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Bogdan Bogdanovic, Serbia drop Iran in FIBA World Cup

Bogdan Bogdanovic, Serbia drop Iran in FIBA World Cup

valleyofthesun.com Updated 4 hours ago
Serbia got back to winning on Monday, a day after falling by a point to France. Suns draft pick Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 16 points on 7-for-11 shooting and had the best plus-minus on his squad in an...
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  • Diamondbacks reinstate P Hudson, OF Ross

    Diamondbacks reinstate P Hudson, OF Ross

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated Daniel Hudson from the disabled, and the right-hander will likely work in relief in his return from two Tommy John operations.
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  • Steve Keim: Jonathan Cooper has to understand how to manage pla…

    Steve Keim: Jonathan Cooper has to understand how to manage playing in pain

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The Cardinals drafted guard Jonathan Cooper seventh overall last season, but haven’t seen much return on that investment. Cooper missed all of last season with a broken leg and eventually worked his way back onto the field this summer only to see a case…
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  • Ryan Lindley lands on Chargers practice squad

    Ryan Lindley lands on Chargers practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Quarterback Ryan Lindley got his first shot in the NFL when Ken Whisenhunt was the head coach of the Cardinals in 2012. Lindley’s second shot will come with the team Whisenhunt worked for last season. The Chargers have signed Lindley and eight others to…
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  • Anderson Lifts D-Backs to 6-2 Win Over Rockies

    Anderson Lifts D-Backs to 6-2 Win Over Rockies

    nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    Chase Anderson pitched six strong innings to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Sunday.
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  • Cowboys bring running back Ryan Williams back to practice squad

    Cowboys bring running back Ryan Williams back to practice squad

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    As it turns out, Devon Still isn’t the only former second-rounder to make a practice squad this weekend, but at least he’s on the team that drafted him. Among the seven practice-squaders signed by the Cowboys Sunday was running back Ryan Williams. Willi…
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  • Cardinals claim outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waivers

    Cardinals claim outside linebacker Thomas Keiser off waivers

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    The Cardinals and Chargers will play twice in 11 days, since the rematch of the preseason finale will be played next Monday night. Thomas Keiser will have the rare ability to play for both teams. The Cardinals claimed the outside linebacker, who was wai…
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  • Updated Cardinals’ depth chart

    Updated Cardinals’ depth chart

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Arizona announced its 53-man roster amid minimum fanfare. Most of the roster was expected, however there were a few moves that raised eyebrows. The decision to keep six receivers likely caused there to be only four cornerbacks kept. Six outside lineback…
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  • Cut-down analysis: Arizona Cardinals

    Cut-down analysis: Arizona Cardinals

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Most significant move: Linebacker Marcus Benard was squeezed out because of the numbers game but he has been an effective pass-rusher during his time in Arizona. He's also had a knack for getting his hands on the football, which is something Cardinals c…
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  • Cardinals trim roster to 53

    Cardinals trim roster to 53

    profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Twenty players were released, one was given an injury settlement and one was moved to injured reserve as the Cardinals got down to 53 on their roster today. Arizona announced that the following players were cut: RB Zach Bauman, LB Marcus Benard, G Phili…
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  • Arians wants to see injured players in pads

    Arians wants to see injured players in pads

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Besides closely watching a host of bubble players during Thursday night’s preseason finale against the San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was keeping a close eye on a handful of potential starters who were returning…
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  • Goran Dragic drops 21, Slovenia wins FIBA World Cup opener

    Goran Dragic drops 21, Slovenia wins FIBA World Cup opener

    valleyofthesun.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    The Slovenian national team used 21 points from Suns guard Goran Dragic in a 90-80 victory to open the 2014 FIBA World Cup. The win was a promising one for Slovenia in Group D, where Lithuania is...
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  • Tyler Ennis shotchart at Syracuse

    Tyler Ennis shotchart at Syracuse

    valleyofthesun.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    Tyler Ennis was drafted 18th overall by the Phoenix Suns because of his pure point guard skills. He averaged 5.5 assists per game and ranked among the lowest turnover players in college basketball in...
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  • Maztek, Rockies Beat D-Backs' Hard-Luck Nuno 2-0

    Maztek, Rockies Beat D-Backs' Hard-Luck Nuno 2-0

    nytimes.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Rookie Tyler Matzek gave up three hits in seven innings, Matt McBride and Charlie Blackmon homered and the Colorado Rockies handed Arizona's Vidal Nuno another hard-luck loss with a 2-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
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  • Report: James Harrison not likely to sign with Cardinals

    Report: James Harrison not likely to sign with Cardinals

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    A notable ex-Steeler doesn’t appear to be headed to Pittsburgh West. Free agent outside linebacker James Harrison isn’t likely to sign with the Arizona Cardinals at this time, Harrison’s agent, Bill Parise, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Parise told Kent So…
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  • Tyrann Mathieu will tackle in practice this week

    Tyrann Mathieu will tackle in practice this week

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    The Cardinals activated safety Tyrann Mathieu from the PUP list on August 19, leaving the date of his regular season debut as the biggest question left to answer in Mathieu’s return from a torn ACL. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said he wanted to see Mat…
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  • Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon Butler

    Bolts bounce cornerback Crezdon Butler

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Cornerback Crezdon Butler was believed to be on the roster bubble in San Diego. He was. Per a league source, the Chargers have released Butler. A fifth-round pick of the Steelers in 2010, Butler has played for the Cardinals (2011), Washington (2012), Ca…
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  • Kirkpatrick gets fined $22,500 for hit on Ted Ginn

    Kirkpatrick gets fined $22,500 for hit on Ted Ginn

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    One of the higher-profile hits from Week Three of the preseason didn’t draw a flag. One of the lesser-known hits did. On a first-quarter punt fielded by Cardinals receiver Ted Ginn, Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick lowered the boom. The helmet-to-helm…
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  • Three Cardinals whose stock rose Thursday

    Three Cardinals whose stock rose Thursday

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    With cuts looming hours away, at least 22 players are wondering if they’ll have a job by time Saturday night rolls around. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians has been firm that five or six players were fighting for spots on the roster Thursday night. …
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  • T.J. Warren’s NC State shotchart is what we assumed

    T.J. Warren’s NC State shotchart is what we assumed

    valleyofthesun.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    The Phoenix Suns witnessed T.J. Warren’s ability to score at summer league. They’ve said that his strength stands out and that certainly helps him finish at the rim. For not being an...
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  • Video - Chargers Hold Off Cardinals 00:53

    Chargers Hold Off Cardinals

    Aug 28
    Nick Novak hit four field goals in the Chargers' 12-9 win over the Cardinals.
  • Video - Kershaw Dominates For 16th Win 00:36

    Kershaw Dominates For 16th Win

    Aug 27
    Clayton Kershaw struck out 10 over eight innings for his MLB-leading 16th win in the Dodgers' 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals preseason highlights 02:04

    Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals preseason highlights

    Aug 25
    The Arizona Cardinals show off multiple exciting plays but it is not enough as the Cincinnati Bengals prevail in a 19-13 victory in Week 3 of preseason action.
  • Video - Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald shines against Bengals 01:05

    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald shines against Bengals

    Aug 25
    Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald appears ready for the regular season, hauling in three receptions for 71 yards Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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