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D-backs plan to give Chafin 2 starts

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks will let another rookie stake his claim for a spot in what appears to be a wide-open 2015 starting rotation in the final two weeks of the season. Left-hander Andrew Chafin will start against San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner on Wednesday afternoon, manager Kirk Gibson said, and the only surprise seemed to be in the timing of the announcement. Chafin...
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D-backs, Collmenter fall in pitchers' duel

PHOENIX -- Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. The victory, combined with the Dodgers' 10-4 loss at Colorado, left the Giants three games behind first-place Los Angeles with 11 to play. San Francisco snapped a three-game losing...
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ASU to open 2015 conference play against L.A. schools

The 2014 college football season is barely underway, but Arizona State fans already can begin making plans for the 2015 season. The Pac-12 revealed the 2015 conference schedule Tuesday night, and the Sun Devils jump right into the fire, opening with the L.A. schools, although they avoid Oregon on the road for a fourth straight year. The South division will again see decisive action...
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ASU expects linebacker Moeakiola to play against UCLA

TEMPE, Ariz. -- After last Saturday's 38-24 win over Colorado, it appeared ASU had lost two captains to injuries for what could be a significant amount of time. Now, the dust has settled a bit. While starting quarterback Taylor Kelly's foot injury will keep him out at least one game and likely more, ASU expects spur linebacker Viliami "Laiu" Moeakiola to play against...
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D-backs interview Stewart for GM job

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks' general manager search kicked into high gear Tuesday, when top candidate Dave Stewart interviewed with D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa and president/CEO Derrick Hall, sources said. The three met for several hours at Chase Field as the D-backs worked to find a successor for Kevin Towers, a hire they would like to make before the end of...
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Bercovici ready to seize opportunity in Kelly's absence

TEMPE, Ariz. -- In his first game at Arizona State in 2011, quarterback Mike Bercovici had to step in for cramping starter Brock Osweiler late in the second half. In every game since, he's been waiting, prepared to take over at a moment's notice. Bercovici again took the reins last week when starter Taylor Kelly went down with a foot injury, and next week against No. 12 UCLA...
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Cardinals facing vulnerable 49ers defense

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it. Smith is just two games into his nine-game penalty from the NFL for violations of league substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies. This unit realizes it must find ways to put more pressure on the quarterback without...
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Coyotes announce training camp schedule

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Arizona Coyotes veterans training camp is set to begin at 9 a.m. Friday at Gila River Arena. All training camp practices at Gila River Arena are free and open to the public. Fans should enter through Gate #3/Security entrance. Below is a complete schedule for the veterans training camp. The schedule is subject to change. The complete training camp roster will be...
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All about catching tonight on FOX Sports Arizona

Tonight's Diamondbacks-Giants telecast on FOX Sports Arizona is all about catchers. It's "The Catchers Show" and viewers will get to see how the game is played from the catcher's perspective. Two former big-league catchers will play a part in the telecast to offer their perspectives on the position and everything it entails, while the night will also focus on...
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Ross ready to fight for job in '15

PHOENIX -- Cody Ross was in the opposite dugout Monday night but the mention of his name still elicited thoughts of support, appreciation and jewelry from San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy. "Cody is one of those players you would love to have on your team, He's one of the good ones" Bochy said before the Diamondbacks' 6-2 win over the Giants. "Certainly, I...
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Trumbo, D-backs pound Giants

PHOENIX -- The San Francisco Giants lost their third consecutive game when Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory Monday night. Trumbo had five RBIs, and Wade Miley (8-11) bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by pitching seven innings of one-run ball. San Francisco's NL West chances took a hit with consecutive losses to the...
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Pereira: Cardinals' Peterson should have been ejected

The Arizona Cardinals had a nice day in New York on Sunday, taking down the host Giants 25-14. But star cornerback Patrick Peterson has seen better days, getting called for three penalties. After one, Peterson argued a little too passionately for the liking of FOX's guru of football officiating, Mike Pereira, making contact with the official. Like Austin, Peterson was not flagged...
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Bondurant works out of doghouse, onto field

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona safety Tra'Mayne Bondurant spent much of fall camp in coach Rich Rodriguez's doghouse after the senior came in out of shape and unprepared for the season. And for a day it appeared as though he was off the team But Bondurant, one of the Wildcats' more defensively opportunistic players, could start to see more playing time this week, Rodriguez...
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Graham, Anderson pledge $1 million to ASU stadium campaign

TEMPE, Ariz. -- If there were any doubt left about Arizona State coach Todd Graham's commitment to a long career in Tempe, it should have vanish now. And if concern existed that athletic director Ray Anderson, a former NFL vice president, might make a stepping stone of ASU as athletic directors have done before him, it too should be quelled. Graham and Anderson, along with their...
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NFL cheerleaders: Week 2

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Palmer's availability in doubt for 49ers game

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Monday that there was no change in quarterback Carson Palmer's status and the team will take the normal approach this week as it waits to see whether the bruised nerve in Palmer's right shoulder will heal and start firing enough to allow him to play Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. "If he can go, he can go,"...
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D-backs call up Ahmed, Chafin, Wilson

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks recalled infielder Nick Ahmed and left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin from Triple-A Reno, and selected the contract of catcher Bobby Wilson from Reno. To make room on the 40-man roster for Wilson, the D-backs transferred right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo (Tommy John surgery) to the 60-day disabled list. Ahmed, 24, finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League...
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NAU football up two spots in latest poll

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Northern Arizona football team was voted No. 22 in latest The Sports Network FCS Top 25 poll, up two spots from last week. NAU is ranked No. 21 in the College Sports Madness Weekly Poll. The Lumberjacks recorded a 62-23 win over New Mexico Highlands in their home opener on Saturday. The 62 points against New Mexico Highlands was the most points scored at...
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ASU QB Kelly to miss UCLA game, possibly more

An Arizona State spokesman on Monday confirmed to FOX Sports Arizona that starting quarterback Taylor Kelly will miss the No. 16 Sun Devils' game against No. 12 UCLA on Sept. 25. Coach Todd Graham has ruled out Kelly against the Bruins, the spokesman confirmed, and the quarterback is expected to be day to day after that. Kelly suffered the injury in ASU's 38-24 win over Colorado...
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Abraham will rejoin Cardinals on Tuesday

TEMPE, Ariz. -- John Abraham's tumultuous season will resume this week.  Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced Monday that the sack-specializing outside linebacker will rejoin the team on Tuesday, one week after leaving due to issues with personal motivation and memory loss which he told FOX Sports Arizona he has been experiencing for "about a year." "He'...
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Coyotes first-half single-game tickets on sale Friday

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Single-game tickets for the team's two home preseason games (Sept. 22 and Oct. 3) and the first 24 home games of the 2014-15 regular season will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday. Tickets for the remaining home games, including contests against the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins will go on sale at a later date...
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D-backs vs. Giants on FOX Sports Arizona

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NAU soccer shuts out Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- In the midst of a home stretch of six of seven home games, the Northern Arizona soccer team continued to find their stride, notching their third consecutive victory on Sunday, shutting out Grand Canyon, 2-0, at Lumberjack Stadium. The shutout was the team's second of the weekend and third in the last four games. "We found a way to win today," NAU...
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Hill sees a comeback coming, but with D-backs?

PHOENIX -- Aaron Hill feels a comeback coming in 2015, and his resume suggests the distinct likelihood. His greatest wish is that an address change is not involved "I'm going to bounce back and have a great year," Hill said. "I'm hoping it is here. But whether it is here or somewhere else, that's not up to me. "I hope I'm part of this. I do believe...
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D-backs bullpen holds off Padres

PHOENIX -- Zeke Spruill allowed one hit in three shutout innings of long relief, Will Harris escaped a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 8-6 Sunday. Harris struck Rymer Liriano and pinch-hitter Tommy Medica to preserve Arizona's 5-4 lead. Spruill (1-1) earned the win five days after being called up from Triple-A Reno...
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