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Plum, Young lift Aces over Mercury 84-83

Sep. 19, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 23 points, Jackie Young scored on a putback with 4.3 seconds left and Ji-Su Park blocked a final shot as the Las Vegas Aces defeated the Phoenix Mercury 84-83 on Sunday in a regular-season finale. The Aces welcomed back center Liz...

Cards win 34-33 thriller after Vikings miss last-second FG

Sep. 19, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray threw for 400 yards and three touchdowns, and the Arizona Cardinals topped the Minnesota Vikings 34-33 on Sunday after Greg Joseph missed a 37-yard field goal wide right in the final seconds. It was a fitting ending to a seesaw game...

Siri, McCormick rally AL West-leading Astros past D-backs

Sep. 19, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Siri and Chas McCormick hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning, rallying the AL West-leading Houston Astros over the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 on Sunday. Carlos Correa also homered as the Astros held their comfortable division lead over...

Cardinals' Prater boots 62-yard field goal against Vikings

Sep. 19, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Prater still has plenty of leg left at 37. The Arizona kicker broke the franchise record with a 62-yard field goal to end the first half on Sunday, putting the Cardinals up 24-23 over the Minnesota Vikings. Prater's kick...

The Latest: Cowboys-Chargers make NFL 14-11 halftime history

Sep. 19, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The NFL has the first 14-11 halftime score in its 102 seasons. Dallas held the 14-11 lead over the Los Angeles Chargers, prompting the search...

Navajo Nation reports 18 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

Sep. 19, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Sunday reported 18 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths for the second time in the past three days. The latest numbers pushed the tribe’s totals to 33,531 confirmed COVID-19 cases from the virus since the pandemic began...

Arizona reports 2,457 new COVIC-19 cases and 26 more deaths

Sep. 19, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 2,457 new COVID-19 cases and 26 additional deaths. The latest numbers increased the state’s totals to 1,066,803 cases and 19,513 known deaths since the pandemic began more than a year ago. ...

3 of 4 men injured in Chandler explosion now out of hospital

Sep. 19, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Three of the four men who suffered serious burn injuries in an explosion at a Chandler printing shop last month are out of the hospital now. A fundraiser was held Saturday for two injured brothers who own Platinum Printing — 29-year-old Dillion...

Rural patients unable to transfer to full Arizona hospitals

Sep. 19, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As Arizona's biggest hospitals fill up with COVID-19 cases, physicians in some of the state's smaller or more rural communities fear it's their patients who need specialty care who will pay the ultimate price. From Bisbee up to Flagstaff, smaller...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Not-so-super superpowers show cracks

Sep. 19, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

Alabama looked beatable for the first time. Ohio State's defense still looks discombobulated, Clemson's offense still looks limp and Oklahoma still looks far from elite. Maybe college football's season of the super teams won't be such a foregone...