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A health care worker, left, administers a COVID-19 test at a mobile walk-up testing site at Crandon Park, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

The Latest: Record number of new COVID-19 cases in Oklahoma

Nov. 28, 2020 2:06 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma health officials reported a one-day record of more than 6,000 newly confirmed coronavirus cases Saturday as experts warned the Thanksgiving holiday may make testing numbers erratic. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 6,257 new cases of COVID-19 and 13 more deaths...

FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019 file photo students at Phoenix College gather to fill out voter registration forms on National Voter Registration Day on campus, in Phoenix. Immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos in Arizona for nearly two decades helped propel Joe Biden to victory in a traditionally conservative state.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)

To court Latinos, Democrats have to expand strategy in 2022

Nov. 28, 2020 11:36 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s campaign credits its success in Arizona to the immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos for nearly two decades. The fruits of their labor — in triple-digit heat, no less — paid off in this traditionally...

Oregon State's Hamilcar Rashed Jr. (9) and Joshua Gray (67) celebrate the team's 41-38 win over Oregon following an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore., Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon State upsets No. 9 Oregon 41-38 on Nolan's late run

Nov. 28, 2020 12:30 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored on a 1-yard, fourth-down run with 33 seconds left to give Oregon State a 41-38 upset victory over No. 9 Oregon on Friday night. Jermar Jefferson ran for 226 yards and two...

FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

The Latest: No. 3 Ohio State cancels game at Illinois

Nov. 27, 2020 10:38 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Ohio State’s football game at Illinois has been canceled because the No. 3 Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week. The cancelation came about sevens hours after the school announced coach Ryan Day had...

A line of socially distanced shoppers wait to get into Bath & Body Works during Black Friday outdoor shopping at Deer Park Town Center Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Deer Park, Ill. (Brian Hill/Daily Herald via AP)

The Latest: Illinois surpasses 12,000 deaths from COVID-19

Nov. 27, 2020 8:41 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois has risen above 12,000 deaths from COVID-19, while also surpassing the 700,000 mark for confirmed coronavirus infections. The latest 1,000 deaths were recorded in just nine days — matching the state’s deadliest period previously in the...

Grambling forward Brian Thomas (30) dunks against Arizona during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Brown leads Arizona to 74-55 win over Grambling State

Nov. 27, 2020 8:37 PM EST

The McKale Center crowd consisted of a few family members and cardboard cutouts. The usual roars were replaced by piped-in noise and squeaking sneakers. The buzz is not the same at Arizona's home court in this pandemic world, but the result was — even with a roster full of new players. Jordan Brown had 19...

Colorado quarterback Sam Noyer, right, runs toward the end zone in front of tight end C.J. Schmanski to score a touchdown against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Gearing up for USC, Colorado quickly pivots to face SDSU

Nov. 27, 2020 8:30 PM EST

Over Thanksgiving dinner, Colorado coach Karl Dorrell had to digest this delectable morsel: Out was Southern California as an opponent, in was San Diego State. That’s how rapidly the Buffaloes' opponent changed. So after the holiday feast, Dorrell went back to the office to brush up on the Aztecs. Colorado...

UCLA head coach Chip Kelly leads his team on the field before an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

UCLA looks to continue improvement against slumping Arizona

Nov. 27, 2020 2:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arizona and UCLA are in their third seasons of the Kevin Sumlin and Chip Kelly eras, but going into Saturday's game at the Rose Bowl, the two programs are trending in opposite directions. The Wildcats (0-2) haven’t won in more than a year and have dropped a program-record nine...

Washington coach Jimmy Lake talks with field judge Todd Migchelbrink during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Unexpected Pac-12 matchup as Utah travels to Washington

Nov. 27, 2020 2:22 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — What was supposed to be a trip to the desert for Utah and a rare Sunday game turned into a Saturday afternoon matchup in the Pacific Northwest. What was supposed to be Washington's trip to the chilly Palouse on a short week to face its in-state rival instead became an unexpected extra home...

Cardinals look to notch 1st win vs. Patriots since 2012

Nov. 27, 2020 11:35 AM EST

ARIZONA (6-4) at NEW ENGLAND (4-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Pick-em RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cardinals 5-5; Patriots 4-6 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Cardinals 23-21 on Sept. 11, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona LAST WEEK — Cardinals lost to Seahawks...