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  • Oddsmakers think Suns drafted the lesser Morris brother

    When the team selected Markieff Morris one pick before his brother Marcus went to the Houston Rockets, many fans had visions of Robin Lopez and Taylor Griffin dancing in their heads. Is the power forward destined to follow in their footsteps? Did the Suns once again draft the ‘lesser’ brother? According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Post-Draft Thoughts

    GLENDALE – Below are some thoughts and observations about the Coyotes and the moves they made at this weekend’s 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Saint Paul, Minn. • The Coyotes made eight picks over two days at the draft. They chose six forwards and two defensemen. You may notice a trend with their picks; competitive […]
  • Nash honored for role in community

    As a two-time NBA MVP and seven-time All-Star, Steve Nash has received plenty of accolades on the court and now he has a few off the court as well. Street Soccer USA, a national organization that teaches job and life skills to homeless,
  • Cardinals weighing free agent options

    While most roster talk involving the Arizona Cardinals centers around the quarterback position, they will need to figure a few things out once free agency begins. According to the Cardinals may try to re-sign nose tackle Gabe Watson, while letting Alan Branch go. On the Arizona free-agent front, we hear it’s a lot more […]
  • Arizona Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt may be relocating

    Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is going to be relocating soon. Don’t worry, he’s not being relieved of his duties with the team after a 5-11 season. He’s not quitting either (although we wouldn’t blame him after having to deal with Derek Anderson all year). With that said, he’ll still be packing his bags […]
  • Kings may be interested in Aaron Brooks

    The Phoenix Suns made Aaron Brooks a qualifying offer last Thursday, however they are not the only team interested in the point guard. According to the New York Daily News, the Sacramento Kings are interested in signing the restricted free agent. With Jimmer Fredette’s addition to a backcourt featuring Tyreke Evans, Sacramento doesn’t have a […]
  • Diamondbacks in the middle of arms race

    Kevin Towers knows the Diamondbacks bullpen needs a little help, and he’s constantly searching for extra arms. According to Ken Rosenthal of the Diamondbacks GM would love to acquire one of his old relievers from San Diego. In a perfect world, Towers would trade for one of his old Padres’ relievers, right-hander Mike Adams, […]
  • Arizona Cardinals could be interested in Ike Taylor

    The phrase ‘I like Ike’ isn’t just for 1952 Presidential campaigns anymore. It may be what the Arizona Cardinals are saying this offseason in reference to Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor. “Let’s say they deal [Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie] and bring in Kevin Kolb as their quarterback,” Sports 620 KTAR’s Ron Wolfley said on Doug and Wolf. […]
  • Hold on, Marc Bulger still wants to start

    The Cardinals QB search seemed to eliminate Marc Bulger, as the former Rams starter and Ravens backup seemed to have little interest in being a starting quarterback. However, a report by Len Pasquarelli seems to disagree with that assessment. But people close to the 34-year-old Bulger, whose father was an old high school classmate of […]
  • Former WR speaks out against Erickson

    Dennis Erickson’s job security has been questioned time and time again. Although the school seems to back the coach, it appears his former players do not. Former ASU wide receiver Kerry Taylor was recently interviewed by Channel 3, where he decided to spout off his feelings about his former coach. Just did an interview about […]
  • Gibson continues to gain recognition

    As the Diamondbacks continue to challenge for the National League West crown, the recognition for Kirk Gibson continues to come. Gibson has been mentioned as a Manager of the Year candidate by several media outlets and Yahoo Sports can now be added to the list. Kirk Gibson didn’t have the Arizona Diamondbacks on the cusp […]
  • Arizona teams offering politicians free tickets

    Getting free tickets to a sporting event is always a nice thing. A lot of times someone will give you a few complimentary seats they can’t use in hopes that you’ll return the favor in the future. This quid pro quo relationship is usually beneficial to all parties involved. The Arizona Cardinals have apparently partaken […]
  • Hoping D-backs get their moment and don’t get trumped by NFL

    I don’t want to be picky here. I don’t want to be that guy who is dating a super model only to complain that she has man-hands. I don’t want to be that guy who gets a free fancy steak dinner, only to complain his baked potato wasn’t twice baked. Desperate to shed the NFL […]
  • Three interested in buying Coyotes

    The city of Phoenix and the National Hockey League are now talking to three groups about purchasing the Phoenix Coyotes. Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer, Chicago Bulls and White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf and an unnamed group are all in contention to buy the team. The team is currently owned by the NHL, who bought them […]
  • Inside the Box: Collmenter’s Michigan return bittersweet

    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 25, 2011: Tigers 6, Diamondbacks 0 The Good: The D-backs did manage to threaten in the eighth inning, though nothing came of it. After a Miranda walk and a […]
  • Inside the Box: Pena blast lifts D-backs

    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 24, 2011: Diamondbacks 7, Tigers 6 The Good: Wily Mo Pena hit his second home run in his first week since being recalled from the team and it was […]
  • Coyotes select Connor Murphy with first round pick

    GLENDALE -Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today the team has selected defenseman Connor Murphy with the 20th overall pick in the 2011 National Hockey League Entry Draft at XCEL Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The 6-foot-3, 195 pound Murphy recorded 3-3-6 in just 14 games, due to injury with the United States […]
  • Morris ready to get started for Suns

    PHOENIX – It’s unknown how good the Phoenix Suns’ first round pick Markieff Morris will be or how long until he can make a solid contribution to the team, but the former Kansas player isn’t short on confidence. The power forward didn’t hesitate to say he will have a better career than No. 2 pick […]
  • Knicks draft Suns’ guy with an eye towards Steve Nash

    When the Phoenix Suns took Markieff Morris with the 13th pick they did so knowing their other target, Iman Shumpert, would not likely wear a purple and orange uniform anytime soon. Or will he. On Friday Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro, on the Gambo and Ash show, brought up an interesting reason for the New […]
  • ASU lands top quarterback recruit

    TEMPE – ASU has added a major piece to their 2012 recruiting class by convincing a Texas high school quarterback to switch his verbal commitment from Virginia Tech to the Sun Devils. T.J. Millweard out of Texas, a 6-foot-5, 205-pound passer changed his mind after taking a recent visit to Tempe according to “He […]

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