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Photo: NFL Week 10 Picks

NFL

The Associated Press' Week 10 picks for the NFL.

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Surging Newton, Panthers face red-hot Steelers

NFL

PITTSBURGH — Cam Newton spent a portion of the summer studying Ben Roethlisberger and working out alongside Antonio Brown, something the Carolina Panthers quarterback did out of a mix of curiosity and respect.

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Skyforce stays unbeaten with 109-99 win over Northern Arizona

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Suiting up for the second straight night on the road, the Northern Arizona Suns couldn’t make an early lead stick against the Sioux Falls Skyforce, falling 109-99 Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Sanford Pentagon.

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Randolph's 25 leads Arizona over Houston Baptist 90-60

College Basketball

TUCSON — Brandon Randolph scored 25 points, Brandon Williams added 13 and Arizona opened the season with a 90-60 win over Houston Baptist Wednesday night.

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Most Improved Players playing key roles at halfway point

NFL

NEW YORK — Established superstars such as Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers grab all the attention when their teams do well. But a team's success or failure can often be determined by which players make the biggest jump from year to year.

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Motivated by critics, WR Kirk off to good start in NFL

NFL

TEMPE — Too small, too slow. Christian Kirk is well aware of what critics said to him going into this year's NFL draft. They're right in front of him every day as he leaves home.

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Chiefs becoming must-watch show with Mahomes under center

NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are times that Dolphins coach Adam Gase hears about a cool play that happened somewhere else in the NFL, or something unique that a rival might be doing, and he makes a note to himself to check it out once his day-to-day work is complete.

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Harvick's championship berth spoiled by NASCAR inspectors

Nascar

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick's bid for a second NASCAR title suffered a massive setback Wednesday when he was stripped of his berth in the championship race because his winning car failed inspection after Texas Motor Speedway.

Gunby: Educating players on local golf rules

TEE IT UP

I am strongly suggesting that all golf clubs and courses get to work right now on marking their golf courses, having new Rule Books available, educating their players and developing their local rules to coincide with the new Rules of Golf that go in effect on January 1st.

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Melton records triple-double, NAZ Suns outrun Iowa 106-95 for 1st win

NBA G League

DES MOINES, Iowa — De’Anthony Melton recorded the first triple-double of his career, Peter Jok scored a career-high 25 points on five 3-pointers and the Northern Arizona Suns outscored Iowa 30-19 in the final period for a 106-95 win Tuesday night.

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Arizona State outlasts Cal State Fullerton 102-94 in 2OT

TEMPE — Luguentz Dort was nervous in his first collegiate game and it showed. Shots clanged off the rim, so did free throws, he got sped up.

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LeVert scores 26 to lift Nets past struggling Suns 104-82

PHOENIX — Phoenix was the perfect place for the improving Brooklyn Nets to start a four-game trip, with the two top teams in the West still to come in Denver and Golden State.

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Prescott’s mountain biking team state runner-up for 2nd straight year

Prep Mountain Biking

Prescott’s mountain biking team captured Division 1 state runner-up honors for the second consecutive fall on Nov. 4 in Waddell, finishing the Arizona Interscholastic Cycling League’s 2018 season little more than 100 points behind champion Cactus Shadows of Cave Creek.

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Prescott QB Clark, LB Amos nab all-region player of year honors

Prep Football

Within the past week, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) began announcing all-region honors for the 2018 football season. What follows is a breakdown for the region players of the year and other first-team selections from Prescott, Bradshaw Mountain and Chino Valley. The 1A West region, which includes Mayer and Bagdad, has yet to submit its picks.

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AP All-America Watch: Sun Devils star WR; Alabama DT

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. The eighth All-America watch of the season features Arizona State's top target; Alabama's dominant defensive tackle and Boise State's quarterback, all on the verge of breaking records.

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Pac-12 Freshman of the Year? Look to the Pacific Northwest

College Football

The Pacific Northwest appears to be leading the way in the Pac-12 for freshmen running backs who are having an impact.

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Rested Cardinals face daunting trip to Kansas City

NFL

TEMPE — When the season started for the Arizona Cardinals, Sam Bradford was the quarterback and Mike McCoy was offensive coordinator. Now both are gone.

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Saints on top of latest Pro32 poll; KC, Pats tied for 2nd

NFL

NEW YORK — Who Dat on top of the latest AP Pro32 rankings? Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. The Saints knocked off the Los Angeles Rams 45-35 on Sunday, handing them their first loss of the season.

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Battey returns to court for Colorado after suffering stroke

College Basketball

BOULDER, Colo. — Just the other day, the 6-foot-8 redshirt freshman quietly slipped on his Colorado basketball jersey for a photo shoot.

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Preview: A guide to the 2018-19 college basketball season

College Basketball

The 2017-18 college basketball season had everything a fan could want. Standout performances, a No. 1 seed finally falling in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and Villanova cutting down the nets for the second time in three seasons.

Kobritz: Maryland football, university redefining the word debacle

Beyond the Lines

Embarrassing. Disgraceful. Shameful. Dysfunctional. Pathetic. Those are the words that come to mind when describing the fiasco that unfolded at the University of Maryland last week.

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Preview: Arizona State’s added size ratchets expectations

College Basketball

TEMPE — Arizona State made its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in four years last season behind a trio of free-wheeling, free-shooting senior guards.

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Preview: Arizona facing questions on and off the court

College Basketball

Arizona has been connected to a pay-to-play investigation for the third time in 13 months, this time during a trial of three recruiting insiders found guilty of fraud charges.

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Preview: NAZ Suns trying to find their identity in 2018-19

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Forty five and zero. That first number? The Northern Arizona Suns’ win total from their first two seasons in Prescott Valley. And zero? That would be playoff appearances during the same time frame.

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Prescott mighty mites claim league title with 20-6 win over Flagstaff

Youth Football

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the NAU Walkup Sky Dome in Flagstaff played host to the Alliance Youth Sports Super Bowl Championship mighty mite game between the Flagstaff Jacks and Prescott Badgers football teams.

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