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Sports shorts: Manning agrees to $4M pay cut

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015 and return for this fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement.

March 05, 2015 12:00 am
Sports shorts: Cardinals release LB Dockett

Sports shorts: Cardinals release LB Dockett

Three-time Pro Bowler has been with Arizona for 11 seasons.

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Sports shorts: Nevada sports books can take bets on Olympics

LAS VEGAS — Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.

February 27, 2015 12:00 am

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The college baseball season would run from April to August instead of the traditional February to June under an ambitious plan by West Virginia coach Randy Mazey.

February 24, 2015 12:00 am

Sports shorts: Lagat sets masters indoor mark

NEW YORK — Matthew Centrowitz won his second Wanamaker Mile title at the Millrose Games, holding off Nick Willis by .11 seconds Saturday.

February 15, 2015 12:00 am

Sports shorts: Karl to coach Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Kings announced Thursday that they had reached an agreement in principle with George Karl to become the team’s coach.

February 12, 2015 2:19 pm

NCAA will test helmet cameras, wireless devices

College football is embracing technology.

February 11, 2015 3:19 pm

Tomey ‘thrilled’ about new position at South Florida

The winningest coach in Arizona Wildcats football history is heading back to college.

February 10, 2015 3:38 pm

Sports shorts: Mayweather-Pacquiao talks pass one more stage

HBO and Showtime have agreed on how they would broadcast a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday, leaving only two remaining issues to be settled before the much anticipated May 2 fight can be signed.

February 05, 2015 2:49 pm

Sports Shorts: Angels' Hamilton could be out 2 months

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton could be out for two months after surgery on his right shoulder, putting in doubt his availability for opening day.

February 04, 2015 2:39 pm

Mercury’s Taurasi will skip WNBA season to rest

PHOENIX — The toll of playing year-round basketball finally caught up with Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi.

February 04, 2015 12:00 am
Sports shorts: Haircut bet leads to coach’s suspension

Sports shorts: Haircut bet leads to coach’s suspension

"That’s a piece of her, gone," mother tells Hawaii Tribune-Herald.

January 31, 2015 12:00 am
Raytheon shares drop on lower outlook

Raytheon shares drop on lower outlook

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, parent post higher fourth-quarter results.

January 29, 2015 12:30 pm Video Loading…
With federal OK, SunZia to seek states' approval

With federal OK, SunZia to seek states' approval

Backers of the SunZia power line in Arizona and New Mexico turn effort to state and local permits.

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Sports shorts: NCAA official says academic misconduct on rise

The head of NCAA enforcement says academic misconduct is on the rise in college athletics and his department is currently handling 20 open investigations.

January 28, 2015 3:41 pm

Sports shorts: Cubs, Fowler agree on 1-year deal

CHICAGO — The Cubs and recently acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler agreed to a $9.5 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

January 24, 2015 12:00 am

Sports shorts: Gordon to retire after 2015 season

Jeff Gordon, the wildly popular four-time NASCAR champion, said Thursday he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.

January 23, 2015 12:00 am

Sports shorts: Woods loses tooth as Vonn breaks record

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy — The whole gang watched Lindsey Vonn become the most successful women’s World Cup skier of all time — including her boyfriend, Tiger Woods, who lost a front tooth when a video camera hit him in the mouth.

January 20, 2015 12:00 am

Sports Shorts: Allenby robbed, beaten after missing cut

HONOLULU — Golf Channel is reporting that Robert Allenby of Australia was robbed, beaten and dumped in a park after missing the cut in the Sony Open.

January 16, 2015 7:48 pm

Sports Shorts: 3 ex-FC Tucson players in MLS draft

Former FC Tucson players Otis Earle, Connor Brandt and Christian Volesky were selected in Thursday’s Major League Soccer draft in Philadelphia.

January 15, 2015 3:52 pm

Sports shorts: Pacquiao on board, Mayweather still up in air

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao flew to Los Angeles on Wednesday, preparing for a meeting with contestants of the Miss Universe pageant. Whether he has an even bigger date on May 2 seems entirely up to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

January 15, 2015 12:00 am

Quarterback Brewer to transfer from UA

Rich Rodriguez likes collecting quarterbacks.

January 14, 2015 5:45 pm

Sports shorts: Coyotes coach defends goalie in 5-1 loss

GLENDALE — Five Ottawa players scored, two on power plays, in the Senators’ 5-1 win over Arizona on Saturday night.

January 10, 2015 2:47 pm
UA gymnastics team loses season opener

UA gymnastics team loses season opener

Cats fall to Alabama 196.225-194.375 on road.

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Sports shorts: UA drops gymnastics opener

Junior Jessie Sisler earned a first-place finish on the balance beam with a score of 9.950, but the Arizona gymnastics team lost its season opener at Alabama 196.225-194.375 in Tuscaloosa on Friday.

January 09, 2015 4:35 pm

Sports shorts: Midfielder Gerrard to leave Liverpool

LONDON — Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is set to move to a foreign club after disclosing Friday he will leave his boyhood team after the season to seek a new soccer experience away from the English Premier League.

January 02, 2015 4:57 pm

Evansville comes back, beats No. 23 N. Iowa

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Even on a night when Evansville struggled to make shots, the Purple Aces were able to erase a 16-point deficit against a ranked team.

January 01, 2015 3:48 pm
Brrr-inging in the new year in Southern Arizona

Brrr-inging in the new year in Southern Arizona

Storm system brought everything: snow, rain and cold weather.

December 31, 2014 8:45 pm Photos



Giants' Bumgarner is AP Male Athlete of Year

SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner, the workhorse lefty who won two World Series games and clinched the Giants’ third title in five years with a five-inning save in Game 7 against the Royals, is the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.

December 31, 2014 12:00 am

Sports shorts: AP names Mo'ne Davis top female athlete

PHILADELPHIA — Little League star Mo’ne Davis is The Associated Press 2014 Female Athlete of the Year.

December 30, 2014 12:00 am

Pima men win Ball Out basketball title

The Pima College men’s basketball team completed a perfect run at the Holiday Ball Out tournament with a 74-66 win over Balboa Prep (Calif.) in the championship Sunday in Buckeye.

December 28, 2014 3:35 pm


AUG. 9 • Michael Brown and a companion are confronted by an officer as they walk back to Brown’s home from a convenience store. Brown and the officer are involved in a scuffle, followed by gunshots. Brown dies at the scene.

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Suns make trade, will likely release new player

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have traded forward Anthony Tolliver to the Detroit Pistons for forward Tony Mitchell.

December 24, 2014 12:40 pm

Sports Shorts: Penn St. tops BYU for volleyball title

OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney and Aiyana Whitney each had 11 kills, and Penn State defeated Brigham Young 25-21, 26-24, 25-14 Saturday to win its second straight NCAA women’s volleyball title.

December 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Unseeded BYU, which beat UA, in volleyball final

OKLAHOMA CITY — Jennifer Hamson had 22 kills, and Alexa Gray added 19 to help BYU beat Texas 25-23, 25-16, 17-25, 26-24 in the NCAA women’s volleyball semifinals Thursday night.

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Sports shorts: Kerr's Warriors win record 15th straight

DALLAS — The Golden State Warriors earned their franchise-record 15th straight victory, with Stephen Curry scoring 29 points and adding a bizarre footnote Saturday in a 105-98 win over Dallas.

December 13, 2014 3:30 pm

Sports shorts: D-backs trade Miley to Red Sox

BOSTON — The Arizona Diamondbacks made a second salary-saving move Friday night, trading former All-Star pitcher Wade Miley to the Boston Red Sox.

December 12, 2014 5:06 pm

NASCAR head content with Sprint Cup format

Considering how well-received the Sprint Cup Series season finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway was and the TV ratings boost during the Chase, it should come as little surprise that NASCAR chairman Brian France said in an interview this week there would be no changes to the championship f…

December 10, 2014 4:30 pm

Sports shorts: NJ commuter school stuns No. 17 Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Damon Lynn made a key three-pointer with less than 3:00 to go and finished with 20 points to help New Jersey Institute of Technology stun the 17th-ranked Michigan Wolverines 72-70 in college basketball Saturday.

December 06, 2014 3:08 pm

Sports Shorts: Spieth leads, Woods last at PGA event

WINDERMERE, Fla. — The guy in a red shirt put on quite a show Friday in the Hero World Challenge to get into contention.

December 05, 2014 5:35 pm

Sports shorts: Racing legend Foyt leaves hospital

HOUSTON — Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt was released from a Houston hospital more than three weeks after triple-bypass heart surgery.

December 04, 2014 3:41 pm

Sports shorts: NASCAR’s Stewart has 4th leg surgery

LAS VEGAS — Tony Stewart underwent a fourth surgery on the leg he broke last year during a sprint car race in Iowa.

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Sports Shorts: Buckeyes tackle reported missing by family

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A missing Ohio State football player told his mother in a text message the day he disappeared that concussions had his head messed up, according to a report filed with police.

November 28, 2014 2:11 pm

Lewis captures three biggest LPGA awards

NAPLES, Fla. — Stacy Lewis is the first American golfer in 21 years to sweep the three biggest awards on the LPGA Tour. Lewis closed with a 1-under 71 in the CME Group Tour Championship on Sunday.

November 24, 2014 12:00 am

UA soccer season ends with second-round NCAA loss

The Arizona Wildcats watched their season end in the second round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament after losing 7-2 to top-seeded Texas A&M in College Station on Friday night.

November 21, 2014 4:31 pm

Pima men fall win short of national semifinals

After a scoreless first half, the Pima College men’s soccer team allowed five goals after the break in a loss to Tyler Junior College that eliminated the Aztecs from the NJCAA tournament.

November 20, 2014 7:33 pm

Olympics may accept joint bids, new sports

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids — including bids from an entire country, joint bids from more than one city and even the possibility of events held in more than one country.

November 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Sports shorts: Harvick's move to new team pays off

It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career.

November 17, 2014 4:18 pm

UA notches 113 digs in win over Beavers

The University of Arizona volleyball team finished off a weekend sweep of the Oregon schools, beating Oregon State 3-1 (25-19, 21-25, 25-23, 25-23) at McKale Center on Sunday.

November 17, 2014 12:00 am

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