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  • D-backs’ Gibson isn’t taking success for granted

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are over .500 in late May for the first time since 2008. That doesn’t mean manager Kirk Gibson is letting his team’s recent success go to his head, at least publicly. “The thing is you just can’t stop,” Gibson told reporters after Wednesday night’s game. “We don’t want to let our guard […]
  • Does Steve Nash have too much input with Suns?

    Does Steve Nash have a future in an NBA front office? We’re not sure, but he may have a pretty big presence in one right now. In an article about the Los Angeles Lakers hiring of coach Mike Brown, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped an interesting little tidbit about the Phoenix Suns point guard. The San […]
  • D-backs fans can come out of the bomb shelter now

    Is it safe for Arizona Diamondbacks fans to come out now? After spending the last three years in a metaphorical bomb shelter right out of the 1960’s Cold War, D-backs fans are starting to wonder if it’s safe to open the cellar door, breathe the air and drink the water. Walk up business during the […]
  • Inside the Box: Kennedy baffles Rockies

    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 May 25, 2011: Diamondbacks 2, Rockies 1 The Arizona Diamondbacks climbed above .500 and leapfrogged over Colorado in the NL West with a 2-1 win against the Rockies on Wednesday. […]
  • Gibson likes versatility, options at first base

    PHOENIX – First base was one of the biggest question marks for the Arizona Diamondbacks heading into Spring Training this season. The team hasn’t gotten anything eye-popping out of the position thus far, but a multitude of players are providing adequate results and options for manager Kirk Gibson. “It sets up pretty nice for us. […]
  • D-backs place Gutierrez on DL, recall Kroenke

    PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they have recalled right-handed pitcher Zach Kroenke from Triple-A Reno and placed right-handed pitcher Juan Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder, according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President and General Manager Kevin Towers. Kroenke, 27, was 4-0 with a 5.64 ERA (28 ER […]
  • ‘The Professor’ educates Cards fans on Kolb

    Over the last few weeks it seems like there have been a million Kevin Kolb rumors involving the Arizona Cardinals (alright, maybe not a million, but a lot). Most of them provided little to no new information and even less reasoning on why the move would work. On Wednesday ‘The Professor’, ESPN NFL analyst John […]
  • The Seattle Coyotes? Let’s hope not

    The Phoenix Coyotes may not be moving to Winnipeg, but that doesn’t mean that our neighbors to the north — just slightly less north — aren’t still interested in relocating the franchise. In a report posted on, a Seattle group is interested in bringing an NHL franchise to the Emerald City. The National Hockey […]
  • Former Phoenix Sun is getting a reality show

    The Matrix will soon be coming to a television screen near you. We’re not referring to the movie that you’ve watched on TNT more times than you’ve seen some members of your family. No, we’re talking former Phoenix Sun, and current Dallas Maverick, forward Shawn Marion. According to TMZ, the former Phoenix fan favorite is […]
  • Arizona State adds to 2011 recruiting class

    Demarkus Perkins, a defensive back out of Highland Community College in Kansas, has signed a national letter of intent to play football at Arizona State in 2011. The 6-2, 200 pound redshirt sophomore played both cornerback and safety while in junior college. Perkins is scheduled to arrive in time for fall practices and will have […]
  • Steve Nash open to leaving Phoenix?

    “Who knows what comes in the future? All options come into play.” Those are the words of Steve Nash, according to the Vancouver Sun, when asked about the possibility of finishing his career with former coach Mike D’Antoni and the New York Knicks or with the Toronto Raptors in his native Canada. Is Nash, who […]
  • Sun Devils second in Pac-10 in academic success

    Arizona State University’s Academic Progress Rates have been announced and the school’s average score of 976 tied the Sun Devils for second in the Pac-10 conference behind the Stanford Cardinal. For the third straight year all 21 of ASU’s athletic teams exceeded the NCAA’s minimum requirement of 925. The Sun Devils continue to improve as […]
  • Garth Gerhart named to Rimington watch list

    ASU senior center Garth Gerhart has been named to the Rimington Trophy watch list which is annually awarded to the top center in NCAA Division I-A college football. While Gerhart might be best known for being the younger brother of current Minnesota Viking running back Toby Gerhart, the history major has started 22 of 26 […]
  • Roberts bringing passion and intensity to D-backs

    PHOENIX – One of the most valuable players for the Arizona Diamondbacks almost wasn’t even on the team to start the season. Utility man Ryan Roberts was expected to be sent down to Triple-A, but an injury to Geoff Blum allowed Roberts to break camp with the big club. Roberts has made sure to make […]
  • Inside the Box: Saunders gets first 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 May 24, 2011: Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 2 The Arizona Diamondbacks managed to get a split of their doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies with a 5-2 win in Game 2. Joe […]
  • Sun Devils continue garnering hype

    PHOENIX – The Arizona St. Sun Devils continue to be one of the teams expected for good things in 2011.’s Andy Staples ranks ASU 23rd in his preseason rankings. Despite only going 6-6 and failing to make a bowl game last season, ASU has become one of the media darlings to make a big […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs roughed up in Game 1

    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 May 24, 2011: Rockies 12, Diamondbacks 4 The Arizona Diamondbacks saw their six-game winning streak come to a screeching halt in the team’s 12-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies in […]
  • Is Darnell Dockett the second best defensive player in the NFC West?

    Is Darnell Dockett the second best defensive player in the NFC West? That’s what ESPN’s Mike Sando is wondering. On his NFC West blog Sando posed the question ‘Who is the best defensive player in the NFC West after Patrick Willis?’ with the Arizona Cardinals defensive end Dockett, the San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin […]
  • Vince Carter: ‘I still plan on playing 15 years’

    Even though Vince Carter looked more ‘half-man, half-mediocre athlete’ than the human highlight reel in Phoenix last season, it doesn’t mean he’ll call it a career anytime soon. As a matter of fact, he plans on hanging around for another three seasons. At least that’s what he told the Orlando Sentinel. Follow @AZSports
  • Matt Williams: ‘Why not us?’

    The last time the Arizona Diamondbacks made the playoffs, in 2007, the team had a slogan. It was ‘Anywhere, Anytime’, a phrase which veteran first baseman Tony Clark coined to describe the team’s mentality. With this years incarnation showing signs of life, they may have their own mantra provided by a member of their coaching […]