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Sun Devils suffer Rocky Mountain low in loss to Colorado

Arizona State began its Rocky Mountain road trip with elevated hopes because of its recent play. But the Sun Devils were unable to maintain their momentum, slipping back into the Pac-12 pack after another difficult loss on Sunday. The Sun Devils had trouble stopping Colorado at the rim, gave up 59.2 percent shooting from the field to the Buffaloes and missed 14 free throw attempts...
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Warthen leaves her mark, as Arizona stomp Utah

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The script couldn't have been written any better for the Wildcats, as senior guard Candice Warthen poured in a season-high 23 points on 10-of-13 shooting to lift Arizona to a convincing 64-41 victory over Utah on Senior Day, Sunday afternoon inside McKale Center. For Arizona (10-19, 3-15 Pac-12), the 23-point win marks its largest margin of victory since defeating...
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Colorado holds off ASU behind Booker's 29 points

BOULDER, Colo. -- Askia Booker scored 29 points, his most ever at the Coors Events Center, leading Colorado past Arizona State 87-81 Sunday night in his final home game. Josh Scott added 14 points for the Buffaloes (13-15, 6-10 Pac-12), who snapped a three-game skid. They had their second-best shooting percentage -- 59.2 -- since joining the conference four years ago. And this came...
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Hempen leads No. 10 ASU women past Colorado

TEMPE, Ariz. -- There wasn't much riding on the regular-season finale between No. 10 Arizona State and Colorado. That didn't stop the Sun Devils from looking for some momentum going into the postseason. Katie Hempen hit back-to-back 3-pointers during a key second-half stretch and scored 14 of her team-high 15 points in the second half to help Arizona State beat Colorado 59-46 on...
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D-backs' Trumbo likes the fit in right field

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Mark Trumbo welcomes the move from left field to right. Doing the right (field) thing just seems, well, right. "Comfort-wise, I do feel a little bit better in right field than left," said Trumbo, who is right-handed. "It could be a lot to do with the angles, going to the (foul) line and going to my glove side, whereas in left field you are going across your body...
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D-backs' Reed confident he'll be ready for opening day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Diamondbacks closer Addison Reed, delayed by shoulder soreness, on Sunday said he expects to pitch off a mound by March 20 and believes he will have enough time to be ready for the start of the regular season April 6. Even though an MRI last week found no structural damage to Reed's right shoulder, the D-backs will exercise caution in monitoring his return. Reed...
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Coyotes send Yandle to New York for picks, prospect

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes continued their rebuilding Sunday by trading defenseman Keith Yandle to the New York Rangers in a package that includes top prospect Anthony Duclair, defenseman John Moore, a first-round pick in 2016 and a second-round pick in 2015. Defenseman Chris Summers and a fourth-round pick in 2015 were sent to New York along with Yandle. The Coyotes...
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Corona del Sol has shot at historic 4th straight title

The Corona del Sol coronation is nearly complete – again. The Aztecs boys basketball team made its fourth straight state championship game with a 79-70 win over Chaparral in the Division I semifinals on Saturday at Grand Canyon Arena. Corona is one win away from matching history. Only one program won four straight big-school state titles -- Phoenix Union from 1958 to 1961 -...
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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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