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Ex-Wildcat Gordon sidelined after foot surgery

ORLANDO — Magic rookie small forward Aaron Gordon underwent surgery late Friday afternoon in Charlotte to repair a fracture in the fifth metatarsal in his left foot, according to the club.

November 21, 2014 6:12 pm

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

Alabama jumps to No. 1 in newest rankings

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, and Mississippi State remains in the top four after losing to the Crimson Tide.

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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

Warriors drop Lakers to 1-9 with rout

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry had 30 points and 15 assists, Marreese Speights added 24 points, and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Los Angeles Lakers 136-115 Sunday night despite 44 points by Kobe Bryant

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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

College basketball notes: Cities make Final Four bids

The steering committee for Minneapolis’ bid for a Final Four will present its final pitch in front of the NCAA men’s basketball committee this afternoon in Indianapolis.

November 10, 2014 6:08 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.

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Emails show NCAA's attempt to bluff Penn State

In the chaotic aftermath of Jerry Sandusky’s 2012 arrest on child-molestation charges, the NCAA apparently was so intent on punishing Penn State that it overlooked questions about its authority to do so, according to emails from the organization made public Wednesday.

November 05, 2014 6:10 pm

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

NFL: Eagles' Sanchez makes 1st start since '12

PHILADELPHIA — Mark Sanchez is the Sanchize again.

November 05, 2014 12:00 am

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

NFL notebook: Ex-Cat Foles hurts shoulder

HOUSTON — The Philadelphia Eagles have lost former Arizona Wildcats quarterback Nick Foles to a shoulder injury.

November 03, 2014 12:00 am

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

Wambach, US rout Costa Rica for title

CHESTER, Pa. — Abby Wambach scored four goals and the World Cup-bound United States defeated Costa Rica 6-0 Sunday night for the team’s fifth CONCACAF Women’s Championship title.

October 27, 2014 12:00 am

NFL notebook: Fairley's injury hurts Detroit pass rush

LONDON — A few Wembley Stadium medics walked onto the field carrying a stretcher, but Nick Fairley wanted no part of getting on it.

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OT goal helps Coyotes halt losing streak

GLENDALE — Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored at 2:20 of overtime, Mike Smith stopped 23 shots, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night.

October 25, 2014 3:47 pm

U.S. women secure World Cup soccer berth

CHESTER, Pa. — Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday, securing the United States a trip to next year’s World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF woman’s final on Sunday.

October 24, 2014 3:19 pm

Lakers’ Nash out for season due to back injury

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP’s career in doubt.

October 23, 2014 4:21 pm

Morse will stay busy as DH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s impossible to picture now, but Michael Morse, the 6-foot-5-inch, 245-pound slugger, was a shortstop when he was first called up to the big leagues by the Mariners a decade ago.

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Cavaliers win behind Irving’s 28

Cavaliers win behind Irving’s 28

COLUMBUS, Ohio — LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State University.

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Sports shorts: US women blank Haiti in World Cup qualifier

WASHINGTON — The U.S. women’s soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish unbeaten — and unscored upon — in group play in the CONCACAF championship.

October 20, 2014 5:03 pm

College football notes: Sun Devils deliver statement win

TEMPE — The biggest development of Arizona State’s season unfolded Saturday night at Sun Devil Stadium.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Unbeaten Huskies rally past Arizona

No. 3-ranked Washington shook off an opening-game loss to top No. 16 Arizona 3-1 (24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 25-17) in volleyball on Sunday at McKale Center.

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Bochy has postseason touch with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — He vowed to stick with his struggling leadoff man, and it worked. He let a rookie reliever challenge Bryce Harper and wasn’t daunted when the ball splashed into McCovey Cove. And he made the difficult decision to banish Tim Lincecum to the bullpen.

October 18, 2014 5:06 pm

Sports shorts: UA's Goodacre finishes with 2 HRs, 12 RBIs

Chelsea Goodacre hit two homers and drove in 12 runs Saturday as the Arizona softball team swept an exhibition doubleheader at the Arizona Fall Invitational.

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UA's Goodacre finishes with 2 HRs, 12 RBIs

Chelsea Goodacre hit two homers and drove in 12 runs Saturday as the Arizona softball team swept an exhibition doubleheader at the Arizona Fall Invitational.

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Sports shorts: UA volleyball defeats Washington State

Madi Kingdon’s 18 kills helped the No. 16 Arizona Wildcats volleyball team defeat Washington State 3-1 at McKale Center on Friday night.

October 17, 2014 5:54 pm
UA volleyball team defeats Wash. St. 3-1

UA volleyball team defeats Wash. St. 3-1

Madi Kingdon’s 18 kills helped the No. 16 Arizona Wildcats volleyball team defeat Washington State 3-1 at McKale Center on Friday night.

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Sports shorts: Altidore scores in hometown; US draws again

BOCA RATON, Fla. — For the second time in five days, the U.S. men’s soccer team allowed victory to slip away in the final minutes, this time spoiling a potentially storybook homecoming for Jozy Altidore.

October 14, 2014 4:23 pm
Rainout gives Royals, Orioles rotation options

Rainout gives Royals, Orioles rotation options

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As steady rain soaked Kauffman Stadium on Monday, postponing the third game of the American League Championship Series, Kansas City and Baltimore huddled to debate the merits of reconfiguring their playoff rotation.

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NBA notes: Suns fall late to Rockets

HOUSTON — Terrence Jones scored 18 points and Isaiah Canaan put Houston ahead for good with a three-point play with 29 seconds left as the Rockets beat Phoenix 95-92 on Monday night.

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Huskies break through late to top Wildcats 2-0

Washington scored both its goals in the final few minutes to give the Huskies a 2-0 win over the visiting Arizona Wildcats in soccer on Sunday.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

NBA notes: Surgery 'likely' for reigning MVP Durant

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer of this decade and the reigning MVP, will likely miss the first six to eight weeks of the season after fracturing a bone in his right foot.

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Sports Shorts: Harvick wins at Charlotte as tempers erupt

CONCORD, N.C. — Kevin Harvick moved into the third round of NASCAR’s championship race with a win Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where tempers flared and two drivers had to be restrained from fighting Brad Keselowski.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Sports Shorts: No. 1 Stanford tops UA in volleyball

Arizona’s Madi Kingdon had a match-high 22 kills, but No. 1 Stanford won the last two sets to beat the No. 16 Wildcats 3-1 before 3,238 Friday night at McKale Center.

October 10, 2014 8:48 pm
No. 1 Stanford tops UA in volleyball 3-1

No. 1 Stanford tops UA in volleyball 3-1

Kingdon shines as Wildcats fall to 15-3, 4-2 in Pac-12 play.

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Cardinals coach unsure who will start at QB

TEMPE — Arizona coach Bruce Arians did nothing on Friday to clear up the quarterback situation for the Cardinals heading into Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins.

October 10, 2014 8:37 pm

Gonzalez takes lead as new PGA season starts

NAPA, Calif. — The new PGA Tour season felt like an old one to a trio of Ryder Cup players Thursday at the Frys.com Open.

October 09, 2014 7:43 pm

College Football: Georgia Heisman hopeful suspended

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Thursday while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules.

October 09, 2014 7:18 pm

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