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Eagles GM Howie Roseman again shows his resilience

Feb. 07, 2023 17:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The “Howie! Howie! Howie” chants at the team’s send-off party in Philadelphia followed Eagles general manager Howie Roseman to Super Bowl opening night. They were yelling obscenities at Roseman not too long ago. The once-exiled executive who was...

Pro climber scales Phoenix's tallest building, then detained

Feb. 07, 2023 16:05 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who is a professional climber scaled Phoenix’s tallest building Tuesday before being booked into jail on charges of trespassing and criminal nuisance, police said. Maison Des Champs, 23, bills himself as “The Official Pro-Life Spider-Man” and climbed the...

Diana Taurasi has sights set on playing at Paris Olympics

Feb. 07, 2023 15:12 PM EST

Diana Taurasi said immediately after winning her fifth Olympic gold medal in Tokyo that she might try for a record sixth in Paris. It's still on her mind 17 months out of the 2024 Paris Olympics. “It’s something that it’s on my radar,” Taurasi told The...

Stars at the Super Bowl: How Gronk and Shaq plan to party

Feb. 07, 2023 12:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Gronkowski might be retired from the NFL, but the former all-pro football player is still in the game during the league’s championship week. The four-time Super Bowl winner — who calls himself the “MVP of Fun” — will host a music festival called...

Clippers surge late, overcome Thomas' 47 to top Nets 124-116

Feb. 06, 2023 23:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul George scored 29 points, Kawhi Leonard added 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame a career-high 47 points from Cam Thomas in his first start to beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 124-116 on Monday night. Ivica Zubac added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the...

Bryan Adams, crafting albums amid Grammy Award nomination

Feb. 02, 2023 16:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Adams may have nabbed his first Grammy nomination in over two decades, but he won't be at the ceremony. He's got a gig that night. The Canadian rock star had committed to a concert in Las Vegas on Sunday and he didn't want to disappoint his fans or his crew...

Star power at Pebble comes more from amateurs than pros

Feb. 01, 2023 17:57 PM EST

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick is one of only three players from the top 20 in the world at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. It's lacking star power by PGA Tour standards. That's not what Fitzpatrick saw. He played nine holes of...

Banchero, Magic rally from early hole, beat 76ers 119-109

Jan. 30, 2023 23:03 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Paolo Banchero had 29 points and 10 rebounds as the Orlando Magic stormed back from a 21-point first-quarter deficit to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-109 on Monday night. Mo Wagner scored 22 points and his younger brother Franz Wagner scored 19 for the Magic,...

No charges vs Phoenix policemen accused of excessive force

Jan. 30, 2023 18:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against two Phoenix officers accused of using excessive force during an arrest last year. The Phoenix Police Department previously recommended criminal charges against the...

Police: Phoenix park closed for search of homicide evidence

Jan. 29, 2023 16:22 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Portions of South Mountain Park and Preserve in Phoenix have been temporarily closed as investigators search for evidence in a homicide, police said Sunday. A hiker reported finding a human skull at the preserve on Jan. 14. During a search Saturday,...