News archive from 7 May 2017

Bickley: NBA players need to repair broken bond

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSShot Clock: Is the NBA draft lottery rigged? | 1:57azcentral sports' Jay Dieffenbach and Dan Bickley talk about the possibility of the NBA draft lottery is rigged...

AZCentral, 19:22 in Sport

Desert Mountain girls win Division I tennis title; Brophy wins boys championship

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: High school tennis state championships 2017 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Arcadia's Katie Reed plays against Notre Dame Lexi Lehman during the High school Div. II team tennis...

AZCentral, 21:39 in Sport

Gila Bend wins Canyon Athletic Association Division I championship

Gila Bend took extra hitting practice this week because coach Donny Young figured if the offense took care of business, he had enough pitching. Unbeaten Gila Bend came out hitting on all cylinders and defeated Glendale Desert Heights Prep 12-2 in five...

AZCentral, 22:42 in Sport

Mulberry Fire forces evacuation south of Tucson

Pima County officials have issued mandatory evacuation orders for the Whetstone Ranch community south of Tucson due to a wildfire. The Mulberry Fire sparked at about 2 p.m. Saturday and was burning thick grass and dense brush, said Arizona Department...


Phoenix heat wave to bow out for ASU graduation

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare ARIZONA SPRING WEATHER 2017Phoenix sees record temperatures, but not for long | 0:34Phoenix felt a heat wave this week that hit record temperatures, but those numbers are supposed to dip this weekend. 1 of 7CLOSESkip in...


GOP Congressmen face angry constituents after vote to repeal ObamaCare

A Republican congressman from western New York has gotten an earful from constituents over his vote to repeal the federal health care law commonly called “ObamaCare.” The Post-Journal of Jamestown reports Rep. Tom Reed was booed during a town hall...

Fox News, 22:49 in Politics

Recreational marijuana may be headed back to the ballot

The Safer Arizona Cannabis Legalization Political Action Committee held a march in Phoenix on Saturday, joining groups around the country as part of the Million Marijuana March. The Arizona group's mission: to legalize, decriminalize and repeal...


T.J. Green battles wind, Trey Johnson to defend state hurdles title

With a headwind at about 30 miles per hour, Chandler senior T.J. Green made sure it wouldn't stop him from defending his state title in the 110-meter hurdles Saturday at Mesa Community College. Green edged out Tolleson's Trey Johnson at the finish to...

AZCentral, 00:19 in Sport

Buffett says AHCA is tax cut for the rich

Billionaire Warren Buffett said Saturday that the Republican approach to overhaul the healthcare system is a tax cut for the rich. The Berkshire Hathaway chairman, speaking at an annual shareholders’ meeting in Omaha, Neb., said his federal income...

Fox News, 00:33 in Politics

FDA approves second drug to treat ALS

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it approved a new drug to help treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The agency said it approved the drug Radicava, or edaravone, the first new drug...

Fox News, 00:42 in Health

Allie Schadler adds to track legacy with 2 more titles despite windy conditions

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare High school track and field athletes turned in impressive performances at the state championships on Saturday. Richard Obert/azcentral sports Rio Rico senior Allie Schadler knew the wind Saturday would be her biggest...

AZCentral, 00:45 in Sport

Diamondbacks' bats held in check at Coors Field

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBPatrick Corbin after being roughed up by Rockies | 1:23Diamondbacks lefty Patrick Corbin was charged with eight runs in four-plus innings against the Rockies on...

AZCentral, 00:52 in Sport

Trudeau considers retribution against US over lumber tariffs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday he would considering banning thermal coal shipments in response to the U.S. imposing a 20 percent tariff on lumber imports from Canada. Trudeau said in a letter to British Columbia Premier Christy...


S. Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

SEOUL, South Korea –  Leading presidential candidates in South Korea have tried to tap into public discontent over youth unemployment and corruption, but the lack of concrete plans means their economic agenda did not gain much attention during the...


Tucson Catalina Foothills boys tennis wins 4th straight title

What's better than a three-peat? How about a four-peat? That was the achievement Tucson Catalina Foothills boys tennis team accomplished Saturday at the Division II team state championships, defeating Scottsdale Cactus for a fourth straight team crown...

AZCentral, 01:34 in Sport

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