News archive from 31 January 2018

Lawsuit: Arizona officials showed 'deliberate indifference' as Orlando Bradford beat girlfriends

In May 2016, a concerned parent called the University of Arizona's Dean of Students Office to report that Wildcats running back Orlando Bradford was physically abusing her daughter. The mother said that she feared for her daughter's safety, but that...

AZCentral, 19:04 in Sport

MSU board picks former governors Engler, Blanchard to run embattled university

CLOSE Michigan State University Board of Trustees Chairman Brian Breslin speaks during a Trustees meeting following the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case. Buy Photo LANSING — In two separate meetings Monday night, several Michigan State University board...

Usa Today, 19:06 in Sport

Goodyear charter school abruptly closes, locking out hundreds of students

CLOSE Crystal Wilson, the mother of Jesse Wilson, and Daniel Hughes, the president of his school, spoke at a community event Sunday night to implore him to come home. Wilson, 10, went missing from his bedroom last Sunday night. Hundreds of students...


How Scottsdale-based Massage Envy is changing the PGA Tour

The days of trunk-to-tee are long gone. On the PGA Tour, which makes its stop at TPC Scottsdale this week for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, there is a new status quo in athletic fitness and injury prevention. Players no longer grab their clubs...

AZCentral, 19:31 in Sport

Diamondbacks close to signing catcher Alex Avila

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEWATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLB Shot Clock: Luis Gonzalez talks D-Backs, MLB | 5:44azcentral sports' Dan Bickley and former Diamondbacks outfielder Luis Gonzalez catch up in a special edition of...

AZCentral, 19:54 in Sport

Waste Management Phoenix Open attendance records

The Waste Management Phoenix Open posts the highest attendance marks of all the golf stops on the PGA Tour and worldwide. The 2017 event was another huge draw, setting a record for week-long attendance. The golf tournament surpassed 600,000 fans for...

AZCentral, 20:01 in Sport

Brophy Prep riding high with soccer, basketball teams on top

Phoenix Brophy Prep has one of the greatest student sections in high school sports every year. And this winter, that Red Army has multiplied with the soccer team ranked No. 1 in the country and the basketball team rising to No. 1 in 6A. This is one of...

AZCentral, 20:21 in Sport

Police: 5 students treated after eating edible marijuana at Goodyear school

CLOSE Goodyear official speaks about five children ingesting edible marijuana ''gummy candies,'' at Goodyear school. Five children reported feeling ill after ingesting what police believe was edible marijuana ''gummy candies,'' at a Goodyear...


Exclusive: John McCain's son Jack says every day, dad 'sounds better than the day before'

CLOSE Jack McCain, Sen. John Mcain's oldest biological son, discusses his dad's health and describes him as a cockroach, saying "he's hard to kill" with Arizona Republic reporter Kaila White. Despite fighting aggressive brain cancer for at...

Houston residents with Harvey-spiked water bills could win relief from council

Houston residents with Harvey-spiked water bills could win relief from council

Houston City Council on Wednesday will consider a plan to forgive abnormally high water bills left behind by Hurricane Harvey's flood waters. Houston Public Works identified more than 6,300 homeowners whose water bills doubled during or immediately...

Chron, 20:52 in Politics

Arizona high school football class of 2015: Where are they now?

One player could be taken in the first round of the NFL draft this spring. Another got derailed off the field. Another is determined not to let a career-threatening neck injury derail his plans. And another is looking to play his first four-year...

AZCentral, 21:39 in Sport

With new PGA Tour pro-am rule in place, most pros will only play nine holes

A new PGA Tour rule regarding player participation in pro-ams makes its debut at the Annexus Pro-Am on Wednesday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. It's called a "9&9" format, which means most tour pros will be playing just the front...

AZCentral, 21:39 in Sport

Waste Management Phoenix Open: Hideki Matsuyama takes aim at 3-peat

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPhotos: 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Jordan Spieth signs autographs after finishing his practice round on the 18th green for the 2018 Waste Management...

AZCentral, 21:45 in Sport

Man struck, dragged by golf cart at Waste Management Phoenix Open

A man was transported to a hospital in serious condition after being struck and dragged for more than 30 feet by a golf cart at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Tuesday, officials said. The Scottsdale Fire Department arrived at the driving range...

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo military prison open

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo military prison open

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order announcing his intent to keep the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay open, the White House announced Tuesday. Trump made it clear during his 2016 campaign for president that...

Chron, 22:08 in Politics

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