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Arizona wins the cat fight

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    Cunningham named scout for Coyotes

    Cunningham named scout for Coyotes

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:34:35 GMT
    Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham. (Source: Tucson News Now)Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham, who nearly died after collapsing before a game in November, has a new job as a scout for the Coyotes.

    Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham, who nearly died after collapsing before a game in November, has a new job as a scout for the Coyotes.

  • As season starts, Tucson Saguaros still in need of host families

    As season starts, Tucson Saguaros still in need of host families

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:24 PM EDT2017-05-24 18:24:54 GMT

    In return, the Saguaros will offer host families $1.50 game tickets and discounts on select Saguaros merchandise. 

    In return, the Saguaros will offer host families $1.50 game tickets and discounts on select Saguaros merchandise. 

  • Hoover shuts down White Sox rally, Arizona wins 5-4

    Hoover shuts down White Sox rally, Arizona wins 5-4

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-05-24 05:14:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:22 AM EDT2017-05-24 12:22:11 GMT

    For the first time in nearly four years, the Arizona Diamondbacks are nine games over .500. And every win, it seems, has a different player leading the way. Reliever J.J. Hoover filled that role in Tuesday night's 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

    For the first time in nearly four years, the Arizona Diamondbacks are nine games over .500. And every win, it seems, has a different player leading the way. Reliever J.J. Hoover filled that role in Tuesday night's 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Aaron Gordon scored 21 points, Nick Johnson added 17 and Arizona opened its second week at No. 1 with a 69-43 rout over Southern on Thursday night.

Arizona (12-0) had no trouble with the Jaguars early on, racing out to a 15-point halftime lead while playing without injured center Kaleb Tarczewski. The second half wasn't quite as smooth and the Wildcats went 22 of 37 on free throws, but it was good enough to get them to 12-0 for the second straight season.

Brandon Ashley had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Arizona.

Southern (3-8) fought back after a miserable first half, but fell in too deep of a hole to make a game of it. Malcolm Miller and Calvin Godfrey had 11 points each for the Jaguars.

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