News archive from 1 February 2018

GCU's European big men Alessandro Lever, Roberts Blumbergs growing on, off court

It didn't take long for Alessandro Lever to mix into the Grand Canyon University student population. The 6-foot-10 freshman from Italy, with a little nudge from coach Dan Majerle, became a Havocs favorite, connected with another Italian on the men's...

AZCentral, 19:19 in Sport

What happens in an emergency if you can't hear or see official warnings?

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSETHE GAGGLE: TALKING POLITICS EVERY WEEK WITH THE AZCENTRAL.COM TEAM The Gaggle: Native American Day, CD8 debate, Ducey's special session | 6:30The Republic's politics team talks about Gov. Doug Ducey's special session on...

Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in West Virginia

Pence touts tax cuts, slams Manchin in West Virginia

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has paid a visit to a truck dealership in southern West Virginia, touting the tax cuts enacted by the Republican-controlled Congress while slamming the state's Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin,...

Chron, 19:29 in Politics
NFL players returning to the field of politics by reviving PAC

NFL players returning to the field of politics by reviving PAC

The Houston Texans are nearly matching the New England Patriots in at least one way: Political involvement. New federal campaign finance reports show current and former players with the Houston Texans have been some of the most aggressive in funding a...

Chron, 19:58 in Politics

Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin jumps in lake after winning Waste Management Phoenix Open Pro-Am

Archie Bradley commands all the headlines (for good reason), but it was another Diamondbacks pitcher who left the Waste Management Phoenix Open Pro-Am in the spotlight on Wednesday. Starter Patrick Corbin's team - including former Cardinals kicker Jay...

AZCentral, 20:13 in Sport

ASU basketball better positioned for second half of Pac-12 season

SEATTLE - Arizona State didn't necessarily have to reinvent itself during the first half of the Pac-12 season, but the Sun Devils had to come to an understanding: Their days of burying teams with deep shooting and extended runs were pretty much over....

AZCentral, 20:32 in Sport

Phoenix police release video of Family Dollar store robbery

CLOSE Phoenix police released surveillance video of an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store on Jan. 22 at 59th Avenue and McDowell Road. Phoenix police released surveillance video Wednesday of a man suspected of robbing a Family Dollar store at...


Canadian bobsled gold medalist caps Winter Olympics lead-up in Phoenix with Altis coach

CLOSE Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries and Phylicia George on training with Altis coach in Arizona No sooner had Kaillie Humphries clinched her fourth World Cup overall women's bobsled title in Konigssee, Germany, than she and Canadian...

AZCentral, 21:04 in Sport

DACA recipient arrested near Yuma on human-smuggling charges

Border Patrol agents stationed at the Yuma Sector arrested a 26-year-old Mexican immigrant — shielded from deportation under a deferred-action program known as DACA — on charges of human smuggling.  According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the...


Bickley: Incredibly, the Waste Management Phoenix Open keeps getting bigger and better

Somehow, the Waste Management Phoenix Open keeps getting bigger. Attendance for the annual Pro-Am puts most NFL crowds to shame. Whether you come for the golf or the freak show is entirely up to you. But the biggest recent gains have come in status....

AZCentral, 21:14 in Sport

Former ASU golfers Phil Mickelson, Jon Rahm connect at Waste Management Phoenix Open

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Former Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians approaches the 10th tee for the Annexus Pro-Am at the 2018 Waste...

AZCentral, 21:38 in Sport

Can marijuana save this 'dying' town on the California-Arizona border?

CLOSE Facing a declining population and the exodus of business activity, the town of Blythe hopes to gain financially by welcoming the cannabis industry to town. Buy Photo BLYTHE, Calif. — In this desert town on the California-Arizona...


ASU women's basketball coach Turner Thorne to receive extension through 2022 season

Arizona State's Charli Turner Thorne is receiving a one-year contract extension that will carry her through her 25th season as women's basketball coach. Turner Thorne, currently in her 21st season, will be under contract through June 30, 2022,...

AZCentral, 21:46 in Sport

Waste Management Phoenix Open notes: Phil Mickelson pleased with Papago course progress

Phil Mickelson stopped by Papago Golf Course this week and said Wednesday he was pleased to see the progress of an improvement project at the Phoenix city-owned course that will become the home of ASU golf programs after the current season ends. “I'm...

AZCentral, 21:49 in Sport

Kelly: Teacher 'ought to go to hell' for anti-military rant

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Wednesday that a Los Angeles-area high school teacher "ought to go to hell" for bashing U.S. military service members in classroom remarks. Kelly, a retired Marine...

Chron, 22:02 in Politics

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