News archive from 5 May 2018

Defending 10K champions repeat at U.S. open water nationals in Tempe

Jordan Wilimovsky and Ashley Twichell repeated as U.S. 10K open water swimming champions Friday at Tempe Town Lake, hosting nationals for the first time. Wilimovsky won by 13 seconds over over David Heron, who out-touched Michael Brinegar for second...

AZCentral, 19:09 in Sport

Rattlers take on Cedar Rapids a week after historic comeback win

Saturday's gameRattlers at Cedar Rapids Titans When: 5:05 p.m. Where: U.S. Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Streaming: YouTube. Update: The Rattlers (7-1) are coming off an 84-83 win at home over Cedar Rapids (1-7). They overcame a fourth-quarter,...

AZCentral, 19:09 in Sport

Hershel McGriff, 90, ready to make history at Tucson Speedway

Hershel McGriff will cross two items off his bucket list Saturday night, when he plays the national anthem on his trombone at Tucson Speedway and then becomes the oldest man to ever compete in a NASCAR-sanctioned race. The 90-year-old Green Valley...

AZCentral, 19:21 in Sport

Former President George H.W. Bush discharged from hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged from Houston Methodist Hospital Friday, 12 days after he was admitted with a blood infection. Spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted that "his doctors report he is doing well and is happy to return...

Chron, 20:25 in Health

Diamondbacks' Jake Lamb experiences setback with left shoulder inflammation

The return of Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb to the lineup will have to wait a little longer. Manager Torey Lovullo said on Friday that Lamb had been experiencing discomfort in his left shoulder, an aggravation of the injury he suffered on April...

AZCentral, 20:56 in Sport

Arizona Diamondbacks to sign veteran right-hander Clay Buchholz to minor-league deal

The Diamondbacks are expected to sign veteran right-hander Clay Buchholz to a minor-league deal, a source confirmed to The Republic on Friday. The terms of the deal are not yet known. Buchholz, 33, most recently pitched in the majors with the Phillies...

AZCentral, 21:33 in Sport

No. 1 Mountain View survives elimination game behind pitcher John Neeley

Mesa Mountain View right-hander John Neeley was cruising through the first six innings Friday before it suddenly became pressure packed at Tempe Diablo Stadium. After giving up a home run, allowing his first walk, then unable to come up with a throw...

AZCentral, 21:44 in Sport

Bruins lose to Lightning 4-3 in OT, trail series 1-2

The Boston Bruins lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in overtime. The Lightning now have a 2-1 series lead.


Bruins lose to Lightning 4-3 in OT, trail series 3-1

The Boston Bruins lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in overtime. The Lightning now have a 3-1 series lead.


Jose Altuve, David Peralta pitching in to get baseball equipment to Venezuelan youth

Children in Venezuela are in dire need. With food shortages, the lack of available healthcare, affordable medicine and other necessities caused by an unprecedented economic and political crisis, every day becomes a struggle for the youth in what once...

AZCentral, 23:40 in Sport

Trump: North Korea summit plans set; drawdown not on table

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered his latest teaser Friday for a historic U.S. summit with North Korea: The time and place have been set but he's not saying when and where. The White House did, however, announce the details of a...

Chron, 01:05 in Politics

No. 5 Mountain Ridge baseball tops No. 8 Hamilton

No. 5 Glendale Mountain Ridge won big against No. 8 Chandler Hamilton, taking a 5-1 win Friday night to advance to the 6A semifinals. While the game was mostly slow, the fireworks went off in the fifth inning when the Mountain Lions opened up the...

AZCentral, 01:15 in Sport

Astros' Gerrit Cole flirts with no-hitter, pitches a gem in rout of Diamondbacks

If it feels as though pitchers have frequently been flirting with no-hitters at Chase Field this season, it's because they have. Friday night was no exception in front of a crowd of 29,463. Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole was just the latest to paint...

AZCentral, 02:00 in Sport

Early GOP primaries shaping up as rightward march with Trump

As primary season kicks into high gear, Republicans are engaged in nomination fights that are pulling the party to the right, leaving some leaders worried their candidates will be out of a step with the broader electorate in November. Primaries in...

Chron, 10:15 in Politics

Trump visits Ohio to meet supporters, highlight tax law

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with supporters and highlighting the benefits of the Republican tax law in Cleveland. Trump is in Ohio on Saturday to attend a fundraiser for the Republican National Committee, meeting first with...

Chron, 12:09 in Politics

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