Jeter scores 23 as Arizona routs Cal 87-55

Sports 01/13/19, 00:49

Chase Jeter scored a career-high 23 points and Arizona rolled past California 87-65 on Saturday night to complete a Bay Area road sweep.The Wildcats (13-4, 4-0 Pac-12) led by 12 at halftime and turned it into a rout in the second half, extending their winning streak to six games.Jeter, a ...

D-backs avoid arbitration with Ray, Lamb, 4 others

Sports 01/11/19, 18:34

The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with six players, including starting pitcher Robbie Ray and third baseman Jake Lamb.Ray gets $6.05 million, a raise of $2.1 million, and Lamb receives $4,825,000, a raise of $550,000. Reliever Andrew Chafin will get $1,945,000, a raise of $750,000.The Diamondbacks also reached one-year deals ...

911 audio shows shock, panic after comatose woman gave birth

U.S. 01/11/19, 17:15

Panicking staff members at a long-term care facility scrambled to save a baby born to an Arizona woman in a vegetative state amid their shock to learn she was pregnant, according to dramatic 911 audio released Friday.The five minutes of audio from the Dec. 29 birth starts with a frantic ...

Police: Fugitive in Vegas manicurist death found in Arizona

U.S. 01/11/19, 15:07

Police say a 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen car to run over and kill a manicurist in Las Vegas has been arrested in Arizona.Las Vegas police say Krystal Whipple was arrested Friday in the Phoenix suburb ...

Cardinals hire ex-Bronco coach Joseph as D-coordinator

Sports 01/11/19, 14:56

Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury's staff.General manager Steve Keim had said he wanted a veteran defensive coordinator to pair with Kingsbury, who has no NFL coaching experience and will focus on offense.Joseph was fired ...

Update: 911 call reveals staff’s shock over pregnancy

Health 01/11/19, 12:48

The Latest on an Arizona woman in a vegetative state who gave birth (all times local):10:40 a.m.Audio from a 911 call reveals workers on duty at a private care facility on the day an Arizona woman in a vegetative state gave birth were in complete shock about her pregnancy as ...

Panik’s OT goal lifts Canucks past Coyotes 4-3

Hockey 01/11/19, 01:30

Richard Panik scored his second goal of the game 4:10 into overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.Panik added an assist, and Nick Cousins and Conor Garland also scored for the Coyotes, who got 33 saves from Darcy Kuemper.Sven Baertschi ...

Martin gets Sun Devils going in second half of 80-66 win

Sports 01/09/19, 23:16

Remy Martin scored a season-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, Zylan Cheatham had 17 points and six rebounds, and Arizona State overcame a sloppy first half and beat California 80-66 on Wednesday night.Rob Edwards added 13 points and six rebounds while Luguentz Dort also scored 13 points for the Sun ...

Cardinals take a chance on ‘bright mind’ of Kingsbury

Football 01/09/19, 19:42

Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill went outside the traditional boundaries to find his new head coach, identifying Kliff Kingsbury as someone who can ignite the team's moribund offense and mold Josh Rosen into a dynamic NFL quarterback.Kingsbury, with no NFL coaching experience and a losing record in six seasons at ...

Pac-12 preseason favorites UCLA and Oregon face off

Sports 01/09/19, 02:14

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:GAME OF THE WEEK: UCLA at Oregon, Thursday. The Ducks and Bruins were the Pac-12's preseason favorites, but have suffered some unexpected losses. Oregon lost to Texas Southern at home in late November and to Oregon State last week ...

Teachers elected amid wave of activism turn to governing

U.S. 01/07/19, 23:00

Arizona's new schools chief has taken office with a pledge to address the kind of grievances that led to school-shuttering walkouts last spring in several states.Kathy Hoffman, a 33-year-old school speech therapist, is among hundreds of educators being sworn into office following the #RedforEd protests, which were credited with raising ...

Former Arizona senator returns to Washington lobbying firm

Politics 01/07/19, 16:10

Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl has returned to the lobbying firm that employed him before he was tapped to fill the seat that had been held by the late John McCain. In a statement released Monday, Covington & Burling said Kyl has rejoined its public policy practice, where he'll focus "on ...

Garland, Kuemper help Coyotes beat Rangers 5-0

Hockey 01/06/19, 18:47

Rookie Conor Garland scored twice, Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves for his first shutout of the season and 12th overall and the Arizona Coyotes beat the New York Rangers 5-0 on Sunday to end a three-game losing streak.Alex Galchenyuk had a goal and two assists, and Mario Kempe and Clayton ...

Kinkaid stops 21 shots, Devils beat Coyotes 3-2 in shootout

Hockey 01/05/19, 00:08

Keith Kinkaid stopped 21 shots and had two saves in a shootout, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night.Kinkaid, who entered after MacKenzie Blackwood left with a lower-body injury in the first period, stopped Alex Galchenyuk and Nick Cousins in the ...

Environmental groups threaten lawsuit over air quality

Enviroment 01/03/19, 17:38

A coalition of environmental groups filed a notice of intent to sue on Thursday, warning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency it must hold Utah and Arizona accountable for missing deadlines to submit plans to clean up air pollution.The announcement came just as a new layer of dirty air settled in ...

McDavid scores twice as Oilers top Coyotes 3-1 to stop skid

Hockey 01/03/19, 00:31

Connor McDavid scored two goals and assisted on another to help the Edmonton Oilers end a six-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.McDavid raised his team-leading total to 61 points (23 goals, 38 assists). He began the night fourth in the NHL in scoring, ...

Frigid temperatures chill southern Arizona, much of West

U.S. 01/02/19, 17:18

Snow was falling on cacti in southern Arizona, while Anchorage saw balmy weather — at least by Alaska standards.The weather was flipped Wednesday throughout much of the West.The Southwest is seeing unusually cold weather, including suburban Tucson, which saw as much as six inches of snow.In Phoenix, the overnight low ...

Videos show staff dragging, shoving immigrant kids

U.S. 12/31/18, 19:28

Arizona authorities said Monday they sent prosecutors the results of an investigation into a now-shuttered shelter for immigrant children where videos showed staffers dragging and shoving kids. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office investigated incidents that took place on three days in September. Prosecutors will now decide whether to file charges. The videos ...

Sloppy finale makes Seahawks refocus ahead of Dallas game

Football 12/31/18, 17:22

Considering the expectations before the season started, maybe the Seattle Seahawks didn't need to be so critical of their final regular-season performance before returning to the playoffs.One of the major accomplishments in Seattle's 10-win season was re-establishing team standards for achieving success. And while that wasn't always evident in the ...

No. 7 UCF faces No. 11 LSU in marquee Fiesta Bowl

Football 12/31/18, 15:28

Central Florida has carried the chip on its shoulder all the way from Orlando to the Arizona desert.Left out of the College Football Playoff, the seventh-ranked Knights have a chance for a second straight undefeated season and self-proclaimed national championship if they can beat No. 11 LSU in Tuesday's Fiesta ...

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