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  • Gibson says umpire was trying to bait Montero

    Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said he believed the umpire who ejected him from a game against the Cardinals last week may have been baiting his catcher. Gibson was tossed after a heated exchange with umpire Bob Davidson when he ruled catcher Miguel Montero had gone around on a checked swing. He said in the first […]
  • Gibson shuffles lineup because he’s ‘got 13 starters’

    Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said he thinks he has 13 potential starters with which to fill his lineup card for every game. Since starting three different players at first base in the first three games, Gibson has continued to shuffle his roster to get the most out of each match-up. Gibson joined Sports 620 KTAR’s […]
  • Darcy Olsen opens mouth, inserts foot (and cupcakes)

    Finally, the meeting happened The Goldwater Institute, the City of Glendale and prospective Coyotes owner Matthew Hulsizer got together Thursday to discuss the sale of the hockey team which has been, up until now, stalled by the conservative thinktank’s opposition. No worries, as the meeting helped them agree on some of the most important issues, […]
  • Lombardi: Bulger wants to play in Arizona

    This time next week the Cardinals’ quarterback situation might be a little more clear. They might have drafted a signal-caller high enough to give him the advantage in the race to be the team’s starter. Until then, the speculation continues. And the Marc Bulger train has picked up another passenger. “There’s a lot of question […]
  • Derrick Williams had to go pro, hard to blame him

    Derrick Williams knows what he’s going to miss. “If I were to stay, we would have a great chance to win a national championship, but at the same time, not too many people get this opportunity, to move on to the next level,” he said during what is his final press conference as an Arizona […]
  • Daniel Hudson baffled by pitching funk

    Daniel Hudson is having a rough season so far and even he is baffled by how it's started.
  • Cardinals have the fifth pick, but will they keep it?

    Besides the QB talk, what has dominated any discussion about the Arizona Cardinals has been who they will select with the fifth pick in the draft next Thursday. Well, what if they don’t select anyone at all? The team could trade down, which is an idea general manager Rod Graves touched on Thursday. “I think […]
  • Whisenhunt: It depends on the quarterback

    They say timing is everything, and the proverb could be used to describe how the Arizona Cardinals’ plan to rectify their void situation at quarterback. The Cardinals badly need a new one, and there are a few intriguing options expected to be available to them. And hey, what do you know, one could even be […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs don’t need brooms

    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 21, 2011: Reds 7, Diamondbacks 4 The Good: The Diamondbacks offense wasn’t short on power Thursday. Both shortstop Stephen Drew and second baseman Kelly Johnson went yard for the […]
  • Cardinals need to think Dalton at QB, regardless of hair color

    The Arizona Cardinals need to draft a quarterback in the NFL Draft next week. What they don’t have to do is draft one with the No. 5 overall pick. When their turn comes in the second round for the 38th pick, if TCU’s Andy Dalton is still on the board he needs to be taken […]
  • Bryzgalov won’t play in Winnipeg

    Fans aren’t the only ones who don’t want the Phoenix Coyotes to relocate to Winnipeg, their goaltender isn’t fond of the idea either. After his team was eliminated — both from the playoffs and possibly from ever again playing in the city of Glendale — by the Detroit Red Wings, goalie Ilya Bryzgalov was asked […]
  • Goran Dragic misses Phoenix and fans

    Many Phoenix Suns fans miss Goran Dragic and apparently the Slovenian point guard misses them too. Early on Thursday Dragic joined the world of Twitter and let his desert dwelling fans know just how much he appreciated their support and missed the team and the city. Suns fans thank you for following me. I miss […]
  • Grant Hill is having a busy offseason

    The Phoenix Suns may not be in the playoffs but that doesn’t mean that small forward Grant Hill is taking time off. Hill has been busy promoting the documentary “Starting at the Finish Line: The Coach Buehler Story” which he produced. The film premiered at the Phoenix Film Festival at the end of March and […]
  • After a lap, I’m rethinking Gabbert

    Got this friend. For the purposes of anonymity let’s call him Harry (his real name is Larry but that’s beside the point). Larry Harry and I used to go to bars together where I played the role of his happily-married-here-to-help-wingman. Every trip to the bar included the traditional opening ceremony. We called it “a lap.” […]
  • Circumstances, Red Wings too much for Coyotes

    Let’s go Coyotes…Let’s go Coyotes…Let’s go Coyotes… The chant echoed around Arena Wednesday night, not long after the game ended but long after the game, and really the series, was no longer in doubt. Only now, with the Coyotes season over, one could follow that chant with a simple question. Where? Throughout this entire […]
  • Inside the Box: Red Wings complete the sweep

    After every Phoenix Coyotes game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for April 20, 2011: Red Wings 6, Coyotes 3 The Coyotes, going into Game 4, knew they were up against it. Trailing 3-0, they had pretty much been dominated by the […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs back to .500

    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 20, 2011: Diamondbacks 3, Reds 1 The Arizona Diamondbacks have started their six-game road trip winning the first two games against the Cincinnati Reds getting back to .500 (8-8) […]
  • Hasselbeck’s brother thinks AZ would be good fit

    PHOENIX – ESPN analyst Tim Hasselbeck played agent for older brother, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf show Wednesday. Having been a part of the Cardinals team and playing in the system for a couple weeks back in 2007, Tim Hasselbeck thinks his brother would be an ideal fit […]
  • Utility man Roberts taking day-by-day approach

    For someone who only has 14 home runs in his career, having two in one game is a big deal. Even after going yard twice Tuesday night against the Reds, Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Ryan Roberts hasn’t argued for more playing time or more opportunities. Instead, he’s just taking it one day at a time. “I […]
  • Putz remains outwardly calm despite chaos

    With a 5-4 lead heading into the bottom of the ninth in Cincinnati, Diamondbacks’ closer J.J. Putz drilled outfielder Jonny Gomes, the first batter he saw, making for an interesting start to an always high-pressure situation. Then, just like nothing ever happened, Putz proceeded to get two groundballs and a strikeout, stranding Gomes on second […]