accounted for four of the five runs scored in the sixth inning No. 8 ASU baseball strung together a five-run sixth inning to break away from Fresno State in their 9-4 win Saturday night at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. After allowing Fresno State to tie the game at four in the top of the sixth, ASU jumped on Fresno State's pitching in the next half inning to score five runs, all with two outs in the frame. Junior right fielder Hunter Jump began the flurry, as he notched an RBI single to

ASU baseball scores in five consecutive innings, defeats Nebraska 14-1

The Sun Devils went 2-4 with bases loaded, scoring eight runs in those at-bats ASU baseball scored in five consecutive innings in a 14-1 win over Nebraska Saturday night in Phoenix. The Sun Devils capitalized with the bases loaded to score a majority of their runs, going 2-4 and scoring eight runs in those at-bats. Junior right fielder Aaron Palensky hit his second home run of the series to lead off the second inning and put Nebraska (1-7) up 1-0. ASU (8-3) struck back with a leadoff home ru

ASU men's basketball eclipses Georgia 79-59 after second half outburst

The Sun Devils produced a stretch of eight straight made shots in the second half to cruise to victory A second half offensive outburst, including a stretch of eight straight makes, propelled ASU men's basketball (8-2) past Georgia (6-3) to a 79-59 blowout on Saturday night. Junior guard Remy Martin scored 23 points, dished six assists and grabbed three rebounds for ASU. Redshirt junior forward Romello White put up 18 points and 17 rebounds for the Sun Devils. Martin began the game aggressiv

ASU quarterback Joey Yellen intends to transfer from program

The freshman quarterback got his lone start against USC ASU freshman quarterback Joey Yellen will enter the transfer portal with intentions to leave the program, he announced via Twitter Monday morning. "Arizona State is a special place with great people, and I will leave with nothing but love for this program," Yellen said in his statement. "The relationships and bonds I have made here will last a lifetime." Yellen, along with freshman quarterbacks Jayden Daniels and Ethan Long, signed with

ASU football DC Danny Gonzales to become head coach at New Mexico

The UNM graduate previously coached at the school as a coordinator and assistant ASU football defensive coordinator and assistant head coach Danny Gonzales is set to become the next head coach at the University of New Mexico, according to multiple news outlets. Gonzales was one of three finalists for the job along with Texas Christian University co-offensive coordinator Curtis Luper and Weber State head coach Jay Hill, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican. According to a press release from U

Stifling defense carries ASU football to 20-14 win over Florida State in Sun Bowl

ASU football's (8-5) defense locked down Florida State (6-7) to win the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl 20-14 on Tuesday afternoon. The Sun Devil defense forced six total turnovers from the Seminoles, four of those coming from interceptions thrown by redshirt sophomore quarterback James Blackman. Freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels completed 12 of 28 passes for 195 yards and won the C.M. Hendricks MVP award for his performance. The game began immediately as a slugfest, with the first half of play fea

ASU men's basketball's offense stalls in second half, falls 67-60 to Creighton

The Sun Devils shot just 29% from the field in the second half ASU men's basketball's (8-4) offense stalled in the second half in a 67-60 loss to Creighton (10-2) on Saturday night at Desert Financial Arena in Tempe. Junior guard Alonzo Verge Jr. once again carried the offensive load for the Sun Devils, scoring 19 points after dropping 43 points against St. Mary's. Redshirt junior forward Romello White produced another double-double for ASU, scoring 18 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. Both t

Shutting Pandora's box: The future of amateurism and recruiting at ASU

The future of recruiting at the school rests in the balance of possible state laws and NCAA action When California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed California Senate Bill 206, he had a vision. Not only did Newsom want athletes in California to profit off their likeness, but he also aspired to begin the disarming of the NCAA's grip over players' abilities to use their image. Nearly a month later, Newsom’s goal came to fruition as the NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to revise laws to allow st

ASU men's basketball can't keep up with offense of No. 9 Oregon

The Ducks shot 41% from three compared to the Sun Devils' 31% ASU men's basketball (10-6, 1-2 Pac-12) couldn't keep up with No. 9 Oregon's (14-3, 3-1) hot offense, falling 78-69 on Saturday night. Each teams's point guards headlined the matchup, with ASU junior guard Remy Martin and UO senior guard Payton Pritchard finishing with 29 points and six assists each. Redshirt senior guard Rob Edwards contributed 11 points for the Sun Devils while junior guard Chris Duarte finished with 20 points an

ASU men's basketball fights off late rally from Oregon State, capture first conference win

The Sun Devils led by as much as 17 in the game ASU men's basketball (10-5, 1-1 Pac-12) survived a late rally from Oregon State (11-4, 1-2) to win its first conference game of the season 82-76 on Thursday night. Junior guard Remy Martin led the Sun Devils with 24 points and three assists. Redshirt senior guard Rob Edwards provided 18 points on 60% shooting from the field and 80% shooting from three. After beginning the game neck and neck, ASU broke out with a 12-1 run to help the team gain a

Instant Recap: ASU men's basketball returns from 22 down to upset No. 22 UA

Verge's go-ahead layup with nine seconds left lifted the Sun Devils to victory ASU men's basketball came back from 22 points down to upset rival No. 22 UA 66-65 on Saturday night. After falling down into their deficit in the first half, the Sun Devils mounted a furious comeback to begin the second half, forcing the Wildcats to miss their first five shots to begin the period. ASU used that defense and turned it into a 15-4 run to cut the deficit to one. After trading shots for nearly ten minut

ASU volleyball surrenders second straight sweep in loss to No. 16 Cal

No. 16 California and its high-powered offense clicked on all cylinders Friday and ASU volleyball (10-6) suffered its second straight sweep (20-25, 20-25, 19-25). Senior outside hitter Jada Burse led the Sun Devils with 13 kills on a 59 percent clip. Outside hitters Andrea Mitrovic and Iman Isanovic also provided nine kills each for ASU. For the Golden Bears, Lauren Forte and Mima Mirkovic led the way with 14 and 12 kills respectively. ASU was able to play tight with Cal until midway through
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