New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton watches from the sideline in the first half of an NFL foo...
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Sean Payton stepping away from New Orleans Saints, per reports

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is stepping away from his position, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
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Owner Michael Bidwill (R) and general manager Steve Keim of the Arizona Cardinals look on during tr...
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Arizona Cardinals engulfed in offseason chatter early on

It's been quite the roller coaster of conflicting reports since the Cardinals were bounced from the NFC Wild Card game just over a week ago.
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General manager James Jones of the Phoenix Suns watches warm-ups to Game One of the Western Confere...
Jake Anderson

Phoenix Suns extend contract of general manager James Jones

The Phoenix Suns have extended the contract of general manager James Jones, the team announced on Tuesday.
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Dan Bickley

Lessons the Cardinals need to learn from 49ers-Rams NFC title matchup

To the Valley’s dismay, the NFC Championship game will be a showcase for two NFC West teams, neither of which are the Cardinals.
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Arizona State guard Marreon Jackson (3) drives to the basket past Southern California forward Kobe ...
Associated Press

ASU basketball falls to No. 15 USC after one-sided second half

Marreon Jackson scored 21 points, but Arizona State fell to No. 15 Southern California 78-56 on the road Monday night.
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Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) looks to pass as Utah Jazz guard Trent Forrest (3) defends during...
Kellan Olson

Chris Paul, Devin Booker lead Suns past shorthanded Jazz

The Suns do not want to get into the habit of needing heroics from Devin Booker and Chris Paul to win them games but they did Monday.
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Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives against the Utah Jazz during the first half of an NBA ba...
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Devin Booker’s hot start fuels Suns in victory against Jazz

Devin Booker scored 33 points through three quarters and Phoenix Suns took care of the Utah Jazz on Monday.
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Alex Weiner

Vanessa Nygaard’s ‘unconventional’ path to Mercury head coaching job

The Phoenix Mercury named Vanessa Nygaard, someone with coaching experience at different levels, their newest head coach on Monday.
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Major League Baseball deputy commissioner Dan Halem, center, arrives for a meeting in New York, Mon...
Associated Press

MLB negotiators meet in person for 1st time since Dec 1

Locked-out MLB players withdrew a proposal for more liberalized free agency and lowered their proposed decrease in revenue sharing Monday.
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Suns’ Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder, Cam Payne out vs. Jazz

The Suns will be missing multiple contributors in Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder and Cam Payne in Monday's home matchup vs. the Jazz.
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Reports: ASU kicker Cristian Zendejas entering the transfer portal

Arizona State kicker Cristian Zendejas has reportedly entered the transfer portal for the second time in his Sun Devil career.
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Larry Fitzgerald named executive chair of Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee

Larry Fitzgerald was named the new executive chair for the Arizona Super Bowl host committee on Monday for the 2023 game.
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(L-R) Assistant coaches Tanisha Wright, Vanessa Nygaard and Sugar Rodgers of the Las Vegas Aces loo...
Alex Weiner

Phoenix Mercury name Valley native Vanessa Nygaard as next head coach

The Phoenix Mercury named Scottsdale native Vanessa Nygaard as the team's next head coach on Monday afternoon.
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Phoenix Rising FC goalkeeper Ben Lundt celebrates during a USL Championship regular-season match vs...
Jake Anderson

Phoenix Rising brings back goalkeeper Ben Lundt on multi-year deal

Goalkeeper Ben Lundt spent three and a half months on loan to PRFC last season before being recalled to his former MLS club FC Cincinnati.
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Former NFL coach Brian Billick attends the Alliance of American Football game between the Arizona H...
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ASU adds former NFL head coach Brian Billick as offensive analyst

ASU named former NFL head coach Brian Billick as an offensive analyst and advisor to head coach Herm Edwards, the school announced Monday.
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Arizona State guard Jay Heath (5) drives on Colorado forward Tristan da Silva (23) during the secon...
Jake Anderson

Postponed Arizona-ASU basketball game rescheduled for February 7

The Arizona State Sun Devils will now be hosting the Arizona Wildcats at Desert Financial Arena in Tempe on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.
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Guard K.J. Simpson #2 of the Colorado Buffaloes watches as guard Pelle Larsson #3 of the Arizona Wi...
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Arizona Wildcats basketball remains No. 3 in latest AP poll

The Arizona Wildcats remained the No. 3 team in the country in the latest Associated Press men's college basketball rankings.
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Arizona quarterback Will Plummer (15) is pressured by Southern California linebacker Drake Jackson ...
Jake Anderson

Cardinals take USC edge rusher Drake Jackson in PFF’s latest mock draft

The Arizona Cardinals have something that no other NFC West team has in the 2022 NFL Draft: a first-round draft pick.
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Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) celebrates with teammates after catching an 8-yard t...
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Reactions from wild Chiefs-Bills playoffs overtime shootout

The win sent the Chiefs to the AFC Championship game against the Cincinnati Bengals and Twitter into a spiral.
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Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley reacts toward an official during the first half of the team's...
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Pac-12 suspends, fines ASU’s Bobby Hurley for misconduct toward official

ASU head coach Bobby Hurley and guard Jay Heath were suspended for Monday's game against USC for their roles in Saturday's confrontation.
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Associated Press

Chiefs advance with classic overtime divisional round victory over Bills

Patrick Mahomes found Travis Kelce in the end zone in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs rallied to beat the Buffalo Bills 42-36.
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandon Powell (19) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Cur...
Arizona Sports

Rams-49ers matchup in All-NFC West conference championship game

The Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers will meet in the first NFC West-only conference championship game since the 2013 season. 
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Los Angeles Rams players, including wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3), long snapper Matthew Orzec...
Associated Press

Rams head to NFC title game with walk-off win over Buccaneers

Matthew Stafford threw for 366 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Rams to a 30-27 divisional playoff victory over Buccaneers.
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Arizona guard Dalen Terry (4) shoots a 3-pointer over California forward Grant Anticevich (15) duri...
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No. 3 Arizona Wildcats defeat Cal on road; win 5th straight game

The Arizona Wildcats extended their winning streak to five games on Sunday after defeating California 96-71 on the road. 
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Penny Taylor #13 of the Phoenix Mercury lays up a shot past 	Jantel Lavender #42 of the Los Angeles...
Alex Weiner

Former Mercury forward Penny Taylor named Hall of Fame finalist

Penny Taylor, who played for the Phoenix Mercury for 10 seasons, was named a finalist for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame this week.
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Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns drives the ball past Mike Conley #10 of the Utah Jazz during th...
Kellan Olson

Phoenix Suns meet Utah Jazz for 1st time with back-to-back matchups

Even with injuries on both sides, the first matchups between the Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz will provide high-level basketball.
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Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward (35) intercepts a pass intended for Pittsburgh Steele...
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PFF: Arizona Cardinals should target CB Charvarius Ward in free agency

Kansas City Chiefs CB Charvarius Ward is a name the Cardinals should consider looking at in free agency, according to one PFF analyst.
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Arizona State forward Jalen Graham (2) reacts toward an official as Stanford players celebrate afte...
Associated Press

ASU rallies from 15-point deficit but ultimately falls on road to Stanford

Arizona State came back from a 15-point deficit, but ultimately fell to Stanford on the road 79-76 on Saturday night.
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Jae Crowder #99 of the Phoenix Suns reacts to an injury during the second half of the NBA game agai...
Kellan Olson

Suns’ win against depleted Pacers overshadowed by injuries for Phoenix

The Phoenix Suns got a win on Saturday night but what was first on everyone's minds was the statuses of Jae Crowder and Cam Payne.
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San Francisco 49ers' Robbie Gould celebrates after making the game-winning field goal during the se...
Associated Press

49ers upset Packers on late field goal to advance to NFC title game

Robbie Gould hit a game-winning 45-yard field goal as time expired to beat the Packers 13-10 and send the 49ers to the NFC Championship Game.
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