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ESPN.com Updated Dec 31, 2012
Kevin Durant scored 30 points, Russell Westbrook returned from a cut above his eye to finish with 24 points, nine assists and seven rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 114-96 on Monday night.Share Tweet
valleyofthesun.com Dec 31, 2012Until the clock struck 5:00 in the fourth quarter on Monday, the fans in Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Oklahoma City Thunder team itself appeared bored with the Phoenix Suns. When the clock hit...Share Tweet
Todd Haley and other thoughts for CardinalsESPN's John Clayton points to Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley, among others, as a potential head coaching candidate in Arizona. Haley, the Cardinals' offensive coordinator during their Super Bowl season, would come to the Cardinals …Share TweetThe Arizona Cardinals have fired coach Ken Whisenhunt after six seasons that included the long-suffering franchise's only Super Bowl appearance.Share TweetCurrent defensive coordinator Ray Horton was established as a candidate for the Cardinals head coaching job already. But team president Michael Bidwill just said during a press conference that he was also going to interview former Eagles coach Andy Reid…Share TweetWith plenty of head-coaching jobs coming open and not necessarily a slew of high-end head coaches to fill the vacancies, Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton likely will be in high demand, given the well-above-average job he has done with the team…Share TweetThe Cardinals have in-house candidates to replace just-fired general manager Rod Graves and head coach Ken Whisenhunt if they want them. But if personnel man Steve Keim and defensive coordinator Ray Horton hang around, they’ll need to fill an offensiveShare TweetWe have five confirmed head coaching vacancies around the NFL at the moment and we’re still waiting to find out whether the Cardinals and Chargers will make it seven by parting ways with Norv Turner and Ken Whisenhunt respectively. Patriots offensive coShare TweetThe facts: The Arizona Cardinals finished the 2012 season with a 5-11 record thanks to a 27-13 road defeat to the San Francisco 49ers in Week 17. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. The Cardinals emerged with the sev…Share TweetThe Seattle Seahawks ended their 2011 season with an overtime loss to John Skelton and the 7-8 Arizona Cardinals. They ended their 2012 regular season with the winning 90-yard touchdown drive against 7-8-1 St. Louis. Around the NFC West: Dec. 31, 2012 T…Share Tweet
Cardinals Fire Ken WhisenhuntDec 31John Clayton on the Cardinals firing head coach Ken Whisenhunt and possible replacements.
Most Attractive Head Coaching PositionDec 31Tim Hasselbeck and Merril Hoge discuss which open head-coaching position is the most attractive and the least.
Westbrook Takes Elbow To The Face In Thunder WinDec 31Despite taking an elbow to the face, Russell Westbrook returns to finish with 24 points in Thunder's 114-96 win over Suns.