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  • Greg Byrne does right thing for Arizona in firing Mike Stoops

    “We have relieved Coach Stoops of his duties as head football coach at the University of Arizona.” Many a Wildcat fan has been hoping to hear director of athletics Greg Byrne say those 17 words for a while, and I joined their ranks just one week ago. Needless to say, as an Arizona alum and […]
  • Nash criticizes owners and league over lockout

    PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns point guard Steve Nash isn’t happy over the NBA’s announcement that the first two weeks of the regular season will be canceled. And the star player has taken to Twitter to vent his frustrations over the stalemate between the players and the league’s owners. “The players are negotiating to take less […]
  • Mike Stoops statement following dismissal

    TUCSON – Mike Stoops was fired as head football coach at the University of Arizona Monday and issued the following statement through his agent. “I am very proud of the Wildcat football program and the many accomplishments we have enjoyed. Topping that list is our qualifying for consecutive bowl games the past three seasons for […]
  • Who could coach the Wildcats next season?

    The Arizona Wildcats need a new football coach, and athletic director Greg Byrne has said he will conduct a thorough search for Mike Stoops’ replacement. While many names will be thrown around — some bigger than others — it’s important to note that the chances of anything being done before the end of the season […]
  • Young core has D-backs looking forward to next season

    Despite the first round exit in the playoffs, the Diamondbacks at least showed they belonged there. The young core of players played the underdog role and surprised the entire league this season. That’s probably why they are excited to get back at it next season. “When we show up next year we’ll be ready to […]
  • Mike Stoops out as Arizona coach

    It appears a road loss to previously winless Oregon State was enough to cost Mike Stoops his job. “We’re appreciative of Mike’s dedicated work for the Arizona Wildcats,” Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne said. “Coach Stoops had many successes as our head coach over the last eight seasons. It was a difficult decision but I […]
  • ESPN GameDay adds to ASU/Oregon match-up

    It was already going to be a big game: #18 Arizona State at #9 Oregon. Now add ESPN College GameDay. “All we’ve been doing is watching it,” Sun Devil head coach Dennis Erickson said of ESPN’s signature college football show. “We’ll still watch it but at least we’ll be involved in it a little bit. […]
  • Heap says Cardinals need to focus on the little things

    Arizona Cardinals tight end Todd Heap didn’t play on Sunday, but he was on the sideline. Heap, who was out with a hamstring injury, believes the team needs to stress attention to detail. “I think you need to go back and look at things with a finer tooth comb when you’ve lost four games in […]
  • Sarver: ‘Eventually…the facts of my role, of my involvement, will come out’

    Robert Sarver’s name has come up often with regards to the NBA’s labor talks, and usually not in a positive light. While refusing to speak directly to the issue because of league rules, the Suns owner wants to remind everyone that the truth of his involvement will, at some point, be known. “I can say […]
  • Suns make pair of front office moves

    The Phoenix Suns announced a pair of front office moves Monday, naming Brad Caspar as the team’s president to lead business and non-basketball operations and Jason Rowley as the new Chief Operating Officer. “We are proud to have been able to attract someone of Brad’s caliber to lead our business operations,” said Suns Managing Partner […]
  • Cardinals working hard, just not showing results

    Does the picture look familiar? The one just to the left of this copy. Well it should. The Arizona Cardinals dropped their fourth straight game Sunday, this time to the formally winless Vikings. The picture of players dropping their heads in disappointment has become all to familiar for fans. This time last season the Cardinals […]
  • Coach Whisenhunt wants Cardinals to stay the course

    The Arizona Cardinals are now 1-4 on the season and they’re riding a four game losing streak, yet head coach Ken Whisenhunt is convinced this will turn around. “I like the guys on our football team. And we’re gonna continue to work the way that we know can be successful for us. And at some […]
  • Rhodes’ broken foot leaves Cards’ secondary thinner

    The Arizona Cardinals got bad news on Monday concerning free safety Kerry Rhodes. Rhodes, who left Sunday’s 34-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field, will be out for an extended period of time with a foot injury. “He has a broken bone in his foot,” Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said […]
  • Is Kevin Kolb really better than Derek Anderson?

    The headline is not funny and nobody’s laughing, but it’s worth noting that through five games last season the Arizona Cardinals were 3-2 with wins over the Rams, Raiders and Saints, and this was with Derek Anderson and Max Hall leading the way. At 1-4 this year, their struggles have caused many to wonder what […]
  • Problems for the Cardinals? Kolb’s not even in the top three

    Without question, the rumors about where Kevin Kolb would land to play quarterback in 2011 were the most prevalent during the offseason and NFL lockout. Of course, most people knew that Kolb would end up in Arizona, and he did. We know that the Cardinals gave up a lot to get him. We also know […]