Steven Cusumano

Host and co-host of "The Sports Mafia," Sunday Mornings 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Pursuing Bachelor's Degree in Sports Journalism at Arizona State University. Voice of high school sports on 88.7 and 90.7 fm.

Tom Brady Cements Legacy As Pats Win Super Bowl Thriller

And so ends the greatest revenge story of our lifetime. The New England Patriots’ 2017 Super Bowl campaign began shrouded in mystery, following Tom Brady’s four-game suspension hammered down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. After the infamous “Deflategate” conspiracy shadowing New England’s last Super Bowl XLIX victory in 2015, a cloud of uneasiness surrounded the team. Was this suspension emblematic …

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Joey Logano Steals Win At Phoenix Following Chaotic Finish

Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford came into Phoenix International Raceway needing a good finish in order to secure himself a spot in NASCAR’s Championship Four. After Sunday’s Can-Am 500, Logano came away with just that, as he emerged from Phoenix victorious, making himself one of four drivers who will compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup …

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New AIA Penalty Promotes Football Player Safety

Throughout the past several years, one of the hot topics surrounding every level of football has become player safety. Through professional, college, and now high school football, league officials have been taking steps toward promoting player safety on a regular basis, based on a deliberate increase in football-related injuries, according to the NCAA. In Arizona high school football, the AIA …

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Dave Juday’s Professional Experience Continues to Transcend Pulse Sports

Ever since his departure from the Chicago radio industry in December of 2014, Pulse Radio’s Faculty Sports Director and Radio Instructor, Dave Juday has been in search of a new home; a place to “plant some roots.” Coming up on one year with Pulse Radio, Juday believes that the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) may be “that place.” “That …

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Mountain Pointe Defeats Desert Vista For Ahwatukee Football Bragging Rights

In the 20th ever meeting between Ahwatukee’s only two high school football programs, the Mountain Pointe Pride emerged victorious, defeating the Desert Vista Thunder by a final score of 27-13 at Mountain Pointe High School. Tonight’s win marks Mountain Pointe’s 5th in-a-row over Desert Vista as well as their 10th all-time against the Thunder, evening out the all-time series at …

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Desert Ridge Makes Statement With Win Over Hamilton

The Desert Ridge Jaguars rattled the high school football world tonight, defeating the Hamilton Huskies by a final score of 36-20, marking the first time in Desert Ridge’s 14-year history that this has ever happened. The last time these two teams met was in 2012, when Hamilton knocked Desert Ridge out of playoff contention for the third year in-a-row. But …

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High School Football Pregame Tailgates Fueled By Ford

This Friday, 88.7, the Pulse will introduce the newest comrade to their high school football “Game of the Week,” broadcasts. Beginning with this week’s game at Desert Ridge High School, every featured high school football game broadcasted by 88.7, the Pulse will be preceded by a pregame tailgate, sponsored by “Ford Driving Skills For Life.” “Driving Skills for Life has …

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High School Football Spotlight: Yuma Catholic @ Estrella Foothills

This matchup of Division IV heavyweights would be a classic Pass vs. Run showdown as Yuma Catholic brought the top passer in the state to the table, and Estrella Foothills, the #2 rusher in the state. Yuma Catholic (7-0) would come into this game undefeated, having won their last 24 games in-a-row, putting this remarkable streak on the line with the state’s leading …

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High School Football Spotlight: Hamilton @ Perry

Arizona high school football’s now-antiquated Cinderella story to this point in the year, the Perry Pumas came stumbling into this matchup having lost their previous 2 games, following their best start in school history (4-0). On the visiting side, it would be the 7-time State Champions, the perrenial title contenders, the Hamilton Huskies who were looking for their seventh win in …

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