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  • Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) throws for a touchdown as Oakland Raiders linebacker Shilique Calhoun (91) closes in during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Bruce Arians announces Drew Stanton will be backup quarterback

    Throughout the preseason a big question on the Cardinals' roster was whether Stanton or Gabbert would be the backup to Palmer at the start of the season.
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    Cardinals’ Olsen Pierre talks college — Did Josh Rosen have a point?

    UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen was in the news recently for comments that he made about the difficulties of balancing academics with college football.
  • Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson, right, looks for running room as defensive back Patrick Peterson (21) arrives for the tackle during NFL football training camp Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Cardinals’ David Johnson ‘welcomes’ 30 touches per game

    The Arizona Cardinals have a premiere running back in David Johnson. And just like anything of great value, it'd be wise to take care of him.
  • Phoenix Suns' Alex Len, left, Devin Booker, center, and Jared Dudley watch their teammates play during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in New York. The Nets won 126-98. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Suns’ Dudley: Right now, it’s about developing the younger players

    Jared Dudley went from starter to reserve last season, and going forward he sees his role as being a mentor for the team's younger players.
  • Get used to images like this every June for the next few years. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    2017 NBA Finals: Things sure looked easy for Golden State Warriors

    This year's NBA Finals were, at times, entertaining, but the conclusion was more than a little anti-climactic, writes Vince Marotta.
  • Arizona Cardinals NFL football quarterback Carson Palmer (3) runs drills during a voluntary team workout, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz. The Arizona Cardinals have five quarterbacks on their roster. One big reason is a concerted effort to prevent Carson Palmer from doing much of anything in the offseason to preserve the arm strength of the 37-year-old quarterback. (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Cardinals QB Palmer excited about what he’s seen on field thus far

    The No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft out of USC, Carson Palmer is entering his fifth season with the Cardinals and 15th in the NFL.
  • Cornerback Justin Bethel tries to run past Jumal Rolle during an OTA practice May 16. (Photo by Adam Green/Arizona Sports)

    Arizona Cardinals’ Justin Bethel is betting on himself in 2017

    Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel knows his 2016 season was not a good one, save for the last couple of weeks.
  • Arizona Cardinals tackle D.J. Humphries participates in the first day of team OTAs in Tempe, Ariz. on May 16, 2017. (Photo: Adam Green/Arizona Sports)

    Cardinals’ D.J. Humphries comfortable, hungry as he moves to left tackle

    The Arizona Cardinals' offensive line will look different in 2017, with D.J. Humphries and Jared Veldheer flip-flopping at the tackle positions.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller (26) throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Diamondbacks’ Miller talks differences from this season to last

    Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed pitcher Shelby Miller may be on the path to winning fan support in his second season in the desert.
  • Western Michigan wide receiver Corey Davis (84) cuts away from Ball State cornerback David Moore (13) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Muncie, Ind., Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Larry Fitzgerald wouldn’t mind Cardinals taking WR Corey Davis in NFL Draft

    While some see the Cardinals drafting a quarterback with their first pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Larry Fitzgerald could see them taking Western Michigan WR Corey Davis.
  • Alabama's Reuben Foster tackles Clemson's Hunter Renfrow (13) during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Fox, NFL Network analyst Davis: Cardinals should take Reuben Foster at No. 13

    The 2017 NFL Draft is just under two weeks away, and at this point there's no concrete idea of who the Arizona Cardinals will take at No. 13.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches from the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Saturday, March 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Today’s entitled NBA stars complain about scheduling, but they’ve got it pretty good

    Players sitting out and schedule complaints are common in today's NBA. But current stars still have it pretty good compared to their predecessors.
  • Grand Canyon coach Dan Majerle yells on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    GCU head coach Dan Majerle: ‘I would be crazy to leave GCU right now’

    Grand Canyon head coach Dan Majerle is not leaving anytime soon, despite what you may hear on the rumor mill.
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    Warner: Former Sun Devil QB Osweiler wasn’t ready, needs time to grow

    Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner joined Bickley and Marotta and said Brock Osweiler didn't live up to expectations last year because he wasn't ready.
  • Arizona's Parker Jackson-Cartwright (0) and Allonzo Trier celebrate after Arizona defeated Southern California 90-77 during an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Analyst Jacobsen: Not fourth-best team, but Arizona Wildcats are fine

    Arizona's hopes of winning the Pac-12 title outright and perhaps earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament were dealt a serious blow Saturday.