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  • Cardinals rookie Sherman passing the test in training camp

    When the Arizona Cardinals selected fullback Anthony Sherman in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft they got themselves a true fullback who likes to hit people. Sherman has done plenty of that in camp and, as he told Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf, he expected pretty much everything that’s been thrown at […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Murphy Undergoes Knee Surgery

    GLENDALE – Prospect Connor Murphy underwent a knee scope in the Valley on Monday afternoon to repair a torn meniscus he suffered last week during the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp In Lake Placid, N.Y. Murphy, who will stay in Arizona for a few days to begin rehabilitation, is facing between two to four […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks sign draft pick Archie Bradley

    We all knew it would come down to the wire, and come down to the wire it did. #Diamondbacks sign No. 7 pick Archie Bradley for $5 mil. Expect that it’s a two-sport spread deal, but don’t know that for sure. #mlbdraftless than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet ReplyJim CallisjimcallisBA The Arizona Diamondbacks […]
  • Cam Newton could open NFL career against Cardinals

    He ended his college career here, so it’s a perfect place to start his professional career. Number one overall draft pick Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers open their season against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 11. If the analysts have anything to say about it, Newton will make […]
  • Justin Upton: MVP today, room to improve?

    The Justin Upton for MVP crowd is getting louder seemingly by the day. The outfielder is hitting .306 with 25 home runs and 75 RBI, leading all of baseball in extra base hits and the Diamondbacks to first place in the NL West. Certainly worthy of the award now, former D-backs manager and current MLB […]
  • Fitzgerald says Kolb can take team ‘where we all want to go’

    Larry Fitzgerald has not been shy about praising the guy who will be throwing him the ball this season. Whether it’s his accuracy, leadership or the fact that he has worked hard to learn the offense in a limited amount of time, you get the sense that if Kolb tells people he puts his heart […]
  • Fitzgerald says Cardinals have makings of a ‘special backfield’

    The Cardinals’ running game hasn’t been anything worth writing home about since the team moved to the desert, but that could change this season. Arizona enters the season with Beanie Wells, Ryan Williams and LaRod Stephens-Howling atop the depth chart, each bringing a different skill to the table. Combined, Larry Fitzgerald thinks the group will […]
  • Larry Fitzgerald reiterates desire to stay in Arizona

    The question will linger until he either signs a contract extension or leaves the Valley, but once again Larry Fitzgerald confirmed that the Arizona Cardinals are his first choice with regards to where he will be playing football next season. “That’s been my desire from day one, the time I got a chance to meet […]
  • Good training camp does not guarantee success for Cardinals

    All things considered, the Arizona Cardinals are having a good training camp. Since the team’s first practice on July 30th up until now, the team has had to integrate new players, learn a new scheme on defense, all while preparing for games. Oh, and they didn’t have new acquisitions for the first few days of […]
  • Kevin Kolb can run, even if nobody wants him to

    Kevin Kolb dropped back to pass, saw the pressure and took off running. Fifteen yards later, the new Cards QB had the team’s first first down of the preseason. Kolb ran again three plays later, showing an aspect of his game many didn’t realize he had. “I ran the ball quite a bit in college,” […]
  • What pitcher could the Arizona Diamondbacks trade for?

    When Jason Marquis broke his leg on the mound at Chase Field Sunday so did the back end of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ rotation. While the pitcher had struggled in his first few starts since coming over from the Washington Nationals most believed he would settle down in his role as the team’s No. 4 starter […]
  • National media still doesn’t get these Diamondbacks

    You’d like to think that, sooner or later, the national media will see what’s going on in the desert and take notice of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Owners of the 7th-best record in baseball (and the NL West lead, too), the D-backs are now a part of the playoff conversation, something Grantland.com took notice of in […]
  • Kolb was good, but ‘don’t build a church’ yet

    In camp for a couple weeks, nary a bad word has been said about Kevin Kolb. Add in a successful preseason debut, one in which he completed 4 of 7 passes for 68 yards, the praise has continued to flow. “It’s one preseason game,” Sports 620 KTAR’s Ron Wolfley said on the Doug and Wolf […]
  • Wolf: ‘Why not make it sooner’ for Trevor Bauer

    With Jason Marquis going down with an injury the Diamondbacks suddenly find themselves needing another starting pitcher. While the Diamondbacks appear to be in no rush to get some of their better pitching prospects to the Majors, Sports 620 KTAR’s Ron Wolfley wonders, simply, why not Trevor Bauer? “Tell me you didn’t think, ‘Well, they’re […]
  • Cardinals readying Kevin Kolb for Week 1

    At the very least, Kevin Kolb looked like an NFL quarterback in the preseason opener last Thursday. Completing 4 of 7 passes for 68 yards, Kolb found Larry Fitzgerald often enough to make you think he’s getting the hang of the offense. Still, there is a lot of work ahead of the signal caller if […]
  • Dudley wouldn’t trade Nash unless the point guard wanted out

    Jared Dudley does not own the Phoenix Suns, Robert Sarver does. However, the Suns’ popular player and, well, less-popular owner do have one thing in common: neither would trade Steve Nash. According to an interview on HoopsHype.com, Dudley said he would only trade Nash to a contender if the point guard asked to be moved. […]
  • ESPN Insider: Kolb is throwing the ball better than he ever has

    The thoughts from the national media on Kevin Kolb have been mixed at best since the Cardinals acquired the young quarterback. One guy who has been in his corner from the beginning is ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton. After watching Arizona practice on Sunday, his opinion on Arizona’s new signal caller hasn’t changed. It’s become […]
  • D-backs need a pitcher, but it shouldn’t be Skaggs or Bauer

    When Jason Marquis went down with a broken fibula Sunday the Diamondbacks began the search for another starting pitcher. There are plenty of talented arms in the farm system, pitchers who are expected to have excellent careers once they become full-time Major Leaguers — as early as next season. With marquis out, first place #dbacks […]
  • Diamondbacks’ Jerry DiPoto considered top GM candidate

    Jerry, DiPoto, the Senior Vice President of Scouting & Player Development for the Arizona Diamondbacks could find himself with a new title at the start of the next baseball season. MLBTradeRumors.com ranked DiPoto as the number one candidate for ball clubs in need of a new general manager. While the list does not include former […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs finish off Mets

    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 August 14, 2011: Diamondbacks 5, Mets 3 The Good: The D-backs needed a game to boost their hitters’ confidences before heading to Philadelphia and they got one on Sunday. They […]