News archive from 11 February 2018

How Suns' free-agency plans could impact Elfrid Payton's future

CLOSE Suns GM Ryan McDonough introduces Elfrid Payton as the team comes into the last 26 games of the season. The Suns held a formal press conference for point guard Elfrid Payton on Saturday because, unlike other recent additions - Greg Monroe comes...

AZCentral, 19:33 in Sport

Brophy, Pinnacle on collision course to meet in 6A boys hoops final

Phoenix Brophy Prep needed a last-second shot by Jaxson Baker to beat Phoenix Pinnacle late in the regular season. If the top two seeds play in the Arizona Interscholastic Association's 6A 16-team boys basketball bracket, those two rivals could meet...

AZCentral, 20:06 in Sport

Brophy boys soccer loses in state final, ending chance to finish No. 1 in country

Phoenix Brophy Prep's 3-0 loss to the Phoenix Desert Vista Thunder in the 6A boys soccer final cost the Broncos more than just a seventh state title. The loss ended Brophy's perfect season and likely denied them the chance to finish as the No. 1 team...

AZCentral, 20:19 in Sport

Larry Nassar at Arizona prison where Elizabeth Smart kidnapper and Mafia hit man reside

CLOSE Disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 125 years in prison in Michigan, his last punishment in a decades-long sex abuse scandal. (Feb. 5) Larry Nassar, the disgraced former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics...


Democrats, pressured by Trump, plan to revise rebuttal memo

WASHINGTON - Under pressure from President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee plan to redact a memo defending the FBI's surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide to resolve Trump's complaint that the document disclosed...

Chron, 21:04 in Politics

100 mph speed may have been factor in crash killing Tour de Palm Springs cyclist, CHP says

CLOSE Tour de Palm Springs cyclists struck by vehicle on Dillon Road, one dead. Buy Photo One person was killed and two others were injured Saturday in a collision involving bicyclists and a car witnesses said was moving as fast as 100 mph along the...

Usa Today, 21:06 in Sport

Infrastructure plan may ignore climate change

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is expected to unveil Monday a plan that would fulfill one of his signature campaign promises: a $1.5 trillion, once-in-a-generation proposal to rebuild, restore and modernize the nation's aging infrastructure....

Chron, 21:09 in Politics

Citing 'mere allegation,'Trump appears to doubt #MeToo

President Donald Trump thrust himself into the national debate over sexual misconduct, on Saturday, asserting that "a mere allegation" could destroy the lives of those accused, as his own White House was engulfed by charges of abusive...

Chron, 21:52 in Politics

Knob Hill Fire in Cochise County trigger evacuations, blaze grows to 2,000 acres

About 20 residents were evacuated in Cochise County amid the Knob Hill Fire that has engulfed about 2,000 acres and started Saturday on the western side of the Dragoon Mountains, the Cochise County Sheriff's Office said. The fire, in the peaks south...


Queen Creek Casteel girls win Arizona 3A soccer championship on own goal

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInArizona high school boys and girls soccer 2017-18 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Scenes from the Arizona 3A girls soccer championship. Nick Snow/azcentral sportsFullscreen Scenes from the...

AZCentral, 22:21 in Sport

Obsessed with curling at the Olympics? Fans try the sport in Tempe

CLOSE Curling fans took to the ice Saturday, Feb. 10 with the Coyotes Curling Club in Tempe. BrieAnna J. Frank/The Republic Curling fans took to the ice Saturday in Tempe with a local club to learn about the sport that's being watched on millions of...


Helicopter carrying 7 people crashes in Grand Canyon

A helicopter carrying seven people crashed in the Grand Canyon on Saturday afternoon, officials said.  The Eurocopter EC130 crashed under "unknown circumstances" in the Grand Canyon,  Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer...


Chaparral girls soccer captures second consecutive 5A state title with win over Notre Dame Prep

Scottsdale Chaparral girls' soccer needed the final seconds of overtime to complete a 3-2 comeback victory over Scottsdale Notre Dame to win the 5A state final Saturday, its second consecutive title. Chaparral junior midfielder McKenzie Davis won it...

AZCentral, 00:48 in Sport

Yuma Catholic boys make it four straight Arizona 3A boys soccer championships

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInArizona high school boys and girls soccer 2017-18 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Yuma Catholic's Cazzia Padilla (15) battles Casteel's Samantha Anger (12) for the ball during the 3A girls...

AZCentral, 00:48 in Sport

Campo Verde boys soccer finds redemption with 5A state championship win over Chaparral

After falling short in the state final last year, Gilbert Campo Verde boys soccer defeated Scottsdale Chaparral 1-0 to win the 5A state championship at Campo Verde on Saturday. Campo Verde senior forward Blaise Hale scored the lone goal late in the...

AZCentral, 01:14 in Sport

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