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Tyler Drake

D-backs’ Archie Bradley: I wanted to be the closer ‘so I could get paid’

While Bradley might not have topped last year's accident story, the reliever once again told the honest truth ahead of the D-backs game on Friday.
2 years ago
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Haboob Blog

Bickley & Marotta sing during the 7th-inning stretch

Bickley and Marotta try out their singing voices over the mic this time as they sing during the seventh-inning stretch on Wednesday.
3 years ago
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Dan Bickley

Cards need one team to leave Indy hell-bent on acquiring No. 1 pick

The Cardinals need one team to leave the combine hell-bent on acquiring the No. 1 overall pick maximizing Arizona’s options and leverage on draft night.
3 years ago
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Vince Marotta

Mystery around ‘new’ Cardinals permeates NFL Combine in Indy

After a 3-13 season and an out-of-the-box coaching hire, nobody really knows what to make of the Arizona Cardinals, and the team is relishing that fact.
3 years ago
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Haboob Blog

A Star Is Born – Kliff Kingsbury and Josh Rosen: A Cardinals parody

Playing Kliff Kingsbury and Josh Rosen, 98.7 FM gives an Arizona Cardinals rendition of the Oscar-nominated song "Shallow" from "A Star is Born."
3 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Steven Souza Jr. hits an RBI double against the San Francisco Giants during t...
Cole Bailey

D-backs’ Souza looks to bounce back after challenging 2018 season

Steven Souza Jr. joined Bickley and Marotta Thursday afternoon, where he discussed his struggles last season and his mindset in moving past them.
3 years ago
Larry Fitzgerald Jr. smiles before putting on the 10th green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course durin...
Haboob Blog

98.7 FM listeners tell their favorite stories of meeting the famous

Bickley & Marotta asked and listeners answered: 'Who is the most famous person you have ever sat near at a game, restaurant or event?'
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Joe Lunardi: ASU in position to earn at-large NCAA Tournament bid

ASU is on the bubble, but ESPN's Joe Lunardi believes it can lock up an NCAA Tournament at-large bid before the Pac-12 Tournament.
3 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks president and CEO Derrick Hall does an interview with The Doug & Wolf Show...
Arizona Sports

98.7 FM’s 2019 Newsmakers Week stories and recap

Every year for one week in February, the ones who are in charge of making the biggest decisions for Arizona sports teams join Doug & Wolf on 98.7 Arizona's Sports Station. 
3 years ago
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Haboob Blog

Celebrating Valentine’s Day, Arizona Sports style, with a Suns poem

Jarrett Carlen of Bickley & Marotta reads his Valentine's Day Suns poetry as we search for love during dire times for Arizona sports teams.
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Why an NFL mock draft has the Cardinals picking QB Kyler Murray

Draft Wire's Luke Easterling's latest 2019 NFL mock draft has the Arizona Cardinals picking Kyler Murray. It's not because he thinks it'll happen.
3 years ago
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Chris Howley

D-backs’ Lovullo addresses center field, first base and not rebuilding

With spring training only a few weeks away, the Arizona Diamondbacks still have holes to fill at first base and center field.
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Not about the PGs: ESPN’s Arnovitz provides a brief rant on the Suns

ESPN NBA writer Kevin Arnovitz doesn't think the Phoenix Suns' lack of a point guard is as big of an issue as the reason it's an issue.
3 years ago
The Arizona Cardinals introduce their new head coach Kliff Kingsbury, middle, flanked by owner Mich...
Arizona Sports

A list of Kliff Kingsbury’s haters and skeptics

Kliff Kingsbury has his skeptics as he takes on the task of turning around the Arizona Cardinals.
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Kiper’s 1st NFL mock: Bosa might be too good for Cardinals to pass up

In his first mock, Mel Kiper Jr. thinks Ohio State's Nick Bosa might be too good for the Arizona Cardinals to trade their No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
3 years ago
The Arizona Cardinals new head coach Kliff Kingsbury addresses the media, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, ...
Dan Bickley

Kliff Kingsbury showed poise during introduction as Cardinals HC

Kliff Kingsbury is as cool as he looks. His voice is deeper than you expect. He showed a great deal of poise in his first press conference as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.
3 years ago
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Tyler Drake

Kliff Notes: Kingsbury familiar with Cardinals, takes pride in QB position

Kingsbury was officially introduced as Arizona's head coach Wednesday. The HC prides himself with the QB position and brings with him an offensive mindset.
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Dom Capers reportedly a consideration as Cardinals eye veteran DC

Could the Arizona Cardinals and coach Kliff Kingsbury target Dom Capers as defensive coordinator? GM Steve Keim said he wants the team to run a 3-4.
3 years ago
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Logan Newman

Wyche: 1-and-done Wilks might be giving Cardinals candidates pause

General manager Steve Keim's presence at the helm has created varying opinions of the Arizona Cardinals head coach opening.
3 years ago
A dog-breath season is mercifully over. All that remains is the day of reckoning. Somebody must pay...
Dan Bickley

All that’s left of the Cardinals’ season is Big Red Black Monday

A dog-breath season is mercifully over. All that remains is the day of reckoning. Somebody must pay for the worst NFL season in Arizona sports history.
3 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to the plate during the first inning of a...
Jake Anderson

D-backs GM ‘not optimistic’ Greinke trade will happen

After losing Patrick Corbin to free agency and trading Paul Goldschmidt, Zack Greinke might be the next departure for the D-backs this offseason.
3 years ago
Indiana Pacers guard Darren Collison (2) is guarded by Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (...
Kevin Zimmerman

New Sun Kelly Oubre: ‘If you’re in my way, you’re getting destroyed’

Wizards forward Trevor Ariza and Suns forward Kelly Oubre both had soundbite-worthy quotes in their first comments with their new teams.
3 years ago
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Arizona Sports

D-backs’ Hazen, Hall to appear on 98.7 FM’s ‘Hot Stove Summit’

Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Mike Hazen and President and CEO Derrick Hall will appear in studio on Tuesday as part of an hour-long segment dedicated to one of the biggest and busiest offseasons in team history.
3 years ago
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen (3) reacts after being sacked against the Detroit Lions du...
Kevin Zimmerman

Domino effect of Cardinals losing Kirk hurts Rosen most

With Christian Kirk out, the Arizona Cardinals got predictable, and that's a problem with Josh Rosen's health and development the team's focus.
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Lovullo: D-backs will mull Lamb at 1st after Goldschmidt trade

Could Jake Lamb slide to first and replace Paul Goldschmidt, who was traded to the Cardinals? Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo is considering it.
3 years ago
Phoenix Suns vice president of basketball operations James Jones does an interview with The Doug &a...
Kevin Zimmerman

Suns’ oddly-timed GM firing leads to concerns 2 months later

The Phoenix Suns still haven't filled in a basketball operations staff that fired five prominent members before the start to the season.
3 years ago
FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2018, file photo, Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards looks on before an...
Dan Bickley

ASU’s Herm Edwards pulled off improbable, successful debut season

Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards is a change of pace to the tyranny of evil in college football, a fatherly alternative.
3 years ago
Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks watches during the second half of an NFL football game aga...
Dylan Carter

Cardinals’ Steve Wilks experiencing a learning curve in first year as HC

NFL analyst Mark Schlereth believes that Wilks needs time to adjust to his job in the same way a rookie player needs to adapt to the league.
3 years ago
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Carson Field

Ex-Cardinals kicker Feely on current team: ‘It’s been a coaching failure’

At 2-9, the Arizona Cardinals are among the worst teams in the NFL, and former kicker Jay Feely voiced his displeasure about the coaching.
3 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

Vets out, youngsters in: Cardinals make flurry of roster moves

Zane Gonzalez and Korey Cunningham will start after the Arizona Cardinals waived Andre Smith and Bene Benwikere, then put Phil Dawson on injured reserve.
3 years ago