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D-Backs manager learned from Sparky Anderson, Terry Francona

PHOENIX - The new manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks learned how to manage beyond the playing field from two of the best.


Arizona-Boston pipeline continues with hiring of Lovullo as D-backs manager

SURPRISE - In Torey Lovullo, the Arizona Diamondbacks are getting a hard-working manager who will quickly gain the respect of his players, according to a member of the Boston Red Sox organization taking part in the Arizona Fall League at Surprise Stadium on Friday.


Cities, two states raise the smoking age to 21 in effort to curb use

Dr. Richard Brady owns a veterinary clinic in Cottonwood, Arizona. Up until a few months ago, he was having problems with teens purchasing tobacco products at the store next door and then loitering in front of his shop. Then the town raised the smoking age to 21.


No holiday for fliers: Sky Harbor likely among busiest for Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is expected to be among the 10 busiest airports in the nation this Thanksgiving, when as many as 27.3 million people are expected to board a U.S. airline for their holiday travel.


Cactus League a big winner regardless of World Series outcome

PHOENIX – No matter who wins Wednesday’s climactic Game 7 of the World Series between the long-suffering Cleveland Indians and longer-suffering Chicago Cubs, Arizona wins.


Former Sun Devil Kipnis shines on World Series stage

PHOENIX - The capacity crowd at Wrigley Field in Chicago watched as Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis faced off against Cubs relief pitcher Travis Wood with two runners on base and two outs in the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series.


Ultra-runner reflects on record-breaking 800-mile Arizona Trail run

PHOENIX - "I don’t envy myself for going through that," ultra-runner Michael Versteeg said with a laugh.