Posts Tagged Arizona

Cardinals player to be sentenced for assault plea

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Wednesday sentenced Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington to a year of supervised probation for assaulting a former girlfriend who is the mother of his daughter.

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Advocates push for junk-food tax on Navajo Nation

In this April 2011, file photo, professional golfer Notah Begay III talks to students in Albuquerque, N.M., about his mission to combat diabetes among Native American youth. The latest effort on the Navajo Nation, the country's largest reservation, is to use the tax system to spur people to ditch junk food. A proposed 2 percent sales tax on chips, cookies and sodas failed Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in a Tribal Council vote. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.

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D-Backs’ Collmenter loses 4-1 to Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, hits a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks intentionally walked hot-hitting Adrian Gonzalez with first base open to get to Yasiel Puig. That didn’t work out — nor did Miguel Montero’s ill-fated decision to test Puig’s arm in right field.

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Ethier’s HR propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate a three-run home run hit by Ethier in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren didn’t let a little thing like a four-run inning discourage him. He had plenty of confidence in his teammates’ ability to get him some runs, and they didn’t disappoint him against a pitcher they’d never seen before.

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Perez beaten in 12th, Dodgers lose to Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Chris Perez wipes his face after hitting Arizona Diamondbacks' Cliff Pennington with a pitch during 12th inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scott Van Slyke and Juan Uribe each tied the score with a clutch home run for the Dodgers. Then it was Aaron Hill’s turn to get an even bigger hit against Chris Perez.

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