Apaches tell court copper mine would harm sacred sites
A Native American group that’s trying to stop an effort to build one of the largest copper mines in the United States told a full federal appeals court panel Tuesday that the project would prevent Apaches from exercising their religion by destroying land they consider sacred.
Sen. Mark Kelly flew with Russian pilots in the Navy and with NASA, and he said the Russian fighter jet running into a US drone shows 'how incompetent they are'
Sen. Mark Kelly, a former Navy combat pilot, compared the drone incident to the "incompetence that we see on the battle field every day in Ukraine."news.yahoo.com
Tourists hoping to see Arizona falls forced out by flooding
Shannon Castellano and Travis Methvin should have spent this weekend seeing world-famous waterfalls on the Havasupai Tribe Reservation in northern Arizona. “Yeah, so we didn’t really sleep,” Castellano said Saturday while driving to a hotel in Sedona. The official Havasupai Tribe Tourism Facebook page reported Friday that flooding had washed away a bridge to the campground.news.yahoo.com
Detroit Renaissance girls basketball’s second half surge tops Grosse Pointe North to earn a Breslin Center berth
DETROIT -- Christian Sanders was a freshman on the Detroit Renaissance girls basketball team when it finished runner-up in Division 1 in 2021. “It feels great,” Sanders said. “I just felt very prepared this game,” Hardy said. I felt Renaissance really did a nice job of that tonight. She played a great game and that’s what great players do just like Christian.mlive.com
How to Watch United States vs. Canada - World Baseball Classic | Channel, Stream, Preview
PHOENIX - It is getting down to crunch time in pool play action in the World Baseball Classic, as the United States looks to avoid dropping back-to-back games when they take on Canada on Monday night. Watch the World Baseball Classic on FuboTV (7-day free trial)With their star-spangled and star-studded roster, the Americans came into this edition of the WBC with expectations of winning it all. With a 1-1 record in Pool C, the United States are hoping to get back on the winning track, as they have one more game against Columbia on tap on Tuesday. World Baseball Classic (Pool C)Who: Canada vs. United StatesWhen: Monday, March 13Time: 10 p.m. ETWhere: Chase Field (Phoenix, Ariz.)Channel: FOX Sports 1, FOX DeportesStream: FuboTV (Free Trial), DirecTV StreamCheck out the WBC schedule heremlive.com
Suns vs. Bulls player prop bet picks + FanDuel $1,000 “No Sweat” promo
Our expert made his Suns vs. Bulls player prop bet picks at FanDuel Sportsbook and you should too because new users can get a No Sweat First Bet up to $1,000. The first wager can be on our Suns vs. Bulls player prop bet picks or a different bet, the choice is yours. Expert player prop picks for Suns vs. Bulls at FanDuelOur expert has two Suns vs. Bulls player prop bet picks for tonight’s game, and we’ve listed them below with the odds provided by FanDuel Sportsbook. Durant over 21.5 points is the first of our Suns vs. Bulls player prop bet picks. Our expert made these Suns vs. Bulls player prop bet picks at FanDuel Sportsbook, which has the best odds available.mlive.com
2 killed, 11 hurt after pickup strikes bicyclists in Arizona
Two people were killed and 11 others injured after a pickup truck crashed into a group of bicyclists Saturday morning in Arizona. The Goodyear Police Department said the pickup struck a “large group of adult bicyclists” just before 8 a.m. in suburban Phoenix. A woman died at the site of the crash, police said, while a second bicyclist died at a hospital.news.yahoo.com
Kari Lake looks to harness her movement after Arizona loss
Brett Foto and his fiancee were vacationing in Phoenix last fall when they heard about a rally nearby for Kari Lake, then running for governor of Arizona. No matter that they don't live or vote in Arizona. Lake went on to lose that race to Democrat Katie Hobbs, a setback that would typically thwart political ambitions.news.yahoo.com
Kari Lake loses appeal of loss in Arizona governor's race
An Arizona appeals court has rejected Republican Kari Lake’s challenge of her defeat in the Arizona governor’s race to Democrat Katie Hobbs, denying her request to throw out election results in the state’s most populous county and hold the election again. In a ruling on Thursday, the Arizona Court of Appeals wrote Lake, who claimed problems with ballot printers at some police places on Election Day were the result of intentional misconduct, presented no evidence that voters whose ballots were unreadable by tabulators at polling places were not able to vote. The court said that even a witness called by Lake to testify had confirmed that ballots that couldn’t initially be read could at polling places still ultimately have their vote counted.news.yahoo.com
Arizona rancher denies killing Mexican shot dead by border
The lawyer for an Arizona rancher being held on $1 million bond says her client did not shoot and kill the Mexican man whose body was found on his property last month near the U.S.-Mexico border, but earlier that day fired warning shots at smugglers carrying AK-47 rifles and big backpacks on his land. A defense request made last week in Santa Cruz County Justice Court asks that the $1 million bond set in the first-degree murder case against George Alan Kelly be lowered or lifted. “He does not believe that any of his warning shots could have possibly hit the person or caused the death," she continued.news.yahoo.com
Lions’ Aidan Hutchinson makes cameo in inventive Super Bowl commerical
It was quite a Super Bowl week for Detroit Lions edge rusher Aidan Hutchinson. The ad opened with Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews interviewing Diana Flores, a flag football world champion from Mexico, on what appeared to be the sideline from the Super Bowl. Flores took off, and went on to elude big stars like Sauce Gardner (another Detroit native), Jalen Ramsey, Davante Adams, Billie Jean King, Cameron Heyward -- and, yes, even Aidan Hutchinson. For a behind-the-scenes look into how the advertisement was made (featuring another brief cameo from Hutchinson), check this out. To hear more from Aidan Hutchinson at the Super Bowl, check out his appearance on the podcast here:mlive.com
Baby bonanza: Chiefs' Allegretti welcomes Super Bowl twins
The Kansas City Chiefs welcomed two new fans to the world on Super Bowl Sunday with a third apparently on the way. Chiefs offensive lineman Nick Allegretti's wife, Christina, gave birth in the early hours to twin girls back home in Chicago, a team official confirmed to The Associated Press. Allegretti was able to watch everything unfold on FaceTime from the lobby of the team hotel while the rest of the Chiefs slept ahead of their game against the Philadelphia Eagles.news.yahoo.com
Gas pipeline to Vegas resumes operating after shutdown
The operator of a pipeline facility in California that was forced to shut down deliveries of gasoline and diesel from the Los Angeles area east to areas including Las Vegas and Phoenix due to a leak says it resumed operations on Saturday afternoon.
Fuel lines from Los Angeles to Vegas, Phoenix shut by leak
A leak in a fuel pipeline facility in California forced a shutdown of deliveries of gasoline and diesel from the Los Angeles area east to areas including Las Vegas and Phoenix, but officials said Friday they believed supplies would not immediately be affected. Pipeline operator Kinder Morgan told The Associated Press the leak was discovered Thursday afternoon at a company station near Los Angeles and that its CALNEV and SFPP West pipelines were shut down while the Houston-based pipeline operator worked to resolve the issue.news.yahoo.com
Native dancers want Arizona gallery owner held on hate crime
Native American dancers who were the target of a suburban Phoenix gallery owner's racist rant as they were being filmed for Super Bowl week are pushing for hate crime charges. Gilbert Ortega Jr., the owner of Gilbert Ortega Native American Galleries, has been charged with three misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct regarding the incident, Scottsdale police said. Cody Blackbird, a dancer and flutist who filmed the man's tirade, said his group doesn't feel safe.news.yahoo.com
NBA approves sale of Phoenix Suns, Mercury to former MSU player Mat Ishbia
Ishbia agreed on Dec. 20 to the deal, one that put the total value of the Suns and Mercury at $4 billion. Mat Ishbia will be the Suns’ governor, Justin Ishbia will be alternate governor. Ishbia played at Michigan State under coach Tom Izzo and was a member of the Spartans’ NCAA championship team in 2000. He bought the Suns in 2004 for $401 million, which at the time was an NBA record. Ishbia has been mentioned before as a possible buyer of pro franchises — the NFL’s Washington Commanders, among them — and he is a prominent Michigan State donor.mlive.com
Super Bowl draws epic air show of private planes to Phoenix
Former NFL player Jim Bob Morris is heading to the Super Bowl in Phoenix from Bloomington, Illinois, in a newly refurbished set of wheels. Morris, who played for the Green Bay Packers, Houston Oilers and was even with the Kansas City Chiefs briefly, is CEO of several companies including Morris Packaging and El Bandido Yankee tequila.news.yahoo.com
Devin Booker scores 51 points in 3 quarters, Suns rout Bulls
Devin Booker scored a season-high 51 points in just three quarters, Deandre Ayton had 30 points and 16 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns stretched their winning streak to six games with a 132-113 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
Arizona county leaders end hand-count lawsuit, cite recount
Two Republicans who control the board in a rural southeastern Arizona county have decided to withdraw a lawsuit they filed early this week seeking to force their own elections director to hand-count all the ballots cast in-person on Election Day.