Arizona Sports News and Rumors
Life as a budget team hasn’t been bad for the Arizona Coyotes this summer. At the draft in June, the Coyotes swung a deal to land a prospect they were targeting — defenseman Jakob Chychrun — and all that was required of Arizona GM John Chayka was ensuri…Share Tweet
Should Marquese Chriss and Dragan Bender be D-League Bound in 2016-2017?valleyofthesun.com 3 hours agoOver the years, the Phoenix Suns have been known to be a team reliant of their D-League team, the Bakersfield Jam (now the Northern Arizona Suns). Players like T.J. Warren and Tyler Ennis have all...Share TweetESPN.com 6 hours agoCardinals' Bruce Arians on 49ers: 'I think they're the sleeper in the division'Share Tweet
Drury Hits Sac Fly in 11th, D'backs Beat Braves 10-9nytimes.com 10 hours agoBrandon Drury drove in Jake Lamb with a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 10-9 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.Share Tweetyahoo.com 16 hours agoPhoto by Christian Petersen/Getty Images The Arizona Coyotes made history on Wednesday in their announcement of three new hires to the coaching staff. Along with naming former NHLer Mike Van Ryn as Development Coach and Steve Potvin as Skills Coach, the…Share Tweet
Cardinals remain cautious with Larry Fitzgerald's kneeESPN.com 18 hours agoCardinals remain cautious with Larry Fitzgerald's kneeShare Tweet
Phoenix Suns: Three Signs the Suns have gone “Full Tank”valleyofthesun.com 19 hours agoDisclaimer: I don’t think “tanking” is bad. I am pro-tanking. Teams who recognize their championship potential is still far away should be maximizing every asset they have,...Share Tweet
John Brown out with headache days after returning from concussionprofootballtalk.com 21 hours agoCardinals wide receiver John Brown went into the league’s concussion protocol early in training camp and wound up missing three weeks of work before getting cleared to return to practice last weekend. Brown’s return to action has hit a snag, however. Co…Share Tweet
Bruce Arians, John Elway added to competition committeeprofootballtalk.com Aug 24 (yesterday)Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he was taking a “leave of absence” from the competition committee, but they may have filled the job on him. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and Broncos executive John Elway have been added…Share Tweet
Arizona’s Jaron Brown Makes The Most Of His Limited Role On Teamcardinalsgab.com Aug 24 (yesterday)Since being signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2013, Jaron Brown has used the month-long warmups at training camp to get his reps in and prove himself to his coaches and teammates. However, since the team has much depth at the…Share Tweet
Kemp's Bases-Loaded Double Lifts Braves Past D-Backsnytimes.com Aug 24 (yesterday)Matt Kemp's two-out, bases-loaded double in the eighth inning erased a one-run Arizona lead and the Atlanta Braves beat the Diamondbacks 7-4 on Tuesday night in the second of a four-game series between teams with the two worst records in the National Le…Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 23 (yesterday)Cromartie, a cornerback who made the Pro Bowl two years ago with the Cardinals and then turned unproductive with the Jets, is a veteran on a team with little depth in its secondary as a result of injuries.Share Tweet
The pressure is on Dylan Strome – because of Dylan Stromethehockeynews.com Aug 23 (yesterday)Connor McDavid, fast on his way to becoming the face of the NHL, understandably attracted a lot of attention at BioSteel’s 2016 Pro Hockey Camp this week in Toronto. Excited kids followed him everywhere he went. So did reporters and photographers. It wa…Share Tweet
Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight will be Dynamic Duo in 2016-2017valleyofthesun.com Aug 23 (yesterday)The Phoenix Suns have adopted the worst nickname in sports, “injury prone.” But when healthy, they could be one of the most surprising teams in the NBA. Who leads this breakout team? Eric...Share Tweet
Goldschmidt's Game-Ending HR Lifts D'backs Over Braves 9-8nytimes.com Aug 23 (2 days ago)Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo homer in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 9-8 on Monday night.Share Tweet
Robert Nkemdiche back to practice with Cardinalsprofootballtalk.com Aug 23 (2 days ago)Arizona Cardinals first-round pick Robert Nkemdiche practiced Monday for the first time since training camp opened in July. According to Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com, Nkemdiche only took part in individual drills in his first day back on the practice field…Share Tweet
Get The Calendar Suns Fans: Northern Arizona Suns Release Schedulevalleyofthesun.com Aug 22 (3 days ago)The Northern Arizona Suns inaugural season will tip-off Saturday, November 12 at the Prescott Valley Event Center. The entire schedule for the Phoenix Suns’ D-League representative is here....Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 22 (3 days ago)Your browser does not support iframes. Some catches are awesome, but few are literally flippin’ awesome. Minor league outfielder Luis Veras, Arizona Diamondbacks prospect currently playing for the Hillsboro Hops, gave his all to make a stupendous catch …Share Tweet
Steve Keim regrets passing on Russell Wilson, even though Keim really didn’tprofootballtalk.com Aug 22 (3 days ago)As the Cardinals prepare for another season featuring another pair of games (at a minimum) against the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson, the man who runs Arizona’s football decision spent some time regretting a decision made more than four years …Share Tweet
Perdomo Pitches Diamondbacks to 9-1 Win Over Padresnytimes.com Aug 21 (4 days ago)Luis Perdomo sent a message to the San Diego Padres: He wants a spot in the rotation next season.Share Tweet
Report: Alex Okafor plans to play with torn biceps tendonprofootballtalk.com Aug 21 (4 days ago)After Friday night’s game against the Chargers, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said that linebacker Alex Okafor faced a decision between having surgery to repair a torn biceps tendon or playing with the injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Okafo…Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 21 (5 days ago)Robbie Ray struck out a career-high 13 and gave up just one hit in seven innings, pitching the Arizona Diamondbacks past the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday night.Share Tweet
Mathieu will command big money from CardinalsJul 26Ed Werder and Louis Riddick explore how much Tyrann Mathieu is worth with him seeking a contract extension from the Cardinals.
Michael Floyd's goal for 2016 is 1,000 yardsJul 25After two straight seasons of less than 1,000 yards, Cardinals WR Michael Floyd has made reaching that milestone his expectation in 2016.
Mike Greenberg remembers Dennis GreenJul 25Mike Greenberg reflects on Dennis Green's passion for fishing, and how sad he is that he will never get the chance to go with him.
Dennis Green's eye for talent unmatchedJul 24John Saunders offers his thoughts on the career of Dennis Green and the impact he had on the NFL on and off the field after Green died earlier this week.