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  • Hall of Fame QB would give up a third-rounder for Carson Palmer

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer wants out of Cincinnati before next season. Palmer has said he may retire if he does not get his wish of being traded. That has to beg the question then, what would Cincinnati want in return for the 31-year-old quarterback? One said team to be interested is the Miami Dolphins. […]
  • Another analyst suggests Suns should trade Steve Nash

    Like vulchers circling above a wounded animal, the national media is beginning to eye the Suns as a team that could be picked apart in the offseason. I guess being 36-38 and outside of the playoff picture will do that to a team. Thursday on Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash ESPN NBA Analyst Tim […]
  • Gentry wants to keep Nash and Hill

    This time last year Phoenix Suns head coach Alvin Gentry was answering questions about if he’d rest his starters to get ready for the playoffs. Now he’s spending his time talking about whether he’ll sit a starter until next season. Gentry, as a guest on with Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash Thursday, made it […]
  • Goldwater takes another shot at Phoenix Coyotes deal

    Comparing Glendale to New York City and the Phoenix Coyotes to the New York Yankees seems a little absurd. Interestingly enough it seems like the people making the comparison has cornered the market on absurdity lately. On Thursday the watchdog group the Goldwater Institute, who is contesting the constitutionality of the city of Glendale’s deal […]
  • Out of ideas, Nash turns to Facebook for answers

    “Man, this has been a really disappointing season. What do you think the Suns need to do for next year?” Everyone has their own idea of how to fix the Phoenix Suns, and point guard Steve Nash took to Facebook to hear some of them. The Suns, at 36-38 and losers of four straight, are […]
  • Kurt Warner’s not sold on top rookie QBs

    Kurt Warner knows a thing or two about playing quarterback in the NFL. Kurt Warner knows a thing or two about playing quarterback in the NFL for Ken Whisenhunt. Talking to Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf Thursday, the former Pro-Bowler said the transition to a new offense would be a drawn out process for […]
  • The reason behind Zabian Dowdell’s ejection

    With 65 seconds remaining in the game and the Suns down 20, referee Ken Mauer ejected both Aaron Brooks and Zabian Dowdell. What happened? “Disrespectful, that’s how it was,” Dowdell said after the game. “I think it was very disrespectful.” He, nor any of his teammates would go into any further detail. Sports 620 KTAR’s […]
  • Doan says Coyotes have nothing to fear except for maybe Sharks

    The Phoenix Coyotes have 95 points, good enough for fourth in the Western Conference. Playing well, the team is hoping to reach the second round of the playoffs for the first time since becoming the Coyotes. Forward Shane Doan, on Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash Wednesday, said the team thinks they can compete against […]
  • Analyst thinks Blaine Gabbert and Cam Newton not what Arizona Cardinals need

    If you think the Arizona Cardinals should draft Blaine Gabbert or Cam Newton with the No. 5 overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, you might want to think again. That is if you put much stock into what ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge has to say. Hoge isn’t exactly what you’d call a fan […]
  • Gibson says it’s Juan Miranda’s time

    For pretty much their entire existence the Arizona Diamondbacks have struggled to find a first baseman. From Travis Lee and Erubiel Durazo to Mark Grace, Greg Colbrunn, Tony Clark and Adam LaRoche, the D-backs have gone through 10 different opening day starters at first in 13 years. Number 11 is set to be Juan Miranda, […]
  • Looking at D-backs season through Magic 8 Ball

    In what can only be described as some bizarro-psychological experiment, two baseball fans have been chosen to watch and document every single baseball game this season. They’ll show up to work in a 15,000 square foot, glass enclosed “fancave” that will be visible to people walking by on the street in New York City. Inside […]
  • Allen still waiting for his chance to shine

    PHOENIX – When Brandon Allen was acquired from the Chicago White Sox in 2009, he was expected to one day become the Diamondbacks starting first baseman. He is still waiting for his chance. Arizona finalized its 25-man roster on Wednesday with Allen being one of the last cuts despite having a solid spring training. He […]
  • At 0-0 it’s time for Diamondbacks to go to work

    The theme was obvious. The Arizona Diamondbacks, following their final tune-up game before the regular season begins, tended to share a similar outlook when it came to judging what Spring Training meant in regards to their season’s prospects. “It doesn’t really matter what happened before [Wednesday], starting Friday it’s a clean slate and everybody’s very […]
  • D-backs shouldn’t expect much from Branyan

    PHOENIX – Maybe the best player for the Arizona Diamondbacks in spring training has been new addition Russell Branyan. One of the team’s biggest holes is first base, so naturally many have gotten excited that Branyan, after swinging such a hot bat, could be the answer at that position or at least used in a […]
  • Diamondbacks finalize 25-man roster

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks announced a number of roster moves today to complete their 25-man roster prior to Friday’s Opening Day game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. To complete the Opening Day roster, the D-backs outrighted infielder Tony Abreu to Triple-A Reno and optioned infielder Brandon Allen and right-handed pitcher Esmerling Vasquez to […]
  • Desert Dog Blog: Relaxed schedule just what doctor ordered for Coyotes

    GLENDALE — OK, so I’m watching The Office the other night – which is one of my favorite sitcoms by the way – and at one point the character Ryan announces that “blogs are out” these days because everybody is texting instead. Say whaaaaaaaat? Are blogs really “out” already? I certainly hope not because I’m […]
  • Bullpen concerns D-backs heading into season opener

    After a dismal spring training, the Arizona Diamondbacks find themselves with more concerns than anticipated going into Opening Day. The biggest one hasn’t changed since last season. It’s still pitching. “My concern is the bullpen,” said D-backs color analyst Tom Candiotti on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf. “The back of the bullpen is what […]
  • Nine teams interested in trading for Steve Nash

    The Phoenix Suns front office may refer to Steve Nash as ‘the sun, the moon and the stars’ of the organization but that doesn’t mean a re-aligning of the heavens can’t take place this offseason. According to ESPN’s Chad Ford, there are at least nine different NBA teams interested in Nash and willing to make […]
  • ASU’s Bolden doesn’t regret not turning pro

    TEMPE, Ariz. – Arizona State cornerback Omar Bolden could have cashed in on his impressive First-Team All-Pac-10 campaign last year and jumped to the NFL a year early. Instead, the lockdown defender decided against becoming yet another talented addition to an already stacked defensive back class and return to ASU for his senior year. But […]
  • Lon Babby admits Phoenix Suns ‘not good enough’

    The players on the Phoenix Suns roster admitted after last Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks that their playoff hopes had died. Now team president Lon Babby is admitting it as well. “We’re just not good enough at the end of the day,” Babby told Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf. “A lot of nights […]

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