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Goodbye NYC; Estimates show big city losses, Sunbelt gains

May. 26, 2022 07:50 AM EDT

Ko Im always thought she would live in New York forever. She knew every corner of Manhattan and had worked hard to build a community of friends. Living in a small apartment, she found her attitude shifting early in the pandemic. After her brother accepted a job in Seattle in the summer of 2020, she...

White, Beavers help Cal beat UCLA 4-1 in Pac-12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 04:51 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Josh White pitched seven scoreless innings and Dylan Beavers hit an inside-the-park home run to help California beat UCLA 4-1 on Wednesday night — and into Thursday morning — in the first round of the inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament and win its seventh...

College sports eye gambling money amid safeguard concerns

May. 26, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NCAA stance against gambling on sports by its athletes and those who work in college athletics is summed up simply by the slogan on the posters the association provides to its member schools: "Don't Bet On It." The rules have been unambiguous for...

Oregon State rallies past Washington 13-8 in Pac-12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Garrett Forrester hit a three-run homer, Gavin Logan hit a solo shot and drove in three runs and No. 2 seed Oregon State began play on Wednesday at the first Pac-12 baseball tournament in conference history by rallying for a 13-8 victory over No. 7 seed Washington. ...

Stanford holds off Oregon 3-2 for second national title

May. 25, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford freshman Rose Zhang stood just short of the 17th green, the ball resting a few feet away in the rough as she tried to close out a tight match. Oregon's Sophie Kibsgaard Nielson wheeled past Zhang while lining up her next shot and accidentally...

Probe OK'd of Arizona senator's comments on Buffalo shooting

May. 25, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate's ethics committee voted Wednesday to formally investigate a Republican lawmaker's online comments that appeared to blame the federal government for the recent massacre at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. The panel was directed by the full...

Arizona Republicans pass election bills in party-line votes

May. 25, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona House Republicans have revived three election bills that passed in party-line votes after failing last week. Among the measures approved Wednesday is a bill allowing people to carry their mail ballot to a polling place, show identification and have their...

Bring the heat: Pac-12 adds postseason baseball tournament

May. 25, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon State coach Mitch Canham paused for a few seconds, considering what the next several days of baseball would look like at Scottsdale Stadium during the inaugural Pac-12 postseason tournament. He envisioned some of the best college players in the...

Jones hits 17th homer in Stanford's 13th straight win

May. 25, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brock Jones and Drew Bowser each hit a two-run homer and regular-season champion Stanford beat No. 8 seed Arizona State 6-3 on Wednesday in the inaugural Pac-12 Tournament. Stanford (38-14) takes a 13-game winning streak into a Thursday contest against...

Arizona Democratic congressman Gallego rips Ted Cruz, NRA

May. 25, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Democratic U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego lashed out at the National Rifle Association and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in a series of profane tweets in response to a massacre at a Texas elementary school. Gallego responded Tuesday to Cruz's comments predicting...