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NHL in Seattle gains momentum thanks to new ownership, arena si…

NHL in Seattle gains momentum thanks to new ownership, arena site

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
“Most people don’t realize how close we were to actually getting an NHL team.” That was Mike McGinn, former mayor of Seattle, speaking to the Seattle Times last October. One year earlier, the Glendale City Council approved a lease agreement that kept th…
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  • P.J. Tucker: 2014-15 Phoenix Suns Player Grades

    P.J. Tucker: 2014-15 Phoenix Suns Player Grades

    valleyofthesun.com 7 hours ago
    Overview: The 2014-15 season came with high expectations for the Phoenix Suns, a young team on the rise that had won 48 games the year prior. But with the trade deadline departures of Goran...
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  • Pirates Complete 1st Desert Sweep With 8-0 Win Over D-Backs

    Pirates Complete 1st Desert Sweep With 8-0 Win Over D-Backs

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    Pittsburgh's slow start to the season is quickly fading into the rearview mirror.
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  • Phoenix Suns: Improvement May Take Some Tough Moves

    Phoenix Suns: Improvement May Take Some Tough Moves

    valleyofthesun.com Apr 26 (yesterday)
    The Phoenix Suns may have a bright future, but they’re still in rebuild mode. They have talented young players, they have draft picks and they have the assets to improve on the trade market....
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  • Marte's Single in 9th Lifts Pirates Over Diamondbacks 2-1

    Marte's Single in 9th Lifts Pirates Over Diamondbacks 2-1

    nytimes.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)
    Starling Marte singled home Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Saturday night.
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  • Larry Foote “50-50″ on playing in 2015

    Larry Foote “50-50″ on playing in 2015

    profootballtalk.com Apr 24 (3 days ago)
    Earlier this offseason, the Cardinals released linebacker Larry Foote from their roster so that he could rejoin the team as a member of their coaching staff. The door was left open for a potential return to the field and it hasn’t closed in the last two…
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  • Cardinals WR John Brown building on last offseason, aims to add…

    Cardinals WR John Brown building on last offseason, aims to add bulk

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)
    Cardinals WR John Brown building on last offseason, aims to add bulk
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  • Bruce Arians says return to Pittsburgh “just another game”

    Bruce Arians says return to Pittsburgh “just another game”

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)
    Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Thursday that it is going to be tough to go back to Heinz Field in October, but insists that is only because they’ll have to face “a really good football team” and not because of the way his tenure on Pittsburgh’s coach…
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  • Phoenix Suns Rankings: Which Western Playoff Team To Root For?

    Phoenix Suns Rankings: Which Western Playoff Team To Root For?

    valleyofthesun.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)
    You’ve probably read this or heard about this by now, but the Phoenix Suns will be participating in the 2015 NBA Playoffs in the same capacity that the rest of us will: from the comfort of the...
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  • Cardinals haven’t decided on Michael Floyd’s 2016 option

    Cardinals haven’t decided on Michael Floyd’s 2016 option

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (4 days ago)
    The Cardinals don’t yet know whether they want Michael Floyd beyond 2015. Floyd, Arizona’s 2012 first-round pick, has an option year for 2016 that the Cardinals haven’t yet decided whether to pick up. Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 reports that the Card…
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  • Effectively-Wild Bradley Leads Arizona to 8-5 Win Over Texas

    Effectively-Wild Bradley Leads Arizona to 8-5 Win Over Texas

    nytimes.com Apr 23 (5 days ago)
    Archie Bradley shook off a shaky start to pitch six effective innings, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
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  • Keim’s quip gets to the heart of the off-field dilemma

    Keim’s quip gets to the heart of the off-field dilemma

    profootballtalk.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    In every joke, there’s a sliver of truth. In a one-liner delivered Wednesday by Cardinals G.M. Steve Keim, that sliver was the size of a human liver. “If Hannibal Lecter ran a 4.3, we’d probably diagnose it as an eating disorder,” Keim said, via Darren …
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  • Fitzgerald says his role limits his production

    Fitzgerald says his role limits his production

    profootballtalk.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald recently said he can still play at a high level. So is it possible for him to generate significant numbers? “No, it’s not possible,” Fitzgerald told Burns & Gambo of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM in Phoenix. “And it’s on…
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  • Suns Needed More Leadership From P.J. Tucker

    Suns Needed More Leadership From P.J. Tucker

    valleyofthesun.com Apr 22 (5 days ago)
    Phoenix- When taking a look at the 2014-15 season for forward P.J. Tucker, it would seem to be a success. The 6-foot-6 forward out of Texas posted numbers nearly identical to the prior season, which...
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  • Fielder Has HR, 3 RBIs to Lift Rangers Past D-Backs, 7-1

    Fielder Has HR, 3 RBIs to Lift Rangers Past D-Backs, 7-1

    nytimes.com Apr 22 (6 days ago)
    Prince Fielder homered and drove in three runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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  • Video - Playoff teams that could boost roster in first round 02:21

    Playoff teams that could boost roster in first round

    Apr 27
    Mel Kiper Jr. discusses the two playoff teams that could get a roster boost in the first round of the NFL draft, and Todd McShay discusses whether those players will be available to pick.
  • Video - Strengths of the 2015 draft class 00:54

    Strengths of the 2015 draft class

    Apr 22
    NFL coaches and general managers on the strengths of the 2015 draft class.
  • Video - Inside NFL draft war rooms 00:48

    Inside NFL draft war rooms

    Apr 22
    NFL coaches and general managers dish on their favorite foods to snack on during the draft.
  • Video - Challenging schedule for Cardinals 01:11

    Challenging schedule for Cardinals

    Apr 22
    Jeff Saturday breaks down why the second half of the NFL season will be the most challenging for the Cardinals.

Sports Columnists

  • Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2

    Apr 27
    Three days before the 2015 draft, one thing is clear: The drama starts with the second pick. With Tampa Bay very likely to take quarterback Jameis Winston number one, Tennessee is in command with quarterback Marcus Mariota the likely target if anyone wa…
  • Mario Hezonja of FC Barcelona to declare for the NBA draft

    Apr 23
    FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
  • James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draft

    Apr 23
    Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
  • Hardy’s New Bench Trial

    Apr 23
    The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…