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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.

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Raytheon shares drop on lower outlook

Raytheon shares drop on lower outlook

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

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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

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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

FERGUSON TIMELINE

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

Sport Shorts: Logano takes momentum into NASCAR finale

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano, trying to help team owner Roger Penske to a sweep of the major American racing titles, was the fastest of the four NASCAR championship contenders in Saturday’s final practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

November 15, 2014 4:48 pm

Arizona soccer wins first-round match in NCAAs

Senior forward Alexandra Doller scored in the 78th minute to lift the Arizona Wildcats to a 1-0 win over host Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA soccer tournament on Friday in Stillwater.

November 14, 2014 7:22 pm

Federer dominates Murray to reach ATP semis

LONDON — Roger Federer blew away Andy Murray 6-0, 6-1 to finish the ATP Finals round-robin unbeaten, and hand Murray his worst defeat in seven years in front of his home crowd on Thursday.

November 13, 2014 6:18 pm

UA soccer team earns NCAA tournament bid

The University of Arizona women’s soccer team will face a familiar foe in its return to the NCAA tournament.

November 10, 2014 6:06 pm

Arizona sweeps Cal in volleyball

The University of Arizona volleyball team bounced back from a close loss at No. 1 Stanford by routing host California on Sunday.

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Sports Shorts: Hamlin has high hopes in Phoenix

AVONDALE — Denny Hamlin had a championship within his sights four years ago when the Sprint Cup title was his to lose.

November 08, 2014 4:43 pm

Bristow's header seals nationals berth for Pima men

The Pima College men’s soccer team made an early goal, headed in by midfielder Ryan Bristow, hold up to book a place in the NJCAA nationals with a 1-0 victory over Otero Junior College on Friday night.

November 07, 2014 5:43 pm

McDowell leads by 2 at WGC event in Shanghai

SHANGHAI — Graeme McDowell likes a tough golf course, and Sheshan International was perfect for him Thursday. He opened with seven birdies in 12 holes and then hung on for a 5-under 67 and a two-shot lead after the first round of the HSBC Champions.

November 06, 2014 4:35 pmLoading…

Houston voters approve $58M high school football stadium

KATY, Texas — Houston-area voters approved a whopping bond package that includes $58 million to build a 12,000-seat high school football stadium.

November 05, 2014 4:19 pm

Congress: Projected AZ winners include 2 Dems, 4 GOP

Arizona will send at least one new face to Congress: Former state Rep. Ruben Gallego, a Democrat, won the U.S. House seat that longtime U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor is vacating after 24 years. The Phoenix-based 7th Congressional District is a Democratic stronghold.

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Sports shorts: Pima men's basketball opens with win

Matt O’Boyle had 22 points and Murphy Gershman (Tucson High) added 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Pima College men’s basketball team opened its season with an 82-81 victory over visiting Planet Athlete.

November 03, 2014 4:18 pm

New MLS ownership group includes big names

LOS ANGELES — Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium.

October 30, 2014 5:57 pm

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