Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser

Football 05/28/19, 14:33

Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff as a special adviser.The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise's all-time wins leader with 131. He led Cincinnati to seven playoff appearances, including five straight ...

Weaver placed on injured list with right forearm tightness

Sports 05/27/19, 12:50

The Arizona Diamondbacks have put right-hander Luke Weaver on the 10-day injured list with forearm tightness.Manager Torey Lovullo said Monday that Weaver went back to Phoenix and is scheduled have an MRI. Lovullo added he spoke to Weaver and said his starter remains "optimistic that he's going to get some ...

Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants

Baseball 05/26/19, 18:49

Ketel Marte homered for the third time in three games, Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for scoring in a three-game series as they beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday to finish a sweep.Mike Yastrzemski, the 23-year-old grandson of Hall of Famer ...

Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court

Entertainment 05/26/19, 14:49

A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee has had his initial court appearance in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse.Keya Morgan appeared Sunday in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive of justice.Court documents ...

Marte homers again as Diamondbacks rout Giants 10-4

Baseball 05/25/19, 18:17

Ketel Marte homered for the second consecutive day, Adam Jones had two hits and an RBI, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 10-4 on Saturday.Ildemaro Vargas drove in two runs and scored twice for Arizona. Adam Jones had two hits, and Kevin Cron added a double and ...

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

Baseball 05/25/19, 00:57

Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night.Arizona had been held to 12 runs during a five-game losing streak ...

Another wrong-way crash in Arizona kills 5 on rural highway

U.S. 05/24/19, 16:48

A wrong-way crash on a rural highway in Arizona killed at least five people Friday, the latest in a string of recent fatal wrecks as the state struggles to combat the problem of drivers traveling in the wrong direction.In the latest crash, an 82-year-old man from Nevada was driving the ...

Family of incapacitated woman who was raped blames Arizona

Health 05/23/19, 20:07

The parents of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care center alleges in a $45 million legal claim that the facility and state broke their promise to have only female caregivers tend to their daughter.A nurse charged with sexually assaulting the 30-year-old ...

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed

U.S. 05/21/19, 18:35

A 17-year-old girl abducted from an Idaho fast-food restaurant where she worked was found safe in Arizona on Tuesday and the man accused of taking her was jailed on a $1 million bond, authorities said. Police in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise said 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez of Jerome, Idaho, was taken ...

Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system

U.S. 05/21/19, 11:47

Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship.The American Civil Liberties Union called on the Arizona Department of Corrections this week to rescind the ban on ...

Reyes’ homer lifts Paddack, Padres to 2-1 win over Arizona

Baseball 05/20/19, 23:56

Franmil Reyes hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lift rookie Chris Paddack and the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.The Padres snapped a three-game losing streak that had dropped them one game below .500 for the first time ...

Prosecutors: Agent called migrants savages before hitting 1

U.S. 05/20/19, 21:26

A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants "savages" and "subhuman" the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Tucson say Agent Matthew Bowen sent the ...

Sandoval’s HR in 10th gives Giants 3-2 win over Diamondbacks

Baseball 05/19/19, 18:49

Pablo Sandoval opened the 10th inning with a pinch-hit homer after shortstop Brandon Crawford made a game-saving stop in the ninth, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday.The Diamondbacks appeared to have the game won when Adam Jones hit a grounder into the hole off ...

Tribes, environmentalists battle copper mine in Arizona

U.S. 05/19/19, 10:17

Native American tribes and environmental groups are fighting to stop a Canadian firm from opening a copper mine in southeastern Arizona, arguing it could desecrate sacred, ancestral lands and pollute the air and water.Opponents of the Rosemont Mine say they worry the project will dry up wells and waterways while ...

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants’ win over D’backs

Baseball 05/19/19, 00:45

Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt hit solo home runs to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Saturday night.Madison Bumgarner (3-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing four runs and five hits with six strikeouts. He won for the third time in his last four starts.Sandoval pinch-hit in ...

Escobar’s 3-run triple helps Diamondbacks beat Giants 7-0

Baseball 05/17/19, 23:53

Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run triple and David Peralta homered, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.Peralta hit a solo homer off Jeff Samardzija (2-2) and Escobar cleared the bases with a slicing triple against Derek Holland in the seventh.Adam Jones ...

Giants activate catcher Buster Posey from concussion list

Sports 05/17/19, 20:06

The San Francisco Giants have activated catcher Buster Posey from the seven-day concussion list.Posey was behind the plate and batted third Friday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks.He was hit on the helmet by a foul tip against Cincinnati on May 8 and placed on the injured list after playing against ...

Prison health care provider resolves disabilities lawsuit

Health 05/17/19, 13:27

Two companies that provide health care in jails and prisons across the United States have agreed to pay $950,000 to resolve a lawsuit that alleged it discriminated against employees with disabilities by failing to accommodate them, requiring them to be fully healed before they can return to work, and firing ...

Cardinals’ Peterson suspended 6 games for PED violation

Sports 05/16/19, 15:49

Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy.The NFL did not specify Thursday which illegal substance Peterson allegedly used.Peterson can participate in all offseason workouts and preseason games. He will be eligible to ...

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates

Sports 05/15/19, 18:05

Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wednesday.Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Greinke would get an MRI on Friday.Greinke (6-1) allowed four hits in 7 2-3 innings, then walked off ...

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