Environment and nature

February 22, 2020 - 6:35 pm
OREM, Utah (AP) — Brandon Averette scored a career-high 23 points as Utah Valley topped Grand Canyon 92-80 on Saturday in front of a season-best crowd of 6,600. Isaiah White added 15 points and seven rebounds for Utah Valley (11-17, 5-8 Western Athletic Conference), which swept a regular-season...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 23, 1979 file photo, Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner practice their champion routine in Santa Monica, Calif. Tai Babilonia never hesitated. When the call came in inviting her to Lake Placid for the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics — the site of one of the most disappointing nights of her career, a place where she and partner Randy Gardner were supposed to medal but wound up being unable to compete — Babilonia didn’t think twice before accepting. (AP Photo/George Brich, File)
February 21, 2020 - 10:31 am
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Tai Babilonia never hesitated. When the call came in inviting her to Lake Placid for the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics — the site of one of the most disappointing nights of her career, a place where she and partner Randy Gardner were supposed to medal but...
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February 21, 2020 - 12:19 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Riley Grigsby knocked down a 3-pointer with more than a minute left and Morgan Means added a jumper and two free throws in the closing seconds to help Seattle fend off a late rally by Grand Canyon and preserve a 95-89 win on Thursday night. Means hit a 3 with 13:50 to play that put...
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A pitch invader runs past England players during the final T20 cricket match between South Africa and England at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
February 16, 2020 - 3:02 pm
CENTURION, South Africa (AP) — Climate activists dressed as Wonder Woman and other movie superheroes interrupted a cricket game in South Africa on Sunday by invading the field, and protesters also climbed a floodlight pylon to display a banner. The protest at the SuperSport Park stadium near the...
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FILE In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado celebrates as he circles the bases after hitting a walkoff, two-run home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Arenado is at odds with the team's front office as the Rockies head to spring training for the season ahead. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
February 16, 2020 - 2:12 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nolan Arenado said he never went as far as to request a trade from the Colorado Rockies in the wake of feeling a “disrespect” from the club given he was part of trade discussions this offseason, and the All-Star third baseman is ready to move forward despite frustrations...
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February 14, 2020 - 12:10 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 18 points as Grand Canyon defeated Kansas City 71-66 in overtime on Thursday night. Jovan Blacksher Jr. added 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Antelopes. Carlos Johnson scored 16 points and Lorenzo Jenkins had 12 points for Grand Canyon (11-13, 6-4 Western...
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February 09, 2020 - 12:45 am
RIVERSIDE. Calif. (AP) — Carlos Johnson scored 25 points as Grand Canyon narrowly beat California Baptist 103-98 on Saturday night. Mikey Dixon added 24 points for the Antelopes, while Lorenzo Jenkins chipped in 20. Johnson made 9 of 11 from the free-throw line and added six rebounds. Jovan...
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Nick Taylor follows his shot from the ninth tee of the Monterey Peninsula County Club Shore Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
February 06, 2020 - 8:03 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nick Taylor opened with an eagle, closed with two birdies and made a gorgeous day feel even better with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula that gave him the lead Thursday in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Most of the interest over three courses in the rotation was at...
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Webb Simpson celebrates making a birdie on the 18th green forcing a playoff during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open PGA Tour golf event Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
February 03, 2020 - 12:09 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Webb Simpson was in big trouble when he drove into the right-side water on the par-5 15th. “I didn't think it was over," Simpson said. “But I thought, 'I'm going to really have to do something special to get back in it.'” He did — at friend Tony Finau's expense Sunday in...
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February 02, 2020 - 4:27 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The PGA Tour joined players with a 16th-hole tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, using his two Lakers uniform numbers to cut the final-round pin position on the stadium par 3. The pin was placed 24 yards from the front edge and 8 yards...
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