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Devin Booker scores franchise-record 70 points but Suns fall in Boston

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:18:10 -0400

BOSTON – When it was over, after Devin Booker had scored the last of his franchise-record 70 points, Suns veteran Tyson Chandler found his teammate on the court and embraced him.

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ASU practice report: Seeking linebacker depth

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:57:33 -0400

ASU defensive coordinator Phil Bennett says ASU must find linebacker depth to go with Sam, Calhoun and Crump.

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Sun Devil Stadium's new video board to be installed in time for Aug. 31 season opener

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:08:10 -0400

Arizona State will install its new video board at the north end of Sun Devil Stadium in time for the season opener Aug. 31 against New Mexico State. 

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Diamondbacks pitchers get rocked by Dodgers

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:08:10 -0400

HP Andrew Chafin, getting the start because Arizona wanted lefty Patrick Corbin to skip the Dodgers, pitched an easy enough first inning but ran into trouble in the second.

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Arizona Wildcats died by the 3 in NCAA Tournament

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:20:38 -0400

SAN JOSE — They say you live by the 3 and you die by the 3, and judging by the sunken, pale faces in the Arizona locker room in San Jose’s SAP Center, it was clear which team’s season died on Thursday night.

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Paul Goldschmidt back, has no ill will from WBC experience

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:45:03 -0400

Back from the World Baseball Classic, Paul Goldschmidt had no hard feelings about his lack of playing time.

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Conrad Hamilton returning to Chaparral to be 'executive' head football coach, defensive coordinator

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:15:25 -0400

Scottsdale Chaparral is welcoming back former head football coach Conrad Hamilton after spending last season as a senior defensive analyst for Arizona State.

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Bickley: Arizona Cardinals facing NFL draft dilemma

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:10:48 -0400

The Cardinals can't afford to take a quarterback in the first round of the draft. But can they afford not to?

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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo names starting rotation

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:00:56 -0400

After being asked about it nearly every day, Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo on Friday formally announced his five-man starting rotation.

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Expansion draft could also add to Arizona Coyotes' roster

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:02:40 -0400

The Golden Knights may not be the only club receiving an influx of players amid the expansion draft.

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Shot Clock: Arizona knocked out; Raiders moving to Vegas?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:52:32 -0400

The Arizona Wildcats, who many had in the Final Four, are bounced from the NCAA Tournament. Plus, the Oakland Raiders may soon be the Las Vegas Raiders. Will that actually happen? Video: azcentral sports

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Purchase tickets to 2017 Sports Awards

Wed, 8 Mar 2017 19:18:10 -0500

The Sports Awards honors the most elite athletes in Arizona High School Sports. This event is hosted by and will take place April 30, 2017 at ASU Gammage.

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Cactus League spring training coverage on

Thu, 2 Mar 2017 15:22:14 -0500

azcentral sports and Cronkite Sports are bring you Cactus League Wire, featuring Arizona spring training stories, photos and video from throughout the Valley.

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Arizona Cardinals work out Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:34:25 -0400

The NFL Network reported Cardinals worked out Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes on Thursday. That’s not surprising since the Cardinals are likely to have private workouts with most, if not all, of the top quarterback prospects.

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Suns make NBA history with youngest starting 5

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:59:18 -0400

BROOKLYN -- Earlier on this six-game trip, Suns coach Earl Watson looked at his team on the court and said with a smile: "At least I’ll know how to deal with my kids when they become teenagers."

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Hearing impaired DB Tee Shepard finds football peace with Arizona Rattlers

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:20:16 -0400

Tee Shepard was a can't-miss football recruit coming out of Fresno, Calif., in 2012. 

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Rattlers trying to develop toughness as they take road for Green Bay

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:22:53 -0400

Each week, azcentral sports will preview the matchup and recap the game on this page.

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Ex-Dysart coach Manuel Alcantar to take over Cesar Chavez football program

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:48:26 -0400

Manuel Alcantar, who had to work hard just to get enough kids out for football at El Mirage Dysart, feels he is walking into a gold mine at Laveen Cesar Chavez, where numbers aren't an issue and there are athletes galore.

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Arizona Wildcats lose to Xavier in NCAA Tournament

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:46:13 -0400

Given the best possible NCAA Tournament path to a home-state Final Four appearance, the Arizona Wildcats dropped the ball Thursday night.

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Bordow: Another re-classification model for 1A-3A? Really?

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:20:01 -0400

Charter schools want to re-do the classification alignment for the 1A-3A Conferences – again.

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Final Four Arizona: What you need to know

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:08:54 -0400

The 2017 Final Four will be at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, home of the Arizona Cardinals and the Fiesta Bowl, on Saturday, April 1, and Monday, April 3.

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 Sports Awards weekly awards for March 23-30

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:21:42 -0400

Each week, the Sports Awards, presented by Arby's, will honor two Athletes of the Week, presented by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, and an Academic All-Star of the Week.

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Piece by piece, the court for the NCAA Final Four tournament is put together in Glendale

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:50:29 -0400

The court for the NCAA Final Four tournament is put together at the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Thomas Hawthorne/azcentral

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ASU football completes second week of spring practice

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:45:54 -0400

Arizona State football completed its sixth spring practice Friday at Sun Devil Stadium with nine practices remaining over the next three weeks. The spring game is April 15.

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