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US wins by 60 as Finland can't buy basket

BILBAO, Spain — The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am

NFL notes: Bailey, Sam miss final cuts

For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn’t good enough.

August 30, 2014 3:41 pm

Griner scores 23 as Mercury takes 1-0 lead

PHOENIX — Brittney Griner had 23 points and 11 rebounds and the Phoenix Mercury held off a late rally to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-71 on Friday night in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Western Conference finals.

August 29, 2014 5:16 pm

Little League teams celebrated in hometowns


August 27, 2014 5:49 pm
US picks Tucson diver Schnell for world meet

US picks Tucson diver Schnell for world meet

Delaney Schnell, 15, will compete in the platform next month in Russia.

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5 things to know about today's primary

5 things to know about today's primary

Today's primary will set the stage for general-election showdowns in November.

August 25, 2014 9:45 pm Related Loading…

UA suffers first loss in soccer

The Wildcats home opener is this Thursday against NAU. 

August 24, 2014 10:30 pm
Pima coach wins debut as Moore grabs 2 TDs

Pima coach wins debut as Moore grabs 2 TDs

New coach Jim Monaco gets first win in Aztecs' 36-19 win at Phoenix College.

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Harvick edges Gordon for Bristol pole

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kevin Harvick will start from the pole position tonight at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Tucsonan to lead Realty Executives Phoenix after sale

Tucsonan to lead Realty Executives Phoenix after sale

Deal merges Realty Executives' metro Phoenix, Tucson and Yuma operations.

August 21, 2014 4:36 pmLoading…

Djokovic, Federer earn top seeds for US Open

NEW YORK — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

Ebola threat causes US hoops to cancel trip

The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Thompson, Lee share lead at LPGA Championship

PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Tall and fit with all those Instagram photos to prove it, long-hitting Lexi Thompson figured she might have an edge on the LPGA Championship’s new course.

August 14, 2014 5:55 pm

Sunnsyide tops Indiana team to reach semifinals

Yannira Acuña had three hits, scored two runs and pitched a perfect final inning Thursday as Sunnyside defeated Jeffersonville, Indiana, 4-2 to advance to the semifinals of the Junior League Softball World Series in Kirkland, Washington.

August 14, 2014 4:57 pm

Arizona State lineman Sarafin says he’s gay

TEMPE — Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a Phoenix magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.

August 13, 2014 3:50 pm
Wildcat sets Cape Cod batting title record

Wildcat sets Cape Cod batting title record

Kevin Newman is first to win consecutive crowns, hitting .380 this year.

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Nogales LL team advances to title game

The Nogales Little League Intermediate (50/70) team is one win from the World Series title.

August 05, 2014 12:00 am

Sports Shorts: Record US crowd sees Man United win

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ashley Young scored twice in the first half, and Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 on Saturday in front of the largest crowd to see a soccer game in the United States.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Sports shorts: Pauley Pavilion floor to be replaced

LOS ANGELES — The famed hardwood court at

August 02, 2014 12:00 am

Cats receive just one vote in football poll

Sixty-two coaches voted in the preseason USA Today coaches’ poll released Thursday morning.

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Molina’s late push nets 11 hoops offers

Former Sahuaro guard James Molina is scheduled to decide soon from five schools after receiving 11 late scholarship offers in the past week.

July 31, 2014 4:34 pm

Sports shorts: Bolt denies Commonwealth Games comments

GLASGOW, Scotland — Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games.

July 30, 2014 4:55 pm

Nibali seals first Tour for Italy since 1998

PERIGUEUX, France — Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France and two Frenchmen will join him on the podium after a dramatic time trial Saturday.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Future Cat Roth sets HS steeplechase record

Future Cat Roth sets HS steeplechase record

In only his second time running the event, incoming UA freshman Bailey Roth set the U.S. high school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Friday at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

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Arizona Wildcats' Lalang honored as top scholar-athlete

Arizona Wildcats' Lalang honored as top scholar-athlete

Also, see news from the Tour de France and the NBA.

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Giants' Cain back on DL with elbow injury

PHILADELPHIA — Matt Cain didn’t go on the disabled list during his first eight big league seasons.

July 21, 2014 4:28 pm

Sports shorts: FC Tucson to host playoffs

FC Tucson will play the Vancouver Whitecaps Under 23 team Friday in the franchise’s first home playoff game. The USL Premier Development League announced Sunday that Tucson will host the Western Conference semifinals and final over the weekend.

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UA's Hill on Walter Camp watch list

UA's Hill on Walter Camp watch list

UA receiver Austin Hill is a nominee for top college football player.

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Hoops legend Russell OK after collapsing at speech

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell was doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.

July 17, 2014 4:54 pm

Sports shorts: College Football Playoff trophy is golden

IRVING, Texas — A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.

July 14, 2014 3:53 pm

Sports shorts: Former Wildcat Lalang among Bowerman finalists

For the second straight year, former Arizona Wildcats distance runner Lawi Lalang was named a Bowerman award finalist on Wednesday.

July 09, 2014 3:16 pm

Wildcat Roth takes steeplechase title

University of Arizona incoming freshman Bailey Roth won the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase on Sunday at the USA Outdoor Junior Championships.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
3 Wildcats competing in Oregon track meet

3 Wildcats competing in Oregon track meet

Track and field meets in Oregon, Paris have five with UA ties.

July 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
UA's Red-Blue Game Oct. 18

UA's Red-Blue Game Oct. 18

Arizona's annual Red-Blue basketball game chosen for Oct. 18, a Saturday.

July 01, 2014 4:16 pmLoading…

Ex-Cat Johnson to wear No. 3, in nod to uncle

Nick Johnson says he'll "do whatever it takes" to make the Rockets.

June 30, 2014 6:16 pmLoading…

Sports Shorts: NCAA reopens probe into UNC academics

The NCAA is taking another look into academic misconduct at North Carolina after an investigation uncovered new information, officials said Monday.

June 30, 2014 4:37 pm

Moline, Barrett medal at USATF Outdoor Championships

Two former Arizona Wildcat Olympians earned medals at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California, on Sunday.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

Ex-Cat Ross runner-up for US high jump title

A day after Tucson’s Bernard Lagat won the 5,000 meters, former Arizona Wildcat Nick Ross tied for second in the high jump Saturday at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships in Sacramento, California.

June 28, 2014 5:17 pm

Sports shorts: Browns’ Manziel says he’s not party animal

BEREA, Ohio — Johnny’s gonna play and Johnny’s gonna party.

June 27, 2014 4:14 pm

Sports shorts: Phillips scores twice in FC Tucson win

Two goals by Clark Phillips put FC Tucson back on the winning track with a 2-1 victory over the Southern California Seahorses in La Mirada on Thursday night.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

UA's Johnson wins MVP as USA gets gold

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Aaron Gordon is a tough act to follow, but Arizona Wildcats incoming freshman Stanley Johnson is off to a good start.

June 24, 2014 5:26 pm
UA's Stanley Johnson leads USA past Mexico

UA's Stanley Johnson leads USA past Mexico

Arizona’s Stanley Johnson finished as the leading scorer with 18 points in USA Basketball’s 100-46 win over Mexico in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship on Saturday at Colorado Springs.

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UA frosh Johnson shines as USA routs Uruguay

Incoming Arizona Wildcats freshman wing Stanley Johnson had 11 points and seven rebounds as USA routed Uruguay 156-58 Friday in its opening game of the FIBA Americas U18 Championship at Colorado Springs.

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MLB notes: D-backs to host summer camp

The Arizona Diamondbacks will host their annual Baseball Academy Summer Camp starting Monday at Mehl Park, located on River Road between Alvernon Way and Swan Road.

June 19, 2014 5:54 pm

Sports shorts

PINEHURST, N.C. — Stacy Lewis shot a round of 3-under 67 at Pinehurst No. 2, giving her a one-shot lead over Michelle Wie during the storm-delayed opening round of the U.S. Women’s Open.

June 19, 2014 4:13 pm

UA lands 3-star Louisiana running back

The Arizona Wildcats went to Calvin Magee’s old stomping grounds to find his latest 2015 pupil.

June 16, 2014 4:12 pm

Incoming Wildcat Johnson makes USA U18 team

Incoming Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson and three Wildcat recruiting targets were among the 12 players chosen for USA Basketball’s final U18 roster Sunday.

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Sports shorts: Lalang just misses 9th NCAA title, in 1,500 meters

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon senior Mac Fleet successfully defended his title in the 1,500 meters Saturday at the NCAA track and field championships, denying Arizona senior Lawi Lalang a ninth national title in his final college race.

June 14, 2014 3:57 pm

Pharmaceutical giant agrees to $3.1 million settlement with Arizona

Arizona will receive more than $3.1 million of a $105 million settlement a pharmaceutical giant agreed to pay.

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Sports shorts: Ex-Cat 'stunned' at being let go as Salpointe softball coach

Salpointe Catholic parted ways with softball coach Stacy Redondo Schulte this week, despite postseason appearances in each of her two seasons with the team.

June 10, 2014 3:49 pm

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