Coach clipping wrestler’s long hair leads to investigation

HILO, Hawaii (AP) – A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation in Hawaii. Carla Fontes hadn’t cut her hair since intermediate school, but her coach at Waiakea High School, Stan Haraguchi, thought the locks flowing below her waist were interfering […]

A Strong Star Can’t Keep Sub Flick Black Sea from Sinking

Jude Law, once so shiny-penny-clean and pretty — and with the kind of chin dimple that might have inspired Audrey Hepburn to ask, as she did of Cary Grant in Charade, “How do you shave in there?” — is only now reaching the age where we can call his face interesting. In Kevin Macdonald’s […]

Xavier Dolan’s Mommy Nears Excellence — but It Is a Little Much

No matter how you end up feeling about it, there sure is a lot of movie in Mommy, Xavier Dolan’s exuberant melodrama about an emotional firecracker of a teenager who, after being kicked out of a specialized school for setting the cafeteria on fire, goes home to live with his 50-ish mother, a woman […]

Bledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93

By BOB BAUMAssociated Press PHOENIX (AP) – Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points and backcourt mate Goran Dragic had 21 as the Phoenix Suns held off the Chicago Bulls 99-93 on Friday night. Bledsoe’s six-footer high off the glass put the Suns up 97-93. It came after a 7-0 Chicago run that cut the lead […]

Snoop Dogg keeping focus on youth football before Super Bowl

By ANTHONY McCARTNEYAP Entertainment Writer PHOENIX (AP) – Super Bowl weekend isn’t just about the championship game for Snoop Dogg – it’s also a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop. The rapper has for years sponsored a youth football league that has now seen several players turn pro. […]

No. 6 Arizona shuts down Oregon State in 57-34 win

By JOHN MARSHALLAP Basketball Writer TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Brandon Ashley scored 12 points and T.J. McConnell had a career-high eight steals to spark No. 6 Arizona’s smothering defense, lifting the Wildcats to a 57-34 victory over Oregon State on Friday night. Arizona (20-2, 8-1) held Oregon, the Pac-12’s top-scoring team, to 56 points […]

Friday’s Scores

By The Associated Press Basha 91, Chandler 82 Buckeye 54, Peoria 48 Chandler Seton 55, Tempe McClintock 54 Chandler Valley Christian 75, Phoenix Cortez 19 Coolidge 69, Miami 54 Corona Del Sol 86, Phoenix Mountain Pointe 56 Douglas 33, Tucson Catalina Magnet 29 Duncan 55, Patagonia 40 […]