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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.

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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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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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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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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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Giroux scores twice, Flyers beat Coyotes 5-2

NHL

GLENDALE — Claude Giroux had two goals and an assist, Calvin Pickard stopped 35 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers ended the Arizona Coyotes' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory Monday night.

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Mariota recovers, Titans top Cowboys 28-14 in Cooper's debut

NFL

ARLINGTON, Texas — Kevin Byard secured the interception that sparked the sluggish Tennessee Titans and turned toward midfield.

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Booker beats buzzer, Suns rally past Grizzlies

NBA

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns were locked in their tightest game of the season, and Devin Booker made good on his chance to get his struggling team a much-needed win.

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Harvick earns his shot at NASCAR Cup title with win at Texas

NASCAR

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Harvick gave the checkered flag to a young fan he brought onto the track to take a selfie — one with the winning driver and car that will have a shot at another NASCAR Cup championship.

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Week 9 Roundup: Brees, Saints hand Rams their first loss of the season

NFL

Michael Thomas caught a late 72-yard touchdown reception and then celebrated with a cellphone in a throwback to another famous New Orleans play, and the streaking Saints handed the Los Angeles Rams their first loss of the season with a 45-35 win on Sunday.

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Brady leads Patriots over Packers

NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw for 294 yards and a touchdown, and James White ran for two scores to lead the New England Patriots to a 31-17 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

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Developing QB Rosen tops agenda for Cardinals

NFL

TEMPE — Halfway through Steve Wilks' initial season as head coach, the Arizona Cardinals have two victories.

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Preview: Rodgers-Brady a spicy prime-time matchup in NFL’s Week 9

NFL

NEW YORK — Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady. Green Bay vs. New England. Talk about one spicy prime-time matchup.

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Shorthanded NAZ Suns no match for Santa Cruz in 2nd half

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Playing shorthanded in their 2018-19 NBA G League season opener Saturday, Nov. 3, the Northern Arizona Suns ran out of steam in the second half en route to a 118-108 loss to the Santa Cruz Warriors at Prescott Valley Event Center.

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AP Source: Phoenix Suns buying out Tyson Chandler

NBA

Tyson Chandler is going home. The Phoenix Suns are buying out Chandler’s contract, a move that will allow the 18-year veteran — once he clears waivers — to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Cardinals release QB Sam Bradford

NFL

TEMPE — The Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback Sam Bradford.

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Preview: No. 16 Utes look to solidify hold on Pac-12 South at Arizona State

College Football

TEMPE — That 0-2 start to the Pac-12 season seems like ancient history to Utah now.

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Raptors finally pull away from Suns 107-98, improve to 8-1

NBA

PHOENIX — The Toronto Raptors weren't at their best, but good enough to pull away from the Phoenix Suns for another victory in the best start to a season in the Canadian franchise's history.

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Kershaw gets $93M deal, leaving Harper, Machado atop market

MLB

NEW YORK — Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs Friday, when Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed to a $93 million, three-year contract rather than test the market.

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Blaney 200-mph Texas pole; all 4 Stewart Haas cars in top 7

NASCAR

FORT WORTH, Texas — Clint Bowyer went more than 200 mph like polesitter Ryan Blaney during NASCAR Cup qualifying at Texas.

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NAZ Suns announce 2018-19 roster ahead of Saturday’s opening night

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — With training camp wrapping up earlier in the day, the Northern Arizona Suns released their 2018-19 roster Thursday night.

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Rivalry reborn: Mahomes, Mayfield meet for first time in NFL

NFL

BEREA, Ohio — Back when their chances of playing quarterback in the NFL were still in the dream stages, Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield sat in an apartment near Texas Tech's campus and played video games.

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Vintage Derrick Rose savors career-high 50 points in win

NBA

During the 2017-18 regular season, Derrick Rose didn't score 50 points in all of January. Or February. Or March. Or April.

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Mullens has sterling debut in 49ers 34-3 win over Raiders

NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nick Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns for the most productive NFL debut since the merger, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 34-3 victory over the Oakland Raiders in a lopsided Battle of the Bay on Thursday night.