News archive from 11 April 2018

Herm Edwards not forgetting about special teams in his remake of ASU football

Herm Edwards suggested that he, a media member and a sports information director could have matched Arizona State's punt return highs for 2017. That exaggeration aside, it's clear Edwards expects more out of punt returns than a 6.05-yard average, No....

AZCentral, 19:01 in Sport

Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — With federal agents digging into his personal affairs, Donald Trump drove his West Wing into deeper tumult Tuesday, canceling a South American trip to consider a military strike in Syria and bidding farewell to another top aide amid...

Chron, 19:09 in Politics

Arizona Wildcats hire Danny Peters as assistant coach

Arizona Wildcats head coach Sean Miller has hired Danny Peters as an assistant coach. Peters worked for Miller before, but spent the last four seasons as an assistant at Ball State. "We are excited to welcome Danny Peters back as our new...

AZCentral, 19:42 in Sport

Number, severity of brain injuries raises dementia risk

SEATTLE (AP) — A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger. Researchers analyzed 36 years of health records of 2.8 million...

Chron, 19:44 in Health

Arizona Coyotes rookie Clayton Keller has captained the team's youth movement

CLOSE Coyotes forward Clayton Keller talks with Richard Morin of azcentral sports about the youth on the team and optimism for next year. From their large pool of youth, the Coyotes needed someone to have a breakout season and light the way for the...

AZCentral, 19:48 in Sport

Harris County seeks billboard campaign encouraging residents to buy flood insurance

Harris County is planning a billboard campaign to encourage residents to buy flood insurance, hoping to drive home one of the costliest lessons from Hurricane Harvey. It is a drumbeat long sounded by public officials seeking to prepare the region for...

Chron, 20:09 in Politics

Red Mountain's Riley Pagel perseveres in football, baseball with Type 1 diabetes

CLOSE Red Mountain's Riley Pagel has dealt with diabetes since he was 5 years old. It's about the size of a cell phone, a pump attached to his lower back, a tiny catheter with a needle inserted into his body to shoot insulin when he needs it. This has...

AZCentral, 20:10 in Sport

Moore: Having some fun with futility – this is Suns Jeopardy!

For those who like to sit around rehashing how bad it's been while the Suns have been tanking - er, developing young players - the past few years, that's fine. But at least let's have a little fun with the futility. There's a fair chance it'll be over...

AZCentral, 20:35 in Sport

Top US prosecutor in Manhattan is recused from Cohen probe

NEW YORK (AP) — The top federal prosecutor in Manhattan has been recused from involvement in the FBI's probe of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. Geoffrey Berman, a Republican and former law partner of Rudy Giuliani's, was named the interim...

Chron, 20:42 in Politics

Trump signs executive order pushing work for welfare

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that aims to add and strengthen work requirements for public assistance and other welfare programs. The order, signed in private, promotes "common-sense reforms" that...

Chron, 20:42 in Politics

Alec Peters, Phoenix Suns go out with a bang in win over Dallas

DALLAS - At media day nearly seven months ago, Earl Watson said the upcoming Phoenix Suns season would be about “structure.” So much for that concept. The curtain fell Tuesday on arguably the most tumultuous season in the 50-year history of the...

AZCentral, 23:02 in Sport

Arizona Diamondbacks' hitters locking in with new approach

SAN FRANCISCO - So far this season, Chris Owings' swing has looked the same as always. The quick hands. The modest leg kick. The right foot that takes a step back upon impact. The difference this year with the Diamondbacks' super utility man's swing...

AZCentral, 23:25 in Sport

Suns rookie Alec Peters makes like Larry Bird with career-high 36 points in win

DALLAS - As Alec Peters walked into the Suns locker room Tuesday, an assistant coach handed him the box score from Phoenix's 124-97 victory over the Dallas Mavericks and told him to laminate it. Why not? Peters had the game of his short career in the...

AZCentral, 00:29 in Sport

AP sources: Raid on Trump lawyer about payments to women

Now Playing: Federal agents on Monday raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to a porn actress who says she had sex with Trump more than a decade ago....

Chron, 00:44 in Politics

AP sources: US, France and UK discuss gas attack response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials have consulted with global allies on a possible joint military response to Syria's alleged poison gas attack, as President Donald Trump canceled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is...

Chron, 00:44 in Politics

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