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Rams buzzing from epic win

NFL

LOS ANGELES — Just like everybody fortunate enough to be at the Coliseum on Monday night, Sean McVay was still buzzing when he left the building after the Los Angeles Rams' epic victory over Kansas City.

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Ferguson: The real measure of Tiger vs. Phil is how many watch

The winner between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson might be the least relevant aspect of their Friday night match in Las Vegas.

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NAZ Suns can’t sustain hot start, fall to Salt Lake City 100-89

NBA G-League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — On Tuesday night at the Prescott Valley Event Center, the Northern Suns came in looking to get back on track as the Salt Lake City Stars came into town. However, in what was a tale of two halves, the Suns couldn’t get defensive stops when they needed them most and fell by a final score of 100-89.

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Chino Valley boys basketball operating on clean slate. Team meshing well together, says co-captain

Prep Boys Basketball

Looking back at the 2017-18 season, in which the Chino Valley boys basketball team went 6-12, it was OK, but it was his first year as head coach, Ravi Shetty said.

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Cougar girls’ basketball working on team chemistry

Prep Girls Basketball

Last year season was pretty rough, but work is ongoing to fix the problems for the upcoming 2018-19 season, said Chino Valley girls basketball head coach Catherine Metz.

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Quad City Storm win big in Goodyear

Cheer leading

PRESCOTT — The Quad-City Storm is the only competitive cheer leading team in the Prescott area and has found quite a bit of success.

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Saints still on top of Pro32 poll; Rams 2nd, Chiefs 3rd

NFL

NEW YORK — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints just keep on rolling.

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Rangers' Adrian Beltre retires after 21 seasons, 3,166 hits

MLB

ARLINGTON, Texas — Adrian Beltre had a sometimes-imposing stare and plenty of quirky habits. He also had a genuine love for the game, and a lot of fun in a Hall of Fame-caliber career.

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Chiefs take confidence from shootout loss to Rams

NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs walked out of Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles late Monday night confident that they could beat the Rams if they should get a rematch in the Super Bowl.

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For 3rd week, 'Bama, Clemson, ND, Mich top CFP; UCF's path

College Football

Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan were at the top of the College Football Playoff rankings Tuesday night, marking the first time in the five-year history of the postseason system that the same teams held the first four spots for three straight weeks.

Kobritz: Are MLB players replaceable?

Beyond the Lines

Bill James, often referred to as the father of analytics, has made significant contributions to baseball over a period of four decades. Now a senior advisor to the Boston Red Sox, James recently created a Twitter firestorm by saying, “If the players all retired tomorrow, we would replace them, the game would go on; in three years it would make no difference whatsoever. The players are NOT the game, any more than the beer vendors are.”

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Preview: Young Badger girls’ basketball team looks to compete in tough 4A conference

Prep Girls Basketball

PRESCOTT — The Badgers girls basketball team is coming into 2018-2019 looking to build off a disappointing previous season.

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Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in high-octane offensive showcase

NFL

LOS ANGELES — Jared Goff threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett for the go-ahead score with 1:49 to play, and the Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs for a 54-51 victory on Monday night in a high-octane NFL offensive showdown that somehow surpassed the hype.

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Embiid has 33 points, 17 rebounds as 76ers beat Suns 119-114

NBA

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid scored 19 of his 33 points after halftime and added 17 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Phoenix Suns 119-114 on Monday night.

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Wilks mulls unspecified changes after Cardinals' ugly loss

NFL

TEMPE — A bad season got much worse for the Arizona Cardinals with a home loss to Oakland.

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ICYMI in NFL Week 11: Alex Smith leg break like Theismann's

NFL

LANDOVER, Md. — As much as the NFL would rather if everyone discussed all of the yards and TDs produced in game after game, and for whatever advancements have been made in player safety over time, pro football is, at its core, a brutal sport — and what happened to Alex Smith's right leg is not very different from what happened to Joe Theismann's right leg, exactly 33 years apart.

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Drama, the long ball center of early season NBA intrigue

NBA

There has been some early tinkering to lineups, a few hiccups and lots of drama to start the NBA season. None of the league's final four teams from last season — Boston, Cleveland, Houston, Golden State — look like locks to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy this time.

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NFL will play game in Mexico City in 2019

NFL

NEW YORK — The NFL will return to Mexico City with a regular-season game next year.

Howard: What’s the best method of finding or changing a doubles partner?

My Point

Ever had to find a doubles partner to play in an event or league match? It’s like asking someone out on a date, a bit scary and uncomfortable.

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Why not Missouri and Oklahoma State?

College Football

There are four teams that have already lost four games in the latest AP Top 25, about the number that would usually be found in the final poll of the season.

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Preview: Postseason run again the goal for Bears

Prep Girls Basketball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bowing out of the 4A state tournament’s opening round and play-in round in each of the past two seasons, respectively, Bradshaw Mountain’s girls’ basketball team continues to seek the next step in the program’s progression.

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Preview: Bradshaw Mountain boys hope to turn page on rough 2017-18

Prep Boys Basketball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Turn the page. That may as well be the Bradshaw Mountain boys’ basketball team’s mantra for the 2018-19 season.

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Cardinals let late lead slip away as Raiders snap skid

NFL

GLENDALE — The Arizona Cardinals had scored a go-ahead touchdown. They had the Oakland Raiders right where they wanted them after three straight incompletions forced the Raiders to punt the ball with 2:50 remaining in Sunday’s game.

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Logano outduels ‘Big 3’ to win NASCAR title

NASCAR

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano raced into NASCAR anointed as its next star. He was 18, dubbed “Sliced Bread” because of all the hype, and in way over his head.

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Week 11 Roundup: Steelers rally, stun Jaguars in final seconds

NFL

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Ben Roethlisberger was far from perfect until the fourth quarter, and that was all that mattered for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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