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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.

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Red Sox look to offseason with goal of repeat championship

MLB

BOSTON — The last time Dave Dombrowski built a World Series champion, he had to start dismantling it before the celebratory champagne had a chance to dry.

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Deadline nears for Kershaw to choose Dodgers or free agency

MLB

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers are in ongoing negotiations with ace Clayton Kershaw, and they still need to resolve the future of manager Dave Roberts, too.

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Diamondbacks’ Yasmany Tomas among players keeping contracts

MLB

Tomas, who turns 28 this month, was sent outright to the minors April 2 and hit .262 with 14 homers and 65 RBIs for Triple-A Reno.

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Suns blown out by Spurs at home

NBA

PHOENIX — DeMar DeRozan scored 20 of his 25 points in the first half, LaMarcus Aldridge added 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Phoenix Suns 120-90 Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

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Coyotes surging behind massive scoring flurry

NHL

GLENDALE — The Arizona Coyotes lost four of their first five games, three by shutout. The thing about those early games, though, is they were close, unlike the start of last season.

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Boston throws a party for World Series-winning Red Sox

MLB

Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans accustomed to the success of their beloved sports franchises cheered wildly as duck boats ferried the Boston Red Sox on a parade through the city marking the team's fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years.

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Rodgers-Cromartie retires from Raiders, NFL

NFL

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders cornerback Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie abruptly retired Tuesday, two days after not playing a single snap on defense for the second time this season.

Rockies decline $12.5M option on outfielder Gerardo Parra

MLB

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies have declined their $12.5 million option on outfielder Gerardo Parra and will pay a $1.5 million buyout.

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Training Camp Report: NAZ Suns addressing weaknesses in second week

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — With five days left until the 2018-19 season tips off for the Northern Arizona Suns, the club was putting in their work at practice Monday afternoon, making adjustments and addressing some of the weaknesses they saw during the scrimmage this past weekend.

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D-backs pick up 1B Paul Goldschmidt’s 1-year, $14.5 million option for 2019

MLB

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks have picked up the $14.5 million option on Paul Goldschmidt’s contract for the 2019 season.

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Wilks, Cardinals head into bye week relieved with 2nd victory

NFL

TEMPE — After a tumultuous week, the Arizona Cardinals got a dramatic victory that greatly improves the team’s mood heading into this coming week off.

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McCourty’s pick-6 seals Patriots’ 25-6 win over Bills

NFL

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Devin McCourty returned an interception 84 yards for a touchdown, and the New England Patriots’ defense smothered the Buffalo Bills’ anemic offense in a 25-6 win on Monday night.

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Thompson hits NBA record 14 3s as Warriors top Bulls 149-124

NBA

CHICAGO — Klay Thompson broke teammate Stephen Curry’s NBA record with 14 3-pointers and finished with 52 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 149-124 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.

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Browns fire coach Jackson, owner cites ‘internal discord’

NFL

BEREA, Ohio — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam finally tried the patient approach with his head coach. That didn’t work either.