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Chiefs, Eagles land in Phoenix, prepare for Super Bowl 57

Feb. 05, 2023 18:42 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A few minutes after the Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes landed in Phoenix, the pilot hung a “Chiefs Kingdom” flag out of the window as players, coaches and staff got off the plane and walked across the runway. About an hour later, it was the...

Reese scores 33, No. 22 Arizona tops USC 81-75 in 2OT

Feb. 05, 2023 18:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cate Reese scored a career-high 33 points, including four clinching free throws in the last 7.5 seconds of the second overtime, to give No. 22 Arizona an 81-75 win over USC on Sunday. Shay Pellington and Jade Loville both had 17 points for the Wildcats (18-5, 8-4...

Osborne, Jones lead No. 14 UCLA women past Arizona St. 82-63

Feb. 05, 2023 17:50 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charisma Osborne had 23 points, Londynn Jones added 20 off the bench, and No. 14 UCLA pulled away in the second half, defeating Arizona State 82-63 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak. Osborne made 7-of-15 shots, including 4-of-7 3-pointers, and was 5 of...

Cause of death released for former Arizona swimmer Ty Wells

Feb. 05, 2023 10:24 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities have released the cause of death for former University of Arizona swimmer Ty Wells. The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office said the 23-year-old Well died Jan. 27 of natural causes “secondary to a disseminated streptococcal bacterial infection...

Dante scores 18, Oregon holds off Arizona St. for 75-70 win

Feb. 05, 2023 00:59 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — N'Faly Dante scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half, Keeshawn Barthelemy added 15 points and Oregon blew most of a 12-point lead before beating Arizona State 75-70 Saturday night. Will Richardson added 14 points for Oregon. The Ducks...

No. 5 Arizona uses massive run to rout Oregon State 84-52

Feb. 05, 2023 00:41 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona got stuck in Oregon State's preferred pace, forced to grind out half-court possessions. A litany of whistles further bogged down the game. The Wildcats still managed to build a 14-point lead. Once the whistles subsided and the floor...

Electronic pollbook security raises concerns going into 2024

Feb. 04, 2023 11:46 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — They were blamed for long lines in Los Angeles during California’s 2020 presidential primary, triggered check-in delays in Columbus, Ohio, a few months later and were at the center of former President Donald Trump’s call for supporters to protest in Detroit during last...

No. 22 Arizona rallies to beat No. 14 UCLA in OT, 71-66

Feb. 04, 2023 01:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaina Pellington led No. 22 Arizona on an 11-0 run to tie the game, then scored six over her team's 10 points in overtime to earn the Wildcats a 71-66 win over No. 14 UCLA in the lone meeting of the regular season between the Pac-12 Conference rivals on Friday night. ...

Ghana water polo grows as sport looks for more diversity

Feb. 03, 2023 11:57 AM EST

Back at the very beginning, right when the idea of water polo in Ghana started swimming into reality, Prince Asante got out a couple of balls and caps in front of a handful of curious kids. He decided to try a scrimmage, but he had no nets. So they put a soccer bench on each side of...

Bennett earns 500th win as No. 18 Saint Mary's beats USF

Feb. 03, 2023 01:59 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Randy Bennett earned his 500th win as Saint Mary's coach when the 18th-ranked Gaels beat San Francisco 68-59 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory. Alex Ducas had 18 points and Aidan Mahaney scored 13 of his 17 in the second half to lead the Gaels...