AZ State Wire
Phoenix; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
Seattle Storm (1-6, 1-3 Western Conference) at Phoenix Mercury (2-5, 1-4 Western Conference)

Phoenix; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities are trying to determine why a small plane crashed into a mountain in central Arizona, killing both people aboard.
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A small plane crashed into a mountain in central Arizona on Saturday morning, killing both people on board, authorities said.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 35 points, Satou Sabally added a double-double and Dallas pulled away in the second half to beat Phoenix 90-77.
Detroit; Saturday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
Phoenix Mercury (1-4, 1-4 Western Conference) at Indiana Fever (1-5, 1-4 Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT
PAGE, Ariz. (AP) — Investigators have ruled a fire that damaged several houseboats on Lake Powell, a popular destination on the Utah-Arizona line, was an accident, the National Park Service announced Friday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has taken a dramatic, but not immediate, step toward limiting the amount of Colorado River water used in the most populous part of the nation’s most arid state, after lawmakers gave Las Vegas-area water managers the levers to limit flows to single-family homes.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs has vetoed Republican-sponsored legislation to restrict use of public school restrooms by transgender students.
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Arizona says four people have been sentenced for fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 assistance, including a couple who netted $13 million.
Reagan administration Interior Secretary James Watt has died at age 85. The sharp-tongued Watt drew frequent criticism from environmentalists over what they saw as pro-development policies that included expanded logging and drilling on public lands.
The Supreme Court is giving whiskey maker Jack Daniel’s a reason to raise a glass. The justices on Thursday handed the company a new chance to win a trademark dispute with the makers of a dog toy that mimics the whiskey’s signature bottle.
NCAA President Charlie Baker wants a federal law to regulate the way college athletes can be compensated for name, image and likeness that creates a registry of deals, agent certification and uniform contract standards.
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a freight train derailment in northern Arizona that heavily damaged 23 cars and a load of new vehicles.
WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Arizona President Bobby Robbins says until Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff gives the conference’s leaders hard numbers on a future media rights deal, any talk about schools leaving the league is premature.
Phoenix Mercury (1-3, 1-3 Western Conference) at Dallas Wings (3-3, 3-0 Western Conference)

Arlington, Texas; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Arkansas’ Carey McLeod completed an NCAA indoor/outdoor long jump sweep and Arizona’s Jordan Geist accomplished the feat in the shot put Wednesday night at the outdoor track and field championships.
Brittney Griner had a Texas homecoming in her first game in her home state since being released from a Russian prison.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Zach Davies earned his first victory in more than a year, Corbin Carroll homered and the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Washington Nationals 6-2 on Wednesday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Satou Sabally had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Kalani Brown added 17 points and 15 rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 84-79 on Wednesday night in a Texas homecoming for Brittney Griner.
SEATTLE (AP) — Six people from Washington, Arizona and Texas have been arrested and accused of fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars of COVID-19 aid from an assistance program meant for renters, federal prosecutors said.
Ron DeSantis is defending his state’s decision to fly migrants from the southern border to California.
PHOENIX (AP) — A man convicted of sexually attacking and fatally stabbing two young Phoenix women in separate killings in the early 1990s was sentenced to death by a judge Wednesday.
The Tennessee Titans will be the first NFL team to bring three-time All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins in for a free agent visit. Hopkins turned 31 on Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A friend and a colleague have identified two married Carson City museum officials who were injured in a head-on vehicle crash that killed the woman’s 10-year-old daughter and two Las Vegas men last month on a remote stretch of U.S. highway in southern Nevada.