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  • Trio of Diamondbacks up for awards

    With a great season comes great reward, and the Diamondbacks have the potential to clean up in the coming weeks. There is a chance Justin Upton could win the NL MVP, Ian Kennedy the NL Cy Young and Kirk Gibson the Manager of the Year award. According to, two of the three should happen. […]
  • ESPN insider believes Braves would be ideal match-up for D-backs

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are headed for the postseason, this much we know, but what scenario would be the most favorable in the first round of the playoffs? One ESPN insider believes the answer is obvious. “If they can start at home, that’s the way to go and if they can start at home […]
  • Don’t quit on the struggling Cardinals yet

    It’s too early to throw the towel in on the 2011 Arizona Cardinals. Three games is not enough time to really know how good or bad they may be, and even though the team has found ways to lose each of the last two games, chances are this team will have a say in the […]
  • ASU’s Pflugrad added to WR watch list

    Aaron Pflugrad’s fast start has gotten him noticed around the nation, as the wideout has been named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List. In four games this season Pflugran, a senior, has collected 22 receptions for 344 yards and four touchdowns. The Belitnikoff Award is presented annually to the nation’s outstanding college football receiver by […]
  • Ian Kennedy Cy Young Watch

    Category Ian Kennedy Clayton Kershaw Roy Halladay Cliff Lee Record 21-4# 21-5# 19-6 17-8 ERA 2.88 2.28# 2.35 2.40 Strikeouts 198 248# 220 238 Walks 55 54 35 42 Hits 186 174 208 197 IP 222 233.2 233.2 232.2 WHIP 1.09 0.98 1.04 1.03 Up Next — — — # Leads National League * Leads […]
  • ASU’s Marshall running well on hurt ankle

    The official play-by-play stats sheet describes the fourth snap of the Arizona State and USC game: Marshall, C. rush for 70 yards to the USC0, 1ST DOWN, TOUCHDOWN. What’s left out—besides the fact that is was the Sun Devils’ longest play from scrimmage of the season, is that Cameron Marshall is running at less than […]
  • Alfonso Smith gains experience, increased confidence

    PHOENIX – Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith gained some valuable experience in his NFL debut against the Seahawks on Sunday. “It was a great opportunity for me. I just wanted to go out there and show everybody I can play in this league,” said Smith after practice on Monday. Smith carried the ball 17 […]
  • D-backs hold out Upton vs. Dodgers

    Manager Kirk Gibson made it clear, “If he’s not totally okay, then I’ll switch the lineup.” The Diamondbacks are not taking any chances with All-Star outfielder Justin Upton. A day after he was hit in the head by a Tim Lincecum fastball, Upton is not in Monday’s lineup against the L.A. Dodgers. “I mean I […]
  • Missed opportunities costly again for Cardinals

    Another week, another close loss for the Arizona Cardinals. In a game many thought would right the ship, the Cardinals came up short for the second week in a row losing to the Seattle Seahawks 13-10. The most disappointing part of the second consecutive loss for the Cardinals wasn’t due to lack of preparation or […]
  • Is Beanie Wells a dependable player?

    Beanie Wells surprised football fans when it was announced early Sunday that he would not play against the Seahawks due to a nagging hamstring injury. The move that put Wells on the bench was probably more precautionary than anything else. The running back was a topic of conversation on Monday’s Doug and Wolf show on […]
  • Brock Osweiler: Starring on Saturdays, will play on Sundays?

    Since taking over as the team’s starting quarterback, ASU junior Brock Osweiler has done nothing but impress. The unquestioned starter for the first time this season, Osweiler has thrown eight touchdowns and just three interceptions, guiding the Sun Devils to a 3-1 record and a spot in the AP Top 25. He’s still focused on […]
  • Whisenhunt pleased with Smith, hopes to have Wells, Hyphen back

    The Cardinals were thin at running back Sunday against the Seahawks. LaRod Stephens-Howling was out for a second straight week because of a hand injury, while the Cardinals were also without the services of starter Beanie Wells, who was pulled before the game thanks to hamstring tightness. This obviously hurt the Cardinals since the two […]
  • ASU corner Omar Bolden could return in late October

    Arizona State has lost seven starters — most due to injury — since the end of last season. Cornerback Omar Bolden was among the first hurt. He may be the first to come back. “He’s got a chance to return,” said Dennis Erickson during this weekly Monday press conference. Bolden, an all-conference player a year […]
  • Ken Whisenhunt still confident in Jay Feely

    In his first season with the Cardinals, Jay Feely missed three field goals. In 16 games. The kicker has already equaled that number in just three games this season, and his pair of misses Sunday in Seattle proved to be rather costly, especially the 49-yard attempt he left short with the Cardinals down three and […]
  • Heap laments Cardinals struggles on offense

    The Arizona Cardinals found themselves in a familiar position Sunday. They had the ball late in the 4th quarter with a chance to take the lead, and again the team turned it over. This time it was a Kevin Kolb interception rather than a Chansi Stuckey fumble that ended any chance of winning the game. […]
  • Finally, Arizona believes in the Diamondbacks

    Since the night of August 11th, when the Diamondbacks took control of the NL West lead for the final time, there was one question that was left to be answered. When would Arizonans start to believe in the D-backs? Through the month of August and into September, more and more fans were showing up at […]
  • Diamondbacks Magic Number Countdown

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have won the NL West and will play in the postseason for the first time since 2007. Having put the San Francisco Giants in the rear-view mirror, the Diamondbacks are now focused on the Milwaukee Brewers and the NL’s second seed. Pass the Brew-Crew and Arizona will have homefield advantage in the […]
  • Four Down Territory: Cardinals at Seahawks

    Offense: Here’s what the Cardinals offense looked like after their 2nd quarter TD: Punt, interception, punt, punt, punt, punt, missed field goal, interception, end of game. The Cardinals converted three third-downs the entire game. If the offensive output was somewhere just slightly north of awful the Cards win this game. Kevin Kolb: In the first […]
  • Snapshot: Late turnover sinks Cardinals again

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  • Inside the Box: Upton beaned as D-backs sweep Giants

    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 September 25, 2011: Diamondbacks 5, Giants 2 The Good: The Diamondbacks got out the brooms and completed a three game sweep of the San Francisco Giants. Josh Collmenter out-dueled Tim […]

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