Arizona Diamondbacks (73-86, fourth in the NL West) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (84-75, second in the NL Central)
Milwaukee; Monday, 7:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Tommy Henry (3-4, 5.98 ERA, 1.55 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (13-4, 3.05 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 183 strikeouts)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyler Murray can’t explain why the Arizona Cardinals continue to start games slowly.
He’s just glad they managed a strong finish on Sunday.
Murray threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and added another score on the ground as the Cardinals overcame another lackluster first half, rallying with 16 fourth-quarter points to beat the Carolina Panthers 26-16.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie David Villar hit a two-run, bases-loaded single with nobody out in the 10th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 4-3 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, a dramatic finish to the final game of the season at Oracle Park.
PHOENIX (AP) — A bench trial is scheduled to begin Monday for a man accused of sexually attacking and fatally stabbing two young women in separate killings nearly 30 years ago near a metro Phoenix canal system.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Caleb Williams and No. 6 Southern California never trailed against Arizona State, the Trojans also couldn't pull away during a fairly average first half by their newly ambitious standards under coach Lincoln Riley.
Arizona Diamondbacks (73-85, fourth in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (79-79, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-5, 4.18 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 99 strikeouts); Giants: Scott Alexander (0-0, 1.10 ERA, .67 WHIP, 10 strikeouts)
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jayden de Laura tied a school record for touchdown passes in a game, Dorian Singer and Jacob Cowing were the receiving beneficiaries of that huge passing performance and Arizona enjoyed an easy victory on Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dante Chachere had 402 yards from scrimmage and accounted for all five Portland State touchdowns in the Vikings' 35-28 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.
Chachere was 22-of-28 passing for 274 yards and he had 128 rushing yards on 12 carries.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Alcántara had a pair of two-run doubles for Arizona in the Diamondbacks' 8-4 win over San Francisco which eliminated the Giants from postseason contention on Saturday.
Christian Walker went 3 for 5 with an RBI double, finishing a homer shy of hitting for the cycle, for Arizona.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man who convinced recent immigrants from mainly Asian countries to pay him thousands of dollars each to help them gain U.S. citizenship has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison by a federal judge in Las Vegas, authorities announced.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge on Friday declined to put her order that allowed enforcement of a pre-statehood law making it a crime to provide an abortion on hold, saying abortion rights groups that asked her to block the order are not likely to prevail on appeal.
Arizona Diamondbacks (72-85, fourth in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (79-78, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Saturday, 4:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Drey Jameson (2-0, .98 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); Giants: Jakob Junis (5-6, 4.28 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 94 strikeouts)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria homered twice and drove in five runs as the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Friday night for their 10th win in 11 games.
Mike Yastrzemski and Austin Wynns also went deep as San Francisco (79-78) moved above .500 for the first time since Aug.
PHOENIX (AP) — All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block it.
Arizona Diamondbacks (72-84, fourth in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (78-78, third in the NL West)
San Francisco; Friday, 10:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (13-7, 3.13 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 168 strikeouts); Giants: Alex Cobb (6-7, 3.67 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 139 strikeouts)
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A former Seattle resident accused of dumping body parts around central Arizona has been been convicted of more than two dozen felonies.
A Yavapai County jury on Thursday found Walter Harold Mitchell III guilty of 29 felony counts of concealing or abandoning a dead body, according to a statement from the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office.
PHOENIX (AP) — A massive Arizona income tax cut that mainly benefits the wealthy championed by GOP Gov. Doug Ducey and enacted by Republicans who control the state Legislature in 2021 will go into full effect ahead of schedule next year, Ducey's office announced Thursday.
ARIZONA (1-2) at CAROLINA (1-2)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Panthers by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyler Murray has never beaten the Carolina Panthers.
Then again, not many Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks have.
The Panthers have owned the series matchup against the Cardinals, winning 14 of 19 games, including six straight victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No. 6 Southern California's first real experience with adversity under coach Lincoln Riley was a good reminder that not every game will be as smooth as the start of their season.
Colorado (0-4, 0-1 Pac-12) at Arizona (2-2, 0-1), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (FS1)
Line: Arizona by 16 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
Arizona State (1-3, 0-1 Pac-12) at No. 6 Southern California (4-0, 2-0), Saturday, 10:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)
LINE: USC by 26 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 15 Washington at UCLA, Friday. The Huskies have turned things around quickly in their first season under coach Kalen DeBoer.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros lost out on an opportunity to clinch the top seed in the AL when Christian Walker capped Arizona’s three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, sending the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory Wednesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — After a Willem de Kooning painting worth millions was brazenly stolen in 1985 from an Arizona museum, the staff clung to the hope that it would turn up one day. But nobody could have predicted “Woman-Ochre” would find its way back through the kindness of strangers in a neighboring state.
CAVE CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — A woman reported missing last weekend while hiking in Cave Creek has been found dead, authorities said Wednesday.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials said the body of 60-year-old Kathleen Patterson was located around 8 a.m.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes predictably labored during the first season of their rebuilding project, finishing near the bottom of the NHL standings.
The focus of the second year will be about making progress, no matter how incremental.
Arizona Diamondbacks (71-84, fourth in the NL West) vs. Houston Astros (102-53, first in the AL West)
Houston; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (12-3, 2.46 ERA, .89 WHIP, 180 strikeouts); Astros: Justin Verlander (17-4, 1.82 ERA, .84 WHIP, 167 strikeouts)
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit two of Houston's five home runs to lead the Astros to a 10-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in a game where Yordan Alvarez left with an ankle injury.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona commission that regulates utilities cannot prevent a single member from issuing subpoenas to investigate companies that the panel oversees, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
PARKER, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a California man in an apparent boating accident on the Colorado River in northwestern Arizona.
Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement officials said deputies were called to investigate a boating collision around 7 a.m.
Arizona Diamondbacks (71-83, fourth in the NL West) vs. Houston Astros (101-53, first in the AL West)
Houston; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (2-4, 4.03 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 96 strikeouts); Astros: Lance McCullers Jr.
PHOENIX (AP) — A massive expansion of Arizona’s private school voucher system will likely go into effect after public school advocates failed to gather enough signatures to block the law, a conservative think tank that supports the expansion said Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S.
PHOENIX (AP) — When an Arizona judge ruled last week that prosecutors can resume enforcing a near-total ban on abortion that dates to the Civil War, it fell to the staff at Camelback Family Planning to break the news to the women scheduled for appointments in the coming weeks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams almost certainly wouldn't be such consistent winners if this team hadn't stayed relatively healthy over the past half-decade.
The Rams' overall health is much worse than normal this September after a spate of early season injuries, yet it hasn't stopped Sean McVay's team from recording back-to-back victories.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals are playing the first half of football games as if they just rolled out of bed.
The good news is they do eventually wake up. The problem is it's usually too late.
PHOENIX (AP) — Most Americans prefer politicians who work across the aisle, Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said Monday in a forceful defense of her brand of bipartisanship, which has infuriated the left and is likely to draw her a primary challenge.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A helicopter crash-landed in the Arizona desert Monday morning but authorities said the two people aboard walked away with no injuries.
Federal Aviation Administration officials said the Robinson R22 helicopter went down 4 ½ miles (7.2 kilometers) north of the Mesa's Falcon Field Airport and on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.