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    As everybody knows, Justin Upton was not invited to this year’s Home Run Derby. While the fans were upset as they wanted to see a hometown player participate in the event, Doug Franz of Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf thinks it might have been a good thing for the young right fielder. “One of […]
  • Cardinals thought they were getting draft-day steals — they were wrong

    Each year the NFL Draft comes and goes, and by the time every selection is made fans and analysts alike go over the picks and determine who did the best job. One factor everyone looks at is who got the biggest “steals” of the draft. You know, players who fell in the draft, only to […]
  • Kevin Towers wants to acquire a reliever for Arizona Diamondbacks

    July 31, the MLB trade deadline, is arguably one of the most exciting days of the baseball season. This year it looks like it could be even more exciting for local fans because the Diamondbacks will likely be involved. At 49-43 the Arizona Diamondbacks are three games back of the division lead and will likely […]
  • Patrick Peterson: Destined for stardom

    When the Arizona Cardinals selected LSU’s Patrick Peterson with the number five overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, they got themselves a player with as much potential as anyone in the draft. At 6 feet and 219 pounds, Peterson has the size to match up with the best WRs in the game. And with […]
  • Arizona Cardinals: Worth more than you think

    Well, the Bidwill family certainly isn’t allowed to cry poor anymore. According to Forbes, the Arizona Cardinals are the 30th most valuable sports franchise — in the world. Valued at $919 million, the team’s recent success has to have played a role. Combine that with a stadium that is not even five-years-old, and the team […]
  • Josh Childress dismisses idea of returning to Europe

    Although several NBA players have discussed playing in Europe, Josh Childress is still opposed. “No, I wouldn’t,” Childress told ESPN’s Ric Bucher. “And I don’t know why guys would. I understand that guys really want to play. But you sometimes have to look at what you have and treat this as a business. The only […]
  • Aaron Brooks expects to stay in Phoenix

    Although players are unable to talk contracts with their teams during the lockout, they can discuss them with the media and amongst themselves. According to HoopsWorld, point guard Aaron Brooks thinks he will stay in Phoenix and continue to play for the Suns. “All signs point to me going back to Phoenix,” Brooks said. “I […]
  • MLB All-Star Jersey Scavenger Hunt

    My task was simple: Bring the “flavor” of the All-Star Game to you. After walking around the Chase Field concourse for five minutes it wasn’t one flavor, it was the 31 flavors of Baskin Robbins. There were Red Sox jerseys, Yankees, Dodgers, Giants (lots of Giants), Brewers, Twins and, of course, the D-backs. It was […]
  • Fielder, Gonzalez turn boos into cheers from Arizona fans

    PHOENIX – It may have taken Prince Fielder and Adrian Gonzalez two days, but in the end they learned how to get Arizona Diamondback fans behind them. Both Gonzalez and Fielder were on the wrong end of loud boooos on Monday night and during the day on Tuesday. While it was for different reasons — […]
  • Justin Upton: A D-back fans have rallied around

    In a pair of All-Star at bats, Diamondbacks right fielder Justin Upton lined out to second base and left field, respectively. But, as the dust settles from what will be remembered as an incredible weekend in the Valley of the Sun, it is obvious that while the 23-year-old didn’t get any hits Tuesday night, he’s […]
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  • Suns could be hurt by NBA lockout

    PHOENIX – Many are expecting the NBA lockout to drag on for some time, but what most don’t know is what teams will be hurt the most by a possible shortened season. An ESPN report believes the Phoenix Suns would be one of the teams adversely affected the most. For years under Steve Nash, the […]
  • Burfict named to 2011 Lombardi Award watch list

    TEMPE – The Rotary Lombardi Award Committee has released the Official Watch List for the 2011 Rotary Lombardi Award and Arizona State University linebacker Vontaze Burfict is among those listed. This is the 42nd year that the Rotary Lombardi Award has named the nation’s college lineman of the year. Burfict, a 6-3, 252-pound junior from […]
  • Justin Upton: ‘The fans were supportive, I can’t complain about that’

    Justin Upton wanted to be in the Home Run Derby. Arizona Diamondbacks fans wanted Justin Upton to be in the Home Run Derby. As we all know, Upton was not selected to participate by Prince Fielder, who instead chose Brewers teammate Rickie Weeks. Monday evening, while both Weeks and Fielder took their cuts, the fans […]
  • Montero savors opportunity of a lifetime

    Miguel Montero was one of the final additions to the All-Star lineup, but that doesn’t mean his experience is any less enjoyable. In fact, the Diamondbacks catcher had the opportunity to catch the ceremonial first pitch in Monday’s Home Run Derby, a ball that was thrown by Hall of Famer and MLB Ironman Cal Ripken […]
  • Imagine that, a 5-11 team had bad players

    It takes a bad team to win just five games in a season, and bad teams are not usually filled with good players. So, it should really come as no surprise that the Cardinals, according to, had two of the 25 least valuable players in the NFL last season. Coming in at number 12 […]
  • Kolb — or most other QBs — could lead to division title for Cards

    The NFC West is still one of the weakest divisions in football, and the Cardinals could be a QB away from returning to the top. “Yes, I will give up a first round pick for Kevin Kolb,” Doug Franz said on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf show Tuesday. “Because I think the division’s so […]
  • Turner a good hire for Suns, though he won’t make a difference

    “Basketball is a flowing game,” Tim Kempton said. “I understand you have your principles. Last time I checked, stay in between your man and the ball, if you want to deny him, and stay in between your man and the basket.” Kempton said those words on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf show while talking […]
  • Statistics say Larry Fitzgerald is the best receiver in the NFL

    Many people around the NFL and in media would like you to believe that the Houston Texans’ Andre Johnson is the best receiver in the NFL. The statistics would indicate otherwise. According to the statistical wizards over at, the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald just barely beat out Johnson for the top spot among wideouts […]
  • DDB: Coyotes prospect heads to ESPYs

    While most of the Coyotes prospects headed home on Monday after the team's annual development camp, center Andy Miele started making his way to Los Angeles for Wednesday's ESPY extravaganza.