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Brantley double-double lifts Charleston past Elon 84-74

Feb. 23, 2019 9:35 PM EST

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley had 24 points and 12 rebounds as Charleston defeated Elon 84-74 on Saturday night. Grant Riller had 18 points and six assists for Charleston (22-8, 11-6 Colonial Athletic Conference). Tyler Seibring had 24 points for the Phoenix (9-20, 5-11). Sheldon Eberhardt added 13...

Hight tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Arizona Nationals

Feb. 23, 2019 9:02 PM EST

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Robert Hight topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Hight had a 3.867-second run at 329.91 mph in a California Chevrolet Camaro SS on the final run of qualifying. He's coming off a victory in the season-opener at...

Anderson, Davies hoping to return to form with Brewers

Feb. 23, 2019 6:50 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — So far, all the talk about the Milwaukee Brewers adding a front-line starting pitcher has turned into absolutely nothing. If Chase Anderson and Zach Davies can return to form, they might not need one. Anderson, Davies and Jimmy Nelson were three of Milwaukee's top pitchers in 2017, but...

Kidd leads E. Washington past N. Arizona 86-73

Feb. 23, 2019 6:50 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Tyler Kidd scored 19 points as Eastern Washington got past Northern Arizona 86-73 on Saturday. Jesse Hunt and Ty Gibson added 16 points each for the Eagles. Hunt also had 11 rebounds and five assists for the Eagles. Kim Aiken Jr. had 11 points and 14 rebounds for Eastern Washington...

RHP Santana, OF Tucker join White Sox on minor league deals

Feb. 23, 2019 6:46 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have finalized minor league deals with right-hander Ervin Santana and outfielder Preston Tucker. The 36-year-old Santana made five starts with Minnesota last season after having surgery on his right middle finger two weeks before spring training. The two-time...

Coyotes to retire Doan's No. 19 before Winnipeg game

Feb. 23, 2019 6:37 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Shane Doan holds numerous franchise records, was the epitome of what a captain should be and led the Arizona Coyotes on their deepest playoff run. Those accomplishments only tell part of the story of how he became one of the most revered athletes in Arizona history. Humble to a...

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicks off Arizona Senate bid

Feb. 23, 2019 6:18 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicked off a "mission for Arizona" Saturday as he launched his U.S. Senate campaign with a rally in Tucson, the city where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting when she was a congresswoman. That attack in 2011 led Kelly to leave NASA and become...

Grijalva to push for permanent ban on new mining claims

Feb. 23, 2019 5:56 PM EST

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Rep. Raul Grijalva is pushing to make a temporary ban on the filing of new mining claims in the Grand Canyon region permanent. The Arizona Democrat who chairs the House Natural Resources Committee said Saturday at the Grand Canyon that he'll introduce the...

The Latest: Mark Kelly kicks of Senate campaign

Feb. 23, 2019 5:48 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on retired astronaut Mark Kelly launching his campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly is casting his Democratic campaign for U.S. Senate as a "mission for Arizona" as he kicks off his bid to finish John McCain's last term...

Mariners' Hernandez satisfied despite strange spring start

Feb. 23, 2019 5:41 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — For a strange start to spring training, Felix Hernandez seemed satisfied. The former Seattle Mariners ace, trying to regain his status as an elite pitcher, gave up four runs and left after 1 1/3 innings Saturday against the San Diego Padres. Hernandez allowed four hits, but just was...