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Twins rout D-backs for the sweep

Eddie Rosario hit a grand slam in a nine-run first inning and the Minnesota Twins routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-5 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

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Brown’s issues at heart of Arizona’s receiving woes

Not long ago, John Brown was raving about how good he felt, how draining a cyst in his back had been the answer to health problems that dogged him throughout last season.

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Mathieu starting to regain ‘Honey Badger’ form

As the Arizona Cardinals training camp drags on, Tyrann Mathieu is looking more and more like his old “Honey Badger” self.

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Corbin goes 8 2/3 scoreless innings as D-backs beat Astros

Patrick Corbin was kicking himself for one small mistake that led to his exit.

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Jaron Brown’s play elevates him to Arizona’s No. 2 receiver

Jaron Brown made it to the NFL the hard way, impressing the coaches on special teams to earn a spot on the Arizona roster in 2013 as an undrafted free agent.

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Tribal council, McCain honor memory of the Navajo Code Talkers

The Navajo Nation Council has honored the Navajo Code Talkers, who used the tribe's language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II.

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Astros strike early, cruise past Diamondbacks

A trip that saw the Houston Astros drop six of the first seven games ended on a much-needed positive note for the AL West leaders

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After 30 years, museum gets stolen piece by modern master

More than three decades after thieves made off with a valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials say they have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico.

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World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor, dies at 113

Israel Kristal, the world's oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family said Saturday.

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Arrieta tops D-backs 7-2; Cubs reopen 1-game NL Central lead

The Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Sunday

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Cardinals’ new kicker Dawson is a seasoned old-timer

Young defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche walks through the Arizona locker room and sees Phil Dawson pass by.

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Kisner survives wild finish to take PGA lead

Kevin Kisner survived a calamitous finish at the PGA Championship thanks to a good bounce off a bridge that allowed him to escape with a bogey and take a one-shot lead into the final round at Quail Hollow.

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D-backs fall to Cubs, 8-3

John Lackey won his fifth straight start and the Chicago Cubs opened a weekend series in the desert with an 8-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.

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Arizona Cardinals rookie Baker impressive in camp

The Arizona Cardinals may have found themselves another Tyrann Mathieu in aggressive, versatile rookie Budda Baker.

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Kisner, Olesen open with 67s on fast greens at PGA

Jordan Spieth felt like he was "free rolling" coming into the PGA Championship, the only major keeping him from the career Grand Slam.

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Johnson out to prove his game is back at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson has one last chance at a major championship to prove he didn't leave his game at the bottom of that staircase.

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Glen Campbell, superstar entertainer of ‘60s and '70s, dies

Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman" whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family said.

2-time Tour winner Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta

MADRID (AP) – Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador will retire next month after riding in the Spanish Vuelta.

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Jon Jones stops Cormier in 3rd, regains UFC title belt

ANAHEIM, Califronia (AP) – Jon Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title Saturday night, stopping Daniel Cormier in the third round with a vicious head kick and a finish on the ground at UFC 214.

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Teen boy severely hurt in boat crash in Arizona lake

Authorities said they’re seeking information on the owners of the speedboat, which is gray with a black canopy top

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Goldschmidt lifts D-backs over Cubs

Paul Goldschmidt snapped a tie in the ninth inning with his third long homer of the game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled out a rain-delayed 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

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Hernandez rejoins Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks said hello to an old friend this week.

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Oddities | Jailbreak: Alabama inmates used peanut butter to fool guard

A dozen inmates escaped from an Alabama jail by using peanut butter to change the numbers above a door and trick a new employee into opening another door that led outside, a sheriff said Monday.

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Johnson sets sights on 1,000 yards receiving, 1,000 rushing

Entering his third NFL season, David Johnson believes he can accomplish something only two players have done in the game’s history.

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Martinez's grand slam lifts D-backs past Cardinals 4-0

J.D. Martinez hit a grand slam and Zack Godley pitched seven innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Thursday night.

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Morris’s 88th-minute goal gives U.S. Gold Cup title

As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.

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Report: Brain disease seen in most football players

Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.

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Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in D-backs' 10-3 rout

J.D. Martinez homered twice and Ketel Marte hit an inside-the-park two-run homer in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

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***UPDATE*** Police: infant sought in Amber Alert found safe

Authorities in Yuma say a 1-month-old baby boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe and that his noncustodial father has been arrested.

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Amber Alert issued for 1-month-old boy abducted in Yuma

Authorities say a 1-month-old baby boy has been abducted in Arizona by his noncustodial father.

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Mathieu working to get confidence back

Entering his fifth NFL season, Tyrann Mathieu is trying to get his confidence back.

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Video shows man using babies to help steal $1,000 in sunglasses

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Police in suburban Philadelphia are looking for a man who they say used two babies to help him steal about $1,000 worth of sunglasses.

Lawsuit seeks details on suppliers of death penalty drugs

News organizations will clash with Arizona prison officials over the First Amendment at a trial to determine whether the public has a right to know who supplies execution drugs and the qualifications of people who carry out the death penalty.

No-wake zones proposed for Havasu refuge

A new proposal being floated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service establishes a series of no-wake and restricted zones throughout the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge's backwaters.

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Lamb homers twice, D-backs beat Reds 12-2

Jake Lamb hit a pair of three-run homers and Patrick Corbin pitched into the eighth inning during an emergency start on Thursday, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 12-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

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Search intensifies for man swept away in violent flash flood

The search for a man who was swept away in a flash flood that killed nine others at a swimming hole in central Arizona intensified Tuesday as crews with dogs and a drone combed through huge clumps of muddy tree branches and other debris along a 2-mile stream bed.

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Querrey upsets No. 1 Murray to reach Wimbledon semis

The first portentous sign of trouble for Andy Murray, surprisingly enough, came right as the two-time Wimbledon champion constructed an ample lead over Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

Alarm clock removed after being stuck in wall for 14 years

A heating contractor has removed a beeping alarm clock that’s been inside a Pennsylvania family’s wall vent for nearly 14 years.

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D-backs lose another, fall 2-1 to Reds

Homer Bailey went 6 2/3 strong innings, Scott Schebler doubled in the go-ahead run and the Cincinnati Reds beat Arizona 2-1 on Sunday.

Truex makes it look easy in dominant Kentucky Speedway win

Martin Truex Jr. boldly declared his Toyota the best car he had ever raced, and several statistics make it hard to dispute him.

Alligators, snakes found at LA-area home where cobra escaped

Authorities found alligators and venomous snakes at a Southern California home where animal control officers say a cobra had gotten loose and terrified neighbors.

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A lot going on for Murray during defense of Wimbledon title

Based on Andy Murray's body language alone, reporters' questions can produce an inordinate amount of consternation.

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Ex-sheriff asks US Supreme Court to put his trial on hold

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio has made a long-shot request with the U.S. Supreme Court to put on hold his criminal trial that began a week ago and is scheduled for closing arguments on Thursday.

US, Arizona see historic lows in birth rates

A new report shows that birth rates in Arizona and across the U.S. are at historic lows.

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Escaped elephant strolls through Wisconsin neighborhood

The pachyderm was a startling sight for residents of one small Wisconsin neighborhood.

E.coli outbreak in polygamist Utah city

Utah health authorities said they are investigating an outbreak of E.coli after two children died in a city on the Arizona border that's home to a polygamist Mormon sect.

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Independence Day, Lou Gehrig’s speech and the Freedom of Information Act

Today is Tuesday, July 4, the 185th day of 2017. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day.

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NBA’s summer season underway

It’s impossible to know what to expect from Markelle Fultz’s first taste of NBA games.

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Stenhouse Jr. wins crash-filled race at Daytona

Junior went to victory lane at a restrictor-plate race again.

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Truck driver accused of dumping sewage at Phoenix school

A truck driver for a Phoenix company has been indicted for allegedly dumping thousands of gallons of sewage into a school's storm drainage system.