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Newly appointed Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson speaks after being promoted from interim head c...
Vince Marotta

Hiring process, not Earl Watson, leaves Suns fans feeling underwhelmed

The Suns acted quickly in removing the interim tag from Earl Watson's job title. Is that a good thing in the long run?
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke (21) throws against the Colorado Rockies during ...
Adam Green

ESPN’s Stark: Greinke will be fine, D-backs still a playoff contender

ESPN MLB analyst Jayson Stark is confident Zack Greinke and the D-backs' pitchers will improve as the season progresses.
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) is hit by San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker N...
Adam Green

Cardinals TE Gresham: I owe it to organization to be better

No one would have been surprised had Jermaine Gresham chosen to leave Arizona for another team.
6 years ago
New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones (95) celebrates his interception against the Denv...
Adam Green

ESPN’s Reiss: Chandler Jones really likes football, is a team-first guy

In trading for Chandler Jones, the Arizona Cardinals acquired one of the best young pass rushers in the NFL.
6 years ago
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (22) eludes Miami Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vern...
Adam Green

BR’s Cole: No concern over Cardinals’ slow start to free agency

Bleacher Report NFL writer Jason Cole is not panicking over the Cardinals' slow start to free agency.
6 years ago
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Vince Marotta

Can we all get off Carson Palmer’s back now?

The Super Bowl beat-down Cam Newton endured Sunday should serve as a friendly reminder to critics to back off Carson Palmer.
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) throws as Green Bay Packers strong safety Morgan Bu...
Adam Green

Warner: Jitters, not finger injury, likely led to Palmer’s struggles

NFL Network analyst Kurt Warner understands Carson Palmer's injured finger may be an issue, but thinks nerves may have been the bigger problem.
6 years ago
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Vince Marotta

Bruce Arians on second-down play call: ‘I did call a run’

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians clarified a play call that left many perplexed during a 26-20 overtime win over the Packers Saturday night.
6 years ago
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Adam Green

Jake Plummer: Cardinals are doing all the right things

Former Cardinals QB Jake Plummer is impressed with what the organization has built since he played and led the team to the playoffs.
6 years ago
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is sacked by Arizona Cardinals inside linebacker D...
Adam Green

Cardinals coach Arians: Packers ‘will be a different team this time around’

This week, the Cardinals can focus solely on the Green Bay Packers, who beat the Washington Redskins 35-18 to advance to Saturday's game.
6 years ago
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Vince Marotta

The Uninvited: 2015 Bowl Games for Everyone!

Why should anyone be left out? Once again, Vince Marotta has created bowl games for the football teams who didn't earn real invitations this season.
6 years ago
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock (26) tackles Arizona Cardinals running back Chris Joh...
Vince Marotta

Chris Johnson’s injury hurts, but it won’t bury Arizona Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals will still be alright without the service of running back Chris Johnson.
6 years ago
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Vince Marotta

Territorial Cup 2015 Live Blog: Arizona Wildcats vs. Arizona State Sun Devil

The Sun Devils host the Wildcats for the Territorial Cup in Tempe.
6 years ago
Arizona State football team gather together prior to an NCAA college football game against Southern...
Vince Marotta

The scenario is similar, but the eye test says this Arizona State team isn’t like the last two

Despite being 2-2, the Arizona State football team still has plenty of confidence and belief. But it will take more than that to turn their season around.
6 years ago
Through one quarter of the season, there is still plenty of mystery about where the power lies in t...
Vince Marotta

Uncertainty has reigned so far in the Pac-12

Through one quarter of the season, there is still plenty of mystery about where the power lies in the Pac-12.
6 years ago
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Luke Lapinski

Arizona Sports 98.7 FM’s Fantasy Outsiders Draft 2015

With the NFL season upon us, Arizona Sports held its first ever fantasy football draft for a league made up entirely of show hosts – the Fantasy Outsiders.
6 years ago
Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici (2) is wrapped up by Texas A&M defensive lineman Myles Gar...
Vince Marotta

Don’t panic, Sun Devils’ season isn’t over after one loss

Yes, the Arizona State Sun Devils lost to a good Texas A&M team on a big stage Saturday, but that doesn't mean all is lost for Todd Graham and Co.
6 years ago
Phoenix Suns’ Markieff Morris sits in the locker room after an NBA basketball game against th...
Vince Marotta

Markieff Morris, you’ve worn out your welcome in Phoenix

The issue is Morris' perception that he's been slapped in the face by Suns management.
6 years ago
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Vince Marotta

Quick reaction to Arizona State’s new adidas football uniforms

Adidas did a nice job with Arizona State's football uniforms.
6 years ago
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Arizona Sports

One man’s votes for the ‘Franchise Four’ of each Arizona pro team

MLB unveiled the Franchise Four for each baseball club this week. Vince Marotta votes on his choices for all the local teams.
6 years ago
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Arizona Sports

Kudos to the Phoenix Suns’ front office for making offseason interesting

Unexpectedly, the Phoenix Suns have been real players so far in the 2015 offseason.
6 years ago
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Arizona Sports

Sorry Wildcat fans, James Harden is the best NBA player ever from Arizona

Arizona has dominated the state in college basketball, but Arizona State has produced the best NBA player.
6 years ago
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Arizona Sports

Here’s why I don’t care that New England’s Tom Brady ‘cheated’

It took a little more than three months, but investigator Ted Wells finally got around to releasing the findings of his exhaustive report on “Deflategate” — the scandal surrounding the use of under-inflated footballs by quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Wells concluded that Brady probably knew the balls were deflated by Patriots […]
6 years ago
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Arizona Sports

Elite? No, but Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer is one of the most important players in the NFL

Carson Palmer was back on the field Monday in Tempe, and that's excellent news for the Arizona Cardinals.
6 years ago