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Even a 19-point loss has some silver linings for the growing Arizona Cardinals

Oct. 02, 2023 19:19 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — It's not often a 19-point loss generates feelings of optimism in the NFL. Considering where the Arizona Cardinals are in their current rebuild, there are still many reasons to consider Sunday's 35-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers an encouraging step forward. ...

Judge affirms Arizona can no longer exclude gender-affirming care from state health plans

Oct. 02, 2023 17:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has approved a final settlement eliminating a ban on providing gender-affirming care under Arizona state employee health insurance. In court documents filed Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary Marquez signed off on a consent decree in a class...

Houston Astros clinch the AL West with 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks

Oct. 01, 2023 17:56 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Houston Astros clinch the AL West with 8-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Arizona's biggest city has driest monsoon season since weather service began record-keeping in 1895

Oct. 01, 2023 17:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After a summer of extreme heat, Arizona’s most populous city is in the record books again. This time Phoenix is notching a record for dry heat. The National Weather Service said Sunday that the monsoon season this year in the arid Southwest dropped only 0.15 inches...

Penix picks apart Arizona's defense in No. 7 Washington's 31-24 victory

Oct. 01, 2023 02:47 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Washington's big-play offense had few deep options with Arizona sitting back on defense. Forced to adapt, Michael Penix Jr. went to his checkdowns, his receivers turned short passes into chunk plays and the Huskies' run game finished it off with touchdowns. ...

TE Coleman Kuntz's TD run helps Sacramento State beat Northern Arizona 31-30

Oct. 01, 2023 01:30 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kaiden Bennett passed for 257 yards and added 76 yards rushing, tight end Coleman Kuntz scored on a 2-yard run to give Sacramento State the lead midway through the fourth quarter and the Hornets beat Northern Arizona 31-30 Saturday night. It was the first...

Rangers wrap up first playoff berth since 2016, help eliminate Mariners with 6-1 victory

Oct. 01, 2023 00:42 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Bruce Bochy had a bottle of bubbly in his hand as he watched the celebration of a turnaround that very few expected in his first season in charge in Texas. “This is what I came back for and there's nothing like it,” Bochy said. “It's been some kind of ride so...

Ott and California's defense step up in 24-21 win over Arizona State

Sep. 30, 2023 21:57 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Jaydn Ott rushed for 165 yards and a touchdown, California’s defense made a pivotal interception then forced a turnover on downs to stop Arizona State’s final drive, and the Golden Bears beat the Sun Devils 24-21 on Saturday. Sam Jackson V passed for 130...

MLB will experiment with 18-second pitch clock with runners in Arizona Fall League

Sep. 29, 2023 21:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will experiment with an 18-second pitch clock with runners on base at the Arizona Fall League, which starts Monday. The pitch clock was instituted in the major leagues this season at 15 seconds with no runners and 20 with runners. ...

Saquon Barkley is limited for the 2nd straight New York Giants practice

Sep. 29, 2023 18:37 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants running back Saquon Barkley was limited in practice for the second straight day and his status for Monday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks remains uncertain because of a sprained right ankle. New York (1-2) practiced indoors on Friday...