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Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals talks to Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardina...
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Starts for Arizona Cardinals, Arizona State all about perspective

What do you believe? The Cardinals' and Sun Devils' seasons are all about your perspective and expectations.
9 months ago
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Arizona Rattlers fall to Massachusetts Pirates in 2021 IFL United Bowl

The Arizona Rattlers dropped another championship game in their own backyard, losing to the Massachusetts Pirates in overtime.
10 months ago
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Loss vs. ‘punch you in the face’ Titans would be telling of Cardinals

The Titans and Vikings, the first two opponents of the year for the Arizona Cardinals, are the antithesis of the Arizona Cardinals.
10 months ago
Did you know Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson has more interceptions this season than the Seattle Se...
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Research & Doug Week 5: Interesting football facts from Doug Franz and elsewhere

Doug Franz presents some interesting football nuggets from Week 5 in Research & Doug.
7 years ago
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians argues a call with head linesman John McGrath (5) during ...
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There’s a rough road ahead for the Arizona Cardinals

Between the time you’re reading this and the moment you sit down to watch Arizona take on ASU in Tempe, the Arizona Cardinals will in play in Glendale once.
7 years ago
Arizona Cardinals kick returner David Johnson (31) runs the opening kickoff or a touchdown during t...
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Research & Doug: Interesting NFL facts from Doug Franz and elsewhere

Doug Franz shares interesting tidbits about the NFL in this week's Research & Doug
7 years ago
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Motivation Monday: What motivates Doug Franz

Here's what motivates Doug Franz on this Monday.
7 years ago
Arizona Cardinals' quarterback Carson Palmer (3) works out during an NFL football training camp, We...
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In Carson Palmer I trust

Every $19.95 invention grabbed my attention. If I buy now, I can get my offer doubled. However, this offer is not available in stores! From age 5 to 14, almost every time an ad came on TV with an incredible idea, my dad would say, “If the offer is too good to believe, don’t.” Dad, […]
7 years ago
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Confidence, questions and concerns from Week 1 of Cardinals camp

Doug Franz gives us what he's confident about and what concerns him about the Arizona Cardinals.
7 years ago
FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks a...
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Maybe this will turn around delusional New England fans about Deflategate?

Maybe if Patriot fans hear the entire Deflategate episode transposed into an entirely different topic, they will better understand just how lost they are.
7 years ago
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Gold but not Goldy: The 2015 MLB Home Run Derby

The only thing better would be to see Goldy out there.
7 years ago
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Goldy, the Dodgers and a cheetah

My first day back from my summer break, I always write a vacation blog. I do it to help you in case you plan a similar trip. I, also, like to get your feedback because I may have just had a bad experience that is not normal.
7 years ago
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Devin Booker was a great pick by the Phoenix Suns, but …

Ryan McDonough made a good draft pick Thursday night, but there are still concerns to be dealt with moving forward.
7 years ago
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Archie Bradley should be an Ace

It's pounded into the head of every amateur athlete: There's no I in team.
7 years ago
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Your turn: How does the NBA fix tanking?

Earlier this week, I asked you for your opinions on what needs to happen to the draft lottery. Here's a sample of some with varying degrees of opinions.
7 years ago
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It’s time to look into relegating tanking

Tanking is a stain on sports.
7 years ago
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It’s time to tank tanking

There's got to be a better way. The greatest nation in the history of our planet has invented something terribly American: tanking.
7 years ago
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Is cheating worth it?

The New England Patriots are the most successful North American sports franchise of the 21st century.
7 years ago
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Eight takes on the Arizona Cardinals’ 2015 schedule

Doug Franz offers his unique observations on the Cardinals' 2015 slate of games, which was released Tuesday.
7 years ago
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Great does not make Todd Gurley right for the Arizona Cardinals

A completely healthy Todd Gurley will be a great player in the NFL. The Arizona Cardinals should not draft Todd Gurley.
7 years ago
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In Ray Anderson they trust

All indications point to Jeff Capel as the next head coach of Arizona State.
7 years ago
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On Arizona State’s coaching search: Sad, but true

There's zero buzz in the Phoenix marketplace for ASU basketball.
7 years ago
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A gift for the Pac-12 is a national joke

Some mistakes are so egregious it calls every other accomplishment into question.
7 years ago
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Darnell Dockett did right…and wrong

Darnell Dockett is not disloyal. Dockett is not a traitor. Dockett is, however, a hypocrite.
7 years ago