News archive from 6 May 2018

4-star point guard Brandon Williams recommits to Arizona Wildcats

TUCSON- Four-star Los Angeles point guard Brandon Williams announced Saturday he will play for the Arizona Wildcats, after all. Williams decommitted from UA on March 2 and took subsequent visits to Gonzaga and Arizona but announced at the Ballislife...

AZCentral, 19:12 in Sport
 

Moore: Diamondbacks' dominant bullpen buoyed by lesser-known arms

In 2014, a dominant starting pitcher won the World Series. Madison Bumgarner had two wins, including a complete game shutout, plus a five-inning save on two-days' rest that gave the Giants a victory over the Royals in Game 7. The next year, Kansas...

AZCentral, 19:28 in Sport
 

Celtics beat 76ers 101-98 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

The Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-98 in an overtime thriller to take a 3-0 series lead.

 

Where will Arizona Diamondbacks' Chris Owings get playing time?

Now that Steven Souza Jr. has returned from the disabled list and is starting to settle in as the Diamondbacks' everyday right fielder, Chris Owings can't be sure where or when he's going to get his own playing time and share of at-bats. It figures to...

AZCentral, 22:01 in Sport
 

British foreign secretary to meet with US officials on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Britain's top diplomat is visiting the U.S. for two days of talks with the Trump administration as President Donald Trump decides whether to pull out of the multinational nuclear agreement with Iran. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson,...

Chron, 23:56 in Politics
 

A.J. Pollock delivers for the Diamondbacks with game-winning hit against Astros

The Diamondbacks needed help - stat. They weren't on death's door by any means, but they needed someone to resuscitate them after blowing a two-run lead to the Houston Astros and running the risk of a painfully strange and unusually uncomfortable...

AZCentral, 01:31 in Sport
 

LA mayor, eyes on White House, hawks ties to Hawkeye state

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — WHAT'S HAPPENING Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Democratic leader of a city with 75 miles of coastline, immigrants from around the world and the Kardashians, is considering running for president in 2020. But first he...

Chron, 08:35 in Politics
 

Trump attorney not ruling out his taking the 5th Amendment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new attorney won't rule out the possibility that the president would assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in the swirling Russia investigation. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani...

Chron, 09:23 in Politics
 

The Latest: Avenatti calls Giuliani appearance a 'disaster'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels is calling the latest statements by President Donald Trump's new attorney "an absolute unmitigated...

Chron, 10:52 in Politics
 

Idaho officials negotiating on 'state-based' insurance plan

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials say they may add more requirements from former President Barack Obama's health care law to their proposal to let health insurance companies sell so-called state-based policies that skirt some "Obamacare"...

Chron, 12:11 in Health
 

Britain hopes to address Trump concerns on Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Britain's ambassador to the U.S. says his country believes it's still possible to address President Donald Trump's concerns about the Iran nuclear deal in time to prevent him from pulling out of the agreement. Kim Darroch says...

Chron, 12:46 in Politics
 

First lady to announce initiatives on children's well-being

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Melania Trump will announce her initiatives as first lady on Monday. The first lady's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, says the focus will be on the overall well-being of children, which Mrs. Trump has spoken...

Chron, 14:42 in Politics
 

CIA nominee offered to withdraw over interrogation program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, offered to withdraw her nomination, two senior administration officials said Sunday, amid concerns that a debate over a harsh interrogation...

Chron, 15:59 in Politics
 

Igor Kokoskov's hiring offers clues to Suns' plans this summer

Early on in the Suns' coaching search, General Manager Ryan McDonough was asked to respond to a media report that linked Phoenix to several possible candidates. Via text message, McDonough declined comment, saying the search was an “ongoing process”...

AZCentral, 18:31 in Sport
 

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