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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...

No. 7 Utah rolls into road game against struggling Arizona

Nov. 21, 2019 3:20 PM EST

No. 7 Utah (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 7 CFP) at Arizona (4-6, 2-5), Saturday at 10 p.m. EST. (FS1). Line: Utah by 22 1/2. Series record: Utah leads 23-19-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE Arizona needs a win to snap a five-game losing streak and keep its hope for a trip to a bowl game alive. Utah is in the hunt for a spot in...

No. 6 Oregon aiming to keep CFP hopes against Arizona State

Nov. 21, 2019 3:16 PM EST

No. 6 Oregon (9-1, 7-0, No. 6 CFP) at Arizona State (5-5, 2-5), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oregon by 14. Series record: Oregon leads 20-17. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Ducks wrapped up the Pac-12 North title with a 34-6 home win over Arizona and are still in the mix for the College Football Playoff at No. 6...

Former border agent sentenced for striking migrant with car

Nov. 21, 2019 1:45 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former Border Patrol agent who called migrants “savages” and “subhuman” in text messages less than a month before he used his vehicle to knock over a fleeing Guatemalan migrant has been sentenced to three years’ probation. Matthew Bowen pleaded...

Desert Swarm: No. 6 Oregon, No. 7 Utah face final road tests

Nov. 21, 2019 12:36 PM EST

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAMES OF THE WEEK No. 6 Oregon at Arizona State and No. 7 Utah at Arizona. Oregon wrapped up the Pac-12 North and a spot in the conference championship game with its win over Arizona last week. The Sun Devils were among the favorites in the South a...

Avdalovic leads N. Arizona over Benedictine Mesa 93-56

Nov. 20, 2019 10:42 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Luke Avdalovic had 16 points to lead five Northern Arizona players in double figures as the Lumberjacks rolled past Benedictine Mesa 93-56 on Wednesday night. Cameron Shelton added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Lumberjacks. Brooks DeBisschop had 13 points and eight rebounds,...

Arizona border activist acquitted of harboring immigrants

Nov. 20, 2019 8:01 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An activist was quickly acquitted Wednesday on charges he illegally harbored two Central American immigrants at a southern Arizona camp operated by a humanitarian group. The verdict by a jury in U.S. District Court came after jurors deliberated for about two hours in what was the...

The Latest: Activist acquitted of harboring immigrants

Nov. 20, 2019 5:52 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a border humanitarian charged with immigrant harboring (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A jury in Arizona has acquitted an activist on charges he illegally helped two migrant men from Central America evade authorities. Scott Warren was charged with harboring for...