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Suns’ Paul reaches 11,000 career assists vs Clippers
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Suns’ Paul reaches 11,000 career assists vs Clippers

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul, right, is caught with the ball by Denver Nuggets forward Bruce Brown in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Associated Press Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns has reached 11,000 career assists with a pair in the first quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers. Paul assisted on the Suns’ first basket of the game Sunday night, a 3-pointer by Devin Booker. Paul followed with an alley-oop pass to Deandre Ayton, who dunked. Paul joined John Stockton and Jason Kidd as the only players in NBA history with that many assists. Paul also became the first player in the league with 20,000 points and 11,000 assists. Stockton had 15,806 assists and Kidd, now coach of the Dallas Mavericks...
Cardinals use two pick-6s in first half to down Saints 42-34
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Cardinals use two pick-6s in first half to down Saints 42-34

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Marco Wilson (20) celebrates his pick six touchdown interception with cornerback Antonio Hamilton and injured running back James Conner, right, during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Arizona Cardinals cornerback Marco Wilson leaps into the end zone as he returns an inception for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) celebrates during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)New Or...
Loaded No. 8 UCLA tops Pac-12 in pre-season AP poll; Arizona starts the season at 17
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Loaded No. 8 UCLA tops Pac-12 in pre-season AP poll; Arizona starts the season at 17

FILE - UCLA's Jaime Jaquez Jr. (24) dribbles against Washington during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Feb. 19, 2022, in Los Angeles. UCLA returns forward Jaquez and point guard Tyger Campbell, two of the Pac-12's best players the past three seasons. The crafty Jaquez is healthy again after dealing with an ankle injury last season. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) By JOHN MARSHALLAP Basketball Writer UCLA's bid to reach consecutive Final Fours fell short last season in a rash of injuries and a tough Sweet 16 matchup. With two of the Pac-12's best players back and a sterling freshman class, the No. 8 Bruins have their sights set on a second Final Four in three years — maybe even the program's 12th national championship. Yes, they should be that good. “...
Aztecs Volleyball gets overpowered at No. 8 Chandler-Gilbert CC
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Aztecs Volleyball gets overpowered at No. 8 Chandler-Gilbert CC

Final123TPIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE1113140CHANDLER-GILBERT COMMUNITY COLLEGE2525253 Pima Sophomore Haley Duncan (Photo by Stephanie van Latum) Sophomore Haley Duncan (Walden Grove HS) finished with a team-high eight kills to go along with two blocks but the Aztecs volleyball team fell in straight sets at No. 8 Chandler-Gilbert Community College 25-11, 25-13, 25-14. The Aztecs are now 5-15 overall and 2-8 in ACCAC conference play. The Pima Community College volleyball team (5-15, 2-8 in ACCAC) played an ACCAC conference match at No. 8 ranked Chandler-Gilbert Community College (11-4, 9-2) on Wednesday. The Aztecs fell in straight sets to the Coyotes 25-11, 25-13, 25-14.The Aztecs struggled to gain momentum as they scored back-to-back on one occasion as the Coyotes gradually pulled a...
Meredith Scott and Angelina Amparano sweep ACCAC Player/Goalkeeper of the Week honors
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Meredith Scott and Angelina Amparano sweep ACCAC Player/Goalkeeper of the Week honors

Freshman midfielder/forward Meredith Scott (Walden Grove HS) and sophomore goalkeeper Angelina Amparano (Salpointe Catholic HS). (Photos by Stephanie van Latum) Freshman midfielder/forward Meredith Scott (Walden Grove HS) and sophomore goalkeeper Angelina Amparano (Salpointe Catholic HS) swept the ACCAC Player/Goalkeeper of the Week honors for the week of Oct. 3-9. Scott had a goal and two assists while Amparano had seven saves in 152 minutes logged at the net. The Aztecs play at Cochise College on Tuesday. Pima Community College women's soccer players Meredith Scott (Walden Grove HS) and Angelina Amparano (Salpointe Catholic HS) earned recognition for their efforts during the week of Oct. 3-9. Scott, a freshman midfielder/forward, was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Wee...
Seahawks, Cardinals looking to keep pace in NFC West
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Seahawks, Cardinals looking to keep pace in NFC West

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) runs for a first down against Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Darius Slay (2) during the second half an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury motions during the first half an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith points to the bench after throwing a touchdown pass to Tyler Lockett during an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll claps his hands as his team warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Sain...
Huskies host Arizona looking to snap 2-game losing streak
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Huskies host Arizona looking to snap 2-game losing streak

Arizona quarterback Jayden de Laura throws a pass against Oregon during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)Arizona State running back Daniyel Ngata (4) is tripped by Washington safety Alex Cook (5) and cornerback Jordan Perryman (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Washington (4-2, 1-2 Pac-12) vs. Arizona (3-3, 1-2 Pac-12), 5:30 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network) Line: Washington by 14 1/2 according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Washington leads 24-11-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Washington is facing its first significant adversity in the first season under coach Kalen DeBoer...
Junyoung Hwang nets golden goal in double overtime as Aztecs Men’s Soccer escapes Paradise Valley; Cosgrove gets career win No. 400
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Junyoung Hwang nets golden goal in double overtime as Aztecs Men’s Soccer escapes Paradise Valley; Cosgrove gets career win No. 400

The (5) Aztecs men's soccer team beat Paradise Valley Community College 1-0 in double overtime as Yunyoung Hwang scored the golden goal in the 107th minute. The win gave head coach David Cosgrove his 400th career win at Pima. 2022 Pima Aztecs Men's Soccer team (Photo by Raymond Suarez) The Pima Community College men's soccer team (9-1-2, 6-1-2 in ACCAC) gutted out a win in its final regular season home game on Tuesday at the West Campus Aztec Field part of the Chapman Automotive Sports Complex. The No. 5 ranked Aztecs defeated Paradise Valley Community College 1-0 in double overtime. Freshman Junyoung Hwang hit his shot inside the box after fellow freshman Aiden Oliver's (North HS) cross pass in the 107th minute (3:51 left).The Aztecs created chances during the game but couldn't sco...
Nayeli Vidal and Caitlyn Maher each score twice as Women’s Soccer beats Paradise Valley CC on Sophomore Day
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Nayeli Vidal and Caitlyn Maher each score twice as Women’s Soccer beats Paradise Valley CC on Sophomore Day

The No. 3 ranked Aztecs women's soccer team earned their sixth straight win after beating Paradise Valley Community College 4-1. Nayeli Vidal and Caitlyn Maher each scored two goals. The Aztecs are now 11-1 overall and 8-1 in ACCAC conference play. Sophomores Angelina Amparano, Mari Acosta, Nayeli Vidal, Sophia Duran, Savannah Gutierrez, Alexus Mendez, Caitlyn Maher, Riley Bonner, Bri Gerhart and Delaney Buntin. (Photo by Raymond Suarez) Final12TPARADISE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ()011PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ()224 The Pima Community College women's soccer team (11-1, 8-1 in ACCAC) celebrated Sophomore Day on Tuesday at the West Campus Aztec Field part of the Chapman Automotive Sports Complex. The No. 3 ranked Aztecs defeated Paradise Valley Community College 4-1 gaining t...
College football at 49? North Dakota lineman has right stuff
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College football at 49? North Dakota lineman has right stuff

Ray Ruschel, a 49-year-old freshman football player for the North Dakota State College of Science, takes his turn on the blocking sled on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, in Wahpeton, N.D. Ruschel had not played football since he was in high school in Pennsylvania. The Army veteran is a night-shift mechanic at a local sugar beet factory. He is seeking a degree in business management after his most recent deployment with the National Guard. He hopes to become a supervisor at work. For now, he is holding his own with 19- and 20-year-old football players on a team with national title hopes.. (AP photo/Dave Kolpack)Defensive lineman Ray Ruschel, gesturing at center, a 49-year-old college freshman at North Dakota State College of Science, works on rushing techniques during practice on Tuesday, Sept. 2...