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Little League: True Value tops Prescott Ortho to win city title, 10-7

True Value won the Prescott Little League Majors City Championship for the second time in three years Wednesday night, besting Prescott Orthodontics, 10-7, to qualify for the Arizona District 10 Tournament of Champions next month.

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Arizona State wins 8th NCAA women’s golf title

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — One shot away from elimination in the morning, Arizona State capped off a dream day with a resilient performance to win the NCAA women’s golf title.

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Lamb homers, D-backs sweep White Sox 8-6

PHOENIX — First-year Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo oozes confidence in his team. So far, it’s been well-founded.

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Coyotes hire Craig Cunningham as pro scout

GLENDALE — The Arizona Coyotes have hired Craig Cunningham as a pro scout and say he will assist with player development.

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Indy 500 Preview: Karam vows to put past flops behind him

PHILADELPHIA — With the flick of a wrist, Sage Karam reveals an ink-stained reminder of Indy.

Column: Unique names run deep within mountain biking


Hang out with any group of enthusiasts long enough and you soon learn they each have a language all to their own.

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Local Sports in Brief: ERAU summer hoops camp June 5-8 in Prescott

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Men’s Summer Basketball Camp for boys and girls runs June 5-8 at the Activity Center on ERAU’s Prescott campus.

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Yavapai College soccer releases 2017 schedule

The 29th season of Yavapai College soccer will kick off with its conference and home opener on Tuesday, Aug. 22, against Chandler-Gilbert Community College at Mountain Valley Park Amphitheater in Prescott Valley.

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Lamb, Herrmann hit HRs, D-backs hold off White Sox 5-4

PHOENIX — Jake Lamb and Chris Herrmann homered and Arizona held off the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night for the Diamondbacks’ seventh win in eight games.

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NHL Playoffs: Hoffman’s goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

OTTAWA, Ontario — Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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NBA Playoffs: Irving’s 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet. The pain couldn’t stop him. The Celtics couldn’t either.

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WNBA: Prince hits game-winner over Mercury with 4.5 seconds left

PHOENIX — Epiphanny Prince hit a go-ahead jumper with 4.5 seconds left and the New York Liberty held off the Phoenix Mercury 69-67 on Tuesday night.

College Golf: Stanford takes step toward another NCAA finals

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — Swiss freshman Albane Valenzuela had Stanford on the cusp of a third straight NCAA Women’s Golf Championship title match.

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Local Sports in Brief: Mayflower Open results from May 20

On May 20, the Central Arizona Horseshoe Club played host to the Mayflower Open

Column: Baseball justice dumb and dumber

Pardon me if we’ve been here before, but baseball beanball wars are dumb and, for emphasis, dumber.

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NASCAR shakes up schedule for 2018 and adds road course

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR announced several changes to its 2018 schedule Tuesday, including new tracks for the final 11 races of the season.

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Greinke whiffs 12 in 8 2/3, Diamondbacks beat White Sox 5-1

PHOENIX — Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 12 and came within one out of a complete game as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Monday night.

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ASU’s Monica Vaughn rallies to win NCAA women’s golf title

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — Monica Vaughn didn’t know the score, and she might not have believed how the final hour unfolded Monday that enabled the Arizona State senior to capture the NCAA women’s golf title.

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College Hoops: Arizona’s Alkins withdraws from NBA draft

TUCSON — Arizona guard Rawle Alkins has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to the Wildcats for his sophomore season.

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College Hoops: NAU trying to fight past injury-plagued seasons

FLAGSTAFF — Northern Arizona coach Jack Murphy was excited to put the 2015-16 season behind him, ready to get the Lumberjacks back on an upward trajectory after a series of injuries stalled the program’s progress.

Column: Roger Federer skipping 2nd-straight French Open

'My Point'

Millions of Roger Federer fans are saddened to have learned that Roger will be skipping the French Open again this year, the second year in a row — the previous year due to knee surgery.

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NBA Playoffs: Curry’s 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115

SAN ANTONIO — Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0.

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NHL Playoffs: Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators’ magical postseason now includes the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 win in Game 6 on Monday night.

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3 teams claim titles on final day of Tobin-Glick softball tourney

Three age groups were in action on the final day of the Tobin-Glick Memorial Senior Softball Tournament on Sunday in Prescott.

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Richard’s 5-hitter carries Padres to 5-1 win over Diamondbacks

SAN DIEGO — Blown out in their previous two games and losers of five straight overall, the rebuilding San Diego Padres desperately needed a strong performance from Clayton Richard.