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Asylum-seekers in Arizona to be bused to Texas, then Mexico

Nov. 22, 2019 3:02 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Asylum-seekers who cross the border through Arizona are now being bused by immigration authorities to Texas, where they can be sent to Mexico to await their U.S. immigration court hearings. The government said its highly criticized program known colloquially as Remain in Mexico is now in...

No. 7 Utah faces Arizona with Pac-12, playoff hopes on line

Nov. 22, 2019 1:44 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Utah has won six straight games and is very much in the hunt for a spot in the College Football Playoff thanks to one of the nation’s top defenses that has held opponents to seven points or less on five different occasions. It’s also becoming clear that the Utes have a...

No. 6 Oregon faces Arizona State with CFP hopes intact

Nov. 22, 2019 3:58 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon took care of one goal, clinching the Pac-12 North with a blowout win against Arizona last week. Facing another team from the desert in Arizona State, the sixth-ranked Ducks can ill-afford a slipup. At No. 6 in the latest standings, Oregon is still in the mix for a College...

Ingram leads Pelicans past Suns 124-121

Nov. 22, 2019 2:22 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Saddled with four fouls and struggling with his shot, Brandon Ingram stayed aggressive. It worked out quite well. Ingram scored 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and JJ Redick had 26 points, leading the New Orleans Pelicans to a 124-121 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night....

Autonomous car tester offers guide for first responders

Nov. 22, 2019 1:07 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Google spinoff Waymo is trying to educate emergency responders on how to deal with its autonomous vehicles. Waymo released a training video on YouTube Thursday geared toward guiding public safety officials responding to incidents involving their self-driving cars. The 14-minute instructional...

Barrie, Engvall lead Maple Leafs to 3-1 win over Coyotes

Nov. 22, 2019 1:00 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tyson Barrie and rookie Pierre Engvall came through to help new Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe get a win in his NHL coaching debut. Barrie scored his first goal of the season, Engvall got the first of his career and the Maple Leafs snapped a six-game losing streak with a 3-1...

No. 14 Arizona pulls away late to beat South Dakota St 71-64

Nov. 22, 2019 12:30 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — After making basketball look easy for the first four games of the season, Arizona’s star freshman trio of Nico Mannion, Zeke Nnaji and Josh Green wasn’t quite as dominant Thursday night. But with about a minute left and the game still in doubt, the 6-foot-3 Mannion shook...

Snow-like hail in Phoenix-area desert caps days of storms

Nov. 21, 2019 8:47 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Large hail coated the desert in parts of the Phoenix metro area as a string of storms that unleashed three days of wet weather blew out of Arizona. National Weather Service meteorologists say hail fell Thursday afternoon in parts of Phoenix and the suburbs of Goodyear, Avondale, Tempe, Mesa...

Defense has been weak link in Cardinals rebuild

Nov. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals locker room was a jovial place on Tuesday afternoon, with players rushing through their post-practice routine so they could embark on a five-day break away from football. Arizona safety Budda Baker hopes he and his defensive teammates have fun before coming back to the...

Keefe: Toronto has enough talent for quick progress

Nov. 21, 2019 4:44 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — New Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe spent a decent chunk of a 30-minute morning skate on Thursday teaching instead of running drills. There’s a lot for his new team to learn and not much time to do it. The 39-year-old Keefe is now in charge of the Maple Leafs after...