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98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station presents 2018 Newsmakers Week

Arizona Coyotes general manager John Chayka talks with The Doug & Wolf Show on 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (Matt Layman/Arizona Sports)

For one week every year, the people who make the big decisions for Arizona’s sports teams join Doug & Wolf on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station.

Leaders for the Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Coyotes and Arizona State Sun Devils, among others, are dropping into the studios to chat about the past year and what’s to come in 2018.

At this web address, we’ll be listing the best stories to come from Newsmakers Week interviews and posting links and video clips of those interviews for you to keep up.

Friday, Feb. 16


Cardinals general manager Steve Keim

Suns general manager Ryan McDonough

Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet

GCU president Brian Mueller



McDonough: Suns ready for the next step with Devin Booker

Cardinals GM Steve Keim: Larry Fitzgerald will help QB recruitment

Thoughts from Newsmakers Week, Days 4 and 5: Keim, McDonough visit

Thursday, Feb. 15


Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks

Rattlers head coach Kevin Guy

D-backs president and CEO Derrick Hall

ASU president Michael Crow

Waste Management Phoenix Open Chairman Chance Cozby



Cards coach Steve Wilks announces Larry Fitzgerald is coming back

Derrick Hall: D-backs humidor could be ahead of MLB-wide trend

ASU president Crow: Herm Edwards hire was about trust in AD

Wednesday, Feb. 14


ASU athletic director Ray Anderson

GCU basketball coach Dan Majerle

Suns VP of basketball ops James Jones

Suns president Jason Rowley

Fiesta Bowl executive Mike Nealy



Suns VP of basketball ops James Jones sees a fluid timeline

ASU can be the house Bobby Hurley built, AD Ray Anderson says

Thoughts from Newsmakers Week, Day 3: Majerle and Anderson in studio

Suns arena plans ‘not figured out yet’, team president says

GCU head coach Dan Majerle has ‘best job in the country’

Tuesday, Feb. 13


Cardinals president Michael Bidwill

Former Suns owner and Arizona sports icon Jerry Colangelo

ASU football coach Herm Edwards

Suns coach Jay Triano

Mercury GM Jim Pitman



Cardinals’ Michael Bidwill happy with homegrown Keim, first days of Wilks

Herm Edwards has a plan to develop ASU’s young players

Suns’ Jay Triano takes no offense to Steve Kerr’s coaching tactics

Jerry Colangelo: Grand Canyon basketball will continue to grow

Thoughts from Newsmakers Week, Day 2: Bidwill and Edwards visit

Monday, Feb. 12


Diamondbacks GM Mike Hazen

Coyotes GM John Chayka



GM Mike Hazen: D-backs mulling options in sluggish free agent market

John Chayka, Coyotes remain patient with trade deadline weeks off

Thoughts from Newsmakers Week Day 1: Hazen and Chayka speak

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