News archive from 1 January 2017

Rack 'em: Packers, Lions shoot for NFC North

Rack 'em: Packers, Lions shoot for NFC North

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCardinals looking to play several younger backups | 2:25Cardinals Insider Kent Somers says Bruce Arians is high on younger backups who got a chance to play last...

AZCentral, 19:24 in Sport
 
Track community mourns death of former Mesa Westwood coach Dusty Everman

Track community mourns death of former Mesa Westwood coach Dusty Everman

Dusty Everman, inducted into the Mesa Public Schools Sports Hall of Fame in the mid-1990 and instrumental in helping get Grand Canyon University's track and field program running more than six years ago, died on Dec. 24. Everman was 78. Everman, who...

AZCentral, 19:24 in Sport
 

35 killed and 40 wounded in New Year's attack on Istanbul night club

ISTANBUL (AP) — –  An armed assailant who is believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume has opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others, according to Istanbul's...

 
Reports: 35 killed and 40 wounded in New Year's attack on Istanbul night club

Reports: 35 killed and 40 wounded in New Year's attack on Istanbul night club

ISTANBUL (AP) –  An armed assailant who is believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others, according to Istanbul's...

 
Dusan Ristic a big difference in Arizona Wildcats basketball's win over Cal

Dusan Ristic a big difference in Arizona Wildcats basketball's win over Cal

BERKELEY, Calif. — On a night when the Arizona offense often appeared a jumbled mess, one of the few old reliables on the Wildcats roster stepped into the limelight. Only with Dusan Ristic, it was often a drop-step, curling right around a Cal...

AZCentral, 20:25 in Sport
 
UC Riverside snaps Grand Canyon's win streak in rout

UC Riverside snaps Grand Canyon's win streak in rout

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Gentrey Thomas scored 15 points, Brandon Rosser added 13 and 10 rebounds and UC Riverside snapped a seven-game losing streak to beat Grand Canyon 76-56 on Saturday. The Highlanders (2-9) scored 10 straight to open a 27-12...

AZCentral, 21:21 in Sport
 
Confidence growing for Arizona Coyotes rookie Christian Dvorak

Confidence growing for Arizona Coyotes rookie Christian Dvorak

CALGARY, Alberta – Coyotes rookie Christian Dvorak wasn’t sure what to expect when he graduated to the NHL this season, but he did have an idea of how he wanted to play to adapt. “I always wanted to make sure I was defensively reliable no matter where...

AZCentral, 22:20 in Sport
 
Phoenix Suns falter late, lose to Utah Jazz

Phoenix Suns falter late, lose to Utah Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY – The Suns ended 2016 with a shade of promise but a familiar result. For most of four quarters, the Suns battled the Utah Jazz – leaders of the Western Conference’s Northwest Division – but failed to make enough plays in the closing...

AZCentral, 23:02 in Sport
 

US states, leery of Russia malware, re-examine cybersecurity

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Several states around the country on Saturday asked cybersecurity experts to re-examine state and utility networks after a Vermont utility's laptop was found to contain malware U.S. officials say is linked to Russian hackers. The...

 

Suspect in trooper's death shot and killed during encounter

JUNIATA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a first-year Pennsylvania trooper was shot and killed after making threats to police who located him Saturday morning, authorities said. Trooper Landon Weaver, 23, was killed responding to a...

 

New Year's revelers fill Times Square early; police prepared

NEW YORK — New Year's Eve revelers, donning oversized 2017 eyeglasses and green Statue of Liberty hats, filled Times Square on Saturday hours before the glittering crystal ball was to drop. Officials estimated as many as a million celebrants would...

 

Texas judge halts federal transgender health protections

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge in Texas on Saturday ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious...

 
They loved her and she knows: Mardi Gras krewe honors Fisher

They loved her and she knows: Mardi Gras krewe honors Fisher

NEW ORLEANS — Their hair wrapped in side buns, wielding lightsabers and dressed as everything from Wookiees to stormtroopers, thousands of people turned out to honor Carrie Fisher, the actress famous for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the...

 
Recovery of missing plane with 6 aboard to start Sunday

Recovery of missing plane with 6 aboard to start Sunday

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Recovery efforts are expected to begin Sunday for a small plane carrying six people that disappeared over Lake Erie near Cleveland's shores. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson expressed condolences to those who lost loved ones, as the city...

 

F. Ross Johnson, former CEO of RJR Nabisco, dies at 85

NEW YORK — F. Ross Johnson, the former RJR Nabisco CEO depicted as the epitome of corporate greed in the best-selling book and movie "Barbarians at the Gate," has died. He was 85. The Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center in Jupiter,...

 

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