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Fitzgerald mum on future following Cardinals' finale

Dec. 15, 2019 9:19 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Larry Fitzgerald wandered the field after the Arizona Cardinals ended a six-game losing streak, searching for hugs and handshakes. He went through what seemed like half the Cleveland Browns sideline, stopping to share a laugh or a pat on the back and posing for a few photos. When...

Drake scores 4 TDs, Cardinals roll past Browns 38-24

Dec. 15, 2019 9:12 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kenyan Drake was almost embarrassed by his four-touchdown day for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, saying that two of the scores came when he essentially fell forward on 1-yard runs. The other two were so easy, he strolled into the end zone untouched after great blocking. Yes, there...

Longtime Giants ace Bumgarner, D-backs reach $85M, 5-yr deal

Dec. 15, 2019 6:47 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Longtime Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has reached agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks on an $85 million, five-year contract that ends his run of success in San Francisco, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke on condition...

Child killed, 3 others injured in a Phoenix apartment fire

Dec. 15, 2019 4:59 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A 4-year-old girl is dead and three other people hospitalized after being rescued from a Phoenix apartment fire early Sunday, authorities said. Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Rob McDade said crews responded to the scene about 4:30 a.m. and saw three people signaling for help from a...

Tucson fatally shoot man in standoff; woman later found dead

Dec. 15, 2019 4:33 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been fatally shot by Tucson police after a long standoff at an apartment and a woman was later found dead inside. Police haven’t released the names of the man and woman yet. They say the man in his early 40s barricaded himself in a north Tucson apartment and shot...

Water flows to resume Tuesday after $6M in CAP canal repairs

Dec. 15, 2019 4:12 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — After six weeks of having parts of the Central Arizona Project canal being dry in order to do $6 million in repairs, Colorado River water will be flowing again this week. The Arizona Republic reports that repairs were done to the canal where it tunnels beneath the Salt River in north Mesa....

Phoenix man accused of fatally stabbing mom after argument

Dec. 15, 2019 12:18 PM EST

Police say a Phoenix man has been arrested for allegedly killing his mother after an argument about the family dog. They say 47-year-old Terry Driescher Jr. was taken into custody on suspicion of first-degree murder. It was unclear Sunday if Driescher has a lawyer yet. Driescher is accused of fatally stabbing his...

No. 6 Gonzaga withstands late run to beat No. 15 Arizona

Dec. 15, 2019 1:23 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Gonzaga was at its efficient best at both ends of the floor through most of the second half, building a 15-point lead over No. 15 Arizona, ready to cruise to an easy victory over a tough road opponent. Then the shots stopped falling. So did the free throws. Gonzaga...

Martin, White lead Arizona St to 79-59 over Georgia

Dec. 15, 2019 12:46 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Romello White admits he was talking a little more trash than normal on Saturday night. The Arizona State forward is from Georgia, so he knew four or five of the opposing Bulldogs and the rhetoric escalated enough that the referees stepped in to cool things down a few times. White...

Palmieri, Devils beat Coyotes 2-1 to end 7-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:31 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Facing the second game of a back-to-back set on the road against a top team in the Western Conference and without their scoring leader, the struggling New Jersey Devils were poised for an eighth straight loss. So it was easy to understand the Devils' exuberant celebration of what...