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Mention college sports and people think of scholarships, intense recruiting, and professional opportunities. That’s certainly the norm for sports like football and basketball.

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Eduardo Escobar homered, tripled and drove in three runs, Christian Walker also went deep and Arizona cruised past Pittsburgh.

By Associated Press May 13, 2019
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Chino Valley’s Michael Paulus Jr. and Angelina Kirkpatrick singed their letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level.

By Aaron Valdez May 13, 2019
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Zion Williamson’s immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 pingpong balls.

By TIM REYNOLDS, Associated Press May 13, 2019
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Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose’s Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece.

By JOSH DUBOW, Associated Press May 13, 2019
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Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won’t necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers.

By JANIE McCAULEY, Associated Press May 13, 2019

Many people remember Arthur Ashe, the first African American to win a Grand Slam tournament; you might remember Jackie Robinson, the first black to play Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, but how many tennis players even know the name of Althea Gibson, a woman of color who had so many firsts that it’s tough to even keep track?

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After taking first place for the second year in a row at the National Archery in the Schools program State Championship tournament in March, the Heritage Middle School Archery team beat 16 other schools to take third in the organization’s Western National Tournament in Salt Lake City Friday and Saturday, April 26-27.

By Jason Wheeler May 12, 2019
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Max Fried pitched five effective innings after leaving his last start early, Johan Camargo hit an early two-run single and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday.

By JOHN MARSHALL, Associated Press May 12, 2019
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Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced off the rim four times before falling to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

By IAN HARRISON / ARNIE STAPLETON, Associated Press May 12, 2019
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With a five-goal, third-period lead and the Bruins still not done scoring, the crowd in the new Boston Garden began a throaty chant of “We want the Cup!” The next time they see their team, the NHL’s championship trophy might be on the line for real.

By JIMMY GOLEN, Associated Press May 12, 2019
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Sung Kang made a 23-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to finally take the lead for good at the Byron Nelson and held on for his first PGA Tour victory on a 27-hole Sunday at Trinity Forest.

By Associated Press May 12, 2019
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MADRID — Novak Djokovic celebrated a lot more than a record-tying 33rd Masters 1000 title at the Madrid Open. Djokovic left the Spanish capital feeling pretty good about his game, too, carrying a lot of confidence into the rest of the clay-court season.

By TALES AZZONI, Associated Press May 12, 2019
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Balls are flying out of Triple-A ballparks like never before, coinciding with a switch in baseballs to the major league model.

By ERIC OLSON, Associated Press May 12, 2019
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Over the past four years, Chino Valley senior Lauren Foster has been as driven in the classroom as she has on any soccer field or track surface.

By Doug Cook May 12, 2019
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For the second time in as many days on Saturday, May 11, Central Arizona College rallied late to beat the Yavapai College baseball team in the NJCAA Region 1, Division I championship series, costing the Roughriders a region title and advancement in the postseason.

By Doug Cook May 12, 2019
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The 2019 season may be over for 4A’s third-seeded Bradshaw Mountain softball team, but the Bears had nothing to hang their heads about on Saturday, May 11.

By Doug Cook May 11, 2019
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The annual Yavapai College Baseball Prospect Camp will take place at Roughrider Park on Sunday, May 12.

By Courier Sports May 11, 2019
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Brian McCann homered over the swimming pool behind the right-field wall, every regular had a hit, and the Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Saturday night to win their second straight after manager Brian Snitker reworked the order to put Ronald Acuña Jr. back on top and Dansby Swanson at No. 2.

By JACK MAGRUDER, Associated Press May 11, 2019
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Source: Lakers hire Frank Vogel as coach
Former Suns star Jason Kidd reportedly part of staff

A person familiar with the search says the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Frank Vogel as coach and Jason Kidd as an assistant.

May 11, 2019
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Brad Keselowski had planned to head to St. Louis after the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway to visit Mike Mittler, a longtime Truck Series owner who helped him early in his career and had been battling cancer the past couple years.

By Associated Press May 11, 2019
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Kyle Lowry was talking in Toronto on Saturday, discussing any number of topics, offering eloquent answers to every question that came his way.

May 11, 2019
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On a San Jose Sharks team filled with established stars, 22-year-old Timo Meier can get overlooked at times even though he scored 30 goals in the regular season.

By Associated Press May 11, 2019
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Dick Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, has died at 80.

By Associated Press May 11, 2019
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All seemed well for the Yavapai College baseball team late in Game 2 of the NJCAA Region 1, Division I championship series Friday, May 10, at Paradise Valley Community College.

By Doug Cook May 11, 2019