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.
For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn’t good enough.
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.
LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands — Anthony Davis scored 18 points and teamed with forward Kenneth Faried to dominate the inside, leading the U.S. national team to a 101-71 victory over Slovenia on Tuesday in its final exhibition game before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Delaney Schnell, 15, will compete in the platform next month in Russia.
Today's primary will set the stage for general-election showdowns in November.
The Wildcats home opener is this Thursday against NAU.
New coach Jim Monaco gets first win in Aztecs' 36-19 win at Phoenix College.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kevin Harvick will start from the pole position tonight at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Deal merges Realty Executives' metro Phoenix, Tucson and Yuma operations.
There aren’t a whole lot of secrets in this matchup.
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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — With just over two weeks remaining before its season opener, it appears No. 5 Ohio State has already sustained a devastating loss.
MINNEAPOLIS – Rarely are reviews of NFL preseason game anything other than mixed, which is what made the Cardinals opener last week unique.
The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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.
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.
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.
Kevin Newman is first to win consecutive crowns, hitting .380 this year.
The Nogales Little League Intermediate (50/70) team is one win from the World Series title.
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.
LOS ANGELES — The famed hardwood court at
Sixty-two coaches voted in the preseason USA Today coaches’ poll released Thursday morning.
Former Sahuaro guard James Molina is scheduled to decide soon from five schools after receiving 11 late scholarship offers in the past week.
GLASGOW, Scotland — Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt caused a stir at the Commonwealth Games.
PHOENIX — Diana Taurasi scored 17 points to help the Phoenix Mercury cruise to its 16th straight victory, 90-69 over the Los Angeles Sparks, on Tuesday night.
PHOENIX — It was never a question of if the Cardinals were going to sign Patrick Peterson to a contract extension. It was when.
CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.
SCOTTSDALE — Forward P.J. Tucker was charged with “extreme drunken driving” two months before he signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract — $12.7 million guaranteed — with the Phoenix Suns.
KIEV, Ukraine — Evidence from the black box of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 indicates that shrapnel from an exploding missile ripped through the passenger jet, causing a “massive explosive decompression” that led to the crash and death of 298 passengers and crew, a Ukrainian government offici…
LOS ANGELES — Byron Scott has told a CBS affiliate station that he is the Los Angeles Lakers’ new coach.
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.
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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DALLAS — Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 12 seasons and went to three Super Bowls, died Tuesday in Rochester, Minnesota, after a battle with heart disease. He was 64.
PHOENIX — Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit’s career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Matt Cain didn’t go on the disabled list during his first eight big league seasons.
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.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach’s reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping the bid city procedure and adding more flexibility to the sports program.
The veteran, who started 78 games for Utah last season, may be three-point spark.
Other worldly expectations are nothing new for Jadeveon Clowney.
UA receiver Austin Hill is a nominee for top college football player.
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Celtics officials say NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell was doing OK after collapsing during a speaking engagement near Lake Tahoe.
IRVING, Texas — A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet’s best player against the tournament’s best team.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The Buenos Aires taxicab pulled up to Maracana Stadium Friday afternoon with a giant Argentina flag flapping from its trunk after a 37-hour journey. Out popped Ariel Banega, Juan Arrieta and brothers Matias and Diego Romero Vetera — all in sky blue and white Argentina jerseys.
PHOENIX — The Suns did not just go for an offer sheet with restricted free agent Isaiah Thomas. They closed the deal.
AKRON, Ohio — Cedar Point amusement park says if LeBron James comes home, it will rename one of its 17 roller coasters in his honor.
For the second straight year, former Arizona Wildcats distance runner Lawi Lalang was named a Bowerman award finalist on Wednesday.