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  • UA’s Criner expected to be ready for season

    Arizona Wildcats fans can breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday as it appears star receiver Juron Criner will be ready for the 2011 season. According to the Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Head Coach Mike Stoops said Criner is “fine” and “here and ready to go.” “We anticipate having Juron,” he said. “He had some family […]
  • Kevin Kolb: Arizona would be a great place

    It feels like we’ve heard from everyone about the Kevin Kolb to the Arizona Cardinals rumors over the last four months. While it’s nice to know what NFL analysts think and hear the coach speak from Ken Whisenhunt and Andy Reid in regards to the quarterback position, it’s even better to get it straight from […]
  • Re-signing own talent top priority for Cardinals

    Last off-season the Arizona Cardinals lost quite a bit of talent in the free agent market. Karlos Dansby and Antrelle Rolle, among others, departed for greener pastures, leaving the Cardinals with holes to fill. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt, as a guest on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf show, said the idea is for that […]
  • Enright up, Heilman down — reliever on way out?

    The Diamondbacks need a roster spot with Barry Enright scheduled to be recalled Tuesday. Aaron Heilman has such a spot. Or does he? Heilman, who is 4-1 with a 6.88 ERA in 32 appearances this season, cleaned out his locker following Monday night’s game and left the clubhouse with a large box under his arm. […]
  • ESPN Insider: Kolb deal likely done with a package of picks

    Rumors of the Arizona Cardinals sending Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to Philadelphia in exchange for Kevin Kolb seem to have a shelf life longer than a Twinkie thanks to the lockout, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re accurate. Just a day after the rumors re-emerged, one national NFL insider is saying that draft picks — and not […]
  • Whisenhunt: There are a few QBs out there that can help us

    Don’t worry Arizona Cardinals fans, head coach Ken Whisenhunt isn’t losing sleep over the quarterback position and, if you believe what he has to say, neither should you. “The two things that allow me to sleep at night are that we’re going to be aggressive in pursuing a quarterback and trying to get one of […]
  • Inside the Box: Collmenter baffles Brewers

    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 July 17, 2011: Diamondbacks 3, Brewers 0 The Good: Josh Collmenter continued to baffle the Brewers Monday night. He only gave up three hits in his eight innings and kept […]
  • So, looks like the D-backs won the Daniel Hudson trade

    On July 30th, 2010, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox consumated a trade in which Daniel Hudson and David Holmberg heading to the Valley and Edwin Jackson making his way to the Windy City. Not even one full year later, it is obvious who won that trade. Give you a hint: their name rhymes […]
  • J.J. Putz getting closer to returning to mound

    J.J. Putz is getting closer to returning to the mound. On the disabled list since June 29th, Putz threw in a rookie league game Sunday night at Salt River Fields. The closer said things went well. “Threw 17 pitches, threw all my pitches,” he said. “Didn’t have any hesitation, feel great today, so I think […]
  • Hudson is the silver lining to 2010’s dark cloud

    As the saying goes, every dark cloud has a silver lining. At least, that’s what people tell themselves when things aren’t going so well. Whether or not you really believe it to be true, the concept has been alive and well within Valley sports over the last year. “Daniel Hudson is to last year what […]
  • Miami Heat interested in Grant Hill

    The Miami Heat are looking to improve, possibly at the Suns’ expense. According to Devon Alexandre of Slam Online, the Heat are interested in one Phoenix veteran. The #Heat have also expressed interest in Tayshaun Prince, and Grant Hill. Fair to say they are looking for a veteran, winning presence.less than a minute ago via […]
  • Dudley: ‘We might as well just forfeit the season’

    NBA fans need to brace themselves. There has been plenty of speculation that the NBA lockout will last a long time and the latest reports seem to confirm that. “There’s no negotiating,” Phoenix Suns forward Jared Dudly told HOOPSWORLD. “Until the owners are willing to negotiate, we’re going to be locked out. The reason that […]
  • Justin Upton left his swing in St. Louis

    Justin Upton was an All-Star, and deservedly so. Hitting .293 at the break with 15 home runs and 46 RBI, the D-backs right fielder was looking every bit the part of franchise player. Then the All-Star break ended, and since then Upton has looked more Eric Byrnes than, well, someone people actually like. The 23-year-old […]
  • Vontaze Burfict and awards are like PB&J

    Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Arizona State’s Vontaze Burfict was named to an award watch list. This time it is the 2011 Walter Camp Award, which is presented annually to the top player in college football. A junior linebacker, Burfict has been a regular on the award watch lists this offseason, and with […]
  • Cardinals really are just a QB away

    There are many out there who think the Cardinals, with so much as just competent QB play, would have won the NFC West for the third straight time last season. While the Cardinals have not officially addressed that need yet, the team may find itself right back atop the division when they do. ESPN’s Adam […]
  • Sando: Cardinals likely to land Kevin Kolb

    As the NFL lockout nears an end, so will the Arizona Cardinals quarterback controversy. Arizona’s desire to improve at the quarterback is no secret. Kevin Kolb has been the most talked about player for the Cardinals and’s NFC West blogger Mike Sando believes Kolb will be playing in Glendale this fall. “I tend to […]
  • Agent: Marcin Gortat not playing in Russia

    Phoenix Suns center Marcin Gortat is not headed to Russia to play basketball during the NBA lockout. It was recently reported that Gortat had reached an agreement with a Russian team, but the center’s agent refutes said report. “I can assure you that the story claiming that he has reached an agreement with Spartak St. […]
  • Re-up or Reject: Steve Breaston

    For a few seasons it seemed as though the Arizona Cardinals’ strength was in their receiving corps. Larry Fitzgerald, Anquan Boldin and Steve Breaston formed one of the league’s better trios, as they each had 1,000 yard seasons the year the Cardinals made it to the Super Bowl. But now, Fitzgerald has one year left […]
  • No team has as much to gain or lose as the Arizona Cardinals

    It made $168 million in its first weekend. In just three days, the new – and final – Harry Potter movie made $168 million here in the U.S. and nearly a half-billion worldwide. I was actually hoping to see some folks dressed up in the Harry Potter garb when I was at my Gilbert multiplex […]
  • Inside the Box: Hudson is one-man army

    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 July 17, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 1 The Good: D-backs starting pitcher Daniel Hudson was a one-man army in Sunday’s win over the Dodgers. Not only did he throw his […]

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