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  • Gentry is frustrated with Suns performance

    When your team has lost four games in a row and is slowly slipping out of contention for a playoff spot, it’s no surprise that frustration would set in. Especially if this time just 12 short months ago your team was more worried about getting home court advantage more than just making it in. That’s […]
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  • Green: It’s time for the Suns to sit Steve Nash

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  • Running diary of filling out a March Madness bracket

    It’s 8:34 on the Wednesday night before the NCAA Tournament and it’s time. Time to enter the Madness. I feel like Martin Sheen in Apocalypse Now, getting ready to head up the river in search of Colonel Kurtz. But instead of Marlon Brando, I will find Bill Self lamenting the horror…the horror. The following is […]
  • Diamondbacks tab Kennedy as Opening Day starter

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have named Ian Kennedy to be the team’s Opening Day starter on April 1st against the Colorado Rockies. “Just looking at what he did last year and the way he’s throwing the ball and where he’s at, he was the guy,” said manager Kirk Gibson on Tuesday. The right-hander, in […]
  • Fifth overall picks: A retrospective since the 2000 NFL draft

    Looking back at the players picked fifth overall in the last 10 NFL drafts, there is a consistent pattern of solid players. The Cardinals, who hold the fifth overall pick this April, are hoping this trend continues as they search for a star to help them improve after a rough 5-11 season. Here is a […]
  • Green: Blame yourself, not the NFL

    When assessing the NFL’s labor seemingly ever-changing and increasingly annoying situation, a popular thing to do has been to pick a side and immediately rail on the opposition. After all, someone has to be held responsible. Hell, it’s billionaires vs. millionaires fighting over dollar figures most Americans can only dream about, so this type of […]
  • Young players help Coyotes in playoff hunt

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  • NBA Western Conference playoff push 2.0

    In the always competitive NBA Western Conference, the race for the postseason has become one of the toughest in sports. Teams are often separated by only a few games and can find themselves out of the hunt unless they can put together consistent records in the home stretch of the season. Here is a look […]
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  • Zona faces intriguing matchup against Memphis

    To advance to the second round of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the Arizona men’s basketball team will have to beat one of their own: Memphis head coach Josh Pastner. While fans fondly remember Pastner as one of the nation’s top recruiters for legendary coach Lute Olsen, many forget his presence on the 1997 national championship […]
  • Burns: My top five Holy Days of the Sports year

    I hope you treated the day with the proper reverence and respect. Paid tribute to Jimmy V and Phi Slamma Jamma. Laughed at the memory of a timeout that didn’t exist. Messed up your grandpa’s perfect coifed white hair. I hope your pencils were sharpened, your pens filled with ink and your brackets at the […]
  • Huskies outlast Wildcats in thrilling Pac-10 title game

    LOS ANGELES – Both participants in the 2011 Pac-10 title game were looking to cut the nets down for a second time in a row. For the #15 Arizona Wildcats (27-7, 14-4) they were looking to add to their Pac-10 regular season title. For the Washington Huskies (23-10, 11-7) they were trying to repeat as […]
  • NAU to face Santa Clara in CIT on Tuesday

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  • L.A. natives lead Wildcats past Trojans

    LOS ANGELES – If USC was to best Arizona in Los Angeles for the second time in a month, they would have to do so without their head coach. Athletic director Pat Haden suspended Southern California head coach Kevin O’Neill Friday morning for the remainder of the Pac-10 tournament after a verbal altercation with an […]
  • Ten D-back questions at Spring Training: Part 4

    Over the next four weeks, I will examine what the biggest question marks are surrounding the Arizona Diamondbacks as they head into the regular season. Check out the questions that were asked last week. 9. Can anybody in the bullpen get people out? The Diamondbacks had one of the worst bullpens in the history of […]
  • Nash could be sidelined with groin injury

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  • Doan enjoying tight Western Conference race

    Despite the drama surrounding the potential sale of the team, Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan acknowledges that the team’s confidence level is high as they climb the Western Conference standings and look forward to the playoffs. “We get so much confidence from our goaltender and it’s amazing how that works,” Doan said on Sports 620 […]

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