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  • Ryan Williams, game one starter?

    When the Cardinals selected Virginia Tech running back Ryan Williams with their second round pick, fans and analysts alike were shocked. The Cardinals, after all, seemed to be fine at running back, already having Beanie Wells, Tim Hightower and LaRod Stephens-Howling. Why draft another one when there were plenty of holes on the roster to […]
  • Winnipeg has its eyes on another NHL team

    The NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers are up for sale. Usually we couldn’t care less about that in Arizona seeing as they play in the Eastern Conference and, well, it’s offseason hockey news that doesn’t involve a big name player moving. With the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes hanging in the balance though, the news peaked our […]
  • Fitzgerald tweets draft pick Williams about workouts

    With the NFL lockout back in place there are no rookie mini-camps or organized team activities scheduled for the immediate future. Since that’s the case, there’s only one way for the soon-to-be rookies to get work in with their new teammates. Go to where they are and workout with them. It would seem that’s exactly […]
  • Pitching will be key in D-backs-Rockies series

    The Arizona Diamondbacks host the Colorado Rockies for a three-game series this week and will hope for a good showing against their NL West rivals. The Rockies lead the division with a 17-9 overall record and a staggering 10-3 road record so far this season. The Diamondbacks are five-and-a-half games back with a 12-15 record […]
  • Housler could become hidden gem in Cardinals draft

    Although the Arizona Cardinals passed on Notre Dame tight end Kyle Rudolph in the second round in favor of Virginia Tech running back Ryan Williams, the team may have found a gem in their third round selection. Rob Housler, the tight end from Florida Atlantic University, wasn’t exactly a superstar. He came from the Sun […]
  • Cardinals could give up first round pick for a quarterback

    Cardinals general manager Rod Graves said Monday the team is not opposed to trading a 2012 high draft choice in order to bring a quarterback to Arizona. Graves joined Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash show to address the Cardinals draft and what direction the team is moving in. Eight players were selected by Arizona […]
  • The Cardinals had a good draft? Get back to me on that

    Mel Kiper Jr. gave the Cardinals an A. ESPN’s John Clayton and Sports Illustrated’s Don Banks both list the Cardinals as one of the draft’s winners. Oh, that 2006 draft really set the table for the dominant Cardinals team you see today. As draft grades continue to pour in from various different sources it is […]
  • Arizona and Seattle look past draft for quarterback

    The NFC West as a division drafted one quarterback through the entire draft. The Sam Bradford-led St. Louis Rams can be forgiven, but the other three quarterback-desperate teams had 27 draft picks all together. The San Francisco 49ers selected the only quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, with their second-round pick. “To me, this tells me that these […]
  • A look into Peterson’s big moment

    Patrick Peterson walked onto the red carpet leading up to Radio City Music Hall wearing a red tie, red pocket square and red sunglasses. Lots of red. He walked out of the 2011 NFL Draft as an Arizona Cardinal, with the color signifying a whole lot more. As part of an All Access video from […]
  • Did Cardinals ‘tamper’ with quarterback?

    Rumors last week emerged that the Arizona Cardinals had reached an ‘understanding’ with quarterback Marc Bulger. If it is true, don’t expect the Cards to face any tampering charges from the Baltimore Ravens. According to the Baltimore Sun’s Ravens blog, the team won’t ask the league to reprimand the Cards if they did in fact […]
  • Samuelsson accepts job in Sweden

    Phoenix Coyotes Associate Coach Ulf Samuelsson has accepted the head coaching job with MODO in the Swedish Elite League, according to GM Don Maloney. A native of Fagersta, Sweden, Samuelsson will head back to his home country after being a part of the Coyotes’ coaching staff since 2006. “On behalf of the entire Phoenix Coyotes […]
  • It’s starting to look like Kolb is the Cards’ man

    Just how close were the Arizona Cardinals to getting their quarterback of the future over the weekend? Closer than any of us may have realized but it wouldn’t have come via the draft. According to Pro Football Weekly, the Cards and Philadelphia Eagles had agreed in principle to a deal that would have landed them […]
  • Just how well did the Arizona Cardinals do in the draft?

    Now that the dust has settled and the Arizona Cardinals have made all their selections in the 2011 NFL draft, it’s time to grade just how well they did. We here at ArizonaSports.com have assembled the usual suspects from our staff and Sports 620 KTAR’s to breakdown the good, the bad, and the interesting from […]
  • Cardinals get bacon, steak, and ice cream in draft

    Larry Fitzgerald said that Ken Whisenhunt learned his lesson. Yes he did. Apparently with a vengeance. The Cards Wide Receiver told Yahoo Sports “Whiz told me he learned his lesson with Adrian Peterson … if there’s an incredible athlete there, you take him, even if you don’t have a need. You find a place for […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs split home series with Cubs

    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 May 1, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3 The Arizona Diamondbacks managed to split their four-game home series with the Chicago Cubs in Sunday’s 4-3 win. Arizona wasn’t particularly impressive with […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs defense lacking

    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 April 27, 2011: Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 3 The Good: The Diamondbacks seemed to have embraced a never-say-die attitude as the game went on, coming back on the Cubs in the […]
  • Inside the Box: Soriano powers Cubs

    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 April 29, 2011: Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 2 The Good: Justin Upton homered and starter Armando Galraraga went seven strong innings, allowing just six hits and three runs. The Diamondbacks, not […]
  • Cardinals target value in NFL Draft

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals’ biggest needs were quarterback and linebacker heading into the draft. So, it came as a shock when they selected running back Ryan Williams with their second round pick and tight end Rob Housler with their third round pick. “We didn’t want to allow our needs to overshadow the opportunity to […]
  • Cards draft tight end Rob Housler with third round pick

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals selected tight end Rob Housler with their third round pick at number 69. The 6-5, 247-pound Housler is a speedy tight end that played college ball at Florida Atlantic. “My strengths are being able to get open and stretch a defense being a mismatch anywhere on the field,” said Housler. […]
  • Gambo: Williams picked due to ‘lack of production’

    Once the surprise of the Ryan Williams pick dissipated the conversation turned towards how he fits with the team. While Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash said Williams could be good for the Cardinals, they agreed that his arrival may not be good for the other running backs on the roster. “I think it says […]