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Under pressure: Chargers, Herbert look to minimize sacks

Nov. 30, 2022 20:29 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has gone from being one of the league's best-protected quarterbacks to the most-sacked in the span of two weeks. The Chargers signal-caller was sacked only 12 times in Los Angeles' first nine games, but he went down nine times against Kansas...

McMillian's 17 lead Grand Canyon over Benedictine at Mesa

Nov. 26, 2022 22:28 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chance McMillian's 17 points helped Grand Canyon defeat Benedictine at Mesa 110-53 on Saturday night. McMillian was 7 of 10 shooting (3 for 4 from distance) for the Antelopes (5-2). Walter Ellis scored 15 points, finishing 5 of 10 from 3-point range. Kobe Knox was...

Chargers' receiver Williams sidelined Sunday vs. Cardinals

Nov. 25, 2022 17:59 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers receiver Mike Williams has been ruled out for Sunday's game at Arizona due to a nagging ankle injury. Williams suffered a high sprain to the right ankle in an Oct. 23 loss against Seattle. He missed the next two games and played the...

Chargers try to shake tough losses, beat Cardinals on road

Nov. 25, 2022 15:04 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Say what you want about the Los Angeles Chargers — at least they're interesting. They had four straight games earlier in the season during which they trailed by double digits at the end of the first quarter and won three of them. They’ve led at the end of...

Defense remains a liability for Staley's Chargers

Nov. 23, 2022 20:11 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Staley was hired as coach of the Los Angeles Chargers in 2021 after coordinating a top-ranked defense with the Los Angeles Rams. Staley's success with the Rams hasn't translated to the other team that calls SoFi Stadium home. Going...

Wife of Texas man killed by police in Arizona settles suit

Nov. 23, 2022 13:57 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The widow of an unarmed Texas man fatally shot by police outside his suburban Phoenix hotel room in 2016 has agreed to settle her wrongful death lawsuit. A notice of settlement filed Tuesday in federal court in Arizona shows that Laney Sweet, the wife of Daniel...

Chargers add Dicker to active roster, place Hopkins on IR

Nov. 22, 2022 19:57 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers signed kicker Cameron Dicker to the active roster on Tuesday and placed Dustin Hopkins on injured reserve. Dicker had been elevated from the practice squad to play the past three games for the Chargers. He had to be signed to the...

Towt leads Northern Arizona past Benedictine at Mesa 105-49

Nov. 16, 2022 00:01 AM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Carson Towt's 18 points helped Northern Arizona defeat Benedictine at Mesa 105-49 on Tuesday night. Towt had 14 rebounds for the Lumberjacks (1-3). Oakland Fort added 15 points while going 5 of 8 (3 for 3 from distance), and they also had seven assists....

Defeated Arizona Rep. Tom O'Halleran reflects on election

Nov. 11, 2022 22:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — His Democratic-leaning district remapped into one that leaned heavily Republican, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran could have just retired and ceded the sprawling Arizona district he was virtually certain to lose to the Republican who ended up victorious in Tuesday's election. He...

Handful of Arizona US House seats remain too early to call

Nov. 09, 2022 02:36 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A handful of U.S. House races in Arizona remained too early to call as Republicans hoped to shift the state's 5-4 Democratic tilt by picking up two and possibly three seats. Redistricting after the 2020 U.S. Census gave the GOP candidates a leg up in those three...