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Red Sox say Pedroia hopes to return next season

Nov. 12, 2019 1:06 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dustin Pedroia is hoping to return to the Boston Red Sox next year after playing in just nine games during the past two seasons because of his injured left knee. "Every indication I've gotten is that he's feeling good and intending on playing," Chaim Bloom, Boston's new chief...

Second trial against activist who helped migrants to begin

Nov. 12, 2019 12:00 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government will again make a case against an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who had sneaked across the U.S.-Mexico border but who says he was simply helping two men in need. Scott Warren, 37, faces two counts of harboring when his trial starts...

Oshie OT goal wiped out, Caps lose to Coyotes in shootout

Nov. 11, 2019 11:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as T.J. Oshie skated to the bench and figured his overtime goal would be waved off, opposing goaltender Antti Raanta waited for official word. He'd been burned too many times before. A couple of Raanta's Arizona Coyotes teammates left the bench and turned toward their locker room...

Sentencing set for man convicted of lying in probe of attack

Nov. 11, 2019 10:47 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Dec. 17 sentencing hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man convicted of making false statements to FBI agents during the investigation of the 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas. Abdul Khabir Wahid was found guilty this summer of making false...

Tampa Bay GM Erik Neander voted MLB Executive of the Year

Nov. 11, 2019 10:33 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays general manager Erik Neander has been voted Major League Baseball's Executive of the Year. Tampa Bay was 96-66, the second-most wins in team history, despite a big league-low payroll of $66 million. The Rays beat Oakland in the AL wild-card game, then lost to Houston...

Yankees plan to have talks with Cole, Strasburg

Nov. 11, 2019 10:26 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — After falling short of reaching the World Series for the 10th straight year, the New York Yankees intend to have conversations with top free agent pitchers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg. "It's a good time to be them," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Monday as the...

Arizona State University student found dead in housing unit

Nov. 11, 2019 8:54 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State University officials say a student has been found dead in a housing unit on the Tempe campus. They say a male student was found deceased Monday at the Greek Leadership Village. The name and age of the student weren't immediately released. In a statement, ASU officials say...

Buccaneers end 4-game skid, aim to start 1st winning streak

Nov. 11, 2019 7:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Now that Tampa Bay has stopped a four-game losing streak, the next challenge for the Buccaneers is finding a way to win two straight. That's been a daunting task for a young team in its first year under coach Bruce Arians. All season long, the Bucs (3-6) have undermined their chances for...

Police: Man dead, woman injured after shooting at Mesa hotel

Nov. 11, 2019 7:43 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Mesa say a man is dead and a woman injured after a shooting at a hotel. They say the shooting occurred about 3 p.m. Monday. The woman was shot in her legs and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police say when officers arrived on the scene, she led them to the man who was...

Coyotes sign GM John Chayka to long-term extension

Nov. 11, 2019 6:17 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Chayka arrived in the desert with an analytics background and made a big splash when, at 26, he became the youngest general manager in North American sports history. As Chayka started to rebuild the Arizona Coyotes into playoff contenders, the recognition grew. On Monday, the...