Stories by John Marshall

Friday, June 27, 2014

Social media has helped injured swimmer

Twitter has provided Amy Van Dyken-Rouen a therapeutic tool as she makes the transition from elite athlete to possibly spending the rest of her life in a wheelchair.
By John Marshall

Monday, March 31, 2014

Final Four will see many styles

Contrast. This year's Final Four is full of it. Florida, UConn, Wisconsin and Kentucky all bring a little something different to the biggest stage in college basketball.
By John Marshall

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

NCAA regionals have a lot to live up to

Just when you think the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament couldn't possibly top itself, it happened again. Now that we've had time to catch our breath, it's time to hold on tight again with the ...
By John Marshall

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Early upsets knock out thousands from chance at $1 billion prize

So you were confident in your bracket, hoping to win the office pool, maybe get lucky and take down that $1 billion prize Warren Buffett is offering for a perfect run of picks. One game in and ... ...
By John Marshall

Monday, March 17, 2014

NCAA Tournament Guide

March Madness kicks into high gear this week with the start of the NCAA Tournament, the time hoop heads circle the calendar like it’s Christmas.
By John Marshall

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Harvick wins second straight at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick charged to the front early and dominated the rest of the way Sunday for his second straight Sprint Cup victory at Phoenix Inter­national Raceway.
By John Marshall

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

Keselowski to start on pole for Phoenix race

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Brad Keselowski earned the pole at Phoenix International Raceway after making it through the new knockout-style qualifying Friday.
By John Marshall

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Baylor gets shot at Fiesta Bowl vs. Central Florida

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Baylor Bears had been the perennial patsies of the Big 12, stringing together 14 consecutive losing seasons since 1996. Art Briles changed all that.
By John Marshall

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Baylor to face Central Florida in Fiesta Bowl

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - No. 6 Baylor has completed its turnaround with a trip to the Fiesta Bowl against No. 15 Central Florida.
By John Marshall

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013

Falcons falter on road

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Rookie Andre Ellington ran for 154 yards and a touchdown against Atlanta in his first NFL start, sending the Atlanta Falcons to a 27-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
By John Marshall

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013

Confusing play leads to strange finish at Arizona State

Trying to set his team up for a game-winning field goal, Wisconsin's quarterback Joel Stave instead triggered a wave of confusion.
By John Marshall

Friday, June 28, 2013

Unorthodox motocross champion takes a final bow

John Dowd, the most unlikely of motocross champions after getting a late start in the sport, will take a final bow at his home track as his 16-year-old son attempts to qualify alongside him.
By John Marshall

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

NCAA report targets Kelly

The NCAA stripped Oregon of a scholarship in each of the next two seasons and placed the program on probation for three years.
By John Marshall

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Griner looms large as new WNBA season nears

Not only is Brittney Griner being counted on to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a third WNBA title, she's expected to open a gateway from the WNBA to new fans across the U.S. and beyond.
By John Marshall

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Braves' bats fall silent

PHOENIX - Patrick Corbin allowed three hits in seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned an infield double into two runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 Tuesday night.
By John Marshall

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Officials facing dilemma with video review

It happens seemingly every game of the NCAA Tournament, most of the season, for that matter: Officials blow their whistles, huddle, then head over to the TV monitors to review a play. While their ...
By John Marshall

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

NCAA Tournament expected to be unpredictable

The NCAA Tournament will not have a repeat champion for the sixth consecutive season. Kentucky made sure of that by failing to make the field of 68.
By John Marshall

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Mexico beats U.S. in World Baseball Classic

PHOENIX - Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, seven pitchers handcuffed United States hitters in a decisive 5-2 win over the Americans in Pool D of the World Baseball Classic on ...
By John Marshall

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Edwards ends drought at Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Carl Edwards pulled away on a late start to snap a 70-race winless streak Sunday, the second long drought he's ended at Phoenix International Raceway.
By John Marshall

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Home track has not been kind to Patrick

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Phoenix International Raceway is Patrick's home track, but she hasn't felt particularly comfortable on the mile oval.
By John Marshall
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