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Preview: Raiders face Cardinals in matchup of struggling teams

NFL

GLENDALE — It's not exactly a clash of titans at State Farm Stadium on Sunday. The Oakland Raiders, with the NFL's worst record at 1-8, drag a five-game losing streak into their game with the Arizona Cardinals, who at 2-7 are tied for the third-worst record in the league.

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Preview: No. 9 Washington State looking to keep CFP hopes alive against Arizona

College Football

Arizona (5-5, 4-3 Pac-12) at No. 9 Washington State (9-1, 6-1, No. 8 CFP), 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).

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Preview: Want drama? Then perhaps the game of the week is USC-UCLA

College Football

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference

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Kuemper, Coyotes hold on for 2-1 win over Predators

NHL

GLENDALE — Darcy Kuemper had a career high 44 saves and the Arizona Coyotes held off the Western Conference-leading Nashville Predators 2-1 on Thursday night.

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Preview: Embry-Riddle wrestling team looks to build off a disappointing 2017-2018

College Wrestling

PRESCOTT — The Embry-Riddle men’s wrestling team is coming into their 2018 season with a squad of four returning All-Americans and a crop of young talent looking to make an impact.

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Badger Jake Schulz officially signs to play at Dixie State

Prep Baseball

PRESCOTT — Jake Schulz of the Prescott Badgers has officially signed to play his college baseball at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah.

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Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards

MLB

NEW YORK — Boston's Mookie Betts and Milwaukee's Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting titles.

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Kyle Busch has 2nd NASCAR Cup championship in sight

NASCAR

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Kyle Busch has been showered in confetti and sprayed champagne in every victory lane in NASCAR. So when the traditional pit stop for race winners in Phoenix underwent a makeover this season, the 2015 series champion knew his way around the site enough to have some gripes about the reconfiguration.

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Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox

MLB

ATLANTA — Baseball owners have locked down their commissioner and their main broadcast partner, too.

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Preview: Packers face Seahawks with playoff positioning at stake

NFL

SEATTLE — Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson have faced off in a few memorable games in Seattle, from the "Fail Mary" to an unforgettable NFC championship game that sent the Seahawks to their second straight Super Bowl. For the fifth straight regular season — and the seventh time overall since 2012 — Green Bay and Seattle will meet again on Thursday night, but this time it's positioning in a jumbled NFC playoff picture at stake.

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Eagles eye success in return to national tournament

College volleyball

The Embry-Riddle women’s volleyball team is flying high off a strong regular and postseason and has its sights set on the 2018 NAIA national tournament.

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Suns slam Spurs as Warren scores 27

NBA

PHOENIX — Nights when star Devin Booker is off his game don't often spell victories for the struggling Phoenix Suns. But Booker was still a factor Wednesday night, and his teammates picked him up.

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Johnson: Quick trip up Guadalupe Peak in Texas offers fresh scenery

Hiking Arizona

Remember John Denver singing, “Leaving on a jet plane …?” I can count the number of times I’ve traveled to a hike via a jet plane on one hand. Perhaps you’ve done so more often. It comes down to what you have more of, time or money.

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Mets' deGrom gets NL Cy Young with record-low wins; Snell takes AL award

MLB

NEW YORK — After a season marred by narrow defeats, Jacob deGrom became a runaway winner.

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Arizona crushes UTEP behind Williams, Randolph

College basketball

TUCSON — The reconstructed, guard-oriented Arizona Wildcats cruised to another victory. Now the team heads for Maui where the competition gets a whole lot tougher.

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Northern Arizona gets first win on road, tops Omaha 76-66

College basketball

OMAHA, Neb. — Davon Bolton came off the bench to score 16 points to lead Northern Arizona to its first road victory of the season, beating Omaha 76-66 on Wednesday night.

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Michigan routs Villanova in championship rematch

College basketball

VILLANOVA, Pa. — Michigan's Charles Matthews set the tone with a slam and celebrated by flexing to the crowd. Quickly, the rematch turned into a rout.

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Many Pac-12 South scenarios as season winds down

College Football

Clay Helton is on the hot seat at USC and four teams in the Pac-12 South could wind up with identical records at the top of the standings at the end of the season. The conference’s southern side enters the final two weeks in a jumble.

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Embry-Riddle women’s soccer flying into national tourney at full speed

College Women's Soccer

PRESCOTT — After compiling a regular season record of 17-2 and successfully winning their second Cal-Pac Conference championship in a row, the Embry-Riddle women’s soccer team has set their sights on the 2018 NAIA national tournament.

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Warriors use big 2nd half to best NAZ Suns 115-112

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — In a tale of two halves on Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Northern Arizona Suns couldn’t solve the Santa Cruz Warriors for the second time in 10 days at Prescott Valley Event Center.

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Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers

MLB

NEW YORK — Bob Melvin’s job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012.

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Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

NFL

LOS ANGELES — The NFL moved the Rams’ Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium.

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Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in College Football Playoff ranking

College Football

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week.

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AP All-America Watch: WVU’s top tackler; UCLA’s talented TE

College Football

The Associated Press has been honoring college football’s best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December.

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Green leads Red Wings to 6-1 win over Coyotes

NHL

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are playing inspired hockey after a sluggish start to the season.

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