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Peterson critical of Cardinals QB Kyler Murray in podcast

Nov. 30, 2022 22:00 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Peterson's war of words against his former team now includes barbs aimed at quarterback Kyler Murray. The Minnesota Vikings cornerback — who played his first 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals — said on his “All Things Covered” podcast that...

Under pressure: Chargers, Herbert look to minimize sacks

Nov. 30, 2022 20:29 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has gone from being one of the league's best-protected quarterbacks to the most-sacked in the span of two weeks. The Chargers signal-caller was sacked only 12 times in Los Angeles' first nine games, but he went down nine times against Kansas...

Biden pledges new commitments, respect for tribal nations

Nov. 30, 2022 19:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday pledged to give Native Americans a stronger voice in federal affairs, promising at the first in-person summit on tribal affairs in six years that he will bolster tribal consultations, inclusion of Indigenous knowledge in decision-making and...

Secure with 5-year deal, Clark pushes to make MLBPA stronger

Nov. 30, 2022 19:32 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tony Clark has never had more clout as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. The 50-year-old helped the union navigate a tumultuous stretch that included a pandemic-shortened 2020 season and a new labor deal in March that not...

Arizona State hires Idaho State coach Ragle as assistant

Nov. 30, 2022 18:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired Idaho State head coach Charlie Ragle to serve as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator. The school announced Wednesday that Ragle is leaving the FCS school to join the staff of new Sun Devils coach Kenny Dillingham, who...

In Arizona, losing candidate points to perceived conflict

Nov. 30, 2022 17:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Kari Lake and supporters of her failed campaign for Arizona governor are attacking Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs as having a conflict of interest for overseeing the election she won. Secretaries of state across the country routinely oversee...

Biden: Nevada site sacred to tribes to be national monument

Nov. 30, 2022 17:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden told a gathering of tribal leaders in Washington on Wednesday that he intends to designate an area considered sacred by area Native Americans in southern Nevada as a new national monument. “When it comes to Spirit Mountain and the surrounding...

Election certification delays few, but a 'test run' for 2024

Nov. 30, 2022 15:24 PM EST

Before November, election officials prepared for the possibility that Republicans who embraced former President Donald Trump's lies about voter fraud would challenge the verdict of voters by refusing to certify the midterm results. Three weeks after the end of voting, such challenges...

No. 4 Arizona turning heads early in the season

Nov. 30, 2022 14:30 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd knew there was talent on his roster. He wasn’t exactly sure how good the team would be. The former longtime Gonzaga assistant had a similar view of last year's team and that one turned out to be pretty good, running all the way to...

Tempe council approves Arizona Coyotes' new arena proposal

Nov. 30, 2022 12:55 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Tempe City Council has unanimously approved a proposal for a new Arizona Coyotes arena and entertainment district, clearing the way for a public vote on the project next year. The City Council approved the proposal 7-0 late Tuesday night after a lengthy...