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  • Diamondbacks will host late-season doubleheader

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced a change to their August 23 home game against the Miami Marlins. The game will be played a day earlier as the opener of a split day-night doubleheader on August 22 at 12:40 p.m. The second game will be played at 6:40 p.m., as originally scheduled. Despite the original date being […]
  • Justin Upton’s agent sounds off on trade rumors

    Justin Upton’s name has been in trade rumors for the better part of two weeks now, and his agent is sick of what he’s hearing about his client. Larry Reynolds, who represents the D-backs right-fielder, told USA Today’s Bob Nightengale the rumors don’t upset him as much as the anonymous comments that keep showing up […]
  • Morris shines, Marshall sits as Suns win opener

    July 16, 2012: Morris leads Suns past Knicks in summer league opener Markieff Morris did what he was suppose to do—dominate, in his Las Vegas summer league debut. He scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-16 shooting in the Suns 99-74 win over the New York Knicks Sunday afternoon. “I thought he was patient. I […]
  • Yankees inquire about Justin Upton

    The New York Yankees are one of four teams on Justin Upton’s no-trade list. Yet, that has not stopped them from asking about the D-backs right fielder. According to Jon Heyman of, the Bronx Bombers are looking for an outfielder, and thus have inquired about the 24-year-old. They’ve talked to the Phillies about Shane […]
  • Brandon Magee named to 2012 Butkus Award watch list

    The Arizona State Sun Devils are expecting big things this season from linebacker Brandon Magee, who recently made headlines for being drafted and signed by the Boston Red Sox. They’re not the only ones. The senior, who missed the entire 2011 season due to an achilles tear, was named to the Butkus Award watch list. […]
  • Report: Upton’s no-trade list includes Red Sox, Cubs and Yankees

    The Arizona Diamondbacks may very well trade right fielder Justin Upton, but they’ll need his permission if they want to send him to the Yankees, Red Sox, Cubs or Indians. According to, those are the four teams on the 24-year-old’s no-trade list. It’s not known whether Upton would use the no-trade clause to block […]
  • Suns officially sign Kendall Marshall

    Kendall Marshall’s NBA career can now officially begin. The Phoenix Suns signed their first round draft pick Monday, and Marshall will play in the Suns’ next Summer League Tuesday against Cleveland in Las Vegas. Before then, the North Carolina product who was the 13th pick in last month’s NBA Draft will participate in a team […]
  • List of suitors for Shane Doan continues to grow

    It’s been a full week since free agent Shane Doan and his representatives starting accepting contract offers. With the Coyotes’ future in Glendale still very much in doubt, Doan is considering offers from other teams despite voicing his desire to stay with the franchise that has employed his services since their days in Winnipeg in […]
  • Josh Childress: I’m not upset at all

    Josh Childress knew it was a possibility. “I had been told by the team that if they were going to go after some big free agents then it might happen. And it did happen.” What he didn’t know was when it was going to happen. “I found out on Twitter,” he said of the Suns’ […]
  • O.J. Mayo’s price tag too high for Phoenix Suns

    O.J. Mayo completed his visit with Phoenix Suns’ brass over the weekend , but it doesn’t look like the two will match up unless Mayo’s price tag goes down. Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro tweeted Sunday the Suns weren’t comfortable with Mayo’s asking price. OJ Mayo came to town but Suns made no contract offer. […]
  • A closer look: D-backs swept by Cubs

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a baseball game. So, we will give you a closer look, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from the D-backs’ July 15 loss to the Cubs. Final score: Cubs 3, […]
  • Phoenix Suns land Luis Scola, waive Josh Childress

    The Phoenix Suns have won the rights to former Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola via an amnesty waiver claim. The Suns reportedly outbid several teams for Scola’s services, including the Dallas Mavericks. According to Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro, Scola’s contract with Phoenix is for three years. Luis Scola gets 4.1, 4.5 and 4.9 million […]
  • Sources: Pirates emerging as serious contender for Upton

    Arizona Diamondbacks’ right fielder Justin Upton is quite the hot commodity these days. As the trade deadline draws closer, teams’ interest in acquiring the 24-year-old’s services is heating up. ESPN’s Jayson Stark tweeted Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates could be emerging as a frontrunner in the Upton sweepstakes. #Pirates so serious about Justin Upton they’re sending […]
  • Oakland Athletics no longer on Justin Upton’s no-trade list

    Add the Oakland Athletics to the list of possible suitors for Justin Upton, if the Arizona Diamondbacks decide to move him. According to Ken Rosenthal of, the Diamondbacks’ right fielder has removed the Athletics from his trade veto list, making a deal between the two clubs feasible. The Athletics were on Upton’s no-trade list. […]
  • A closer look: D-backs fall to Dempster, Cubs

    Sure, you could read the box score and know who won, but we all know that won’t tell you everything that happened in a baseball game. So, we will give you a closer look, providing you with the analysis, quotes and notes from the D-backs’ July 14 loss to the Cubs. Final score: Cubs 4, […]
  • Suns front office remains confident despite losing Gordon

    July 14, 2012: Hornets match Suns’ offer sheet The Suns held out hope. But in the end, they had to know the chances of prying away Eric Gordon from the New Orleans Hornets and new owner Tom Benson was going to be a long shot. “[We] gave him the best possible contract that we could […]
  • Hornets match Suns offer sheet to Eric Gordon

    No surprise here. As expected, the New Orleans Hornets agreed to match the Phoenix Suns’ four-year, $58 million offer sheet to restricted free agent guard Eric Gordon. Despite Gordon’s very public comments expressing a desire to leave New Orleans, the Hornets decided to keep the talented shooting guard in the fold. The Suns signed Gordon […]
  • Towers addresses trade possibility with Upton

    Rumors have escalated over the last few weeks that the Arizona Diamondbacks have Justin Upton on the trading block and are listening to offers. According to, General Manager Kevin Towers took the time Friday to approach the issue with Upton, and let him know that a move isn’t close to being made. “I said, […]
  • Paulie Blog – Sawed Off Shotgun of Sports

    Please stand back as we’re wielding the Sawed Off Shotgun of Sports… The statue of Joe Paterno should not be removed. It should be detonated. To leave the statue standing effectively degrades and demeans every other statue across our landscape that stands with dignity (ie, Pat Tillman). The NCAA should not intervene and dissolve the […]
  • Diamondbacks reinstate Saunders from DL

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated pitcher Joe Saunders from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned left-handed pitcher Patrick Corbin to Triple-A Reno, according to Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers. In his first start since returning from the disabled list with a strained left shoulder, Saunders allowed four runs — three earned […]