ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists want the U.S. government to list coyotes as endangered in parts of Arizona and New Mexico where the rarest subspecies of gray wolf in North America is found.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents show.
DALLAS (AP) — DJ Horne scored 22 points with seven rebounds, four assists and three steals and Arizona State pulled away from SMU in the second half for a 75-57 victory on Wednesday night.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A handful of centenarian survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor joined about 2,500 members of the public at the scene of the Japanese bombing on Wednesday to commemorate those who perished 81 years ago.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday requested the state Supreme Court issue a warrant of execution for death row inmate Aaron Gunches.
The 51-year-old Gunches was originally sentenced to death in 2008.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan point guard Jaelin Llewellyn is out for the rest of the season with an injured left knee and is expected to have surgery next month.
Wolverines coach Juwan Howard made the annoucement Wednesday, three days after Llewellyn was hurt in a loss to Kentucky in London.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jalen Cole had 24 points in Northern Arizona's 73-69 victory against Pacific on Tuesday.
Cone shot 6 for 12 (3 for 4 from 3-point range) and 9 of 10 from the free-throw line for the Lumberjacks (4-7).
PHOENIX (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday visited the site for a new computer chip plant in Arizona, using it as a chance to emphasize how his policies are fostering job growth in what could be a challenge to the incoming Republican House majority.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Special counsel Jack Smith has subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, asking for communications with or involving former President Donald Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies involved in his efforts to try to overturn the results of the election.
YUCCA, Ariz. (AP) — Mohave County authorities are trying to identify human remains that were found in Yucca in northwestern Arizona.
County sheriff’s officials said a man riding his off-road vehicle Sunday reported finding a possible body in a remote desert area in Yucca, which is southwest of Kingman.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's top officials certified the midterm election results Monday, formalizing victories for Democrats over Republicans who falsely claimed the 2020 election was rigged.
Arizona Coyotes (7-11-4, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Edmonton Oilers (14-11-0, fourth in the Pacific Division)
Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes aim to stop their five-game skid with a win over the Edmonton Oilers.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:18 left in the third period and had two assists to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Desmond Cambridge Jr. scored 19 points and Arizona State used a late run to beat Stanford 68-64 Sunday night for the Sun Devils' sixth consecutive win.
Stanford used a 13-2 run early in the second half and later a 10-2 spurt that gave the Cardinal their first lead since 2-0 when Michael Jones made two free throws to make it 51-50 with 5:12 to play.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justyn Mutts scored 27 points to lead Virginia Tech to an 80-72 victory over No. 18 North Carolina on Sunday.
Mutts scored 21 of his points in the second half for the Hokies (8-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who built an 18-point, second-half lead and then held on to hand the slumping Tar Heels (5-4, 0-1) their fourth consecutive defeat.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis and Oumar Ballo combined for 42 points and 19 rebounds, and No. 4 Arizona bounced back from its first loss by holding off winless California 81-68 on Sunday.
Tubelis had 25 points and 12 rebounds, while Ballo — the Division I leader in field goal percentage — made 7 of 10 shots en route to 17 points, with seven rebounds and four blocks.
Wyoming (7-5, Mountain West) vs. Ohio (9-4, MAC) Dec. 30, 4:30 p.m. ET, Barstool
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jade Loville made 10 of 13 shots, including a career-best six 3-pointers, and scored 27 points to lead No. 14 Arizona to a 77-60 win over New Mexico on Sunday.
Shaina Pellington added 19 points for the Wildcats (7-0), who had their lowest output of the year and won by less than 20 for only the second time this season.
Arizona Coyotes (7-11-3, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Calgary Flames (10-10-3, fifth in the Pacific Division)
Calgary, Alberta; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes look to end a four-game losing streak with a victory over the Calgary Flames.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Bo Horvat scored his second goal of the game at 4:09 of overtime and the struggling Vancouver Canucks beat the road-weary Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Maxwell Lewis’ 30 points led Pepperdine over Northern Arizona 88-69 on Saturday night.
Lewis had six rebounds for the Waves (5-2). Mike Mitchell Jr. scored 17 points while going 6 of 13 (5 for 8 from distance).
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Maxwell Lewis' 30 points led Pepperdine over Northern Arizona 88-69 on Saturday night.
Lewis had six rebounds for the Waves (5-2). Mike Mitchell Jr. scored 17 points, making 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jim Kolbe, a Republican congressman who represented a heavily Democratic region of Arizona for more than two decades and was a proponent of gay rights, has died. He was 80.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks signed hard-throwing reliever Miguel Castro to a $3.5 million, one-year contract that could be worth $9.5 million over two seasons.
Castro, who turns 28 this month, has already spent eight years in the big leagues, most recently with the New York Yankees.
SAFFORD, Ariz. (AP) — The latest survey shows another increase in the population of the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona, according to authorities.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out.
PHOENIX (AP) — A rural Arizona county certified its midterm election results on Thursday, following the orders of a judge who ruled that Republican supervisors broke the law when they refused to sign off on the vote count by this week's deadline.
Arizona Coyotes (7-10-3, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (9-11-3, sixth in the Pacific Division)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes aim to end a three-game losing streak with a win against the Vancouver Canucks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a rough 48-hour stretch that saw them give up nine goals Tuesday and one of their goaltenders placed on waivers Wednesday, Anze Kopitar and the Los Angeles Kings knew they would have to dig deep to prevent things from spiraling even further.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr scored 19 points and made two free throws with 10 seconds left as No. 2 Texas held off No. 7 Creighton’s furious late-game rally and beat the Bluejays 72-67 on Thursday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah found a way to bottle up Arizona’s powerful offense.
The Utes handed the No. 4 Wildcats their first loss of the season, 81-66, on Thursday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Desmond Cambridge Jr. hit a 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left and Arizona State rallied from a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat Colorado 60-59 on Thursday night in a Pac-12 Conference opener.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has agreed to a contract extension with football coach Jedd Fisch through the 2027 season.
The deal announced Thursday is pending approval from the Arizona Board of Regents.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are trying to remain optimistic about their season, clinging to the possibility of a miracle run into the NFC playoff bracket.
PHOENIX (AP) — The ACLU of Arizona says it is suing the city of Phoenix in order to block resumed sweeps of a huge homeless encampment downtown that they say has displaced people and destroyed identification documents, prescription medications and other belongings.
The questions came one after another the moment Xavier announced it was bringing back Sean Miller, its former and wildly successful basketball coach. The guy who had been fired by Arizona and left in his wake multiple NCAA violations.
PHOENIX (AP) — A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent has been indicted in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a teenage girl in Arizona earlier this year, according to federal authorities.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A teenager was arrested early Thursday after allegedly firing shots on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University, authorities said.
Campus police said the 17-year-old boy was taken into custody and no injuries were reported.
PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Peterson's war of words against his former team now includes barbs aimed at quarterback Kyler Murray.
The Minnesota Vikings cornerback — who played his first 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals — said on his “All Things Covered” podcast that “Kyler Murray don't care about nobody but Kyler Murray.”
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has gone from being one of the league's best-protected quarterbacks to the most-sacked in the span of two weeks.
The Chargers signal-caller was sacked only 12 times in Los Angeles' first nine games, but he went down nine times against Kansas City and Arizona.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tony Clark has never had more clout as executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association.
The 50-year-old helped the union navigate a tumultuous stretch that included a pandemic-shortened 2020 season and a new labor deal in March that not only saved a full 162-game season but also was viewed as at least a modest win for the players and their pocketbooks.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired Idaho State head coach Charlie Ragle to serve as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator.
The school announced Wednesday that Ragle is leaving the FCS school to join the staff of new Sun Devils coach Kenny Dillingham, who played for Ragle at Scottsdale's Chaparral High School.