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Lawyers for basketball star Brittney Griner have filed an appeal of her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported Monday, amid talks between the U.S. and Russia that could lead to a high-profile prisoner swap.

By By JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press August 15, 2022
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Christian Walker had four hits, including a 460-foot homer, and drove in four runs, leading rookie Tommy Henry and the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Sunday. Walker hit two doubles along with his 27th home run.

By By CRAIG MEYER, Associated Press August 14, 2022
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The most encouraging sight for the Cincinnati Bengals in their preseason opener might have been quarterback Joe Burrow running warmup sprints with his teammates before the game.

By By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer August 14, 2022
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Since Brittney Griner last appeared in her trial for cannabis possession, the question of her fate has expanded from a tiny, cramped courtroom on Moscow’s outskirts to the highest level of Russia-U.S. diplomacy.

By By JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press August 3, 2022
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Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died Tuesday night. He was 94.

By By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer August 2, 2022
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The Phoenix Suns have officially agreed to a multi-year contract extension for Monty Williams, the NBA's Coach of the Year last season after leading the franchise to a team-record 64 wins in the regular season.

July 28, 2022
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Kyler Murray is a short quarterback by football standards who now has stacks of cash about as tall as anyone’s in the NFL.

By By DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer July 24, 2022
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Former Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel has been designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbacks after four ineffective outings.

July 24, 2022
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Two weeks ago, the Arizona Coyotes had a busy night in the first round of the 2022 NHL Draft with three picks – tied for most in the league with the Chicago Blackhawks.

By By Marcos Granda Martínez, Cronkite News July 24, 2022
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The Yavapai College Athletics Department has announced the resignation of Ryan Cougill as the Head Coach of the Yavapai College baseball team.

July 19, 2022
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The Arizona Cardinals have shown improvement during quarterback Kyler Murray's first three seasons, progressing from one of the league's worst teams to a spot in the NFC wild-card game last season.

By By The Associated Press July 16, 2022
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Deandre Ayton finally has his new deal from the Phoenix Suns, who simply weren't willing to let him get away for nothing.

By By MICHAEL MAROT and DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer July 16, 2022
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Jim Thorpe has been reinstated as the sole winner of the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and decathlon in Stockholm -- nearly 110 years after being stripped of those gold medals for violations of strict amateurism rules of the time.

July 15, 2022
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Camp Verde Little League sent four teams to the District All-Stars tournament.

July 13, 2022
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The Greater Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce will host the 20th annual Cottonwood Cooler Golf Challenge Aug. 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Agave Highlands Golf Course.

July 10, 2022
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They shared laughs, smiles, memories. There also were tears, fears, unease.

By By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer July 6, 2022
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Northern Arizona Healthcare’s campus in Camp Verde is offering sports physicals for school-aged athletes

July 3, 2022
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The Colorado Rockies overcame a two-homer game by Arizona's Christian Walker and beat the Diamondbacks 11-7 on Saturday night.

By By DENNIS GEORGATOS Associated Press July 3, 2022
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Devin Booker helped Phoenix to the NBA Finals in 2021, then played a huge role in helping the Suns to the league's best record this past season.

By By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer July 1, 2022
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The Supreme Court sided Monday with a high school football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school settings.

By By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press June 27, 2022
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The Camp Verde Little League’s champion Minor A team the D-Backs defeated Prescott Valley in the District 10 Tournament of Champions.

June 12, 2022
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The Cottonwood Clippers C team practices at the Cottonwood outdoor pool on Wednesday

June 12, 2022
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Brody Townsend has had to face many tragedies in his life.

By By Mario Chagolla June 12, 2022
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a minor league contract with former Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

By By DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer June 12, 2022
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Arizonans boosted their sports betting by more than 40% in March from the prior month to $692 million, more than they have spent at any point since the the pastime became legal last year.

By By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 12, 2022

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