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Scooby Wright injures knee as Arizona wins opener, 42-32

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Anu Solomon threw four touchdown passes to help No. 22 Arizona beat UTSA 42-32 Thursday night, but the Wildcats suffered a big blow when All-America linebacker Scooby Wright went out early with a left knee injury. Arizona sputtered on offense most of the night and allowed UTSA, a team returning two offensive starters, to rack up 525 total yards. Those areas can be...
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Chris Johnson helps Cardinals overcome Catanzaro's 2 misses

DENVER -- Playing in a final preseason game for the first time since 2009, running back Chris Johnson ran 11 times for 45 yards as the Arizona Cardinals beat the Denver Broncos 22-20 Thursday night. In his first action of the summer after recovering from a hamstring injury, Johnson started slowly, but reeled off a 16-yard run on third-and-11. That sparked a 15-play, 80-yard drive...
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Coyotes sign 1st-round pick Merkley

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes signed first-round draft pick Nick Merkley to a three-year, entry-level contract Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 18-year-old right wing, selected 30th in the June draft, had 20 goals and 70 regular-season games last season for assistant last season for Kelowna in the Western Hockey League. He also had five goals...
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Diamondbacks-Cubs preview: 5 things to know

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D-backs minor league report: Bradley strong in 7-inning outing

Archie Bradley had a strong outing for Reno on Thursday as he continues to recover from shoulder tendinitis. Bradley gave up two runs and seven hits while pitching seven innings for the Aces, his longest outing since returning to action from the June injury. He struck out seven and did not walk a batter. Bradley did not get a decision in Reno's 5-4 loss to Sacramento. The Aces took...
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Big Sky football report: Montana makes monumental opening statement

The Big Sky got 2015 off to an auspicious start, with Montana knocking off top-ranked and four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State in the college football season opener. The conference will be in the national spotlight again this week thanks to an FCS-FBS matchup highlighted by a major subplot. Eastern Washington's visit to Oregon headlines the league's first full week...
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Gosselin fitting right in with D-backs

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The big stage awaits for Sun Devils

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Castillo on talking to pitchers

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CarGo homers twice late to beat D-backs

DENVER -- Carlos Gonzalez homered twice, including a grand slam, and had a career-high seven RBIs to give the Colorado Rockies a 9-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. Gonzalez had his 15th career multi-homer game, is tied with Nolan Arenado for the team lead with 33 home runs. Arenado also homered as the Rockies earned a split of the four-game series. Brooks...
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Hill a role model for young D-backs

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Goldschmidt leaves D-backs for birth of first child

DENVER -- Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has left the team to be with his wife, Amy, for the birth of the couple's first child. Goldschmidt left Denver for Phoenix on a flight late Tuesday night. Manager Chip Hale said Goldschmidt would miss Wednesday's game against the Rockies and most likely Friday's game at the Chicago Cubs. "They're in the process right now...
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Gosselin fitting right in with D-backs

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Cardinals' top-pick Humphries finally earns praise from Arians

TEMPE, Ariz.  -- No one has drawn more criticism from Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians in the preseason than first-round draft pick D.J. Humphries. There are signs this week that the big offensive tackle is getting the message. Arians actually complimented Humphries after Tuesday's practice. "He's getting better," the coach said. "The last 10 days I think he's realizing what...
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D-backs minor-league report: Diaz, Shipley earn August honors

PHOENIX -- Missoula shortstop Isan Diaz and Mobile pitcher Braden Shipley are the Diamondbacks' Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for August. Diaz, 19, hit .356 (37 for 104) in August with 12 doubles, one triple, seven home runs, 22 RBI and 25 runs scored. He hit for the cycle in an Aug. 23 game at Billings and is hitting .357 for the year, best in the organization. Diaz...
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Dupree, Griner lead Mercury rout of Mystics

PHOENIX -- Candice Dupree scored 18 points and Brittney Griner had 16 to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Washington Mystics 73-53 on Wednesday. Griner's reverse layup capped Phoenix's 12-3 run at the start of the third quarter that made it 48-31 lead. Washington went 4-plus minutes without a field goal and Phoenix extended its lead to 53-33 on Leilani Mitchell's corner 3-pointer...
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NAU volleyball hosts Lumberjack Classsic

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona volleyball team plays its first home matches of the season on Friday and Saturday, hosting Houston Baptist, Liberty and Loyola Marymount in the Lumberjack Classic. NAU will play Houston Baptist at 6 p.m. on Friday and then plays twice on Saturday, vs. Liberty at noon and Loyola Marymount at 7 p.m. The game vs. Loyola Marymount will be televised...
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No. 22 Wildcats leery of rebuilding Roadrunners

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona has one of the nation's weakest non-conference schedules, a slate that has been likened to the NFL preseason. The 22nd-ranked Wildcats certainly won't be treating their first three games as practice, particularly Thursday night's game against UTSA. Arizona is favored by more than four touchdowns and will be playing at home in the heat of the desert, but there...
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Bercovici finally gets his shot with 15th-ranked Sun Devils

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Bercovici could have transferred from Arizona State without anyone really blaming him. Many of his family and friends urged him to go. Even his coach figured the big-armed quarterback would leave for another program where he could get more playing time. But giving up is not in Bercovici's nature. He made a commitment to play at Arizona State and was going to...
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One kick at a time for NAU's Hawkins

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- For Ryan Hawkins, the phrase "one kick at a time" used to reference his soccer skills, now it refers to his ability to kick a football on average 63.9 yards. Hawkins began his athletic career in soccer. A sport he was very familiar with taking up a lot of his time leading up to high school. "I grew up playing soccer my whole life," Hawkins said. "When I got to...
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FOX Sports Arizona to televise 79 Suns' games

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns announced their 2015-16 broadcast schedule today, which will allow fans to see 79 regular season games on the team's exclusive local television station, FOX Sports Arizona, or on FOX Sports Arizona Plus. The Suns will also play three games broadcast on TNT, to fill out the 82-game schedule. FOX Sports Arizona's game coverage will begin with the Suns' 2015...
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FOXSports.com NFL Countdown: No. 9, Arizona Cardinals

Our 2015 NFL preview series ranks every team, from worst to first. Today: the No. 9 Cardinals. 2014 record: 11-5 (lost in wild-card game to Panthers) Head coach: Bruce Arians (third year, 21-11 regular season, 0-1 playoffs) Key arrivals: *David Johnson (running back) *D.J. Humphries (offensive tackle), Mike Iupati (guard), A.Q. Shipley (center/guard), Corey Peters (defensive end...
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Pollock's home run gives D-backs sweep of Rockies

DENVER -- A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Time lapse: Gila River Arena prepares for the Coyotes

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Sean Weatherspoon set to play in Cardinals' preseason finale

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Inside linebacker is supposed to be the weak link in an otherwise strong Arizona Cardinals defense. Coach Bruce Arians begs to differ. So does Kevin Minter, who is slimmed down and healthy after an injury-plagued second pro season in 2014. And it looks like Minter finally will have Sean Weatherspoon alongside him when the season opens Sept. 13 against New Orleans...
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