Posts filtered by tags: Scottsdale (Ariz[x]


 

NISA given provisional 3rd division sanctioning by USSF

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation has given provisional third division sanctioning to the proposed National Independent Soccer Association. The NISA said last September it will start play in August 2019, and it has announced teams in Atlanta; Charlotte, North Carolina; an unspecified site in Connecticut; and Philadelphia. It would join three other […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Connecticut, Philadelphia, Nisa, Scottsdale Ariz, Charlotte North Carolina, U S Soccer Federation, USSF, National Independent Soccer Association


AP source: OF Maybin nears minor league deal with Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says free agent Cameron Maybin is closing in on a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants, who were still in the market for outfielders to add depth. Maybin must pass a physical, the person said Saturday, speaking to The Associated Press […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Francisco Giants, Associated Press, Giants, Scottsdale Ariz, Cameron Maybin, Maybin


Infielder Solarte receives minor league contract from Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Switch-hitting, versatile infielder Yangervis Solarte has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants. He will provide infield depth for manager Bruce Bochy. Solarte played every infield position last season for the Blue Jays, making 83 starts at third base and 28 at second. San Francisco dealt […]
Tags: News, Sports, San Francisco, Ap, Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants, Giants, Scottsdale Ariz, Yangervis Solarte, Solarte, Bruce Bochy Solarte


Cueto pitched with severe pain in elbow nearly 3 years

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — For nearly three years, Johnny Cueto pitched with a stabbing pain in his right elbow. He won 18 games for San Francisco in 2016 and started the All-Star game that year dealing with the discomfort. How he did so, Cueto isn’t sure. And the animated right-hander can now envision how great […]
Tags: News, Sports, San Francisco, Ap, All Star, Scottsdale Ariz, Johnny Cueto, Cueto


Mile-high milestone: Rockies anchored by homegrown rotation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — How’s this for a mile-high milestone: The Colorado Rockies have one of baseball’s best young starting rotations. According to ace Kyle Freeland, at least. “I think our rotation can stack up against anybody,” Freeland said Wednesday when pitchers and catchers had their first workout. He has a strong case. The Rockies […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Scottsdale Ariz, Freeland, Kyle Freeland


Bumgarner puts rookie Joey Bart to work on Giants’ 1st day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — When catching prospect Joey Bart arrived in the San Francisco Giants’ camp, he wanted to get over any nervousness about being around veterans such as Madison Bumgarner so he made a point of introducing himself to the pitcher. The second overall pick in last year’s amateur draft had no idea he’d […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Francisco Giants, Giants, Scottsdale Ariz, Madison Bumgarner, Bumgarner, Joey Bart


Bumgarner, Posey would love to see Harper join Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey would love to see Bryce Harper join them in the San Francisco Giants clubhouse. “I think it’d be a huge addition for us,” Bumgarner said Tuesday as the Giants opened spring training. “He’s obviously a superstar in the game, a young player. I think everybody in […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, San Francisco Giants, Giants, Harper, Scottsdale Ariz, Bryce Harper, Madison Bumgarner, Bumgarner, Buster Posey, Bumgarner Posey


Posey is healthy and hopeful of handling full catching load

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — One day in early November, Buster Posey felt his body respond more normally again as he rehabilitated from season-ending hip surgery. Working out his lower half with a 15-pound dumbbell in his left hand he leaned forward for a one-legged Russian Dead Lift. Posey felt the muscles in his right buttocks […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Scottsdale Ariz, Buster Posey, Posey


Bob Freedman (1934-2018)

Robert M. Freedman, a jazz pianist, saxophonist and Grammy-winning arranger who orchestrated for artists ranging from Sarah Vaughan and Harry Belefonte to Maynard Ferguson and Paul Simon, and scored theme music for TV shows, including ABC's Monday Night Football, died on Dec. 22, 2018. He was 84. Bob was a long-time JazzWax reader and an avid email correspondent, particularly whenever I posted on Ferguson or Pomeroy. I was informed late last year that Bob might have passed away, a fact I relaye...
Tags: Abc, Boston, Paul Simon, Arizona, Broadway, Army, Jazz, Ferguson, Bob, Quincy Jones, Chet Baker, Cranston, Berry, Newport, Scottsdale Ariz, Mount Vernon


Bob Freedman (1934-2019)

Robert M. Freedman, a jazz pianist, saxophonist and Grammy-winning arranger who orchestrated for artists ranging from Sarah Vaughan and Harry Belefonte to Maynard Ferguson and Paul Simon, and scored theme music for TV shows including ABC's Monday Night Football, died on Dec. 22, 2018. He was 94. Bob was a long-time JazzWax reader  and an avid email correspondent, especially when I posted on Ferguson or Pomeroy. I was informed late last year that Bob might have passed away, a fact I relayed to Bi...
Tags: Abc, Boston, Paul Simon, Arizona, Broadway, Army, Jazz, Ferguson, Bob, Quincy Jones, Chet Baker, Cranston, Berry, Newport, Scottsdale Ariz, Tate


Rickie Fowler overcomes strange triple bogey to win Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Standing above a greenside bunker at TPC Scottsdale’s difficult par-4 11th hole, Rickie Fowler turned just in time to see his ball, one he had just placed after penalty, trickle into the water. Fowler had already seen his share of bad luck at the Phoenix Open. Now balls were rolling into hazards on their own. Unable to catch a break, Fowler took it upon himself to create his own. Fowler shook off a bizarre triple bogey on No. 11 with clutch shots down the stretch, finall...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Pga Tour, Rickie Fowler, Grace, Scottsdale Ariz, Fowler, Branden Grace, TPC Scottsdale, Justin Thomas, Hideki Matsuyama, Top Stories PE, Gary Woodlandr


Fowler overcomes strange triple bogey to win Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler birdied two of his final four holes and overcame a bizarre triple bogey on the 11th hole at TPC Scottsdale to win the Phoenix Open on Sunday. Leading by five, Fowler took a 7 on the par-4 11th after a chip shot skipped across the green and into the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rickie Fowler, Scottsdale Ariz, Fowler, TPC Scottsdale


Fowler wins Phoenix Open; Johnson takes Saudi title

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler birdied two of his final four holes and overcame a bizarre triple bogey on the 11th hole at rainy TPC Scottsdale to win the Phoenix Open on Sunday. Leading by five, Fowler took a 7 on the par-4 11th after a chip shot skipped across the green and into […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rickie Fowler, Johnson, Scottsdale Ariz, Fowler, TPC Scottsdale


Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler had eight birdies in a 7-under 64 on Saturday, taking a four-shot lead over Matt Kuchar into the final round of the Phoenix Open. Twice a runner-up at TPC Scottsdale, Fowler navigated a difficult two-putt on the par-4 18th hole to reach 20-under 193. Kuchar shot a bogey-free 65 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rickie Fowler, Scottsdale Ariz, Kuchar, Matt Kuchar, TPC Scottsdale Fowler


PGA Tour rescinds McCarthy’s penalty from new rule

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — PGA Tour players and caddies have spent the first part of the season sorting out golf’s new rules. The confusion continued at the Phoenix Open. Among the new rules, caddies are no longer allowed to stand behind players as they line up shots not on the green. In Friday’s second round, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Mccarthy, Scottsdale Ariz


Company ends contract after dolphin dies at Arizona facility

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The fourth dolphin death in two years at a Phoenix-area aquatic facility has prompted a company to terminate its contract to loan animals to the facility. Dolphin Quest also said Saturday its team was heartbroken by Thursday’s death of Kai, a 22-year-old dolphin on loan to Dolphinaris Arizona, but that two […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Arizona, Phoenix, Scottsdale Ariz, Dolphinaris Arizona, Dolphin Quest


Fowler closes with 4 straight birdies to lead Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler closed with four straight birdies for a 6-under 65 on Friday, taking a one-shot lead over Justin Thomas into the weekend at the Phoenix Open. Fowler’s birdie run started at the par-5 15th and ended with his 8-foot putt on the par-4 18th, putting him at 13-under 129 through […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rickie Fowler, Scottsdale Ariz, Fowler, Justin Thomas


Johnny Miller set for broadcasting finale at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Miller followed a Hall of Fame playing career by making a name for himself telling it like he saw it on TV. His second career nearly derailed before it started. “I thought I’d give it a try and then I quit after the first day,” Miller said Friday at the […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Sports, Ap, Nation, Miller, Scottsdale Ariz, Johnny Miller


Varner hears the roars on No. 16, shares Phoenix Open lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III snaked in a long birdie putt at TPC Scottsdale’s rowdy 16th hole, highlighting a 7-under 64 to tie Rickie Fowler and Justin Thomas for the first-round lead in the Phoenix Open on Thursday. Fowler and Thomas, roommates for the week, played bogey-free rounds in the morning under pristine […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Rickie Fowler, Thomas, Scottsdale Ariz, Fowler, TPC Scottsdale, Harold Varner III, Justin Thomas, Varner


Woodland looking to make more memories at the Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gary Woodland walked through the tunnel to the Phoenix Open’s 16th hole, the par 3 with an atmosphere more like a football game than a golf tournament. Waiting for him was a young lady in a purple shirt with some game of her own. After hitting his tee shot, Woodland asked […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Scottsdale Ariz, Woodland, Gary Woodland


It’s Getting Very, Very, Very Cold Outside. Read About Someplace Warm.

Looking for an escape route from the polar vortex? Here are a half-dozen possibilities that are guaranteed to be warmer than minus-14 degrees.
Tags: News, Hawaii, Arizona, Costa Rica, Beaches, Puerto Rico, Travel and Vacations, Los Cabos (Mexico, Scottsdale (Ariz


Waste Management extends Phoenix Open sponsorship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Waste Management has extended its title sponsorship of the Phoenix Open through 2030. The new agreement was announced by PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan and Waste Management president and CEO Jim Fish on Tuesday at TPC Scottsdale. The deal replaces a 10-year agreement that started with the 2016 tournament. Waste Management, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Waste Management, Scottsdale Ariz, TPC Scottsdale, Jay Monahan, Jim Fish


Maintaining Relevance in the Eyes of Buyers and Sellers

In the following interview, Kathy Laswick, broker with Realty ONE Group in Scottsdale, Ariz., discusses the Realty ONE Group Veterans Initiative, technology, training and more. Region Served: Scottsdale/North Scottsdale Years in Real Estate: 23 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 312 What are the most exciting/effective tech tools Realty ONE Group provides your team, and how are they being used? One of my favorites is MoveEasy, which helps team members stay in touch with their database with ...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, News, Radio, Broker, Latest News, Best Practices, Scottsdale Ariz, Cole, Real Estate Technology, Spotlights, Real Estate Brokerage, Realty ONE Group, MoveEasy, Kathy Laswick, Realty ONE Group Veterans Initiative


36 Hours: 36 Hours in Scottsdale

Midcentury design tours, locavore meals and hikes in the countryside are among the many diversions for weekend visitors.
Tags: News, Scottsdale, Travel and Vacations, Scottsdale (Ariz


Granddaughter works to save Barry Goldwater photo collection

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In Alison Goldwater Ross’ earliest memories of her grandfather Barry Goldwater, there’s always a 35mm camera hanging from his neck. The senator photographed more than 15,000 images of Arizona’s landscapes and Native Americans over his lifetime. Twenty years after Goldwater’s death, Ross wants to preserve the Republican icon’s photographs, with some […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Arizona, Ross, Barry Goldwater, Scottsdale Ariz, Goldwater, Alison Goldwater Ross


Kroger Launches an Autonomous Grocery Delivery Service in Arizona

In a year that has likely seen more grocery delivery pilots than any other, retailer Kroger is closing out 2018 with the debut of its unmanned delivery service--which it says is the world's first--in sunny Scottsdale, Ariz. For the record, it's probably more accurate to call this "one of the first" as Walmart at least...
Tags: Ecommerce, Advertising, Walmart, Arizona, Kroger, Scottsdale Ariz


Nuro, Kroger bringing unmanned delivery to customers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nuro and grocery chain Kroger are teaming up to bring unmanned delivery service to customers. The companies said Tuesday that Nuro’s unmanned vehicle, the R1, will be added to a fleet of autonomous Prius vehicles that have run self-driving grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Arizona with vehicle operators since August. The […]
Tags: Business, News, Ap, Kroger, Scottsdale Ariz, Scottsdale Arizona, Nuro, Nuro Kroger


Disneyland fans pleased that the park is cracking down on resellers

  Visitor at Disney California Adventure show off their Toy Story Little Green Alien popcorn buckets in Anaheim on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018. The $20 buckets are only available for annual pass holders and can be refilled for $1 until June 21. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Cynthia Lopez, left, and Christian Preciado, from San Jose, carry their Toy Story Little Green Alien popcorn bucket in Anaheim on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The couple said they are annual pass holders a...
Tags: Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Jose, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Collins, Valencia, Mike, Anaheim, Scottsdale Ariz, Orange County Register, Regan, Mary Poppins, Apodaca


Woman accused of child abuse, intoxication at Arizona resort

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a Washington woman has been arrested for allegedly being drunk at a Scottsdale hotel and neglecting her two young children. They say 38-year-old Emma Welch of Shelton was taken into custody Saturday at the Scottsdale Camelback Resort and is facing two counts of child abuse. Hotel staff told police […]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Arizona, Scottsdale, Scottsdale Ariz, Shelton, Nation & World, Emma Welch, Scottsdale Camelback Resort


GOP governors minimize Trump impact on midterm losses

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Republican governors are minimizing President Donald Trump’s impact on losses in the midterm elections. Some, including re-elected Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, didn’t even mention Trump while discussing their races during the Republican Governors Association meeting Wednesday in suburban Phoenix. Democrats flipped seven governorships, took control of the U.S. House and picked […]
Tags: News, Gop, Arizona, Donald Trump, Trump, Phoenix, Scottsdale Ariz, Republican Governors Association, Doug Ducey, U S House, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics