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Mercury closing in on record winning streak

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are closing in on one of the greatest records in WNBA history, the Los Angeles Sparks' 18-game winning streak. To equal that mark, the Mercury need to win two more games, starting with defending champion Minnesota on Thursday night. The Lynx have dominated Phoenix recently, winning 14 straight over the Mercury from 2011-13. Phoenix finally...
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Cardinals' new weapons could benefit Fitzgerald

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald saw his numbers drop a bit last season, and he could be in for another dip this season with Michael Floyd emerging as a top-tier threat. Or he could put up similar numbers thanks to a new arsenal of weapons at the offense's disposal. With Floyd emerging, the addition of Ted Ginn Jr., and a deep group of tight ends, Fitzgerald...
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Horsin' around with Eric Chavez

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FOX Sports Arizona to replay 4 Coyotes Classic games from 2013-14

The 2013-14 Coyotes' season was filled with a never-say-die attitude, exciting comebacks and victories that had fans on the edge of their seats up until the last day of the season. With the Coyotes beginning preseason hockey in September, FOX Sports Arizona is set to showcase the Coyotes by replaying some of the best games from the 2013-14 season every Monday throughout August...
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Peterson relishes being highest-paid CB

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D-backs' Chavez announces retirement, ending illustrious 17-year career

Veteran infielder Eric Chavez announced his retirement Wednesday, ending a 17-year career. Chavez, 36, was on the disabled list with a knee injury that troubled him during his two seasons with the Diamondbacks and is forfeiting more than $1 million in salary by retiring now rather than the end of the season. Chavez spent the first 13 seasons with the Oakland Athletics, for whom he...
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Goldschmidt, Gregorius power D-backs past Reds

CINCINNATI -- Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer that kept Alfredo Simon winless since the All-Star game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday, taking a series between two teams struggling to score runs. Goldschmidt's 19th homer off Simon (12-6) gave the Diamondbacks two of three in the series. Simon has gone 0-3 since his first...
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Six Lumberjacks named to College Sports Madness all-conference teams

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Six NAU football players were selected to the College Sports Madness Big Sky Preseason All-Conference teams. NAU placed four players on offensive and two on defense. First-team offense selections were senior tight end R.J. Rickert and sophomore offensive lineman Jacob Julian. Rickert, an All-American last season, caught 22 passes for a total of 246 yards. He played...
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Plenty to look forward to but Wildcats have questions to answer

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Mercury cruise past Sparks for 16th straight win

PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi scored 17 points to help the Phoenix Mercury cruise to their 16th straight win, 90-69 over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night. The win gave Phoenix (22-3) the second-longest win streak in league history, passing Houston's 15-game streak in 1998 and moving two games shy of the WNBA mark of 18 straight by Los Angeles in 2001. Candice Dupree had 16...
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5-year extension makes Peterson highest paid CB

Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson just a few days ago again called himself the NFL's best cornerback. Now, he is going to get paid like it. Peterson on Tuesday night announced his own five-year contract extension via Twitter, reporting the deal to be worth $70 million, with $48 million guaranteed. The team announced the agreement shortly after Peterson's tweet but did...
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No run support for Cahill

CINCINNATI -- Trevor Cahill gave Arizona what it needed -- a solid start that rested the bullpen. The Diamondbacks' offense couldn't hold up its end. Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run -- a rare commodity for the Reds these days -- leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Leake (8-9) gave up five hits in 7-2...
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Flashback: Thom and Bob

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Rookie receiver Brown makes fast impression on coaches, teammates

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- When the Cardinals drafted John Brown out of Pittsburg State in the third round of the NFL Draft in May, hardly anyone knew who he was. After Monday's training camp practice at University of Phoenix Stadium, fans were screaming for his autograph. Brown continues to make a big impression early in camp, both on fans and the team, particularly after a strong showing...
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Sun Devils camp preview: Top position battles

Every fall in college football brings new position battles, new opportunities for returning players to step up or newcomers to stake their claims. Some years are slow, with only a few spots up for grabs, but other years feature a whole host of battles. For Arizona State, it's one of those years. With 14 starters to replace, ASU has plenty of battles worth watching as fall camp...
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What to watch: D-backs at Reds, 3:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

A day after their 15-inning, 4-hour and 34-minute marathon, the D-backs and Reds go at it again, and FOX Sports Arizona has all the action from Cincinnati starting at 3:30 pm.  The pitching matchup features Trevor Cahill (1-7, 5.72 ERA) vs. former ASU star Mike Leake (7-9, 3.73). The "Diamondbacks Live" pre-game show, hosted by Jody Jackson, comes on at 3:30 p.m., and...
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Cardinals center Sendlein (calf) out at least three weeks

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals expect to be without starting center Lyle Sendlein for at least three weeks after the veteran suffered a left calf injury Monday. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians on Tuesday said Sendlein should be able to return for the team's third or fourth preseason game. That the injury was relatively minor and came so early in camp provided a silver lining....
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Suns, Bledsoe not at point of no return

Prophet or pragmatist, Lon Babby set the table for our current feast of uncertainty back in April. "The sum was greater than the parts this year, but circumstances change," Babby, the Suns' president of basketball operations, said during an end-of-season press conference. "Contracts change. Players want to demonstrate that they've improved. It's just like...
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Zombie Night is coming to Chase Field

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Ahmed sends D-backs past Reds in 15th

CINCINNATI -- Nick Ahmed's RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night and kept their franchise perfect when games go really long. Arizona is 13-0 all-time in games of at least 15 innings. Ahmed's single off J.J. Hoover (1-8) gave the Reds their ninth loss in 10 games since the All-Star...
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Camp his next gear as Cardinals put on pads

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Odd as it may sound, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians could breathe Monday knowing his players finally would be hitting each other. "We were very fortunate yesterday because we were way too active to be in shorts," Arians said. "I was holding my breath a little bit. But it was an outstanding practice." Training camp moved into the next gear Monday...
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Suns forward P.J. Tucker facing charges of 'super extreme' DUI

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker, who last week signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract, is facing charges of "super extreme DUI" in Scottsdale relating to an incident in May, according to azcentral.com. According to a Scottsdale Police Department report cited by azcentral, Tucker's blood-alcohol content was .201 on a preliminary breath test after being pulled over...
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Abraham, still absent from camp, arrested for DUI in Ga.

Cardinals linebacker John Abraham has yet to join the team three days into training camp, and it came to light Monday the veteran and active NFL sacks leader was arrested in late June for driving under the influence. According to DeKalb County, Ga., court records, John Antonio Abraham, 36, was arrested and charged for driving under the influence of alcohol on June 29 in Brookhaven...
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Cooper comfortable with first return to contact

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- In his first contact action since suffering a broken fibula last August, Cardinals left guard Jonathan Cooper felt comfortable and free of hesitation. "I had my ups and my downs, made a few mistakes, but I felt OK," Cooper said. "I was a little surprised at how easy it was to go from no-contact to full contact, but the mistakes were there. That&...
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Jody's search for a cheesesteak

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