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  • Suns hit it out of the park and other winners from 2018 NBA Draft

    With the number-one overall pick, the Phoenix Suns were bound to be on many lists of winners in the 2018 NBA Draft, but it was their second maneuver of the night that cemented their status.
  • Sports Illustrated’s Sharp: Deandre Ayton’s confidence is ‘very real’

    After spending time with former Arizona Wildcat Deandre Ayton off the court, writer Andrew Sharp can now say that the big man's confidence isn't all for show.
  • D-backs starter Clay Buchholz getting the most out of his command

    Buchholz inked a minor league contract with the D-backs in early May and has since shined posting a 3.21 ERA and 1.04 WHIP in 28.0 innings of work in the big leagues.
  • New D-backs OF Jon Jay happy to be on a club in the ‘hunt for October’

    Since Jon Jay has joined the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team has not lost a game. Coincidence, maybe. Nonetheless, Jay has been impressed with the work ethic of his teammates and is happy to be on a team with its sights set on playoff baseball.
  • D-backs hitting coach Magadan, GM Hazen discuss team’s hitting approach

    The Arizona Diamondbacks' hitting coach, general manager and star first baseman discussed the team's approach to hitting called tunneling.
  • Devin Booker and Karl-Anthony Towns, the NBA’s next frenemies

    McDonough’s strategy seems obvious. He must make a good-faith effort to acquire Towns from Minnesota, if only to prove his commitment to Booker.
  • The thrill of the Cardinals’ quarterback competition is about to begin

    Valley sports fans could be treated to one of the most riveting competitions in Arizona Cardinals training camp history when Josh Rosen and Sam Bradford duke it out.
  • Cardinals’ Rosen chases perfection not worrying about rookie hurdles

    Josh Rosen explained how he approaches each day and how he doesn't have a frame of reference for excelling as an Arizona Cardinals rookie.
  • Cardinals RB D.J. Foster: Josh Rosen will be ‘exciting for the future, or now’

    Arizona Cardinals running back D.J. Foster believes Josh Rosen's anticipated success in the NFL could come sooner than some expect.
  • Cardinals’ Deone Bucannon embracing leadership role under Wilks

    Arizona Cardinals head money linebacker Deone Bucannon is embracing the challenge of becoming a leader that has been presented to him by Steve Wilks and the rest of the coaching staff.
  • Suns fan Jesse Eisenberg meets NBA hero Dan Majerle on Bickley & Marotta

    Actor Jesse Eisenberg grew up a Phoenix Suns fan and a follower of Dan Majerle, who he met on live radio Thursday during the Bickley & Marotta show.
  • Actor Eisenberg takes blame for Suns’ ’93 loss; Majerle blames Ainge

    By writing a letter to Dan Majerle, Jesse Eisenberg believes he doomed the Phoenix Suns in the 1993 NBA Finals. But Majerle believes it's Danny Ainge's fault.
  • ESPN’s Marks would be stunned if Suns traded for Karl-Anthony Towns

    The reality is that Minnesota Timberwolves big man Karl-Anthony Towns isn't on the trade market, and even if he is, the Phoenix Suns would have to give up the farm for him.
  • Neuheisel: Cardinals’ Josh Rosen is ‘ready-made’ for NFL

    Former UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel dished his latest on quarterback Josh Rosen with Bickley & Marotta on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station.
  • Cardinals OL Justin Pugh: Don’t include me on your injury-prone list

    Justin Pugh read the stories after he signed a five-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals in March for about $45 million. He didn’t like what he read.
  • Chandler Jones: DT Robert Nkemdiche, Cards will benefit from 4-3 defense

    Arizona Cardinals defensive end Chandler Jones believes the 4-3 defense won't be a problem for him and could even help simplify the game for third-year pro Robert Nkemdiche.
  • A definitive explanation of how to pronounce Igor Kokoskov’s name

    When the news broke that the Phoenix Suns had targeted Igor Kokoskov as a candidate to become their head coach, we scrambled to pronounce his name.
  • Jared Dudley: Suns are on track for playoff appearance

    Suns veteran Jared Dudley believes the Phoenix Suns are taking the right steps to return to the playoffs for the first time in eight years.
  • Suns’ Dudley, former Cavs GM Griffin riff on perception of Phoenix

    Former Suns vice president of basketball operations David Griffin and veteran forward Jared Dudley discussed what the franchise's reputation is across the NBA.
  • Popular Crowd: Arizona Sports staff ranks favorite Valley athletes

    Who are the most popular current pro athletes in the Valley? An on-air discussion has turned into a (less than scientific) ranking on the subject.

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