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No. 19 Arizona women rally to beat Washington 61-54

Jan. 27, 2023 23:11 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Cate Reese scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half and No. 19 Arizona rallied to beat Washington 61-54 on Friday night. Reese sank 6 of 13 shots from the floor, grabbed six rebounds and added two blocks and two steals for the Wildcats (16-4, 6-3 Pac-12...

Joe Mauer will become 38th member of Twins Hall of Fame

Jan. 27, 2023 17:27 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Mauer will be the next addition to the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame. Mauer will become the 38th member of the group when he's inducted on Aug. 5 before the Twins host Arizona, the team announced Friday. Mauer was the 2009 AL MVP. He won three...

Arizona GOP lawmakers OK rules to erase emails past 90 days

Jan. 27, 2023 13:12 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Republicans in Arizona's Legislature have voted along party lines to approve new rules that will allow state lawmakers to destroy emails after 90 days and delete text messages as quickly as they arrive. Democrats have criticized the change, along with a new limit of...

No. 6 Arizona beats Washington State 63-58 to split series

Jan. 27, 2023 02:22 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis had 18 points and 12 rebounds and No. 6 Arizona beat Washington State 63-58 on Thursday night. Kerr Kriisa added 15 points to help Wildcats (18-3, 7-3 Pac-12) split the season series with the Cougars (9-13. 4-7). “They were a...

Washington fends off Arizona St. in 69-66 OT win

Jan. 27, 2023 01:48 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Keion Brooks scored 22 points and Noah Williams scored 18 points and Washington led most of the way following a sluggish start to beat Arizona State 69-66 in overtime Thursday night. Frankie Collins missed two late 3-point attempts for the chance to tie it. ...

Boogie Ellis scores 31, leads USC over No. 8 UCLA 77-64

Jan. 27, 2023 00:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This time, Southern California finished the job. Boogie Ellis scored 27 of his career-high 31 points in the second half, leading a 27-6 run that put the Trojans ahead for good, and USC defeated No. 8 UCLA 77-64 on Thursday night. Three weeks ago,...

Ex-Lions, Liberty linebacker Jessie Lemonier dead at 25

Jan. 26, 2023 15:14 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Outside linebacker Jessie Lemonier, who appeared in seven games for the Detroit Lions in 2021 in a brief NFL career highlighted by a sack of Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, has died. He was 25. The Lions disclosed his death in a statement Thursday, adding...

Grand jury probes faulty Goodyear recreational vehicle tires

Jan. 26, 2023 14:21 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Los Angeles is gathering evidence in a criminal investigation of Goodyear recreational vehicle tires that the government blames for crashes that killed eight people and injured dozens of others. The grand jury has subpoenaed Arizona lawyer...

Governor creates commission to study Arizona prison problems

Jan. 25, 2023 19:05 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Katie Hobbs on Wednesday announced the creation of a commission to study problems in Arizona’s prisons, including staffing levels and the health care offered to those behind bars. The creation of the commission by Hobbs, Arizona’s first Democratic governor...

Indiana lawmakers scale back on private school aid expansion

Jan. 25, 2023 17:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republicans scaled down a proposed expansion Wednesday of a program allowing parents to spend state money directly on their child’s education expenses after critics argued it opened up such payments to private schools by even the wealthiest families. A...