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  • Chris Young calls D-backs ‘NL West champs’

    Arizona Sports 620’s Ron Wolfley asked Arizona Diamondback Chris Young to finish the sentence: The Arizona Diamondbacks are _______. “NL West champs,” the center fielder responded. If you know anything about what manager Kirk Gibson has been preaching all season, that is a pretty big statement coming from Young. “I’ve believed in it all year […]
  • The ‘Hyphen’ is hurting for the Cardinals

    He may be the smallest player on the roster, but his contributions are anything but. Standing 5-foot, 7-inches tall, LaRod Stephens-Howling is the Cardinals’ kickoff-return specialist and currently the number-two running back behind Beanie Wells. However, he did neither during practice Wednesday. Stephens-Howling joined tight end Jim Dray and linebackers Joey Porter and Daryl Washington […]
  • Diamondbacks share fighting words with Dodgers

    Gerardo Parra took an inside pitch from Dodger Hong-Chih Kuo in the 7th inning for a ball. He also took it personally. Parra hit the game-tying home run in the same at bat, making sure to spend time admiring his work before rounding the bases. The Dodgers took exception to his theatrics, and choice words […]
  • Daryl Washington hopes to play for Cardinals Sunday

    Daryl Washington was a spectator at Cardinals practice Wednesday, certainly not a surprise after he suffered a strained calf in the season opener. “It felt pretty good today,” he said as he came off the field. “I tried a little jogging on it today but it’s a little sore, still going to be a little […]
  • Familiarity leads to preparation for Cardinals vs. Redskins

    Coming off a Week 1 win the Arizona Cardinals are looking to improve on a less than stellar defensive performance as they take on the Washington Redskins. The Cardinals gave up more than 400 yards of offense to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, most of which came through the air. “I think that we have […]
  • Sun Devils looking to aviod hangover in Illinois

    After a thrilling overtime win against Missouri Friday the Arizona State Sun Devils must now prepare for their first road game. The win put the Sun Devils in the top 25, but the team has no time to linger on the victory since it must travel to Champaign, IL to play the Illinois Fighting Illini. […]
  • Mark May says Mike Stoops won’t last at Arizona

    Three straight bowl games will not be enough to save Mike Stoops’ job at Arizona. That’s the opinion of ESPN College Football Analyst Mark May, who joined Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo Wednesday afternoon. “They’re going to struggle to make a bowl, and I don’t believe they will,” May said. “I think all the […]
  • ASU’s Brock Osweiler ‘really got to be locked in’ when on road

    Brock Osweiler doesn’t have a ton of experience, but the experience he does have should help him this week when he leads Arizona State into Champaign, Illinois for the Sun Devils’ first road game of the season. “Fortunately for myself, I’ve started a game at Autzen Stadium. I’ve started a game down in Tucson. Two […]
  • Playoff tickets will be cheaper this time around for Diamondbacks

    Provided nothing crazy happens, the Arizona Diamondbacks will be heading to the playoffs. And, as first reported by Arizona Sports 620’s John Gambadoro, you can too for less than it cost in 2007. Prices for games will range from $12-$140 this year, with the lowest ticket price being a full $8 cheaper than any other […]
  • Diamondbacks 2012 regular season schedule announced

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced their 2012 regular-season schedule, which opens at Chase Field against the San Francisco Giants on April 6. The season includes three 10-game homestands and a pair of weekend visits to the Valley by the Chicago Cubs. The Diamondbacks will also be at home on Mother’s Day and the Fourth of […]
  • Aaron Pflugrad is ASU’s ‘playmaker’

    It wasn’t a major move — maybe a few feet, but it has produced major results, so far. Through two games, Aaron Pflugrad leads all ASU receivers in catches (11), yards receiving (230) and touchdowns (4), results head coach Dennis Erickson was hoping for when he decided in the spring to move the senior from […]
  • Inside the Box: Bases loaded walk caps D-backs rally

    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 13, 2011: Diamondbacks 5, Dodgers 4 The Good: Arizona was down 4-2 after the first inning, but rallied to send the game to extra innings where a bases loaded […]
  • Towers pleased with D-backs’ organization transformation

    PHOENIX – When Kevin Towers took over as general manager for the Arizona Diamondbacks, he inherited a club coming off one of its worst seasons in franchise history and was in complete turmoil. Less than one year later, Towers has quickly revamped the organization into a team headed for the playoffs. “Whatever the perception was […]
  • Should the D-backs want the Phillies in the first round?

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks pretty much have the NL West division locked up and heading for the playoffs. Now the attention has turned to whether or not Arizona can finish with a better record than the Brewers which would mean the D-backs wouldn’t have to face the vaunted Philadelphia Phillies in the first round […]
  • Cardinals win over Panthers scores big ratings

    Tempe – The Cardinals thrilling season-opening victory over the Carolina Panthers was also a big winner in terms of TV ratings. According to The Nielsen Company, the local FOX broadcast of Arizona’s 28-21 come-from-behind win generated a 22.6 rating and a 41 share. It was seen in 425,000 homes and ranked as the Valley’s most-watched […]
  • ESPN insider says Kennedy may get wins, but not Cy Young

    Ian Kennedy is in the conversation. The Diamondbacks righty is a contender for the NL Cy Young award, given to the league’s best pitcher as voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America. But if he wants to win the award over guys like Clayton Kershaw, Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee, according to ESPN […]
  • Justin Upton goes from trade talks to MVP consideration

    Justin Upton was not traded. Kevin Towers did not ship the right fielder out of town last winter, choosing instead to hold onto the man who has arguably become the team’s most important player. That doesn’t mean Upton was able to ignore the rumors. “It was a tough time,” Upton told USA Today. “I didn’t […]
  • Cardinals tickets among cheapest in NFL

    The Cardinals are cheap, but in a good way. It doesn’t cost much to see a Cardinals game live, at least, not when compared to some other NFL teams. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, Team Marketing Report’s annual rankings have the Cardinals at 26th out of 32 teams when it comes to average cost […]
  • Inside the Box: Parra leads D-backs to win

    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 12, 2011: Diamondbacks 7, Dodgers 2 The Good: Gerardo Parra led the Arizona offense with two hits that led to four RBI’s for the D-backs. Ryan Roberts and Paul […]
  • Overall Cardinals pleased with game one

    PHOENIX – Sunday after the Cardinals beat the Carolina Panthers, they were a bit hesitant to give themselves a thumbs up or thumbs down on their performance because it’s tough to do when everything just went by in a blur. Today the coaches and players were back at the facility in Tempe and having watched […]

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