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  • Suns Dowdell bowls for charity

    It’s Tuesday night. Zabian Dowdell is supposed to be at US Airways Center playing basketball; instead he’s a couple of blocks down the street, bowling. “I’m a horrible bowler,” he said moments before rolling a strike. Dowdell, the Suns backup point guard, is at Lucky Strike in downtown Phoenix. He and his friends are raising […]
  • Lisa Love says expectations for ASU not out of hand

    There are some out there who think Arizona State is about where it should be. That is, a mediocre record — while disappointing — is not really unreasonable, given the team’s facilities, fan support and history. Vice President of Athletics Lisa Love disagrees. “The sight for our football program is a great platform of Rose […]
  • Rich Rodriguez is the right coach for the Arizona Wildcats

    “I want to win the Rose Bowl at the University of Arizona.” Want to win the press conference at Arizona? Talk about going to the Rose Bowl and making beating Arizona State a priority. Rich Rodriguez did both Tuesday as he was introduced as the new football coach at Arizona Tuesday, and after wading through […]
  • The Better Half – November 22,2011

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  • Maloney Says Turris Makes Coyotes Better Team

    GLENDALE — The Coyotes and center Kyle Turris reunited on Tuesday, about one-fourth of the way through the 2011-12 season. “We’re thrilled to have him,” General Manager Don Maloney told phoenixcoyotes.com after re-signing Turris to a multi-year contract. “He’s a good young player and he makes us better. We’re glad to get this behind us […]
  • Copious Thoughts from the Dark Corners – Craig Wolfley’s 1980 Draft Day

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  • Rodriguez sets lofty goals in Tucson

    Less than twenty-four hours after athletic director Greg Byrne announced his hiring via Twitter, Rich Rodriguez was introduced at a press conference at McKale Center on Tuesday. And it didn’t take long for Rodriguez to endear himself to the locals by saying all the right things. “I want to win the Rose Bowl at the […]
  • Ash’s Fantasy Facts Week 12 (VIDEO)

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  • ASU football searching for answers

    The reasons for ASU’s three-game losing streak are clear: poor tackling, poor defending, poor offensive execution — particularly in the red zone. The reasons for why these issues have surfaced now, two months into the season, aren’t so clear. How do you explain a team going from 6-2 to 6-5 in less than a month? […]
  • Erickson says ASU has improved under his watch

    Dennis Erickson doesn’t know if he’ll be the head football coach at Arizona State next season, but he is sure of one thing: The program is in better shape now than it was five years ago when he was hired. A guest on Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo, the coach was asked about how […]
  • Kyle Turris ends holdout, re-signs with Coyotes

    The holdout is finally over. Kyle Turris, who was hoping for a trade from the Coyotes, Tuesday agreed to a two-year contract with the club. “We are pleased to agree to terms with Kyle on a multi-year contract,” said Maloney. “Kyle is a top, young player who will make us a better team. We look […]
  • What’s the deal with ASU’s running game?

    Remember Cameron Marshall running through holes the size of the Grand Canyon in a 48-14 win over Colorado? In that game, Marshall paced the Sun Devils’ rushing attack with 114 yards on just 15 carries and found the end zone three times. Marshall then continued his stellar play the following week, racking up a career-high […]
  • Braun wins NL MVP; Upton finishes 4th

    Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun on Tuesday was named the National League’s Most Valuable Player in a tight vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Braun was first on 20 of the 32 ballots and beat Los Angeles’ Matt Kemp by a margin of 56 points. Kemp garnered 10 first place votes. Arizona […]
  • Larry Bowa: D-backs are ‘ready to roll’

    Former manager and current MLB network analyst, Larry Bowa, spoke with Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf Monday and gave his thoughts on where the Diamondbacks are and what to expect from them next season. “I really believe they need to get a starting pitcher,” Bowa said. “It doesn’t have to be a number one […]
  • ASU’s bowl whereabouts still up in the air

    We know one thing for certain: despite their current three-game losing streak, the Arizona State Sun Devils will play in a bowl game for the first time since 2007. And that’s about all we know. The Devils, led by their embattled head coach Dennis Erickson, have one regular season game left this Friday against California. […]
  • Loss brings back familiar talk from Whisenhunt

    Sunday’s 23-7 loss to the San Fransisco 49ers was a quick, swift kick back to reality for the Arizona Cardinals. During the Cardinals six-game losing streak head coach Ken Whisenhunt stressed giving the players time to learn the new schemes. He said it was difficult for a new quarterback to learn a new system. The […]
  • Arizona hires Rich Rodriguez as new football coach

    The Arizona Wildcats have their coach. The announcement was made by Arizona AD Greg Byrne via Twitter Monday that former West Virginia and Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez will take over in Tucson, putting an end to a search that begin in mid-October. Rodriguez does not arrive in Tucson without baggage, as he had an acrimonious […]
  • ASU football tries to get back on track

    Dennis Erickson called it “the most difficult loss we’ve had since I’ve been here, without a question.” So, how do the Sun Devils bounce back from that loss— blowing a ten-point fourth quarter lead by allowing two touchdowns, to rival UA? “I believe they’ll react good. I really do,” said Erickson. “They’ll come out, play […]
  • Skelton was bad Sunday, but not the worst in history

    What does completing 6 of 19 passes for 99 yards and three interceptions lead to? Well, besides a benching and a loss, a QB rating of 10.5. It’s as bad as it sounds. To be fair to Skelton, it’s not the lowest QB rating in NFL history. According to Wikipedia, as recently as 2007 Atlanta’s […]
  • Rich Rod called leading candidate for UA job

    Numerous sources, including CBS’ Bruce Feldman, are reporting that former West Virginia and Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez is the leading contender to take over the vacant head football coaching job at the University of Arizona. Feldmans’s tweet Monday afternoon read: Expect Rich Rodriguez to named the next Arizona head coach in the next 48 […]

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