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Arizona ends Utah's streak, secures Pac-12's top seed

In the end, Arizona coach Sean Miller was able to give his assistant coaches high fives and a big smile. His seventh-ranked Wildcats overaome poor shooting and a bad night from its star player to beat No. 13 Utah 63-57 at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. Miller said the win was "very gratifying." About 45 minutes after the victory, Miller's smile likely grew larger as Arizona...
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Inconsistent Suns dominated, blown out by Spurs

PHOENIX -- In a continuing struggle to acquaint themselves with consistency, the Suns on Saturday sort of attempted to follow Thursday's stirring, overtime conquest of the Oklahoma City Thunder with a victory over the San Antonio Spurs. And it certainly seemed as if they had the weapons to make this happen. Having combined for 57 points -- and many other heavy statistics -- against...
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York leads No. 7 Arizona past No. 13 Utah

SALT LAKE CITY -- Gabe York scored five of his 12 points in the final 2 minutes as No. 7 Arizona scored the last eight points to rally past No. 13 Utah 63-57 on Saturday night. Brandon Taylor made a 3-pointer with 1:57 remaining to give Utah a 57-55. York then drew Jakob Poeltl's fifth foul and made one free throw and then rebounded his miss on the second attempt and put it in to...
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Leonard, Spurs dismantle Suns

PHOENIX -- Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs dominated from the opening tip in a 101-74 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. The Spurs, playing the finale of their annual nine-game "rodeo road trip," were up 51-24 at the break, the fewest points in a half for the Suns in franchise history. San Antonio led by as many as 34 in the second...
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NAU upset at Northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. -- Tevin Svihovec scored 20 points and Tim Huskisson came up with a big play late to help Northern Colorado upset Northern Arizona 76-74 on Saturday. Huskisson's layup with 27 seconds to go pulled Northern Colorado (14-14, 9-8 Big Sky) to within one point at 73-72. After NAU's Kris Yanku missed the front end of a one-and-one, Svihovec was sent to the line with six...
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Coyotes trade Vermette to Chicago for first-round pick and Dahlbeck

Coyotes center Antoine Vermette made it all the way through the team's four-game, East Coast road trip without being traded, but he didn't make it through the flight back to Phoenix on Saturday.  Just after the team took off from Boston following a 4-1 loss at TD Garden, the Coyotes traded Vermette to the Chicago Blackhawks for a first-round pick in 2015 and 23-year-old defenseman...
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Bruins send Coyotes to 9th straight loss

BOSTON -- Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist, helping the Boston Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes to their ninth straight loss, 4-1 on Saturday night. Zdeno Chara added a power-play goal and an assist for the Bruins, who won for the third time in four games following a six-game losing streak (0-4-2). Tuukka Rask made 31 saves for Boston after...
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D-backs' Inciarte, Peralta hope to seize opportunity once again

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ender Inciarte and David Peralta are Venezuelans, outfielders and opportunists. And they're at the heart of a Diamondbacks domino effect this spring. Both players finished Arizona's disappointing 2014 as feel-good stories. That's only a ticket to another opportunity under a new staff and a healthier roster this year. The friends are competing for one starting...
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D-backs use Pollock's glum mug as reminder about team photo day

Everyone remembers picture day at school and the results when one's ugly mug shot is never forgotten by ending up in a yearbook. Baseball players face this same risk every year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks' PR team is making sure everyone comes in early Sunday morning looking good for their official 2015 team photos. The below fliers were distributed after practice on Saturday,...
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Matchups set for high school basketball title games on FOX Sports Arizona

The matchups are set for the Division III state basketball championships, telecast live Saturday on FOX Sports Arizona from Gila River Arena in Glendale. Seventh-seeded Snowflake advanced to the boys championship with a 60-52 victory over Tucson Palo Verde on Friday. Kurt Wood had 12 points and 13 assists to lead Snowflake, which will play Combs in the final. Combs, the No. 4 seed...
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Arizona women come up short vs. Colorado

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team was tied with Colorado at halftime, but the Buffaloes pulled away to win 66-51 at McKale Center on Friday night. Sophomore forward Breanna Workman scored 10 points, shooting 3 of 3 from the field, and grabbed a team-best seven rebounds in 25 minutes for Arizona. Junior guard Keyahndra Cannon scored 10 points off the bench...
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No. 10 Arizona State women rally to beat Utah

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Sophie Brunner made a layup with 53 seconds left as No. 10 Arizona State rallied from 12 points down in the second half to beat Utah 46-42 on Friday night. Peace Amukamara hit a free throw with 35 seconds left after a Utah turnover to give Arizona State a 45-42 lead. Utah's Tanaeya Boclair missed a long 3-pointer with 3 seconds left. Brunner had 10 points and eight...
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GM Dave Stewart: D-backs looking at 'all possibilities' for pitching staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- In no way is the makeup of the Arizona Diamondbacks' pitching staff clear. With a dozen or more pitchers in the mix to win one of three open starting jobs -- for simplicity we can assume Josh Collmenter and Jeremy Hellickson are locks -- the D-backs have begun deliberating the many roster scenarios that could come about by opening day. While the managing staff...
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D-backs fans buzzing over Peter O'Brien's power

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Mark Grace sounded part TV announcer, part stadium emcee and part assistant hitting coach. As he led eight Diamondbacks catchers split into two teams through a game simulation hitting session on Tuesday, Grace called the score and result of each at-bat -- a playful interaction with fans who had showed up at Salt River Fields to keep tabs on the competition. Save...
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Cardinals release DE Darnell Dockett

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals on Friday released defensive tackle Darnell Dockett. "We have been very clear about our feelings for Darnell and our desire to have him back," Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said in a statement from the team. "After speaking with him and his representatives, we decided that this move today makes the most sense for both the team and the...
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No. 7 Arizona looks to wrap up Pac-12 title at No. 13 Utah

TUCSON, Ariz. -- And now the main event: No. 7 Arizona vs. No. 13 Utah that likely determines the winner of the Pac-12 Conference regular-season and plays into NCAA tournament seeding. The ramifications are plenty on Saturday night at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, where Utah students started to camp out for a good seat soon after the Utes easily defeated Arizona State on...
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New Mexico State Sports Weekly: Episode 26

Men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies joins Adam Young to discuss the Aggies' regular-season WAC championship, and seniors DK Eldridge and Remi Barry reflect on their careers at New Mexico State; plus updates from women's basketball coach Mark Trakh and women's tennis coach Ivan Fernandez.
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FOX Sports Arizona announces 2015 Diamondbacks schedule

TELVISION'S BEST COVERAGE OF THE D-BACKS INCLUDES 150 GAMES, PRE & POST GAME SHOWS, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND CACTUS LEAGUE GAMES FOX Sports Arizona has been the exclusive television home of the Arizona Diamondbacks since 2008 and once again this season, the network is ready to offer an unmatched programming lineup for baseball fans across Arizona and New Mexico. The network will...
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Bledsoe, Suns rise up for OT win

PHOENIX -- While the debate regarding what the heck a point guard is and isn't -- or even if those players still should be defined as point guards -- continues to gather momentum, two of its categorically-confounding practitioners slugged it out on Thursday night. "It was an epic battle," Suns forward P.J. Tucker said after watching teammate Eric Bledsoe's showdown with Russell Westbrook...
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Suns dig out OT win over Westrbook, Thunder

PHOENIX -- Russell Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Oklahoma City 117-113 on Thursday night to snap the Thunder's seven-game winning streak. In an intense matchup of point guards, Phoenix's Eric Bledsoe just missed a triple-double with 28 points...
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NAU women hold off North Dakota

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team dusted themselves off from a tough road trip and needed every second of a 50-minute ball game Thursday night to pull out a resounding 72-68 victory over North Dakota. The Lumberjacks inched closer to a potential Big Sky Tournament berth with the victory, hammering out their first ever double overtime victory in school...
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Sun Devils suffocated, blown out at No. 13 Utah

Utah scheduled a blackout Thursday, when fans were encouraged to wear black. It also extended to Arizona State's offense. The No. 13 Utes easily handled ASU for the second time this season, this time holding the Sun Devils to nine points in the first half in an 83-41 victory at the Huntsman Center. Utah is among the Division I leaders in defense but this was over the top. The Sun...
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No. 13 Utah uses dominant first half to rout ASU

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Utes sent a message to the Pac-12-leading Arizona Wildcats with their play on Thursday night. The statement was simple: Get ready. No. 13-ranked Utah trounced visiting Arizona State 83-41, burying the visitors before halftime with their best half of the season. The Utes welcome the Wildcats to Salt Lake City on Saturday with the opportunity to move into...
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'Locked in' Arizona blows out Colorado

It's one down with another big one to go for seventh-ranked Arizona on its final road trip of the regular season. It was all focus and teamwork for the Wildcats at the Coors Events Center on Thursday in defeating host Colorado 82-54. The win maintained Pac-12 Conference leader Arizona a one-game lead on Utah before Saturday's game with the No. 13 Utes in Salt Lake City. "We came...
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