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San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray (5) shoots over Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Spurs cough up big lead, recover for 120-118 win over Suns

Jan. 20, 2020 11:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Derrick White scored a season-high 25 points, Bryn Forbes added 24 and the San Antonio Spurs coughed up a 20-point lead in the second half before rallying to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-118 on Monday night. San Antonio led 78-58 midway through the third quarter and 96-83 going into the fourth,...

Rickie Fowler hits from the 12th tee during the second round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler tied for lead in desert

Jan. 17, 2020 7:30 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Rickie Fowler came to The American Express for the first time in six years to prepare for the next two weeks at Torrey Pines and TPC Scottsdale. He's ahead of schedule, shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course for a share of the second-round...

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2019, file photo passengers find their rides at the Ride Share point as they exit Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. A new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from the Phoenix airport is

Official says Phoenix airport ride-hailing fee is illegal

Jan. 16, 2020 8:25 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A new $4 fee on Uber and Lyft rides to and from the Phoenix airport is “very likely” unconstitutional, the state attorney general said Thursday, upping the ante in the showdown that has led the ride-hailing giants to threaten to abandon the airport service. The fees approved...

Orphaned teen told he can't live in senior living community

Jan. 15, 2020 3:48 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona couple says their senior living community won't allow their orphaned grandson to keep staying with them because of age limits. The boy's mother died in 2018 at a California hospital and his father took his own life two weeks later, said his grandmother, Melodie Passmore. Not long...

Phoenix Suns sign forward Tariq Owens to two-way contract

Jan. 15, 2020 1:39 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have signed forward Tariq Owens to a two-way contract. The 6-foot-10, 205-pound Owens was already playing with the Suns' NBA G League affiliate in northern Arizona. The 24-year-old rookie out of Texas Tech is averaging 9.0 points on 55% shooting, 7.7 rebounds and 1.5 blocks...

Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo dunks over Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Oubre steps up as Booker struggles, Suns beat Hornets 100-92

Jan. 12, 2020 11:28 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — When their offense misfired early and the Phoenix Suns trailed by 14 points in the second quarter, they turned up the heat on defense. It spurred the Suns to 100-92 victory over the Charlotte Hornets, and the first sweep of a season series with them since the 2013-2014 season. Kelly Oubre...

Phoenix Suns' Kelly Oubre Jr. (3) celebrate with fans after coming back late in an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic during the second half Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Booker's late 3-pointers help Suns past Magic 98-94

Jan. 11, 2020 12:53 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Two deflating losses in their previous two home games had the Phoenix Suns doing some soul-searching going into Friday night. Then, defense and clutch shooting in the final minute got them a much-needed win. Devin Booker scored 24 points, including late back-to-back 3-pointers, and Ricky...

CORRECTS TO SAY THE GRIZZLIES WON, NOT THE SUN -  Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) dunks over Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. in the second half during an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Phoenix. The Grizzlies won 121-114. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Struggling Suns try to stay in playoff race

Jan. 9, 2020 6:22 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker is playing some of the best basketball of his career and starting center Deandre Ayton is back in the lineup after missing a long stretch because of a suspension and an ankle injury. But the Phoenix Suns are still struggling to win basketball games. It's been a frustrating month...

Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (88) reacts after scoring a 3-point basket during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Phoenix. The Kings won 114-103. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Kings rally from 21 points down, beat Suns 114-103

Jan. 8, 2020 12:49 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Sacramento Kings pulled off quite the stunner when they recovered from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Suns 114-103 on Tuesday night. The players on the floor who made it happen were even more surprising. An unlikely lineup that included the disgruntled...

3 plead guilty in case of Native American jewelry knockoffs

Jan. 8, 2020 12:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two retailers and a third person face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty in a conspiracy to import jewelry knockoffs made from the Philippines and then misrepresent the goods as made in the United States by Native Americans. Laura Marye Wesley, 32,...