News archive from 22 April 2018

Intriguing Arizona high school spring football story lines

Even though last spring the Arizona Interscholastic Association passed legislation that allows teams to work out year-round, spring football is like a mini-season of its own. It is structured with college coaches having a chance to come through and...

AZCentral, 20:07 in Sport

Moore: What happens when Larry Fitzgerald takes on a bozo sports columnist? Find out here

CLOSE Arizona Republic's Greg Moore takes on Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald after the youth football clinic in Fitzgerald's name, held at the Salt River Fields on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Hundreds of people gathered to watch the showdown:...

AZCentral, 21:38 in Sport

'Family' and sense of 'brotherhood' has Diamondbacks picking up right where they left off

Torey Lovullo's Manager of the Year award is missing. Actually, it's been sent out for repairs and he doesn't know where it is, exactly. You see, when he was presented with the plaque during Opening Day ceremonies at Chase Field, it came with a giant...

AZCentral, 22:00 in Sport

Trash talk rules the day ahead of Larry Fitzgerald Celebrity Softball Game

On the football field, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald likes to let his play speak for itself. It's a different story when it comes to softball. "You smack talk for things you don't do well. Football, I don't talk at all because...

AZCentral, 00:08 in Sport

Birthday boy Zack Godley picks Diamondbacks up to lead win over Padres

According to the Diamondbacks' game notes distributed to members of the news media on Saturday, right-hander Zack Godley is an avid bass fisherman who, as luck would have it, has sunk two bass boats. One of the boats belonged to his father and Godley...

AZCentral, 00:22 in Sport

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion. But U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

Chron, 00:43 in Politics
Gov’s day at Fenway

Gov’s day at Fenway

Gov. Charlie Baker threw out the first pitch at the seventh annual ALS Awareness Game at Fenway Park yesterday. He spent time with Pete Frates who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge, and the BC baseball team.


Ex-Cardinals kicker Jay Feely's prom tweet with gun, daughter causes social-media stir

CLOSE Readers can send news tips to via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office. Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely ignited a Twitter firestorm Saturday with a tweet involving his daughter, her prom...

AZCentral, 11:19 in Sport

Trump wrongly claims NKorea has agreed to 'denuclearization'

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental...

Chron, 11:35 in Politics

Clinton stars as central villain in GOP's midterm strategy

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected to run for office again. Yet Clinton is starring in the Republican Party's 2018 midterm...

Chron, 11:57 in Politics

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. White House legislative director Marc Short said Sunday he has no reason to believe...

Chron, 13:58 in Politics

Detroit Tigers, Michael Fulmer give Make-A-Wish recipient day to remember

CLOSE Free Press sports writers Anthony Fenech and George Sipple give their thoughts on the first few games of the Detroti Tigers' 2018 season from Comerica Park. Buy Photo They meet outside the Detroit Tigers' dugout. “What are you going to throw?”...

Usa Today, 14:24 in Sport

Diamondbacks are planning for Jake Lamb to return on Tuesday

The Diamondbacks are planning on a Tuesday return for injured third baseman Jake Lamb, manager Torey Lovullo said on Sunday. Lamb, who injured his left shoulder on April 3, has been rehabbing in extended spring training and is penciled in for...

AZCentral, 15:27 in Sport

Arizona Coyotes rookie Clayton Keller named finalist for Calder trophy

CLOSE Coyotes forward Clayton Keller talks with Richard Morin of azcentral sports about the youth on the team and optimism for next year. Coyotes rookie Clayton Keller has been named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the...

AZCentral, 15:32 in Sport

Cardinals 7-round mock draft nets WR, CB and yes, a QB with 1st 3 picks

With only a few days before the NFL draft, plenty of writers have made their mock drafts known, including azcentral sports' Bob McManaman. Now here's McManaman's take on how the Cardinals may navigate with their full complement of draft picks....

AZCentral, 17:34 in Sport

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