Arizona

Alabama adds Home-and-Home to schedule with Arizona

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama and Arizona announced a home-and-home football series between the two programs for the 2032 and 2033 seasons on Thursday. “We are excited to announce another home-and-home for our future football schedules with the addition of Arizona for the 2032 and 2033 seasons,” said Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne. “These meetings will be the first between the…

Sanders’ campaign says he’s reassessing, not dropping out

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he’s reassessing his campaign, and that’s raising questions about whether he’ll drop out after losing three more states and falling prohibitively behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the race. Biden just won in Florida, Illinois and Arizona, and he’s built a delegate lead likely too large for Sanders to erase….

Border Patrol Agent Shot Near U.S.-Mexico Border

The U.S. Border Patrol says one of its agents has been wounded in a shooting in southern Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico border. A Border Patrol statement says the agent was taken to a hospital Tuesday morning for treatment but provided no information on the agent’s injuries or the circumstances of the shooting. The statement says the shooting happened south of…

Indictments Returned in College Hoops Bribery Scheme

A federal grand jury in New York City has returned indictments against four college basketball assistant coaches charged in a bribery scheme. The grand jury returned the indictments Tuesday against eight of 10 men arrested in September. Prosecutors say the men are accused of using bribes to influence star athletes’ choice of schools, shoe sponsors and agents. They face fraud…

Doctors: Sen. John McCain Has Brain Tumor

Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week. In a statement late Wednesday, doctors reveal that McCain has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer. The statement says the 80-year-old senator and his family are reviewing further treatment, including a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. The senator has…

AL National Guard Assist in Protecting the Border

Governor Robert Bentley has approved sending an additional Alabama National Guard UH-72 helicopter and pilot to Marana, Arizona to assist with protecting the U.S. border with Mexico. In April, the Governor honored the National Guard Bureau’s first request to send one UH-72 helicopter and three pilots to support the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency’s Southwest Border Mission. While deployed,…