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San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White (4) drives past Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Spurs cough up big lead, recover for 120-118 win over Suns

Jan. 21, 2020 1:01 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Bryn Forbes lived a shooter's dream during the first half on Monday night, making seven 3-pointers as the San Antonio Spurs built a big early lead. The second half wasn't nearly as fun. But Forbes made one more from long distance and it was huge for the Spurs, who coughed up a 20-point...

Phoenix police: 3 children pronounced dead inside home

Jan. 21, 2020 12:30 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Three children have been pronounced dead inside a home, according to Phoenix police. A relative who lives at the residence called police Monday and responding officers found a 7-month-old girl, 2-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy, authorities said. The children were unresponsive and...

Tapley, Ryan lead No. 18 Sun Devil women past Washington St

Jan. 19, 2020 5:44 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Ja'Tavia Tapley and Robbi Ryan scored 20 points apiece and Reili Richardson had all 11 of her points in the fourth quarter as No. 18 Arizona State rallied to defeat Washington State 65-56 on Sunday. Washington State led by as many as 10 in the third quarter when Borislava Hristova had...

No. 21 Arizona women rally to beat Washington 66-58

Jan. 19, 2020 5:27 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Aari McDonald scored 25 points with nine rebounds and No. 21 Arizona bounced back from an early 19-point deficit to beat Washington 66-58 on Sunday. Arizona (15-3, 4-3 Pac-12) took a three-point lead into the final quarter and stretched it to 10 after a 7-0 run that McDonald capped with two...

In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Illegal crossings plunge as US extends policy across border

Jan. 19, 2020 3:14 PM EST

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Adolfo Cardenas smiles faintly at the memory of traveling with his 14-year-old son from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border in only nine days, riding buses and paying a smuggler $6,000 to ensure passage through highway checkpoints. Father and son walked about 10 minutes in Arizona's...

Utah forward Timmy Allen, center, drives to the basket between Arizona State's Taeshon Cherry (35) and Rob Edwards (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

Arizona State pulls away to beat Utah 83-64

Jan. 19, 2020 12:13 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley turned several shades of red during the course of a game the Sun Devils had to have. He raised his arms to rev up the crowd, was hit with a technical foul and nearly got another one. So much for the “stoic” Bobby Hurley. Feeding off the...

Northern Arizona snaps Northern Colorado win streak, 64-58

Jan. 18, 2020 6:39 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Brooks DeBisschop recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Northern Arizona to a 64-58 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday. Cameron Satterwhite had 16 points for Northern Arizona (9-7, 3-4 Big Sky Conference). Cameron Shelton added 10 points and eight rebounds. Bernie Andre had...

Arizona forward Ira Lee (11) dunks over Colorado guard D'Shawn Schwartz (5) and Daylen Kountz during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona won 75-54. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Arizona earns dominant 75-54 win over No. 20 Colorado

Jan. 18, 2020 5:47 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona freshmen Nico Mannion, Josh Green and Zeke Nnaji all played one of their best games of the year on Saturday. So did some of the unheralded veterans like Dylan Smith, Ira Lee and Max Hazzard. The athleticism was impressive, the shots were falling and the defense was intense....

No. 18 Arizona State women defeat Washington 67-50

Jan. 18, 2020 12:23 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Ja'Tavia Tapley scored 15 points, 10 players scored and No. 18 Arizona State defeated Washington 67-50 Friday night. Jamie Ruden added 10 points for the Sun Devils (14-4, 4-2 Pac-12), who won a fourth-straight game. Reili Richardson added nine points and Robbi Rayn eight with four assists....

Reese scores 26, No. 21 Arizona women beat Washington State

Jan. 18, 2020 12:22 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Cate Reese scored 26 points on Friday night and No. 21 Arizona never trailed after the first quarter in a 74-67 win over Washington State. Reese made all 11 of her free throws and the Wildcats (14-3, 3-3 Pac-12) made 21 of 22 from the foul line. Aari McDonald added 19 points and eight...