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Vince Marotta

Fourth-down decisions, execution continue to haunt Kingsbury, Cardinals

For at least the second time in the 2019 season, a failed fourth-down play call cost the Arizona Cardinals dearly in a game they'd go on to lose.
2 years ago
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Arizona Sports

Vince Marotta and Jarrett Carlen engage in Territorial Cup Roast Battle

Show host and long-time ASU fan Vince Marotta and producer, fashion icon and Wildcat lover Jarrett Carlen engaged in the first-ever Territorial Cup Roast Battle.
2 years ago
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Jake Anderson

Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury: ‘We’re a work in progress’

Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury says that the team is "a work in progress" as the team heads into its Week 12 bye.
2 years ago
Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals is helped off the field after an injury during the fo...
Arizona Sports

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson ‘day-to-day’ after calf injury vs. Bucs

The Arizona Cardinals aren't sure whether Patrick Peterson (calf) will play this week, but the early word is they're not concerned it's long-term.
2 years ago
Deandre Ayton #22 of the Phoenix Suns during the second half of the NBA game against the Sacramento...
Kevin Zimmerman

Charles Barkley: Suns’ winning a ‘wakeup call’ for Deandre Ayton

Take it from a man who faced his early career missteps and learned from it: Deandre Ayton can take his 25-game diuretic suspension as a wakeup call.
2 years ago
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals reacts during the second half of a game against...
Matt Layman

Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury stands by failed 4th-and-1 attempt

The Cardinals went for it on 4th-and-1 in their own territory against the Saints on Sunday, and that failed play led to a New Orleans touchdown.
2 years ago
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Arizona Sports

Channing Frye on the Suns after winning opener: ‘That’s a ticket I’d buy’

Channing Frye had good things to say about James Jones and was bullish on the Suns after their opening-night win over the Kings.
2 years ago
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals watches the clock and calls a time out late in ...
Arizona Sports

Schlereth on Cardinals’ offensive line: ‘I know guys were upset’

Mark Schlereth is standing his ground that the comments he made about the Cardinals' offensive line and the play-calling are accurate.
2 years ago
Chandler Jones #55 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates his sack of Daniel Jones #8 of the New York ...
Matt Layman

Cardinals’ Chandler Jones not worried about being underrated

Chandler Jones was snubbed from the NFL Network's top-100 list. But on Sunday against the Giants, he looked plenty elite, recording four sacks.
2 years ago
Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals looks to pass against the Detroit Lions in the...
Matt Layman

Mark Schlereth: Cardinals’ O-line was unhappy with play calls, now satisfied

NFL analyst Mark Schlereth said the Cardinals' offensive line was previously unhappy with Kliff Kingsbury's play calling, but the coach has since adjusted.
2 years ago
Tim Thomas #2 (R) of the Phoenix Suns looks in on referees (L-R) Tim Donaghy #21, Bill Spooner #22 ...
Kellan Olson

Donaghy: Dislike of Suns owner Sarver was factor in rigging of Spurs series

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy joined 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station to discuss betting on games that he officiated in.
2 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Cardinals hope return of Patrick Peterson gives defensive boost

Don't expect Patrick Peterson's return from suspension to be an outright solve. But yes, the Arizona Cardinals are glad he's back.
2 years ago
While David Johnson lead the Arizona Cardinals for the second week in receiving yards, Chase Edmond...
Kaci Demarest

Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds tuning out noise

While David Johnson lead the Arizona Cardinals for the second week in receiving yards, Chase Edmonds had his best game of the season Sunday.
2 years ago
Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury, right, talks with general manager Steve Keim, left, a...
Dan Bickley

GM Steve Keim’s desperate moves are dooming winless Cardinals

Dan Bickley writes that general manager Steve Keim is making decisions out of desperation for his job and is causing the Cardinals' struggles in recent years.
2 years ago
(Left: Jalen Thompson, Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. (Right: Deionte Thomp...
Kaci Demarest

Kingsbury: Cardinals’ rookies will get a chance with Swearinger’s release

After the Arizona Cardinals released veteran safety D.J. Swearinger, the team will turn to rookie safeties Deionte Thompson and Jalen Thompson.
2 years ago
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) scores a touchdown in the second half of an NFL f...
Jake Anderson

Schlereth: Cardinals’ David Johnson is not a dynamic offensive player

NFL analyst Mark Schlereth told Bickley & Marotta on Wednesday that he does not believe Cardinals running back David Johnson is a dynamic offensive player.
2 years ago
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals looks on prior to the game against the Baltimor...
Kellan Olson

Cardinals’ Kingsbury ready to move on from hoopla surrounding clap snaps

The Arizona Cardinals brought back the clap snap in Sunday's loss the Baltimore Ravens and were not called for a penalty in doing so.
2 years ago
Detroit Lions defensive back C.J. Moore (49) lines up against Arizona Cardinals cornerback Byron Mu...
Matt Layman

Kingsbury: Cardinals rookies Byron Murphy, Kyler Murray impressed

The Arizona Cardinals tied the Detroit Lions on Sunday, while the first two players they picked in the 2019 NFL Draft had strong debuts.
2 years ago
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals looks on before a preseason game against the Denver Bronco...
Arizona Sports

Eyes on Kyler: 98.7 FM on the expectations for the Cardinals QB

Kyler Murray begins his NFL career in a unique situation with the Arizona Cardinals. It appears most of us at 98.7 FM are buying the hype.
2 years ago
Quarterback Jayden Daniels #5 of the Arizona State Sun Devils drops back to pass during the first h...
Kellan Olson

Jayden Daniels was able to settle in quickly for ASU debut

Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels was able to get over the jitters of his first college start in the season opener for the Sun Devils.
2 years ago
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - AUGUST 08: Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals talks with Kyler...
Jake Anderson

Wyche: Murray key to Kingsbury succeeding as college-to-NFL coach

NFL Network analyst Steve Wyche joined 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station's Bickley & Marotta on Tuesday to discuss what to expect from the 2019 Cardinals.
2 years ago
Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray during the team’s Red and White Practice Saturday, August 3, 20...
Alex Weiner

It’s personal: FOX Sports’ Davis has reason to be excited for Kyler Murray

FOX NFL Analyst Charles Davis said that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murrary could stack up to NFL greats like Jim Thorpe and Deion Sanders.
2 years ago
Wide receiver Rico Gafford #10 of the Oakland Raiders scores a 53 yard touchdown reception ahead of...
Vince Marotta

Cardinals’ ugly showing makes it hard to remember ‘it’s only preseason’

It wasn't easy watching the Arizona Cardinals' sloppy preseason effort Thursday, but repeat after me, "it's only preseason...it's only preseason."
2 years ago
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals watches from the sidelines during the NFL prese...
Kevin Zimmerman

Kliff Kingsbury is in love with football: Ask him or ESPN’s Joe Tessitore

'I haven't fallen in love with a woman that I'm willing to walk away from the game for,' Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said.
2 years ago
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - AUGUST 08: Patrick Peterson #21 of the Arizona Cardinals looks on during a pres...
Kevin Zimmerman

Cardinals prepare to begin phasing out CB Patrick Peterson

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson will soon begin taking a backseat even though his suspension doesn't begin until the regular season.
2 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Robbie Ray (38) throws against the Baltimore Orioles during t...
Zack Larsen

D-backs’ Robbie Ray not ready to call himself ace after Greinke trade

After trading Zack Greinke at the deadline, Arizona Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray said he isn't ready to proclaim himself as the new ace of the team.
2 years ago
Arizona Cardinals' head coach Kliff Kingsbury looks back at Kyler Murray (1) during the teams' NFL ...
Zack Larsen

Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury: Murray has taken an ‘immediate’ leadership role

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray has taken on a leadership role with the team during training camp as they prepare for first game on Thursday.
2 years ago
Arizona Cardinals CB Byron Murphy walks during training camp on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at State Fa...
Zack Larsen

Cardinals DB Byron Murphy ready for any role in rookie season

Arizona Cardinals defensive back Byron Murphy has a lot to learn in year one and without Patrick Peterson for six games, he's prepared for any role.
2 years ago
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Hunter Hippel

Zach Allen supports new-school style of Cardinals practices

Cardinals rookie defensive lineman Zach Allen joined Bickley & Marotta to discuss media speculation about the lack of physicality in training camp.
2 years ago
Wide receiver Jay MacIntyre #14 of the Colorado Buffaloes is tackled by safety Jalen Thompson #34 o...
Zack Larsen

Cardinals’ Jalen Thompson believes he was a ‘steal’ in supplemental draft

Arizona Cardinals safety Jalen Thompson, who was recently selected in the supplemental draft, said he was a steal and details how he heard he got drafted.
2 years ago