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  • Desert Dog Blog: Coyotes Preparing for NHL Draft

    GLENDALE — The 2011 NHL Entry Draft is fast approaching next week so I figured today was a good day to provide Coyotes fans with the basic information. Keep in mind, a 2011 NHL Entry Draft microsite will be launched at shortly to provide fans with more in-depth coverage of the Coyotes – and […]
  • Suns think Jimmer Fredette would be hard to pass up

    If you’re not a fan of Jimmer Fredette you may have to learn to love him in the not too distant future. The BYU superstar was in town to workout for the Phoenix Suns on Monday and the team’s front office seemed to like what they saw. “I really don’t question much about his abilities,” […]
  • NAU’s Cameron Jones gives Suns a look

    The Phoenix Suns had an Arizona flavor to their draft workout Tuesday, as Northern Arizona’s Cameron Jones was in town to give the team a look. Jones, who averaged 20.1 points per game for the Lumberjacks last season, is a likely target for a second round selection or as an undrafted free agent. The Suns, […]
  • Cardinals’ Sam Acho is an all-around good guy

    Under intangibles in the Arizona Cardinals’ draft report on Texas linebacker Sam Acho had to be the words: “All around great guy”. That’s because he not only excelled on the field as a Longhorn, but in the classroom as well, earning a double major in business and marketing. Not to mention he also makes yearly […]
  • Super Goldschmidt may be blocked by ‘Super Two’ rule

    You can’t read about the Diamondbacks’ farm system without seeing the name Paul Goldschmidt. Goldschmidt, currently tearing up the Double-A level with Mobile, has hit 21 home runs while carrying a .348 batting average. Given the D-backs’ struggles inconsistencies at first base, it could make sense for Arizona to call up the youngster and give […]
  • Fitzgerald and other big names will be on the field this July

    Sources have confirmed to that Larry Fitzgerald will be on the field this July. Too bad it will be of the softball variety and not the football one. It was announced that the Arizona Cardinals star wide receiver will take part in the annual Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity softball game that will […]
  • Williams, not Fredette, is worth trading up for

    The Phoenix Suns may identify the guy they want, but waiting for him to fall to 13 may be a bad idea. So, the only other option would be trading up. That would not be a good idea, according to Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug Franz, if player they covet is Jimmer Fredette. “I look at […]
  • D-backs to the American League nothing more than rumors

    Don’t get to used to the idea of the designated hitter, the New York Yankees and the rest of what comes along with American League baseball making regular appearances at Chase Field. Just because there are rumors about a possible move to the ‘Junior Circuit’ doesn’t mean anything will come of them. In a conversation […]
  • Dudley finds extra motivation to win a ‘ship

    Seeing Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Kidd finally win a championship made a lot of NBA fans feel good. After all, it’s nice to see their hard work rewarded, especially after each had been so close to winning that elusive championship earlier in their respective careers. Well, the Suns have their own veterans, and one player […]
  • Diamondbacks enter huge series with Giants

    A June series against the top team in the division, especially when you’re only a half-game behind, carries a little more importance than any other throughout the month. A June series with a first place team that happens to be decimated by injuries at the moment presents a golden opportunity to pick up some ground. […]
  • The price is right … to cut Joey Porter

    Joey Porter’s stay in the desert could be a short one. After a disappointing 2010 season, the veteran linebacker may be cut by the Arizona Cardinals when the lockout is lifted. That’s because the price is right. As part of a piece on, NFL Analyst Adam Caplan drops an interesting bit of information about […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs hit BP in Florida

    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 June 13, 2011: Diamondbacks 12, Marlins 9 The Good: The D-backs’ bats spoke for themselves tonight, scoring a whopping 12 runs. The D-backs averaged 1.3 runs per inning against the […]
  • Suns wrong to think they can be Mavericks

    The saying when someone refuses to acknowledge the truth, at least the one I’ve heard, is that denial’s not just a river in Egypt. They’re right. As it turns out, the denial river goes straight through the U.S. Airways Center, where the Phoenix Suns do business. In a recent column by the Arizona Republic’s Scott […]
  • Suns like a Morris twin — no, not that one

    As the Phoenix Suns continue to workout draft prospects they will gain a better idea of who they would be interested in with the 13th selection in the June 23rd draft. As of June 13th, their choice may have the last name “Morris,” though it may not be the one you’d think (or want). “I […]
  • The D-backs may be on the move

    The Arizona Diamondbacks could be on the move in the near future. Don’t worry though, they won’t be the subject of relocation rumors like the Phoenix Coyotes. They may just be switching leagues. While rumors have been swirling for a while that a National League team would move to the American League to give each […]
  • Why is Kemba Walker dodging Jimmer?

    The big NBA news in Phoenix on Monday wasn’t that the Dallas Mavericks won the NBA title last night, it was that Jimmer Fredette was in town to workout for the Suns as they prepare for next week’s draft. The more interesting storyline however may be who didn’t show up in Phoenix. “How about Kemba […]
  • Ryan Roberts attributes rise to opportunity

    Teams give out bobbleheads of good players. A Ryan Roberts bobblehead will be given out September 24. Ergo, Ryan Roberts is a good player? Hitting .257 with a career-best 10 home runs to go along with 27 RBI and nine stolen bases, the tattoo-laden infielder has become a fan favorite in the Valley of the […]
  • Coyotes’ newest coach has an entertaining past

    A hockey team making a minor change to their coaching staff in the middle of June is like the plain looking girl in high school, it doesn’t exactly garner a lot of attention. That’s even more true when said announcement takes place the morning after the NBA crowned it’s newest champion. Despite the uphill battle, […]
  • Mickael Pietrus returning to Suns

    Mickael Pietrus decided to stick around. Acquired in a mid-season trade with Orlando, the 29-year-old elected to pick up his player option for a fourth year on his contract, which will pay him 5.3 million in 2011-12. Pietrus’ agent Bill McCandless explained the move to “It wasn’t an easy decision, but given the expiration […]
  • Wilson among NFL’s best safeties

    Safeties are a football team’s last line of defense. They are the last people standing between the offense and the end zone and are asked to do much more than tackle receivers and running backs who slip be cornerbacks and linebackers. Safeties are asked to read offenses, blitz quarterbacks, cover receivers and occasionally stop the […]