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Hinostroza gets shootout winner as Coyotes beat Oilers 3-2

Feb. 20, 2019 1:20 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes' confidence didn't waver after allowing a late goal. Vinnie Hinostroza scored in regulation and got the winner in the fourth round of the shootout to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 3-2 victory over the short-handed Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Josh Archibald...

Hiker stuck in quicksand at Utah park feared he would die

Feb. 19, 2019 10:45 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who was stranded for hours in frigid weather with his leg sunk up to the knee in quicksand at a creek in Utah's Zion National Park said Tuesday that he feared he would lose his leg and might die because the quicksand's water was so cold. Ryan Osmun, 34, of Mesa, Arizona, told...

Derek Dietrich and Reds finalize minor league contract

Feb. 19, 2019 8:10 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Derek Dietrich and Cincinnati have finalized a minor league contract, giving the Reds another infield and outfield option. The 29-year-old had spent all six of his previous big league seasons with the Miami Marlins and would have been eligible for salary arbitration, but he was...

Cardinals sign veteran tight end Clay to 1-year deal

Feb. 19, 2019 7:47 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran tight end Charles Clay to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday were not disclosed. The 30-year-old Clay has played eight NFL seasons, four each with Buffalo and Miami. He has 339 career receptions for 3,361 yards and 23...

Grand Canyon looking into possible radiation exposure

Feb. 19, 2019 7:45 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to radiation at unsafe levels while samples of uranium ore sat in plastic buckets in a park research building. Three 5-gallon (18.93-liter) buckets have been removed from a building about a...

Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan

Feb. 19, 2019 7:20 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by millions across the U.S. West, state water officials said Tuesday. It's the latest hurdle threatening the plan between seven states to...

Manfred: Slow market may be 'much ado about nothing'

Feb. 19, 2019 7:20 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred predicts top free agents will all get deals and the second slow free-agent market won't have lasting significance. "In some ways I feel like it's a little much ado about nothing if in fact those players all sign at the end of the day," he said...

The Latest: Controversial Arizona water bill put on hold

Feb. 19, 2019 6:29 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Arizona's efforts to implement a Colorado River drought plan (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Arizona House speaker is putting on hold water legislation that angered the Gila River Indian Community and threatened to derail a drought plan for the Colorado River. Republican...

Chatting on the bases is good-natured, a learning experience

Feb. 19, 2019 4:53 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — While playing for Texas, Jurickson Profar always learned something from new teammate Khris Davis when the Oakland slugger stopped at Profar's second base spot. Majors home run leader Davis appreciates any chance he gets to talk baseball and life with Albert Pujols while spending a few...

Seager enters 2019 after physical, dietary makeover

Feb. 19, 2019 3:56 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager enters the 2019 season after a physical and dietary makeover. He learned to embrace flexibility training, spinach, and a long-term health plan. Seager played the second half of last season with a broken left big toe, and while that did not knock him...