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Extension of Phoenix rail debated in Latino community

Sep. 25, 2018 2:49 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery's Spanish-language sign in Phoenix's poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city's idea of progress: "4 LANES OR NO TRAIN." Similar placards are plastered along the proposed new leg of Phoenix's light-rail system, a plan that progressed quietly...

Kershaw, Dodgers beat D-backs 7-4 to maintain NL West lead

Sep. 25, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Matt Kemp needled teammate Manny Machado in a happy Los Angeles Dodgers clubhouse after Monday night's 7-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving the star slugger a hard time for not running full speed out of the batter's box while admiring a long drive to the wall in the ninth inning....

Sex offender faces court in case of 2 Arizona girls killed

Sep. 24, 2018 8:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — For years, police couldn't figure out how a 6-year-old girl was taken from her bedroom window while she slept in her family's Arizona home, never to be seen again. Then came a call from a woman engaged to a convicted sex offender who had bounced around various states, leaving a trail of...

Point guard biggest question as Suns open camp

Sep. 24, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have made a host of roster moves for what they expect to be a vastly improved season ahead. "I feel like we checked most of the boxes on our to-do list this summer," general manager Ryan McDonough said at the team's media day Monday. "We have more shooting. We have...

Cardinals switch to rookie Josh Rosen at QB

Sep. 24, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Rookie Josh Rosen will take over as the Arizona Cardinals' starting quarterback this Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Rosen, the 10th overall pick in this year's draft, replaced veteran Sam Bradford in Sunday's 16-14 loss to the Chicago Bears with 4:31 left to play after three...

The Latest: Suspect pleads not guilty Arizona girls' deaths

Sep. 24, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with killing two Arizona girls who disappeared years ago (all times local): 2 p.m. A convicted sex offender has pleaded not guilty to killing two Arizona girls who went missing years ago. Christopher Matthew Clements entered the plea Monday afternoon during...

Opponents avoiding taking chances vs No. 11 Washington's DBs

Sep. 24, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Facing Arizona State was supposed to be a true challenge for No. 11 Washington's secondary. The Sun Devils had an experienced quarterback and a top-flight wide receiver with NFL potential. And then the Sun Devils switched gears, apparently deciding the best way to try to beat the Huskies was...

Will Smith's bungee jump: The latest stunt near Grand Canyon

Sep. 24, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff. One of cinema's most iconic endings wasn't filmed in the national park in...

STAT WATCH: OU linebacker sets FBS record with 28 tackles

Sep. 24, 2018 2:34 AM EDT

Kenneth Murray went into Oklahoma's game against Army with the goal of breaking the school record for tackles. The sophomore linebacker ended up setting the Football Bowl Subdivision mark. Murray made 28 stops in the Sooners' 28-21 overtime win over the Black Knights on Saturday. That broke the record shared by...

Defense does it again for Chicago; QB change in Arizona?

Sep. 24, 2018 2:16 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Defense did it again for Chicago. An early two-touchdown deficit in Arizona seemed to make the Bears even angrier. The Cardinals never scored again and the Bears escaped the desert with a 16-14 victory. "Turnovers, takeaways and stopping the run," Bears coach Matt Nagy said. "... For...