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Logan Newman

The Gambo 5: Second round Cardinals prospects in NFL Draft

Take a look at Gambo's top prospects the Arizona Cardinals may pursue in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft on Friday.
5 years ago
Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel, right, skates with assistant coach Rick Tocchet on the outdoor ho...
John Gambadoro

Hire of Rick Tocchet will pay off for Coyotes in the long run

I couldn’t be more excited with the announcement that Rick Tocchet will become the sixth coach in Coyotes franchise history.
5 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock (11) celebrates his two-run home run against the San Francisco G...
John Gambadoro

Opening Day win a really good start for Arizona Diamondbacks

Sure it's one game, but most of the sold out crowd walked away feeling really good about the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday afternoon.
6 years ago
Official Kevin Cutler, right, walks away as Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousin questions a cal...
John Gambadoro

Gambo: Suns made the best move of all by not trading for DeMarcus Cousins

We should have all been extremely happy when woke up this morning and Cousins was not a member of the Suns, according to John Gambadoro.
6 years ago
Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) reaches out to make a save on a shot as Arizona Coyotes...
John Gambadoro

There are teams interested in Shane Doan, and he should leave

Even though he's spent his entire career with the Coyotes, it's time for Shane Doan to go and pursue the Stanley Cup championship that has eluded him.
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Markus Golden celebrates after sacking Los Angeles Rams quarte...
John Gambadoro

In the case of the 2016 Arizona Cardinals, the numbers lie

The year-end statistics look great in a lot of different categories for the 2016 Arizona Cardinals, but they are just empty numbers.
6 years ago
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John Gambadoro

Fournette and McCaffrey earned the right to skip their bowl games

There is so much to risk by playing for players who are guaranteed first-round picks, so it's OK that Fournette and McCaffrey are focusing on their futures.
6 years ago
FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Vic Beasley (44) hits ...
John Gambadoro

The Cardinals’ season is over, but when did it end?

We certainly didn't need Seattle defeating Los Angeles Thursday night to understand this Arizona Cardinals season was finished.
6 years ago
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John Gambadoro

Big 3 and beyond: The Cardinals suddenly have needs to address

The Arizona Cardinals are looking at much change, no matter if their Big 3 of Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald and Bruce Arians remain.
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald (11) is upended by Carolina Panthers' Kurt Coleman (20) in the ...
John Gambadoro

I need a break from the Cardinals

The bye week comes at a good time. Not just for the Cardinals players, but for the fans.
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians yells during the first half of a football game against th...
John Gambadoro

Blame Bruce Arians for Cardinals’ tie vs. Seahawks

There is so much blame to go around for a 6-6 tie at home with division rival Seattle in a game that Arizona thoroughly dominated statistically.
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton (5) walks to the bench after throwing an interception ag...
John Gambadoro

There is no one reason for Cardinals’ 1-3 record

How can the Cardinals' season be on the brink -- hanging in the balance of a likely Drew Stanton start in San Francisco on Thursday?
6 years ago
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is pressured by Buffalo Bills linebacker Lerentee M...
John Gambadoro

Spread the blame for the Cardinals’ 1-2 start

There are games where you can point to one or two reasons why a team lost. But not this one as the Cardinals were dropped by the Bills.
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
7 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.
7 years ago
Arizona Diamondbacks' Peter O'Brien looks skyward as he arrives at home plate after hitting a three...
John Gambadoro

O’Brien’s got power, but it’s too early to tell if he can really help D-backs

Peter O'Brien gave fans something to talk about Sunday, but can he hit consistently enough to really help the D-backs?
7 years ago
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon (8) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL pre...
John Gambadoro

The Cardinals will have a QB of the future by next season

I wasn't surprised at all that the Arizona Cardinals decided to bypass a quarterback in the 2016 NFL Draft.
7 years ago
Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson, left, talks with guard Ronnie Price (14) on the sideline durin...
John Gambadoro

Phoenix Suns think Earl Watson is the best man for the job

The Phoenix Suns have hired Earl Watson, signing him to a three-year contract.
7 years ago
Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald catches a pass in front of Carolina Panthers' Luke Kuechly duri...
John Gambadoro

Quick thoughts on the Cardinals’ 2016 schedule

The schedule is out, and like always there are things I like and things I don't like.
7 years ago
Villanova head coach Jay Wright talks to Josh Hart (3) during the second half of the NCAA Final Fou...
John Gambadoro

Gambo: Jay Wright unlikely candidate to become Suns head coach

The Phoenix Suns reportedly had interest in Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright, but it seems like an unlikely fit, reports John Gambadoro.
7 years ago
At the time Stanton signed a three-year contract with the Cardinals in 2013, he was the best QB on ...
John Gambadoro

Re-signing Drew Stanton was an important move for the Cardinals

One of the priorities for the Cardinals this off season was keeping Stanton and on Tuesday they got to check off that box.
7 years ago
Newly-appointed Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough smiles during an NBA basketball news co...
John Gambadoro

Suns must have a plan, and it should include Ryan McDonough

Now that the Markieff Morris saga has finally ended it is time for the Phoenix Suns to determine their future, and it should include Ryan McDonough.
7 years ago