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    Monday, April 24 2017 3:35 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:35:48 GMT
    Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers avoided being swept in three games in the desert with a 6-2 victory over the...
    Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers avoided being swept in three games in the desert with a 6-2 victory over the Diamondbacks on...
  • Sports Minute: Here is the latest Arizona sports news from The Associated Press

    Sports Minute: Here is the latest Arizona sports news from The Associated Press

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:35 AM EDT2017-04-24 07:35:48 GMT
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Robbie Ray pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning despite some control issues, Jake Lamb hit a bases-loaded triple and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San
    Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers avoided being swept in three games in the desert with a 6-2 victory over the Diamondbacks on...
  • Former Chelsea star Drogba introduced in Phoenix

    Former Chelsea star Drogba introduced in Phoenix

    Monday, April 24 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-04-24 05:03:35 GMT
    Although the Phoenix area isn't yet a major pro soccer market, Sunday night felt like a big step toward that dream for Phoenix Rising FC and its fans.
    Although the Phoenix area isn't yet a major pro soccer market, Sunday night felt like a big step toward that dream for Phoenix Rising FC and its fans.
  • McCarthy, Dodgers salvage final game of series in Arizona

    McCarthy, Dodgers salvage final game of series in Arizona

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-04-23 23:19:22 GMT
    Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers avoided being swept in three games in the desert with a 6-2 victory over the...
    Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers avoided being swept in three games in the desert with a 6-2 victory over the Diamondbacks on...
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    Sunday, April 23 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-04-23 07:38:18 GMT
    Yasmany Tomas homered twice and David Peralta hit a team-record four doubles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
    Yasmany Tomas homered twice and David Peralta hit a team-record four doubles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
  • Tomas, Peralta power Diamondbacks past Dodgers 11-5

    Tomas, Peralta power Diamondbacks past Dodgers 11-5

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:58:09 GMT
    Yasmany Tomas homered twice and David Peralta hit a team-record four doubles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
    Yasmany Tomas homered twice and David Peralta hit a team-record four doubles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
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    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:48:40 GMT
    Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
    Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
  • Diamondbacks score 9 runs in 8th, rout Dodgers 13-5

    Diamondbacks score 9 runs in 8th, rout Dodgers 13-5

    Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
    Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
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    Clayton Richard pitched into the seventh inning and Wil Myers and Austin Hedges homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
    Clayton Richard pitched into the seventh inning and Wil Myers and Austin Hedges homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night.
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    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:13 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:13:35 GMT
    Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and Erick Aybar hit a homer to lift the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
    Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and Erick Aybar hit a homer to lift the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
  • Briann January joins ASU women's basketball staff

    Briann January joins ASU women's basketball staff

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:53 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:53:16 GMT
    Former Arizona State star Briann January is joining the Sun Devils as a women's basketball assistant coach, the school announced Wednesday night.
    Former Arizona State star Briann January is joining the Sun Devils as a women's basketball assistant coach, the school announced Wednesday night.
  • Chain's throws gem to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0

    Chain's throws gem to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0

    Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and Erick Aybar hit a homer to lift the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
    Jhoulys Chacin pitched eight scoreless innings and Erick Aybar hit a homer to lift the San Diego Padres to a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
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    Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run homer, Shelby Miller pitched 7 1/3 innings of four-hit ball and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the San Diego Padres 11-2 on Tuesday night.
    Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run homer, Shelby Miller pitched 7 1/3 innings of four-hit ball and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the San Diego Padres 11-2 on Tuesday night.
  • Tomas, Miller lead Diamondbacks to 11-2 win over Padres

    Tomas, Miller lead Diamondbacks to 11-2 win over Padres

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:43 AM EDT2017-04-19 05:43:40 GMT
    Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run homer, Shelby Miller pitched 7 1/3 innings of four-hit ball and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the San Diego Padres 11-2 on Tuesday night.
    Yasmany Tomas hit a three-run homer, Shelby Miller pitched 7 1/3 innings of four-hit ball and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the San Diego Padres 11-2 on Tuesday night.
  • Suns' Steve Albert retires after 45 years in sportscasting

    Suns' Steve Albert retires after 45 years in sportscasting

    Phoenix Suns television play-by-play announcer Steve Albert is retiring, ending a 45-year career in sports broadcasting.
    Phoenix Suns television play-by-play announcer Steve Albert is retiring, ending a 45-year career in sports broadcasting.
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    Jake Lamb hit a solo home run in the eighth inning and David Peralta added a run-scoring triple in the ninth to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
    Jake Lamb hit a solo home run in the eighth inning and David Peralta added a run-scoring triple in the ninth to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
  • Diamondbacks rally for 4-2 win over Dodgers

    Diamondbacks rally for 4-2 win over Dodgers

    Jake Lamb hit a solo home run in the eighth inning and David Peralta added a run-scoring triple in the ninth to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
    Jake Lamb hit a solo home run in the eighth inning and David Peralta added a run-scoring triple in the ninth to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
  • Basketball Australia hires Brondello as Opals head coach

    Basketball Australia hires Brondello as Opals head coach

    Monday, April 17 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-04-18 00:53:51 GMT
    Sandy Brondello has been hired as head coach of the Australian Opals in a deal that will allow the three-time Olympic medalist to combine her international duties with her coaching role at Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA.
    Sandy Brondello has been hired as head coach of the Australian Opals in a deal that will allow the three-time Olympic medalist to combine her international duties with her coaching role at Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA.
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    Monday, April 17 2017 3:56 AM EDT2017-04-17 07:56:34 GMT
    Taijuan Walker pitched five solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 3-1 Sunday after Los Angeles starter Rich Hill was pulled with more blister problems.
    Taijuan Walker pitched five solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 3-1 Sunday after Los Angeles starter Rich Hill was pulled with more blister problems.
  • Walker, D-backs beat Dodgers after Hill exits with blister

    Walker, D-backs beat Dodgers after Hill exits with blister

    Taijuan Walker pitched five solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 3-1 Sunday after Los Angeles starter Rich Hill was pulled with more blister problems.
    Taijuan Walker pitched five solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 3-1 Sunday after Los Angeles starter Rich Hill was pulled with more blister problems.
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    Sunday, April 16 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-16 07:39:03 GMT
    Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a sloppy defensive game to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 Saturday night.
    Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a sloppy defensive game to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 Saturday night.
  • Puig hits 3-run HR to help Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 8-4

    Puig hits 3-run HR to help Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 8-4

    Sunday, April 16 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-04-16 04:38:49 GMT
    Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a sloppy defensive game to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 Saturday night.
    Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a sloppy defensive game to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4 Saturday night.
  • Cristie Kerr wins LPGA Lotte in Hawaii for 19th tour title

    Cristie Kerr wins LPGA Lotte in Hawaii for 19th tour title

    Saturday, April 15 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-04-16 03:38:58 GMT
    Cristie Kerr won the LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday for her 19th tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory.
    Cristie Kerr won the LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday for her 19th tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory.
  • Ledecky wins 800 free in Arizona with world's fastest time

    Ledecky wins 800 free in Arizona with world's fastest time

    Saturday, April 15 2017 10:42 PM EDT2017-04-16 02:42:50 GMT
    Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet in the world's fastest time this year.
    Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet in the world's fastest time this year.
  • Arizona Wildcats name Romar associate head coach

    Arizona Wildcats name Romar associate head coach

    Saturday, April 15 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-04-16 00:30:41 GMT
    Lorenzo Romar has been named associate head coach at Arizona, joining Sean Miller's staff a month after he was fired as head coach at Washington.
    Lorenzo Romar has been named associate head coach at Arizona, joining Sean Miller's staff a month after he was fired as head coach at Washington.
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    Saturday, April 15 2017 3:41 AM EDT2017-04-15 07:41:28 GMT
    Clayton Kershaw outpitched former teammate Zack Greinke, Andrew Toles hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Friday night.
    Clayton Kershaw outpitched former teammate Zack Greinke, Andrew Toles hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Friday night.
  • Kershaw outperforms Greinke in Dodgers' 7-1 win

    Kershaw outperforms Greinke in Dodgers' 7-1 win

    Saturday, April 15 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-04-15 05:37:19 GMT
    Clayton Kershaw outpitched former teammate Zack Greinke, Andrew Toles hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Friday night.
    Clayton Kershaw outpitched former teammate Zack Greinke, Andrew Toles hit a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Friday night.
  • Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer races in meet while pregnant

    Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer races in meet while pregnant

    Friday, April 14 2017 3:24 PM EDT2017-04-14 19:24:46 GMT
    Olympian Dana Vollmer isn't taking it easy while awaiting the birth of her second child. The swimmer is competing with what she likens to having a bowling ball in her stomach.
    Olympian Dana Vollmer isn't taking it easy while awaiting the birth of her second child. The swimmer is competing with what she likens to having a bowling ball in her stomach.
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    Friday, April 14 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-14 07:39:56 GMT
    Add Wayne Gretzky to the list of those caught up in the buzz over budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective NHL playoff debuts.
    Add Wayne Gretzky to the list of those caught up in the buzz over budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective NHL playoff debuts.
  • Ledecky swims year's fastest time in 400 free in Arizona

    Ledecky swims year's fastest time in 400 free in Arizona

    Olympic champion Katie Ledecky opened her season by winning the 400-meter freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet with the fastest time in the world this year.
    Olympic champion Katie Ledecky opened her season by winning the 400-meter freestyle at a Pro Swim Series meet with the fastest time in the world this year.
  • Arizona's Trier to return to Tucson for junior season

    Arizona's Trier to return to Tucson for junior season

    Thursday, April 13 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-04-14 00:51:37 GMT
    Arizona guard Allonzo Trier is returning for his junior season, bolstering what was already going to be a strong team.
    Arizona guard Allonzo Trier is returning for his junior season, bolstering what was already going to be a strong team.
  • Gretzky buzzing over McDavid, Matthews' NHL playoff debuts

    Gretzky buzzing over McDavid, Matthews' NHL playoff debuts

    By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer Add Wayne Gretzky to the list of those caught up in the buzz over budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective NHL playoff debuts.
    By JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer Add Wayne Gretzky to the list of those caught up in the buzz over budding young stars Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews making their respective NHL playoff debuts.
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    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-04-13 07:58:22 GMT
    Matt Cain allowed one run over five-plus innings for his first win since last August, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday night.
    Matt Cain allowed one run over five-plus innings for his first win since last August, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday night.
  • Cain ends drought in Giants' 6-2 win over Diamondbacks

    Cain ends drought in Giants' 6-2 win over Diamondbacks

    Thursday, April 13 2017 1:54 AM EDT2017-04-13 05:54:15 GMT
    Matt Cain allowed one run over five-plus innings for his first win since last August, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday night.
    Matt Cain allowed one run over five-plus innings for his first win since last August, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday night.
  • Didier Drogba signs with Phoenix Rising of USL

    Didier Drogba signs with Phoenix Rising of USL

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-04-13 00:25:59 GMT
    Didier Drogba, one of the most decorated players of his generation, has signed with Phoenix Rising FC of the United Soccer League.
    Didier Drogba, one of the most decorated players of his generation, has signed with Phoenix Rising FC of the United Soccer League.
  • North Dakota State football team to play Arizona in 2022

    North Dakota State football team to play Arizona in 2022

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-04-12 14:01:15 GMT
    Perennial FCS football power North Dakota State has signed a contract to play FBS school Arizona in five years.
    Perennial FCS football power North Dakota State has signed a contract to play FBS school Arizona in five years.
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    Robbie Ray pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning despite some control issues, Jake Lamb hit a bases-loaded triple and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.
    Robbie Ray pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning despite some control issues, Jake Lamb hit a bases-loaded triple and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.
  • Ray effectively wild in D-backs win over Giants

    Ray effectively wild in D-backs win over Giants

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 1:52 AM EDT2017-04-12 05:52:40 GMT
    Robbie Ray pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning despite some control issues, Jake Lamb hit a bases-loaded triple and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.
    Robbie Ray pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning despite some control issues, Jake Lamb hit a bases-loaded triple and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.
  • Hield, Lawson lead Kings past Suns, 129-104

    Hield, Lawson lead Kings past Suns, 129-104

    Buddy Hield scored a career-high 30 points and Ty Lawson had his first career triple-double, getting 22 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 129-104 on Tuesday night.
    Buddy Hield scored a career-high 30 points and Ty Lawson had his first career triple-double, getting 22 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the Sacramento Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 129-104 on Tuesday night.
  • University of Phoenix ending Cardinals stadium sponsorship

    University of Phoenix ending Cardinals stadium sponsorship

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:28:15 GMT
    The Arizona Cardinals are looking for a new naming-rights partner for their stadium.
    The Arizona Cardinals are looking for a new naming-rights partner for their stadium.
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    The Giants are relieved star catcher Buster Posey appears to be OK after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch.
    The Giants are relieved star catcher Buster Posey appears to be OK after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch.
  • Giants catcher Buster Posey struck in head by pitch in win

    Giants catcher Buster Posey struck in head by pitch in win

    Monday, April 10 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-04-10 23:26:47 GMT
    Giants catcher Buster Posey was struck in the helmet by a 94 mph fastball in the first inning and forced out of the game, a frightening moment in San Francisco's 4-1 victory Monday against the Arizona...
    Giants catcher Buster Posey was struck in the helmet by a 94 mph fastball in the first inning and forced out of the game, a frightening moment in San Francisco's 4-1 victory Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks in...
  • Giants' Posey struck in head by pitch, leaves game

    Giants' Posey struck in head by pitch, leaves game

    Buster Posey left the San Francisco Giants' home opener Monday in the first inning after being hit in the helmet by a 94 mph fastball from Arizona starter Taijuan Walker.
    Buster Posey left the San Francisco Giants' home opener Monday in the first inning after being hit in the helmet by a 94 mph fastball from Arizona starter Taijuan Walker.
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    T.J. Warren and Devin Booker each scored 21 points to help the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks 124-111 on Sunday in their home finale.
    T.J. Warren and Devin Booker each scored 21 points to help the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks 124-111 on Sunday in their home finale.
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