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  • Wily Mo the latest in a long line of fads

    At first it seemed like a great idea. Wily Mo Pena in the Home Run Derby. Bombing back in the bigs after two years of minor league exile. Playing for the host team. Why not? It’d be a hell of a show. It even had its own Twitter hashtag, #WilyMo4Derby. So while a deserving Ian […]
  • Mickael Pietrus disses Suns in favor of Kobe and the Los Angeles Lakers

    Mickael Pietrus may have exercised a $5.3 million option for next season but that doesn’t mean he wants to stay in Phoenix or that he even likes the Suns at this point. Thanks to a quote in the French newspaper L’Equipe, we now know that the small forward has his eyes on joining forces with […]
  • MLB never gets it right

    PHOENIX – I don’t like the Home Run Derby. I don’t watch the Home Run Derby. I don’t care about the Home Run Derby. Yet it still frustrates me to see how Major League Baseball butchered the decision to not put Justin Upton in the Home Run Derby. Look at this bomb Upton hit into […]
  • Vince Carter could find spot overseas

    Assuming the Phoenix Suns buyout the final year of Vince Carter’s contract, the former All-Star will become a free agent in search of a new team. That team, though, could be a bit further away than anyone originally thought. The last rumors from Turkey after McGrady: Besiktas interested in Vince Carterless than a minute ago […]
  • Former Cardinal wants Vince Young as QB

    PHOENIX – While the world waits for the NFL lockout to be over so the Arizona Cardinals can ratchet up their pursuit of Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb, a former Cardinals player has thrown a new name and quarterback the team should look into acquiring before Kolb. Former Cardinals defensive lineman Bertrand Berry believes Titans quarterback […]
  • Inside the Box: Collmenter’s effort wasted

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for July 6, 2011: Brewers 3, Diamondbacks 1 The Good: Kelly Johnson led off the game with a home run, his 15th of the year. The homer looked like it could […]
  • Towers surprised, pleased with where D-backs are at

    When Kevin Towers took over as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks he appeared to be facing a fairly steep uphill climb. The Diamondbacks, after all, had lost 189 games over the previous two seasons and really showed little sign of turning things around. Then the season happened. “I did inherit a very good […]
  • Kolb worthy of first round pick, nothing else

    The Arizona Cardinals need a quarterback. While this is certainly not breaking news, and it may no longer even qualify as old news, it is still an issue that needs to be addressed. “Do I want the Eagles to trade Kevin Kolb to the Cardinals? Yes I do,” Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug Franz said on […]
  • Armen Gilliam passes away

    Armen Gilliam, 47, the former No. 2 overall pick of the Phoenix Suns in 1987 died of a heart attack Wednesday. Gilliam collapsed while playing basketball and was rushed to a nearby hospital. “The Hammer,” played in the 1987 Final Four with UNLV prior to being drafted by the Suns. Gilliam played two seasons in […]
  • Dockett, Campbell among division’s best

    Although the Cardinals defense struggled last season, there are two members of Arizona’s defensive line ranked in the top-15 in the NFC West. Matt Williamson of Scouts Inc, recently revealed players 11-15 of his top 15 players in the NFC West and both Darnell Dockett and Calais Campbell were listed. While it is no surprise […]
  • Upton focused on World Series, not Home Run Derby

    Arizona sports fans may be upset Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton was not selected to participate in the Home Run Derby, but the 23-year-old right fielder has bigger goals. Growing up I never dreamed of winning the Home Run Derby, but I did dream of winning a World Series and that is where my focus is.less […]
  • Analyst believes Pena must improve to stay with D-backs

    PHOENIX – Wily Mo Pena has burst on the Arizona scene crushing towering home runs in only a limited role. However, an ESPN analyst believes Pena’s time in Arizona could be short-lived if he doesn’t improve on other aspects of his game. “I don’t think he fits in other than as a pinch-hitter now even […]
  • DDB: Yandle wants to be Coyote for long time

    GLENDALE – The Coyotes have taken a major step in solidifying their defense by re-signing All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle to a five-year contract. After a lull in talks, negotiations between Yandle, a restricted free agent, and the Coyotes heated up Tuesday morning and the deal was closed on Tuesday afternoon. Yandle, 24, said that when […]
  • As the price for Kolb rises, Cards should bow out

    If the Arizona Cardinals want Kevin Kolb they will have to outbid the Seattle Seahawks. Pete Carroll’s squad is rumored to be offering a first round pick and a second round pick for the Eagles backup. The Cardinals, thought to be the favorite to land the QB, would theoretically have to beat that offer. “Am […]
  • Justin Upton left out of home run derby

    He may be the Diamondbacks’ best player, but the only time you’ll see Justin Upton on the field during the All-Star festivities is during the game itself. Upton, who has hit 13 home runs this season and will represent the D-backs Tuesday night, was not selected by Prince Fielder to take part in the home […]
  • Cardinals might be looking for new inside linebacker

    When the NFL lockout is lifted, teams will have a short period of time to search the free agent market to fill holes on their rosters. One source believes Arizona will be looking for a new inside linebacker if they don’t believe one of their rookies can fill the position. “Don’t be surprised if the […]
  • Arizona’s Foles, Criner on Maxwell Award list

    The Arizona Wildcats, if nothing else, should be able to score some points this season. Seniors Nick Foles and Juron Criner were both named to the Maxwell Award list. Named for sportswriter Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, the award has been given to America’s most outstanding college football player, as voted on by the club’s selection […]
  • Like Diamondbacks, Cardinals would be rewarded with patience

    Justin Upton’s selection to the 2011 National League All-Star team shows what happens when a team acquires a young player with unlimited potential and ability. Guys with five tools don’t come around very often, and it’s great when a team can land a guy with that kind of ability. It’s even greater when the team […]
  • Steve Breaston to reunite with Todd Haley in Kansas City?

    While most of the attention has gone to who the Cardinals will be adding once the NFL’s lockout ends, the team must deal with the important decisions of who to keep around as well. Among the players expected to be free agents is wide receiver Steve Breaston. A four-year pro out of Michigan, there is […]
  • History shows the Arizona Diamondbacks should have more than one All-Star

    As of right now, the Arizona Diamondbacks only have one representative in this year’s All-Star game. A game that will be hosted in their home ballpark, Chase Field. While it isn’t the first time a host city has had one hometown player in the game, it is a rare occurrence. Over the last decade only […]