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Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) points to the stands after intercepting a pass a...
Dave Burns

Nothing like a 40-burger to make Cardinals better

For the Cardinals, there is nothing like a 40-burger to make it all better.
5 years ago
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) hits New England Patriots running back LeGarrett...
John Gambadoro

Failure to defend on third downs was Cardinals’ biggest problem in loss

But if I needed to pick just one thing that did the Cardinals in, it would be their failures defensively on third down.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock, left, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasma...
Kevin Zimmerman

D-backs’ A.J. Pollock shows off ‘better’ arm post-surgery

A.J. Pollock has flashed his speed and his hitting ability since his return from an elbow injury, but the 11th showed something else -- a bigger arm.
5 years ago
Arizona State running back Kalen Ballage runs for touchdown against Colorado in the first quarter o...
Landon Brown

ASU RB Kalen Ballage has big expectations for 2016

Arizona State junior running back Kalen Ballage would like to help ASU improve following a 6-7 2015 season.
5 years ago
Arizona State head coach Todd Graham, right, talks with associated head coach Shawn Slocum, left, d...
Tyler Bassett

Pitchfork Preview: Sun Devils hosting the Lumberjacks to kick off the season

The Arizona State Sun Devils open up the 2016-17 campaign Saturday night against Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in a somewhat new Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller (26) throws against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth ...
Vince Marotta

Shelby Miller to return to D-backs, will start Wednesday vs. Giants

The 2016 season hasn't gone according to plan for Shelby Miller, but the right-hander will have another opportunity to turn it around Wednesday.
5 years ago
Patrick Peterson covers John Brown in Arizona Cardinals practice on Aug. 22, 2016. (Adam Green/Ariz...
Kevin Zimmerman

Patrick Peterson: Cardinals’ challenge is being as great as a year ago

Patrick Peterson acknowledged the challenge for the 2016 Arizona Cardinals is reaching the success of the 2015 team.
5 years ago
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Kevin Zimmerman

A.J. Pollock more than ready to join Diamondbacks lineup, Hale says

Chip Hale talked about A.J. Pollock's likely return, Rubby De La Rosa's rehab and Shelby Miller's timeline to rejoin the Arizona Diamondbacks.
5 years ago
Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Red Bryant (71) lines up against the Green Bay Packers during an...
Kevin Zimmerman

Red Bryant nearly didn’t take flight to work out with Cardinals

Cardinals defensive lineman Red Bryant explained that he was close to retiring and almost didn't join Arizona in the middle of 2015.
5 years ago
Michael Floyd makes a catch during Arizona Cardinals camp on Aug. 2, 2016. (Adam Green/Arizona Spor...
Kevin Zimmerman

Cardinals WR Michael Floyd says he’s elite: Will he get paid like it?

Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd says he's an elite player, but will he get paid like it on his next contract?
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale, front, and third base coach Matt Williams look on from the ...
Kevin Zimmerman

D-backs manager Chip Hale searching for relievers he can trust

Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale discussed a simulated game for Rubby De La Rosa and A.J. Pollock, the bullpen struggles and the plunking of Jean Segura.
5 years ago
Arizona Cardinals left tackle Jared Veldheer practices on July 30, 2016. (Adam Green/ArizonaSports)...
Kevin Zimmerman

Grass-fed beef: Cardinals OL Jared Veldheer talks nutrition, weight-gain

Arizona Cardinals tackle Jared Veldheer has gained weight by eating healthy meats and a lot of them.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller pauses on the mound after giving up his third home run to the C...
John Gambadoro

The Diamondbacks would be wise to hold on to Shelby Miller through the trade deadline

Shelby Miller hasn't been any good for the Arizona Diamondbacks, but the team shouldn't get rid of him at the trade deadline.
5 years ago
Chief baseball officer for the Arizona Diamondbacks' Tony LaRussa, right, talks with pitching coach...
Brendan Kennealy

ESPN’s Kurkjian: Tony La Russa’s ‘only goal is to win’

Tony La Russa is a Major League Baseball Hall of Famer, a three-time World Series champion and a four-time Manager of the Year award winner.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale looks on against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of...
Brendan Kennealy

D-backs’ Hale: David Peralta, Chris Owings nearing return from injury

The Arizona D-backs have dealt with their fair share of injuries this season, especially to their outfielders such as David Peralta and Chris Owings.
5 years ago
Phoenix Suns' Dragan Bender (35) gets fouled by Denver Nuggets' Mateusz Ponitka (20) to send him to...
Tyler Drake

Bjorkgren upbeat after Dragan Bender’s summer struggles

In one of his first showings in the NBA, the Phoenix Suns' Dragan Bender struggled to get anything going, but Summer Suns' head coach Nate Bjorkgren saw some bright spots in the rookie's performance.
5 years ago
FILE - In this May 15, 2016 file photo, United States' Auston Matthews, left, fights for the puck w...
Tyler Drake

Top NHL pick Matthews influenced by Coyotes

Auston Matthews, might skate on the ice up north now as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, but he got his start in the desert.
5 years ago
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Brad Ziegler delivers during the ninth inning of the Boston Red Sox 4...
Adam Green

Ziegler: Trade from Arizona was bittersweet, won’t rule out return to D-backs

Brad Ziegler is excited to join a contender but has nothing but good things to say about the Arizona Diamonbacks.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Jake Lamb follows the flight of his RBI-triple off Colorado Rockies relief pi...
Adam Green

Jake Lamb on final All-Star vote: ‘I want to win badly’

Jake Lamb is hoping to earn enough votes to appear in his first All-Star Game.
5 years ago
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) hugs Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant afte...
John Gambadoro

Durant makes Warriors better, but not a lot better

Kevin Durant will improve a Warriors team that did not really have much room to get better.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Daniel Hudson watches a pitch to Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez du...
John Gambadoro

D-backs, Daniel Hudson would prefer to stick together

The Arizona Diamondbacks will only trade reliever Daniel Hudson if some real value is offered -- meaning they aren't going to give him away.
5 years ago
Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade looks on after his team lost in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Eastern Confe...
John Gambadoro

Dwyane Wade signing with the Bulls could benefit the Suns

Dwyane Wade has decided to join the Chicago Bulls, and the move could very well help the Phoenix Suns thanks to their Goran Dragic trade.
5 years ago
Phoenix Suns' Jared Dudley (3) drives against Los Angeles Clippers' Eric Bledsoe (12) during the se...
Matt Layman

Suns’ Jared Dudley to embrace role as veteran leader

Dudley was a part of the Suns team that made it to the Western Conference Finals. Now, he's back to lead the young Suns of the future.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt slides safely into home plate to score against the San Diego...
Brendan Kennealy

Goldschmidt overcomes early struggles, makes 4th All-Star Game

Even though he struggled at the plate early in the season, Paul Goldschmidt has been named to the National League All-Star team for the fourth straight season.
5 years ago