• Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio to defend reputation at criminal trial

    PHOENIX (AP) — The political career of Joe Arpaio ended last year when the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for cracking down on illegal immigration and housing inmates in tents outside in the desert heat was trounced in an election that focused on his own legal troubles.

    Updated: 10:58 am

  • Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns selected small forward Josh Jackson of Kansas with the fourth overall pick of the NBA draft Thursday.

  • Griner has 27, Mercury top Sky 86-78; Taurasi nears record

    PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 27 points and Diana Taurasi had 15 to move closer to the WNBA scoring record after the Phoenix Mercury beat the Chicago Sky 86-78 on Friday night.