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Clarkson scores 25, Lakers beat Suns 100-93

PHOENIX — Jordan Clarkson scored a season-high 25 points and the Los Angeles Lakers pulled away late to beat the Phoenix Suns 100-93 on Monday night.

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Judge, Bellinger unanimous picks as Rookies of the Year

The only major question was whether it would be unanimous — and it was.

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Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings start

ORLANDO, Fla. — For sale: 28-year-old chiseled slugger who led the major leagues with 59 home runs, the most in 16 years.

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NFL: Jackson takes burden for winless 0-9 Browns

BEREA, Ohio — Hue Jackson might want to borrow DeShone Kizer’s flak jacket.

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NFL Roundup, Week 10: Falcons make a statement, blast Cowboys

ATLANTA — Adrian Clayborn set an Atlanta record with six sacks, Matt Ryan threw a pair of short touchdown passes and the Atlanta Falcons romped to a 27-7 victory over Dallas.

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NASCAR: Kenseth wins, Keselowski earns berth

AVONDALE — Matt Kenseth doesn’t get to end his career the way he hoped. He thinks he’s got a handful of good years left in him, and can win races and compete for championships.

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NAZ Suns edge Wolves in OT for sweep

5 Suns score in double figures

In a back-and-forth affair against the Iowa Wolves Saturday night in NBA Gatorade League play, the Northern Arizona Suns needed overtime to settle their two-game series at Prescott Valley Event Center.

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Booker, Warren score 35 to lead Suns

Phoenix ends a five-game losing skid

PHOENIX — The two players counted on most by the young Phoenix Suns both had their game in high gear on Saturday night. The result was an end to the Suns' five-game losing streak.

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Scheifele scores 100th career goal, Jets beat Coyotes 4-1

GLENDALE — Steve Mason worked hard in practice, stayed ready whenever he was called to make a spot start or come in for mop-up duty.

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NASCAR: Blaney wins pole in critical playoff race at Phoenix

AVONDALE — Ryan Blaney probably needs to win at Phoenix Raceway to earn a shot at NASCAR’s championship.

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Jackson scores career-high 18, but Suns fall to Magic

PHOENIX — Aaron Gordon scored 22 points and Nikola Vucevic added 19 to help the balanced Orlando Magic beat the Phoenix Suns 128-112 on Friday night.

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Cardinals’ Arians: Humphries, Branch out for season

TEMPE — The Seattle game was more costly than just a loss. The Arizona Cardinals lost their best offensive lineman, left tackle D.J. Humphries, and their leading tackler, safety Tyvon Branch, to season-ending injuries.

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Jerry Jones: Objection to Goodell deal not about Elliott ban

Cowboys owner wants all 32 owners to have chance to approve deal, threatens lawsuit

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his objection to a contract extension for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not because of star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

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NAZ Suns light up the scoreboard in 141-140 win over Wolves

Booker scores 36 points on six 3-pointers, five others in double figures

Askia Booker scored 36 points on 11 of 17 shooting from the field, including six 3-pointers, Xavier Silas added 33 points and the Northern Arizona Suns survived a pesky Iowa Wolves squad in a 141-140 victory Thursday night.

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Cardinals stumble in 22-16 loss to Seahawks

GLENDALE — The Arizona Cardinals beat NFC West rival San Francisco last week with a heavy dose of Adrian Peterson.

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Blues beat struggling Coyotes 3-2 in shootout

ST. LOUIS — Under pressure in a shootout, Carter Hutton looked like a poised veteran.

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NFL: Most reported concussions occur on pass plays

Quarterbacks ranked at bottom of the concussion list

NEW YORK — A video review of 459 reported concussions sustained during the past two NFL seasons has found far more occurred on passing plays than any other plays.

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Doctor: Aaron Hernandez’s brain was severely damaged by disease

BOSTON — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez suffered substantial damage to parts of the brain that affect memory, judgment and behavior from the most severe case of a degenerative disease linked to head blows ever found in someone so young, a researcher said Thursday.

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Movin’ on up: Toppert taking it day-by-day in new role with NAZ Suns

Cornell graduate has Arizona ties, pledges fast-paced offense

A week ago, Cody Toppert was reviewing practice plans and playbooks as an assistant coach under Matt Brase for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, last season’s runner up to Raptors 905 for the NBA Gatorade League championship.

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Goran Dragic scores season-high 29, Heat beat Suns 126-115

PHOENIX — Former Phoenix guard Goran Dragic scored a season-high 29 points in the Miami Heat's 126-115 victory over the Suns on Wednesday night.

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Preview: Seahawks love the desert, looking for win over Cardinals

GLENDALE — The Seattle Seahawks must love the desert.

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Goldschmidt, Greinke take home Gold Glove awards for D-backs

NEW YORK — Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado won his fifth consecutive Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night, while Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton headlined a group of six first-time winners.

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G League: Derrick Jones Jr. returns to Prescott Valley

‘Airplane Mode’ appeared in only 4 games this season with Phoenix

“Airplane Mode” is back in a Northern Arizona Suns uniform, at least for now.

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Former star pitcher Halladay killed in Florida plane crash

Two-time Cy Young Award winner’s plane went down around noon off coast of Florida

HOLIDAY, Fla. — Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40.

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Bucks get Bledsoe from Suns for Monroe, 2 draft picks

MILWAUKEE — Eric Bledsoe’s disgruntled days are over.