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  • Larry Fitzgerald crosses the aisle, brings Democrats and Republicans together

    Is there anything Larry Fitzgerald cannot do? He catches passes. He scores touchdowns. He makes Cardinals fans think they are actually going to win the Super Bowl (damn you, Santonio Holmes). And now, he’s brought Democrats and Republicans together. OK, sort of. Fitzgerald posted a photo Wednesday night that includes himself, Andre Roberts, Sam Acho, […]
  • Terrell Suggs: Television sweetheart

    Last year’s NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Terrell Suggs hasn’t made an impact on the field this year for the Baltimore Ravens. The former Arizona State Sun Devil suffered an Achilles’ tendon injury in the offseason, and his return date to the gridiron is still up in the air. But just because Suggs isn’t […]
  • Ohio State marching band the big winners Saturday

    The Ohio State Buckeyes went into halftime of their game against Nebraska Saturday with a 35-24 lead. They went on to win the game 63-38 (defense, anyone?), but the real story is the awesomeness that was on full display by the band during the intermission. The Ohio State University Marching Band, which is known as […]
  • Old Fashioned Mascot War: Sparky vs. Puddles

    It all started about a month ago, when Puddles, the Oregon Ducks mascot, announced his candidacy for the office of President of the United States of America. With the Ducks coming to Tempe in a little over two weeks time, the fine folks over at Arizona State took it upon themselves to get into the […]
  • Jay Feely whistles ‘Whistle’ before game-winning field goal

    Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely has made game-winning field goals in three of the team’s last six home games. He’s nailed four game-winners in his career with the Cardinals, and nine total in his career. The 36-year-old has now connected on 18 consecutive field goal attempts dating back to last season. He’s shown a penchant […]
  • Trio of Arizona Cardinals to test their baseball skills

    The Arizona Cardinals are proving they are adept at the game of football, as they have started the 2012 season with four straight wins. But as any sports fan will tell you, seeing your favorite players dominate every week on the way to countless victories gets old after a while, so it’s nice to see […]
  • New cribs for Montero and Campbell

    New contracts…new houses. Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero signed a $60 million deal with the team five months ago. Now, he’s spent some of that hard earned dough on a new house mansion, according to Phoenix Business Journal. The 10,800 square-foot home, still under construction, previously was listed for $5.3 million. It has six bedrooms […]
  • Want to dine with former UA, current Patriots star Rob Gronkowski?

    Have you ever wanted to have lunch with NFL star Rob Gronkowski? Well good news, now is your chance! Dunkin’ Donuts, the company that makes delicious baked goods, is offering a chance to be one of 40 people who gets to have lunch with the former Arizona star. Don’t believe us? It’s all right here […]
  • Amare Stoudemire, children’s author?

    Amare Stoudemire. Superstar. Six-time NBA All-Star. Fashion plate. Children’s author? Yup, add that skill to Stoudemire’s résumé. The former Phoenix Sun appeared on The Daily Show with John Stewart on Comedy Central Thursday night and talked about his new series of children’s books that reflect on his childhood experiences. STAT says he wrote the books […]
  • Suns unveil new court

    Along with a complete roster facelift, the Phoenix Suns will have a different look on the court in 2012-13 — literally. In his first official tweet as Suns President, Jason Rowley linked to the court unveiling video on Wednesday. Something special for my first tweet as Suns Prez. The @suns‘ new hardwood floor! […]
  • Your favorite team’s logo is now on a hamburger

    You see logos everywhere you go, but generally not on food you are about to consume. Until now. Thanks to ESPN sports business guy Darren Rovell, we now know people will have an opportunity to show their team spirit by eating their team’s logo. Gary Wilkerson, who is the president of Kergan Brothers Sonic in […]
  • Bissonnette, Feely on dubious Deadspin list

    In the same week that Phoenix Coyotes forward Paul Bissonnette was singled out by Sports Illustrated not once, but twice about his Twitter prowess, the other shoe has dropped. has published their response to SI’s list — The 67 Worst Accounts in Sports. And yes, Biz Nasty appears on it. Bissonnette comes in at […]
  • Confirmed: Rich Rodriguez is NOT playing Josh Groban music at practice

    As his No. 22 Arizona Wildcats get set to head north to Eugene, Oregon to take on the third-ranked Ducks, Rich Rodriguez is doing everything he can to make sure his players are ready. A guest on Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf, the coach said he’s prepared his squad for Autzen Stadium by cranking […]
  • Another Twitter honor for Biz Nasty

    Sports Illustrated released their annual list of the one hundred most influential Tweeters in the sports world Wednesday. The list includes many familiar names: Bill Simmons of ESPN/Grantland, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban among them. There isn’t a whole lot of Arizona influence on the list at all. […]
  • San Antonio Spurs unveil very Spurs-like alternate uniform

    The San Antonio Spurs will look a bit different this season. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili will be there until the end of time, and Gregg Popovich will still be running things. The difference will be purely aesthetic, as the Spurs will be rocking a new, alternate uniform. Goodbye, drab look that features […]
  • USC’s Kiffin attempts to hold shortest press conference in history

    USC head football coach Lane Kiffin has reason to be upset. His Trojans just lost to Stanford 21-14, putting their National Championship hopes on thin ice. His offensive line, charged with protecting Heisman Trophy candidate Matt Barkley, yielded five sacks and struggled to keep the quarterback upright. And his name is Lane. Still, none of […]
  • Bissonnette’s tweeting prowess recognized

    We’re not breaking any news here: Paul Bissonnette of the Phoenix Coyotes is a funny guy. Whether it’s his featured videos on or through his twitter account, the NHL tough guy entertains. One of his tweets made Sports Illustrated’s list of the Ten Most Memorable Tweets of 2012. The tweet lets everyone know just […]
  • Every Pac-12 fan in :60

    You may remember a few weeks ago here on The Haboob, we posted a funny video that from NOC that featured every NFL fan in 90 seconds. Now, the same folks have produced a similar video about the fans of the Pac-12, and wouldn’t you know it, they’ve more than captured the essence in most […]
  • Smart Stanford kids skip class on Sunday

    Few people would doubt the academic prowess of the student body at Stanford University. Known for producing some incredibly smart people — and the Lopez twins — most would agree anyone who hails from Palo Alto would make it a point to go to class. Unless, of course, their football team just upset the USC […]
  • Fitzgerald finds himself in control again

    Since signing an 8-year, $120 million dollar contract in August 2011, Larry Fitzgerald has had to endure quite a lot over the last year. The Cardinals’ wideout has been forced to catch passes from the much-maligned quarterback duo of John Skelton and Kevin Kolb. He’s been shut out of the playoffs for two consecutive years. […]