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  • Burfict named to 2011 Lombardi Award watch list

    TEMPE – The Rotary Lombardi Award Committee has released the Official Watch List for the 2011 Rotary Lombardi Award and Arizona State University linebacker Vontaze Burfict is among those listed. This is the 42nd year that the Rotary Lombardi Award has named the nation’s college lineman of the year. Burfict, a 6-3, 252-pound junior from […]
  • Justin Upton: ‘The fans were supportive, I can’t complain about that’

    Justin Upton wanted to be in the Home Run Derby. Arizona Diamondbacks fans wanted Justin Upton to be in the Home Run Derby. As we all know, Upton was not selected to participate by Prince Fielder, who instead chose Brewers teammate Rickie Weeks. Monday evening, while both Weeks and Fielder took their cuts, the fans […]
  • Montero savors opportunity of a lifetime

    Miguel Montero was one of the final additions to the All-Star lineup, but that doesn’t mean his experience is any less enjoyable. In fact, the Diamondbacks catcher had the opportunity to catch the ceremonial first pitch in Monday’s Home Run Derby, a ball that was thrown by Hall of Famer and MLB Ironman Cal Ripken […]
  • Imagine that, a 5-11 team had bad players

    It takes a bad team to win just five games in a season, and bad teams are not usually filled with good players. So, it should really come as no surprise that the Cardinals, according to Grantland.com, had two of the 25 least valuable players in the NFL last season. Coming in at number 12 […]
  • Kolb — or most other QBs — could lead to division title for Cards

    The NFC West is still one of the weakest divisions in football, and the Cardinals could be a QB away from returning to the top. “Yes, I will give up a first round pick for Kevin Kolb,” Doug Franz said on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf show Tuesday. “Because I think the division’s so […]
  • Turner a good hire for Suns, though he won’t make a difference

    “Basketball is a flowing game,” Tim Kempton said. “I understand you have your principles. Last time I checked, stay in between your man and the ball, if you want to deny him, and stay in between your man and the basket.” Kempton said those words on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf show while talking […]
  • Statistics say Larry Fitzgerald is the best receiver in the NFL

    Many people around the NFL and in media would like you to believe that the Houston Texans’ Andre Johnson is the best receiver in the NFL. The statistics would indicate otherwise. According to the statistical wizards over at ProFootballFocus.com, the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald just barely beat out Johnson for the top spot among wideouts […]
  • DDB: Coyotes prospect heads to ESPYs

    While most of the Coyotes prospects headed home on Monday after the team's annual development camp, center Andy Miele started making his way to Los Angeles for Wednesday's ESPY extravaganza.
  • Arizona’s newest player could recruit more top talent

    It’s like a domino effect, really. When one top recruit signs with Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats, more seem to follow. After all, the more good players around the more success the team will have, and the UA is poised to be very successful in the near future. According to the Arizona Daily Star, […]
  • Cardinals have a thing for Kevin Kolb

    If the Cardinals were a single guy at the bar, Kevin Kolb would appear to be the lady they are eyeing from across the way. At least, that seems to be the case, as the Arizona Republic’s Kent Somers, on Weisman Trophy show, said the Cardinals are “very attracted” to the Eagles QB. “I think […]
  • Denver Broncos dealing Kyle Orton is a win-win for the Arizona Cardinals

    Rumors and speculation about Kyle Orton being traded may have run rampant for a majority of the lockout but there had been very little credible information to suggest the Broncos would actually pull the trigger on a deal. That is, until now. Denver Post Broncos beat writer Mike Klis, who by all accounts is very […]
  • Behind the scenes of the Home Run Derby

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  • Fan says ‘no way’ to giving up gold ball at Home Run Derby

    For the first time Major League Baseball implemented gold baseballs for the final out of each contestants round during the Home Run Derby. These balls featured a panel with actual 24-karat gold leather crafted by Rawlings and Gold Sport Collectibles. Boston Red Sox slugger Adrian Gonzalez was the first one to put one in the […]
  • All-Stars tweet during Home Run Derby

    The MLB All-Star Home Run Derby is Monday, July 11 at Chase Field in Phoenix. Many of the participants and other All-Stars will be tweeting during the event and ArizonaSports.com is your source for their tweets. What a night for the AL! Congrats to @RobinsonCano and thanks to A-Gon @Joeybats19 @MLB and @StateFarm raised a […]
  • Justin Upton diary of Home Run Derby

    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton may not be participating in the 2011 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby, but he will be tweeting during the event. ArizonaSports.com will post Upton’s tweets. Are they gonna have web gems during the all star break? That kid needs to be on it! #hrderbyless than a minute ago via TweetDeck […]
  • Phoenix Suns hire Elston Turner as defensive coordinator

    The Phoenix Suns have signed Elston Turner to a two-year contract to fill their newly created defensive coordinator position according to Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro. There is no doubt the Suns need defensive help as they allowed 105.9 points per game last season and allowed opponents to shoot 47.2 percent. Turner, who has spent […]
  • Don’t believe everything you read about Hulsizer and the Phoenix Coyotes

    A few things have become clear over the years when it comes to the Phoenix Coyotes ownership saga. Like being engaged, nothing is official until the contract is signed, and you can’t trust much of what is coming from the Canadian media. Today’s source of misinformation comes courtesy of a usual suspect, David Shoalts of […]
  • Cards eyeing Kolb when they should be looking at Orton

    When the NFL lockout ends the Cardinals will officially begin the search for their next QB. Where will it lead them? Well, if Dan Arkush of Pro Football Weekly has his way, it would be straight to Kyle Orton. Truth be told, Orton has been lost in the shuffle for whatever reasons much of his […]
  • Kurt Warner says he didn’t retire due to cheap Cardinals

    Kurt Warner retired from the NFL less than two weeks after he and the Cardinals were eliminated by the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFL Playoffs. It was largely believed he hung up his cleats because, after 12 NFL seasons, the 38-year-old wanted to spend more time with his family. At least, those were […]
  • Miguel Montero cancels vacation for All-Star game

    Disneyland and southern California may sound like a perfect midsummer vacation, however the Monteros had to cancel their trip last minute when Miguel was informed Sunday he made the All-Star team. “He called me yesterday and I was ready with my bathing suit and everything for the beach,” Vanessa Montero said. “He said don’t pack […]

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