News archive from 4 April 2018

Arizona Cardinals begin offseason training amid a host of introductions

With a new coaching staff and a number of new players, introductions were the order of the day on Tuesday when the Cardinals opened their offseason strength and conditioning program. Running back David Johnson and defensive coordinator Al Holcombe...

AZCentral, 19:51 in Sport

Salpointe RB Bijan Robinson says he will wear Reggie Bush's No. 5 if he chooses USC

Bijan Robinson is in the midst of making No. 5 famous at Tucson Salpointe Catholic. He is halfway through his prep football career. But if Robinson were to choose USC for his college destination, would he dare wear No. 5 for the Trojans? Robinson did...

AZCentral, 20:21 in Sport

Herm Edwards sends harsh message: ASU football may cut scholarship players

Arizona State football is trying to become more NFL-like, and first-year head coach Herm Edwards sent a harsh NFL-style message to his team Tuesday. Edwards told his players before they began the fourth week of spring practice that cuts likely are...

Usa Today, 20:21 in Sport

Catalina Foothills G Sam Beskind walking on for basketball at Stanford

Tucson Catalina Foothills senior guard Sam Beskind announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he intends to play basketball at Stanford. Beskind, an honors student, says he is going as a preferred walk-on. He didn't get a Pac-12 scholarship offer. His only...

AZCentral, 20:41 in Sport

Moore: Cardinals coach Steve Wilks starts tenure with risky moves

The Cardinals are opening the Steve Wilks era by being inconsistent, creating problems and sending what sounds like a dog-whistle message letting their fan base know not to expect too much. “Let's not talk about the Super Bowl,” Chandler Jones said...

AZCentral, 21:30 in Sport

Jason Collins headlines panel as Phoenix Suns host team's first Pride Night

There's an emphasis in sports on being first - first to finish, first in standings, first in points. But in April of 2013, NBA center Jason Collins was nervous. "I really wasn't looking forward to being the first," he said Tuesday night...

AZCentral, 22:54 in Sport

Thunderbird high school baseball takes first game over Saguaro

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: Arizona high school baseball 2018 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Desert Mountain's Hayden Nierman watches a fly ball against Basha on Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018 in Desert Mountain High...

AZCentral, 22:54 in Sport

US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing's policies that require foreign companies to hand over their...

Chron, 23:13 in Politics

Trump mulls quick US pullout from Syria while advisers balk

Now Playing: President Trump says he wants to pull U.S. troops out of war-torn Syria to bring them home. At a news conference with Baltic leaders, Trump also spoke about his relationship with Russia and using the military to protect the Mexico border....

Chron, 00:40 in Politics

Trump wants US military to secure border until wall is built

Now Playing: President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built and warned Mexico to halt the passage of "caravans" of immigrants or risk U.S. abandonment...

Chron, 00:40 in Politics

Diamondbacks, Suns, Coyotes win on same day for 1st time since 2013

For the first time in five years, the Diamondbacks, Suns and Coyotes were victorious on the same day. On Tuesday, the Diamondbacks rolled past the Dodgers 6-1, the Suns (barely) beat the Kings 97-94 and the Coyotes took care of the Flames. Before...

AZCentral, 02:00 in Sport

Paul Goldschmidt's bat has been quiet, but D-Backs' lineup picking up slack

For years, a simple axiom had come to define the Diamondbacks' lineup: As Paul Goldschmidt goes, so goes the offense. It wasn't always that cut and dry, but more often than not the statement rang true. The Diamondbacks are five games into their...

AZCentral, 02:42 in Sport

China vows 'same strength' measures against US tariffs

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday vowed to impose measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling technology dispute that has fueled fears it might set back the...

Chron, 03:32 in Politics

Council to vote on nine southwest Houston home elevations

Houston City Council is slated to authorize nine home elevation contracts on Wednesday, part of a federal flood mitigation initiative that local leaders have criticized as slow and expensive. The nine houses -- most of them in Meyerland -- are in line...

Chron, 07:46 in Politics

It doesn't take a Harvey-style deluge to flood Houston

More than 1,300 homes in Harris County have a 50-50 shot of flooding every single year. That's one takeaway from a county Flood Control District database that uses the elevations of hundreds of thousands of homes in area floodplains to project the...

Chron, 07:46 in Politics

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