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Rattlers fall at San Jose, lose shot at top seed

San Jose, Calif. -- The Arizona Rattlers will be the second seed in the Arena Football League's National Conference and San Jose will be the top seed after Friday night's 56-29 SaberCats victory at the SAP Center in San Jose. The Rattlers (13-4) started strong, having a 20-7 lead half way through the second quarter; however they could not overcome 27 unanswered points by San Jose...
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Diamondbacks stand pat at trade deadline

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Pollock exits with tightness behind knee

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Back-to-back homers power D-backs to 6th straight win

HOUSTON -- Wellington Castillo and Jake Lamb homered to open the 10th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Houston Astros 6-4 Friday night for their season-high sixth straight win. Castillo had three hits and finished a triple shy of the cycle. He hit the first pitch of the 10th from Pat Neshek (3-2) just inside the left-field foul pole for his 11th home run of the year...
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Confident Arians aims for the top as Cardinals open camp

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Coach Bruce Arians says he has one expectation for the Arizona Cardinals. And it's as high as they get in the NFL -- a Super Bowl championship. "Put a ring on our finger," he said after the Cardinals reported for training camp on Friday. "Nothing else is going to be successful or acceptable." The Cardinals were 9-1 last year before injuries, especially at quarterback...
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D-backs at Astros: Series opener, 4:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

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Cardinals sign former Arizona cornerback Shaquille Richardson

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have signed cornerback Shaquille Richardson, who played collegiately at Arizona. Richardson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers last year and spent most of the season on the practice squad before being released on Oct. 15. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in February but was released on April 21. At Arizona, he played in 49 games,...
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Rich Rodriguez wows Pac-12 media with quick wit

Arizona football fans still have five weeks before they can see Rich Rodriguez's rapid-fire spread offense in action, but Rapid-Fire Rich was in fine form Friday at the Pac-12 media day. Rodriguez was in a joking mood from the start, making references to the Disney movie ''The Lion King" and Washington State coach Mike Leach in a Speedo, and nearly everything in between. A sampling:  
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Coyotes' salary cap analysis shows room for maneuvering

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Coyotes closed the books on their remaining free agents Thursday when restricted free agent defenseman Brandon Gormley accepted the team's one-year, two-way qualifying offer of $850,500 while restricted free agent goalie Louis Domingue opted to play in Europe. With six weeks until training camp begins, the Coyotes have 12 forwards under contract that finished...
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D-backs at Astros series preview: 5 things to know

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Mercury race past Shock with 19-5 closing spurt

TULSA, Okla. -- DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds, Candice Dupree scored 20 and the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes remaining but closed on a 19-5 spurt -- with Bonner, Dupree and Brittney Griner scoring all the points for the Mercury. Griner...
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Gormley accepts one-year deal; Domingue to play in Europe

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Coyotes restricted free agent defenseman Brandon Gormley has accepted the team's one-year, two-way qualifying offer, Coyotes general manager Don Maloney said Thursday. The contract hasn't been formally filed yet. Gormley made 810,000 last season, so the Coyotes had to qualify him at 105 percent of that salary, or 850,500. He would still make $67,500 in the AHL...
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Suns announce additions to coaching staff

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns announced several changes to their coaching staff, promoting Corey Gaines to assistant coach and adding Nate Bjorkgren as assistant coach/player development coordinator, Earl Watson as assistant coach and Jason Fraser as player development assistant. Mark West will return to the front office as vice president of player relations. The team also promoted...
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ASU reveals new adidas uniforms

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USC picked to win Pac-12 football title in media poll

BURBANK, Calif. -- Southern California has been picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll. The conference announced the poll results Thursday before the start of its media days. The Trojans received 21 of 45 votes for the title, edging defending champion Oregon. The Ducks got 17 votes for the top spot and were picked to win the North division...
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D-backs finish sweep behind Corbin's pitching, Castillo's 2 homers

SEATTLE -- Welington Castillo homered twice off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez, including a two-run shot in the first inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks won their fifth straight beating the Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday. Arizona completed its first sweep of Seattle and fifth this season thanks to Castillo's two long balls. Castillo hit a two-run homer off Hernandez (12-6) as part of Arizona...
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Cardinals without 2 tight ends for start of training camp

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The most questionable position on the Cardinals roster became a little more so on Wednesday, three days before the start of training camp, with the news that tight ends Troy Niklas and Jermaine Gresham will not be in uniform for the start of camp. Gresham, a former starter with the Cincinnati Bengals who signed last week, was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform...
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Dave Stewart admits to inquiry on Reds' Aroldis Chapman

The Arizona Diamondbacks sit eight games back of the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. That's not stopping them from inquiring on one of the top trade targets this deadline. After a report stating that the D-backs were interested in acquiring Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, GM Dave Stewart didn't back away when asked by reporters in Seattle, where the Diamondbacks are playing...
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All eyes on Carson Palmer as Cardinals look to take next step

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The first sentence when talk turns to expectations for the Arizona Cardinals invariably includes the words Carson and Palmer. His 2014 season began as Palmer's most promising since those heady days shortly after the Cincinnati Bengals made him the No. 1 overall pick in the draft in 2003. Surrounded by talent, with a firm grasp of an offensive scheme he loved, that...
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Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks to fourth straight win

SEATTLE -- Rookie right-hander Zack Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Godley (2-0), who pitched six shutout innings to win his debut last week, allowed three runs on six hits, including solo homers...
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Bonner scores 8 of her 34 in OT as Mercury edge Sky

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored eight of her season-high 34 points in overtime and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Chicago Sky 89-87 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since last year's WNBA Finals. Chicago's Elena Delle Donne missed a jumper with 13 seconds remaining in OT and grabbed her own rebound, but Brittney Griner blocked her putback attempt...
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La Russa on D-backs trade deadline outlook

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Coyotes hire Elkin, Schwab as goaltending coaches

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Coyotes have hired Jon Elkin and Corey Schwab as the organization's goaltending coaches. Elkin, who will work with all goaltenders on the Coyotes' NHL roster, has coached at multiple levels in professional hockey, including three seasons as goaltending coach for the Calgary Flames (1999-2002). He founded Jon Elkin's Goalie Schools in Toronto in 1984 at age...
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D-backs at Mariners: 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

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Jen Welter blazes trail as coaching intern for Cardinals

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jen Welter is embracing her breakthrough status as the first woman to hold any kind of coaching position in the NFL. It's only a six-week internship with the Arizona Cardinals, through training camp and the four preseason games. Nonetheless, it marks another barrier broken for women in sports. At a news conference Tuesday, Welter gave all the credit of the hiring...
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